DREAMSTIMEFREE  - soft tissue

Deadline 1 feb 2021

‘ It is at work everywhere, functioning smoothly at times, at other times in fits and starts. It breathes, it heats, it eats. It shits and fucks.’ *


‘ A, wearing shirt, crawls out of sack, halts, broods, prays, broods, gets to his feet, broods, takes a little bottle of pills from his shirt pocket, broods, swallows a pill, puts bottle back, broods, goes to clothes, broods, puts on clothes, broods, takes a large partly-eaten carrot from coat pocket, bites off a piece, chews an instant, spits it out with disgust, puts carrot back, broods, picks up two sacks, carries them bowed and staggering half-way to left wing , sets them down, broods, takes off clothes (except shirt), lets them fall in an untidy heap, broods, takes another pill, broods, kneels, prays, crawls into sack and lies still ,sack A being now to left of sack B.’**


For the 2nd edition of DreamsTimeFree, an annual publication of experimental artists writing published by TACO!, responses are sought against the thematic of Soft Tissue.

All submissions should be sent via email with full contact details and a short CV. Deadline for submissions is 1 February 2021 @ 23:59 (GMT).

Submissions can take the form of written pieces (no more than 2000 words) or text and image pieces of no more than 8 pages. Please send as a pdf or Word doc. 

Proposals for events to accompany submitted pieces and the launch of the publication - including group discussions, performances, readings, screenings or other are welcome and sought.

All submissions to be sent electronically to info@taco.org.uk with the subject header ‘Soft Tissue’.

We are unfortunately not able to pay for submissions or selected content. DreamsTimeFree is an open submission annual publication that is non profit making.  Published contributors receive a copy by way of recompense. Artists and contributors selected for an event do however receive an event fee and expenses.

*Desiring Production, Anti- Oedipus
**Act without words II, Samuel Beckett




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