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).
International presenters – whether festivals, venues or networks – are invited to apply for grants to present Korean artists / artistic companies within the period January 2020 – December 2021. Deadline: 22 November 2019.
RIXC's 'Risk Change' Residency programme welcomes applications from artists who are critically exploring the topics of migration and ecology. Residencies last one month and can be taken at RIXC's main base in Riga or at their Rural Lab in the Latvian countryside. Deadline: 1 November 2019.
The Helsinki International Curatorial Programme (HICP) offers residencies in Helsinki for curators of contemporary art. In 2020 there will be one-month residencies offered in April and September. Applicants should have at least 2-3 years professional experience in curating, either within an institutional context or independently. Deadline: 31 October 2019.
NEF Animation supports writing and creative research in the field of animated film by developing artist residency programmes that encourage international mobility. In 2020, there will be two residency periods: April 2020 and October 2020. Deadline: 4 November 2019.
The 2019 Europeana Research Grants Programme supports events that bring together cultural heritage professionals and researchers interested in digital cultural heritage. Grants are intended for cultural heritage and/or research institutions based in the EU member states (with some exceptions). Deadline: 31 October 2019, 23:59 CET.
Applications are now open for Sundance Institute’s 2020 Theatre Lab. The organisers invite you to bring your current unfinished project – no matter the genre or topic – and get the time and space you need to experiment with it. Running 6-26 July 2020 at Sundance Mountain Resort, Utah, USA. Open to artists from the US and Middle East / North Africa region. Deadline: 1 November 2019, 5.00pm EST.
Moving closer to the end of the negotiation period, the withdrawal of the UK from the EU is pending. This article compiled by Marie Fol, On the Move Board member, provides an overview of relevant publications and information from both the UK and the EU sides, specifically focused on the cultural sector. More practical information should follow here once there is more clarity about the next steps.
The pioneering international initiative Keychange has launched an open call to find the next cohort of participants who will take part in an impactful capacity building and talent development programme throughout 2020. Applications are open to artists (writing & performing their own music) and industry professionals (working in music) in Canada, Estonia, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and the UK. Deadline: 30 October 2019.
Call for projects 2020-2021 for cooperation between Québec and the Nordic countries in the areas of Culture, Society, Research and Innovation
The Government of Québec and the Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM) invite eligible applicants 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. Deadline: 25 November 2019.
Travers > Open call for artists in the fields of music, architecture, sound, visual arts, film and performing arts (Denmark)
TRAVERS is a two-year laboratory for artistic practice and theory, and a journey of exploration into cross-artform creation. This is the call for the third round of TRAVERS, which will take place at the international arts centre Copenhagen Contemporary between 27 May – 6 June 2020. The third, and currently the last, camp will explore the theme CONFRONT THE FUTURE. Deadline: 8 November 2019.
The organisers would like to give committed, internationally active artists the unique opportunity to work in a collaborative community of researchers and students and to use the university’s resources for artistic and creative projects for a 6-month period. The overall focus of the programme is primarily on technology as a resource, as a means of distribution and as an element of discourse. In the first of three planned funding periods (2019–2022), the Lab’s guiding theme is “Artificial Intelligence and Social Transformation.” Deadline: 30 November 2019.
VisionarIAs is a project from the Fundación Zaragoza Ciudad in collaboration with the Ayuntamiento de Zaragoza, forming part of the European Laboratory for ARTificial Intelligence, co-financed by the Creative Europe programme from the European Union. This open call is for artists and creators that want to create work or develop projects that exist within the field of Vision and visuality of machines as well as Creativity and Artificial Intelligence. Deadline: 4 November 2019.
L’Office franco-québécois pour la jeunesse (OFQJ), en partenariat avec le Ministère de la culture (DGMIC), Business France et le Consulat général de France au Québec, accompagne du 15 au 22 novembreune délégation française d’entrepreneurs culturels aux deux grands rendez-vous des industries culturelles et créatives de Montréal : le HUB Montréal et le salon MEGA MIGS. Date limite : 24 octobre 2019.
Salzburg Global Seminar is seeking mid-career professionals who have the aspiration and potential to be the next generation of senior leaders in mediating peace and promoting reconciliation. The call is also open to artists and cultural innovators, who serve as creative practitioners and designers across disciplines to harness the transformative power of the arts for inclusive societal change. Deadline: 31 October 2019.
The third edition of the ETC Artist Residency Programme offers 7 scholarships for emerging stage directors and dramaturges for a duration of 4 to 8 weeks, between December 2019 and June 2020, at ETC Member Theatres.The selected participants will join the creative team of a theatre production process as assistant or second assistant directors or in the dramaturgy department, gaining insights into new working methods and discovering the daily routine and structures of a European public theatre. The ETC Artist Residency Programme supports international cooperation, fosters new perspectives and professional artistic experience. Deadline: 20 October 2019.