Call for Artists: Bizarre Bazaar

Venue: 1131 Mission Street

Open Call for Artists: Bizarre Bazaar

Curated by: Michael Arcega

Deadline to Submit: May 22, 2016 (11:59 pm)

Exhibition Dates: July  6 – August 17, 2016


Root Division invites artists working in all media to submit work for an exhibition entitled, Bizarre Bazaar to be presented at Root Division in July/August of 2016.

Bizarre Bazaar explores the intersection of cultures and objects within a strange global economic system.

The work selected for inclusion in this show will explore the unexpected connections between commerce, the fetish commodity, and the collapse that is often built into the dystopic capitalist system.




Artists may submit up to four jpeg images of completed works. Video links can be hyperlinked in the submission form. Submitted work should be representative of your overall body of digital work. If you are proposing a new work, please send images of completed projects with your proposal.

Deadline for Submission: May 22nd, 2016 at 11:59 pm

Email submissions can be sent to
Submissions will also be accepted via USPS and can be mailed to:
Root Division, Attn: Bizarre Bazaar, 1131 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94103

If your submission is mailed, we prefer that all documents are saved as either word docs (.doc) or PDFs (.pdf) and burned to a CD with your images rather than printed.

To complete your submission, please fill out the online submission form.

Call 415.863.7668 or email Amy Cancelmo, Arts Program Director at with any questions.


Please note that the $10 fee must be on file by May 22, 2016 for the email submission to be considered.
E-payment can be made via this page or by submitting a $10 check or money order made payable to Root Division, mailed to: Root Division, Attn: Bizarre Bazaar, 1131 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94103

Artists will be notified about inclusion by June 1st, 2016.

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