Thursday, October 23, 2008

CRAFT CULTURE 2008: Call for Contributors

Deadline: 31 October 2008 (RECEIVE)

Craft Culture 2008

Craft Victoria is seeking contributions for Craft Culture 2008. Successful contributions will be paid a rate of $300 per 1,000 words. Up to 30 submissions will be selected.

Craft Culture 2008 will be launched in December 2008.

Download PDF with details and selection criteria: CraftCulture.pdf


Craft Culture is Craft Victoria’s annual publication and is an important stimulus to debate in the craft and design sectors. Craft Culture offers a range of views, analysis and experiences relating to craft and design theory and practice.
For the 2008 edition Craft Victoria is opening up a submission process and will consider any articles, blog extracts, essays, reviews, artist statements, and pictorial and design-based essays.
Articles must have been written and developed in 2008 and examine craft and design practice in Australia.

Commissioning and production

  • Contributions must be forwarded by 31 October 2008 to Craft Victoria at

  • A rate of $300 per 1,000 words will be paid on publication of selected contributions.

  • Selected contributions will be published electronically as a special section on the new Craft Victoria website in December 2008.

Submissions must be:

  • Fully edited and in electronic form;
  • Referenced as appropriate with due permissions if previously published;
  • Original in terms of authorship;
  • Written or developed in 2008;
  • Have content directly relevant to craft and design practice in Australia;
  • Up to 3,000 words in length; and
  • Contain either captioned images, image essay; and or, have special design elements.
    (Images are to be captioned and photographer acknowledged.)

Contributions will be selected by the Editor for publications that best demonstrate;

  • Discussions of new issues relating to contemporary craft or design affecting Australian practice.
  • Potential to contribute to new understandings of Australian contemporary craft and design.
If you have any queries regarding your material and its suitability, please feel free to contact Joe Pascoe on 9650 7775 to discuss your ideas.

Joe Pascoe
Editor: Craft Culture 2008
CEO & Artistic Director