Call for papers - English

Materiali di Estetica 10.1-2 (June 2023) – “The language of colors”

The dream as an operator of passages, of translations, of transformations belongs to the living fabric of our experiences of meaning. Therefore, the topic does not only concern the visual arts, but also invests other arts and other cognitive and cultural spheres. First and foremost, the issue will collect the contributions to the "Conversations on Aesthetics" that were held, on the topic "art and the dream", between March and May 2023, at Fondazione Corrente. These, tough, will be joined by other contributions that could not be presented in that occasion. We would be pleased if the journal could also count on your contributions.

We accept contributions in Italian, English, French and Spanish. Contributions should range between 25,000 and 40,000 characters (spaces, notes and bibliography included) and should be written according to the journal’s guidelines (available here). Each paper should be accompanied, in addition to a succinct bibliography, by a short abstract of no more than 1,000 characters (spaces included) and four keywords, both in English.

Submission proposals (essay title and abstract of about 1000/1500 characters) should be sent to by February 1, 2024. The Editorial Board will notify the authors of the receipt of the material and and the coherence with the objectives of this editorial initiative. The contribution will be submitted, anonymously, to two reviewers according to a double-blind peer review procedure.

The process of selection and publication will take place according to the following steps:

Deadline for submission of proposals: February 1, 2024.

Deadline for submission of the final version: March 31, 2024.

Issue publication: June 2024.