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 conference "Mobility of Aesthetics" will take place in Warsaw on 12 and 13 October 2018. The preliminary programme of the conference is now available and more detailed information will be published shortly. This International Conference is co-organized by Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute and International Theatre Institute Germany with the support of the European networks ENICPA and On the Move as well as Galeria Zachęta, Warsaw. Deadline: 15 September 2018.
The organisers (Rete delle Case del Quartiere of Turin and Gjirokastra Fundacioni) are looking for artists, designers and architects who want to take part in the BASHKË ART CAMP, an artistic residence in the historic center of the city of Gjirokastra in Albania (one of the UNESCO WOrld Heritage Site), to design public art operas that redevelop abandoned spaces in the city, in collaboration with local artisans. Deadline: 20 August 2018.
Eleusis 2021 European Capital of Culture launches Initiator, the first artist-in-residence programme fully dedicated to installation art (site specific, environments etc.). The goal of this residency is to provide space for research, experiment and production for emerging artists, aspiring to become a hub for installation art. Initiator is open to Greek and international contemporary art practitioners in the beginning of their career with interest in installation art, providing them the opportunity to live and work in Eleusis for one month. Artists from the Balkan region are especially encouraged to apply. Deadline: 25 August 2018.
Dans le cadre de son nouveau mandat sur les industries culturelles et créatives, l’Agence Française de Développement lance l’appel à projets « Afrique Créative » qui vise à soutenir l’entrepreneuriat culturel dans les pays d’Afrique. Cet appel à projets permettra d’accompagner entre 5 et 10 projets bénéficiaires sur les plans technique et financier pendant 2 ans. Afrique Créative sera mis en œuvre par un ensemblier (structure unique ou consortium) qui en assurera le pilotage et la coordination, après avoir été sélectionné via un appel d’offres. Date limite : 10 septembre 2018.
European Music Market Accelerator is looking for a Project Manager to join its team in Paris, France. The Project Manager will be part of the Parisian team of MaMA (organization of MaMA Festival & Convention) in Paris for the execution of the EU-funded project “European Music Market Accelerator”, a project that have recently been granted by Europe Creative. The Project Manager will closely collaborate with the direction of MaMA as well as the finance manager and the communication manager of the granted project, with all the project partners in Europe. Deadline: 10 September 2018.
Le groupe France Médias Monde réunit France 24, la chaîne d'information continue (en français, en anglais, en arabe et en espagnol) ; RFI, la radio mondiale (en français et en treize autres langues) et Monte Carlo Doualiya, la radio universaliste en langue arabe. France Médias Monde dispose d'un service des « financements et bailleurs internationaux » qui se compose d'une responsable et deux chargées de projets. Candidatez dès que possible pour rejoindre ce service!
L’ALCA, agence livre, cinéma et audiovisuel en Nouvelle-Aquitaine et L’Institut des Afriques (IdAf) – organisateur de l’événement « La Semaine des Afriques » -, invitent les auteurs des Afriques et d’Haïti, à soumettre leur candidature pour l’obtention d’une résidence d’écriture de 6 semaines, à La Prévôté à Bordeaux, en France. Date limite : 30 septembre 2018.
Rupert’s Residency Programme is dedicated to local and international practitioners and thinkers (such as artists, writers, curators, researchers, cultural managers and academics), providing them with the opportunity to live and work in Vilnius while developing individual projects and immersing themselves in the region’s contemporary art field. The residents can also get involved in Rupert’s Alternative Education Programme, as well as the Exhibitions and Public Programmes, where the residents can attend talks, lectures and workshops by prominent curators, artists and thinkers from all over the world. Deadline: 26 August 2018.
Culture Resource > Wijhat (Destinations) > International mobility fund for artists and cultural actors
Wijhat (Destinations) is a program developed by Culture Resource while merging the Mawa3eed and Tajwaal programs. It is designed to serve artists and cultural actors in the Arab region by offering grants of up to 8,000 US Dollars to support travel both within and outside the Arab region, thereby enabling the grantees to present their works to new audiences and to engage in new and diverse inter- and intra-Arab cultural exchange experiences. Applications are accepted throughout the year, but there are specific times for evaluating the applications and announcing the grantees.
Tbilisi Architecture Biennial is announcing a contest for public installation projects in the frame of first Biennial event “Buildings are not enough.” Various buildings and public spaces in Gldani district are planned to be the center of the dialogue about architectural and urban topics. The Biennial will include a symposium, exhibitions, interventions in Gldani public spaces, in collaborations with the local community, international architecture and urban planning experts, artists and scientists. Deadline: 24 August 2018.
For the Indo-European Residency Project Kolkata, three artists practicing different art forms (one from France, Germany and India) will work and explore the city together, for six weeks in Kolkata and one week in Santiniketan. A studio space is provided in Kolkata as well. During their stay, the artists will meet for a productive exchange with cosmopolitan and culturally interested people, artists, NGOs and others in West Bengal. Deadline: 19 August 2018.
This funding is intended for coproductions by artists in the fields of theatre, dance, music and performance art, in which hybrid and interdisciplinary formats and the use of digital media may be key components. The target group comprises professional artists and ensembles abroad and in Germany, which demonstrably lack sufficient resources to realize their coproduction project on their own. With the International Coproduction Fund the Goethe-Institut would like to support the unrestricted international and intercultural exchange of artists and their ideas. The facilitation of such an exchange and the networking it spawns among the various players are equally as important as the productions resulting from the project. Deadline: 15 October 2018.
MIMMOS 2019 – Sintra International Festival of Puppets, Masks and Objects (Portugal) > Open call for projects
The Festival program includes theater shows, street animation, workshops and exhibitions, to be presented in several locations in Agualva Mira Sintra, giving privilege to the open air presentations, contributing to a better experience of the streets and green spaces and with the mission to deliver culture to our local communities and audiences which are in need of more cultural activities. The organisers welcome projects that include workshops and community engagement. Deadline: 30 August 2018.
HIVE is a 6-month residency program hosting 20 young artists and creators from all over the world. This team of young creatives form a collaborative expedition to explore and hack the future, developing concrete solutions applied to universal issues. Energy, oceans, mobility, education, quality of life… are the kind of challenges. 5 functional prototypes will be the result of the residency. Art pieces, interactive experiences, technological solutions, social innovations, everything is possible as long as your project contribute to a more desirable future and as you work in a collaborative way! Deadline: 30 September 2018.
Without Walls supports the creation and touring of a range of exciting and ambitious outdoor projects of different genres, styles and forms by UK artists. Its main agenda is to support new work of the highest quality. Artists are invited to submit proposals for the next round of Without Walls commissions, for new outdoor arts projects in any form which will premiere and tour in 2019. Without Walls can support projects that are developed in association with International Artists, but the lead partner on the project must be based in the UK. Deadline: 4 September 2018.