Call for submissions, Issue No. 2, 2019 #pigeonradical
Theme “Animals on the Screen”
Pigeon is a new radical animal reader published by @sybilpress . We seek new experimental, creative essays and literary works for issue 2 on the subject of “animals on the screen.” We understand animal in the larger sense, from the human and non-human animal to the monarch butterfly, and we are open to speculation on cosmic life and artificial intelligence. In terms of screens: we seek a hybrid discourse surrounding #animal beings and being animal in the networked age from #television, #film, the #postinternet, holograms and virtual reality to other forms of representation and exploitation of otherness, gender, identity, and the environment, for example.
In the spirit of “no gods; no masters,” contrarian paradigms and interdisciplinary critiques are desirable.
Please e-mail a 300 word abstract as a PDF with contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 1st, 2019. Subject line: animal2 abstract.
Half of all sales of Pigeon will be donated to #animalwelfare/rights/liberation organizations, with the remaining half used to cover costs and the making of subsequent issues. #posthuman #vegan
Pleased to announce @SybilPress will participate in this year's #ChicagoArtBookFair
Due to devastation Hurricane Harvey wrought #Houston, #SybilPress has just donated $500 to @friends4lifeorg, a #nokill shelter in #htx. As part of our mission and in honor of our friend, Sybil, we continue to support animal welfare orgs and the tireless, amazing services they provide to those non-humans in need. Thanks to everyone who has grabbed something from #sybilpress recently, aiding in these totals.
#SybilPress has been selected to participate in this year's Boston Art Book Fair.
Call for submissions, Issue No. 1, 2018
Pigeon is a new radical animal reader published by Sybil Press. We seek experimental, creative essays and literary works on the topics of animal rights, liberation, veganism, environmentalism, post and transhumanism, to name a few. We understand animal in the larger sense, from the human-animal to the monarch butterfly, and we are open to speculation on cosmic life and artificial intelligence. In the spirit of “no gods; no masters,” contrarian paradigms and critiques are desirable. Pigeon is a hybrid discourse surrounding animal beings and being animal in the networked age.
Consider Giorgio Agamben’s critique of the anthropological machine and the caesura between human and animal; or media representation of carnism and the Sexual Politics of Meat, described by feminist-vegetarian Carol J. Adams; as well as the intersectionalism espoused by Marjorie Spiegel in The Dreaded Comparison; and what place does the animal have among the cyborg?; we may also ask, as Jacques Derrida does, “Since so long ago, can we say that the animal has been looking at us? What animal? The other. I often ask myself, just to see, who I am—and who I am (following) at the moment when, caught naked, in silence, by the gaze of an animal, for example, the eyes of a cat, I have trouble, yes, a bad time overcoming my embarrassment. Whence the malaise?”
Please e-mail a 300 word abstract as a PDF with contact information to email@example.com by Halloween, October 31st, 2017. Subject line: animal abstract.
Half of all sales of Pigeon will be donated to animal welfare/rights/liberation organizations, with the remaining half used to cover costs and the making of subsequent issues.
Both this weekend, through the powers of astral projection, where we will release our newest artist book Little Thoughts by Jillian Gomez:
#SybilPress is excited to announce our participation in this year's #PMFVIII #PublicationsAndMultiplesFair supported by #OpenSpaceBaltimore and hosted at #BaltimoreDesignSchool.
Join Sybil Press @ this year's Print Expo at the Museum of Human Achievement. New deals and new material.