Dear Patti Smith presents a speculation space for temporal contemporary exhibition practices, art events and artist development, offering artists and arts collectives the opportunity to utilize gallery conditions for practice development projects.
-Proposals for our exhibition program, project space and venue hire may be submitted at any time and we encourage artists, writers, curators, individuals and collectives to apply.
Please contact us for a quotation.
-Proposals may be for a broad scope of activities, including but not limited to: a performance, audiovisual project, rehearsals, forums, workshops, a research project, or artist set-up and documentation.
-Proposals may be from an individual or group. Group proposals are encouraged.
-Priority will be given to projects supporting emerging and developing artist practices.
-Preference will be given to contemporary art practices that are experimenting, taking risks and critically engaged.
-Please email your application to email@example.com
This includes visual material. For more information about applying with video or sounds based works please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include in your proposal:
Title of Activity
Name of individual or collective (if applying as part of a collective please also include names of participants)
Name of contact
Concept (50-200 words)
A short outline of the ideas you are exploring through the work you are proposing.
In order to present us with a clear description of your proposed project, please consider the following:
- the space/s you are proposing to use
- will DPS gallery equipment be required?
- will you require the support of DPS staff? In what capacity?
- how many people do you intend to be involved and/or as audience?
- will this entail a public event? If so is this by invitation or open door?
- the duration of the project, and the hours required including install and de-install (if applicable)
- date/s required (please indicate if these dates are fixed or flexible)
Artist Practice (50-200 words)
Please include with your application a brief outline of your artistic practice or participation in the arts, and the relationship of this project within the oeuvre and development of that practice.
(pdf_1A4 page or 1/2A4each applicant if part of a collective or group)
Please limit visual material to the following:
max 10 images, JPEG
max 10 min duration