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Call for Submissions – Making Waves Showcase by Margate Bookie Young Producers


The Margate Bookie Young Producers invite new voices and fresh eyes aged 13-30 to submit work to be part of our new exhibition, Making Waves. Selected entrants will get the opportunity to have their work exhibited at The Margate School from 15-22 October with an opening night and awards event on Friday 15 October. 

Submissions should follow the given prompt and fall into one of the following categories:

  • Poetry (any genre, up to 500 words)
  • Prose (any genre, up to 1500 words)
  • Photography (please submit no more than 3 images)
  • Illustration and painting
  • Mixed media (video, etc.) 
  • Sound (mp3 maximum of 5 minutes)


Prompt

Antony Gormley’s artwork Another Time is made up of 100 cast-iron sculptures of a human form, spread out in different locations. One of these sculptures stands in the sea behind the Turner Contemporary gallery in Margate, where it will stay until 2030. Create a work about the inner world of that cast-iron figure.  

You may like to consider what it might be like to stand just off the coast of Margate for over a decade, as the tides come in and out. What hopes, dreams and fears might be present? What connection does the figure have to its 99 counterparts?

For more about Another Time:


https://turnercontemporary.org/whats-on/another-time/

https://www.antonygormley.com/projects/item-view/id/304


Terms and Conditions / How to enter

  • Entry is free.
  • Entrants should ensure that their work fits the prompt, and that they have followed these submission guidelines. 
  • Entrants must only submit once to a category of their choosing.
  • Email your submission to makingwaves@margatebookie.com with the category you are entering and the title of your piece. 
  • Please include social media links in your email. 
  • Please submit jpeg, pdf, mp3 or mp4 files. Please send large files via we transfer. 
  • Please only enter if you are 13-30 years old
  • Submissions received after midnight on the closing date will not be considered.

Stay tuned for more updates!

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