440 Gallery 16th Annual Small Works Show 2020

440 Gallery announces the Call for Entries for it’s 2020 Small Works Show. For the sixteenth year, this national, juried exhibition celebrates the innovation of artists creating work on a small scale, in a broad range of media and styles. This year, the exhibition will be shown exclusively as an online-only exhibition on Artsy. The show opens on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 and runs through Sunday, January 31, 2021.

Anaïs Duplan is a trans* poet, curator and artist. He is the author of a forthcoming book of essays, Blackspace: On the Poetics of an Afrofuture (Black Ocean, 2020), a full-length poetry collection, Take This Stallion (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2016), and a chapbook, Mount Carmel and the Blood of Parnassus (Monster House Press, 2017).

Duplan has taught at the University of Iowa, Columbia University, and will teach at Sarah Lawrence College and St. Joseph’s College. His video works have been exhibited by Flux Factory; Daata Editions; the 13th Baltic Triennial in Lithuania; Mathew Gallery; NeueHouse; and the Paseo Project. His work is slated to be exhibited at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles in 2021. As an independent curator, he has facilitated curatorial projects in Chicago, Boston, Santa Fe, and Reykjavík. During 2017-2019, he was a Public Programs fellow at MoMA along with the Studio Museum in Harlem. In 2016, he founded the Center for Afrofuturist Studies, an artist residency program for artists of color, based at Iowa City’s artist-run organization Public Space One. Currently, Duplan works as a program manager at Recessart.org

Deadline for submissions: Friday, October 23 at Midnight

More information: https://gallery440.squarespace.com/jump

photo courtesy of Walid Mohanna