This call is open to organisations working in the field of cultural heritage and culture more broadly, who would like to play a role in the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage and are willing to share their expertise and ideas in a dialogue with the European Commission. Deadline (extended): 24 February 2017.
Supported by the City of Brussels, NUIT BLANCHE highlights every first Saturday in October dozens of sites across the capital as it presents a variety of contemporary artistic creations at night. Cultural venues, shop windows, school playgrounds, car parks, churches, stations, fountains, streets and squares are all potential locations.With this 15th edition, NUIT BLANCHE intends once again to explore a theme which is closely linked to the district in question. The theme this time will be "POWER GAMES". Deadline: 19 March 2017.
The International Residency Program is aimed at ceramic artists and photographers to develop their work in the school facilities, where they will be provided with professional studies in Ceramics, Graphic Design and Photography. Through this project the organisers offer artists the opportunity to make work in an art school, housed in a city which has been recognized for centuries due to its distinctive style of ceramics. Deadline: 30 April 2017.
To honor the memory of its member Emanuele Carboni, actor and playwright who died prematurely in June 2016 at the age of 36, the cultural association Music Theatre International (M.Th.I.), in collaboration with FUIS, IGEA association, MTM Lydia Biondi association and with the patronage of the City of Tivoli, announces the first edition of the “Emanuele Carboni Award - theater of the mystery and noir". The award, which aims to enhancing the young Italian dramaturgy, is open to young Italian authors (resident in Italy or abroad) interested in writing text for theatre and who have not yet turned 36 years at the expiry date of the notice. Deadline: 30 June 2017.
The competition is open to a wide range of emerging performative actions, including: Performances, sound and new media arts, text-based performances, lecture performances, multimedia storytelling, choreographic practices, relational and workshop-based projects, and other projects questioning the idea of performativity beyond the body. Deadline: 31 March 2017.
The call is open to representatives of the cultural and creative sectors (professional organisations, cultural institutions, non-governmental organisations, European networks, foundations, private organisations, etc.) with relevant expertise on the topic “Skills, training and knowledge transfer: traditional and emerging heritage”, who would like to contribute to discussions with the European Commission. Organisations applying must be from one of the 28 EU Member States. Deadline: 14 March 2017.
Do you want to develop a project that combines arts, science and technology? Do you want to integrate a dynamic focused on innovation in a project based on cross-border and cross-sectoral collaboration? IMPACT LAB opens its doors. Projects must be based on a proposal for technological development within the framework of an artistic work. The projects can be of different nature: choreographic, theatrical, plastic, musical, installation, scenography, etc. Deadline: 31 March 2017.
Glasgow International is looking for a dynamic and exceptional Director. They are seeking a visionary and internationally respected Director who will lead the festival in 2018 and 2020, with a view to curating the festival in 2022. This unique role marries directorial vision with curatorial practice in a city with an vibrant artistic community. Deadline: 3 March 2017.
Le Centre culturel suisse de Paris est la première antenne que la Fondation a ouverte à l’étranger. Le centre, qui a fêté son 30e anniversaire en 2015, est situé dans le quartier du Marais. Il a pour vocation de faire connaître à Paris et dans les réseaux culturels français une création contemporaine helvétique ouverte sur le monde et de promouvoir les liens entre les scènes artistiques suisses et françaises. Sa programmation est axée sur la création contemporaine suisse et en reflète la diversité. Le poste de direction est ouvert. Date limite: 24 mars 2017.
For the second edition of the GCLP, the Cultural Diplomacy Platform is looking specifically for applications from outstanding cultural managers from the ten Strategic Partners of the EU (three participants from each of these ten countries: Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, India, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea and the USA), as well as from the 28 European Union Member States (ten participants, each from a different EU countries). Deadline: 25 March 2017.
The focus of the Arab Documentary Photography Program is to support compelling non-stereotypical and unconventional visual documentation of important social issues and narratives relevant to the Arab region. In recognition of the image’s power to document, educate and advocate, the ADPP will also explore ways by which such a body of work can reach out to wider audiences and engage with them in compelling and impactful ways. Photographers may propose to work in a range of nonfiction narrative styles, from classic documentary photography to more experimental visual storytelling, and may propose to include audio and video elements. Deadline: 1 April 2017.
