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).
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.
Call No.1 for Web Residencies 2017 by Solitude & ZKM Curated by Tatiana Bazzichelli: Blowing the Whistle, Questioning Evidence
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.
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.
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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 - Portugal > Photography residency 'Positive change'
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.
Centre International d'Art et du Paysage (France) > Residency in art history & Residency for a research and creation work (refugees and rural context)
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.
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.
National and International Cultural and Human Rights Organizations Denounce Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration
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.