Permeable Barrier 3 will launch Summer 2021 - we are open for submissions until June 27th 2021.

Please send submissions via email to

permeablebarrier [AT] gmail [DOT] com

with a short bio and description of the piece.

We are interested in film poems and video art on any subject, as well as poems, essays, and artworks related to the internet, media, and similar subjects.

You can check out work in the first two issues to get a sense of what is appropriate.

  • Please sent films as links to unlisted youtube or vimeo pages

  • Images should be sent as attachments or google drive/box invites

  • Text can be sent as documents, PDFs, or in the body of the email as appropriate

  • If you would like to review a book, exhibition, or other media please send a brief proposal on speculation


Feel free to email ahead with any questions.

While there is no set subject or theme we are/are not looking for, please note that prejudice of any kind will not be accepted or tolerated. This includes but is not limited to racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, and ableism.


We are closed for submissions but will re-open at some point in the summer of 2021.

Please send submissions, questions, and comments to us via email at permeablebarrier [AT] gmail [DOT] com.

We can be found on instagram @permeablebarrier.

Permeable Barrier is curated by JD Howse, who can be found on instagram @jdhowse or at jdhowse [dot] com

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Copyright of individual works remain with their creators

The views and opinions expressed on Permeable Barrier are those of the individual creators and not necessarily those of the curator.