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  • Writer's pictureAnthony Chase

#ArtThatHeals: Black Lives Matter

Open call for submissions!

Since its creation in 1978, Ujima has stood for the call for justice for all. In that spirit, and in "honor of our brothers and sisters fighting for their basic human rights in the Black Lives Matter movement," Ujima its dedicating their August #ArtThatHeals showcase to the theme, "Black Lives Matter."

They are looking for artists of "all mediums, ages, shapes, and sizes" to submit work to be shared with the community "in an effort to uplift and give voice to the many shades of this fight for justice."

Submission guidelines:

  • Can be original or recreated work (e.g. singing a song from another artist)

  • Can be any art form/medium (e.g. visual art, song, dance, movement, monologue, poetry etc.)

  • Video submissions should be no longer than 3 minutes long 

  • Videos need to be recorded in landscape (horizontal orientation)

  • Videos should be captured with good lighting and sound

Submissions for the August showcase are due by August 1, 2020.

*Please note not all submissions may make it into the final showcase based on quality, theme, and medium.

#ArtThatHeals Project is also a way for artists to submit works specifically in tribute to Lorna C. Hill, the late founder of Ujima Theater Company.

For a link to the submission form CLICK HERE


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