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Call for artworks

We are pleased to announce an open call for artists whose work focuses on refugees, migrants or diaspora and we particularly encourage artists of refugee and migrant background to apply. We invite all eligible artists to submit their work to be considered for our virtual showcase during Refugee Week Greece, between 19-25 June 2023!

We welcome artists from all locations and backgrounds to apply. We look forward to receiving your submissions and showcasing the incredible talent around the globe. Together, we can celebrate compassion and bring attention to important issues affecting our global community.

Please send the following information via email at
• Contact information (Name / website / email / Instagram handle 
• Artist’s bio (70-100 words)
• High quality images of your work(s)
• Work information (Title / medium / dimensions / year)
• Work description (70-100 words)

Deadline: Sunday 11 June 2023, at 12 PM GMT time.


• The selected artists will be showcased virtually – You don’t have to send us or ship your physical piece of work 
• All artists evidencing a reputable and committed artistic career are invited to submit their work
• There is no fee to submit your work
• All two-dimensional and three-dimensional work is accepted, including painting, photography, installation and sculpture
• There is no limitation on how many projects or how many images per project you will submit. Please label your files as name_surname_title_year.jpg
• There are no restrictions on the dimensions of works submitted

All artists will be credited fully and their social media pages will be presented and stated. Images will not be used for any commercial purposes or/and online exhibitions. Images will not be reproduced without permission from the artist.

What is refugee week Greece? Refugee Week is the world’s largest arts & culture festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of people seeking sanctuary. It’s been running in the UK since 1998 and is always the week around World Refugee Day (20 June).

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