June 20, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
No Borders on Stolen Land
An international juried art exhibition curated by Mariano Gonzales, established visual artist and UAA professor. Native Movement, Out North, Sol de Medianoche, and the Anchorage DSA invites artists to respond to the ongoing humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border and how the colonial construct of land borders has historically negatively impacted Indigenous groups on an international scale. Due to our current climate this exhibition is scheduled to be held entirely online. Selected artists will have the opportunity to give artist talks via online discussion platforms such as Zoom and Facebook Live.
There are no submission fees for this exhibition. To view more details about the show and to enter works, see the online submission form.
Submission Deadline: September 15, 2020 (11:59 pm AKT)
Show Dates: October 12 – November 15, 2020
The following prizes will be awarded: Corazón in Visual Arts $200; Corazón in Literary Arts $200; and Corazón in Performance Arts $200. Additionally, awarded artists will receive a feature in Sol de Medianoche.
The website for this project is here.
For more information please contact Jade Aldridge at firstname.lastname@example.org
Artists should fill out the form here and email images to Jade Aldridge at email@example.com
The form is in Spanish at this link.
More about the organizations involved:
Native Movement is a grassroots and Indigenous-led organization dedicated to building people power, rooted in an Indigenized worldview, toward healthy, sustainable, & just communities for ALL. Native Movement works to dismantle oppressive systems, and supports leadership and grassroots projects that endeavor to ensure social justice, Indigenous Peoples’ rights, and the rights of Mother Earth. https://www.nativemovement.org/
Out North is a progressive multi-arts organization that advances contemporary art in Anchorage, supports under-represented voices, and promotes cultural dialogue and community conversations. Out North is committed to developing programming that addresses the challenges we face in these turbulent times in ways that promote understanding, dialogue, respect and furthers a more equitable community. Out North amplifies alternative voices. http://www.outnorth.org/
Sol de Medianoche is a bilingual newspaper serving Latinos in Alaska. Their mission is to inform, educate, and unite the community. Corazón recipients will be featured in their newspaper. http://www.soldemedianochenews.org/
The Anchorage Democratic Socialists of America is a political and member-based organization–not a party–with the vision of a more democratic and humane society, free of the oppression of bosses, borders, and capitalism. The Anchorage DSA is part of a network of community-based DSA chapters committed to fighting for environmental justice, gender and racial justice, housing justice, and the empowerment of working people. http://www.anchoragedsa.org/