Call for Entries: Rituals and Rites

Call for Entries: Rituals and Rites

This Deadline Expired: Sunday, November 25, 2018

14th December 2018 -17th of January 2019

Opening night Thursday 13th December 2018, 6-8pm

Deadline for submission is 25th November 2018

Ritual and Rites aims to explore new perspectives on how supernatural powers, part of the mythologies and folklore, of multiple cultures and cosmogonies, can be used today as a tool to examine “human nature” cross-cultural contexts as well as investigating the societal, evolutionary and psychological significance of ritual and rites process and form with regard to understanding what constitutes ‘human nature’ today.

Artcore invites artists to examine the key categories of magico-religious belief and practice used by anthropologists (including myth, ritual, witchcraft and shamanism), as well as surveying theories regarding the continued importance of ritual and rites in a contemporary, globalised world with regard to topics such identity, shamanism, new magic and folklore.

The exhibition is seeking to encourage originality and to challenge the norms with regard to the way we approach this topic as well as engaging critically with the way that we think about contemporary rituals and cultural difference, and to reflect on the kinds of cultural biases that we all employ when thinking about social, cultural or ethnic groups different to our own.

We are looking for artists to exhibit innovative and critically informed works to be part of Ritual and Rites exhibition, which will be held in Artcore gallery.

Original works varying from painting, sculpture, collage, prints, mixed media, textile, performance and photography are welcome.

Deadline for submissions: Midnight Saturday 25th November 2018.

Application Form can be downloaded here

Each artist can submit one artwork for £10, two for £15 and for three £20.
Submission fees can be paid by PayPal. You can send money to Paypal ID: accountancy@artcoreuk.com by Cheque: payble to ‘Artcore’ by Bank Transfer :

Account name: Artcore
Sort code: 40-19-15
Account number: 44072936

Dates:

Deadline for submissions: Midnight Sunday 25th November 2018.

Delivery artworks dates: 28/11/2018 – 6/12/2018

Exhibition Dates: 14/12/2018 – 17/01/2019

Exhibition launch: 13/12/2018

Andrew Conti
Andrew Conti
D’nae Harrison
D’nae Harrison
Diane Lachman is an InLiquid artist member.
Diane Lachman
Diane Lachman

Diane Lachman is an InLiquid artist member.…

Diane Lachman is an InLiquid artist member.…

Diane Lachman is an InLiquid artist member.…

Chris Cox, a Philadelphia-area abstract artist, creates oil on canvas abstract landscape, seascapes and atmospheric paintings that are inspired and informed by what she has seen and experienced throughout the world. She builds upon layers of paint until each painting develops a rich history and texture. Her moody paintings are peaceful and meditative with a sense of mystery.
Chris Cox
Chris Cox

Chris Cox, a Philadelphia-area abstract artist, creates oil on canvas abstract landscape, seascapes and atmospheric paintings…

Chris Cox, a Philadelphia-area abstract artist, creates oil on canvas abstract landscape, seascapes and atmospheric paintings that are inspired and informed by what she has seen and experienced throughout…

Chris Cox, a Philadelphia-area abstract artist, creates oil on canvas abstract landscape, seascapes and atmospheric paintings that are inspired and informed by what she has seen and experienced throughout the world. She builds…

Matthew Borgen's recent work utilizes imagery from comic books published during the mid-20th century — the genre’s so-called golden age. Using their visual conventions, nostalgic aura, and narrative structure in combination with images borrowed from art history and other popular cultural sources, Borgen has developed a hybrid visual language which he uses in his digital prints and wall installations to make comment on topics ranging from historical, formal strategies of artmaking to issues within the current political and social discourse.
Matthew Borgen
Matthew Borgen

Matthew Borgen's recent work utilizes imagery from comic books published during the mid-20th century — the genre’s so-called…

Matthew Borgen's recent work utilizes imagery from comic books published during the mid-20th century — the genre’s so-called golden age. Using their visual conventions, nostalgic aura, and narrative…

Matthew Borgen's recent work utilizes imagery from comic books published during the mid-20th century — the genre’s so-called golden age. Using their visual conventions, nostalgic aura, and narrative structure in combination…

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