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Galvanized Suns: Call for net art, video art, sound art, performance art, creative or critical writing, readings, and animations
Deadline: August 31, 2020 11:59pm
Galvanized Suns seeks artworks that re-imagine pasts, presents and futures through narratives of diaspora outside of Western hegemony. We are excited to feature works by artists, designers, performers and writers who contribute to Caribbean and Latin American diaspora culture in Canada and whose works can be optimized for online delivery.
Galvanized Suns is a three day live-stream media event organized by the curatorial collective Diasporic Futurisms in partnership with Subtle Technologies. Galvanized Suns is the first of an ongoing project exploring diverse facets of transformative practice.
Drawing from the roaring beats of rainstorms against galvanized rooves of the Caribbean and Latin American landscape, Galvanized Suns aims to gather and galvanize voices from this diaspora in Canada to critically and creatively reimagine pasts, presents, and futures beyond xenophobic, Western-centric systems of oppression.
Join us in thinking about these questions:
How can we engage pasts, presents and futures without relying on common tropes that perpetuate, reify and oppress?
What might new ways of being outside of oppressive systems look, feel, or sound like?
How can pervasive belief systems and power structures be challenged, dismantled, or re-conceptualized?
How can we build new mythologies and vocabularies to re-imagine pasts, presents and futures?