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Open Arts Journal

Open Arts Journal

The Open Arts Journal addresses the demand for a rigorously compiled, peer-reviewed platform for arts scholarship open to diverse participants. Our dissemination is global, spanning multiple communities including practitioners of art, architecture and design, curators and arts policy-makers, and researchers in the arts and heritage sectors.

Developing from a broad base of interests the Open Arts Journal emphasises innovation, in both content and medium and by virtue of a bespoke digital design. Our contributors encompass a wide range of scholars, from academics to critics and practitioners, with original visual essays and polemics; reflections on art from curators and artists; and the fruits of theoretical, historical or longitudinal research.

Published twice a year, each edition tackles a key theme, issue or critical debate. Submissions undergo thorough peer review in consultation with an esteemed international editorial board. We warmly welcome responses and proposals for future such issues at: Arts-open-arts-journal@open.ac.uk

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Editor in Chief: Leon Wainwright

Deputy Editor: Alice E. Sanger

Banner image: Banner image: Tirzo Martha, Instituto Buena Bista (IBB) students and clients Capriles clinic,
untitled, 2011, mixed media, Route Carnival parade Curaçao.
(Photo: Tirzo Martha)