Release date in annum:

2020-2021

Background of Publication:

The Substructured Loss: Journal of Applied Grief & Bereavement Research is an open-access, peer-reviewed, online journal dedicated to the publication and dissemination of art-led field research within grief, bereavement, and adjacent themes. Field works are published in an effort to catalogue, preserve for archive, reference, and research.

Contributory themes include both theoretical-historical and practice-led art research conducted on, but not limited to the following subject matter: cancer - patients, caregiver role and treatment, surviving family, and survivors; sex workers (voluntary/involuntary sex trade) - trafficking victims, physical, and sexual assault victims; physical assault; old age - late stage-care and end-of-life; suicide - survivors and primary attempt; miscarriage (maternal and paternal effects) - abortion, stillbirth, and donor egg miscarriage; spousal loss; child loss - families impacted (loss in adolescence, early adulthood, adulthood); disease - brain (families impacted by dementia and Parkinson’s); depression and anxiety; autism, learning disability, and developmental disability diagnosis in families; PTSD; mental illness and trauma; and associated grief and bereavement-centered themes […]

Published in English.

Blind peer-reviewed images (and adjacent written work), video, and audio are published with English equivalency and support.

Background of Publisher:

Established in 2009, the CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF SUBSTRUCTURED LOSS is a Canadian organization dedicated to the development of applied grief and bereavement research. Documented through the use of practice-led methods within art and comprised of work from an interdisciplinary network of creative and technical practitioners; the CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF SUBSTRUCTURED LOSS is committed to the advancement of the arts and sciences; providing programming in support of education; public and professional engagement; and the development of field research in partnership with local, national, and international academic bodies, institutions, foundations, and non-profits.