about the canon

Efficimus brevitātem et levitātem arcanīs.

The Canon is the official zine of VOAC, the Vegas Occult Art Collective. VOAC produces the Zine quarterly on the Equinoxes and Solstices. Copies, of which there are 93, are available at official VOAC events.

While here you can read issues online, subscribe, or submit your artwork for consideration in the next zine.


can·​on | \ˈka-nən (noun)

Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin, from Latin, ruler, rule, model, standard, from Greek kanōn.

Middle English canoun, from Anglo-French*canoun, chanoun, from Late Latin canonicusone living under a rule, from Latin, according to rule, from Greek kanonikos, from kanōn

1a: a regulation or dogma decreed by a church council
1b: a provision of canon law

2 the most solemn and unvarying part of the Mass including the consecration of the bread and wine

3a: an authoritative list of books accepted as Holy Scripture
3b: the authentic works of a writer; e.g., the Chaucer canon
3c: a sanctioned or accepted group or body of related works; e.g. the canon of great literature

4a: an accepted principle or rule
4b: a criterion or standard of judgment; e.g., the canons of good taste
4c: a body of principles, rules, standards, or norms.


Canon. (n.d.). Retrieved January 5, 2019, from https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canon