ASAP/Journal is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that explores new developments in post-1960s visual, media, literary, and performance arts. The print scholarly publication of ASAP: The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present, ASAP/Journal has been awarded prizes for Best New Journal (2017) and Best Design (2016) from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals, and is the 2019 PROSE Award recipient for Best New Journal in Humanities. The journal promotes intellectual exchange between artists and critics across the arts and humanities. Recognizing the pluridisciplinary nature of contemporary art and criticism across the globe, the journal publishes methodologically cutting-edge, conceptually adventurous, and historically nuanced research about the arts of the present. Each issue will include an interview with a practicing artist in addition to scholarly essays, an editors’ forum, and other regular features.
ASAP/J is the online scholarly publication of the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present. Like the association and print journal it serves, ASAP/J explores new developments in a variety of post-1960 arts, including writing, plastic and visual arts, digital arts, music and sound art, performance, architecture and design, mixed media and intermedia arts, and so on. ASAP/J provides a forum for dialogue among and between scholars and practitioners of the contemporary, and it seeks to advance our collective knowledge of our own elusive contemporaneity.