Curatorial Category: Open Call :: Louisiana Exhibitions

No Home for you Here

“No Home for You Here/No hay hogar para ti” is a collection of work that explores the notion of loss and conflict by examining one’s hybrid identity – especially that of Latin Americans and how that has become defined by U.S. borders. Lauren is the recipient of the 2024 Louisiana Call for Exhibitions.

No Home for You Here

“No Home for You Here/No hay hogar para ti” is a collection of work that explores the notion of loss and conflict by examining one’s hybrid identity – especially that of Latin Americans and how that has become defined by U.S. borders. In the politically divided, nationalist, and insular U. S., many blame the country’s No Home for You Here

No Weak and Ordinary Voice

No Weak and Ordinary Voice links speeches by Reverdy C. Ransom, a pivotal civil rights activist and founding member of the Niagara Movement, to sites across America through sculptural forms. This exhibition presents the metaphorical act of putting a flower in the barrel of the continued assault on equal rights. By connecting plants to historical No Weak and Ordinary Voice

Proximity and Touch

Proximity and Touch: Louisiana Group Show Exhibition 2023Vernell Dunams, Ryan Leitner, Kelsey Scult, and Jill StollSeptember 9 – October 29, 2023 Louisiana Group Show  Annually, Antenna Collective orchestrates the ‘Louisiana Call for Exhibitions’, which offers Louisiana artists the opportunity to have their artwork evaluated by a distinguished guest juror, who meticulously selects exhibiting artists from Proximity and Touch

Announcing 2024 Open Call Winners!

Antenna is thrilled to announce our recipients for 2024 (2023) National and Louisiana Open Call for Exhibitions. A big thank you to all the applicants. The Antenna Collective and Jurors  were  impressed by the brilliant creativity, and ingenuity in the submissions.  National Open Call for Exhibitions 2024 Recipient: Jasmine Best  Jasmine Best is a true Announcing 2024 Open Call Winners!

Announcing the 2023 Open Call Winners!

Antenna is thrilled to announce our recipients for 2023 (2024) National and Louisiana Open Call for Exhibitions. A big thank you to all the applicants. The Antenna Collective and Jurors  were  impressed by the brilliant creativity, and ingenuity in the submissions.  National Open Call for Exhibitions 2023 Recipient: Sarah Elizabeth Cornejo Sarah Elizabeth Cornejo is Announcing the 2023 Open Call Winners!

Lorna Williams: Works 2011-2017

A catalog for Williams’ 2022 exhibit at Antenna, documenting the artist’s anthropomorphic sculptures. Lorna Williams was born in 1986 in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 2010, she received a BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art. She has exhibited work at the New Orleans Museum of Art, Studio Museum Harlem, Montserrat College of Art, and University Lorna Williams: Works 2011-2017

Union

Exhibition Dates: September 10th – October 2nd 2022Opening Reception: Saturday September 10th 2022, 6pm – 10pm Union is an investigation of the unity of blackness beyond borders using paint. The idea that blackness exists in an infinite space operating outside of white supremacy is inferred through the painting by disregarding a typically western style of Union

Meta-Retrospect

Exhibitions Dates: August 13th – September 4th 2022Opening Reception: Saturday August 13th 2022, 6pm-10pm “As the lukewarm hands of the godsCame down and gently picked my adrenalin pearlsPlaced them in their mouths and rinsed all the fear outNourished them with their saliva All rested As if the healthiest pastimeIs being in life-threatening circumstancesAnd once again be Meta-Retrospect

I Know a Place

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Exhibition Dates: Saturday June 11 – Sunday July 3, 2022 //
Opening Reception:  Saturday June 11,   6pm-10pm

What’s Wrong Cowboy?

On view:  March 12th – April 3rd , 2022Opening Reception:  Saturday March 12th from 6:00 – 10:00 PM Daily hours: Wednesday – Sunday 12:00 – 5:00 What’s Wrong Cowboy is a solo exhibition of paintings by Trenity Thomas. “Painting red cowboy hats has become a signature of mine. Seeing a blackperson as a cowboy is powerful, What’s Wrong Cowboy?

WhatHappenWas

Closing Reception: Nov 7th WhatHappenWas invites the New Orleans Community to participate in one-on-one interviews in the installation with the artist, Marta Rodriguez Maleck, recounting any and everything that occurred post-Mardi Gras 2020. Sentences and phrases from each interview will be woven together in a sound collage, which will be presented at the exhibition’s closing. WhatHappenWas

WHAT DOES THE WATER TASTE LIKE?

On view: Nov 9 – Dec 8, 2019 Opening Reception: Nov 9, 6-10pm Daily hours: Tuesday through Sunday 12-5 About the show: Juliana Kasumu is Antenna’s 2019 Local Open Call Winner. Selected by juror Jackie Clay, curator and executive director of the Coleman Center for the Arts. WHAT DOES THE WATER TASTE LIKE? is a WHAT DOES THE WATER TASTE LIKE?

Touching Pictures

Touching Pictures On view: Sept 8 – Oct 7, 2018 Second Saturday Reception: Sept 8, 6-10pm Daily hours: Tuesday through Sunday 12-5 The exhibition Touching Pictures features recent photo-based work by Kristine Thompson that examines how images of death, violence, and mourning circulate publically. The works featured engage photographic imagery in a tactile manner in Touching Pictures

Pleasure, Performance, Politics; Louisiana Open Call, Cycle 2

On view: Oct 14- Nov 5, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday Oct 14, 6-10pm Daily hours: Tuesday through Sunday 12-5 Pleasure, especially when performed or represented publicly, is always political. Selected from Antenna’s 2017 Louisiana Open Call, the eight artists featured in Pleasure, Performance, Politics utilize color, language, scale, and representational media like photography and video Pleasure, Performance, Politics; Louisiana Open Call, Cycle 2

Interiors, Icons, Inheritance, Louisiana Open Call 2017, Cycle 1

On view: Sept 9 – Oct 8, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday Sept 9, 6-10pm Daily hours: Tuesday through Sunday 12-5 Interiors, Icons, Inheritance features the artwork of eight artists selected from Antenna’s 2017 Louisiana Open Call, each exploring their respective personal and collective histories. Rich with character and dense with detritus, these works depict the Interiors, Icons, Inheritance, Louisiana Open Call 2017, Cycle 1