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Translations’ Call for Art:
Emergent Art Space invites students and emerging artists to participate in an international exhibition series on the theme:

Trans-lating: to bring across, to transfer, to transport, to make understandable in another language, to make accessible to another culture.

Translating from one language to another, from one expressive medium to another.
Translations as a way to expand our understanding, to facilitate communication.
Translations as a pressing issue in contemporary society that is connected yet divided. Both globally and locally, in our communities and in our personal lives.

What is lost in translation and what is found?

First Prize: $500 USD
Five Finalists: $200 USD
Online Exhibition: December 1, 2014
Live Exhibition: January 20, 2014
Hosted by the Art Dept of Reed College
Portland, Oregon
Geraldine Ondrizek: Artist and art professor, Reed College, Portland, Oregon.
Chip Lord: Artist, and emeritus art professor, University of California, Santa Cruz.
Vincenzo Trione: Art critic and professor, IULM, University of Milan, Italy.
Arzu Mistry: Artist and educator, Srishti School of Art and Design, Bangalore, India.
Artists must be in school or under the age of 30. Size and weight limitations will be considered for the live exhibition. Video art: maximum length of 5 minutes.

Founded in 2012, Emergent Art Space is a web based non-profit organization that supports young artists around the world. We promote dialogue and exposure amongst emerging artists and across borders.
‘Translations’ is Emergent Art Space’s second call for art. The selection of works submitted to the first call for art, ‘Crossing Borders’, was presented as an online exhibition in December 2012. It was exhibited in San Francisco, California, USA in the Summer 2013, and in Seoul, South Korea, and Tijuana, Mexico, in the Summer 2014.