Life of Objects: Submissions

Example Submission

“All Creatures Big and Small”

A few months before the Covid-19 lockdown, my friend who knows how much of an animal lover I am, gave me this stuffed elephant from the World Wildlife Fund as a Christmas gift. This little elephant would represent a generous contribution my friend made in my name to help conservation efforts of the African Elephant. Ellie, as I would come to call her, would not know how much she would help me during the first few months of this unpredictable and life-changing year. Every night, Ellie and I would doze off after what seemed like another day repeating itself. Almost like we were living in the movie Groundhog Day, and time had no meaning anymore. Every morning, I would wake up to what seemed like a plethora of bad news to which I developed an insurmountable fear of the unknown. As time passed and things started to look a bit brighter in the fall of 2020, Ellie still provided so much comfort and a reminder that with hope and unity, we could defeat this season of never-ending chaos. Flash-forward to a year later, Ellie is still my little bedtime companion as she is a reminder that our city and our world can overcome, come together, and defeat the virus.

Gaby Penaherrera

Marketing and Communications Coordinator,  Manny Cantor Center

Life of Objects Exhibition Submission Form

Please submit your entry for the Life of Objects Community Art Exhibition by completing the form below, including uploading your photo.
  • Please describe the object in your image and its meaning to you in the space below.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, Max. file size: 10 MB.
    Use the button here to locate and upload the image you are submitting for our exhibition. If your image will not upload, please submit your form, and email the image to Utilice el botón aquí para localizar y cargar la imagen que envía para nuestra exposición. Si su imagen no se carga, envíe su formulario y envíe la imagen por correo electrónico a 使用此处的按钮查找并上传您要提交给我们展览的图像。 如果您的图片无法上传,请提交您的表格,并将其通过电子邮件发送至。
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