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Call for Submissions – Shape Open Exhibition 2013
Posted on : May 28, 2013 Author : shapearts.org.uk


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Call for Submissions – Shape Open Exhibition 2013

Prize                                       Shape Open Prize £500

Submission deadline         Monday 22nd July 2013, 12 Noon

Theme                                   ‘Disability Re-assessed’

Venue                                                The Nunnery Gallery, 181 Bow Rd, London, E3 2SJ

Exhibition dates                   3rd Oct to 20th Oct 2013

 

About the Exhibition

Shape would like to invite applications for the Shape Open from artists who have work that comments or makes reference to the theme ‘Disability Re-assessed’.

 

Prize

Shape Open Prize of £500 – The Shape Open Prize will be selected by a panel of arts industry specialists.

 

Who can apply?

This is an open call to disabled and non-disabled artists. The exhibition will showcase work selected by a panel of arts and industry judges. We do ask you to disclose whether you are disabled or non-disabled for Shape monitoring purposes.

 

Medium:

2D, small 3D pieces and video.

-       2D work no bigger that 100cm x 150cm, ready to hang

-       3D pieces no bigger than 150cm height, 60cm diameter

-       Video work must be on DVD or submitted as a video file .avi/.mov/.mp4, maximum running time of 15mins and be single channel suitable for a showreel

How to apply and submit your work

 

2D and 3D work:

  1. Complete the submission form
  2. Send us a digital format by Monday 22nd July 2013, 12 Noon using one of the following options:

·       Emailing max 5 JPEGs per work to directly to exhibitions@shapearts.org.uk with attachments less then 10mb OR

·       Sending max 5 JPEGs per work to exhibitions@shapearts.org.uk via a file sending website e.g.  yousendit OR

·       Sending us max 5 JPEG per work to on a DVD/CD in the post toShape, Deane House Studios, 27 Greenwood Place, London, NW5 1LB

"MsoNormal" style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:3.0pt;margin-left:55.8pt;mso-hyphenate:auto">NB: Please note we will not return submitted material unless a paid self address envelope is included.

 

Video work

  1. Complete the submission form
  2. Send us a digital format by Monday 22nd July 2013, 12 Noon using one of the following options:

·       Sending us your film via file sending website to exhibitions@shapearts.org.uk via a file sending website e.g.  yousendit OR

·       Sending us a weblink to the film to exhibitions@shapearts.org.uk OR

·       Sending us your film on a DVD/CD in the post toShape, Deane House Studios, 27 Greenwood Place, London, NW5 1LB

NB: Please note we will not return submitted material unless a paid self address envelope is included.

 

Decisions

The successful artists will be selected on the strength of their work and how this fits within the theme and exhibition as a whole. We will notify successful applicants of our decision by 6pm (latest) 12th August 2013.

 

Terms and Conditions

- You will be liable to cover all delivery and collection transportation costs of artwork

- The decision of the selection panel is final

- Shape cannot take responsibility for work damaged or lost during transportation or in Shape possession for the exhibition

- Shape shall insure each work up to a maximum of £ 5,000 per piece.  Any pieces valued above £5,000 will require a certificate of an independent valuation to be provided by the Artist to Shape in order for Shape’s insurance policy cover to be extended.

- Shape’s commission of 40% will be added to the sale value stated for each piece submitted

- Work featured in the Shape Open will have the potential to tour to a series of regional galleries and should be available for a period of 6 months following The Open Exhibition.    

Important Dates

Deadline for submissions  

12 Noon, Monday 22nd July 2013

Notification of selection     

6pm (latest)12th August 2013

Selected artists deliver all work to gallery

26th and 27th Sept 2013

Exhibition runs

3rd Oct to 20th Oct 2013

Closing party and prize announcement

20th Oct 2013 >

 

How to find out more

For more information or an informal discussion about the exhibition, please contact Ben on 020 7424 7352 or exhibitions@shapearts.org.uk

 


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