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Open Call
Spiel Allein: London Contemporary Art Exhibition

Submission Date: 20.10.2022 - 20.11.2022

Late submissions will not be considered.

Date and venue of exhibition

Gallery 46, 46-48 Ashfield St, London E1 2AJ

Exhibition Date: 07.12.2022 - 14.12.2022

Send your artwork to:

Who is eligible to submit?

Eligible age: Artists should be at least 18 years old by the time of submission.
Eligible nationality: We welcome artists of all nationalities.


What are the requirements of the artwork?

Eligible media:  All media included, painting, print, watercolour, sculpture, photography, video art, installation, etc. 

All works must be original. Each artist could submit 1-4 artworks. However, the longest side of the artworks combined must be within 100cm.


Who are the jury members?

The juries are: Lara M. Evans, Nina Mdivani, Aime Isias Lukin, and Niku Kashef.


Lara M. Evans is an Independent curator and art history critic. He is the director of the Contemporary Art Research Center at the Santa Fe Institute of Art in New Jersey, USA; in 2005, he received a Ph.D. in art history from New Mexico State University, USA.


Nina Mdivani is an independent curator and writer from New York, USA. She was born in Tbilisi, Georgia in 1982 and lives and works in New York. She studied at Mount Holyoke College and New York University. In 2019, Nina was selected to be the curator-in-residence of the Kunstraum in Brooklyn. She is constantly working with several galleries and artists from Georgia, Europe and the United States as a facilitator of various meaningful cultural exchanges.


Aimé Iglesias Lukin is an art historian and curator from New York, USA. Ph.D. in Art History, Rutgers University, New Jersey; M.S., School of Fine Arts, New York University; B.A., Art History, University of Buenos Aires. Her research has received grants from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Terra and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the ICAA Peter C. Marzio Award from the Houston Museum of Art. She independently curates exhibitions at museums and cultural centers, and has previously worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Department of Modern and Contemporary Art, the Latin American Art Institute, and Fundación Proa in Buenos Aires.


Niku Kashef is an independent curator, artist, and educator in Los Angeles, California, USA. He has been curated at the Monterey Museum of Art (Monterey, CA), Itami Museum of Arts and Crafts (Japan), and the Symbol Gallery (Budapest, Hungary). She serves on local and national arts councils, including the Artist Services Committee of the University Arts Society, Julius Shulman College, the National Women's Arts Caucus, and is currently a lecturer at California State University, Northridge and Woodbury University.

Our jury will select the following awards:

Grand Exhibition Art Prize

Best Drawing Award

Best Sculpture Installation Award

Best Photography Award

Best Video Art Award

Excellence Award


Is there any submission / participation fee?

There is no submission fee. However, we ask all the selected artists to pay a £200 participation fee.


The fee includes: Media promotion, exhibition venue fee, opening ceremony, artwork mantling/dismantling 


The fee does not include: Artist accommodation, shipping of the artwork to/from the venue, etc.


How should I submit?

Please send to following materials in a zipped file (.zip) to our email for consideration.


1. Your artist bio (200 words maximum)

2. Your CV/Resume

3. Your Artwork (1-4 artworks, with maximum 4 photos each, 10mb total in size maximum.)

4. Link of your artwork (Please only do so if your artwork is duration based.)

Feel free to ask us any questions you might have.

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