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Call for Book Proposals - ' RadicalAesthetics-RadicalArt'

Posted on Monday, 23rd January 2012

Submissions are invited from authors (artists and scholars) who can make a provocative contribution to this book series. We are particularly looking for further titles in the area of socio-political aesthetics or global aesthetics

 

The RadicalAesthetics-RadicalArt (RaRa) series of books expands the parameters of art and aesthetics in a creative and meaningful way beyond visual traditions.

Encompassing the multisensory, collaborative, participatory and transitory practices that have developed over the last twenty years, Radical Aesthetics-Radical Art is an innovative and revolutionary take on the intersection between theory and practice.

The series aims to:

Titles already commissioned include:

Practical Aesthetics: Events, Affects and Art after 9/11- Jill Bennett (July 2012)
Eco-Aesthetics - Malcolm Miles
Indigenous Aesthetics: Art, Activism and Autonomy – Dylan Miner
Durational Aesthetics: Contemporary Art and the Prolongation of Time – Paul O’Neill and Mick Wilson

Submission requirements
Proposals should be 3 to 5 sides A4 and include:

Author details should include:


Proposals should be e-mailed to both series editors by the end of March and for further information regarding submission please contact E-mail: J.Tormey@lboro.ac.uk and G.Whiteley@lboro.ac.uk

For further information about the RaRa project see website:
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/sota/research/groups/politicised/rara.html
http://www.ibtauris.com/Highlights/Radical%20Aesthetics%20Radical%20Art.aspx