About the journal
The Contemporary Journal is an open-access and digital-first publishing platform created by Nottingham Contemporary’s Public Programmes and Research (PP&R) department. The journal explores the public programme’s research strands, widens and transnationalises its research community, and brings together interdisciplinary modes of enquiry in the fields of critical theory, artistic research, the curatorial, and visual cultures. The Contemporary Journal is committed to different annual research strands, publishing original research in two formats: themed papers or visual essays, and guest-edited special issues.
All papers are open access and commons-based, challenging the capitalisation of knowledge production and of academic journals.