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).
The Climate Action Challenge is a new global design competition calling on the creative community to submit bold, innovative solutions to combat the impacts of climate change. What Design Can Do (WDCD) and its main partners, IKEA Foundation and Autodesk Foundation, invite designers, creative thinkers and imaginative trouble-shooters from all countries and disciplines to take part! Deadline: 24 September 2017.
Depuis 1993, le Bureau Export accompagne la filière musicale française dans le développement de ses artistes à l'international, dans le domaine des musiques actuelles et des musiques classiques. Le Bureau Export recrute un(e) chargé(e) des programmes d’aides- Musiques Actuelles, qui aura pour mission de renforcer les responsables des aides financières dans la bonne conduite des programmes Export 1, Export 2 & Jazz. Date limite: 18 août 2017.
Femme ou Homme de réseaux, vous bénéficiez de plusieurs années d’expérience dans un poste de cadre dans le secteur culturel, et plus particulièrement musical, au cours desquelles vous avez développé une grande connaissance de ce milieu, de ses acteurs et de son environnement économique et politique. Date limite: 27 juillet 2017.
Strategic communications consultancy Portland has published the findings of its Soft Power 30 2017 rankings for countries around the world, based on factors ranging from culture, government, enterprise, digital and education, to cuisine, friendliness, luxury goods, foreign policy and liveability. The Soft Power 30 rankings have revealed France rising to first place, while the UK remains in second place and the US sinks to third.
Actors of Urban Change aims to achieve sustainable and participatory urban development through cultural activities and by using specific potentials of culture as driver and enabler of positive change. This is carried out by strengthening the competencies for cross-sector collaboration among actors from the cultural, public and private sectors. Through local projects, an international qualification programme, Europe-wide exchange and individual coaching, the programme participants put those skills into practice. This programme is open to individuals who are based in one of the 47 Council of Europe member states, Kosovo or Belarus.Deadline: 22 September 2017.
This residency programme is part of the “Project to Support Nurturing of Media Arts Creators” organized by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan (Bunka-cho). Emerging artists in Media Arts (Media Geijutsu in Japanese) around the world are invited to come and stay in Tokyo to create new works. Whether the works are media art, videos, games, animations, or manga, during their stay the artists will be able to experience Japanese Media Arts culture, with an additional opportunity to meet with Japanese creators to discuss their works. The aim of this programme is not only to support the creation of significant works but also to stimulate cross-cultural dialogues through Media Arts. Deadline: 19 September 2017.
Chronus Art Center (CAC) China > 2017 (Fall) Research and Creation fellowship 'Augmented virtuality''
This year Chronus Art Center (CAC) opens its Lab for the second 3-month research and creation fellowship. This programme is designed to host one international artist and researcher of extraordinary talents in the area of new media art in order to conduct research and creation at Chronus Art Center (CAC), Shanghai. Deadline: 10 August 2017.
This year, 3 artists from abroad will be invited to experience a seven week residency in some localities in Japan, each ending in a three-week residency, presentation and exhibition at 3331 Arts Chiyoda in Tokyo. Participating curators from residencies in Korea and Taiwan will nominate an artist from their respective countries. The third artist will be selected via a worldwide open call. One of the key points to qualify is to have experience in carrying out art projects and collaborating with local communities. Deadline: 14 August 2017.
Culture Resource, in cooperation with Kirkelig Kulturverksted (KKV) Norway, announces the launch of an exceptional grant to fund the development of new, original creative artistic works by Arab artists. The fund will be used to support creative projects in music, theater, dance, visual arts, and multidisciplinary productions (i.e. installations combining several of above). The selected artworks will be premiered at the third edition of the Red Zone Festival which will take place in both Norway and the Arab Region in Spring 2018. Deadline: 28 July 2017.
For IDIOMATIC, the next show of the Brussels theatre company Transquinquennal about the diversity of languages, the teams are looking for a German act/or/ress also able to speak Romanian (or able to fluently speak both languages). Transquinquennal is the artistic partner of the project “Dub It – One Voice, Many Languages” that is being developed in the frame of the European Theatre Lab by Théâtre de Liège and Teatrul Național “Marin Sorescu”, Craiova. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
CAOS an international cross-disciplinary hub for cultural and social innovation, is seeking for emerging artists from abroad, working in the fields of contemporary theatre and dance, performance or multimedia art, in order to present their work during the winter season 2018, from January to April. The organisers particularly wish to engage with works characterised by a strong commitment to artistic experimentation within socially sensitive or challenging situations. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
EWA's scriptwriter residency programme is a great initiative dedicated to supporting the next generation of screenwriting talents among EWA (European Women's Audiovisual network) members, and helping them enter the industry by working the strategic positioning of the project with the best script possible. Its purpose is offering to one selected woman scriptwriter or director the possibility to be mentored by a script consultant, to work with her before the Berlinale and to have the opportunity to attend the EFM at the Berlinale 2018 to make connections. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
The Prize will reward outstanding contributions that communicate the EU -its founding values, history, action and key benefits- to wider society, enhance citizens' understanding of the EU, broaden the ownership of the European project and build trust in the EU. Deadline: 16 August 2017.
EngageMedia, the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), and the Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA) along with key regional allies, will be hosting COCONET, a Southeast Asia Digital Rights camp, on October 22-26, 2017 in Bali or Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Various types of people are eligible to apply (particularly from SouthEast Asian countries, including media makers, video-makers, photographers, theatre practionners, painters. Deadline: 10 August 2017.
From ecological transition to degrowth and the effective use of art > Residencies at Thalie Lab (Belgium)
Based on an examination of artisanal practices and new forms of food production, the Thalie Art Foundation invites visual artists, curators, designers and chefs to submit a project on the theme of deceleration in our overly consumerist world, that explores concepts for the collaborative economy (recycling, textiles, 3D creation, food…) and has a social impact. Deadline: 31 October 2017.