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).
Call for Residency : Research grant Chaire Global South(s) at la Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (France)
For the second year in a row, Villa Vassilieff and the Collège d’études mondiales / Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme are launching a call for applications for a research residency dedicated to Non-Western based researchers in the humanities and social sciences. They will favour research projects questioning the role of art as a tool for mediation, reflection or action in situations of crisis. Three areas of research will be particularly concerned: Feminist approaches and gender studies ; Decolonial issues ; Climate change and natural disasters. Deadline: 2 January 2018.
To continue developing Liveurope and to make sure that the activities are visible to the public and to the international music community, an extremely motivated and very professional team is required in its coordination unit based in the internationally renowned venue Ancienne Belgique, one of the founding members of the initiative. Deadline: 29 November 2017.
Horizon 2020 > Inclusive and sustainable growth through cultural and creative industries and the arts
Proposals should explore the conditions for a successful CCI sector, considering business models, resilient strategies and innovative solutions to boost sustainable employment and growth in the sector, and their interactions with research and development processes, especially for the self-employed and micro enterprises. Deadline: 13 March 2018.
The IWPA 2018 Award is a photography award organized by the International Women Photographers Association, Antidote Art and Design and Myartspy. Canon Middle East is the official sponsor and Alliance Française Dubai its institutional partner. IWPA’s goal is to provide a platform for women photographers to exhibit their work to a wide and diverse audience, to gain global recognition and to boost their careers creatively and professionally. Last year’s edition received 784 submissions from 84 countries. Deadline: 15 December 2017.
FRIDAY ISLAND is looking for artists (from Luxembourg and abroad) working in any medium (performing arts, fine arts, video/film, literature, etc.) for its next event, February 23rd, 2018 – Theme: FREEDOM OF THE BODY. Deadline: 22 December 2017.
The two calls are for Modern Artistic Latin Performances and Siglo de Oro Period Theatrical Performances. The Festival brings theatre companies from all over the world to perform works from the 16th and 17th centuries, known as the Golden Age of Spanish art and culture; however, this year the organisers are expanding the festival to include modern works. Deadline: 15 December 2017.
CircusNext PlaTForm est un dispositif de soutien pour les auteurs émergents de cirque contemporain en Europe. Les candidats doivent être résidents en France et monter la production de leur spectacle principalement en France, ne pas être en formation en école de cirque, ne pas avoir déjà été lauréat d’une précédente opération Jeunes Talents Cirque / CircusNext, être en mesure de présenter une maquette de leur projet lors de la semaine de sélection et être disponibles pour la semaine de sélection et les présentations publiques au TCI à Paris. Date limite: 4 décembre 2017.
Bridge between European Culture Centres (BECC) is an ENCC training, exchange and mentoring programme dedicated to staff members of cultural centres. It aims to facilitate their international work experience and thus the acquisition of new competences and skills, crucial for providing better services to their community and audiences. The topic of ENCC flagship training and staff exchange programme this year: “Cultural management & the digital shift. Using the digital process for outreach and increased participation.” Deadline: 23 December 2017.
Mobility funding in Kosovo is a guide written by Tamara Bračič Vidmar, Bunker, Ljubljana & Balkan Express Network and supported by On the Move.
A 12-week part time paid internship at Beurschouwburg initiated and supported by Mophradat. The applicant (based in Brussels for one year at least) should have at least 3 years of experience in a field of contemporary (performing) arts. Deadline: 3 December 2017.
The French Artist in Residence - FAR Bundanon-Australia program is open to individual arts professionals who are French citizens but not residents in Australia. Are particularly encouraged to apply artists from New Caledonia and French Polynesia to apply. The residency is for artists working in all disciplines: film-makers, visual artists, writers, performers, producers, directors, composers, new media artists and curators. It can be for research and development or for the creation of new work. Deadline: 11 December 2017.
La Petite Escalère et voyons voir | art contemporain et territoire > Résidence croisée art contemporain et paysage (France)
La Petite Escalère et voyons voir | art contemporain et territoire lancent un appel à candidature pour une résidence croisée au printemps 2018 dont l’objectif est l’exploration de deux territoires marqués par la prégnance de l’eau en tant qu’élément naturel structurant du paysage et de l’activité humaine. Il s’agit de proposer à un artiste de découvrir et interroger deux sites, dans leurs différences et leurs rapprochements - histoires, paysages, usages et pratiques - comme deux défis, deux terres d’imaginaire et de création. Date limite: 26 novembre 2017.
Workshop on World Heritage, Sustainable Development and Civil Society (Belgium) > Call for participants
This workshop aims to identify concrete approaches and models to implement the UNESCO policy on sustainable development and World Heritage, through a workshop involving civil society. This workshop also aims to find innovative ways of involving civil society to help implement the policy. This workshop is open to activists, members of civil society, academics and professionals with expertise in sustainable development or cultural and natural heritage, or people with expertise and interests in social, economic or environmental issues. Deadline: 6 December 2017.
The Gonzervatory, an 8-day residential music performance workshop, is open to every musician 18 or older, from all parts of the world who write and perform their own materials regardless of experiences, language and instrument (composing instrumentalists, singer-songwriters, rappers, producers…). Deadline: 1 December 2017.
Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives - Central european University > Aaron Swartz Fellowship (Hungary)
The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives (Blinken OSA) at Central european University, one of the initiators of the open Access movement awards a fellowship each year either to an unconventional technology expert early in his/her career, or a scholar or activist working at the intersection of humanities, social sciences and technology studies or technological solutions. Deadline: 31 December 2017.