Open Call for Submissions

AC Institute is a hub for experimentation and radicalism. We are in search of creators whose practice challenges conventional expectations of meaning, objectivity, and medium.


AC Institute is pleased to announce our annual open call for submissions for the 2017-2018 season. This call is open to artists who work within the genre of installation, sound, performance* and/or video. We welcome submissions from artists living in the greater New York area. For artists that do apply, it is highly encouraged to submit at least one additional event that will take place during the month long exhibition period. Examples of events might include:


+ Podcasts

+ Lectures

+ Screenings

+ Readings

+ Workshops

+ Performances


*Please note that performances do not have to fulfill the month long exhibition time.


Please send a SINGLE PDF with the following:


Brief proposal (under 300 words)
Up to 10 images (72dpi, JPEG) OR 2 videos and/or audio samples
Link to your website


Please send all materials to with Open Call in the subject line. Deadline for submission is June 17, 2017. Please note that you may only submit one project proposal at this time.