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Saturday Jun. 29th
The Ministry of Casual Living and SOUND + FILM are excited to be hosting artist and musicians Jeffrey Ellom and Niloo Farahzadeh as artists in residence for the month of June. Celebrating the artistic process as the ultimate artistic outcome, both artists are committing themselves to a DIY endeavour... Read More
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In collaboration with The Ministry of Casual Living (@ministryofcasualliving) and multidisciplinary poet/artist, Tracy Wai de Boer(@tracy._________), we are hosting "Galloping in the Pitch: An Interdisciplinary Feminist Literary Event" July 19th.

This call is open to poets and writers of any stage. Yes! Even if you've never read publicly before. Yes! Even if you're emerging and it's been a minute since you've read. Yes! Even if you're mid-career and you miss the warmth of community events. Submissions from IBPOC, LGBTQA2S+, SWers, neurodivergent, dis-/differently abled, chronically ill, & allies welcome!

Please send a short bio (150 words max.) and your written work to: [email protected]. We are soliciting readings of 1-5 minutes in length (exceptions may be made for longer readings if it's the right fit). Deadline to submit is July 7th at midnight P.T.

About the Host: Tracy Wai de Boer (she/her) is an award-winning multidisciplinary poet, artist, and PhD candidate. She believes in artistic expression as a powerful conduit for voice, community, and care. As a generalist and multidisciplinary artist, she combines her broad knowledge, technical skill, observations and experiences to create work that is both deeply personal and universal in its humanity.

Artist Call-Out! Submit work to our July...

We are taking submissions online until June 18th, midnight. Please do not bring work in person unless we have directed you to do so along with an acceptance email in reply to your submission.

MoCL’s upcoming July group show seeks to support engagement in dialogue exploring intersectional feminism through art. What does feminism mean to individuals through a personal, social, cultural, political and communal lens here on Lekwungen Territory? In plain language: Make some cool feminist art!
✹ Who can submit?
Anyone! This topic has many complexities and areas of focus and we welcome submissions from all members of the art community.
✹ Mediums:
Any medium.
✹ When are submissions due?
June 18th (by midnight). Folks will be contacted regarding whether their work has been selected for the show by June 23rd.
✹ What we’re looking for in your submission:
-Let us know a bit about yourself!
-If you are creating new art for the show, submit your idea + photos of your previous work.
-If you’re submitting work you've already made, submit photos of the work & tell us about your topic + inspiration.
- Ideal size of work: Max. 4ftx4ft. Larger pieces may be accepted. Include size details in your submission.
-Include how the art will be displayed; Does it hang from the ceiling, do you need a plinth or electrical outlet, etc?
✹ Email submissions and questions to: [email protected]. Please do not bring submissions to us in person unless we have emailed you with confirmation that your work has been selected for the show.

"The function of art is to do more than tell it like it is – it is to imagine what is possible." -bell hooks