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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).

14.01.2019

ALTOFEST 2019 (Italy) – 9th Edition: To give rise to a Human/Urban Regeneration

Proposals may refer to one or more finished and already debuted works. Works must be original. Subject, contents and themes of the proposals are free. Proposals will be considered only if regarding Live Arts field (theatre, dance, performance, and their cross-disciplinary declinations). All professional artists can apply, with no distinction among nationality, language or age. Deadline (extended): 27 January 2019.

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12.01.2019

Construir el relato artístico para la movilidad

Construir el relato artístico para la movilidad es una guía práctica para profundizar en la creación de una narrativa de la actividad cultural o artística propia, de manera que sea completa, sintética, rigurosa y, a la vez, diferenciada. Un relato que sirva a las organizaciones de las artes en vivo presentar sus proyectos de una manera global, a audiencias desconocedoras de él, pero potenciales socios, clientes, colaboradores o financiadores.

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12.01.2019

Touring Artists > Status of the Artist and Contracts

In the January 2019 touring artists newsletter, focusing on “Status of the Artist and Contracts”, the team interviewed three experts on the question “self-employment, liberal profession or business?”: read the contributions by Sophie (DutchCulture*) and Martina (CzechMobility.Info / Arts and Theatre Institute*) – next to the one by TA colleague Sebastian (touring artists* helpdesk service) – on this tricky question.

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12.01.2019

Studio das Weiss Haus (Austria) > Artist in Residence 2019

This call is addressed to international artists who work in the field of installation in combination with sound, video and performance art. The main selection criteria will be the proposed exhibition concept. The initial concept for the circular exhibition space in das weisse haus should focus on the idea of a vivid space that changes throughout the duration of the exhibition. Therefore the presentation may also have a discursive, site-specific and/or participatory format. In addition, the exhibition should relate to current topics, addressing socio-political issues, questioning curatorial practices, or dealing with participatory processes. Deadline: 1 February 2019.

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11.01.2019

New fund to strengthen links between Scottish artists and Europe

British Council Scotland and Creative Scotland are seeking proposals for bids to their £100k partnership fund to support individuals and organisations working in the Scottish arts sector tostrengthen relationships with counterparts in Europe. Deadline: 21 January 2019.

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11.01.2019

Artlink (Ireland) > Open call for residencies

Artlink is an artist-led organisation, run by a team of professional artists working from onsite studios in Dunree.Artlink’s Mission is to link artists to the community and the community to art by devising and delivering innovative art projects resulting in exhibitions, public art and community projects. Artlink are seeking four Visual Artists to take part in artist residencies in Fort Dunree, Donegal, Ireland, in 2019. Applications are open to professional visual artists working in any discipline. Deadline: 14 February 2019.

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11.01.2019

Asian Arts Media Roundtable (Singapore)

The Asian Arts Media Roundtable is a two-day meeting organised by ArtsEquator Ltd of arts editors, publishers, reviewers, arts journalists, critics, bloggers, podcasters, videocasters, academics and arts makers from Southeast Asia, East Asia and Asia-Pacific. Can apply: participants from Southeast Asia, East Asia and Asia Pacific who are involved in critical discourses about the performing arts, published in print and broadcast media, websites, blogs, podcasts and video casts, magazines, journals, social media etc. Academics, researchers and art makers interested in issues related to reviewing and criticism, audience engagement and arts media are also welcome. Deadline: 30 January 2019.

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10.01.2019

IETM Meeting Satellite (Milan) > Travel grants for IETM members

Travel grants are intended to provide financial assistance to IETM members for their participation in IETM meetings. Check carefully the conditions. Deadline: 4 March 2019.

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10.01.2019

Open Call European ARTificial Intelligence Lab (Argentina and Austria)

Together with twelve prestigious art and cultural institutions, Ars Electronica is launching a new Europe-wide, three-year initiative: the European ARTificial Intelligence Lab.Both stablished artists and up-and-coming talents will have the opportunity to spend several weeks at the Ars Electronica Futurelab and at the Muntref Centro de Arte y Ciencia (Museum of the Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, Art and Science Center) and Laboratorio de Neurociencia de la Universidad Torquato Ditella in Buenos Aires. The competition is aimed at artists who wish to develop new artistic approaches at the interface of neuroscience and artificial intelligence. Deadline: 17 February 2019.

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08.01.2019

apexart (USA) > International Open Call for Exhibition Proposals 2019-20

The four proposals with the highest scores will be presented by the organizers in the countries specified as part of apexart’s 2019-20 exhibition season. Curators, artists, writers, and creative individuals, regardless of experience level or location, are invited to submit a proposal online for any international (or domestic) location outside of New York City and its metropolitan area. Deadline: 1 March 2019.

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08.01.2019

Bortolomiol (Italy) > residency opportunity for female land artists

Bortolomiol, a luxury winery of historical origin, offers an artist-in-residence within its own production establishment, on the suggestive hills of Prosecco Superiore. The task of the selected artist will be to produce, in this period, a land art intervention to enhance the Filandetta Park, in the light of the environmental stimuli of the context. Female artists, who speak English or Italian fluently, without any restriction of age, nationality or artistic background (with preference to land art) can apply. Deadline: 30 April 2019.

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07.01.2019

Ulysses Ensemble 2019 - call for young European musicians

Inspired by the grand tours of classical musicians travelling through Europe and the goals of training and enriching the practices of young musicians, the ULYSSES Network brings together 13 European institutions for the promotion and professionalization of young composers. With the ULYSSES Ensemble, the ULYSSES Network reached a new peak last year, concentrating its efforts on young performers in the domain of contemporary classical music. Deadline: 22 January 2019.

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03.01.2019

Prince Claus Fund > Network Partnership Grants

This year the Fund is accepting applications for the Network Partnership Programme from cultural organisations based and operating in in the following Asian countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Nepal, Yemen, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Armenia, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Azerbaijan, China, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan. Deadline: 13 February 2019.

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03.01.2019

Arts Feminism Queer (CUNTemporary) > Open call for proposals (UK) > ‘Deep Trash: Eco Trash’ & ‘Queer-feminist Ecocriticism in Live Art & Visual Cultures’

Arts Feminism Queer (CUNTemporary) is now accepting proposals for ‘Deep Trash: Eco Trash’ & ‘Queer-feminist Ecocriticism in Live Art & Visual Cultures’, which will be part of the larger programme ‘EcoFutures’, taking place in (London, UK) in April 2019. Artists, activists and theorists are invited to engage with these topics through feminist, queer and decolonial approaches to provide alternatives that draw from situated knowledges, eco-sustainable modes of living, non-exploitative human and animal relations within ecosystems, as well as speculative scenarios of imagined futures, nature-based spirituality, earth magick, feminine powers and ecosexuality. Deadline: 20 January 2019.

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03.01.2019

Horizon2020 > Societal challenges and the arts

Proposals should identify and study artistic productions that have generated new thinking, engagement and possibly action in relation to contemporary societal challenges as experienced in Europe. In doing so, they should capture and analyse motivations, philosophies, modes of engagement and impact from a comparative, geographically balanced and multidisciplinary perspective. Deadline: 14 March 2019.

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