K6 Gallery - Call for Proposals

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Deadline Tuesday 20 March 2018

Budget £125

K6 Gallery is seeking proposals from artists interested in exhibiting as part of our 2018 and 2019 programmes.

We are open to all mediums and themes, however we have a particular interest in proposals from contemporary visual artists that seek to present a creative dialogue with the unique space of our gallery and from artists based in the Southampton region.

To submit a proposal, please send it to hello@k6gallery.com by 20th March 2018. Please be sure to include proposed exhibition details, a CV and examples of artwork(s).

Before submitting a proposal, please ensure you read the additional notes below for details of exhibiting to ensure you’re able to meet the criteria of our very unique space!

Technical specifications

K6 Gallery consists of a pair of reclaimed phone boxes located in Southampton city centre. We recommend visiting the gallery prior to submitting your proposal to gain a full feel of the space.

The gallery space is accessible to the public 24/7 and is not invigilated. Therefore we suggest avoiding exhibiting original artwork or work that is otherwise of high value as it is not possible to insure work in such an instance. Exhibitions are for a period of 3 months.

There is no electricity at this site. This means we will not be able to exhibit anything that relies on audio-visual technologies or similar. Both phone boxes benefit from having a lockable door.

Artists will be responsible for setting up and taking down the exhibit, however there may be some help available from K6 volunteers.

Please consider how you would ensure that the work doesn’t become vandalised and include a proposed budget and means of meeting this budget (any grants you plan to apply for), or whether you plan to self fund the exhibition. K6 Gallery is able to contribute to costs up to £125.

 

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