WordPower: Language as Medium

WordPower: Language as Medium
Publisher: LibraryX
Editor: S. Peace
Publication date: 30 November 2018

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), encompassing seminal works as well as contributions from emerging and mid-career artists. All submissions are restricted to work produced within the last 5 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.

Closing date: 31st July – extended to 6th August

Featured artists: Barbara Kruger, Bob and Roberta Smith, Fiona Banner, Glenn Ligon, Jenny Holzer, Julie Mehretu, Lawrence Weiner, Mira Schendel, Tracey Emin, Andrew Poole, Barbara Bryn Klare, Ben Bird, Campbell Mcconnell, Catherine McLaughlin, Conor O Grady, Deborah Koenker, Françoise Marbleu, Georgina Butterill, Habib Hajallie, Harri Smithson, Ian Pyper, Isaac Moss, Jade Williams, Joanna Brinton, Joe Daniels, Kasia Ozga, Kio Griffith, Knut Hertel, Laura Green, Lauren McLaughlin, Leanne Cunningham, Luc Fierens, Mary Rouncefield, Mary Sewell, Monique Martin, Nicci Haynes, Paul Matosic, Peter Barnard, Philip Cheater, Ramona Galardi, Roberta Rich, Sara Prinsloo, Scott Robertson, Shannon Field, Siying Zhou, Sookoon Ang, Stefan Klein, Teresa Shields