We are currently seeking papers and reviews to be published in 2014.
Modern Art Asia is dedicated to the arts of Asia from the eighteenth century to today, presenting graduate research from historical perspectives and international news on Asian art. Combining peer-reviewed articles with insightful commentary and the latest exhibition reviews from international correspondents, Modern Art Asia provides a new forum for exchange between scholars that crosses the boundaries of traditional academic disciplines.
We invite graduates and early career researchers working on the arts and material cultures of Asia from the eighteenth century to the present to submit previously unpublished papers of 4,500 - 10,000 words for peer-review. ‘Asia’ is broadly defined to include Central, East, South and Southeast Asia, as well as Asia-Pacific. Modern Art Asia aims to take an interdisciplinary and innovative approach to the study of Asia, and will consider papers on media and experiments that stretch the parameters of ‘fine art’.
Submission deadline for papers: May 2nd. Submission deadline for reviews: REVIEWS ARE NOW ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION AT ANY TIME THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.
Word limits: Academic papers: 4,500-10,000 (excl. endnotes) / Correspondence and opinion pieces: 1000-3,000 words / Exhibition, book, performance reviews: 500-2,000 words
Up to four accompanying images should be submitted as .jpgs at a resolution of 300dpi. Authors are responsible for obtaining these and necessary copyright permissions. Copyright remains with the author and authors may re-publish papers with acknowledgement of Modern Art Asia as the original site of publication. Include an abstract (250 words) and biography (150 words) with submissions over 2,000 words.
Articles should be submitted in plain text or .doc formats, with bibliographic citations, if required, given as endnotes. Text should be unformatted, single spaced, with titles of texts and art works in italics. Use of non-roman characters should be avoided where possible.
Further information and a full style guide is available at modernartasia. com/contribute; enquiries may be made to firstname.lastname@example.org. PLEASE READ THE STYLE GUIDE AT MODERNARTASIA.COM/CONTRIBUTE CAREFULLY BEFORE MAKING ENQUIRIES OR SUBMITTING YOUR PIECE.
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