Art of Courage: Black Lives Matter 360 Exhibition

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:

REQUIREMENTS (All media to be Visual Arts only)

➢ Non-refundable $15 fee to Rozenia Johnson via CashApp at $Sonofu, or via Square Reader
➢ Brief bio with up to (8) samples of work in a PNG format at min. 600 dpi with title, size, medium, date, and description
➢ Short 15 – 30 sec. video clip noting Artist name, title of works, size, medium, date, and description of works
➢ Works must be ready to install, accompanied with all necessary hanging mechanisms, special instructions, securely packed and delivered on site by Saturday, January 30, 2021. Artists must assist with the installation of their outdoor public artworks. Drilling into the ground will not be permitted.

SUBMISSIONS DUE BY JANUARY 27th

Send submission and direct questions to:
Rozenia Johnson
Curator of Art and Exhibitions, MDUBA Associates
[email protected] 313.405.3044

A POWERFUL NEW EXHIBITION FOR ITS TIME IS OPENING

DEARBORN, MI (December 18, 2020)

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The Downtown Development Authority East Dearborn is pleased to announce its newest initiative, “Art of Courage: Black Lives Matter 360 Exhibition,” February 8, 2021 – February 8, 2022, in the Connector at City Hall Artspace, 13615  Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI.

Throughout history artists have been compelled to reveal and challenge the social conflicts that existed  during their lifetimes which have left indelible impressions of change and progress. “Art of Courage:  Black Lives Matter 360 Exhibition” continues that tradition by inviting Michigan artists to lend their visual voices to the issue of police violence and racial injustice and unrest in African American communities across the nation that has been sparked by the Black Lives Matter Movement. It is  developed by the Downtown Development Authority – East Dearborn as part of their events addressing  the broad impact of systemic racism in cities such as Dearborn, Michigan, where African Americans are  not the majority population.

This exhibition will be presented both virtually, and inside the Connector at City Hall Artspace including  its public outdoor grounds in Dearborn, Michigan. It will comprise more than thirty works from a variety  of visual art mediums. In addition, the exhibition’s educational programs will include a series of Artists Talks and lectures.

“Art of Courage: Black Lives Matter 360 Exhibition” is just one in a series of events on issues of racial  justice and equality that will be presented by the Downtown Development Authority – East Dearborn. Julia Kapilango, chair of the group, remarks, “I enjoy seeing artists of all mediums teaming up to produce such innovative and transformational experiences that match what our nation is feeling and thinking. I am grateful for our board’s support and leadership.”

“Art of Courage: Black Lives Matter 360 Exhibition” is made possible with the assistance of the  Downtown Development Authority – East Dearborn.

For more information contact Rozenia Johnson, Curator of Art and Exhibitions, MDUBA Associates [email protected] 313.405.3044