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TOUCH, A Virtual Exhibition at Woman Made Gallery

Woman Made Gallery logo, chicago, IL

TOUCH, A Virtual Exhibition

Juror/Curator: Gina Lee Robbins June 5–30, 2020 Facebook Live Opening: Saturday, June 13 | 2–3 p.m.

CHICAGO –– Inspired by the current pandemic, this exhibition looks at something that many of us have had to completely do without: TOUCH. Most of the world is under order to shelter in place, practice social distancing, stay 6 feet away from each other. This is particularly punishing given that the tactile is such an integral part of the way we develop human relationships. In fact, our use of the word “touch” in English has long referred to how we stay connected–even from a distance.

In curating the 430 entries, Gina Lee Robbins looked for very specific personal responses to the theme. She began to see touch as its own complex language. Robbins selected works that convey the myriad ways we use touch to communicate with ourselves, others and

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TOUCH Call for Art from Woman Made Gallery

TOUCH, A Virtual Exhibition Exhibition Opens: June 5, 2020 Entry Due Date: May 9, 2020 Notification: May 16, 2020Curator/Juror: Gina Lee Robbins

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT WORK. https://womanmadegallery.submittable.com/submit

(One artwork from each submission is guaranteed to be included.)

Exhibition Description: Inspired by the current pandemic, this exhibition looks at something that many of us have had to completely do without: TOUCH. Most of the world is under order to shelter in place, practice social distancing, stay 6 feet away from each other. This is particularly punishing given that the tactile is such an integral part of the way we develop human relationships. In fact, our use of the word “touch” in English has long referred to how we stay connected–even from a distance. What does it mean to touch another? How does restricting our ability to touch a friend, a lover or even a stranger affect our well-being? When

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