1. How often is the magazine printed?

Perspektif is a biannual publication. We launch our magazine every March and August

2. How much is the magazine?

Perspektif Magazine is a non-profit magazine hence, our magazine is free!

3. Where can I get the magazine?

Our magazines are distributed during our launch parties, BBQs held by PPIA Unimelb or media partners’ events which will be announced on our Instagram. Otherwise, you can get our magazines by emailing us or contacting us on our social media. 

4. How do I get in contact with Perspektif Magazine?

Email us at perspektif@ppia-unimelb.org or message us through any of our social media accounts below:

Instagram: @perspektifmag

Twitter: @perspektifmag

Facebook: Perspektif Magazine

5. Is the magazine available online?

Yes, Perspektif is published on Issuu as well. Our previous volumes can be accessed here

6. When is the magazine open for submissions?

We are open for submissions twice a year, in March and September for one month and a half. Dates vary each year and we have different themes every submission. We encourage you to follow our social media pages or join our newsletter to stay updated on Perspektif’s latest news. 

7. What submissions does the magazine accept?

We accept: 

WRITING: 

  1. Op-eds
  2. Personal essays
  3. Fiction and poetry
  4. Creative non-fiction
  5. Photo essays

ARTWORKS:

  1. Photographs
  2. Illustrations
  3. Comics
  4. Paintings
  5. Videos

8. Who can submit pieces/artwork?

Anyone is welcome to submit their work.

9. How can I support the magazine?

We are a non-profit magazine however, donations are always appreciated. If you are interested in becoming part of the team, follow us on our Instagram and keep an eye out for our annual open recruitment.

Message us on any of our social media accounts or shoot us an email for more information.

10. What events does Perspektif have annually?

Our main event is photowalk, which is held every April. Photography workshops are held throughout the event as Photowalk hosts give directions on how to take the best pictures. We collaborate with photography clubs from UMSU, so this is a great opportunity to network with people sharing your interests.

Also, Perspektif holds launch parties twice a year to mark the launch of our new volumes.  We give the opportunity to contributors to showcase their work. Both contributors and readers will also be able to mingle with the committee behind Perspektif. 

Aside from our own events, Perspektif takes part in various book fairs in Melbourne. Previous book fairs Perspektif has participated in are National Gallery of Victoria Art Book Fair and Abbotsford Convent Open Spaces.

More information on our events are announced closer to the event date through social media and our newsletter. Everyone is welcome to join!

Details of our social media can be found in above and sign up for our newsletter here.

1. What is Teduh? How does it complement Perspektif Magazine?

Teduh is a podcast dedicated to providing a welcoming space for everyone to discuss various contemporary events and topics. By introducing Teduh, Perspektif Magazine aims to be more interactive with our audience. 

2. Where can I listen to Teduh?

Teduh is available on Spotify, Anchor, and Breaker

3. How often are Teduh’s episodes released?

Teduh’s episodes are released fortnightly. You can follow us on Spotify to get updates on new episodes or follow us on our social media to receive announcements.

4. Can I be featured in future episodes?

Of course! Teduh is created with the aim for Perspektif to be more engaging with our audience. We encourage anyone to partake in our episodes. We are open to any topic suggestions and for you to share your experiences. All you have to do is email us at perspektif@ppia-unimelb.org and our friendly team will get back to you promptly.