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The Czech Center New York is offering an opportunity for visual and performing artists, under the age of 30, to exhibit/perform their work under The New Bohemia banner as part of the Thomas M. Messer, Bohemian Creative Hub at our gallery and cinema space in July and November 2017.

 



Exhibition/Performance opportunity at Thomas M. Messer, Bohemian Creative Hub

Czech Center New York’s Thomas M. Messer, Bohemian Creative Hub is a multi-sensory experience utilizing the many layers of the arts to create a catalyst for addressing hot topics that continue to sizzle in society.

This is the space where there is an intense convergence of original artists who through their authentic collaboration birth new and surprising projects. The “hub” is a nerve center coaxing embryonic work into existence, providing a fertile environment for ingenious work to flourish. It is a hotbed of curiosity, inspiration and infectious creativity.

The Bohemian Creative Hub’s “soul” pivots around the visionary energy generated by the life work of Thomas. M. Messer who was the Director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City for 27 years. He epitomized the quintessence of risk taking, innovation and resourcefulness.

The Czech Center New York, located at the Bohemian National Hall on the Upper East Side, is dedicated to strengthening the cultural ties between the Czech Republic and the United States. It presents events that feed into and complement the multi-cultural fabric of New York City providing material for a continuous dialogue between two distinct yet historically connected and kindred nations.

In Jo-Ann Elikaan’s, “111 places in New York that you must not miss”  it listed The Bohemian National Hall as:  a little-known treasure, a postmodern surprise, encouraging dynamic dialogue between American and Czech communities that has become a vibrant cultural venue for new generations of New Yorkers.

The Czech Center New York is offering an opportunity for visual and performing artists, under the age of 30, to exhibit/perform their work under The New Bohemia banner as part of the Thomas M. Messer, Bohemian Creative Hub at our gallery and cinema space in July and November 2017.

The New York Times in the article, “Surprise: The Upper East Side Turns Experimental (for Art)” said, Of the many national cultural institutes uptown, this may be the most unsung one, anchored at 321 East 73rd Street with a year-round contemporary art agenda…”

The artist/s chosen will have the space for a week before the opening to orientate/install/rehearse. Exhibitions will stay up for one month; performers will have one show date. Every submission must incorporate a Czech influence e.g. collaboration with a Czech artist, Czech themed work, based on Czech literature etc. Both individual and group submissions will be accepted.

This is a great opportunity for emerging artists to take their careers to the next level. All mediums are welcome. Submission forms and guidelines will be on the website www.czechcenter.com from September 20, 7PM. Deadline for entries is December 15, 2016. Decisions are made by a panel of jurors. The chosen artists will be informed by February 15, 2017. For further information contact CCNY at info@czechcenter.com