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).
Sundance Institute > Theatre Lab for US & MENA Playwrights, Directors, Composers & Librettists (Morocco)
Artists from the United States and from the Middle East & North Africa are encouraged to apply. Theatre-makers creating in English and Arabic are encouraged to apply, but MENA artists creating in other languages will be considered. Submitted work cannot have been previously produced, but may have received prior workshops or readings. Commissioned work is eligible for submission; however, playwrights must obtain written permission from their commissioning organization prior to applying. Deadline: 1 November 2017.
Open call for artists, scholars and activists: “Power Structures and Hidden Borders” (Venice, Italy)
Selected artists and researchers will be invited to build upon existing work in a physically non-invasive way. The media with which this can be achieved includes, but is not limited to, video art projections, digital art, multi-media (augmented reality, light art, internet art), performances, audio art, guided tours, open tables and lectures. Deadline: 1 October 2017.
Arts Catalyst is particularly interested in proposals that critically approach Instagram as a medium itself and/or that look at the ecology of the city; environmental change and its impact on communities; forms of self-governance and commoning practices. Deadline: 27 September 2017.
Jeunes Talents Cirque Europe recrute un/e responsable de coordination et de production pour son nouveau grand projet européen CircusNext PLaTFoRM. / Jeunes Talents Cirque Europe is recruiting a Coordination and Production Manager for its new key project “CircusNext PLaTFoRM". Dl: 26 septembre / September 2017.
Zone Franche, le réseau des musiques du monde et le Comité Visas Artistes ont lancé le 2 décembre 2016 aux Trans Musicales de Rennes le Guide pratique des visas à l'attention des professionnels de la culture. Ce guide a été rédigé par Anaïs Lukacs, Coordinatrice de MobiCulture - membre d'On the Move - pour Zone Franche. / Zone Franche, the network of world music and the Comité Visas Artistes launched on 2 December 2016 during the Trans Musicales Festival in Rennes the practical guide to visas in France for cultural professionals. This guide, now available in English, has been written by Anais Luckas, Coordinator of MobiCulture, On the Move's member, for Zone Franche.
Nova Iskra (Belgrade/Serbie) est un lieu de rencontre unique dédié aux professionnels émergents des métiers créatifs. Cette résidence est ouverte aux designers, architectes, makers, chercheurs de ces champs disciplinaires. Une attention particulière sera portée aux projets d’expérimentation et de recherche transdisplinaires. Les postulants doivent résider et travailler en France. Date limite: 27 septembre 2017.
"Routes of Mobility and Internationalization" is a methodology for the diagnosis, analysis and planning of the processes of mobility and internationalization of the performing arts. It includes all the phases and processes that a company, organization or professionals of the performing arts and live music must complete to successfully start their opening to new circuits.
The Obama Foundation Fellows will be a diverse set of community-minded rising stars – organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and more – who are altering the civic engagement landscape. By engaging their fellow citizens to work together in new and meaningful ways, Obama Foundation Fellows will model how any individual can become an active citizen in their community. For this first class, the Foundation is seeking participants from all over the world who are especially excited about helping them design, test, and refine the Fellowship. Deadline: 6 October 2017.
ArtsLink Residencies offers artists and arts managers from eligible overseas countries a five-week residency at an established, non-profit arts organization in the US. The program is designed to create opportunities for artists and communities across the US to share artistic practices with artists and arts managers from abroad and engage in dialogue that advances understanding across cultures. Artists and arts managers working in visual and media arts may apply in October 2017 for the 2018 Residencies program. Deadline: 15 October 2017.
The Saison Foundation is a grant-making foundation established in July 1987 that supports projects and activities related to contemporary Japanese theater and dance. In order to increase the visibility of contemporary Japanese performing arts on a worldwide level, The Saison Foundation’s International Program offers the following two types of support: Ⅰ International Project Support Program; Ⅱ Saison Artist in Residence: Saison AIR Partnership & AIR for Collaboration Projects. Deadline to request an application form: 5 October 2017.
Reuters seeks to develop the next generation of photojournalists to share original, visual stories from around the world. Any passionate photojournalist or photojournalism student may apply. Reuters welcomes diverse candidates from all backgrounds and is excited to work with emerging talent who can tell stories from new perspectives. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to successfully conceive and complete their grant project. Deadline: 10 December 2017.
In 2018, Leeuwarden – capital of the Dutch province Fryslân – will be the European Capital of Culture. The theme for the Leeuwarden-Fryslân 2018 (LF2018) programme is “iepen mienskip – open community”, an approach also embraced by Tandem. This is why the organisers are joining forces with LF2018 to start a new programme: Tandem Fryslân, which will bring ideas and experiences from Frisian communities and wider Europe together. Civil society organisations, public institutions, non-profit initiatives and social enterprises that are engaged with cultural questions and innovation in their region and are based in one of the 28 EU member states or in Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, Iceland, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Macedonia (FYROM), Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Norway, Palestine, San Marino, Serbia, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey or Ukraine.Deadline: 30 September 2017.
The IETM 2018 MUNICH is organised by Meta Theater Munich / Meta Theater Services in cooperation with IETM and JOINT ADVENTURES. It is supported by Munich City Council and the Bavarian Cultural Fund. Companies and artists from German-speaking regions are invited to apply with their current artistic productions relating to the subject "Europe / Participation / Future". A jury will select the productions. Deadline: 30 November 2017.
JM International (JMIl) is the world's largest youth-music NGO with members in over 60 countries worldwide. JMI’s network of more than 40,000 annual musical activities outreaches 6 million young people, using the power of music as a tool for social change. JMI is currently looking for a highly skilled, all-round Communications Manager to join it team. It is a multifaceted, multifunctional position and JMI is searching for a candidate who has an international profile and a wide set of skills. Deadline: 1 October 2017.
The manual 'Innovation Diversity - New approaches of cultural encounter in Europe' has been compiled in the context of the international project Un-Label. In addition, 10 further best practices are introduced who have made it their task to increase awareness of the great variety in our European society, to take difference as the norm and value it as a source of productive creativity.The last chapter provides information on current criteria for the dismantling of barriers as well as a checklist designed as an aid to your own practical planning and execution of future projects.