Publishing guidelines

TEXTS SUBMISSIONS

Esse arts + opinions, published three times a year by Les éditions esse, is a contemporary art magazine that focuses on contemporary art and multidisciplinary practices (visual arts, performance, video, current music and dance, experimental theatre). It offers in-depth analyses of current art works and artistic and social issues by publishing essays that deal with art and its interconnections within various contexts.

Submissions are accepted three times a year: January 10, April 1 and September 1. The texts can be submitted for one of the following 4 sections:

Feature: essays between 1,000 and 2,000 words (including notes). The guideline regarding the theme is available online 4 to 6 months prior to the deadline: http://esse.ca/en/callforpapers

Articles: essays, articles or interviews between 1,000 and 1,500 words (including notes).

Short Reviews: reviews of exhibitions, events or publications (maximum 500 words, without footnotes).

Long Reviews: reviews of exhibitions or events (maximum 950 to,1 000 words, without footnotes).

Send your text in US letter format (.doc, .docx ou .rtf) to redaction [a] esse.ca


SHORT REVIEWS

Guidelines
Include the following information in the document with your text:
• Complete name
• Postal address
• Phone number
• Email
• Word count

Provide a short biography of 30 words

Word count:
-Body text:
• between 450 and 515 words;
• limited to 4 paragraphs if possible;
do not put footnotes.

Titles:
**There should be no specific title for reviews.
The title should be the title of exhibition, the artist’s name or title of the show. On the line below, put information about the exhibition or the show.

Solo exhibition:
Name of the artist, Title of exhibition
Place, city, dates
Ex.: Abbas Akhavan, Study for a Garden
Delfina Foundation, London, October 8–November 20, 2012

Group exhibition:
Title of exhibition
Place, city, dates
Ex.: Bloomberg New Contemporaries
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London, U.K.,
November 27, 2012–January 13, 2013

Show:
Title of the show
Company, place, city, dates
Ex. : Kurt Weill : Cabaret brise-jour et autres manivelles
L’Orchestre d’Hommes-Orchestres, Usine C, Montreal, September 19–22, 2012


LONG REVIEWS

Guidelines
Include the following information in the document with your text:
• Complete name
• Postal address
• Phone number
• Email
• Word count

Provide a short biography of 30 words

Word count:
-Body text:
• between 950 and 1020 words;
• limited to 4 paragraphs if possible;
• and do not put footnotes, or if required, limited to one or two.

Titles:
**There should be no specific title for reviews.
The title should be the title of exhibition, the artist’s name or title of the show. On the line below, put information about the exhibition or the show.

Solo exhibition:
Name of the artist, Title of exhibition
Place, city, dates
Ex.: Abbas Akhavan, Study for a Garden
Delfina Foundation, London, October 8–November 20, 2012

Group exhibition:
Title of exhibition
Place, city, dates
Ex.: Bloomberg New Contemporaries
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London,
November 27, 2012–January 13, 2013

Show:
Title of the show
Company, place, city, dates
Ex. : Kurt Weill : Cabaret brise-jour et autres manivelles
L’Orchestre d’Hommes-Orchestres, Usine C, Montreal, September 19–22, 2012

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