Dekit Magazine’s Submission Guidelines:

We accept submissions from writers, emerging artists, photographers and their creative teams, musicians/bands, filmmakers, and fashion designers/ brands. If accepted, we will publish your work on our website, social media or magazine. Email all submissions to submit @ dekitdekit.com

All submissions are unpublished. If selected, we may request a brief artist statement or an interview request.

All images should be high res, jpeg, max 8M.

Submissions that do not meet all of these criteria will not be considered.

What do we mean by emerging?

“Emerging” means #creators, who take risk, embrace challenges, are committed to their craft and impart significant potential. They have a distinctive style or voice gained through exploration, learning and persistence. Age is just a number in this case. We will consider artistic development, professional accomplishment, recognition and geographic region.

Writing

Writer, writer writers! This includes articles/interviews about other emerging artists, short stories, poetry, and personal narrative.

We publish content to, both, our website and magazine. If we select your piece, we would publish it on our site or in the magazine. Since, we have a specific theme we’re exploring in each issue, if selected for the magazine, it means that your work connects with the theme.

The following must be included in your submission:

  • Title
  • Your piece in email
  • Visual with each submission, preferred. (We may choose to produce a visual)
  • Website, if applicable
  • Social links

Artwork/Photography

We are seeking submissions from creators throughout the world, those whose artistic style, perspective and medium intrigue and inspire us. This includes painting, street art, mix media, drawing, illustration, sculpture, digital media, fine art photography, and installations.

If you have a specific goal to promote an exhibit or event, to secure a feature on our website, social media and or magazine feel free to send an email including everything listed below to adversting @ dekitdekit.com

The following must be included in your submission:

  • Title of the art work/series/collection
  • Brief description or narrative
  • High resolution and quality images artwork.
  • Video, if applicable
  • Multiple works 2 to 4 images
  • Social links and country.

General Photography

Includes journalism/documentary, street, performing arts, abstract/ fine art, and tastefully executed nudes. We accept photo series, work with a narrative and consist of at least 5 images.

The following must be included in your submission:

  • Title
  • Photographers Name
  • Model / Subject name
  • Location
  • Brief 2-3 line description per image or for photo series if applicable.
  • High res images up to 8MB per image.
  • Social links

Fashion & Beauty Photography.

The images should represent and express the ability to capture alluring sartorial moments, be daring, speak volumes and can immerse us into its world.

To secure a feature on our website, social media and or magazine feel free to send an email including everything listed below to adversting @ dekitdekit.com

The following must be included in your submission:

  • Title (or at least an idea for a title)
  • Photographers Name
  • List the creative team (model, stylist, make-up and hair, assistants, retoucher, etc.)
  • List the clothing credits per outfit, unless the series is featuring only one designer or is a beauty shoot.
  • Brief 1-3 line description/commentary on the shoot.
  • High res images up to 8MB per image.
  • Social links

Fashion/Jewelry Design

You should be a rising designer/brand or a representative of a rising fashion designer/brand. We looking for dept, context and remarkable perspective on style all of this while highlighting the quality of your work and artisanship.

To secure a feature on our website, social media and or magazine feel free to send an email including everything listed below to adversting @ dekitdekit.com

The following must be included in your submission:

  • All fashion submissions must include a photo editorial or lookbook, style photography, or a fashion film
  • Include your website
  • Brief bio
  • Inspiration behind the product( max 100 word)
  • Where-to-buy
  • Behind-the-scenes production
  • Mood board(optional)
  • Social links

Film

We offer one word, “mesmeric.” Your film should take the viewer beyond, challenged and left anticipating more. This includes short films (narrative and documentary), music videos, experimental pieces and fashion films. Filmmakers with a trailer seeking to promote feature films, send an email with trailer to advertising@dekitdekit.com

The following must be included in your submission:

  • Title, Director, Country, Year
  • For shorts please also include whether it’s a narrative or a documentary and runtime
  • For music videos please include the name of director, song title as the title, and the musician/band for whom the video is for.
  • For fashion films please include names of: director, designer, art, hair/makeup, models
  • For feature films, please include a 3-5 minute unedited clip and short description of the scene/clip
  • A brief (3-5 sentences) synopsis along with a list of festivals and awards.
  • A brief (1 paragraph) artist’s statement describing the intention behind the piece. (music and experimental videos only)
  • Web address, if available and social links

*Music videos submitted to the film/video section must be submitted by the DIRECTOR and NOT to promote the musician. The focus will be on the aesthetic and technical qualities of the video itself.

Music

We are looking for music that makes us want to hear more, know more about the artist, and anticipate their next project. This includes a diverse variety of emerging talent from anywhere in the world and in all genres. A quality production, recording and mixing at a high level, is a must! We prefer artist to submit a released EP, with impressive promotional or album imagery, that they have experienced performing live or are scheduled to perform.

To secure a feature on our website, social media and or magazine feel free to send an email including everything listed below to adversting @ dekitdekit.com

The following must be included in your submission:

  • Band/Artist Name
  • Artist/Band Bio
  • Link to a song or set (soundcloud, reverb, spotify, etc) and Song credits
  • Youtube or Vimeo Music Video Link if applicable and credits
  • Artist Image / Album Art
  • Social links

We reserve the right not to feature any work (selected or for advertising purposes) and to notify the artist within 2 to 3 weeks or our decision to feature or not. For any selected works, the artist or representative will be required to sign a release form.