CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Navigating Identity in the Asian Diaspora
AZN Artists Collective (AAC) is thrilled to have the opportunity to host our very first exhibition at OCAD U in the Ada Slaight Gallery space. AAC would love for you to join us in the making of our exhibition, and we invite current members of the collective and non-members to apply (with consideration of the qualifications). We ask that participants submit one piece of work or a series that relates to our theme: navigating identity in the Asian diaspora. We would love to know your perspective, experiences, and your past or present views on what it like to navigate identity as a person belonging to the Asian Diaspora. Existing pieces or proposals for new works are acceptable submissions. Please indicate on your application if your work has specific installation requirements or if you need special accommodations. The artworks will be selected by a jury, and the successful applicants will be contacted.
Note: the AAC is in full compliance with OCAD University’s COVID-19 protocols, gallery capacity is TBD.
Submission deadline: 11:59 p.m., November 30, 2021
How To Apply: Please fill out the form attached to this link
-Current OCAD Student
-Member of Asian Diaspora
-Headshot and Artist Bio
Compensation: there will unfortunately be no compensation as this is an unpaid opportunity.
November 30: Submission Deadline
December 1 to 6: Assessment Process
December 6: Notification of Results
January 17: Opening Day
January 26: Closing Night
About AZN Artists Collective:
AZN Artists Collective (AAC) is a community to get together to talk about social issues, identity work; Pan-Asian political/social justice oriented while sharing a common passion of the design and fine arts. Although the AAC mainly caters to the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, we are committed to engaging and welcoming those who identify as Black, Indigenous, People(s) of Colour (BIPOC); Two-spirited, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Pansexual (2SLGBTQ+); and Deaf Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Persons Living with Mental Illness.
For information about this and other student-run groups at OCAD U, visit https://www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-groups