Submissions Guidelines

SUBMISSION AGREEMENT

  Please note that; by agreeing to become a contributor to BirraBirro International Artists Magazine (B.I.A.M.); the magazine holds no claims to your work. Therefore, all copyrights assigned to you, the Contributor, remains that of the contributor. Contributors further agree, to give the rights to B.I.A.M. to use (once accepted), contributed art-works and writings, in at least one episode of the magazine. These include but are not limited to social media platforms such as; Emails, Twitter, Websites, Blogs, YouTube, Pinterest, MySpace, and Instagram. Furthermore, Contributors agree to have the submitted art-works, and the writings published in current, and future episodes of the magazine in all formats. The magazine’s formats include; PDF, Epub, soft, and hard covers. Contributors further grant permission to B.I.A.M. to use art-works to promote future publications; with the artist’s attributions.

ART FORMS SUPPORTED

  BirraBirro International Artists Magazine accepts, and supports all art-forms, and offers Free Submissions. Some of the supported art-forms are, Painting, Mixed Media, Photo Media, Video, Sound, Music, Architecture, Fashion, Sculpture, Performance Art and Poetry. In addition, we welcome performances, DJ Mixing, Ceramics, Textile and Jewelry. Especially relevant for us are; Graphic Design, Tattoo, Philosophy, and the Spoken Word. We also love Fashion, and Shoe Design. But, most of all, we expect submissions from Writers and Authors of all genres. Importantly, is the fact that, the Magazine does not charge a fee for artists’ Contribution. Neither do we pay Artists to Contribute. Furthermore, charging the artist breaches our mandate to support Artists. Distribution resolution: We decided that he digital PDF version of the magazine continue COST FREE to the pubic. However, other formats attract a fee. For further information on how to submit, please see the submission’s page in the main menu of this website. Finally, we eagerly await viewing and promoting your wonderful artworks. Thank you!

IMPORTANT POINTS

 

1. After you have decided to become a contributor to B.I.A.M. the next step is to send an email with subject heading; “Submissions Reservation.” In the email, state your aim to become a contributor. Include links to your recent unpublished art-work, or attach two images of your best works. 2. When we receive your submission, we will let you know via email. 3. After reviewing your art-work, we will send a second email notifying you of our decision. If we like your work but are over subscribed, we will place your submission in the next episode. Please see Submissions guidelines in the menu tab. Thank you!

Visual Artists Submissions Guidelines

Visual Artists

  1. After deciding to become a contributor to B.I.A.M., the first step is to send an email with subject heading: “Submissions Reservation”, declaring your intention to become a contributor. Include links to your work, or you may attach 2 images of your work.
  2. We will then acknowledge receipt of your email.
  3. A second email will be sent soon after accepting or thanking you for your interest. If we like your work but are over subscribed, we will place your submission in the following episode.
Mediums: All Mediums Professional Quality Images: Quantity: 15 -20 Size: A4 -210 x 297 mm -8.3 x 11.7” Resolution: 300 Dpi Minimum – Pixel Dimensions: 4000 x 5000px in any direction Formats: JPEG, TIFF or PNG Art Images: All Images Must Be Labeled As Follows: Image Number; Artists’ Name; Country of Origin; and Work Title. Example: IMG#01_Jane Brown_Japan_Title ”Image Title Here” List of Art Works (Own Document): Create list of images in a separate document. Include: Title, Name, and Number corresponding to each image. Images; Self Portraits – Professional Quality 2 portraits of Author Labeled with Name and country of Origin Image size: A4 -210 x 297 mm -8.3 x 11.7” Pixel Dimension: Minimum 3000 x 4000px in any direction Resolution: 300 Dpi Minimum – Formats: JPEG, TIFF or PNG ***Photographic Self Portraits must be taken on a neutral background, without interrupting objects, scenery or artworks. Think a bust or a passport picture. However, can be full frontal or three-quarter. Just no one else in the image but you, the artist*** Bio-Story (Own Document): Bio-Story in format of a Dramatic Soliloquy, an Essay or a Q&A, all must be autobiographical and written the first person. Write in your own language, voice and style. It should feel organic and intimate; like two pals chatting over a cup of coffee or a glass of wine. The Idea is to speak directly to the reader. Length: There is no word limit. However long it takes to tell your story, but please don’t write a novel. Artist Contact Card (Own Document): Name of Author, Telephone number, Email Address URL; Website/blog/MySpace/YouTube *this will be published* **Twitter and FB links not allowed*** How To Send:[ps2id id=’How To Send’ target=”/] Place all requested files in a folder; Images of works, 2 Self Portraits, your Bio-story, lists of works and contact details. Compress all files to ZIP format; upload to a free file host such as “DropBox. Then, Email a link to the file from “Dropbox” to; submit@birrabirro.com

