Selected Opportunities: 28 September – 4 October

Image: Michael O’Pray Prize by FVU

Published 28th Sep 2020, Written by veronica

Ready for this week’s selected opportunities? On top of our own open call for art students, we’ve found a virtual residency, a prize for writers, an exhibition in New York, and a festival in Kaliningrad – all open for applications.

Also see: this week’s favorite projects

ArtConnect X Modulor Open Call | Material Hybrids

This open call is created especially with the new school year in mind and is open to students registered at art schools in Europe. Projects may be either digital or analog as long as they incorporate and highlight at least two materials in combination or juxtaposition.

The first prize winner will receive:

1 x 150 euro voucher redeemable at Modulor’s online store

Two runners-up will receive:

1 x 50 euro voucher redeemable at Modulor’s online store

All three projects will be:

  • Featured in ArtConnect Magazine
  • Featured in Modulor’s Online Magazine
  • Have their work shared on both Modulor and ArtConnect’s social media to an audience of art lovers, professionals, and collectors

Application fee: None

Deadline: November 1, 2020

Organizer: ArtConnect and Modulor

Michael O’Pray Prize

The Michael O’Pray Prize is an award for new writing on innovation and experimentation in the moving image. The prize is open to all early-career writers based in the UK. Three awarded texts will be published by Art Monthly and FVU, with a £500 prize for the winner, and two £250 awards for two runners up.

Application fee: None

Deadline: October 22, 2020

Organizer: FVU

Selected Opportunities: 28 September - 4 October

apexart NYC Open Call

apexart is accepting exhibition proposals for its NYC Open Call from October 1-31, 2020. The four winning proposals will become apexart exhibitions presented at apexart’s NYC space as part of its 2021-22 exhibition season. Curators, artists, writers, and creative individuals, regardless of experience level or location, are invited to submit a proposal online.

Four winning proposals will each receive an exhibition budget of up to $10,000, staff support, and be part of the next apexart exhibition season.

Application fee: None

Deadline: November 4, 2020

Organizer: apexart

Virtual Residency – Weekends in November

The virtual residency is a gathering of artists who work in sync, support one another and use a change in pace to think differently about their creative practice. This session of the residency takes place over three weekends – Saturday and Sunday 7, 8 –– 14, 15 –– 21, 22 November 2020. The program welcomes, but is not limited to: visual artists, conceptual artists, video artists, writers, poets, multidisciplinary artists, performance artists, installation artists, photographers

The content of discussions during the residency will be determined by the work undertaken by participants. Some participants might plan to produce deeply conceptual work. For others the process will be more practical. Others will work on a mixture of both.

Application fee: None

Deadline: October 7, 2020

Organizer: Cel del Nord

Selected Opportunities: 28 September - 4 October

Open Call for Artists, Curators, and Art Managers Based in Kaliningrad and Berlin

In December 2020, the international contemporary art festival RAUM SPACE will take place in Kaliningrad. As part of the project, artists, curators and art managers living in Kaliningrad and Berlin will meet with specialists from the cultural industry of Russia and Europe, take part in TOOLS WITHOUT RULES thematic workshops, and develop and implement joint art projects. The festival will become a platform for the exchange of ideas, observations and experiences of artists and professionals from the two cities.

Application fee: None

Deadline: October 5, 2020

Organizer: RAUM SPACE

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