The Country Manager is responsible for oversight of the whole CLA operation in Cambodia, with a particular focus on programs and operations. The Country Manager will be working with a dynamic and independent management team, and plays an important role to link different departments, ensure synergies and keep focused on strategy. We are looking for a leader who is able to facilitate and enable others. Deadline: 31 March 2017.
STEP stands for ‘Supporting Travel for Engaged Partnerships’. The STEP travel grants funding programme has been initiated and managed by the European Cultural Foundation (ECF), with the support of Compagnia di San Paolo (CdSP). STEP travel grants support creative and critical individual cultural workers who are travelling across Europe and neighbouring countries, to help foster a society with greater solidarity, equality and a stronger sense of social justice. You should apply at least 60 days before the mobility.
The Camargo Foundation and the LabexMed program are keen to stimulate relations and cultural exchanges between researchers and artists of the Mediterranean Basin in order to support the development of projects at the interface between human and social sciences and the arts with the aim of a common production. Deadline: 27 April 2017.
The call is addressed to artists, hackers, technologic experts, computer scientists and activists who have been working actively on the topic of truth-telling, leaking, and counter-surveillance, with the aim of exposing misconducts and wrongdoings – as well as to other critical thinkers, through whom issues of whistleblowing, leaking, and disclosing are investigated in their imaginative potential by producing critical interventions which are questioning the concept of »evidence« itself. Deadline: 10 March 2017 (submission form from 27 February).
Klubovna Gallery is looking for English speaking artist of “immigrant origin” currently living in Germany, who in his/her works deals with the topic of migration and integration. Deadline: 27 March 2017.
Migrant Landscapes invite artists, architects, designers, artisans and communication experts to participate in a residency from 8 to 12 March 2017. The residency will subsequently offer participants the opportunity to lead one of the workshops that will take place from 22 to 31 May 2017 in Pennabilli, at the heart of the Montefeltro and the Romagna Appennines. Deadline: 19 February 2017.
The call for Applications for the CEI FELLOWSHIP FOR WRITERS IN RESIDENCE for the year 2017 is awarded by the CENTRAL EUROPEAN INITIATIVE in co-operation with the SLOVENE WRITERS’ ASSOCIATION within the Vilenica International Literary Festival. Applicants eligible for the fellowship are writers from all genres under 35 (born after 1982 – from 1 January 1983 onwards) from CEI Member States, which are not part of the European Union (Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine). Deadline: 30 April 2017.
Feature Expanded is open to visual artists who are developing their first feature film project intended for theatrical distribution.Participants must have a significant experience of short film production and/or moving image practice. Deadline: 3 March 2017.
The ArtCOP21 Professional Workshop gathered in Paris on 3-4 December 2015 more than 150 representatives from the arts and culture from over 30 countries. The ArtCOP21 Professional Workshop aimed to foster cross-sector dialogues through the exchange of best practice and to highlight the necessity of focused support and funding mechanisms to consolidate the leadership of the cultural sector with regards to sustainable development and environmental sustainability. Download the report and the resources. Le rapport est également disponible en français sur le site de COAL.
The survey is being conducted securely and independently online by the research organisation, BOP Consulting. / L'enquête est menée en ligne, de façon sécurisée et indépendante, par l'organisme de recherche BOP Consulting. / La encuesta es realizada en línea de forma segura e independiente por la organización de investigación BOP Consulting.
Lilith Performance Studio is a non-profit arts organization and an independent arena for visual art performance. The Studio initiates new exceptional visual art performances by inviting visual artists from around the world, some of whom have never worked live before. Each year, selected artists are given the unique opportunity to realize and present a new large-scale performance on site in the studio in Malmo or elsewhere in the city, in close collaboration with the studio. Deadline: 1 May 2017.
Fujifilm FIF Viseu – Festival Internacional de Fotografia (International Photography Festival) 2017’s edition places a contest for an artistic residency under the theme “Inspiring Positive Change”, open call to photographers, regardless their nationality. The challenge is to look at the neighbouring parishes of Viseu, promoting a broader understanding of their social and economic contours, valuing their specificities, bringing communities closer and involving them in the photographic project. Deadline: 24 February 2017.
With its continental secretariat in Abidjan, Arterial has official affiliates in 19 countries and wide representation in other parts of Africa. The successful applicant will be part of a team based in Abidjan, reporting to the Administration and Programme Manager. Deadline: 19 February 2017.
