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ABOUT

The Antiracist Classroom

is a student-led organization at the Art Center College of Design focused on counteracting racism and white supremacy in design education and practice.



We aim to cultivate a space for students who want to find, create, and engage in opportunities for student activism around issues of racism and white supremacy in the classroom and in design practice. We also offer space for faculty members and staff to be allies and resources to their students, especially students-of-color who encounter racism in the classroom / in their experience as designers.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Represent ︎ NOW OPEN 
REPRESENT is an exhibit that showcases works by creatives of color exploring the theme of representation: How do you depict yourself or your identity? How do you want to be seen? How do you shape the ways you’re represented? Submit your proposed work by Wednesday, October 17. 

CALL FOR WORK: Alter/Manifesto ︎ NOW OPEN
We invite you to submit your creative manifesto for the first issue of Alter: A manifesto is anything and everything that defines you, your work, and things you want to tell the world.  This issue of Alter is a declaration of the amalgamation of identities and beliefs students of color  have at ArtCenter. Submit your work, essays, poetry, short stories, visual art, photography, comics, film, etc by Wednesday, October 24. 


ICYMI: Reconstructing Practice

Reconstructing Practice brought over 100 participants to Art Center’s Wind Tunnel on July 13 - 14 for sessions, fellowship, and a gallery opening. Check out the video above or the book here.

CONTACT  
antiracistclassroom@gmail.com

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Call for Entries


We invite you to submit your creative manifesto for the first issue of Alter: A manifesto is anything and everything that defines you, your work, and things you want to tell the world. It is a juxtaposition of things you’ve learned, encountered, and all the elements that define you.

This issue of Alter is a declaration of the amalgamation of identities and beliefs students of color  have at ArtCenter. As we embark on our journey of critique and expression through future issues of Alter, we want to use this first issue to articulate  who we are and what shapes us.

Submissions may respond to the following questions:

How do you express your beliefs through your work?

How does your body of work represent who you are?

What parts of your life inform your perspective and position?

How is your work informed by the current state of socio-political affairs?



Timeline


Calls open 
Tuesday, Oct 09

Deadline 
Thursday, Oct 24

Launch event 
Nov, 2018



What to Submit 

What expresses you the best? Every individual has a medium they like to express themselves in. Words are not for everyone, but neither is doodling. Feel free to submit your manifesto in any form to respond to the prompt. We welcome submissions of a variety of formats and genres such as:

Essays

Short stories

Photography

Interviews

Television

Film

or any combination of the above.
Poetry

Visual art

Comics

Critical reviews of books

Art shows, etc



This zine will be put out in limited print format. If you would like to showcase video, audio, or other work that does not fit on a page, please consider submitting a print-format adaptation such as an artist statement, summary of original works, collection of photographs, etc.


Confused? Write to rathore.mdp@gmail.com

Send us your entries here