Framework #24 | Endurance

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Framework #23 | Disguise

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Framework #22 | Translation

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Framework #21 | Networks

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Framework is your critical arts journal.

Framework is Arc @ UNSW Art & Design's critical arts journal, which aims to facilitate, promote, and celebrate arts writing and critical dialogue around our campus. 

Students work closely with the Writer's Co-ordinator to edit and develop their writing, which is published twice a semester - in week 6 and week 12. In 2018, Framework will be published online as a fixed layout epub, which means that contributors will have the freedom to include interactive media such as videos, audio, gifs and animation in their writing. This decision was made to encourage experimental, avant-garde and fictocritical approaches to arts writing, however Framework will publish a mix of experimental and more conventional reviews, interviews, essays and articles.



Framework 2018

Endurance

#24

Editor & Designer - Audrey Pfister

Contributors:
- Lachlan Bell
- Billie-Jean Bullard
- Sab D’Souza
- Dylan Goh
- Rebecca Hall
- S Maynard
- Devon Mer
- Melinda Reid
- Victoria Soo

Special Thanks:
Arc @ UNSW Art & Design Manager, Kieran Butler

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Disguise

#23

Editor and Designer + Audrey Pfister
Contributors:
+ Anonymous
+ Lachlan Bell
+ Claire de Cartere
+ Lev
+ Jessica Fogarty
+ Mahn Lion
+ Bingjie Liu
+ Stella Maynard
+ Alexandra Mitchell
+ June Miskell
+ Aneshka Mora
+ Loc Nguyen
+ Jacqui O’Bryan
+ Laura Peacock
+ Jack Poppert
+ Naomi Segal

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Translation

#22

What is evoked in the process of translation - the choices that are made, the conditions of the making, what is revealed or obscured. Translation has us questioning processes, traces, documentation, source materials, biases, authorship, repetition and differences.

Editor and Designer | Audrey Pfister
Contributors:
| Mackenzie Benato
| Romy Cole-groth
| Sab D’Souza
| Anna Geason
| Hannah Jenkins
| Mahn Lion
| Pip Louey
| Loc Nguyen
| Naomi Segal
| Laura Peacock
| Eleanor Zurowski

Cover Image: Laura Peacock

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Networks

#21

This issue of Framework is a manifesto for thinking in Networked ways. It's a tool to tackle assemblages of thoughts and it is a groundwork for webbed dialogues.

Editor & Designer ~ Audrey Pfister
~ Contributors ~
~ Clare de Carteret
~ Hannah Jenkins
~ Mahn Lion
~ Melissa Mills
~ June Miskell
~ Naomi Segal
~ Kate Stodart

Cover image: Kate Scardifield, Soft Topologies, 2017. Hand pleated and heat-set polyester organza, cotton thread, black tourmeline. 185 x 120 cm. Credit Document Photography.

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​ How you can contribute to Framework

There are opportunities for experimental and conventional approaches to arts writing and pieces will be chosen at the discretion of the Writer's Co-ordinator after contributors have pitched their ideas. In previous years, Framework has had a skeletal structure that looks like:

2 x 1000 word features

2 x 500 word reviews

1 x student profile

1 x Q&A 

1 x experimental writing piece

However, this year we're very open to all kinds of creative contributions. Want to write a hybrid fiction X critical essay? Go for it! Want to review an exhibition in the form of a experimental sound piece? I want to hear it!

Thinking of contributing? How to pitch:

A pitch can introduce and summarise what you want to write for the publication. You could include: 

- Your concept, key point, argument, or ideas

- The form, structure or angle

- If it relates to the theme

- Excerpts or drafts are always great additions to give insight.

Framework's flexible so the pitch doesn't have to be overly formalised. Some aspects of your piece may still be unknown, so it's more to get you thoroughly thinking about it! Once we receive your pitch we'll give any advice and direction on approaching the piece.

Let's do this!

Register your interest as a writer by emailing the Writer's Co-ordinator for 2018, Audrey Pfister at a.pfister@arc.unsw.edu.au or by popping into the Arc @ UNSW Art and Design office to chat!

Think - clustering connections, complex systems, social networking, collaborating, communities, partnerships, stakeholders, digital networks, and more! Pitch your ideas by WK 4!

Join: A&D Writers' group

Chat to: Writers' Co-ordinator

Check out: Arcadia

Back to: Arc @ Art & Design

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Transformation

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Framework 2016

Future . Feminist . Ecology

# 16

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Protest . Change . Action

#15

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Virtual • Identity • Display

# 14

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Form • Text • Language

# 13

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Framework 2015

Promise

#12

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Perception

#11

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Provocation

#10

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Periphery

#9

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Framework 2014

The Social Change Issue

#8

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The Collaboration Issue

#7

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The Place & Space Issue

#6

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The Spectacle Issue

#5

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Framework 2013

The Untitled Issue

#4

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The Arts Week Issue

#3

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The Gender & Sexuality Issue

#2

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The Renewal Issue

#1

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