After the success of their first three exhibitions the team behind PLAN.OPEN. Return to arebyte in Hackney Wick to curate another diverse and critical showcase of emerging artists. PLAN.OPEN. set up by Curator and Gallerist Nimrod Vardi with international Artist Caroline Jane Harris seeks to implement exhibitions selected from open calls providing artists of all backgrounds an opportunity to exhibit in London and create further networks and opportunities through sales, press, exposure and the online legacy of each show. Exhibitions are formed through conceptual and aesthetic threads drawn out from the submitted artworks, the theme is completely open to interpretation and individual works are selected on merit and not previous achievements.
Applying artists details will be stored (with consent) and considered for future exhibitions and projects. The theme of this year's PLAN.OPEN. Is Neo Craft, with guest curator Agnese Reginaldo.arebyte (formerly known as ARtCH), is a not-for-profit organisation, founded in November 2010. arebyte is dedicated to making art more accessible, communicative and tangible to new audiences through the production of high quality cultural events and activities.
The exhibition is open to artists working in any medium including but not limited to: drawing, photography, painting, printmaking, digital, new media, video, performance, sculpture etc. Artists are selected regardless of age, location or background.
Artists may submit up to 3 artworks for consideration by sending up to 3 JEPGs of no more than 1MB each. For video-based submissions please provide web links. Videos submitted must be up to 10mins long.
The submission is two-fold in order to make the application as fair as possible. Only selected artists will pay a second fee which contributes towards the cost of the space, invigilators and drinks for the private view.
Administration General Submission: £10, Student Submission: £5
Selected Artists: £20, Selected Students: £15
Deadline: Friday Sept 26th
•JPEGs to be no more than 1MB. For those working with moving image, new media or in performance please
provide web links to 2 works. Videos to be no longer than 10 minutes
•An application fee of £10 or £5 - Please make a note of your receipt number for your application
•We ask for an artist's statement and CV to have on file in order to deal with requests from potential buyers etc.
•Submission deadline: Friday 26th September, 5pm GMT
•Artists informed: Within the following week
•Drop off artworks: Sunday 19th Oct 12 - 6pm
•Exhibition Opens: 22nd Oct
•Drinks Reception with Artists: Wednesday 22nd 6-9pm
•Exhibition continues Until 29th October, 12-6pm daily
•Collection of artworks: Wed 29th 5pm GMT and Thurs 30th October 11am – 8pm