For this 11th season of residencies, professional artists particularly interested in questions relating to the exodus of migrants, migration and reception policies and hospitality are invited to apply for one residency by submitting a research and creation project about the contemporary issue of hosting refugees particularly in a rural environment. The residency will take place from the 10th of April until the 30th of June 2017, at the same time as an art historian residency working on the sculpture park history. Deadline: 19 March 2017.
Today, more than thirty cultural institutions and human rights organizations around the world, including international arts, curators’ and critics’ associations, organizations protecting free speech rights, as well as U.S. based performance, arts and creative freedom organizations and alliances, issued a joint statement opposing United States President Donald J. Trump’s immigration ban. Feel free to read, share and/or sign the statement. On the Move is one of the signatories.
Créée en 2006, l'association culturelle Théâtre Nomade est une compagnie de théâtre de rue basée à Casablanca et dirigée par Mohammed El Hassouni et Soumia El Boukhari. Avec l’appui du secrétaire administratif, l’administrateur(rice) a en charge la gestion administrative, juridique et financière de l’association, les ressources humaines et la recherche de financements. Date limite: 31 mars 2017.
The scholarships can be asked when applying for a training activity for young conductors or composers under the label of ECA-EC and the Eurochoir. It targets talented conductors and composers under 30 with limited economic resources. Applicants shall apply by the deadline of applications for each respective event.
East European Performing Arts Platform / EEPAP in collaboration with International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts / IETM have an open call for the new placement within mobility programme for performing arts professionals. This call is exclusively dedicated to individuals from Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine). Deadline: 28 February 2017.
We are interested in the ways you use On the Move, and how On the Move's online and offline services could be improved. This survey is a concise set of questions asking you about your use and interaction with On the Move, and general preferences you have, particularly as far as online communication is concerned. Thanks for taking 10 minutes of your time before the 28th of February to fill in this On the Move survey.
This tour funding mechanism offers opportunities for professional South African musicians to undertake live music tours in South Africa as well as other Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries. The fund provides support to live music performances, collaborations and performance-based workshops. Deadline: 26 February 2017.
As a festival of alternative theater, street theater, performance, off- and low-budget theater, FAKI has, in the last few years, become the central place for an overview of innovative, critical and independent, international theater and performance scenes.This year, the organisers invite performance, theater, dance and circus artists and collectives to apply for participation at FAKI 20, dedicated to the theme of Africa and racial discrimination against blacks. FAKI also offers art residencies three weeks prior to the festival, for final rehearsals and international premiere on the opening day. Deadline: 5 March 2017.
DLECTRICITY is back! The Curatorial Committee, selected by Midtown Detroit, Inc. and the founders of Art Detroit Now (an organization representing over 90 contemporary arts venues in metro Detroit), will select projects and performances based on a number of criteria, including artistic merit and how well it uses various media relating to light and other technologies (videos, smartphones, lasers, robots) within an urban environment. Deadline: 28 February 2017.
The Curatorial Intensive is designed to immerse participants in a rigorous schedule of seminars, presentations, site visits, and one-on-one meetings that support the process of developing an idea for a project into a full proposal. This programme is targeted toward self-motivated individuals, working independently or within institutions. Deadline: 24 February 2017.
The organisers seek individuals concerned about their cultural interests and values with respect to globalization. They are looking for innovative professionals intensely engaged with their organizations and communities. They should be interested in cultural politics and the relationship of the arts to their communities. Deadline: 15 March 2017.
Kunstverein EXTRA is pleased to announce in cooperation with Antonia Rahofer a call for applications for four artist residencies for the first half of 2017. The local cooperation partner is Snehta Residency, whose wide-ranging international network provides ample opportunities for the chosen artists to make valuable contacts. The call is open to artists who live and work in Austria or are able to plausibly demonstrate their connection to Austria. Deadline: 19 February 2017.
Aarhus Center for Visual Art (Aarhus Billedkunstcenter, AaBKC) invites international curators of contemporary visual art to apply to AaBKC Residency’s Spring 2017 program. The aim of AaBKC Residency is to introduce international curators and artists to the visual arts scene in Aarhus, Denmark - the second largest city in Denmark and designated European Capital of Culture 2017. Deadline: 10 February 2017.
The NFN member festivals focus is on emerging artists but they also welcome established artists who choose to work on the fringe of the establishment. Covered disciplines are: Performance art, Installations, Street art, Theatre, Dance, Video, Circus, Music, Comedy, Children arts initiatives etc. Deadline: 5 March 2017.
