22 August 2019
Make art about that lone voice in the wilderness, or about the voice of the wilderness.
11 August 2019
Out of the rolling ocean the crowd came a drop gently to me/Whispering I love you…
Make art about the feeling that comes when seeing the ocean.
25 July 2019
“Jungle rain had no beginning or end; it grew like foliage from the sky, branching and arching to the earth, sometimes in solid thickets entangling the islands, and other times, in tendrils of blue mist curling out of coastal clouds. The jungle breathed an eternal green that fevered men.”-Leslie Marmon Silko
Make art using a jungle as the inspiration or central metaphor.
12 July 2019
Make art about extinction, about what’s going extinct.
10 June 2019
Make art about starlight, about what you see written in the stars.
6 June 2019
Make art about pollinators, about pollination, literal or metaphorical.
About Place Journal Call for Submissions: Infinite Country
Deadline: August 1, 2019
Each issue of About Place Journal, the arts publication of the Black Earth Institute, focuses on a specific theme.
“From 6/1 to 8/1 we’ll be accepting submissions for our Fall 2019 issue Infinite Country: Deepening Our Connection to Place, Culture and One Another. Our mission: to have art address the causes of spirit, earth, and society; to protect the earth; and to build a more just and interconnected world. We publish prose, poetry, visual art, photography, video, and music which fit the current theme.”
More about this issue’s theme and submission guidelines can be found at aboutplacejournal.org/submissions/.