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To submit your application to Lacuna Festivals Our Bodies / Our Homes 2024 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 2024.

Remember...The only criteria to being accepted into Lacuna Festivals Our Bodies / Our Homes 2024 is that you meet the theme! 



Possible interpretations of the theme include:  temporary dwellings; the body as a gateway into the present moment; our bodies as our first homes; how we can go into ourselves; mental health/ill health; our emotions; the womb as a home; mother earth; feeling comfortable in our own skin; the body as a house for the soul; the certainty of being in your own body; astral projection, somatic experiences and meditation; my body is a temple; feeling at home; an experience, a person or a place; judgements and values placed on physical appearances; biblical readings of the body as a home; gender dysmorphia; gender fluidity; the gender binary; the patriarchy and feminism; stereotypes; belonging and not belonging; having roots; genetics; family, friends and chosen family; questioning your body, location, life; fighting your demons; acceptance; chronic illness; disability; social model of disability and accessibility; care for self, others and the planet; pollution; fashion; the climate crisis; relationships; hiding from yourself; hiding yourself from others; gratitude; why life is dressed the way it is; spirituality; the essence of being; living alone; solitude; loneliness; togetherness; church as home; chosen family; societal norms; social media and it's impact; artificial intelligence; memories; forgetfulness, alzheimers, dementia, cancer and other life limiting illnesses; you as a divine being; you are the universe and the universe is your home.


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