We are searching for innovative ways of looking at what is near and far, while exploring the world of Central and Eastern Europe and South-Eastern Africa.
As part of the project “Deconfining Arts, Culture and Politics in Europe and Africa”, the ART TRANSPARENT Foundation, PRO PROGRESSIONE and Women’s History Museum Zambia are pleased to announce a call for submissions to the Intercontinental Anthology:
NARRATIVES OF CLOSENESS AND DISTANCE FROM CENTRAL-EASTERN EUROPE AND SOUTH-EASTERN AFRICA – A MULTICONTEXTUAL PATCHWORK
Editors: Urszula Markowska-Manista & Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda
By bringing together 8 artists, scholars and practitioners from Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Czechia, Uganda, Tanzania, and Zambia who search for common points and connections in intercontinental history, memories, art, science and fine literature, we are searching for innovative ways of looking at what is near and far, while exploring the world of Central and Eastern Europe (i.e. Czechia, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia) and South-Eastern Africa (i.e. Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia).
We invite authors who feel close to these contexts and who express themselves in and through various, new forms of presentation. This anthology hopes to develop a more comprehensive understanding and theorization of the connections and distances in experiencing, thinking and telling about closer and more distant worlds whose places and spaces reveal their artistic, scientific and literary potential. We are looking for unique narratives that de-orient, decolonize and bring knowledge and practice closer.
We invite the following submissions: personal essays, counter-stories (fiction and non-fiction), memories (part of the diary), academic articles, re-told fables and tales.
Submission deadline: full text 25 May 2023