The Learned Pig

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  • Open Call: Rot

    Open Call: Rot

      *** Rot is currently closed for submissions. We will reopen again soon. You can sign up to our newsletter for updates. ***     The world is full of both collaborations and contaminations. The evolutionary theory of symbiogenesis tells us that we are born of indigestion; some 2 billion years ago, one bacterial cell…

  • Open call: Root Mapping

    Open call: Root Mapping

      *** Root Mapping is currently closed for submissions. We will reopen again soon. You can sign up to our newsletter for updates. ***     There is no map to the place we are going. We will be lost for a good, long time. — Eva Saulitis, Becoming Earth (2016)   Between Vermont’s Green…

  • Open call: Rhythm

    Open call: Rhythm

      *** Rhythm is currently closed for submissions. We will reopen again soon. You can sign up to our newsletter for updates. ***   From the impact of clocks on notions of time, to the effects of computers, trains and planes on experiences of modern life, rhythm – in various forms and ways – determines,…

  • Open Call: Fields

    Open Call: Fields

      *** Fields is currently closed for submissions. We will reopen again soon. You can sign up to our newsletter for updates. ***     In May 1982, American artist Agnes Denes began to transform a two acre empty plot at the foot of the World Trade Center into her work Wheatfield – A Confrontation,…

  • Open Call: Wolf Crossing

    Open Call: Wolf Crossing

    In Finland there is a line around the city: susiraja, the wolf border. Within is law and order: shopping malls and social security. Beyond the susiraja lie the wilds and the wolves – just 200 at the last count. Who will howl in the forests when the last wolf departs? The susiraja may be inviolable…

  • Open Call: Clean Unclean

    Open Call: Clean Unclean

    Cleanliness, they say, is close to godliness. And the pig has long resided in the realm of the unclean. Even today: “It’s like a pigsty in here!” – as if the pig has much choice in how he lives… More than ever do we feel the urgency of cleanliness: clean hands, clean homes, clean minds….