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).
Arterial Network, a pan-African network of artists, organisations and institutions engaged in the African creative sector, with its Continental Secretariat based in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, is recruiting for the following positions: an Administration and Finance Officer and a Communications Officer. Deadline: 27 October 2017.
The Fonds national d’art contemporain is France’s state-owned collection of modern and contemporary art acquired from living artists over the past 225 years. Today’s collection, assembled from purchases, gifts and commissions, holds over 100,000 artworks that the Cnap is responsible for enriching, conserving and distributing in France and overseas. The grant invites candidates to conduct research on the latest contemporary issues and use the Cnap collection as a source, a medium and an instrument. It is also an opportunity to demonstrate knowledge on the collection. Proficiency in French is strongly recommended for candidates. Deadline: 19 November 2017.
Festival Belluard Bollwerk International and Migros Culture Percentage (Switzerland) > Call for projects 'Solitude'
Selected projects will show either in the festival’s main venue - a medieval fortress - or in another appropriate venue. All forms of artistic expression will be considered. The more interdisciplinary the better! An international jury will select the projects that will receive a production grant of between CHF 2,000 and CHF 12,000. These will then be produced within the framework of the 35th Belluard Festival (28th June to 7th July 2018) in Fribourg, Switzerland. Deadline: 10 December 2017.
The call for application is exclusively open to artists from all over the Indian Ocean (the list of eligible countries is in the application form). Deadline: 30 November 2017. L'appel est exclusivement ouvert aux artistes venant de l'océan indien (la liste des pays éligibles est dans le formulaire de candidature). Date limite: 30 novembre 2017.
ifa and KfW Stiftung (Germany) > Curators' residency: Movement & Migration Beyond Colonial Borders (working title)
The curatorial approach for this Open Call is to show counter-narratives that challenge current aesthetics within diverse discourses of movement and migration. What are the artistic/curatorial strategies and practices that deal actively with the transformation of the status quo and enable us to think about other possible futures and new perspectives? Curators are invited to curate the exhibition and to co-curate the public programme during their residency. Cooperations with other institutions or partners are welcome. Excellent emerging curators from/based in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia can apply. Deadline: 15 November 2017.
This programme is designed to generate new cultures together within Asia. Grants are provided to successful collaborative projects conducted by organisations and professionals in Japan and ASEAN. Deadline: 1 December 2017
La Fondation Camargo, située à Cassis, a été créée par l’artiste et philanthrope Jerome Hill. Il s’agit d’un lieu de résidence dédié à l’art et aux sciences humaines et sociales. Dans un environnement de qualité, elle offre le temps et l’espace pour réfléchir, créer et échanger. La Fondation accompagne le travail d’artistes, de chercheurs et de penseurs dans les domaines des arts et des sciences humaines et sociales. Le poste est un CDI du 3 janvier au 31 juillet 2018. Date limite: 5 novembre 2017.
Magnum Foundation’s Photography and Social Justice Programme expands diversity and creativity in the field of documentary photography through capacity-building and critical explorations of photography and social change. Each year, the programme supports a diverse, international group of Photography and Social Justice Fellows who are passionate about challenging injustice, pursuing social equality, and advancing human rights through photography. Deadline: 30 November 2017.
CreArt. Network of Cities for Artistic Creation > Call for artists > KATARZYNA KOZYRA artistic workshop (Poland)
The municipality of Lublin invites artists born or resident in any of the cities taking part in “CreArt. Network of Cities for Artistic Creation” project to participate in the three-day KATARZYNA KOZYRA ARTISTIC WORKSHOP in Lublin. It will be an inspiring meeting with the Artist sharing specific experience, style of work and areas of interest. Are eligible to apply: local artists – born or resident – in Valladolid - ES, Genoa and Lecce - IT; Liverpool - UK; Clermont - Ferrand and Rouen FR; Zagreb - HR; Kaunas -LT; Lublin and Katowice -PL; Aveiro - PT; Skopje – MK. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
For its 7th edition, the François Schneider Foundation in Wattwiller (France) launches the “Contemporary Talents 2017” Competition in order to discover, accompany and reveal new talents at the general public and to support the contemporary creation on the theme of water. The competition chooses each year 7 laureates among a thousand of candidatures and it is open to candidates of all nationalities, all ages, and in all disciplines related to visual arts. Deadline (extended): 1 November 2017.
YARAT Residency is open for artists who are engaged in open, research-based practice across disciplines and show an interest in discovering the Caucasus region. The programme engages residents in discussions with fellow artists and international arts professionals, as well as travel around Azerbaijan. Artworks resulting from the residence are exhibited at the ARTIM Project Space, Baku. YARAT Residency programme is predominantly conducted in English. Deadline: 30 October 2017.
Since 2009 the Bioartsociety is organizing the Ars Bioarctica Residency programme together with the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station of the University of Helsinki in the subarctic Lapland. Until now more than 100 artists, scientists, and practitioners have been developing work at the Station on topics related to biology, ecology and life sciences. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
FUNDACIÓN BILBAO ARTE FUNDAZIOA seeking to promote actions to help young creative artists, is working with FUNDACIÓN BILBAO BIZKAIA KUTXA, BBK, in issuing this call for applications for art project grants. The idea is to provide material and financial aid, as well as assistance for the production of artistic projects. This call seeks to encourage the production of art and the development of proposals in all individual and group artistic disciplines, on the understanding that the projects funded must be undertaken in 2018. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
En collaboration avec les BIS de Nantes - Biennales internationales du spectacle – et RIDEAU – Regroupement des diffuseurs du Québec – l’OFQJ - l’Office franco-québécois pour la jeunesse - et LOJIQ – Les Offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec - organisent un projet croisé de délégations de jeunes professionnels qui participeront aux Rencontres des jeunes professionnels francophones du spectacle. Si vous êtes français/e ou résidez en France, êtes diffuseur/se, programmateur/trice ou journaliste dans les arts de la scène, et avez moins de 35 ans, candidatez avant le 29 octobre 2017!
Sapporo is one of the world’s more unique cities of its size, as its 2 million residents live in cold, snowy conditions for a good portion of the year. This winter programme is open to two visuals artists through the exhibition programme and the community programme. Deadline: 12 November 2017.