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).
Producers’ Academy, International entrepreneurship models and strategies in the performing arts’ sector
The Producers’ Academy focused on International entrepreneurship models and strategies in the performing arts’ sector, will gather in Brussels on 10-13 May 2017, 23 international producers and cultural entrepreneurs as well as 7 experts. The Producers' Academy is a project by CIFAS, On the Move, MoDul and Kunstenfestivaldesarts. The event is organised within the scope of Creative Tracks, with the support of the European Union, Wallonie Bruxelles International, Shenzhen Design Week and the Asia-Europe Foundation.
The Arts of Africa and the Global South* programme invites artists and scholarly writers working in the visual and performing arts to apply for residencies hosted by the Fine Art Department and the NRF SARChI Chair in Geopolitics and the Arts of Africa at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. Priority will be given to artists and scholarly writers based on the African continent or within the global South, in order to shift the tendency for artistic and cultural production based in the South to be theorised by writers based in the global North. Deadline: 15 May 2017.
This residency is exclusively for resident citizens from the Arts Collaboratory countries in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. It welcomes proposals from diverse cultural agents, artists, writers, researchers, curators, and others interested in creative projects, research, and collaboration within the context of the four AC organisations in Colombia (Lugar a Dudas in Cali, Más Arte Más Acción in el Chocó, Casa Tres Patios and Platohedro in Medellín). Applications for the residency can include stays in a maximum of 2 of the organisations above. Deadline: 31 July 2017.
Dans le cadre du projet international Future DiverCities, Seconde Nature en partenariat avec le centre artistique LA CHAMBRE BLANCHE à Québec, offrent deux résidences croisées de deux mois chacune à deux artistes (un-e Français-e et un-e Québécois-e). Pendant ces quatre mois, les deux artistes sélectionné-e-s travailleront conjointement sur une œuvre ou un dispositif à dominante sonore, incorporant le Big Data et la visualisation de données. Ils utiliseront les différents modes de transport en commun et les flux dans l’espace public comme source d’inspiration et espace de diffusion. Date limite: 22 juin 2017.
IDFA DocLab is open to all sorts of works that use new media to represent reality, ranging from digital non-fiction storytelling and art to physical installations, virtual reality experiences, live performance and multimedia projects. Deadline: 1 August 2017.
The Ellen Stewart International Award will be presented to an individual artist or group of artists who work together or a theatre organization that demonstrates success in promoting social change and youth engagement through their theatre practice. Deadline: 31 August 2017.
Appel à candidatures : récolte de données et cartographies des politiques publiques du livre dans le monde arabe et en Afrique subsaharienne/Madagascar
Dans le cadre d'un travail sur les politiques publiques du livre entamé en 2017 au sein de l'Observatoire de la bibliodiversité, l’Alliance internationale des éditeurs indépendants (réseau de 400 éditeurs dans 50 pays dans le monde) lance un appel à candidatures pour les phases de récolte de données et de cartographies des politiques publiques du livre dans le monde arabe et en Afrique subsaharienne/Madagascar. Date limite: 30 avril 2017.
European Leadership in Cultural, Science and Innovation Diplomacy (EL-CSID) > EU Cultural Diplomacy in the MENA region
Drawing upon the analytical tools defined in the EL-CSID Working Paper 1, this paper assesses the willingness, capacity and acceptance sustaining EU broadly-defined Cultural Diplomacy (CD) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The resulting qualitative mapping focuses on policies and initiatives which foster regional cooperation, both around the Mediterranean and among southern countries.
The World Press Photo Foundation is looking for a dynamic and highly skilled professional to be its Manager Education. The Manager Education plays a key role in developing and implementing the foundation’s educational strategy. They have operational responsibility for the foundation’s education programs, initiatives and activities and manage the Education Program Coordinator. The Manager Education reports directly to the Managing Director. Deadline: 1 May 2017.
OPEN CALL: Collaborative art, design and technology innovation in Wearable Technology and smart/e-textiles
WEAR Sustain is organising two Europe-wide competitions in April 2017 and October 2017, to develop what could or should be considered Next Generation Wearables and smart textiles that are critical-ethical-aesthetic. The programme is seeking applications from teams in art or design to work with technology or engineering entrepreneurs to co-innovate. We aim to support strong, well developed ideas and take prototypes to the next level. Deadline: 30 May 2017.
Running for nearly a decade, Connections through Culture is a long-term programme to develop exciting cultural collaborations between artists and arts organisations, supporting long-lasting relationships between China and the UK. The programme offers support, information, advice, networking opportunities and development grants to artists and arts organisations in China and the UK. Application deadlines: Friday 5 May 2017, Friday 4 August 2017, Friday 3 November 2017 and Friday 2 February 2018.
Over the past two decades, through a number of open calls, Artangel has invited UK-based artists to share ambitious ideas to transform the cultural landscape. The resulting commissions have been ground-breaking works in performance, film, installation, and radio, each situated in an unexpected place in the UK. In 2017, the organisers are shifting the focus from physical location to networked space to commission and produce a major project that can be experienced anywhere in the world. Deadline: 30 April 2017.
Madrassa supports innovative, independent curatorial practices that look beyond the dominant dynamics and modes of production, and seek to render art more accessible to all. It explores socially engaged visual arts practices, promotes collaborative projects and rich transnational exchange, and offers a platform for experimentation to the region’s emerging curatorial talents. There is no age limit and no restriction in regards to nationality but participants shall be active in North Africa and/or the Middle-East.Deadline: 5 May 2017.
Marché des Arts du Spectacle Africain (MASA) 2018 : Appels à candidatures des groupes artistiques (Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire)
1993-2018 le MASA a 25 ans. 25 ans, ça se fête. Du 10 au 17 mars 2018, se tiendra à Abidjan, la 10ème édition du Marché des Arts du Spectacle Africain (MASA). Les disciplines couvertes sont: Conte, Danse, Humour, Musique, Théâtre. Date limite: 31 août 2017.
The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is launching Mobility First!, a new fund to support the travel of Asian and European artists and cultural professionals between Asia and Europe. ASEF invites applications from individuals and arts organisations at least two months in advance of the event for which mobility support is being sought. Selection is through competitive open calls.