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 Post-socialist Art Centre (PACT) at the Institute of Advanced Studies UCL, with support from the Getty Foundation’s Connecting Art Histories initiative, is launching a new research project entitled Confrontations: Sessions in East European Art History. Early and mid-career scholars are encouraged to apply to participate in four meetings to be held in Ljubljana/Zagreb, Prague/Bratislava, London/Paris and Warsaw/Łódź over 2019-20. Applications are particularly sought from post-doctoral researchers and early career scholars from the countries of Central and Eastern Europe inclusive of the Baltic States and the Balkans, as well as from those who study the art history of the region from further afield. Deadline: 9 November 2018.
Trans Europe Halles is a network of people who believe that creativity, grass-roots initiatives and public activism can improve our lives and societies. Within the Startup Support Programme, TEH carefully looks at the challenges each project is having and set up a tailor-made scheme to move towards a sustainable future. This year they will focus on Eastern Partnership countries, Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova, that have the potential for many inspiring cultural centres and creative hubs. Deadline: 13 November 2018.
International cultural experts share their experience, reveal the secrets of their profession to you and teach how to create high-quality cultural projects. Among the courses are online journalism, investor pitching, fundraising, digital communication, proposal writing, etc. Deadline: 9 March 2019.
Center Stage Korea (CSK), initiated and organized by Korea Arts Management Service (KAMS), is a partnership with international presenters. In cooperation with festivals, venues and networks, Center Stage Korea introduces Korea’s diverse performances to audiences around the world, thus strengthening cultural enrichment, mutual understanding and exchange in the field of arts. International presenters (in charge of a festival, venue or network) seeking to organize a program featuring Korean artists/groups can apply. Deadline: 30 November 2018.
Through sequential residencies hosted throughout the year, Hordaland kunstsenter hopes to create an ongoing forum for thinking about, reading, and disseminating forms of writing that cross thresholds between art criticism, philosophy, descriptive writing, artist’s statements, fiction, poetry, writing for performance, text art, and any other genres of writing that might be relevant. Applications are invited from all kinds of arts professionals whose work significantly involves writing, typography, text and publishing. Deadline: 30 November 2018.
The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism (ECFJ) is an experimental grant-making program that supports artists producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work for major media outlets.ECFJ supports a variety of work, including text, photography, audio and video. Artists with longer-term, research-intensive projects are also encouraged to apply. In an effort to be responsive to an ever-fluctuating news cycle, artists can apply to ECFJ for support of their work on a rolling basis.
La Fédération Léo Lagrange, association d’éducation populaire et entreprise de l’économie sociale reconnue d’utilité publique, souhaite s’ancrer davantage dans sa vocation Européenne en dotant son réseau d’une nouvelle fonction dédiée à ses activités et projets européens. Candidatez dès que possible !
ACT Festival is a call for emerging artists from the contemporary Performing arts scene. It is not just a Festival but also a Performing Arts Fair, attended by international programmers. This XVI edition will take place in Bilbao and Barakaldo (Spain) from 29th of May to 1st of June of 2019. There is a contest with different awards: ACT main award, ACT-DURI Korea award and ACT-BAD Bilbao award. Deadline: 15 December 2018.
STAGE Lab (Scientists, Technologists and Artists Generating Exploration) > Open call by the University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering
STAGE – Scientists, Technologists and Artists Generating Exploration – is a laboratory within the University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering, in which they create and develop original multimedia theatre work inspired by science and technology. For these fellowships, the organisers are ideally looking for people with hybrid interests and skills, especially scientists who have had some theatre experience, as well as theatre artists with an interest in science. Deadline: 21 January 2019 (First interviews are held on a rolling basis; as a general rule, therefore, applications should be submitted as early as possible).
The “We Are Europe Academy” is a training event for civil society activists organised by the Union of European Federalists (UEF) and the European Citizen Action Service (ECAS) in the context of the We Are Europe project supported by the European Commission’s Europe for Citizens Programme. The We Are Europe Academy will help organisations develop their practical skills and provide them with a toolbox to actively participate in the ongoing debate on the future of Europe. Deadline: 4 November 2018.
The International Forum is a 18-day scholarship programme that promotes young theatre makers from all parts of the world. The open call is aimed at theatre makers up to the age of 35 from the fields of directing, acting, design, dramaturgy, writing, music, video, performance, choreography and other artistic disciplines. The International Forum sees itself as a platform for comprehensive theoretical and practical exchange. Deadline: 15 December 2018.
La Fondation Orange souhaite élargir son action de mécénat en faveur de la musique vocale à l’international dès 2019. Pour cela, elle lance un appel à projet « pilote » en Afrique et Moyen-Orient au profit des festivals de musiques du monde dans les 16 pays Orange suivants : Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypte, Guinée, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Maroc, Niger, République Démocratique du Congo, Sénégal, Sierra Leone, Tunisie et Jordanie. Date limite : 30 octobre 2018.
Tandem Europe is a cross-border collaboration program that aims at social change through cultural innovation activities. You and your initiative, organisation, institution or social enterprise - based in one of the Council of Europe member states (plus Belarus) - are eligible to apply. With Tandem, you join a growing community of cultural innovators and social change makers, who are deeply engaged in maintaining and reshaping a common European future. Deadline: 15 November 2018.
Association à but non lucratif, subventionné par le ministère de la Culture, l'Onda encourage la diffusion, sur le territoire national, d'oeuvres de spectacle vivant qui s'inscrivent dans une démarche de création contemporaine et il stimule les échanges. L'Office National de Diffusion Artistique recherche un/e Conseillère/er international/e. Date limite : 28 octobre 2018.
The European Diploma in Cultural Project Management is a pan-European training programme arising from the will to foster cultural diversity as well as transregional and transnational cultural exchanges. Each year, around 25 professionals from +/- 20 countries are taking part in the European Diploma. Since 1989, more than 570 cultural managers from 45 countries (from Europe mainly and the Middle East, Canada, Sénégal, etc) followed this course. The programme is supported by the Council of Europe. Deadline: 15 January 2019.