Theatre and Performance Design: Call for Contributions

Following the success of the special issue of the journal Theatre and Performance Design on the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space 2015 (PQ 15), the editors Arnold Aronson and Jane Collins announce a call for contributions to a special double issue devoted to the Prague Quadrennial 2019 (PQ19) to be published in summer 2020.

For this special issue on PQ19, Imagination, Transformation and Memory in addition to scholarly articles of 6000 – 8000 words, we are especially interested in shorter submissions from the curators of projects, countries and regions as well as artists and presenters that reflect on the process and the experience of being part of PQ19. These can take the form of short written pieces (1000 – 3000 words), interviews or visual essays.

Please send expressions of interest in the form of a short abstract/paragraph to Nick Tatchell, our editorial associate ( by Friday 30th August 2019. All submissions will be reviewed by the editorial team and those selected will be notified by mid-September 2019.

The deadline for completed submissions will be Friday 7th February 2020.

If you have any queries do not hesitate to contact Nick Tatchell on




Illustration photo: Tomas Brabec