Critical Animals calling for Proposals

Image: Annelies Jahn, Untitled (mylar curtain), 2017 as part of The Shape of Memory (2017) at The Lock Up.

The Critical Animals Creative Research Symposium is an annual conference, part of This is Not Art, one of Australia’s leading contemporary and emerging arts festivals, celebrating emerging and experimental practices. The symposium brings together students, researchers, writers, artists, academics and thinkers who are critically engaged in creative and experimental art practices.

Call for proposals are now open for Critical Animals 2018, which will take place Thursday 27 – Sunday 30 September, in various locations in Newcastle. This year’s theme is Give and Take.
In the past, Critical Animals has held panels, workshops, installations, roving performances, live art, poetry readings, film screenings + more. Apply with an event in mind, or as an individual to be programmed into another event such as a panel or reading.
Artist fees are provided. Applications are due Sunday 31st March. For details on how to apply, please visit the Critical Animals website.