Eating Cultures Call for Entries

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Eating Cultures Call for Entries

Time: February 4, 2014 at 6pm to March 9, 2014 at 11:45pm
Location: Online application
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Event Type: artist, call
Organized By: AAWAA: Asian American Women Artists Association & APICC: Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center
Latest Activity: Feb 4, 2014

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A multidisciplinary arts exhibition, May 2014

CALL FOR ENTRIES
SUBMISSION DEADLINE| March 9, 2014, 11:59 PST

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION| Eating Cultures is a multidisciplinary arts exhibition exploring     Asian Pacific American (APA) food and foodways.
 
Artists are invited to submit works that examine the role of food in creating and negotiating personal, gender, and cultural representations in both the APA community and U.S. mainstream culture. Food is intimately connected to the histories, cultures, and communities of APAs. From the beginning, APAs have played a crucial role in the preparation, consumption, and production of food within the United States. Food strengthens community ties, creates and reinforces cultural identity, and for many provides a taste of love, warmth, and memories of home. While APAs have experienced difficulty making significant inroads into American film, television, politics, music, or art, Asian and APA foods have enjoyed an outsized influence on the culinary landscape. Why does America give us authority in the kitchen, and what are the implications? AAWAA encourages examination of the role of food, both positive and negative, in the formation of APA identities and cultural space.
 
ELIGIBILITY| Artists working in visual arts, film & video, sculpture, installation, and multimedia arts of Asian Pacific American descent, in partnership with APICC - all genders welcome, 18+ years old.

 
VENUE| SOMArts Cultural Center, Main Gallery, San Francisco


JURORS| To be announced
 
CURATORS| Michelle A. Lee, Linda Inson Choy, Cynthia Tom
 
ABOUT AAWAAAsian American Women Artists Association is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to ensuring the visibility and documentation of Asian American women in the arts. Through exhibitions, publications, and educational programs, we offer thought-provoking perspectives that challenge societal assumptions and promote dialogue. AAWAA values women’s empowerment, Asian Pacific American cultural heritage, community building, and education.
 
ABOUT APICC| Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center supports and produces multi-disciplinary art reflective of the unique experiences of Asian Pacific Islanders living in the United States.
 
FOR MORE INFO| PROSPECTUS & APPLICATION
Contact us at exhibitions.aawaa@gmail.com or 212-433-0229.



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