CALL FOR ART - Deadline October 6, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WHAT Call for Art: Half the Sky: Intersections of Social Practice Art - an art-based cultural exchange and exhibition with women artists in the US and China which will take place April 2014.
WHO This Call for Art is open to all self-identified women in the USA
WHERE The Luxun Academy of Fine Arts (LAFA), established 1938, in Shenyang, China is recognized as one of the top tier arts academy in China.
WHY The International Caucus (IC), a special interest group of the Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA), created and directs this project. The IC is the liaison between the WCA and the UN. The IC develops art platforms to support UN Goals and develops collaborative projects, such as this one, with other global organizations.
The Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA), founded in 1972, is a non-profit, UN-Affiliated NGO and national membership organization whose mission is to expand opportunities and recognition for women in the arts.
WHEN Call for Art deadline: October 6, 2013
In addition to the exhibition, Half the Sky: Intersections of Social Practice Art will include a small delegation of selected WCA members who will travel to Shenyang for the opening of this exhibition and to participate in 2-3 days of interactive events with the chosen Chinese artists and students of the Academy. This project is the result of the gracious invitation of Wei Er Shen, President of LAFA.
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