Violence Transformed 2012 seeks entries in any medium for exhibition and digital projection at the Massachusetts State House and other curated venues in April, May and June. Violence Transformed is an annual series of visual and performing arts events that celebrate the power of art, artists and art-making to confront, challenge and mediate violence. The series is based primarily in Greater Boston, and draws on the creative energies of artists throughout New England. Violence Transformed documents the ways in which our diverse communities harness art’s potential to effect social change and materially transform our environments.
Violence Transformed is looking for artworks addressing issues of protest, refuge, healing and commemoration and are particularly interested in works that give expression to the transformative power of art by imagining alternatives to violence. Submit disk containing up to 6 jpeg images, printed image list (title, medium, dimensions), c.v., artist’s statement and $15 submission fee by February 18 to:
Violence Transformed c/o Gail Bos
48 Sheridan Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.