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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).

03.12.2020

European Investment Bank Institute > Artists Development Programme – Thematic Calls (Luxembourg)

For the 2021, edition of its Artists Development Programme (ADP), the EIB Institute is issuing two thematic calls: ‘Disruption: The Imprint of Man’ and ‘Climate Action in the Wake of COVID-19: Build Back Better’. Selected artists will be awarded a residency in Luxembourg between early May and end of June 2021. Applicants should be EU nationals born after 1 January 1986. Deadline: 10 January 2021.

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03.12.2020

COAL Prize 2021 – ‘Forest’ (France)

After a 2020 edition under the theme of Biodiversity, the COAL Prize dedicates its 2021 edition to the crucial issue of forests as the centre of the climate crisis and ecological transition. In addition to a grant the winner of the Prize will receive an artist residency at the Museum of Hunting and Nature at the Belval Domaine, property of the François Sommer Foundation, in France. Deadline: 1 March 2021.

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03.12.2020

Mur.at > ‘Paradigm Shifts’ Artist Residency (Austria)

Mur.at, a netart and digital culture initiative in Graz, Austria, is calling for applications for a fully funded two-month artist residency, running 1 March – 30 April 2021. This residency programme offers the opportunity to develop and adapt existing artworks, and connects the artist to the mur.at community to research, develop ideas, collaborate with others and produce digital artworks. Deadline: 10 January 2021.

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03.12.2020

Ibrida Festival of Intermedia Arts > Open Call for Live Performances (Italy)

Ibrida Festival will be held in April 2021 in Forlì, Italy. The festival is particularly focused on video art, live performances, AV performances that have video as an important part of the exhibition, and from this year, installations and virtual reality. The festival has issued an open call for works and will support live performances to appear the festival. Deadline: 26 February 2021.

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03.12.2020

ULYSSES Platform > ULYSSES Ensemble Programme for Young European Musicians (France, Spain)

An initiative of the ULYSSES Network, the ULYSSES Ensemble will bring together 14 young musicians to tour from June to October 2021, visiting several European academies and festivals (ManiFeste, Fondation Royaumont, Festival Mixtur). Applicants should reside in Europe and be born after 1 January 1989. Deadline: 12 January 2021.

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01.12.2020

Pilecki Institute > Open Call: Exercising Modernity ‘We were/are the Future’ (Online / Israel, Germany, Poland)

The Exercising Modernity Academy is a programme of intellectual and artistic exchange devoted to the ways in which modernities across the world have envisioned the future. It will be split into two phases: an online exchange in January and February 2021, and an planned offline series of events May-June 2021. The Academy is open to researchers specialising in the humanities, curators, architects, and artists who come from or reside in Israel, Germany or Poland. Deadline: 20 December 2020.

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01.12.2020

Future Architecture > Landscapes of Care

For this year’s Call for Ideas ('Landscapes of Care'), Future Architecture are inviting multidisciplinary emerging professionals from all over the globe to apply with transformative projects related to our built environments. Selected applicants will take part in an online exchange February 2021 and invited to participate in other events throughout the year. Deadline: 6 January 2021.

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01.12.2020

JUMP – European Music Market Accelerator > Call for Applications

Organised by a network of six acclaimed European Festival and Conventions (MaMA, Un-Convention, MIL, Athens Music Week, Nouvelle Prague and Linecheck), JUMP provides a framework for music professionals to develop innovative business models. The programme takes place March-December 2021 and is open to applicants from the 27 Member States and the UK. Deadline: 1 February 2021.

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01.12.2020

Landskrona Foto Residency (Sweden)

Landskrona Foto’s residency programme is an opportunity for a non-Swedish photographer or artist working with photography and/or lens-based media to have time and space away from their usual environment and obligations. The residency takes place over six weeks, from May 2021. Applicants are asked to present a project proposal, and are encouraged to engage in a project related to Landskrona. Deadline: 31 January 2021.

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01.12.2020

Goethe-Institut Denmark > Residency in Leipzig for Artists in Denmark, Faroe Islands, Greenland and Iceland (Germany)

Goethe-Institut Denmark have issued an open call for a three-month residency at Spinnerei Leipzig, taking place 2 August – 29 October 2021. The programme is open to visual artists working and living in Denmark, Faroe Islands, Greenland and Iceland. Deadline: 31 December 2020.

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01.12.2020

Saison Foundation > Online Research Residency Programme

Saison Foundation's Online Research Residency Programme supports creative research for international dance/performance artists who are expected to play an important role in the international performing arts scene. The programme is open to individual artists and takes place between 13 January – 24 March 2021. Deadline: 10 December 2020.

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30.11.2020

European Commission and stakeholders > Study on artists’ working conditions

The study looks at characteristics of employment of artists and cultural and creative professionals in EU Member States with regard to: artist status and entitlements, social security, self-employment, support ecosystems and alternative financing, artistic freedom, career development, measures countering the Covid crisis. The European Commission conducted this study in close collaboration with several sectoral stakeholder organisations: Culture Action Europe, IETM, On the Move, PEARLE - Live Performance Europe and Freemuse.

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30.11.2020

Zone Franche et MobiCulture > Seconde édition du Guide pratique des visas

Le 27 novembre 2020, Zone Franche a mis en ligne la seconde édition du Guide pratique des visas, dont la première édition avait été publiée en décembre 2016 lors des Transmusicales de Rennes. Cette refonte du Guide permet une compréhension. plus détaillée des avancées réglementaires et législatives en matière de circulation des artistes en Europe et dans le monde. Il donne les clés des bonnes pratiques et les outils nécessaires aux professionnels tout au long du parcours d'une demande de visa. Zone Franche a travaillé avec MobiCulture pour la rédaction de ce guide.

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30.11.2020

Protagonistic > Creative Power Award for Emerging Culture Creators

The Creative Power Award provides a pool of funding to kickstart projects, alongside a series of three mentoring sessions. It is open to any creative cultural idea that is driving social change – it could be written, visual, film, audio, theatre, or something else entirely. Applicants should be emerging creators, not salaried professionals, and have a project that will be incomplete as of 1 January 2021, and completed by 31 December 2021. Deadline: 11 December 2020.

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30.11.2020

Centre National de la Musique (France) > Chargé.e de mission Europe et Egalité Femmes / Hommes

Le CNM comptera alors un peu moins de 100 salarié.e.s de droit privé pour un budget supérieur à 50 M€. Pour faire face à la surcharge d’activités liée à cette fusion, le CNM chercher à renforcer ses équipes, notamment au niveau de l’ordonnancement. Le CNM a différents postes ouverts dont celui de chargé.e de mission Europe et Egalité Femmes / Hommes. Date limite : 11 décembre 2020.

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