apexart call for curatorial proposals

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Unsolicited Proposal Program

Application deadline: November 8, 2013

291 Church Street
New York, NY 10013

Submit your idea for a curated exhibition.

Now in its 17th year, apexart's Unsolicited Proposal Program open call is accepting submissions for exhibition ideas starting October 11, 2013. Three winning proposals will receive funding and administrative support from apexart to present their show in its Tribeca space.

The Unsolicited Proposal Program asks for idea-based, 500-word proposals for curated shows of three or more artists that examine a compelling idea. Exhibitions can be about any topic that the organizer finds compelling—successful shows have been selected about everything from television to mapping to literature. No prior curatorial experience is required and we invite submissions from people of all backgrounds. Proposals are anonymously evaluated by an international jury of up to 150 people from all disciplines. Votes are processed through a unique apexart-developed crowd-sourcing computer script to determine which three proposals received the highest scores with no direction or interference from apexart or its staff.

The three winning exhibitions will be presented in apexart's 2014–2015 season.

Proposals are accepted online at apexart.org/UPP from October 11–November 8, 2013. You may also visit this page for FAQs and other guideline details.

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