digitizArte – self-publishing platform for artists and musicians

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digitizArte.ro open call

digitizArte aims to become an interactive online platform for self-publishing, enabling artists, architects, designers, graphic designers, musicians and all sorts of other creatives, to freely publish their works online and reach new audiences, in an unassuming and dedicated environment.


digitizArte open call for visual arts and music

You are invited to self-publish on the platform, using the open call entry form, works that will be evaluated by a jury composed of artists, organisers and partners and voted anonymously by the public. Participants can enter a maximum of three proposals in this open call, in any of the two categories: visual arts and music. Proposals can be original digitized works such as paintings, graphics, design objects, murals, musical pieces, compositions and sets.

Register an account and enter your works in the open call, between the 14th of August and the 1st of September 2021

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self-publish your art and music on digitizArte

Reach new, like-minded people in an ad-free, art & music dedicated environment. Submit your works for publishing on digitizArte and join a different kind of user-generated platform. 

Own your content – from your editor dashboard, you can edit and change your approved contributions whenever you need to.


learn how to self-publish your works online – online classes

Virtual workshop I for the development of digital skills, created for independent visual artists

guest: TBA
August 2021, on digitizarte.ro
Module 1 – presentation of working methodology and online tools; specific digitization techniques, compatible with the characteristics of the works – format, dimensions, environment;
Module 2 – how to write, edit and publish online content: types of content; verification tools;
Module 3 – presentation of self-publishing platforms: wordpress.org vs. wordpress.com, medium.com; how you publish on medium.com and how you can customize your page.

Virtual workshop II for the development of digital skills, created for independent musicians

guest: TBA
August 2021, on digitizarte.ro
Module 1 – presentation of working methodology and online tools; specific digitization techniques, compatible with the characteristics of the works – format, dimensions, environment;
Module 2 – how to write, edit and publish online content: types of content; verification tools;
Module 3 – presentation of self-publishing platforms: wordpress.org vs. wordpress.com, soundcloud.com, bandcamp.com; how to manage an artist profile and how to publish your discography on the Discogs platform.

Virtual workshop III for the development of a portfolio website, created for independent artists and musicians

guest: TBA
September 2021, on digitizarte.ro
Module 1 – how to create a portfolio using only WordPress and other free, open-source resources, such as the Neve theme, the jetpack plugin for creating and displaying pages that contain projects / works in the portfolio;
Module 2 – basics on how to secure your site against attacks using the free WordFence plugin;
Module 3 – how to install and renew, in just four simple steps, an SSL certificate, using only free resources: Let’s Encrypt certificate and the SSL Zen plugin;
Module 4 – how to install and configure an SEO plugin; how to optimize content, following SEO recommendations to increase search engine relevance: initial settings, about the title and description of the site, how to write a title;
Module 5 – indexing the site by search engines and other websites: how to tag your content, how to enter sitemap.xml for structured indexing of content in Google Webmaster tools – Search console; Bing Webmaster Tools and Yandex Webmaster; how to create data feeds, which are updated daily, for indexing and distribution on Twitter and Pinterest.

Virtual workshop IV for social networks management, created for independent artists and musicians

guest: TBA
September 2021, on digitizarte.ro
Module 1 – social networks: presentation of facebook, instagram, twitter, pinterest, reddit platforms, types of content and ways to increase engagement;
Module 2 – how we define and activate new categories of audience in the virtual environment: psycho-demographic profiling of audiences and activation methods, specific to different online environments;
Module 3 – how to create and implement an editorial plan for online content distribution;
Module 4 – how to schedule posts on social networks facebook and instagram using Creator Studio, a free facebook business tool. The virtual studio allows creators and editors to manage posts, statistics and messages from all facebook and instagram pages, in one place.

Virtual workshop V for managing a list of subscribers (newsletter), for independent artists and musicians

guest: TBA
October 2021, on digitizarte.ro
Module 1 – virtual marketing: email marketing – how to create and manage a list of subscribers for free using Mailchimp; how to organize the list of subscribers with the help of dynamic groups and segments;
Module 2 – how to use merge tags to prevent your newsletter from being identified as spam;
Module 3 – how to create a newsletter using mailchimp; how to use different types of content modules; 
Module 4 – how to evaluate the success of a campaign using performance reports;
Module 5 – how to improve your open and click rate;
Module 6 – how and why you should re-activate or unsubscribe inactive subscribers.

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The digitizArte cultural project is produced by Save or Cancel, co-financed by AFCN

The project does not necessarily represent the position of the National Cultural Fund Administration. AFCN is not responsible for the content of the project or how the results of the program can be used. These are entirely the responsibility of the beneficiary of the funding.

About Save or Cancel

Since 2008, Save or Cancel is a medium of communication and propagation of arts and culture, facilitating their role in the contemporary society.
Self-initiated multidisciplinary programs by Save or Cancel support the development of the contemporary society by identifying opportunities for sustainable and adaptable (re) valorization of the existing, through cultural, editorial, architecture and design projects.