Proposed themes for this year’s upcoming issues
Vol. 32 No. 3 Early October, 2019
Theme Performance as Change
Submission due date: August 15, 2019Theme description
If you are passionate and fuming about the statistics of humanity, the numbers related to injustice, impoverishment, inequality and intolerance; if the absurdity of the human condition urges you on to engage in the theatre for change, in making films that reflect deeply on the crises we face as a society; if your forms of performance, be it spoken word, dance, theatre, cinema or puppet theatre, form the backbone of your performative existence, we ask you to write about it for our next issue on “Performance as Change.” Video clips and audiovisual links are welcome. For details on length and deadlines, please see below.
Vol. 32 No. 4 – Early January, 2020
Theme: The Literature Issue
Submission due date: November 15, 2019
Scientists search for the truth through observation and analysis. Artists try to express the ineffable through creativity and the senses. A scientist thinks, an artist feels. In post-cartesian societies the divide between science and art deepened. Science-fiction writer Ursula LeGuin attempted to close the gap, by imagining unlikely, albeit scientifically possible worlds. Salvador Dali understood what makes a clock tick but was more interested in making time warp. John Cage explored why a sound becomes music to human ears but dared to break all the rules. Have you, readers and writers, ever wondered about the true nature of a broccolo romanesco? Is it just a tasty and nutritious fractal or simply an expression of nature’s sense of style?
Montreal Serai invites you to explore the intersections between science and art.
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