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If All 2003: Call for Work: Kindred

Call for Work: Kindred

Visual Artists

(March 1-15, 2003) As part of the community-wide reading and discussion program “If All of Rochester Read the Same Book…” sponsored by Writers & Books, the Rochester Contemporary is hosting a juried exhibition of visual art created in response to the novel Kindred by Octavia Butler.

The novel follows a present-day African American woman as she travels back in time—against her will—to a slave plantation in Maryland to mysteriously save the life of a slave owner. Copies of Kindred are on sale at Writers & Books at 740 University Avenue. Butler will be in Rochester March 4-7, 2003 for a series of readings and appearances.

The exhibition will be on view March 1-15, 2003 at Mood Makers Books in the Village Gate Square at 274 North Goodman Street. This exhibition is open to all Rochester-area artists and students working in all media. Selected artists receive a modest honorarium.

Jurors: Elizabeth McDade, Karen vanMeenen and Thomas Warfield.

For an entry form and further information, please send an SASE to:

Kindred Entry Form
Rochester Contemporary
137 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14604-2521

Deadline for proposals: Wednesday February 12, 2003 at 5pm