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Posted by: IA&A at Hillyer
Deadline: Thu, January 3rd, 2019

Gender is a construct. It is assigned at birth and coded throughout our lives; we are signaled by "reveal parties" of blue or pink, by what is deemed masculine or feminine, and gender roles are subliminally reinforced in almost every aspect of life. Yet, what happens when we collectively begin to question this; what happens when we reject this? Shedding the husk of gender, Transcendence seeks work that imagines a world free from the burden of reality and absent of the weight of the past and present; how would identity manifest in the future? How could it look on another cosmic planet or in some fantastic alternate universe; what are the transformations that can occur when we are allowed boundless space? 

Transcendence is an all-media juried exhibition open to artists who identify as members of the LGBTQIA+ community, with preference for submissions by artists who identify as transgender or as gender non-conforming (gender non-binary, genderqueer, genderfluid, agender, et cetera).  This exhibition is juried by Antonius Tin Bui, a queer, gender-nonbinary, Vietnamese-American artist interested in complicating Vietnamese history and queerness through performance, textiles, and photography.

Submission Deadline: January 3rd, 2019
Exhibition Dates: March 1st-31st, 2019
Awards: Juror’s Choice $100; Director’s Choice $75

To Apply:
Entry Fee: $25 for first three entries; $10 for each addition entry



Antonius Tin Bui (b. 1992) is a queer, gender-nonbinary, Vietnamese-American artist who recently graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MIC/A). Since graduating from MIC/A, they have been awarded fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center, Kala Art Institute, Tulsa Artists Fellowship, Halcyon Arts Lab, and Houston Center for Contemporary Craft. They are currently interested in complicating Vietnamese history and queerness through performance, textiles, and photography.

Posted on Mon, December 3rd, 2018
Expires on Thu, January 3rd, 2019

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