On this page you’ll find more information about how to submit an artwork to the Museum Remix: Unheard project.
This challenge is entirely open. Using our chosen objects as a starting point, we invite you to remix them. Choose one or more of the objects presented below and apply your own creative interpretation to the objects themselves or their histories.
It’s up to you how you do this. It could be audio, video, or a 2D or 3D artwork, or a piece of writing. It could be in a physical or digital format - although, if it’s physical, please only submit a photo of the work, not the work itself, as we’re unable to store it.
All we ask is that any video or audio clip be a maximum of 3 minutes long, and any image file be a maximum of 1 GB.
Previous submissions to the project have included...
...and you can find them on our Discover page.
Who can take part?
You need to be 16 or older to take part in this version of the project.
If you are aged 13 or older, and would like to get involved, please contact Marie Kennedy, our Learning Associate: Young People.
How to submit
This opportunity is open until 31 December 2020.
Please upload your submission using our online portal.
(You need a free Google account to use this portal. If you don't have one, please contact us.)
Submissions need to be accompanied by a Participant Agreement Form. Before you start on your submission please download and read this form. When you submit your work, please submit an electronically signed version into the portal. We regret that we will not be able to accept any submissions unaccompanied by this form.
How we'll share your submission
We’ll share your submission on our social media. Once the challenge closes, we'll work with a guest curator (to be announced) to curate an online exhibition to be hosted on our Discover page. Once we return to the museums, these works will be accessible from the galleries via digital enhanced labels.
Code of conduct
Museum Remix: Unheard is based on the values of collaboration, innovation, inclusion and experimentation. We strive to provide a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.
We encourage freedom of speech and open activity. It should be noted that discrimination or any form of exclusion will not be tolerated. Museum Remix: Unheard reserves the right to refuse content which violates these principles. Museum Remix: Unheard is not liable for anyone’s specific views and opinions.
Send us your feedback
We’ve never run a project like this before, so we would like to learn as much as we can about it as we go. Your feedback will help us shape the project as it develops. Any time you can spare to let us know how you’re finding it is very much appreciated.
If you’re interested in more remote opportunities like Museum Remix, or other ways to get involved with the museums, head over to our Volunteer Makers page.
Sacred carvings made by the Nenets people of North Siberia
How can we give voice to an enslaved woman who died two thousand years ago?
A portrait that reveals the relationship between exploration and exploitation
For Museum Remix: Unheard, Sade Ojelade and Eleanor Wilkinson answer your questions about their chosen objects live on YouTube
200-year-old spectacles that help us see changing attitudes to disability
A botanical watercolour reveals the connection between science and empire
For Museum Remix: Unheard, Liz Hide and Helen Ritchie answer questions about their Museum Remix objects live on YouTube
An intriguing pair of necklaces from early human history
A small plate with a big story
Who counts as a scientist?
How should we approach the Queen who became a symbol of the British Empire itself?
Why are we reluctant to engage with the idea of a woman taking part in a battle?
How do we untangle complex colonial histories to reach the unnamed sitter of these portraits?