We're looking for right brains!
Ready to Branch Out? Introducing a unique and exclusive fundraising experience that blurs the line between art, tech, and neuroscience.
Brain research gets a little “science-y”. We decided to flip it on its head and turn to art to help interpret it.
Your Brain on Art partners creative minds with scientific brains. Artists have the opportunity to connect with Neuroscientists to learn more about their research and how it relates to NeuroCAM (Neuroscience + Complimentary and Alternative Modalities).
The challenge? Artists are asked to reflect on the science project of their choice and visually illuminate the research in a new and exciting way! Create a new piece OR match an existing piece of artwork.
Open to professional and emerging Artists. No submission fee required.
E-mail applications to [email protected]
Subject: Your Brain on Art_SUBMISSION
Attach the following:
- Submission Form
- 3 – 5 Digital Images of Your Work
- Short Artist Bio or Statement
Deadline: March 16, 2018 at Midnight
Submissions are selected mid-March. Selected artists will receive a confirmation e-mail with the contact information of the neuroscientist from one of your top three (3) projects. Artists may reach out by phone, e-mail, or arrange an in-person meeting with their selected neuroscientist. Branch Out will help to make the process as easy as possible.
Final Submission Requirements
Restricted to a 2-dimensional artwork.
Original and new artwork must be 16” x 20” or smaller.
Artwork must be ready to hang. Attach D-Rings 1 inch from top (see diagram in submission package).
Artwork must be mailed or dropped off at Branch Out’s head office at #400, 119 14th Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 176 on or before April 20, 2018 at 3:00 pm.
Short Exhibition Statement: Outlines your experience, conceptual direction of the art piece, and/or descriptive of how it represents the research.
Deadline: April 20, 2018 at 3:00pm
Download the Submission Package & Form Here: