Elevator Gallery, Concordia University‚Äôs newest, most mobile and smallest exhibition space is pleased to announce its first open call for proposals.
Located in both passenger elevators of the EV building (Faculty of Fine Arts side) the Elevator Gallery‚Äôs exhibition space is comprised solely of two small frames located near the doors inside each elevator cabin.
Proposals may be either image or text, or a combination of both. Faculty, staff, and students and alumni at Concordia University are encouraged to submit proposals that will be installed in the elevators for two week cycles throughout the fall term. A second call for proposals will be held for the winter term exhibitions.
Elevator Gallery is an initiative of Post Image, a research cluster at Concordia University‚Äôs Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology.
October 5 from 12 to 1, outside the elevators on the ground floor of the EV, Fine Arts side.
Proposals may be either image or text, or a combination of both.
Applicants may propose to use each of the elevators differently, or to submit a single image or text for both elevator cabins.
Visual proposals could take the form of graphic design, reproductions of photographs, drawings, prints or paintings etc.
Purely text based submissions of poetry, manifestos, or very short essays and stories are welcomed.
Please note that the Elevator Gallery cannot ensure that works installed in the gallery will remain undamaged, so original artworks are not be accepted .
Only individuals whose proposals have been selected for exhibition will be notified.
Elevator Gallery will print and install selected projects. No fees or reimbursements are provided.
What and how to submit
Email your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday September 29th at 5:00pm.
All artwork must be two dimensional and require no electricity.
Artwork is to be submitted as an attachment to your submission email at the following dimensions: 12cm x 12cm JPEG @72dpi.
Files should be labeled using the following naming convention: Lastname_Firstname_1.jpg , Lastname_Firstname_2.jpg
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