The five highest ranking proposals were submitted by:
Jeroen Stevens (Welcome Home), Belgium
Yi Cao (If Shadows Could Shine), United States
Fabiola R. Delgado (Build what we hate. Destroy what we love.), United States
Lexington Davis (Fitter, Happier, More Productive), Netherlands
and Bruna Shapira (Fruits of Labor— Reframing Motherhood and Artmaking), Brazil
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. Dates will be posted as they are determined.
submitted by: Jeroen Stevens
Mobilizing art as a radically transformative tool to challenge the revolving door between incarceration and homelessness in black American communities.
submitted by: Yi Cao
Visualizing the erasure and displacement of marginalized communities through the metaphor of shadow.
submitted by: Fabiola R. Delgado
Amplifying the voices of Venezuelan migrants by articulating the social and cultural components that make up their mass exodus.
submitted by: Lexington Davis
Explores the toxic underbelly of capitalist wellness culture, proposing instead alternative understandings of wellbeing that confront structural inequalities.
submitted by: Bruna Shapira
Calls for a shift in the paradigms of both mothering and artistic expression by arguing that motherhood is not in conflict with artmaking but rather the prevailing narratives framing womanhood.