In 2017, ISELP launches a new residency programme with the support of the Commission communautaire française de la région de Bruxelles-Capitale (COCOF). The residencies are conveived as situated and temporary communities leaning back at the world, but also as reflecting the diversity of the artistic scene in Belgium and more precisely in Brussels. They are designed as a space for artists, critics, theoreticians, curators who are willing to deepen a series of specific investigations on topics related to our contemporary (art) world. Deadline: 26 February 2017. (FR/EN)
The organisers are calling for project proposals in the area of contemporary arts, science and activism. Participants preferably should come to the Nomadic Village with their own mobile abodes, from which they will create a small village; an autonomous environment in which people can dedicate themselves to the projects, form spontaneous collaborations and immerse in the dynamics of a micro society. Deadline: 31 March 2017.
Afrikayna est heureuse d'annoncer l'ouverture des #bourses de mobilité #AAL2017 (Maroc et pays en Afrique) à toutes les disciplines du spectacle vivant: musique, théâtre, danse... / Afrikayna is glad to open the mobility grants #AAL2017 (Morocco and countries in Africa) to all performing arts disciplines: music, theater, dance... Date limite / Deadline: 5 mars / March 2017.
The SOLO DANCE CONTEST 2017 is a contest for a short contemporary dance solo (contemporary dance / contemporary ballet). The International SOLO DANCE CONTEST will take place during the Gdansk Dance Festival between 5th – 9th June 2017. The Contest is to support and promote contemporary dance. Deadline: 31 March 2017.
The EEPAP Performative Centre announces an open call for 8 performing arts thinkers and practitioners from the East European region who would like to take part in the seminar „Politicality of contemporary choreographic practices” that will take place in Lublin from the 6th to the 9th of March 2017. During the seminar the participants will be able to take part in the rehearsals of Xavier Le Roy and a group of artists cooperating with him on the „Low Pieces” performance. Deadline: 15 February 2017.
The Producers' Academy returns for the second consecutive year and offers a new international training programme focused on entrepreneurship for Belgian, European and international producers in the performing arts (theater, dance, street arts, circus, performance). The Producers Academy is a project by CIFAS, On the Move, MoDul and Kunstenfestivaldesarts. The event is organised within the scope of Creative Tracks, with the support of the European Union, Wallonie Bruxelles International, Shenzen Design Week and the Asia-Europe Foundation. Deadline: 23 February 2017.
Realised by Circostrada in partnership with On the Move, the "European Funded Projects 2016" guide presents the EU-funded projects taking place over June 2015 and throughout 2016, within the European Union and beyond, in circus and street arts, and to some extent in creation in public space.
Culture Resource is one of the largest independent cultural organizations in the Arab region and works in three main areas: Supporting artists, writers and emerging cultural institutions in the Arab region; Improving the conditions of cultural work politically, legislatively and economically; and, presenting and promoting important creative works to the Arab public. Deadline for the job position: extended till 28 February 2017.
This call is open to organisations working in the field of cultural heritage and culture more broadly, who would like to play a role in the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage and are willing to share their expertise and ideas in a dialogue with the European Commission. Deadline: 20 February 2017.
Created in close collaboration with the artist David Franklin through a staff exchange with Art Motile, On the Move is pleased to share a visual mapping of the 750+ news articles it shared on its website in 2016.This concise document presents data about the type of cultural mobility funding opportunities the network is signposting, the disciplines they cover, as well as the regional origin of funding and its various destinations in terms of regional beneficiaries.
Priority - among other criteria - will be given to applicants who work directly and actively with local communities and cultures, are based in the Mediterranean Region, particularly North Africa and the Arab Region and who link directly with Fondazzjoni Kreattività’s annual ŻiguŻajg International Arts Festival for Children and Young People and the Valletta International Visual Arts (VIVA) Festival. Check carefully the themes and priorities. Deadline: 31 March 2017.
This Training of Trainers Programme aims at understanding and exploring adult learning and providing the skills to design and deliver an educational programme (training/seminar/workshop) that’s appropriate to a chosen context. This initiative also aims at creating a particular community of practice in the region around teaching and learning in the cultural management and cultural policy field. The call targets 30 professionals from South Mediterranean countries, aged between 25 and 45 years at the time of application. Deadline: 17 February 2017.
