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Open call for artists - Open Fragment online exhibition, Pragmata Collective

  • London
  • crafts, combined arts, dance, film, interdisciplinary arts, literature, museums, photography, theatre, visual arts
  • Pragmata Collective


Pragmata Collective is now inviting submissions for the March 2021 online show: Open Fragments. We will be hosting a new online exhibition open to ALL artists who will submit their work (given that they follow the requirements). This is an opportunity open to artists all over the world, at any stage of their career, to give the possibility to try new works and expand networks in this time of crisis. This is an opportunity offered by Pragmata Collective to submit your work for a curated virtual show beginning on the 20th and ending on the 31st of March. 

There is no submission fee, and it is open to any media that will suit the requirements stated below. The open call runs from the 19th of February and ends on the 5th of March. 

This exhibition will be a space to think about the concept of 'fragment'.

“What are fragments? What is it that gives them such high value? (...) To what extent can they be regarded, though fragments, as whole?” (Schelel) 


  • You must be over 18 to enter

  • We DO NOT accept any work that celebrates racism, transphobia, misogyny, homophobia, pro-colonization, anti-sex workers, cissexism (non-exhaustive list).

  • The submitted work must be a new piece of work (not previously exhibited)

  • By submitting your piece, you declare that it is your original work

  • The submitted work must in some way reference the theme ‘fragment’

  • The submitted work has to meet the criteria of the ‘Your Submission’ section below

Your Submission:

  • Your name / your art collective name

  • ONE image of the submitted work. This is what will be shown in the exhibition, it could be a still from a video, a photograph, a drawing, painting, a sculpture, etc. Please send in JPEG, resizing your image if it is too big. 

  • One small sentence to go with the piece (50 words or less), stating how your piece relate to the theme ‘fragment’

Please send your submission to:

For more information:

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