Editor Call Out: un Magazine 2017
un Magazine 9.2 Launch, November 2015
un Projects is currently seeking expressions of interest for an Editor of un Magazine issues 11.1 and 11.2, to be published in 2017.
The Editor position is a unique and exciting opportunity to take a leading role in the development and production of one of Australia’s most respected contemporary arts publications. This role will be supported by the Magazine Advisory Committee, and un Projects Board and General Manager.
Total remuneration is a $3,500 fee per issue. Download a detailed Position Description here.
Submissions close 5pm, Monday August 15th 2016.
Introducing Our New General Manager, and Farewell Victoria
The board of un Projects is excited to announce that Sarah Gory is un Projects' inaugural General Manager.
Sarah Gory is a reader and writer, creative facilitator and cultural producer. Working in the arts for the past decade, Sarah has held leadership positions with the Queensland Poetry Festival, Queensland Writers Centre, and National Young Writers Festival.
The board were particularly impressed with Sarah's belief that a rich and vibrant arts culture is integral to society.
"un Projects occupies a critical space in a thoughtful Australian arts dialogue, and I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to help facilitate and grow that conversation," Sarah told us. "As a passionate advocate of independent artists and innovative art, I'm looking forward to working with the Board and the amazing community of writers, artists, and creatives to continue to build the work of un Projects."
Sarah's creative non-fiction writing has been published in various literary journals, including the Lifted Brow and Stilts. She lives with her partner, two kids, an assortment of chooks, and moonlights as a food blogger.
The board would also like to take the opportunity to thank un Projects' outgoing Administrator Victoria Bennett, who has worked with us since June 2012.
Vic has been a crucial member of the un Projects team and she has changed the organisation in significant ways. As well as providing excellent support to enable the production of successive un Magazines, Victoria oversaw many new and special initiatives and also instituted important new systems for the organisation. We thank her for her incredible contribution and know that she will be missed by many in the un community.
Victoria has left to pursue a role at Open House Melbourne and we wish her the best of luck.
New Online-Only un Magazine Content
With the launch of un Magazine 10.1 online, un Projects is please to also present a new feature titled un Extended.
un Extended is the name for content specially commissioned for our website and features audio interviews, artist videos and artworks, web-only articles and more.
Almost all of the first batch of un Extended items have been published; you can see them listed at the bottom of the un Magazine 10.1 contents page.
Specifically, we have just posted an audio artwork based on Saskia Doherty’s artist pages in the magazine, a collaborative video work between Andrea Eckersley and Susan Jacobs, an audio interview by Vincent Silk with Despo Debby from the Australian sex worker art collective Debby Doesn’t Do It For Free, and images by Mashara Wachjudy, a Sydney-based artist. More articles will be posted over coming days.
View un Magazine 10.1 online for the web-only articles.
IMAGE: Mashara Wachjudy, Recollect and Reconnect, 2016.
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