Nordic Street is a platform for highlighting and promoting performative street arts conceived and produced in the Nordic countries. This new platform is a result of a 10 year long cooperation between the two street performance festivals in both programme, scheduling and logistics. During 2017 the two festivals will have a special focus on Nordic street performances inviting international festival managers and programmers for two days of curated programme. Deadline: 1 March 2017.
CROSS includes an educational path addressed to general audience and a rich artistic programme in different periods of the year, also during “Villaggio d’artista” festival. The main part of the project is CROSSaward, an international prize for new performance productions, with a focus on the relationship between musical composition and performing act. Deadline: 22 April 2017.
IETM Staff Exchange Programme offers its members a unique opportunity to gain a short but valuable international experience by joining the team of another member organisation and hosting a professional from abroad. The duration of an exchange programme may vary from 1 week to 3 months or more. The only condition to take part in the Staff Exchange Programme is to be a member of IETM. Deadline: 28 February 2017.
Dans le cadre de son double tropisme France – Espagne, l’appel à projets Composer les savoirs pour mieux comprendre les enjeux du monde contemporain permettra de soutenir une douzaine de projets sur les deux pays. L'un des deux objectifs est de soutenir des collaborations transdisciplinaires entre artistes et scientifiques. Date limite: 19 mars 2017.
Dansens Hus is looking for its next artistic director to fill a fixed term vacancy from the 1st of August 2018 to the 31st of July 2022. The artistic director shall have full artistic and administrative responsibility within the organization. Thorough competency and knowledge of both the Norwegian and International dance scene is a prerequisite. Deadline: 24 February 2017.
UNESCO launches a call for external independent evaluation firms/entities to assess the implementation of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) and to produce a final external evaluation report. Deadline: 15 February 2017.
The working grant program Berlin AC addresses Berlin-based artists with refugee/forced migration background. It aims to support professional artists in continuing or picking up artistic work again over here at their new temporary or permanent home Berlin. At the same time, it wants to support them in connecting to the local and international art scene of the city. Deadline: 20 February 2017.
Awardees (21-30 years old) of the 2017 IACS will be targeted from many countries: member countries of ASEAN, ASEAN + 3, East Asia Summit, ASEAN Dialog Partners, ASEAN + European Union, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Asia-Europe Meeting, Melanesian Spearhead Group and members of South West Pacific Dialog as the original participants of Indonesian Arts and Culture Scholarship. Deadline: 15 February 2017.
The consultation aims to gather comments and perspectives on the relevance of the Creative Europe programme's objectives, the effectiveness of the measures taken to achieve them and the efficiency of their implementation. Thus, the consultation aims to establish the added value of the Programme in relation to the challenges and opportunities of cultural and audiovisual sectors, compared to what could be achieved by Member States only. Deadline: 16 April 2017.
internationale tanzmesse nrw hosts the biggest international professional industry gathering dedicated exclusively to contemporary dance. Cologne-based nrw landesbuero tanz is looking to fill the following position at the earliest opportunity: Head of the Internationale Tanzmesse NRW. Deadline: 27 February 2017.
On the Move and Embaixada Cultural are proud to present the Edition 2017 of the Cultural Mobility Funding Guide for Brazil with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Communication-France. On the Move e Embaixada Cultural se orgulham em apresentar a Edição 2017 do Guia de Financiamento da Mobilidade Cultural para o Brasil. O guia contou com o apoio do Ministério da Cultura e Comunicação da França. On the Move et Embaixada Cultural sont ravis d’annoncer l’édition 2017 du Guide des financements de la mobilité culturelle pour le Brésil, avec le soutien du Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication-France.
Carte Blanche is the Norwegian National Company of Contemporary Dance and is located in Bergen with its production premises and a temporary home studio at Studio Bergen. The company gives 70 to 80 performances a year in Norway and abroad. The Artistic Director is the artistic head of the company as well being responsible for the company’s day-to-day management pursuant to Norwegian companies’ legislation. Deadline: 15 March 2017.
La Central del Circ abre la presente convocatoria con el objetivo de reforzar los intercambios existentes con América Latina y de proporcionar recursos y apoyo a un proyecto singular de creación de un espectáculo de circo contemporáneo. Esta residencia se dirige a compañías profesionales de circo inmersas en un proceso de creación basado en la investigación en países de América Latina (Argentina, Brasil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, México, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú y Uruguay). Fecha límite de admisión de proyectos: 28 de febrero de 2017.
