Tabula Rasa open call – deadline 15 July 2008

Gallery Aferro Newark NJ USA

Tabula Rasa on display September 6 – October 4, 2008 with full color catalog. Curated by Evonne M. Davis.

Deadline July 15, 2008 (This is NOT a postmark deadline.)

Artists working in any and all media are invited to submit existing work, or propose new work, in response to the following:

#1-Tabula Rasa: |?täbyo?l? ?räs?; ?räz?|
an absence of preconceived ideas or predetermined goals; a clean slate.
The human mind at birth, viewed as having no innate ideas.
ORIGIN Latin, literally ‘scraped tablet,’ denoting a tablet with the writing erased.
#2- René Descartes, Aristotle, John Locke
#3- Denying what is obvious.
#4- Nothing is new, nothing is original.
#5 Existentialism and the nothingness of existence, ennui.

Notification of acceptance by August 1. Delivery by August 16.

All exhibition submissions must include:

Work Samples (digital file or print out)

CD/DVD or submission via email.
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Please put the exhibition title in the subject line.

Please review the full submission guidelines at

Please mail your submissions to:
Gallery Aferro
c/o Evonne M. Davis + Emma Wilcox
248 Sherman Ave #43 NY NY 10034