Curated by the Earl of Bushwick, Queer-y-ing the Arab focuses on the bedroom and private realm.
Jurors cast over 18,000 votes to decide the winning exhibition proposals, which will be presented in their respective cities of Oakland, Kaduna, Rio de Janeiro, and Tokyo.
As part of her apexart exhibition, artist, activist, and curator Betty Yu will lead a discussion of works offering brilliant, accessible rebuttals to narratives of gentrification as positive or even unavoidable.
Overlaid with trauma, guilt, and questions of accountability, neither the small space of Elongated Shadows, nor its online viewing room, can quite contain all of those layers.
How do we experience eco-art online and what might it suggest about the nature of the digital gallery experience?
The four winning proposals were selected from 400 submissions and rated by over 500 jurors, who cast more than 20,000 votes to determine apexart’s upcoming exhibition season.
Four proposals were selected from 512 submissions, rated by over 400 jurors who cast over 14,000 votes. The winners will be presented as part of the organization’s 2020-21 Exhibition Season.
Three winning proposals will each receive an exhibition budget of up to $10,000, staff support, and be part of the apexart 2020-2021 exhibition season.
The 2019-2020 exhibition schedule features shows in South Korea, Mali, Iran, and Brazil, and five in New York City.
Middle Eastern artists who have been banned entry to the United States, or could not afford the visa application and travel costs, lend their voices to a guided tour of an exhibition dedicated to their censored and damaged works.
The four winning proposals were selected from 432 submissions, rated by over 350 jurors who cast nearly 12,000 votes. Submissions and jurors represented more than 67 countries.
Submitters of winning proposals will receive a budget of up to USD 11,000 and will work closely with the apexart team to turn their ideas into exhibitions.