The purpose of the b.creative challenge is to support artists, cultural and creative entrepreneurs and to encourage collaborations between them with a view to address different stringent social issues. The organisers are very keen on rewarding daring projects which employ creative and artistic skills to enable innovation in environmental protection, mental and physical well being, new food and sustainable agriculture, social cohesion, access to education and digital literacy, fight against poverty and others. Deadline (extended): 28 April 2017.
You are invited to take part in online mapping of participatory governance practices in culture which Kultura Nova Foundation of Zagreb, Croatia is pursuing within the project "Approaches to Participatory Governance of Cultural Institutions", supported by UNESCO International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD). Online mapping aims to encompass creative spaces in Europe and worldwide that involve the participation of diverse stakeholders and are based on a variety of models of governance and management of cultural resources. Deadline: 1 March 2017.
This call is open to creatives from Post‐Soviet countries and Eastern Europe to apply for a 7‐day event held in Berlin. The organisers especially welcome artists, curators, street artists,architects, art critics as well as experts in urban studies, social scientists, philosophers, cultural anthropologists and urban activists, who have experience in public art, art activism and socio-cultural activities as well as cultural projects in public space. Deadlines: 1 February 2017.
Artist working in the field of virtual reality, augmented reality, immersive experiences, physical computing interfaces, sensory immersion, Mixed reality systems, VR + robotics, interactive spaces, AR/VR and the internet, among other related fields, are welcome to apply. Deadline (extended): 6 February 2017.
The call to artists is aimed at a new generation which dedicates themselves to creative expression in public spaces. Each participant artist shouldn’t be older than 28 years and not less than 18. You should currently reside in a European Union country. Deadline: 13 February 2017.
If selected, you will deliver two half-day workshops/auditions to the participants of OpenFLR 2017. You will then select a group of them and have the opportunity of devising a new creation, working intensively with your group of professional dancers and recent graduates for two weeks. OpenFLR will then culminate in a final presentation, held in a theatre in Florence and open to the public. Deadline: 17 February 2017.
This Visiting Fellowship Scheme provides scholars and curators the opportunity to realise a short-term research project in the field of modern and contemporary Asian art. Individuals engaged in the programme will be able to access information relating to works in the Tate Collection and draw on the resources in Tate’s Library and Archive. This is an ideal opportunity for a scholar or curator who wishes to undertake research at Tate and is keen to share their work on an international platform. Deadline: 17 February 2017.
Depuis plus de 30 ans, la Maison des Cultures du Monde contribue activement à l'enrichissement de la connaissance des diverses formes du patrimoine culturel immatériel et de leurs origines, à travers des travaux scientifiques, des publications, des colloques et appels à projets en partenariat avec des professionnels et le monde universitaire. La MCC recherche un/e chargé/de programmation et une attaché/e à l'information et à la diffusion pour son centre à Vitré. Date limite: 27 janvier 2017.
The Citizen Artist Incubator prepares Europe’s most promising (performing) artists for their vital role in shaping our rapidly changing world. The organisers are currently recruiting 17 artists who strive to make an impact on society for our next one-month camp in Austria. Deadline (extended): 1 February 2017.
For the upcoming programme year, the residency will welcome six residents from the United States, Germany and Canada. It will be the first year the Creative Residency is open to candidates outside of the United States and the organisers plan to continue expanding it internationally in the future. For 2017, the focus is on Photography, Graphic design (Digital and Print), UI / UX design, Graphic Composition (leveraging 2D and 3D), Video especially on YouTube or Vimeo, Illustration. Deadline: 26 February 2017.
Le Fonds franco-allemand Transfabrik pour le spectacle vivant encourage des projets de coopération et de création artistique entre la France et l’Allemagne, par un apport financier en coproduction, dans les domaines de la danse contemporaine, du théâtre contemporain, du nouveau cirque, des arts de la rue, du théâtre d’objets et de la marionnette. Date limite: 20 mars 2017.
The Ultimate Cookbook for Cultural Managers - Taxation of Artists in an International Context is the second publication of the RISE project. The European Festivals Association (EFA) and Pearle*-Live Performance Europe have teamed up to improve knowledge on legal and managerial aspects on cross-border cooperation within the EFA RISE project, funded by the Creative Europe Programme from the European Union from 2014 until 2017.
