open call  /  collaboration with


march 18, 2019

JOIN THE DOTS is an independent, anglophone publication based in Paris that aims to promote change and connect people through creativity. It publishes a quarterly zine in both print and online media and donates all of its profits to La Fondation Abbé Pierre, a charity for homeless people.

Paris Collage Collective, in partnership with JOIN THE DOTS, is hosting an open call for the cover art of JOIN THE DOTS issue #6.

The theme of issue #6 is



You can interpret this however you like.

Please post your work on Instagram using the hashtag

We welcome both digital and analog collages,
but please keep in mind while working on your collages that the winning piece will be printed,
and that the winner will be asked to submit a high-resolution file with a 
minimum size of 2480 x 3508 px at a resolution of 300 dpi.

PLEASE NOTE: Only the winner will need to submit the chosen collage as a high-resolution file via email. All other submissions happen via Instagram by using the hashtag #pccjointhedots!

We accept submissions between March 18th, 2019 and April 14th, 2019 after which the team of JOIN THE DOTS will choose their favourite.
The winner will be informed by the end of April and will receive an issue of the magazine (June 2019).
A selection of submitted collages will be shared here and on Instagram.

And last but not least:
even though this is a charitable / nonprofit project and zine, please keep copyright issues in mind, and use potentially copyrighted materials sparingly, if at all.

By submitting your work to Paris Collage Collective, you grant us and JOIN THE DOTS non-exclusive electronic rights to publish your work on our respective websites, social media accounts and, if chosen, in both the digital and print version of the zine. All other rights remain with the artist.

The zine will be available for sale during local events in Paris, online and at Shakespeare and Company.

All profits of the sale of the zine and of related local events will be donated to charity.

If you have any questions, please get in touch

JOIN THE DOTS is always on the lookout for contributors, be it writers, columnists, photographers or illustrators.

General submissions will be accepted until April 30, 2019.
Publications of issue #6 is scheduled for June 2019.