Rebel Lens (Bmore)
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Call for Entries

No Walls, No Bans, No Borders Exhibit Call Description:

Rebel Lens is pleased to announce their Call for Artists for the 1st Annual Benefit Exhibition – No Walls, No Bans, No Borders. This call is open to those creating art about the activism they are involved in on the ground. Call is open to any of the following: Photography, Clay/Ceramic, Fiber, Glass, Mixed Media (2D), Mixed Media (3D), Painting, Drawing, Metal, Wood, Video. The deadline for entries is March 10th and the exhibition will run from May 9th – June 2nd, 2019.

Entry Instructions:

All submissions must be entered through our online entry form through the link below. Each applicant may submit up to three pieces of work to be included in the exhibit. Note: dependent on the number of entries, only one piece of work may be selected for the exhibition. Each applicant must submit an artist statement and each submission needs a description of work.

This event is curated by Rebel Lens, on-the-ground activists using photo and video to document social movements in Baltimore, in collaboration with a number of other great artists in Baltimore.

The exhibit will feature the work of Baltimore-based activists connecting ideas of the violence of capitalism, colonialism, and the racist/fascist state both locally here in Baltimore and globally. The theme focuses on the work being done to dismantle walls/bans/borders of oppression, whether through physical state walls, walls of a prisons, walls of stigma or institutional walls. The goal is to tell the story through the eyes of those on the ground doing the work. It is a call to activists for their photo and video documentation of movements they are a part of, along with art made made in response to those issues and movements, or any format you choose to respond to these issues.


Please note, this is a benefit exhibit, so artist are encouraged to donate a portion of the sale of their art back to an organization doing the work on the ground.

Image Submissions File Format:

Standard JPEG or PDF
File Size: no larger than 10 MB

Please note: Artists will be notified by March 31st.
All work must be delivered to the Peale Center by May 2nd.

Entry Form available here.


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