Check the events On the Move will take part in – as an organiser, contributor, facilitator, evaluator etc. – in this most updated list of events. This list is updated based on the news related to the coronavirus.
All sectors are affected by the coronavirus pandemia but we are very much aware that the alternative and independent art scene is / will be particularly under pressure. This list of resources, done in partnership with Circostrada, is updated on a daily basis since 14 March 2020. This list is by no means comprehensive and can be easily enriched thanks to your feedback and proposal to include new resources. Feel free to email us any initiative related to one of the sub-topics at mobility(at)on-the-move.org.
Disability and the Performing Arts Sector in Europe: Building Knowledge, Sharing Experience, Looking for Solutions - Survey
This survey is the first of its kind – in terms of scope and target groups – to be run at the level of Creative Europe countries and Switzerland.Th ere are around 40 questions, most of them multiple choice. Your contribution should take about 15 minutes and will be all the more important in a context where cultural accessibility are being challenged by the Covid-19 crisis and the realignment of support systems. Deadline: extended till 30 October!
Mobility Information Points (MIP) are information centres and/or websites in several European countries, and one in the USA, who aim to tackle administrative challenges that artists and cultural professionals can face when working across borders. Relevant issues can be around visas, social security, taxation, customs etc. Know more about them and other resources to ease your mobility. The webpage is updated with coronavirus's related information.
Alongside the Mobility Info Points (MIP), some On the Move's members (organisations and individual) have set up a working group on (En)forced mobility to share practices, common actions, advocacy tools and when opportunities arise, to share their experiences in public sessions. Discover more about its first activities (report and meeting) as well as additional resources.
In response to the impact felt by the cultural sector as a result of the Covid-19 global health crisis, the organisers have reframed their initial residency project and transformed it into a purely digital one. The French and German cultural centres based in Scotland are inviting three contemporary artists based in France, Scotland and Germany to apply for this digital residency programme taking place between November 2020 and December 2021. Deadline: 9 November 2020.
Le·la Responsable de la programmation culturelle est chargé·e de la conception globale de la programmation et de la mise en œuvre des événements, en phase avec le projet d’établissement et la mission de la Cité internationale des arts. La programmation doit à la fois être le reflet de la variété des pratiques et des profils d’artistes accueillis en résidence, tout en donnant à voir les axes stratégiques de l’établissement. Date limite : 15 novembre 2020.
The Cultura en Vena Foundation in Spain has launched Emergency Culture, a call for young European creators working in visual arts and literature. The programme aims to stimulate artistic creation that affirms the social and transformative role of culture in the field of health and well-being. After an open call for proposals on social media, the selected works will be exhibited in hospitals of the Spanish public healthcare system. The call is open to visual artists, writers, poets and creators living in Europe. Candidates must be between 18 and 35 years old. Deadline (extended): 11 November 2020.
enoa > Immersive Residencies for Artists Without Significant Opera Experience (Belgium, Serbia, Bulgaria, UK, France, Portugal)
Enoa – the European Network of Opera Academies is organising an immersive residency programme offering support, mentorship and mobility for artists without significant opera experience. There are eight residencies with hosting institutions in six countries. The programme runs February 2021 - May 2022. Applicants should be experienced artists based in Europe who are highly interested in the development of opera creation / interdisciplinary musical and artistic forms but have no significant opera experience. Deadline: 27 November 2020.
Artreach > Commissions to Create Installations for Public Toilets as Part of Liberty UK Leicester (UK)
As part of Liberty UK Leicester, ArtReach will commission 5 artists to create imaginative and artistic installations with strong social messages in public toilet spaces across Leicester City Centre. This exhibition will take place 22 February – 29 March 2021 and is part of an international collaboration, Accessible Art for All. Artists will also be required to deliver a series of online or live workshops in advance of the exhibition. Applicants can be individuals or collectives but must be resident and have the right to work in the UK or another European country. Deadline: 9 November 2020.
In 2021/2022, the Textile Center in Blönduós, Iceland will award two textile artists based in the Nordic-Baltic region with a two-month scholarship to develop and present new work in Iceland, lead a community workshop, connect to international networks and gain insight into Icelandic textile tradition and innovation. One residency will take place January - December 2021 (June excepted), and the other in early 2022. Deadline: 31 October 2020.
CURRENT is an international festival for art in urban space. The first edition will take place in Stuttgart in September 2021. Installations, performances, discussions and workshops set out to explore the connection between art, architecture, and urban planning. The curatorial team invites applications from collectives as well as individual artists whose work deals intensively with urban space to engage in a close exchange with neighbourhoods in Stuttgart. Deadline: 27 November 2020.
Amant’s NYC Residency Programme enables practitioners to pursue their individual artistic goals while also being closely integrated into the organisation’s wider community programming during a three-month stay in New York City. The residency welcomes applications from around the world from both emerging artists and from artists with professional standing in their field. Deadline: 18 December 2020.
British Council > Connections Through Culture: Support for Online Collaboration Between the UK and Southeast Asia
Connections Through Culture (CTC) is an arts grants programme run by the British Council in the UK and East Asia. For the 2020-2021 part of the programme, they will be supporting online collaboration projects between Southeast Asia and the UK. In October 2020 they will be accepting applications for Connections Through Culture UK-Southeast Asia Online Grants. Projects will need to be completed between January to June 2021. Deadline: 8 November 2020.
The International Association of Puppet-Friendly Cities (AVIAMA) gathers cities and local governments of the world around puppetry to create a real network of cooperation and exchange. Their grant programme helps to support cooperation projects, with cost of travel generally an important part of the support: the main purpose of the grants is to assist in travel and stays at AVIAMA member cities. Deadline: 11 January 2021.