Weekly ABC’s and 123’s for March 8th

Screen shot 2015-03-09 at 3.01.57 PMFrom the Westfjords Residency website

It has been a while since the last ABC post!  The artists associated with Art Byte Critique have been busy with exhibitions, travel, artist residencies and studio work these last few months and the hard work continues this year.

In an effort to keep people up to date with Art Byte Critique, we will be posting a collection of things that catch our eyes on a weekly basis calling it the “Weekly ABC’s and 123’s”

Here is what we’ve been thinking about this last week.

The next Art Byte Critique meeting will be Sunday, March 29th from 12 – 3:30 pm.  There will be an e-mail sent out to the ABC mailing list in the next week or so.  If you are not on our list and would like to be kept up to date about future meetings and events, just send an e-mail to artbytecritique@gmail.com

THE FENCE is an annual series of summer-long, outdoor photographic exhibitions inaugurated in 2012 as a sister initiative to Photoville in Brooklyn Bridge Park with our partners in photo art mayhem Photo District News. The call for work covering 6 themes is open until March 16th.

The Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center in Cincinnati, Ohio is looking for solo, group, and/or concept exhibition proposals for their Season 12.  The call for exhibition proposals is open until June 1st.

The Athens Photo Festival has a call for entries for their upcoming Photobook Exhibition with the theme of “ReFraming Memory”.  The call for photobooks is open until March 16th.

The dates for the Tokyo Art Book Fair 2015 have been set!  September 19 – 21, 2015 at the Gaien Campus of Kyoto University of Art and Design and Tohoku University of Art and Design.  Applications will be accepted starting in early April.

The Working Art Grant/Purchase is a one-time purchase award intended to disperse small but vitalizing bursts of funding to support an artist&s ongoing art making process.  The next deadline for the $1000.00 Working Art Grant/Purchase Award is March 31st.

Over at Hyperallergic, Joseph Nechvatal writes about the exhibition “Pliure” at Fondation Calouste Gulbekian in Paris which covers seven centuries of book arts.

Art Byte Critique’s listing of Gallery and Museum Exhibitions to See in the Tokyo area has finally been updated.

The Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators’ Japan Writers’ Craft Workout is a half-day writing workout with a focus on craft. Writers, translators and author-illustrators of all categories and genres of literature for children and young adults are welcome to participate.  The Workout will take place on March 14th with an RSVP deadline of March 12th.

Art Fair Tokyo 2015 is back this month from March 20 – 22, 2015.  In addition to the numerous gallery booths and special exhibitions from Japan and around the world, there are going to be a series of talks during the fair which are free with admission to the fair.

  • Saturday, March 21
  • 14:00 – 15:00 Program of Overseas Study for Upcoming Artists and “DOMANI: The Art of Tomorrow” Exhibition
  • 15:30 – 17:00 The Relationship between Photograph Books and Photography
  • 18:00 – 19:30 Curating the Japan Pavilion for the Venice Biennale
  • Sunday, March 22
  • 13:00 – 14:30 Science and Art

The Hiroshima MOCA’s annual DokoDemo Open Call for Proposals is open until March 31st.

The Westfjords Residency in Thingeyri, Iceland is looking for artists for the 11 day residency.  Applications are open until March 25th.

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