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CLOSED | Call for Papers | THE SWAMP POTENTIAL, Kunstlicht Vol. 45, no. 3-4

Guest editors: Suzie van Staaveren and Robbie Schweiger Deadline: 15 April 2024 Published: November 2024 We are thrilled to announce the call for papers for the upcoming issue of Kunstlicht dedicated to the ecological and discursive potential of swamps within artistic practices and design cultures. Recent projects, such as Turba Tol Hol-Hol Tol presented at the Chilean Pavilion at the 59th Venice ...

Two Launch events for BETWEEN THE STANDING AND THE INCLINED

SAVE THE DATE ✨ 20 January 2024, 3-5 pm at Casco Art Institute, Utrecht 21 February 2024, 7-9 pm at Framer Framed, Amsterdam. Registration link will follow. Coming up on 20th of January 2024 and on the 21st of February are the two launch events of Kunstlicht Vol. 44, N. 4: BETWEEN THE STANDING AND THE INCLINED: STRUCTURES SUPPORTING CHANGE. Each ...

Nosetalgia online event for World Taste & Smell Day

Join us for an online event organised by Kunstlicht dedicated to celebrating the World Taste & Smell Day. This event will feature contributors from the Nosetalgia issue, including artists, perfumers, and scholars, engaging in captivating discussions about the intersection of smell and nostalgia, and how olfaction bridges the gap between memories and emotions.  When: Thursday, September 14, 2023, 6:00 PM ...

CLOSED | Call for Papers | Reverberant Ecologies: On the Relational Impact of Sonic Practices, Kunstlicht vol. 45, no. 1

Guest editor: Manuela Zammit Deadline: 31 August 2023 Published: February 2024 “From the continuous flow and punctuations of the audible, a range of capacities and potentialities may be found. In particular, the shifting flows of vibrancy and reverberance that often shape our interactions with the world and with others…” Brandon LaBelle, Sonic Agency:  Sound and Emergent Forms of Resistance. We ...

Smell Card: A Year of Fear of Losing You – La pleine lune du Port-Montain

In your hands, is one of Lucille Lefrang’s nosetalgic memories, collected and produced as part of her article for the Kunstlicht journal titled, A Year of Fear of Losing You. We invite you to hold the card to your nose, breathe deeply, and join our space of collective nosetalgia. The Nosetalgia issue of Kunstlicht explores the theme of nostalgic feelings ...

Kunstlicht x Melly – Launch Labour of Love and Failing on Time

It is time to celebrate! Twice even. Come join us at our launch event on March 31, 2023 from 19:00 to celebrate the publication of our latest two issues Labour of Love and Failing on Time at Kunstinstituut Melly in Rotterdam. We will host inspiring talks and panels by authors from both issues. See the programme below:

CLOSED | Call for Papers | BETWEEN THE STANDING AND THE INCLINED: STRUCTURES SUPPORTING CHANGE, Kunstlicht vol. 44, no. 4.

Guest editors: Maja Bekan and Angela Serino Deadline: 3 April 2023 Published: September/October 2023 In 1978, feminist writer Kate Millett founded an art colony for women on a piece of land with a run-down farmhouse on the outskirts of Poughkeepsie, in the state of New York. In Millett's vision, the colony was a ‘corner’ where women could live together ‘as ...

CLOSED | Call for Papers | NOSE-STALGIA, Kunstlicht vol. 44, no. 2/3.

Guest editor: Sofia Collette Ehrich and Amarens Eggeraat Deadline: 19 December 2022 Published: May 2023 Smelling the past In our everyday life, nostalgia (“a wistful or excessively sentimental yearning for return to or of some past period or irrecoverable condition”) often equates to some sort of past aesthetic or sound – the playlist of Nemo’s Dreamscapes on YouTube (“Oldies music ...

CLOSED | Call for Papers | FAILING ON TIME, Kunstlicht vol. 44, no. 1.

Guest editor: Dunja Nešović Deadline: 21 August 2022 Published: January 2023 Failure – the notorious F-word – is inevitable. The discrepancy between the expectation (or promise) and the ability (or willingness) that produces failure can equally result in catastrophe, resistance, or even mundane disappointment. The different manifestations and outcomes of failure correspond to anthropologist Arjun Appadurai and media scholar Neta ...

Kunstlicht x BAK: Launch “ALGORHYTHMS: LIVING IN AND OUT OF SYNC WITH TECHNOLOGY”

We’re happy to announce the launch of the new issue of Kunstlicht at BAK on June 10 at 18:30. The issue is titled Algorhythms: Living in and out of Sync with TechnologyWe are looking forward to seeing to in Utrecht! ...