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We are looking for written pieces including original essays, columns, articles and short stories (fiction or non-fiction); photography, drawings, comics and other artwork; and interviews and other forms of collaborative media.

Current Theme

We're currently seeking submissions for an upcoming issue on surveillance. We are taking a broad definition of surveillance and invite work that examines not only state surveillance but other forms of surveillance and their impacts. We're interested in work that looks at surveillance technology and its impact on our culture, how patriarchal gaze is translated in digital spaces, the tech industry's collusion in citizen surveillance, and the intersections of surveillance and cyber sexual assault. We are also interested in critiques and new vantage points on the surveillance conversation as it is currently framed, and examination of the role of social media historically and presently in surveillance in its various forms. We are particularly seeking work that discusses surveillance, tech and race. Other topics relevant to the theme will also be considered. Please submit your ideas by end of day Friday, September 12th for consideration.

Have an idea?

Email us at modelviewculture@gmail.com with [IDEAS] in the subject line, a description of your concept and any relevant information about you and your work. You retain copyright on any work we publish, and we pay contributors. We will try to respond to all contributor mail, but cannot guarantee we will be able to publish your work.

We are particularly interested in publishing works that:

  • Present compelling cultural and social critique of significant topics and themes in tech
  • Highlight the work and achievement of diverse groups and individuals in tech
  • Are relevant to the experiences of individuals and groups that are underrepresented and marginalized in the mainstream tech community; and/or
  • Explore the actual and potential uses of technology for social justice causes, such as activism, access, education, organization, etc.