Slag Mag

Slag (n): stony waste matter separated from metals during the smelting or refining of ore.

SLAG MAG is OFAR’s quarterly publication that features the work of visiting artist’s & submissions. Each issue has its own theme and is collaboratively designed and edited. It is available in both digital and print versions. 

Vol 1
Fall 2013 Issue 1: Pivot
Winter 2013 Issue: The Return
Spring 2014 Issue 3:  SoQueer (Southern Queer)
Summer 2014 Issue 4: Tomato

Vol 2
Fall 2014 Issue 1: Shared Textures  

Current Submissions:

Issue 4: Shared Textures

Edited by Gregory Hatch & Jon Henry

What are the surfaces we share with others? Are they part of the public realm or are they more private? How does the shared experience of the sense of touch affect us? Does it bring us together or does it distance us? Calling for work that explores the theme of shared texture in all its form.

Poems, Narratives,Conceptual, and Visual Arts are all welcome.


Artists can submit up to 3 images with titles & dimensions.

Submission Standards:

300 dpi & 10 to 14 inches wide preferred Name_Title.jpeg
Provide details of images: title, materials, size, year
Please send 150 word Bio & website

Text is welcomed but asked to be around 1 page

Deadline: Nov 1 

Please send submissions & questions:

SLAG MAG is Old Furnace Artist Residency’s quarterly publication. Each issue has its own theme and is collaboratively designed and edited in both digital and print versions.

O.F.A.R.  is located in Harrisonburg, Virginia and provides a creative & respite site to for creative & social justice folks.

We welcome and creative interpretation of this prompt.

Submission Standards:  

300 dpi & 10 to 14 inches wide preferred; Name_Title.jpeg 
Text is also welcomed but asked to be kept under 2 pages in length

Please send submissions to:
slagMagOFAR at gmail dot com 

Submissions can be short prose, critical essays, poetry, artwork, and other original content. We welcome suggestions from curators, writers, and editors for special editions of the mag. If interested in collaborating on an issue, then please drop me a line.