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Your donation will help with the costs of hosting the Lacuna Festivals. These costs vary each year but are always in excess of €1200. Find out more about where your donations go by clicking here.

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Festival Special: All donations over €5 will receive a digital copy of the Lacuna Festivals Metamorphosis 2023 catalogue as a thank you.

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If you have questions about the application procedure, please refer to our FAQ page here as most questions can be answered by reading these. If you still have questions following this, feel free to get in touch on our email address:

You can find us @LacunaFestivals on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube where you can see archival footage, photographs and other content that may help you with your application.


To submit your application to Lacuna Festivals Metamorphosis 2023 you will need:

  • Personal contact details (full name, email address, website and social media handles)
  • Artwork information (title, media, size/length, year)
  • Images of artworks (High quality images showing only the artwork)
  • Artist statement (this is your chance to explain how your artwork(s) link to the theme.

And optionally you can add in...

  • Ideas for festival events eg. participation projects, performances, livestreams, round table discussions, workshops and so on.

Once you have everything ready you can apply by clicking here.

Deadline: Midnight on 31st March 2023.

Remember...The only criteria to being accepted into Lacuna Festivals Metamorphosis 2023 is that you meet the theme of Metamorphosis. 


Possible interpretations of the theme include:  the biological process of metamorphosis - Frogs, butterflies, moths and starfish amongst many other species metamorphose through distinct phases; literature such as the novel The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka or the poem Metamorphoses by Ovid; transformations of chaos into order, life into death, from youth to aged, masculine to feminine or oppressed to oppressor; alchemist transmutations of Copper to Gold; Tarot interpretations of the Death card signaling that one phase is ending as a new one begins; visual metamorphosis where one things shape shifts into another; the sky changing from night to day, moonlight to sunlight, stars to clouds; inner psychological and emotional transformations of identity, states of being and existence; supernatural metamorphosis such as human beings to spirits or ghosts; spiritual transformations like reaching samadhi or enlightenment; narratives in plays and performative pieces or the stories found in myths, legends and folklore and so on.


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