Another Day In Paradise

Another Day In Paradise

This Deadline Expired: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Summer 2019 exhibition at Gravy Studio & Gallery in Philadelphia, PA
Expanded online exhibition on In the In-Between https://www.inthein-between.com/

$25 early bird entry fee March 1 – 31st
$35 regular entry from April 1 – May 15th

The vast majority of photographs we see in our day-to-day lives present idealized versions of their subject matters, often making the world seem cleaner, more orderly, and more beautiful than it actually is. It’s difficult to grasp the profound influence we are subject to within our inescapable media-diets of beautiful images that offer promises of something better.

How can photography be used to reflect on notions of paradise, desire, and fantasy? What roles do these promises play in our daily lives, and in our current societal conditions? What’s the value of idyllic spaces? What is the cultural and personal value of a photograph that makes the world look better than it is? Who benefits from notions of paradise, and who doesn’t? Where do we want to escape to, and what are we running from?

Gravy Studio and In the In-Between are seeking photographic work of any process that explores notions of paradise, idealization, fantasy, and escape.

Guidelines & Requirements:

5-10 images, 72 dpi and 1000px on the longest side

Image list including titles, dates, and exhibition dimensions of submitted work. (PDF)

This exhibition is open to all photographic processes

Statement (1-2 paragraphs)

Artist Bio (1-2 paragraphs)

Awards:

Curators will select 3-5 artists for a summer group exhibition at Gravy Studio & Gallery in Philadelphia

An additional 5-15 artists will be selected for an expanded online exhibition on In the in-Between

All entries will be considered independently for portfolio and interview features on In the In-Between

All entries will be considered for future exhibitions and projects at Gravy

Key Dates:

Submission deadline: Wednesday, May 15

Acceptance notifications: Saturday, June 1

Shipping deadline for the exhibition: Friday, June 28

Opening reception of exhibition at Gravy: Saturday, July 13

Opening of the online exhibition on In the In-Between: Thursday, August 1

Exhibition runs at Gravy from July 13th – August 31st

Lauren Sweeney
Dora Ficher

Born in Buenos Aires, I grew up immersed in energy and color, inspired by the people, the art and architecture, the variance,…

Born in Buenos Aires, I grew up immersed in energy and color, inspired by the people, the art and architecture, the variance, intricacies and connections of colors and patterns. Today, with my Argentinean…

Born in Buenos Aires, I grew up immersed in energy and color, inspired by the people, the art and architecture, the variance, intricacies and connections of colors and patterns. Today, with my Argentinean roots embedded in…

Michele C. Kishita

Michele Kishita is a Philadelphia-based painter who strives to conjure the landscape that no longer exists but is inherently…

Michele Kishita is a Philadelphia-based painter who strives to conjure the landscape that no longer exists but is inherently contained in each of her panels. She investigates the visual contrast and harmony…

Michele Kishita is a Philadelphia-based painter who strives to conjure the landscape that no longer exists but is inherently contained in each of her panels. She investigates the visual contrast and harmony where human-made…

Caitlin T. McCormack

Caitlin McCormack is an InLiquid artist member.…

Caitlin McCormack is an InLiquid artist member.…

Caitlin McCormack is an InLiquid artist member.…

Daniel Dallmann

My life and my perceptions are the subjective drivers for the pictures I make. Making a painting is, for me, an exploratory…

My life and my perceptions are the subjective drivers for the pictures I make. Making a painting is, for me, an exploratory process toward understanding, not an expository declaration of a position already…

My life and my perceptions are the subjective drivers for the pictures I make. Making a painting is, for me, an exploratory process toward understanding, not an expository declaration of a position already held.…

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