Continuum : continuance, duration, endurance, persistence, perpetuity, sequence.
Continuum - at the Folded Space, Southend on Sea
An ArtCan Exhibition

Exhibition opportunity for ArtCan artist members and artists working or living within South East Essex

Continuum is a month-long show, with three weekends in April of interactive events, performances, music and readings.

The exhibition and accompanying events will include ArtCan artists as well as artists from Southend & South East Essex. The ideas of momentum and progression are at the core of the curators’ objectives and vision for this exhibition. They seek works that will respond to the title as well as the artists placement within society today. The aim is to make the exhibition broad ranging, with something for everyone, and culturally engaging.

The exhibition will be curated by:
The Finsbury Park Deltics & Lawrence Mathias with support from Kate Enters

The Gallery
The Cultural Assembly has a new, independent pop up event space for the people of Southend, Essex. In collaboration with ReSpace and the Victoria Shopping Centre, the space is one of the few creative independent spaces offering new creative, cultural experiences, fostering diversity, understanding and creative collaboration in Southend.

The Cultural Assembly do things differently, in a bid to help revitalise Southend’s Victoria Shopping Centre and the High Street, the pop-up event space is an audience led venue, named by the people and where events are programmed by the people, for the people, offering a programme of experiences and events driven by The Cultural Assembly.

Folded Space is located at: 3 Victoria Plaza, Chichester Road, Southend-On-Sea, SS2 5SP

The Exhibition
A minimum of 2 artworks per artist will be selected.

Each artist can submit multiple works that fit within a 1m x 1m footprint.
Note they may not be shown together but need to fit within this restriction at application stage.

This opportunity is open to all 2D, 3D and video artists.

Will this exhibition opportunity suit you?
We are looking for the following:

- All works must be created within the last two years and/ or created specifically for this exhibition.
- If a new work is being created then note your submission images must be reflective of the style/ medium you plan on creating.
- 3D works accepted but only plinth work and within a maximum of 1m x 1m footprint.
- All 3D works must be delivered with plinth included.
- All works must be ‘hang’ ready.

Key Dates
Exhibition Run: 06 – 28 April 2019
Exhibition Hang: 05 – 06 April 2019
Private View: Saturday 06 April

Note: ArtCan plan on hiring an AirBnB to enable staying over the night of the private view for non-Southend-on-Sea based artists to share costs.

Exhibition Programme:
Opening events: 06 – 07 April
Music & Artists Talks: 13 – 14 April
Easter weekend – no activities 20 – 21 April
Closing weekend – Performances: 27 – 28 April
to include music, spoken word, dance

Application Dates:
Call for Artists made ‘live’: 30 Jan 2019
Deadline for submissions: 28 Feb 2019
Notification of participation: 04 March 2019

Please note the following
1. All works must be original art works responding to the title of the exhibition.
2. There is an admin fee of £25.00 payable on selection to the exhibition.
3. Each artist must realise that this is a collaborative process and if asked for information or to respond to an e-mail must do so promptly and happily!
4. Each artist must deliver their own artwork on the given dates following instructions the curator will provide nearer the time.
5. Each artist must arrange for their own insurance policies to cover their artworks during the run of the exhibition.
6. Artists must cover their own costs to participate / attend the private view / exhibition.
7. All monies made by your personal artwork selling will go in its entirety to you, the artist.
8. Each artist should ask their contacts for potential brand partners / drinks sponsors for the event – we actively welcome and need partners to help deliver this exhibition.
9. Due to the large volume of submissions we cannot respond to individual requests for feedback if your application is unsuccessful.
To apply
To apply for a place within the exhibition e-mail 4 - 6 artworks for consideration to with Continuum within the subject line.

Please also ensure you include full captions:
and your jpegs are titled as follows:
Applications that don't adhere to these requirements will not be accepted.

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Where are you based? *
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Why would you like to be considered for this show? *
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If successful will you create a new piece for this show? *
If successful will you be able to help with invigilation of the exhibition? (Note: this is not confirmed as necessary at this stage but good to know who may be around to maintain a presence) *
Independent of your application do you know any creatives who may be interested in participating in our activities programme? e.g. spoken word artists/ dancers/ musicians? Please include website links below: *
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