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  • Graphic Design for Land Marks (powerlines, fields, trees, river, road)
    Land Marks. Designed by Kate Brownie, Jade Manbodh, Zach Ropel-Morski, and Zaven Titizian

Cambridge Art Galleries is currently accepting submissions for the following:

Land Marks
Considering reciprocal relationships between people and place

Guided by BRIDGE Centre for Architecture + Design and Cambridge Art Galleries, Land Marks is a collaborative community project that challenges us to consider our relationship with the land we live on through the marks we inscribe upon it. These inscriptions narrate a history of contradictions: relationships of stewardship and exploitation, place making and alienation, inhabitation and dispossession. Across Cambridge, through the 5 local library locations (Preston, Hespeler, Queen's Square, the Old Post Office, and Clemens Mill), this project will prompt us to consider the destructive and regenerative processes implicit in our land marks.

We are looking to work with local community members, artists, scientists, designers, and knowledge keepers on up to 3 distinct art projects. This may include, but is not limited to: installations, performances, conversations, and workshops. Proposals should directly engage the local community and encourage us to rethink our relationships with the ground we occupy. If you have an idea, propose it - be creative, be ambitious!

In your submission, please include a budget list, the skills and support you bring to the project and how it engages the idea of community and land. Please submit your proposal by March 22. 2020 via online application.

BRIDGE Centre for Architecture + Design and Cambridge Art Galleries | Idea Exchange encourage submissions from a diverse range of voices. If you require assistance with your application of for more information contact: bridge [at] waterlooarchitecture.com or visit https://land-marks.ca/

Submission Requirements:

1. Project Title
2. Contact Information
3. CV/Resume
4. Project Proposal - be sure to include how the idea engages with the theme of Land Marks, a budget, and the format. (500 words max)
5. Biography (optional)
6. Maximum of 5 support images and/or videos
7. Website (optional)

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  • Cambridge Art Galleries accepts submissions from Ontario-based artists and artist collectives for the Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance grant. Click here for more information

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