John Muir Open | Message to the Earth

22nd July 2021

Applications invited for the John Muir Open 2021
Dunbar Town House Gallery, Dunbar, 4th September to 31st October

This exhibition is proposed to encourage people to think about the current conversations taking place and those that are likely to be shared at COP26, about the sustainability of our earth and the ways in which arts can encourage people to think about how they can contribute.

Artist Natalie Taylor will lead on a community project, which will create a large cloak to walk to the Pilgrimage, collecting soil samples on the way to Glasgow. Headed by artist Jonathan Baxter, the pilgrimage will take walkers on a journey from an opening event in Dunbar.

Artwork can be existing work and take any art form. We are looking for works, which prompt questions or provide potential solutions to the global crisis we are all facing. The invited artist will be Robert Powell and a possible five applicants will be chosen to exhibit alongside.

DEADLINE for applications: Monday 9th August at midnight 2021

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A panel will decide on the successful applicants and all will be contacted by Friday 15th August.

Installation date: 31st August
Take down date: 31st October

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