ROOTS: A Black History Month Exhibition (Call for Submissions)

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The OCAD U Blxck Student Association (OBSA) is seeking work from Black students, alumni and other artists and/or designers for OCAD U’s Black History Month exhibition: ROOTS, which will run throughout February 2020.

ROOTS will explore the concepts of reconnecting to ancestral history, the idea of cultural identity as well as the revival and revision of traditions. ROOTS urges Black artists and designers to reflect and explore the different layers of their identities today and how these connect to the past.

Submissions due by December 15. Visit the post for the complete details.

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CALL FOR SUBMISSION The OCADU Blxck Student Association (OBSA) is seeking work from Black students, alumni and other artists and/or designers for our Black History Month exhibition "ROOTS” This exhibition will run from 1st to 28th February 2020. This exhibition will explore the concepts of reconnecting to ancestral history, the idea of cultural identity as well as the revival and revision of traditions.“ROOTS” urges Black artists and designers to reflect and explore the different layers of their identities today and how these connect to the past. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES We are accepting work in any medium: installation, poetry, music, design, sculpture, video, performance, photography, textiles, jewelry, etc. ▪️ Artists are allowed to submit 1-2 works only (depending on size) ▪️ Mostly finished works (WIP) will be accepted. ▪️ Send 2-3 pictures of the piece(s) you would like to be considered for the exhibition. ▪️ Photos must be JPEGs OR PDF, including dimensions. ▪️ Include a 250-word artist statement describing your work, in PDF ▪️ ALL Works must be submitted to blackexcellence.obsa@gmail.com ~ Due to the nature and subject matter of this exhibition, students that self-identify as Black will be given priority.~ . Submission deadline: December 15th (With possibility of extension) Poster done by Graphic Designer: Nkwa Nwalozie @thenkwarchive

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