Call for participation: From the scenic essay to the essay-exhibition


Ghent, Belgium

This call for participation is for an international conference which has a particular, but not an exclusive, interest in how the essay form, once leaving its written or audiovisual format, appears and is manifested in the field of performing arts, visual arts and curatorial practices. 

They accept:
- Individual paper-presentation (15/20-minute presentation)
- Thematic panels (max. 3 presentations of 15/20 minutes)
- Other presentation formats: performances, workshops, …

All proposals (max. 350 words, including a short biographical note of 100 words) should be addressed to by 1 October 2021. For further information about the conference, send an email to If an official invitation is required earlier for research funding purposes, please contact the convenor to ensure that you submit your abstract as early as possible.

Deadline proposals: 1 October 2021

Notification of acceptance: 15 November 2021

Conference: 27-29 April 2022

For the full call please press the "more information" button below. 

Lieven Gevaert Centre
KU Leuven, Faculty of Arts
Blijde Inkomststraat 21 pb 3313
B-3000 Leuven

Lieven Gevaert Centre
UC Louvain, Archéologie et d'histoire d'art
FIAL - Place Blaise Pascal 1 bte L3.03.13
B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve