The writing of history and the interpretation of events from the past become incredibly powerful and emotive questions of identity in families, local contexts, and nations. Ways of dealing with historical events, cultural inheritance matters and cultural canon issues are constantly being negotiated, forever becoming questions of national self-image, of remembering and forgetting, of inclusion and exclusion, of elimination and (re)discovery. Our stories and interpretations of history give rise to the fundamental questions of existential politics: where do we come from, where are we, and where are we going?
For this issue, we’re looking for expositions in which artistic practice addresses manifestations of history in the present. Read the full text here!
Create, design and submit an exposition (in draft) using the database Research Catalogue (RC). Submit your exposition by 1 June 2019 at the latest to the VIS Portal Page in RC. You should consider your “exposition-draft” as only a proposal. You can leave notes within the draft that explain further developments and ideas. If your proposal is chosen by the Editorial Committee, it will be peer-reviewed and you will have about 4-5 months to edit it before publication in VIS Journal. The Editorial Committee selects five-to-eight contributions to each issue of VIS.
Read more about the submission process on our website visjournal.nu.
VIS Issue 2 with the theme "Estrangement" is published in September 2019. Editor: Magnus Bärtås.
VIS Issue 1 with the theme "Risk" was published 24 January 2019. Editor: Darla Crispin. Read the issue here!
VIS – Nordic Journal for Artistic Research is a digital journal about Artistic Research in the Nordic region. The journal is the result of a cooperation between Stockholm University of the Arts and Norwegian Artistic Research Programme. The purpose of the journal is to serve as a basic source of knowledge for anyone who wants to learn and immerse themselves in artistic research. VIS website was released 9 April 2018 together with the first Issue – #0.
Editorial Committee: Darla Crispin, Magnus Bärtås, Cecilia Roos, Trond Lossius, Serge von Arx, Anna Lindal, Lina Persson
Editorial Project Manager: Heidi Paatere Möller
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