Call for Creative Submissions: "Looking back to look forward"
Creative Artwork by Boston College Students
What does “looking back to look forward” mean to you?
In talking about her work, currently on display in the McMullen Museum, artist Carrie Mae Weems notes:
"There’s this really great saying that within seriousness there is very little room for play, but within play there is tremendous room for seriousness. And so I’m trying to figure out these sort of platforms on which to play, and to play with historical figures and to play with historical circumstance that allow for me to engage the world in a very abstracted form in order to get at something that is more deeply realized. I’m an artist but I’m interested in the historical past, as well as the historical present and how the past has a kind of hold on the present, how it shapes us."
Looking back to look forward is a project inviting BC students to submit digital works of art that explore personal interpretations of “looking back to look forward,” be it literally or figuratively. The McMullen Museum invites you to take full creative freedom in interpreting this phrase and looks forward to seeing and displaying your work(s) in the Museum. All works will be displayed in the Museum atrium on a digital screen from September 7–December 13, 2018.
For more information on submission guidelines, please visit www.theTerraceBC.com.
Friday, December 7
McMullen Museum of Art
2101 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02135