Proposals are invited for engage 38, which will focus on the theme of visual arts and wellbeing. Deadline for proposals: 10am, Monday 15 August 2016.

Click here to download the call-out in PDF format.

‘It’s a great time to be talking about arts and health. From where I sit it’s a time of new energy, new creativity and new determination.’ Tim Joss, founder and Chief Executive of Aesop, an incubator of arts enterprises with a social purpose, at The Art of Health in Wales Conference, 2016.

If you are interested in contributing to this issue, please send an informal proposal of no more than 300 words, your job/freelance title and contact details to by 10am on Monday 15 August 2016.

Contributions may take the format of articles, interviews, collaborative pieces, conversations, photo essays or discussions, and engage welcomes those which take advantage of the Journal’s online format, through the use of sound or video clips, film and html links to digital content. As a guide, final articles lie between 1,500 and 4,000 words.

Issue timeline:
– Proposals deadline: 10am, Monday 15 August 2016
– Finished article deadline: 10am, Friday 21 October 2016
– engage 39: Visual Art and Wellbeing will be published in February 2017.

First published in 1996, the engage Journal is the international journal of visual art and gallery education, edited by Barbara Dougan, and features articles by academics, artists, researchers, curators, policymakers and gallery educators. Each edition of this twice-yearly online publication focuses on a separate theme to form a definitive collection of work on all aspects of visual art and gallery education. The Journal can accessed by all engage members and subscription holders around the world.


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