Opportunities Board

Open Call: 'Drawing Worldlines' Symposium Proposals
Sam Rowe

Opportunity closes: 13th Jun 2022
Type: Open Call
Based: South West
Salary: Undisclosed

Website: telling.works

Drawing Worldlines is a two day symposium happening at Ocean Studios in Plymouth in August 2022. Via a host of activities, we will explore the purpose and power of storytelling through art and illustration. You are invited to submit proposals for paper presentations, talks, panels, or workshops on topics related to story and telling, including:

  • The importance of the act of telling
  • The history of storytelling
  • Ethnography and personal narratives
  • Cultural memory and telling through place
  • Mythology and telling through time
  • The joy of telling

This list is not exhaustive, and all proposals will be considered on their own merit. This call is open to those of any background or experience, independent of present academic or arts involvement.

Paper presentations and talks may be a a maximum of 30 mins including Q&A. Panels, workshops, and other activity lengths may vary (to be discussed after selection).

This project is run and organised by Sam Rowe, with support from Real Ideas Organisation, G.F Smith, and Plymouth College of Art. For any questions regarding this project as a whole, email [email protected].

£50 fee for 30min talk or paper presentation. Fees for workshops to be agreed following selection.

How To Apply

To submit, please send a 300—500 word proposal to [email protected] outlining your ideas / abstract. Your proposal must also include a short bio.

  • Deadline for proposals: Monday 13th June 2022
  • Respondents selected & notified: Monday 20th June 2022
  • Symposium dates: 13th — 14th August 2022