Asking For It exhibition in London

Cameroonian spoken word artist Lydol.

United Kingdom – Creatives exploring different art forms can submit entries for the Asking For It exhibition at TBC London in the UK this October.

The exhibition seeks to create a place where people can use art as self-expression to share, feel and come together over adversity. The theme for the entries is Sexual Abuse/Violence.

“The exhibition not only looks at the experiences of the survivor but the societal judgments and miseducation around the topic of sexual abuse/violence,” the call reads.

“We believe that art is a powerful tool to express and empower artists and viewers while educating those who have not experienced this. The exhibition will take the viewer on a journey from the beginning to recovery and survival.”

The application deadline is 31 August 2019.

Who can apply?

Entrants above 18 years old from around the world can apply in the following categories:

  • Music
  • Audio
  • Spoken word
  • Poetry
  • Film
  • Photography
  • Art and crafts
  • Abstract
  • Museums
  • Literature
  • Libraries
  • Combined arts

How to apply

Entrants can submit their projects via email to with a small description of the project and the subject line, AFTE submission 2019. Queries can be made via the same email address.


A fundraising will take place during the exhibition and the money collected will be equally shared among the participating artists.

View the original call here.


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