/room/ is seeking video works to be projected in a collaborative exhibition across two spaces: the small room adjacent to the / main gallery in San Francisco and Mehringplatz 20, a bedroom gallery in Berlin, Germany run by artist and curator Magdalena Jadwiga Härtelova.

We are seeking a video (or a series of videos) by one artist/artist collective to be projected in both locations for a duration of six weeks from February 5th to March 15th, 2022.

The selected artist will be paid a fee of $350.

The open call will be guest juried by Magdalena Jadwiga Härtelova and Philisha Kay.

Application period: December 9th, 2021 – January 10th, 2022

There is no application fee.

The applying artist must live and work in the Bay Area. In particular, we encourage BFA and MFA students and recent graduates of the following programs to apply: California College of the Arts, Mills College, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco State University, San Jose State University, Stanford University, UC Berkeley, and UC Davis.

Applications will be evaluated based on how the proposed moving image work(s) consider both exhibition spaces, their focuses, and their contexts. You can read Mehringplatz 20 gallery’s Code of Practice here and read more about the history and architecture of Mehringplatz here and here. We will work with participating artists to problem-solve as needed.

Please go here to access the full application form.