Call for Abstracts: Arts in the Arctic
The book ´Arts in the Arctic: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives´ is going to be needful and timely review of arctic arts. The book will cover a wide range of topics of current concerns in indigenous studies, art history and interdisciplinary research. The aim is to highlight new and critical interpretation of arctic arts.
´Arts in the Arctic´ is an English language, peer-reviewed publication. The term ‘arts’ should be interpreted broadly to include, for example, indigenous making, media and design. We invite professors and scholars in the Arctic Sustainable Arts and Design network within the UArctic to propose articles for the book. Both indigenous and non-indigenous perspectives are included.
Emphasis is placed on contributions that reflect on:
The editors of the book are professor Tuija Hautala-Hirvioja, professor Timo Jokela and Doctor of Arts Maria Huhmarniemi from the University of Lapland. The book will be illustrated well to serve academics and general public. The book will be launched in the Arctic Arts Summit 2019 in Rovaniemi, Finland. In the Summit artists and representatives of art and cultural policy will discuss arctic art and promote circumpolar collaboration. The key aim of the Arctic Arts Summit 2019 is to support art and cultural sectors in the circumpolar collaboration.
We will have the following schedule:
The editors invite an abstract (no more than 500 words) of the proposed article. Deadline: Friday 27 April 2018
Submissions: Abstracts should be emailed to editor Maria Huhmarniemi: firstname.lastname@example.org