Submission Guidelines

The content gathered and presented here has been professionally edited for grammar, typos, and format, whilst making the effort to maintain the integrity of the authors of the data. As an artist or arts organisation, should you wish to make amendments to your data, send us updated information or images to replace the existing ones on our site, please email us at info@artworlddatabase.com.

If you send new images to replace existing ones or to add to your profile, please be sure they are hi-res.  We continually welcome new submissions should you wish to be included on the site and we encourage artists, institutions and other arts organisations, both commercial and non-commercial, to submit to us at the above email. Please note that the decision to accept new submissions is at the discretion of the AWDB team.

Artists

  • Please submit both a bio and a CV in a Word document. PDF files will be rejected.
  • Bios must include the artists nationality and birth year.
  • All text must be in English and fully edited (please note that all text will undergo another editing process to ensure consistency.
  • Please submit one profile photo and at least three images of your work.
  • All images should be at least 300dpi or larger and photo credits must be included with submissions.
  • Images which are blurry or poor quality will be rejected.
  • Text and incomplete submissions which do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.
  • Please include your contact details and a web address, or social media channels, so that we can contact you or view your website for more information.

Submit a new profile or request changes here (insert hyperlink)

Institutions, Organisations, and Events

  • An “About” write-up of 150-200 words maximum, in a Word document. PDF files will be rejected.
  • Opening hours, costs, location of the venue, and any other relevant information, as well as contact details and a web address (in addition to the “About” write-up)
  • All text must be in English and fully edited (please note that all text will undergo another editing process to ensure the best quality).
  • One profile image that is at least 300dpi or larger, and photo credits must be included with submissions.
  • Images which are blurry or poor quality will be rejected.
  • Text and incomplete submissions which do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.
  • Please include your contact details and a web address, or social media channels, so that we can contact you or view your organisation’s website for more information.

Submit a new profile or request changes here (insert hyperlink)

Editorials and Essays

  • The piece must be either published by a reputable arts publication with written permission to share on our website from the publication and the author. Emails from editors and writers will suffice.

Or:

  • A new piece never before published anywhere else.
  • Subject matter should specifically be focussed on Southeast Asian contemporary art anywhere in the world.
  • Editorials for exhibitions or other art events should not be outdated. For example, if the piece is written for an upcoming exhibition, we would need to receive it in advance of the exhibition. Reviews will not be published if they are received after a show or event has finished.
  • Please note that AWDB does not publish or share news pieces.
  • Text should be sent in a Word document and in English. PDF files will be rejected.
  • There is no word count limit, however, we can only include smaller excerpts of longer essays at this time. Length is ultimately at the discretion of AWDB.
  • All of the accompanying images should be inserted into the Word document in the same layout that it was originally published in. For new pieces, in the layout in which the author wishes it to be presented.
  • Images should also be sent separately in at least 300dpi or larger, and photo credits must be included with submissions.
  • Images which are blurry or poor quality will not be used and the submission will be rejected in its entirety.
  • Text and incomplete submissions which do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

 To submit a new published work or request changes here (insert hyperlink)