Category: Featured

Inaugural Issue

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Total Art Journal. The essays, interviews, reports and manifestos gathered here are all offerings from members of Total Art Journal’s editorial and advisory board. Our board is international and multi-modal. Members range from medical doctors to performance artists to university professors, and hail from five countries. While our roots are in the arts, and, in particular, in performance art, we are interested in fostering discourse across multiple disciplinary and practical lines. One of the traditional distinctions that we want to call into question is that between practice and theory. We invite writings and works from artist-scholars as well as others working across practice/theory lines. We also seek to disrupt the line between the personal and professional. Much academic writing enforces this boundary, even though the most interesting contemporary work –across fields and disciplines – is work that pushes against these limits. Read more