Please send your submission to our email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the subject line “SUBMISSION 2015”. Open to all Ryerson University students, alumni, curators, and group submissions.
Attach a completed Proposal Application Form (DOWNLOAD) and all of the following in a Dropbox link (recommended) or a single PDF file (max 5MB) with all the required information:
1. Project Description (500 words max):
The project description should give a clear and concrete explanation of how the work will occupy the space at Ryerson Artspace. Please consider how you might utilize different parts of the gallery (i.e. window space, high walls, etc.). Refer to floor plan and website for further details.
2. Artist/Curatorial Statement (1 page max):
The artist/curatorial statement should give a description of your overall practice as it relates to the specific project you are proposing for installation at Ryerson Artspace.
3. Technical Description (500 words max):
The technical description should include a list of all foreseeable technical requirements including equipment and materials necessary for installation in the gallery (this does not include materials to create the work).
4. Visual Documentation:
You may submit up to 15 jpegs, or 10 jpegs with a video, or 5 videos max.
Please label all works with your last name and a number.
For example: obama01, obama02, obama03…etc.
For photography/print-based/2D works please submit low-res jpegs, maximum 700 pixels on the longest edge
For video works, please include a YouTube/Vimeo link with password (if applicable)
For installation-based/sculptural works, please include visual documentation/illustration/description in the form of low-res jpegs, maximum 700 pixels on the longest edge
5. List of Works
Create a numbered list of the proposed works that corresponds to the image number from the visual documentation section (#4). Include the artist name (if applicable), title, size (inches), medium, year, and additionally for video, running time and format. Please keep all information consistent and organized.
Dimensions: 20″ X 24″
6. Additional/Secondary Programming (OPTIONAL)
Please consider any ways in which you might extend or promote discussion about the work in the space. Some ideas include: speaking on opening night, artist talks, panel discussions, workshops, performances, exhibition walkthrough, live readings. THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS. Engage your peers and friends. We strongly encourage all submissions to entertain the possibilities of additional or secondary programming.
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