CFP: Call for Entries: Cover Art Prize for Perspectives Volume 9, Special Issue on ‘Social Philosophy’

Submission deadline: November 30, 2021

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Perspectives: UCD Postgraduate Journal of Philosophy is opening a cover art competition for its December 2021 special issue on ‘Social Philosophy’. The prize winner will receive a €100 one-for-all voucher. 

We welcome submissions from creators, arts and crafts makers, and artists from all backgrounds, with or without a formal education in art, philosophy, or cognate disciplines. 

All art forms that are suitable for an academic journal front cover are encouraged, be they figurative, abstract or conceptual. Genres can span, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Paintings or drawings

  • Digital Art works

  • Photographs

  • Art installations

  • Sculptures

  • Collages and assemblages

  • Pictures of performing art (dance, theatre, music, ....)

  • Video thumbnails, etc.

  • Arts and crafts pieces (tapestry, embroidery, woodwork, etc.)

Submission Guidelines

All submissions or queries should be emailed to [email protected] The piece should be submitted as a PDF and be compatible with an A4/5 print format. The subject title of your email submission should include ‘Perspectives 2021’ followed by ‘cover art’. Please include (1) a separate contributor’s information sheet with your name, short bio-note, and permanent email address, and (2) a blurb containing the title of the piece and a brief write-up about the piece highlighting its connection to the theme of ‘Social Philosophy’.

Prize Recipient Announcement Date: 7 December 2021

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