Call For Submissions: External Space

Our External Space is located on the OCAD University Campus in the Learning Zone. The External Space offers opportunities for media based works, with an emphasis on video, animation, or sound pieces. Screened on a video monitor in the Learning Zone, and hosted on the homepage of our website, exhibitions typically last 6 weeks.

Xpace Cultural Centre is looking for submissions of new or existing video work to be exhibited in our External Space during our 2014/2015 Programming Year.

Xpace does not accept submissions over email.  Please make sure to include hardcopies of all written material and a clearly labeled disk or USB drive with support images.

Submissions to the External Space will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Applicants will be notified within a 2-3 month period.

Submissions must include:

1. Description of the proposed work (Maximum 300 words).

2. Statement (250 words max): The statement should give a description of your overall practice as it relates to the specific project you are proposing for your exhibition in the External Space.

4. Curriculum Vitae (Max 3 pages): Your CV should include education and exhibition history, as well as any relevant experience, reviews, etc. Xpace only shows the work of student and emerging artists/curators/designers – Please make sure that you fall within our mandate before submitting.

6. Visual Support Material with accompanying Support Material List (5-10): Please maintain consistent labeling of your image files (Ex. JSmith_FlowerPainting.jpg). We do not accept Power Point files for image submissions. Video and audio files should be a maximum of 3-5 minutes in total. Please make sure that all files are Mac compatible.

Mail or drop off proposals to:

Xpace Cultural Centre, 303 Lansdowne Ave Unit 2, Toronto ON M6K 2W5.

Make sure that everything you submit is clearly labeled with your name and contact information.

If you have any questions about the proposal process please contact either Adrienne Crossman at [email protected] or Brette Gabel at [email protected]

Please note that applications will not be returned. Applicants will be notified within 3 months of their proposal’s status.  Xpace thanks all applicants for their interest.

Submissions to the External Space will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Applicants will be notified within a 2-3 month period.