Sound and Video Artists Submissions Guidelines

Sound and Video

  1. After deciding to become a contributor to B.I.A.M., the first step is to send an email with subject heading: “Submissions Reservation”, declaring your intention to become a contributor. Include links to your video and or audio works, or you may attach 2 audio or one video files.
  2. We will then acknowledge receipt of your email.
  3. A second email will be sent soon after accepting or thanking you for your interest. If we like your work but are over subscribed, we will place your submission in the following episode.
Sound And Audio Duration:
Maximum 10 minutes for audio Maximum 10 minutes for video
Number of Reels: Video: Minimum of 6 and Maximum 10 Video Audio: Minimum of 6 and Maximum 10 Audio List of Art Works (Own Document): Create list of Works in a separate document. (Include Stills for each work) Include: Title, Name, and Number corresponding to each image.
Images Self Portraits – Professional Quality
2 portraits of Author Labeled with Name and country of Origin Image size: A4 -210 x 297 mm -8.3 x 11.7” Pixel Dimension: Minimum 3000 x 4000px in any direction Resolution: 300 Dpi Minimum – Formats: JPEG, TIFF or PNG ***Photographic Self Portraits must be taken on a neutral background, without interrupting objects, scenery or artworks. Think a bust for a passport picture. However, can be full frontal or three-quarter. Just no one else in the image but you, the artist***
Bio-Story (Own Document):
Bio-Story in format of a Dramatic Soliloquy, an Essay or a Q&A, all must be autobiographical and written the first person. Write in your own language, voice and style. It should feel organic and intimate; like two pals chatting over a cup of coffee or a glass of wine. The Idea is to speak directly to the reader. Length: There is no word limit. However long it takes to tell your story, but please don’t write a novel.
Artist Contact Card (Own Document):
Name of Author, Telephone number, Email Address URL; Website/blog/MySpace/YouTube *this will be published* **Twitter and FB links not allowed*** How To Send: Place all requested files in a folder; Images of works, 2 Self Portraits, your Bio-story, lists of works and contact details. Compress all files to ZIP format; upload to a free file host such as “DropBox. Then, Email a link to the file from “Dropbox” to; submit@birrabirro.com

Poets / Novelists / Screen Writers Submissions Guidelines

Poets / Novelists / Screen Writers – Writers Of All Classifications Included
  1. After deciding to become a contributor to B.I.A.M., the first step is to send an email with subject heading: “Submissions Reservation”, declaring your intention to become a contributor.
  2. Include links to your video and or audio works, or you may attach 2 audio or one video files. We will then acknowledge receipt of your email.
  3. A second email will be sent soon after accepting or thanking you for your interest. If we like your work but are over subscribed, we will place your submission in the following episode.
Language:
Poems can be written in any language and style preferred by the author, without a published translation. Translations will not be published but is required for all languages except English. ***Please double check poems for grammatical errors. Lines in each poem should flow at the desired reading rhythm and pace.
Novelists:
Submit 1-3 Pages, excerpts from your book(s) published or unpublished, at 12 points font size.
Poems:
3-5 poems. Each poem should not be more than a one page A4 doc, x 2 columns long, at 12 points font size.
Images Self Portraits – Professional Quality
2 portraits of Author Labeled with Name and country of Origin Image size: A4 -210 x 297 mm -8.3 x 11.7” Pixel Dimension: Minimum 3000 x 4000px in any direction Resolution: 300 Dpi Minimum – Formats: JPEG, TIFF or PNG ***Photographic Self Portraits must be taken on a neutral background, without interrupting objects, scenery or artworks. Think a bust for a passport picture. However, can be full frontal or three-quarter. Just no one else in the image but you, the artist***
Bio-Story (Own Document):
Bio-Story in format of a Dramatic Soliloquy, an Essay or a Q&A, all must be autobiographical and written the first person. Write in your own language, voice and style. It should feel organic and intimate; like two pals chatting over a cup of coffee or a glass of wine. The Idea is to speak directly to the reader. Length: There is no word limit. However long it takes to tell your story, but please don’t write a novel.
Artist Contact Card (Own Document):
Name of Author, Telephone number, Email Address URL; Website/blog/MySpace/YouTube *this will be published* **Twitter and FB links not allowed***
How To Send:
Place all requested files in a folder; Images of works, 2 Self Portraits, your Bio-story, lists of works and contact details. Compress all files to ZIP format; upload to a free file host such as “DropBox. Then, Email a link to the file from “Dropbox” to; submit@birrabirro.com

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