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Every year, OPTICA presents a varied program of exhibitions, symposia, and artists’ talks, while investing in curated exhibitions on themes developed at the centre. These activities all propose a critical reflection on current issues in art, sustained and accompanied by the production of relevant publications.

The centre comprises two exhibition spaces and provides professional technical support in the gallery. Artists and curators are invited to submit projects for the gallery’s regular program. Project proposals are reviewed by the programming committee, which makes its recommendations for production.

To view the floor plan, please click here.

OPTICA pays exhibition fees to artists and curators according to the scale recommended by the RAAV and the CARFAC

To submit a project anytime
* No project received by mail or email will be accepted
  • 1 - Click the button REGISTER below and choose the contest you want to apply for
  • 2 - You will receive an email with a link to edit your candidature for the contest you choosed
  • 3 - The form is divided in 4 parts
    • Personal informations
    • About the project
      • An up-to-date resume in PDF format
      • Possibility to include a YouTube or Vimeo link
    • A description of the project and an artist statement | 4000 characters maximum
    • Maximum of 10 images in JPG format with maximum weight of 1Mo by image
  • 4 - When you have finished to edit your candidature and add the necessary images and filled the mandatories fields, you will have to submit your final version before the contest deadline.

OPTICA will only inform by email artists and curators who are selected.