Monday, April 15, 2019

Call for artists: Tua Lingua wants all your bad ideas

If it's bad, you're good

Posted by Connelly Hardaway on Mon, Apr 15, 2019 at 1:07 PM

click to enlarge An example of the kind of work you can submit (or just go check out next month!) in the Bad Ideas exhibition. - BLAIR DAVIS
  • Blair Davis
  • An example of the kind of work you can submit (or just go check out next month!) in the Bad Ideas exhibition.
Starting today, Mon. April 15, experimental arts space Tua Lingua (which recently re-opened in its Surrey Drive location) is taking submissions for its upcoming show, Bad Idea. Drop off pieces at Tua Lingua, ones that celebrate the universality of artistic rejection, of course, every Monday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. through May 6.

Here's the (bad) idea: every piece of art in this new show will have been previously rejected by a gallery, a teacher, a muse, a curator, a jury, etc. Tua Lingua owner Nathan Petro notes that just because you're submitting your 'bad idea' doesn't mean you're turning in your worst work of art ever.

This is a traditional group art show — just one that celebrates the commonality of rejection along the way.

All mediums of work will be accepted but they must be ready to hang. Be sure to coordinate drop off dates with Petro through Tua Lingua's Facebook page. And if you're in, you're all in: All participating artists are expected to attend and promote the show.

The Bad Idea Art Show takes place on Fri. May 17 and features all kinds of good 'bad' art and live music.
Event Details Call for Artists: Bad Idea Art Show
@ Tua Lingua
2701 West Surrey Drive
North Charleston, SC
When: Through May 6
Price: Free
Visual Arts

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