Call for Papers

The Space Between

Conversations about practice through the intersection of people and place

Artlands 2021 is seeking expressions of interest from speakers who can respond or reflect on multi-discipline art practice across in regional, rural or remote Australia or within the Asia-Pacific or globally.

Highlighting emerging trends and case studies, the suite of Artlands 2021 programming will encourage new thinking and critical conversations.

Presentation Sessions

Keynote presentations (45 mins presentation + 15 min Q&A) ­

Panel discussions (45 mins discussion + 15 min Q&A) – 3 or 4 panellists with knowledge and expertise will explore and challenge a particular topic.

Short and sweet presentations (10 mins session + 10 min Q&A) – present a case study, new discoveries around best practice, and research methodologies.

Workshops and masterclasses (1 hr, 2 hrs) – lead a discovery where participants actively develop their skills and knowledge into new insights and connections.

Deep dialogues (90 mins) – facilitate a deep fundamental philosophical conversation.

Round table chats (20 mins, 40 mins or 1hr) – informal robust conversations focused on regional practice in various indoor and outdoor locations.

Something different – could include a showing of new work or a new type of experience or engagement.

Submissions for Artlands 2021 papers and presentations must consider the Artlands 2021 framework and be competed electronically.

Submission Guidelines
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Key Dates

  • Monday 15 March – Call for papers and presentations open at 9am
  • Monday 19 April – Call for papers and presentations close at 5pm
  • May – Selection committee review papers and presentations submitted
  • June – Applicants will be notified about the outcome of their proposal
  • 1 – 3 September 2021 – Artlands 2021 at Junction Arts Festival in lutruwita (Tasmania)


All proposals for papers, abstracts and presentations must be completed electronically via smarty grants portal. Any supporting documents can be uploaded onto Smarty Grants portal as a PDF or Word file (.doc .docx .pdf)

Apply online via Smarty Grants


Please contact Artlands 2021 with enquires about submissions, assistance with the SmartyGrants portal or accessibility requirements:


Mobile 0417 960 853