Call out | 6th Annual 126 Members’ Show


126 present:

OPEN CALL

6th ANNUAL 126 MEMBERS’ SHOW
CURATED BY KATHERINE WAUGH

Jan 25th – Feb 2nd  2013

Closing Date for Submissions by email, Jan 10th, 2013 at 4pm

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As part of our continued commitment to support our membership, 126 is delighted to announce a call out for its 6th Annual Members’ Show. 126 is grateful for the financial and moral support of its members and each year offers this special opportunity to exhibit their work.

126 invites members to submit work in any medium. Submissions are by email only to contact@126.ie. The deadline for submissions is 10th January 2013 at 4pm. Please title the email  “6th Members Show” and include images of proposed work, an artists statement and CV.

This year’s members’ show will by curated by Katherine Waugh. Katherine Waugh is a writer and filmmaker living in Galway. She co-directed with Fergus Daly The Art of Time, a film on the complex temporalities in contemporary art, film and architecture, which has shown internationally in galleries and Film Festivals in New York, Paris, London and most recently in IMMA. She recently curated and moderated a symposium for the AV International Arts Festival in Newcastle entitled As Slow As Possible (after John Cage) and programmed a series of films for IMMA where she also presented a lecture on Time in Contemporary Art and Film . She has written essays for artists books and catalogues nationally and internationally.  A film installation project A Laboratory of Perpetual Flux, jointly undertaken with Daly was curated by Annie Fletcher of the Van Abbemuseum Holland for EVA 2012. She is currently engaged in Curatorial research with Goldsmiths College London.

The financial contribution of our membership is invaluable. It helps support our strong programme of unconventional and international art exhibitions. One year’s membership costs €10 to students/unwaged or €20 to those with a wage. You can also support us further by becoming a ‘Friend of 126’ for €50 or ‘Patron of 126 for €250. Just drop in to the gallery to join up or you can use paypal through our website www.126.ie. Membership is open to anyone over the age of 18 that supports our aims.

The Annual Members’ Show is a vital part of 126. It is open to all members and is a great opportunity for emerging artists. We also encourage members to make exhibition proposals throughout the year. In addition to this, 126 members will have access to discounted rates on a number of events throughout the year including, workshops, seminars and screenings. Invitations and opportunities to take part in 126 projects and collaborations throughout the programme year are offered to current 126 members only. Members can also avail of listing a link to their website from the 126 website.

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