Submissions open for “My American Internment”.
Submissions are now being accepted for The Human Family’s arts exhibition, “My American Internment”.
The Indigenous People of North America. German-Americans. Japanese-Americans. Italian-Americans. Guantanamo Bay. Immigrant Children. The United States Government is no stranger to internment camps.
“My American Internment” is an online human rights exhibition designed to document the United States’ willingness to place its own citizens and those arriving at the borders looking for asylum into internment camps. Through art, the exhibition will create a collective cultural memory and social commentary on the actions of the U.S. Government.
The exhibition will open on July 4, 2018, the 242nd anniversary of the approval of the wording of the United States’ Declaration of Independence. The exhibition will close July 31, 2018. A digital exhibition catalogue collecting the images will be available after the exhibition closes.
The arts exhibition is accepting submissions for all mediums of 2D, 3D and recorded live performance artistic works. All artist, student, amateur, or professional, who have works that relate to the discussion of internment in the United States are invited to submit to the festival. The exhibition is curated, and all works related to the discussion will be considered. Artist will be notified on July 3, 2018 of their work’s acceptance to the exhibition.
To submit work to the exhibition, visit www.human-family.org.
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