More Than One Way

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  • Open Call

More Than One Way

CALL FOR ENTRIES

Southern Exposure's Annual Entry-Fee-Free Juried Exhibition and Screening of New Works by Northern California Artists
Exhibition juried by Aandrea Stang, screening juried by Kevin McGarry

Southern Exposure invites Northern California visual artists to submit new work for the 2014 Juried Exhibition and Screening More Than One Way. All ideas and forms will be considered.

RULES & INFORMATION

Entry fee:
Absolutely none! Never! Nope!

Who is eligible:
Open to artists living in Northern California, north of King City and south of Red Bluff. Artists and other instigators working in all media and formats are encouraged to apply. Work selected for this program will exemplify Southern Exposure’s mission and our commitment to supporting new, innovative, risk-taking contemporary visual art practices.

What work will be considered:

  • SoEx accepts only ONE submission per person for consideration per juried opportunity. Video artists may submit ONE work to be considered for the exhibition and ONE work to be considered for the screening.
  • Work must be new or have been completed within the current year.
  • Dimensions of gallery-based objects submitted may not exceed 5’ x 5’ x 5’ and 75 lbs.

How to submit your work:

  • For gallery-based objects, actual objects must be submitted in person by you or another friendly human and must be ready to install. Assembly of artwork during the drop-off days is strictly prohibited. See additional instructions below.
  • For performance, social practice or web-based pieces to be presented on opening night or during the run of the exhibition, please submit no more than a 400 word description of the proposed project and how you intend for it to be presented at SoEx with up to two support images by NOON on Saturday, November 15 at https://soex.submittable.com/submit.
  • For video-based work for EXHIBITION or SCREENING, artists must submit a link to their work on Vimeo or YouTube. The juror will view up to five minutes of your work. Video link entries must be received by NOON on Saturday, November 15 at https://soex.submittable.com/submit. If work is accepted for the exhibition, the work must be available for presentation as a DVD or mp4 or mov video file, and must be able to be shown on a video monitor. Please submit no more than ONE work to be considered for the exhibition and/or ONE work to be considered for the screening

For tips on how to encode and upload your video files, here are some hopefully helpful links:
https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/1722171
https://vimeo.com/help/compression

IMPORTANT DATES

Artwork drop-off dates:
Friday, November 14, 2014, 12:00 – 7:00 PM
Saturday, November 15, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Video submission deadline:
Saturday, November 15, 2014, 12:00 PM

Jurying and notification:
Artists whose work has been accepted to the exhibition will be notified by phone by 10:00 PM on Sunday, November 16, 2014. Artists whose work has been accepted to the screening will be notified by email by 10:00 PM on Tuesday, December 2, 2014.

ONLY accepted artists will be notified by these dates. Don't call us. We'll call you!

Non-selected work pick-up:
Monday, November 17, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Work left after the pick-up day will be charged $5 per day storage fee.

Note: While every precaution will be made in the care of submitted work, Southern Exposure is unable to insure work during the jurying phase of More Than One Way.

More Than One Way Opening Reception
Friday, November 21, 2014
7:00—9:00 PM

More Than One Way Screening
Saturday, December 13, 2014
7:00 — 8:30 PM

Exhibition Dates
November 21 – December 13, 2014
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 12:00 – 6:00 PM

ABOUT THE JURORS

Aandrea Stang is the director of OxyArts at Occidental College. She serves as the director of the college's Weingart Gallery and its Wanlass Artist in Residence program. From 2002 until 2012 Stang was Senior Education Program Manager at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA). While there she developed special programming for exhibitions such as Allan Kaprow — Art as Life (2008); William Leavitt: Theater Objects (2011) and Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981 (2011). From 2008 to 2012 she oversaw MOCA’s Engagement Party, a program that offered residencies to artists exploring socially engaged artwork.

Kevin McGarry is a writer and curator based in Los Angeles. He writes about art and culture for publications including ArtForum, New York Times Style Magazine, e-flux, Art Agenda, Modern Weekly China, and several others. He co-organizes Migrating Forms film festival at BAMcinématek in Brooklyn. Previously he was a programmer at the New York Underground Film Festival.