plates: an experimental journal of art and culture


Well we got no choice All the girls and boys Makin all that noise Cause they found new toys Well we can’t salute ya Can’t find a flag If that don’t suit ya That’s a drag School’s out for summer School’s out forever School’s been blown to pieces No more pencils No more books No more teacher’s dirty looks Well we got no class And we got no principles And we got no innocence We can’t even think of a word that rhymes School’s out for summer School’s out forever My school’s been blown to pieces No more pencils No more books No more teacher’s dirty looks Out for summer Out ‘til fall We might not come back at all School’s out forever School’s out for summer School’s out with fever School’s out completely 

About

What is Plates?

Plates is an internationally minded experimental journal.

Plates cares about art, design, writing, and community.

Plates aims to stimulate dialogue around art, design, and writing in all facets of life, from the tectonic to the kitchen.

Plates aims to generate creative energies among critical thinkers in art, design, and writing.

Plates is a platform for the mentorship of emerging writers, and the continued support of established writers.

Plates welcomes bilingual submissions.

Plates publishes three print editions per year.

Plates makes all print editions available online.

Plates is edited by Casey Carsel and designed by Unyimeabasi Udoh.
︎ ︎ ©Plates 2020
︎ ︎ ©Plates 2020