Call for submissions – British Columbia, Canada – Guangdong, China

Rocky Railway High (Closure) is an Interactive Art Project for the symbolic return of Chinese railway workers perished during construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway between 1881-1885 to Guangdong, China, their homeland (an important Chinese custom at the time).

A total of 5,000 pieces of artwork and writing (representing number of Chinese workers died) on post card size paper will be collected from the public.

All submission will be archived in RRH’s website, exhibited in Canada and shipped to China for exhibition and permanent burial.

Submission fee: free

Number of submissions per artist: up to 3

Submission deadline: May 31st, 2012

30 submissions selected by jury will be engraved on an art monument to be constructed and installed at a prominent location in City of Guangzhou, China.

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For submission form, submission galleries & mailing address:

RRH is an initiative organized by ARTi-Smoking. The project is supported by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, Canada and the City of Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

Please feel free to forward this call for submissions announcement to your artists network.


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