The primary goal of this programme is to interrogate conventional modes of knowledge production that, by and large, marginalise the arts and their heuristic properties, in social science and humanities. The intention of the organisers (EHESS, IIAC, CNRS) is to stimulate a debate addressing all aspects of collaboration between artists and the academic world. They look for artistic and intellectual responses to the emerging and existing tensions at the age of globalisation. They particularly encourage submissions from the peripheral zones of globalisation. Deadline: 16 February 2017.
The competition assignment involves producing artistic proposals for the stations of Haga and Korsvägen. The aim of the project is to invite the artists to influence the design of the stations, so they can contribute to shape the architectural spaces and collaborate with the architects and constructors to make the environments unique. The art is meant to be an integral part of the overall design, and not be experienced as an addition to a previously finished structure. The artistic proposal should therefore be further developed into a detailed sketch in the next phase (planning), as the basis for the production of the artistic proposal. Deadline: 21 February 2017.
The competition is open to artists of any nationality or age. Their proposal should reflect upon encounters between art and science, and offer challenging methods of collaboration and enquiry between artists and scientists at CERN. The scope of this proposal should also consider a second developmental phase at FACT, where the artists will have the opportunity to expand their research and test its applications through FACTLab’s facilities and engagement with a wide range of communities. The ultimate goal for the residency will be the research and development of new concepts in laboratory contexts. Deadline: 10 March 2017.
Art by Translation is open to young artists and curators seeking to further their research through a postgraduate program dedicated to a specific theme. The first 3 year theme is: Translation in the arts. Art by Translation is organized by three institutions: The Centre National Édition Art Image, Chatou / Pantin (CNEAI=), The École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts de Paris-Cergy (ENSAPC) and The École Supérieure des Beaux Arts TALM Angers (ESBA TALM Angers). Deadline: 29 January 2017.
Applications are open to professional visual artists working in any discipline including but not limited to: sculpture, photography, painting, installation, and video. There are three opportunities for 1 artist based in Norway/Iceland, 1 international artist and 2 Irish artists. Deadline: 14 February 2017.
Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen invites visual and media artists, art critics, theorists, and curators to apply for a fellowship in 2017–2018. Candidates can apply for one semester (October 2, 2017 – February 11, 2018 or February 12, 2018 – June 24, 2018). The fellowship can be split across two semesters. The program is based on the idea of generating and maintaining a context for production and discussion, in which artists and theorists can connect and reflect on international art and societal discourses in relation to local topics and issues. Deadline: 27 January 2017.
As part of its cultural policy which aims to support artistic creation and to promote local cultures in Tunisia, the Maghreb and the Middle East, the Kamel Lazaar Foundation each year supports a number of projects. Any natural or legal person undertaking/initiating a cultural and/or artistic project relating to art and culture in the MENA region, more particularly in Tunisia, can apply for KLF support if the applicant fulfills the conditions outlined in the present call for projects. Deadline: 10 February 2017.
This open call within the scope of Trauma & Revival: Contemporary Encounters residency programmes is conceived by kim? Contemporary Art Centre (Riga, Latvia) and Cittadellarte - Fondazione Pistoletto (Biella, Italy) under the umbrella of UNIDEE – University of Ideas. The two residencies are developed under the framework of Trauma & Revival. Cultural relations between Eastern and Western Europe, a project co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union (2015-2018). Deadline: 9 February 2017.
The target group is European animation professionals who have technical experience in the fields of graphic design, animation, story-board or lay-out and who would like to experiment with film-making in order to add to their professional skills base with a view to moving towards supervisory and managerial roles within a film-making team; animation graduates who would like to focus upon a career in film-making, and more specifically in TV projects. Deadline: 27 March 2017.
Dancing on the Edge is offering scholarships to talented dancers from Arab countries and Iran to attend a summer dance workshop programme in Amsterdam. The scholarship programme is offered in collaboration with Henny Jurriëns Foundation (HJS). HJS is the most prominent dance training institute for professional-level dancers in The Netherlands. Dancers must be below 30 years old. Deadline: 15 February 2017.
Appointed by the European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society are launching a prize to select the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. This follows the launch of a new activity in the European Commission named STARTS: Innovation at the nexus of Science, Technology, and the ARTS. Deadline: 3 March 2017.
