Mail Art Exhibition Call: Cyborgs & Posthuman Culture

Rat Mail invites artists to create mail art to be exhibited on the theme of Cyborgs and Posthuman Culture to be exhibited January 2nd - 31st, 2013 at

Arnica Artist Run Centre                                                                                                                                Old Courthouse Arts Centre                                                                                                                            7 Seymour St W                                                                                                                                       Kamloops, British Columbia                                                                                                                            V2C 1E4

What is a cyborg? 

From Fritz Lang’s Metropolis,  to the Bionic Woman,  to the female cylons in the new Battlestar Galactica....  How are  cyborgs portrayed in pop culture? 

What is the current state of human-technology symbiosis?  What does it mean to be a cyborg like “Eyeborg”, Rob Spence (prosthetic-camera-eye implant)? 

What is like being a real-life human cyborg?  

 

Requirements for submissions to participate in this exhibition: 

• All submissions must relate to the theme
• Format – All types of media are encouraged so long as it can be sent through regular mail
• Size – all formats are welcome
• Please include – Name, Address, Email

• Note – This exhibition is not juried and no fees are required

• Email marnieablair@hotmail.com gallery installation/display specifications


Deadline for submission is December 21st, 2012
Submissions should be sent by postal mail to:

Rat Mail / Marnie Blair
29-2022
Pacific Way
Kamloops,
British Columbia
V1S 1T1, Canada

mailrat.blogspot.com

www.marnieblair.com

             image:  David Suárez González

 

 

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Again, is there going to be a real Exhibition (where, when, etc) or is it a virtual-type one?

Val

The exhibition is Jan 2nd-31st, 2013 at 

Arnica Artist Run Centre

Old Courthouse Arts Centre

7 Seymour St W

Kamloops, British Columbia

V2C 1E4

www.arnica.ca

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