Living Well is an exhibition that explores the tangible and intangible ways in which design improves our daily lives.
What is the capacity of design to help us feel or live better? How does it help us achieve higher states of personal health, resource efficiency, conviviality, collaboration, mindfulness, or even happiness? Living Well will engage broadly with ideas of value-based outcomes and user-based interaction as functions of design through the presentation of projects and works that respond to these inquiries.
Ultimately, Living Well asks about the ways in which design transforms us, or how we use design to transform ourselves for the better.
Call for submissions
Living Well invites submissions from artists and designers working in all mediums and formats. We are open to projects expressed in 2- or 3-dimensions, digital or analog, whether they be object- or concept-based.
Submissions of existing work and realized projects is preferred; however, we will consider submissions of speculative work and projects that have not yet been realized.
Work and projects will be exhibited during the Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO), January 16-22, 2017.
Submissions must include: a short bio on you and/or your creative practice (max. 150 words);1-3 images of the project or work; and
- contact info (name, email, and phone number)
- a CV
- and website URL, Twitter and Instagram names (if available).
There is no fee for this submission or for participating in the Festival Exhibition. However, if selected, you will be responsible for arranging drop-off and pick-up of your work to Craft Ontario, 1106 Queen Street West, Toronto.When and where is the exhibition?
The Festival Exhibition will open Monday, January 16, 2017, and run for two months. The reception will be held on Sunday, January 22, 2017. The exhibition and reception will be held at Craft Ontario, 1106 Queen Street West, Toronto. All dates are currently subject to change.
Successful submissions will be notified by email by October 17, 2016.Questions?
Email any questions to Projects Lead Robyn Wilcox at firstname.lastname@example.org with this subject line: Festival Exhibition + your name.
Thank you to our institutional partner Craft Ontario, and to the Ontario Arts Council.
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