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Call for Entries: Hybrid Forms & Interdisciplinary Practice

Published June 24, 2015

Columbia College Chicago – Chicago, Illinois, United States

Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: July 15, 2015 – Columbia College Chicago invites BA and BFA students to submit work for the juried exhibition Hybrid Forms & Interdisciplinary Practice. This exhibition calls for the best interdisciplinary work by BA and BFA students from around the country that demonstrate interdisciplinary risk taking, experimentation and conceptual rigor. The Hokin Gallery conveniently located in Downtown Chicago and part of the CCC campus, will be featured in the Wabash Avenue Arts Crawl held during Chicago Art Expo week. It will open September 18 and run through October 20.

There is no entry fee to enter work, though students will need to have an account with Slide Room to submit work for consideration. The submission portal opens May 1, 2015 and the deadline to submit is no later than midnight July 15, 2015. It is acceptable to submit work in progress, as long as it is finished and ready to ship by August 15th.


Any student currently enrolled in a BA or BFA program in the United States.

Eligible work

Visual Art, Video or Time-Based Work, Internet-Based Work, Sculpture, Installation, Sound, Writing, Photography and Performance or other work of an interdisciplinary or experimental nature using hybrid forms.

What to Submit

Students submit all materials online. You will be asked to upload:

Contact information

  • An artist statement of no longer than 250 words.
  • Up to five works for consideration and up to 10 images. Name each file with your last name, first name. name of work (ex. Doe_Jane_bluepainting.jpg)
  • A list of works submitted including: name of work, year, medium(s), dimensions and a 150-word max description of each work.
  • Accepted formats are: jpg, mp3, .mov (QuickTime) files, although there is a 10 mg limit for each upload.
  • You may also submit video or sound files, as links to YouTube or Vimeo and note them in the above list. Be advised that the juror may only review the first few minutes and not the entire work.