This page introduces cultural mobility news and opportunities - with travel cost at least partially funded - at least three times a week. You can search the news by topic (funding, call, residency, training, meeting etc.) or world regions (destination).
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.
Follow where On the Move has been and will be throughout 2018 as a speaker, facilitator, evaluator, adviser, participant etc.
More Europe is looking for an Independent experienced Expert to conduct an in-depth review of cultural organisations and operators outside Europe. The Expert will map actors engaged in international cultural relations and cooperation, and research their practices. Deadline: 26 November 2018.
Beam Camp is a collaborative building and design summer camp in Strafford, NH that works with kids aged 10-17 to make the seemingly impossible possible. Beam Camp is looking for proposals from creative individuals and teams, including but not limited to Artists, Designers, Filmmakers, Architects, Builders, Engineers, Musicians, Fabricators & Technologists; Visionary ideas that culminate with a unique, ambitious, and spectacular product; Proposals that communicate a clear vision (sketches, diagrams, and other visuals are always helpful) and represent your/your team’s expertise. Deadline: 6 January 2019.
The Japan Foundation Asia Center is welcoming applications for the first round of 2019 Grant and Fellowship Programs. Exchange projects in the arts and culture, sports, intellectual exchange, and more are eligible. There are three grant programs: Grant Program for Enhancing People-to-People Exchange, Grant Program for Promotion of Cultural Collaboration and Asia Center Fellowship Program. The focus is on Japan and ASEAN Countries. Deadline: 3 December 2018.
UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowship Programme (UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme)
The Government of Japan offers 10 fellowships, to be awarded to deserving candidates from developing countries, special attention will be given to those who may wish pursue their research studies in Japan, to women, candidates from LDCs, Africa and SIDS countries. The aim of the fellowships is to support innovative and imaginative post-graduate research in four areas of development of particular interest to UNESCO. Deadline: 30 November 2018.
Darat al Funun-The Khalid Shoman Foundation is pleased to announce the open call for its 2019-20 dissertation fellowship. The fellowship was established in 2011 to encourage research on modern and contemporary art of the Arab world. The fellowship provides financial support of up to ten thousand US dollars to Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences. One to two fellowships will be granted each year. The fellowship duration must range from 4-6 months of residency at Darat al Funun in Amman, Jordan. Deadline (extended): 15 December 2018.
The Government of Québec and the Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM) invite you to submit an application for financial support to carry out a co-operation project in the fields of Culture, Society, Research and Innovation between Québec and the Nordic countries. Special attention will be given to projects involving partners between ages 25 to 35. The aim is to facilitate concrete cooperation in these areas in the long term. Projects can have a one or two year’s horizon. Deadline: 16 December 2018.
Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity > Journalist in Residence Fellowship (Germany)
The Journalist in Residence Fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity offers journalists research stays lasting between six weeks and three months. With the Fellowship focused on social, cultural and political issues, the Institute aims to strengthen the transfer of knowledge between its work and society, as well as to encourage coverage of related sociopolitical issues in the press.Applications are welcome from journalists, including freelancers, working in local, national or international media who have many years of work experience and regularly cover topics relevant to the Institute’s research programs. You should have a strong desire to immerse yourself in your chosen project in dialog with the Institute’s researchers. Deadline: 30 November 2018.
This year's edition will take 15 selected participants to Pristina, Kosovo, in March 2019, for a 3-day kickoff seminar in preparation of staff exchanges. BUILD YOUR LOCAL NETWORK (AND KEEP IT ALIVE) is the topic of the year. Training on this topic will be combined with professional development and soft skills coaching. The 2019 programme is designed by the ENCC in collaboration with trainers Dagna Gmitrowicz and Raluca Iacob. BECC is the ENCC's fully-funded capacity-building programme for cultural workers under 35. Deadline: 15 December 2018.
This is an open call for artists-in-residence projects, that is part of a broader EU funded project “OpenAgri – New skills for new jobs in peri-urban agriculture”, which will activate an Open Innovation Hub on peri-urban agriculture in the Milanese area of Cascina Nosedo. The call is for site-specific and in-vivo projects that reflect, draw inspiration from and deal with “territorial” issues typical of OpenAgri, using participatory-art language. Artistic groups or individual artists, both Italian or international, who have at least one year’s documented experience in performance or participatory art projects can apply. Preference will be accorded to groups who show a marked interest in artistic language innovation. Deadline: 1 December 2018.
For the seventh edition of the Dancing on the Edge Festival, to take place in November 2019, the organisers are looking for contemporary dance and theater performances as well as multimedia and performance installations / films / art works / artistic research. This year the organisers will approach the process of making the festival as a transparent creative process in itself, which will be developing and unfolding in conversation with artists, partners, cities and communities with a focus on a number of multi-layered questions. The group/artist should be from and/or working in the Middle East and North Africa or have a strong connection with the region. Deadline: 15 December 2018.
Transforming Narratives (Birmingham, Pakistan, Bangladesh) > Open Call Research and Development Grants 2018-19
Culture Central, Birmingham and the British Council are seeking expressions of interest from cultural and heritage organisations, artists and creative practitioners from all disciplines and heritage practitioners who are working in Bangladesh, Pakistan and UK to undertake research, artistic exchange and/or develop potential collaborations, as part of the Transforming Narratives project in Birmingham and cities in Pakistan and Bangladesh. Deadline; 23 November 2018.
Open Call 2019 A4 International Artists’ Residency Programme by ARIE (China / Japan / Thailand) > Returns in New Outlook
ARIE 2019 is calling for Chinese and international artists, curators, researchers to apply for a one to three months residency at the A4 Art Museum. In the meanwhile, starting from 2019, A4 International Artists’ Residency Program will put emphasis on the sphere of public art, such as land art, outdoor sculptures, installations, communal art etc. In addition to the program’s customary support, selected artists can, according to the proposal, obtain extra budget and the chance to install the final work in the public area of LuxeLake.
Créée en 2001 à l’initiative du Ministère de la Culture à l’occasion de l’année des arts du cirque, l’association Jeunes Talents Cirque Europe (JTCE) pilote et coordonne CircusNext, ambitieux projet de repérage et d’accompagnement d’auteurs de cirque contemporain émergents. Depuis 15 ans, JTCE a permis le repérage de 75 compagnies d’excellence qui ont marqué le secteur et ont contribué à la reconnaissance et au rayonnement du cirque contemporain en France et en Europe. Rejoignez l'équipe et candidatez avant le 20 novembre 2018.