WordPower: Language As Medium Open Call


WordPower: Language as Medium
Publisher: Library X
Editor: S. Peace
Release date: late 2018/early 2019

Artists with writerly practices and projects realised primarily with text are invited to contribute to the publication of an anthology that examines the power of text in contemporary creative practices. Themes are broad ranging from design/graphic driven concepts to socially engaged works and participatory installations.

Selected works will be featured in the print publication WordPower (2018/19), will include contributions from emerging and established artists as well as non-artists. All submissions are restricted to work produced within the last five years.

Work can be presented as photographic documentation of drawings, print, digital, installation, performance, sound or mixed media formats. Categories will include collage, experimental sculpture, installation, socially engaged practices, participatory, performance and wordscapes.

Submitted work[s] should include its year, format and description. Submissions of a maximum of 8 images from each artist/collective/project and should be accompanied with a bio and short text reflecting on the theme.