Freedom – a highly valued commodity, holds true within limitations of a context. Same goes with freedom of expression – much propagated on popular media and television. Jean Baudrillard argued that television precludes the reciprocity necessary for symbolic exchange. Since the television audience cannot “give back” to television, television prevents communication according to him. As also among masses, “freedom” is often lobbied for by politicians. Masses, hold power in their silence. In their silence, they absorb and neutralize. How important is freedom to the masses?
This is a call to artists to explore what it means to live in a free world or to have freedom of speech and expression. There are no limitation on size or media.
Submission is free for this two part initiative.
The first round will be an online exhibit. Round two will be juried for a brick and mortar gallery space. We will announce jury name in Fall 2016. Our publication will feature works of select participating artists and circulated widely. Please follow submission guidelines.
Deadline: September 18th 2016
Failure to follow guidelines might disqualify your submission.
- Please present no more than 5 jpegs
- Your name, phone number and email address, CV, statement etc.
- Provide an Image list with the following file naming convention: jpg, LastName_FirstName1_ImageName.jpg, LastName_FirstName2_ImageName.jpg LastName_FirstName3_ImageName.jpg etc.
- Image List must contain Title, Medium and Size for each image
- Images must be no more than 72 dpi and 1000 pixels on the longer side, File name must correspond with Image title more or less.
- Email your submission with “Project: Free” marked in the subject field