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OPPORTUNITY

CWOW Metro Show 25 Call for Entries


Deadline:
Wed Oct 03, 2007 14:23

METRO 25 SHOW
25TH Anniversary - CALL FOR ENTRIES

ENTRY DEADLINE October 16, 2007
juried small works travelling exhibition
painting | photo | sculpture | drawing | new media | mixed

November 15 - December 20, 2007
METRO 25 SHOW

PUBLIC RECEPTION
November 15, 2007, 6-8pm

JURORS
Heather Darcy | Curator and Artist Manager, Mixed Greens Gallery
Erin Donnelly | Curator and Residency Director, Lower Manhattan
Cultural Council
Carlo McCormick | Curator, Art Critic and Senior Editor, Paper Magazine

ELIGIBILITY
Open to all artists; any media, style or subject. Unselected entries
from previous METRO shows are eligible for re-entry (new jurors each
year).

13 inches or less in any dimension
Any media
Any subject
Any style

REGISTRATION FEE
A non-refundable registration fee of $10.00 per piece is required. NO
LIMIT TO THE NUMBER OF ENTRIES PER ARTIST. Each work juried
individually. Jurors not limited to one selection per artist.
MC/Visa/Amex, cash, checks, or money orders payable to City Without
Walls.

PRESENTATION
Works are not to exceed 13 inches in any dimension, including frame or
base. NO EXCEPTIONS. Wall pieces must be ready to hang, with
appropriate wire or hanger. cWOW accepts no responsibility for damage
to works behind glass. Acrylic strongly recommended.

TRAVELING SHOW
At the close of the exhibition at cWOW, all or part of the show will
be selected for a multi-stop, year-long tour of the state and region.
Participation in the traveling show is voluntary.

METRO 25 GALA
In addition to the reception at our Crawford Street gallery,
twenty-five years of City Without Wall's Metro Show will also be
celebrated the prior evening at a gala event on Wednesday, November
14, 2007 at the Newark Club, One Newark Center, 22nd Floor, Newark,
NJ. The night’s festivities will include entertainment, auction, and
dinner. Artist Ben Jones, The Prudential Foundation, and Newark
Councilwoman Dana Rone will be honored. Tickets are $125 per person.
Contact cWOW for more information at 973.622.1188 or info@cwow.org.

DEADLINE OCTOBER 16
Entries will be accepted Tuesday, October 9 to Saturday, October 13
from 1-6pm, and Tuesday, October 16 from 1-6pm.

ENTRY/DELIVERY
Jurors will select from original artworks. NOT FROM SLIDES. HAND
DELIVERY ONLY. NO SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED BY MAIL. Your entries must be
delivered with the registration fees and file cards. Acceptance or
pickup notifications will be mailed to you approximately two weeks
after the submission deadline.

AWARDS
Cash awards for artists to be announced.

SALES
Sales are encouraged. There will be a 30\% gallery commission on all
sales. Works must be marked with a price or marked “Not for Sale.”

LIABILITY AND PERMISSION
Works are exhibited at the artist’s risk. City Without Walls and its
employees will not be liable for loss or damage to any work from any
cause. Artist grants cWOW the right to use images of accepted artwork
in promotional materials. Submission of work constitutes agreement
with all terms in this prospectus.

DIRECTIONS
CWOW is located at 6 Crawford Street in Newark’s historic Lincoln Park
neighborhood. Mass Transit: PATH, NJ Transit or Amtrak to Newark Penn
Station. Take taxi or bus #39 to Broad St. and W. Kinney; Walk on W.
Kinney to Halsey; L one block to Crawford. NJ Turnpike & 78 W: Exit 14
to 78 W to Newark Airport / Route 21 N Exit; Broad St Exit; L at W.
Kinney; L on Halsey to Crawford. Garden State Parkway: Exit 140 to Rt.
22 East; to 21 North; L onto Broad St; L at W. Kinney; L on Halsey to
Crawford.

