Upcoming Exhibition: Challenge to Choose

March to April 2021

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The International Women's Day's theme this year is "Choose To Challenge".

The Art Centre exhibition is called

Challenge To Choose.

We acknowledge the privileged position required in order to even begin thinking of challenging the world's injustices - the challenge of making any choice. Thinking of this phrase and its reversal leads to multi-faceted interpretations. 


We invite your interpretation, in any art form. Artworks that discuss our challenges, or celebrates opportunities, instigating discussion and ongoing, open-ended dialogue or take this opportunity to share your new works.

Artists and writers who create in any disciplines and mediums, please click the registration button to send us your work, along with a short artist statement about the work submitted.

2D, 3D, digital, text, website links, video files, audio files, performance pieces, social practice, art book, assemblage, collage, installation, outdoor works, online-only, mail art, poetry, essays, prints, maquettes, ceramic, etc, etc - all proposals welcomed.   


 Definition of challenge (Entry 1 of 2)

1: to dispute especially as being unjust, invalid, or outmoded 

  • // new data that challenges old assumptions​

2 a: to confront or defy boldly: 

  • // she challenged her critics to prove her wrong

 b: to call out to duel or combat

  •  // they challenged their rival to a duel

 c: to invite into competition

  •  // he challenged his brother to a tennis match


Definition of challenge (Entry 2 of 2)

1: a stimulating task or problem

  • // looking for new challenges

2a: a calling to account or into question

  • // a challenge to authority

3: a sentry's command to halt and prove identity

  • // The intruder fled at the sentry's challenge.

3: a: an invitation to compete in a sport

  • You accepted my challenge to a game of chess.

  • b: a summons (see SUMMONS entry 1 sense 2) that is often provocative, stimulating, or inciting. Specifically : a summons to a duel to answer an affront.

 - From Merriam-Webster, 2021