Wednesday, November 19, 2008

GLBT call

Long Beach, California
Deadline: January 18, 2009
Posted: 11/6/08

Exhibit Dates: March 7 - April 2, 2009
Title: Being Gay: A Visual Dialogue Between Straight and/or GLBT Artists
Sponsor: 2nd City Council Art Gallery + Performance Space
Venue: 435 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802
Awards: $500, $300, $200, $100 + the infamous Eye-Opener Statue
Jurors: David Burns, Austin Young & Matias Viegener
Eligibility: All media except video and motion film. Slides, photographs or email submissions accepted. Topics to explore include (but are not limited to) faith and homosexuality, gay history, sense of community, effect on professional life or society, gay neighborhoods, fashion, homophobia, straight people in gay places, ageism in the gay community, gay role models, ordinary lives, coming out,

gay icons or heroes, discrimination, homosexuality as an evolutionary puzzle, integrating into society, political issues, is tolerance enough?, marriage, PRIDE, engaging in gay rights issues across cultural and religious borders, feelings associated with being gay, regional differences, gay as a main identifier, gay friends or family members.
Fees: $10 per entry Members, $20 per entry non-members; Gallery or Online Volunteer Hours ok
Commission: 30%
Send SASE to: 2nd City Council, 435 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802
E-mail: Cheryl Bennett
Phone: (562) 901-0997

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