1. Who can submit to DER GREIF?
Everyone can takepart and submit his/her works. After a short registration you can login and start submitting.
2. What can I submit to DER GREIF?
Every artist can submit up to 5 photos and/or 2 texts for the upcoming issue.
3. Is there a specific theme?
Not at the moment. The themes of Der Greif result from the submitted work.
4. How does DER GREIF work?
Der Greif is not a portfolio-magazine.
It rather makes the works of different photographers and authors encounter. The editors combine the selected works to create new photographic and textual compositions. The interplay of the works is the main focus.
The trust of the artists in the sensitivity of the editors makes DER GREIF an exceptional wholistic art work.
5. What’s the submission deadline for the upcoming issue?
The deadline for the upcoming issue will be in september 2013.
6. Technical Questions
Your submitted photos have to fulfill the following technical specifications:
JPEG Format, RGB color space
minimum size: 2300 px on the long side
maximum size: not more than 22 megapixel (equates e.g. 5600 * 4048 px)
Just one photo per file/upload! No combinations of several photos in one file!
Photos that don’t match the above named specifications will not be considered for the selection.
7. What happens if my work gets published?
After you have been notified about your publication, you will be sent a free copy of DER GREIF as soon as the magazine is printed. Until the publication of the next issue, we present a weekly (photographer’s) portrait on our highly frequented website. For that purpose, we ask chosen photographers to hand in a photo series and accompanying text. Besides that, the magazine is curated for various exhibitions all around the world. We receive the attention of printed, broadcasted, televised and online press and stand in contact with museums and galleries. To sum things up, your work gets decent attention due to a possible publication in Der Greif.
8. How is DER GREIF financed?
As yet, the editors of Der Greif work for passion alone. The print and other arising expenses are financed by cultural fundings as well as by enterprises and private sponsors. Besides that, the income from the sales covers running costs and creates a financial cushion that renders possible investments which benefit the further development of the project.
9. What happens with my personal data?
All submitted personal data will be stored for the purpose of adminsitration, curation and organization. Personal data will NOT be forwarded to third party.
In case of publication of at least one of my works, my full name and the URL of my website will be published in the photo-magazine »DER GREIF« and on the website »www.dergreif-online.de«. This is for mentioning the author and in order to ease finding your portfolio. All other contact information will NOT be published.
10. How can I delete my personal data?
I can delete my account on the website “www.takepart.dergreif-online.de”. With the deletion of the account all my personal data will be deleted as well.
IMPORTANT: If I delete my account after the submission deadline, i.e. during the ongoing curation and creation process of an issue of »DER GREIF«, for which I have submitted work, my account will be deleted after completion of that issue.
In case of publication of some of my submitted work in a magazine of »DER GREIF«, I agree that the staff of »DER GREIF« is allowed to keep my name and my contact saved. This is necessary, because I am still responsible for my submitted work after the deletion of my account. So the staff of »DER GREIF« needs furthermore the ability to contact me.
Any further questions? Just send us an email.