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Call for artists | UAAD Magazine Annual Edition Feature & Group Show

UAAD is pleased to announce our open call for our annual edition & immersive group exhibition, Alt-Alterity. Alt-Alterity explores alternative perspectives on “alterity” or “otherness”, which exist beyond the scope of what might be considered familiar or known, yet constitute the underlying narrative of planet Earth.

The annual edition and virtual exhibition will be made up of two parts: artwork (artists) and crafts (vendors), together creating spaces for critical discourse, engage a multigenerational and international group of artists, brands, and organizations, and bring the readers and viewers a truly transmedia experience curated with love, care, and respect for the artists as well as the land. Selected artists can also be featured in UAAD’s press releases on major news sites.

We invite artists of all genres and styles, encompassing born-digital creations and digitized renditions of traditional artworks. For sponsoring vendors (brands or organizations), we welcome all categories provided they share a harmonious design ethos or artistic expression aligned with eco-centrism, queerness, fluidity, avant-garde, and more.


· In-depth Interview for The Print Edition & Front-Page Feature

Share your exclusive story in a professionally curated interview, reaching 103 countries and be featured on the front page in the "Weekly Highlight" section.

· Immersive Virtual Group Exhibition

Participate in a highly anticipated virtual exhibition on, transcending traditional boundaries and reaching audiences beyond spatial limits.

· Social Media Feature

Your work will be highlighted in a dedicated video across our social media platforms, reaching a wider art community.

· Newsletter Promotion

Your interview will be spotlighted in our weekly newsletter, with over 6000 subscribers.

· Sell Your Artwork/Craft Easily Throughout The Exhibition Period

Leverage our online store to create a smooth purchasing experience for our visitors.

· Mentions of Your Work Across Influential News Sites

Get published on our network of over 200 influential news sites that receive 28 million visitors every month for a boost in exposure and search rankings.

About the exhibition organizer and gallery partner:

Underground Art And Design was founded in October 2022 as an international media platform focused on empowering talented, change-provoking, and forward-thinking artists and designers through accessible information, resources, and a platform to show themselves. UAAD envisions a community of support, across disciplines and time zones, to bring inspiration, innovation, and provocation to the world we live in.

Our gallery partner is New Art City, an online multiplayer exhibition space for digital art and performance. New Art City is an artist-run organization dedicated to supporting artists, providing virtual space for those who are denied physical space, and amplifying the work of those who face systemic injustice. You can find their work at

Deadline: October 1, 2023 23:59 EST

All submissions will also be considered for other opportunities such as our online magazine feature and future group shows.

Exhibition Period: Dec 2023 - Feb 2024

Eligibility: We welcome artists of all backgrounds and experience levels to submit to this opportunity. Artists must be 18+.

Application Fee: $15 (USD)

Editorial & Exhibition Participation Fee: $80 per artist (USD)

(If selected, the application fee will be included in your total participation fee.)

Become a Sponsor:

For brands and organizations interested in sponsorship, we offer a comprehensive $500 package, including:

  • An exclusive feature (800-1000 words) about your brand/organization in our annual edition.

  • A custom digital booth in our virtual exhibition space, tailored to your visual style and linked to your merchandise/websites.

  • A dedicated UAAD Online Store Page (coming soon) for convenient audience purchases of your products.

  • Prominent mentions of your brand in our influential press releases on 200+ news sites. A 30% commission applies to sales exceeding $500.

A 30% commission will apply to all sales made during the show, applicable when total sales surpass $500.

To learn more and submit via our website:

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