The Re:living Weekend is a response to our human need to talk, walk, remember and make art about the ever-present experiences of death, grief and loss in our lives. Whether we are grieving for a close friend, pet or family member; concerned about the loss of bird, insect or plant habitats and other changes to our climate; affected by war; or managing on-going / one-off life events around relationship, work and/or home loss, coming together with others to focus, share, or simply be with our feelings is supportive.

We are inviting artist submissions for the Re:living Exhibition that address themes of Death, Grief, Loss, and Re:living. There is no prescribed media for submitted work, and can include art/design/craft.

The exhibition will be held at granton:hub on Saturday 1 October (11am – 4pm) and Sunday 2 October 2022 (10am-12noon and 2.30-4.30pm)

The exhibition will be located in the Sphinx Room which size is 8.75m x 4.7m. The ceiling is 3.3m high.

Please send a digital image / brief description of the submitted artwork (no more than 3 items per person) with related web address (including contact details and social media), suggested selling price, and short bio (50 words max). Publicity photos/short video of you and your work will be required if selected.

A 20% commission will be taken by Granton Hub on all individual works sold, and fees payable for the work sold will be made by bank transfer within 2 weeks of the close of the exhibition.

Your work should be no bigger than A2 size (or thereabouts) and will be either wall, table (a basic refectory type table), or floor-mounted (note: there is a carpet, so no water, earth, sand etc unless completely contained).

Please include the running time (in minutes) for video and audio works, and a short description of the piece. If video or audio work is selected, artists will need to supply playback equipment and ensure that it is PAT tested, with proof of compliance PRIOR to the exhibition opening.

We have a screen and moveable seating available for public showings. Artists will need to bring their own plinth(s) if needed.

If your work is selected, it must be delivered directly to the venue on Friday 30 September at 1pm or 6.30pm, and collected on Sunday 2nd October between 4.30 and 6.30pm. Please note that this is a group exhibition of mixed media work in a non-formal gallery setting (blue carpet, walls painted either pale green or white), and will be exhibited between on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd October only. You are encouraged to attend and engage with the public during these times.

It is your responsibility to insure your work and neither we, nor the Granton Hub, can take any liability for its loss or damage.

It will be assumed that the organisers will be able to take photos during the event which can be used on social media and websites. Credits will be included where feasible.

We regret that Madelvic House is not fully accessible. We do have a portable ramp to allow wheelchair and powerchair users to get into the building, which you will have access to, and once in the building there is level access, but no there is no wheelchair accessible toilet.

Key dates

  • Deadline for submissions via e-mail: 9th September 2022
  • We will make our decision on selection of artworks by: 16th September 2022
  • Final photos and other information will be required by: 23rd September 2022
  • Handing in dates: Friday 30 September at 1pm or at 6:30pm (Please note the venue is not open to the public and we do not have staff that are available to answer any questions).

Address for e-mail submissions: tamsinlgrainger@gmail.com

Additional information about the weekend is available from this link: Re:living Weekend at Granton Hub: Friday 30th September – Sunday 2 October

Contact: tamsinlgrainger@gmail.com for more details

Curators are Bea Denton and Tamsin Grainger