Open Call: The 3am Project

Taking inspiration from Frank Baker’s restless and conflicted letter, penned at 3am to his love Isabel in 1939 after an ambiguous encounter, they are calling for works that explore the things that keep us up or come to us in the middle of the night. What swims in our psyche after dark that must be expressed? What are you called to say or create with urgency at 3am? What stirs us from slumber or reaches us in hazy moonlit interludes?

Eligibility: They welcome submissions from writers and artists across a broad spectrum of disciplines and experience. Young artists/writers, students, early career artists/writers and those with a more established practice are all encouraged to enter. We are seeking high quality, engaging work that clearly responds to the brief. Entry is free of charge. There is also a specific open call for Young Creatives (under 25’s) that can be found on the home page of their website.

What you get: The winner of each category will receive: £750, An exhibition opportunity (details to be confirmed) An exclusive invite to a vast and incredible archive of wonder! The open call will result in a public exhibition and events therefore visibility opportunities will be offered for creators of a range of selected works. Additional prizes will be offered to runners up.

Deadline: 28 June 2021

Click here to apply.

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