Intersection is a commission opportunity created by Fabrica, centre for contemporary art in Brighton & Hove, and Project Art Works. The organisers believe this commission to be an innovative and challenging proposition – for the selected artist, for them as the co-commissioners and for the audiences who will encounter it. The organisers are inviting artists to apply who are living and working in the UK, EU and/or Iceland, Norway, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, Republic of Serbia, Turkey, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine. Deadline: 27 February 2017.
This seminar is being offered by the Ministry of Culture and Communications (General Secretariat, Division of legal en international affairs) within the framework of its visitor programs, implemented by the Maison des Cultures du Monde. This seminar is intended for high level English-speaking professionals (cultural structure administrators, cultural project managers, cultural managers of territorial authorities, person in charge of the elaboration and steering of cultural policies), contributing in their countries to the carrying out of cultural projects having a structuring impact on the development of territories. Deadline: 31 January 2017.
The organisers (MitOst, Stiftung Mercator, Robert Bosch Stiftung and the European Cultural Foundation) are inviting active citizens and practitioners based in Europe, including Turkey to become a member of CitizensLab. If you are active in a local citizens’ initiatives, in the municipality, in a social enterprise, in academia, in a watchdog initiative, or if you are a social campaigner, hacktivist or representative of a marginalised group become part of CitizensLab, the European network for local actors of change! Deadline: 31 January 2017.
ArtBirds is a Sino-French association managing cultural exchanges focused on Street Performances. ArtBirds calls for artists and companies who would like to perform outdoor in China. Deadline: 15 February 2017. ArtBirds est une association franco-chinoise qui organise des échanges culturels focalisés sur des spectacles de rue. ArtBirds lance un appel aux artistes et compagnies qui souhaiteraient avoir un spectacle dans l'espace public en Chine. Date limite: 15 février 2017.
Art on Campus was launched in 2013 and aims to offer a platform to visual artists who are currently not represented by art dealers or gallerists. Once a year, independent artists have the opportunity to submit projects for a building of the University at Tellstrasse 2 in St.Gallen. The applicant is not supported by a gallery, art consultant, or any other kind of art market professional. Preferably, the applicant currently studies or has concluded his/her studies at an art academy. Deadline: 22 January 2017.
Casa Vecina and the Atrio de San Francisco announce one Open Call to: architects, urbanists, designers and other cultural agents, based in Mexico or abroad, particularly experienced in the development of creative projects in large spatial scales; to participate in the selection process for the March-June 2017 term, by proposing site specific projects for the Atrio de San Francisco. Deadline: 3 February 2017.
Hospitality is one of the characteristic of this festival: artists are hosted by locals. This allows the festival organisation to save resources that they will invest to cover fees and helps to build a sincere link between locals, environment, festival and artists. The focus of the project is the relationship between dance and technology understood in a broad sense. Deadline: 31 January 2017.
Kaunas, Lithuania invites 4 artists (painter, photographer, new media artist etc.) from the CreArt Network to work for 5 weeks in Kaunas AiR in the period of February 27 - March 31, 2017. Artists should be born or resident in Arad/Romania, Kaunas/Lithuania, Genoa/Italy, Delft/the Netherlands, Harghita County/Romania, Valladolid/Spain, Aveiro/Portugal, Linz/Austria, Kristiansand/Norway, Lecce/Italy, Pardubice/Czech Republic, Zagreb/Croatia and Vilnius/Lithuania. Deadline: 3 February 2017.
This call is open to to musicians between the ages of 19-35 years who live and work in any of the following countries: Algeria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Panama, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, Serbia, Slovak Republic, South Africa, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, United States, Venezuela, Zimbabwe. Deadline: 10 February 2017.
Aarhus Center for Visual Art (Aarhus Billedkunstcenter, AaBKC) invites international curators of contemporary visual art to apply to AaBKC Residency’s Spring 2017 program. The aim of AaBKC Residency is to introduce international curators and artists to the visual arts scene in Aarhus, Denmark - the second largest city in Denmark and designated European Capital of Culture 2017. Deadline: 10 February 2017.
This competition is open for artists to propose all kind of innovative concepts and ideas in the field of visual art, interactive art, digital music/sound art, sculptural art, hybrid art, performance & choreography, architecture and photography. Artists interested in exploring the aesthetic and discursive possibilities that are derived from the connections between innovative creative practices, new materialistic approaches and synthetic biology research are invited to submit an application. Deadline: 31 January 2017.