areas of focus

Culture² is welcoming proposals from a multitude of submission types such as research papers, articles, drafts, artist presentations and experimental research documentation. We highly encourage BIPOC and LGBTQ+ applicants to apply. If you have any questions (especially if this is your first time applying to a conference or publication), please send us an email.

Community Science

The practice of community driven research without academic institutional leadership or enclosure. Projects center on community issues (especially environmental justice) and is based in community leadership and problem definitions.

Creative Biology

Using biological systems in an effort to innovate new sustainable systems, materials, aesthetics and methods of production to design and art making.

Ancestral Knowledge

Knowledge that is passed down through cultural tradition and community elders. Examples of these practices include tool making, medicine craft, food cultivation and processing, etc.

Journal

We are looking for drafts, experimental documentation, works in progress, and final papers to publish through a blind review process. Honorariums for accepted submissions are provided. Proposal Deadline: June 30th, 2021.

Conference

We are currently looking for presentations (that can cross over and are not limited to) scientific research, artist talks, current research explorations, etc. Honorariums for accepted submissions are provided. Proposal Deadline: June 30th, 2021.

About Us + Community

We are a community of researchers and practitioners with backgrounds varying from the interdiciplinary arts, community science, activism, and bioengineering. Learn more about who we are and our community guidelines.