August 17 - September 15, 2018
When does action transcend habit to become something more meaningful? RINSE/REPEAT explores concepts of ritual or routine in creative practice, where the experience is intentional, sacred - not solely focused on the product or outcome, but on the set of actions.
$500 Best in Show
$200 Second Place
$100 Third Place
Two Honorable Mention awards
Submissions for this exhibition are accepted in any artistic discipline including performance, installation, sound or digital media, in addition to traditional modes of art-making such as painting, photography, textiles, ceramics, sculpture or mixed media. Suitable works may employ pattern, repetition, meditation, or recurring shapes or visual elements; or be multiples or part of a series. Comments on the theme could range from what is held as being most sacred, to the most mundane, trivial aspects of daily life or studio practice.
*For a full list of details and link to apply, visit the CaFE page.
About the Juror:
Marlee Grace is an improvisational dancer best known through her Instagram account, Personal Practice where she documents her daily movement practice. She works with improvisation as a method for navigating being alive and making work through movement, quilting, writing, and podcasting. Her work has been featured in numerous publications including the New York Times.
Her publications include A Sacred Shift: A Book About Personal Practice (2017) and a new book titled, How to Not Always Be Working: a spiritual and practical toolkit for taking breaks and loving your work and your life, available in Fall 2018.
About the Ann Arbor Art Center:
For 108 years, the Ann Arbor Art Center has been sparking creativity in people of all ages and artistic abilities. Through innovative programming, thought-provoking exhibitions, a gallery shop offering handmade artist work, and a variety of hands-on learning opportunities, the Art Center engages over 50,000 people annually who are inspired to explore the power of the visual arts.
The Art Center is located in the heart of downtown Ann Arbor, MI.