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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Call to Artists


Call for Artists
First Annual Academic Symposium and Art Show
April 20, 2013, 1-4pm
Bossier Arts Council
630 Barksdale Blvd.
Bossier City, Louisiana, 71111
(318) 741-8310
Keynote Speaker: Thomas Dubose, PhD, Associate Professor, Louisiana State University of Shreveport
The Undead: Exploring the Mythologies and Histories of Zombies, Vampires and Ghosts
Questions or concerns:  bossierarts@bossierarts.org
This symposium and art show seeks to explore the philosophical underpinnings of stories and images of the undead, which parallel the social, cultural and political concerns of the postmodern era. The topic can relate to the philosophical point of view by emphasizing the aesthetic nature of their representation in a variety of forms, such as: literature, film, visual arts, performing arts, documentary and comedic mocumentary. 
Works should be submitted to the galley, no later than Thursday, April 18th by 6pm and beginning on Wednesday, April 17th.  The Bossier Art Gallery is located at 630 Barksdale Boulevard and the hours of operation are Tuesday-Saturday, 11-6pm. 
The medium may encompass, digital media, painting, drawing (no larger than 24x24) and free standing sculpture, up to 20lbs. 
We look forward to seeing all of your entries!

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