Monday, April 14, 2008

Call to artists:'Hybrids and Other Sorts': New Orleans: Deadline: May 5, 2008

Call to US based artists:

a call for 2D and 3D submissions from US based artists for group exhibition.

Receive deadline is May 5, 2008.

One artist from 3 finalists will be awarded a solo show at BECA gallery in New

Orleans to open October 4, 2008.

'Hybrids and Other Sorts'


/ –noun

- the offspring of two animals or plants of different breeds, varieties, species, or genera, esp. as produced through human manipulation for specific genetic characteristics.

- a person or group of persons produced by the interaction or crossbreeding of two unlike cultures, traditions, etc.

- anything derived from heterogeneous sources, or composed of elements of different or incongruous kinds

- a word composed of elements originally drawn from different languages


- bred from two distinct races, breeds, varieties, species, or genera.

- composite; formed or composed of heterogeneous elements.

- composed of elements originally drawn from different languages, as a word.

The world is full of hybridized peoples, cultures, places, ideas and things. We're interested in viewing your personal expression of these. Complete information and submission form may be found at: /my_weblog/call-to-artists.html

Melissa Roberts, co-director
Kurt Schlough, co-director
BECA gallery - Bridge for Emerging Contemporary Art
527 St. Joseph Street (across from the Contemporary Arts Center)
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 566-8999
Hours: Wed.-Sun. (11am-4pm) and by appointment

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