Ranking of NYC 2022-23
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NYC Open Call 2022-23 Winning Proposals
The five highest ranking proposals were submitted by: Eimi Tagore-Erwin (KANTEN 観展: The Limits of History), Clark Stoeckley (Kafala: Slavery in the Arabian Peninsula), Marie Meyerding (Defiant Visions), Corina Apostol, Tashima Thomas (Flora Fantastic: Eco-Critical Contemporary Botanical Art), and Julia Hartmann ("My Pen Won’t Break, But Borders Will"). The NYC Open Call accepts ideas for group exhibitions to be presented at apexart, 291 Church Street, in New York City. The organizers of the five highest-ranked proposals will receive curatorial honorariums, funding for their exhibitions, and funding for exhibition-related public programming.
submitted by: Eimi Tagore-Erwin
Examining the ways that art can construct and dismantle national histories, through works that visualize contested perspectives of Japan’s expansionism during the Asia-Pacific War.
submitted by: Clark Stoeckley
Surveying art and activism that renounce the exploitation of migrant labor in the Arabian Peninsula, made possible through the infamous Kafala sponsorship system.
submitted by: Marie Meyerding
Expanding public perception of anti-apartheid imagery by showcasing how women photographers exercised resistance to oppression through the lenses of their cameras.
submitted by: Corina Apostol, Tashima Thomas
Investigating the role of indigenous and imported plants within colonialism, through botanical economics as they relate to medicine, science, migration, and nationalism.
submitted by: Julia Hartmann
Telling exceptional stories of individual refugees, migrants, immigrants, and asylum seekers in an effort to underscore the importance of exercising solidarity beyond closed borders.