The Mount Library & Archives is seeking submissions for the upcoming Research in View exhibition, launching in Spring 2022. Research in View will showcase art-inspired representations of research in progress at Mount Saint Vincent University to be displayed in the Library and online in a digital exhibition for the campus community and beyond to explore.
What is Research in View?
Research in View is an exhibition funded by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Exchange and Explore grant. The purpose of the exhibition is to encourage researchers to explore new and creative ways of presenting their research. Mount researchers will have the opportunity to represent their research in an art-inspired format, including sculpture, photography, other types of imagery or mixed media, text, video/film, and more. This dissemination of research will engage a broad audience, encourage researchers to reconsider how and to whom their work can be communicated, and inspire research exchange and collaboration across disciplines.
Entries are welcome from faculty, staff, and students. Please submit a brief description (max. 500 words) of your research and in which format you plan to exhibit your submission. If you require assistance please let us know. We are working with the MSVU Art Gallery staff who are experts in preparing works for exhibition. The physical exhibition space is located in the Library and includes well-lit walls for framed photographs or other images, well-lit plinths for sculptural pieces, and monitors for displaying video or other media. A digital exhibition will be developed as works begin to arrive in the space.
For submissions or questions about any the above, please contact: RiV@msvu.ca