Call for Art: Meaningful Code

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The Living Arts Centre: Call for Art
Meaningful Code

The Living Art Centre, Gallery
4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga, ON L5B 4B8

Exhibition Dates: October 26, 2019 – January 12, 2020
Submission Deadline: Monday September 16, 2019

The Living Arts Centre (LAC) is looking for submissions which showcase existing and emerging digital technology in creative and innovative ways for an exhibition highlighting recent digital art works.

Artists, designers, and makers are encouraged to submit art pieces and projects investigating:

  • how tangible objects are translated into digital space
  • how technology is changing interpretations of nature, the self, or human interaction
  • the current or predictive potentials for technology and how they are shaping the world

Possible project proposals could include:

  • Digital Painting
  • Animation
  • Video Games
  • Augmented Reality
  • Virtual Reality
  • Video
  • Interactive sculpture
  • Coding based projects
  • Robotics
  • Wearables
  • Digital Environments
  • Speculative Design
  • Research Projects
  • Interactive Storytelling

Eligibility:
Emerging and established artists will be considered. Works must be exhibition ready. If your piece requires custom or advanced set- up or facilitation, please include detailed instructions with your submission package. Equipment for works which require custom presentation and/ or controls must be provided by the artist. Works must have been created within the past 3 years.

Submission Requirements:

  • Visual examples of the project: JPEG, PNG, video, website or external online links
  • CV
  • Project description (150 words max)
  • Artist statement (100 words)
  • Technical requirements (setup and facilitation instructions of your project if necessary)
  • Spatial requirements
  • Insurance value of the piece/ equipment

Send submission materials to: exhibitions.exhibitions@livingarts.on.ca
Submission deadline: Monday, September 16, 2019

The Living Arts Centre will provide:

  • an honorarium for all selected projects
  • Exhibition design/ installation assistance
  • On-site facilitation of your project during the exhibition
  • Social media and marketing
  • An opening reception with networking opportunities

Notification of Acceptance:
Artists will be notified by email by September 27. 2019 if their work has been selected for exhibition. Accepted artists will receive exhibition details including delivery of artwork, insurance, and opening reception.

For more information on the LAC visit: https://www.livingartscentre.ca/

Questions? Please contact Katie Micak at exhibitions.exhibitions@livingarts.on.ca