A stranger stacked stones in a circle and a woman stacks wood by the fire. She lifts her animal before the slaughter. The temperature drops and the ocean freezes mid-wave. The provisions she's put up will have to hold her through the winter.
Wash and Fold Press is proud to announce the artists in ENTER RURAL SCENE, an anthology of women, female, queer and/or trans artists. So much amazing work and so many inspiring artists are included in this group. The publication will be released this December.
update: Submissions closed.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Wash and Fold Press is currently seeking submissions for a book of art and writing, especially from WOMEN, QUEER, TRANS and NON-BINARY artists. Wash and Fold Press is a women-run press and the publication will be made by women, queer and trans designers, book-makers, printers and publishers.
Wash and Fold Press was created to bring these artists together, to encourage collaboration from content to production and to support their work.
The theme for this publication is
MILK AND HONEY.
Possible definitions of MILK:
The white juice of certain plants. "coconut milk"
To extract sap, venom, or other substances from.
To elicit a favorable reaction from an audience and prolong it for as long as possible.
A creamy-textured liquid with a particular ingredient or use. "cleansing milk"
Possible definitions of HONEY:
An excellent example of something
A sweet, sticky, yellowish-brown fluid made by bees and other insects from nectar collected from flowers.
Possible definition of MILK AND HONEY:
Prosperity and abundance.
We are looking for:
We hope you will be creative in your interpretation of the theme. Not sure if the work fits? Please submit it anyway.
The book will be released at New Fruit in the summer of 2017. Wash and Fold Press is in contact with some artists whose work will be featured in the publication. The rest of the work will be selected from this open call.
VISUAL SUBMISSIONS: Send 1-15 examples of your work as a compressed folder of images 800px on the long side at 72dpi, jpeg format, or a link to your work along with a bio of any length.
TEXT SUBMISSIONS: Send 1-20 pages of writing to as a pdf along with a bio of any length.
SEND TO WASHANDFOLDPRESS@GMAIL.COM
DEADLINE: APRIL 15th.
UPDATE: Open call is officially over! Thanks to those who submitted.
Poem above by Isaac Atkins.
Wash and Fold Press is funded by the Andy Warhol Foundation's Kindling Fund as presented by SPACE Gallery.