Call for Artists & Ambassadors – SHADES




‘SHADES – Amplify Her Voice’ is a film series by Humainologie that features and celebrates Black women and women of the Global Majority in Calgary, Alberta.

We are inviting submissions of interest to be part of SHADES.

Artist (1-2)

You would create artistic portraits of each of the SHADES Ambassadors for exhibit. Applicants must identify as Black, Indigenous, or of the Global Majority (BIPGM), be based in Calgary, and be able to share a link to sample work that can be viewed online.

Ambassador (4-6)

You would be profiled via three short films shared on social media, as well as through other social media engagement to take place in 2023. Applicants must identify as BIPGM, be based in Calgary, be willing to take part in up to 12 hours of filming, and be open to sharing parts of their personal story.

Members of the LGBTG2S+ community are encouraged to apply for all opportunities. Please contact us at if you have any questions. To apply, you must complete the online form below. Submissions will be considered on a rolling basis. Ambassadors will receive an honorarium. Artists will receive an artist fee.

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