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Deadline 31/08/22 - 09:00

Bridge The Tamar - Group Exhibition Open Call

Tamar Bridge Image from The Box
Image courtesy of The Box © Mirrorpix

MIRROR are inviting artists based in Plymouth and Cornwall to submit artwork for Bridge the Tamar, a group exhibition to be hosted in our gallery from April to June 2023.

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MIRROR are inviting artists based in Plymouth and Cornwall to submit artwork for Bridge the Tamar, a group exhibition to be hosted in our gallery from April to June 2023.

Inspired by an image from the city archive of activists demanding a bridge over the River Tamar, the exhibition explores the local and global challenges of connectivity between peoples and societies.

Artists are invited to submit up to 3 existing artworks through an open call in response to the following themes:

  • Connectivity across distance

  • Displacement

  • Borders/margins/edges

  • Longing/belonging

  • Togetherness/community

  • Building bridges/repair

  • Closeness/distance

  • Place-making

Open call deadline: 31st Aug 2022, 9:00am

Selection: 5th-9th Sep 2022

All applicants informed of outcome: 12th-16th Sep 2022

Exhibition Dates
Install: 20th-30th Mar 2023
PV: 30th Mar 2023
Exhibition run: 31st Mar-10th Jun 2023

Fees
Artists will be paid £200 for each artwork presented (existing works).

Who can apply?
Artists must be operating professionally as an artist and be based within Plymouth or Cornwall.

Selection process:
Artists and artworks will be selected by Hannah Rose (Curator, MIRROR) plus staff from the MIRROR Advisory Group at Arts University Plymouth

How to apply

Click the 'apply' button and complete the form. We recommend that you download the application form questions (see link below) and complete and save your answers in advance (checking the word counts) before copying and pasting your answers into the form and submitting.


You can download the PDF version on the form page.


Video Applications:

We also accept applications via video. If choosing to submit a video file please see the application form for specified time limits in which to answer the questions.

  • Please upload your video to Vimeo, YouTube or another online platform or website

  • Please paste the link to your video in each text box of the application form. If your video is password-protected, please include the password as well.

As part of your application, we will also ask you to complete a monitoring form to help us better understand who our opportunities are reaching and to work towards a more inclusive sector. The information you give is anonymised and is not linked to your application.

Deadline for applications:

31st Aug 2022, 9:00am
Applications made after this deadline will not be accepted.
Applicants will be notified by 16th Sep 2022.

Problems with submitting:

If you experience problems with submitting, please try the following steps:

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  • Clearing your cache, then try submitting again

If you are still having problems, please contact Jennifer Sin at jsin@pca.ac.uk.