Call for essays: Bodies on Screens

deadline for submissions: 
June 30, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
Screen Bodies: The Journal of Embodiment, Media Arts, and Technology
contact email: 

Screen Bodies invites submissions to be considered for a forthcoming issue. We welcome work that focuses on matters of embodiment in media arts from any of the approaches described below. Areas of focus include but are not limited to: cinema, media arts, photography, gaming, internet culture, artifical intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, performance art, trans studies, queer theory, feminist theory, curatorial studies, new materialism, science and technology studies, philosophy of technology, cyborg studies, robotics, SciArt, and digital humanities. 

Screen Bodies is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that is devoted to the interface of art, science, and technology. The journal’s aim is to examine how bodies engage with and are engaged by screens, as well as how bodies are represented on screens. It features critical, theoretical, and empirical methods used in the diverse fields comprising the humanities, social sciences, computer science, communications, and the arts.

Screen Bodies is a publication where scholars, creators, and scientists come together to map new media ecologies with an eye toward the aesthetic, ethical, and political dimensions of emerging technologies as well as to matters of design, programming, engineering, and performance.

Articles are typically between 6k–9k words. Please see our website for details about the inclusion of artwork/images (

Please submit manuscripts by June 30 to