City Without Walls (cWOW), New Jersey’s oldest non-profit art space,
advances the careers of emerging artists while building the audience
for contemporary art. cWOW’s annual Metro Show is one of the oldest
and most respected juried small works exhibitions in the metro region.
“Metro” originally referred to our tradition of moving the show by
rail to its many host cities. Today, we use all forms of
transportation, while maintaining our original commitment to bring
challenging contemporary art into people’s everyday lives.

“Small works, high standards”
New York Times

“Metro Show brings out region’s best”
Star Ledger

“Small in size but not in scope”
New York Times

“Cutting edge art at City Without Walls”
Star Ledger


DISCUSSION

GPS-enabled Shoes available for public testing at Gallery Aferro


Gallery Aferro www.aferro.org
The Aphrodite Project www.sexygpsshoes.com

The Platform Shoes: (a monthlong event)

Norene Leddy will be offering the public the opportunity to try on
"hacked" platform heels that feature an embedded LCD screen, GPS
transmitters and an audible alarm. Their functionality is based on
extensive interviews with sex workers, and can be viewed as an
extended mediation on pleasure and danger.

The Platforms Store is open:

Try on the Platforms sandals Sept. 15,22, and 29 from 12-6pm. Take them for a spin around the block, and let us know what you think. Demo sandals are available in a variety of sizes up to a women's 12 / men's 10. Aphrodite Team members will be on hand to guide you, answer questions and to take custom orders.

To schedule an appointment, call us at (646) 652-7186 or email us at
appointments AT theaphroditeproject DOT tv. Walk-ins will be
accommodated when possible

Audible Alarm Demonstration Sept. 29
Sept. 29 at 4pm we will hold a live demonstration to show how you can
build your own personal audible alarm system for around $10. The
system is easy to assemble and uses parts available from RadioShack.
No soldering or special skills are required. In addition to shoes,
this alarm can be used in handbags, jackets and other clothing. Email
diy-aferro AT theaphroditeproject DOT tv for more info and a parts
list.

DISCUSSION

Desiderium at Gallery Aferro 9/8/07


Desiderium
September 8 - October 6, 2007
Opening Reception September 8, 2007 6-9 PM
Curated by Evonne Davis

Gallery Aferro 73 Market Street Newark NJ www.aferro.org

Desiderium (n.) Deep, unfulfilled longing. Yearning. Desire without hope.
The end of Desire Street, New Orleans, LA is the river. Unfulfilled
desires- whether terminal or provisional- temporarily unite 29
artists, by transporting them together to a place of unassuaged need

The Artists: Alicia Ackerman, Laura Amussen, Les Ayre, Leticia R
Bajuyo, Gianluca Bianchino, Mona Brody, Suzanne Broughel, Gema Alava
Crisostomo, Robert Dandarov, Steven Dressler, Kathy Goodell, Marion
Held, Kathyrn Allen Hurni, LJ Lindhurst Lara Loutrel, Tami Lynn,
William Mwazi, Kelly Pinho, Brian Stuparyk, Leah K Tomaino, James
Vining, Susan H Wilson, M Laine Wyatt

The New Media Room: videos by Dahlia Elsayed, Carolyn L Kane,
installations by Jieun Kwon, Norene Leddy and Marina Shterenberg

The Platform Shoes: (a monthlong event)
Norene Leddy will be offering the public the opportunity to try on
"hacked" platform heels that feature an embedded LCD screen, GPS
transmitters and an audible alarm. Their functionality is based on
extensive interviews with sex workers, and can be viewed as an
extended mediation on pleasure and danger.

The Platforms Store is open: Try on the Platforms sandals Sept. 15,
22, and 29 from 12-6pm. Take them for a spin around the block, and let
us know what you think. Demo sandals are available in a variety of
sizes up to a women's 12 / men's 10. Aphrodite Team members will be on
hand to guide you, answer questions and to take custom orders. To
schedule an appointment, call us at (646) 652-7186 or email us at
appointments AT theaphroditeproject DOT tv. Walk-ins will be
accommodated when possible

Audible Alarm Demonstration Sept. 29
Sept. 29 at 4pm we will hold a live demonstration to show how you can
build your own personal audible alarm system for around $10. The
system is easy to assemble and uses parts available from RadioShack.
No soldering or special skills are required. In addition to shoes,
this alarm can be used in handbags, jackets and other clothing. Email
diy-aferro AT theaphroditeproject DOT tv for more info and a parts
list.

Aferro Publications Available Now!

After high demand, Publication No. 1, "Our Man in Havana" can now be
purchased via aferro.org and lulu.com. Publication No. 3, "I Dream of a World Where the World Never Happened" will be available at the Desiderium opening as a limited edition of 50 signed by Evonne Davis

OPPORTUNITY

Maps and Guns OPEN CALL


Deadline:
Fri Apr 27, 2007 10:24

OPEN CALL
In The Country of Last Refuge
A mash-up, on urbanism, communication (and its breakdown, on an intimate and global level) violence and geography

by Emma Wilcox and Evonne Davis.
With full color illustrated, perfect bound catalog.

Urbanism
Vitality
Paranoia
Transformation
Endurance
Communication
Perception
Geography
Isolation
Memory
Justice
Violence
Action and Indifference

Submissions in any and all media due Aug 15.

Notification by Sep 1 Delivery by Sep 29.
Materials for catalog may be requested earlier than work delivery.

In the Country of Violence will be on display at Gallery Aferro, Newark NJ, October 2007

In The Country of Last Things 2004
In The Country of Last Things 4-Ever 2006
In the Country of Last Refuge 2007

www.aferro.org

Please refer to exhibition guidelines on website
http://www.aferro.org/websitebaker/wb/pages/submissions.php

Please email work to mapsandguns@gmail.com or mail work to Emma Wilcox Gallery Aferro 248 Sherman ave #43 NY NY 10034

The mission of Gallery Aferro is to bring cultural education and esthetic engagement with contemporary issues to all people equally, and to create an environment where artists can gather and share physical and intellectual resources.
We are working towards an arts community that is available to everyone, without sacrificing standards or quality of experience. Founded in a converted factory building in the Ironbound, Gallery Aferro was planned as a pilot project to be recreated in different architectural forms, in multiple American cities. Gallery Aferro is currently being run out of a 20,000 sq ft building in downtown Newark.


DISCUSSION

Robotic Vacuum Cleaners paint Gallery Aferro on 4/21


Our Man in Havana: The Vacuum Cleaner in Art
April 21 - May 26, 2007
Curated by Emma Wilcox

Opening Reception Saturday April 21, 6-9:30

Gallery Aferro
73 Market St
Newark NJ 07102

www.aferro.org

3 Roomba robotic vaccum cleaners under the direction of Bobby Zokaites will begin
painting virgin canvas at 8 sharp! Visitors to the gallery may be allowed to tap their
bumpers, causing the robots to paint a perfect circle!

Performance by Asha Ganpat Just Like Mom and Dad's! throughout.
Live, nonstop vaccuming before your very eyes!

Meanwhile, rumors of a vaccuming frenzy in Second Life remain unconfirmed.
James Morgan + John Bruneau present Looks Very Tidy, a machinima featuring vacuuming in a dust free environment.

Illustrated full color catalog available for sale, sponsored by Newark Art Supply

Merav Ezer, Eliza Gagnon, Asha Ganpat, Ganzblum, Richard Herzog, Jessica Lagunas,
Valeri Larko, Maria Adelaida Lopez, Karen Margolis, James Morgan + John Bruneau, Toni
Pepe, MaryJo Rosania, Karen Zalamea, Bobby Zokaites