News

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).

06.02.2017

On the Move - online survey

We are interested in the ways you use On the Move, and how On the Move's online and offline services could be improved. This survey is a concise set of questions asking you about your use and interaction with On the Move, and general preferences you have, particularly as far as online communication is concerned. Thanks for taking 10 minutes of your time before the 28th of February to fill in this On the Move survey.

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06.02.2017

Call Out: Music Mobility Fund 2017 (South Africa and SADC countries)

This tour funding mechanism offers opportunities for professional South African musicians to undertake live music tours in South Africa as well as other Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries. The fund provides support to live music performances, collaborations and performance-based workshops. Deadline: 26 February 2017.

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06.02.2017

20th edition of International Festival of Alternative Theatrical Expression - FAKI (Croatia) > Call for applications

As a festival of alternative theater, street theater, performance, off- and low-budget theater, FAKI has, in the last few years, become the central place for an overview of innovative, critical and independent, international theater and performance scenes.This year, the organisers invite performance, theater, dance and circus artists and collectives to apply for participation at FAKI 20, dedicated to the theme of Africa and racial discrimination against blacks. FAKI also offers art residencies three weeks prior to the festival, for final rehearsals and international premiere on the opening day. Deadline: 5 March 2017.

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04.02.2017

DLECTRICITY (Detroit, USA) > Call for applications

DLECTRICITY is back! The Curatorial Committee, selected by Midtown Detroit, Inc. and the founders of Art Detroit Now (an organization representing over 90 contemporary arts venues in metro Detroit), will select projects and performances based on a number of criteria, including artistic merit and how well it uses various media relating to light and other technologies (videos, smartphones, lasers, robots) within an urban environment. Deadline: 28 February 2017.

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04.02.2017

Curatorial Intensive, Accra (Ghana)

The Curatorial Intensive is designed to immerse participants in a rigorous schedule of seminars, presentations, site visits, and one-on-one meetings that support the process of developing an idea for a project into a full proposal. This programme is targeted toward self-motivated individuals, working independently or within institutions. Deadline: 24 February 2017.

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04.02.2017

The Institute for International Cultural Relations > The University of Edinburgh (UK) > Global Cultural Fellows

The organisers seek individuals concerned about their cultural interests and values with respect to globalization. They are looking for innovative professionals intensely engaged with their organizations and communities. They should be interested in cultural politics and the relationship of the arts to their communities. Deadline: 15 March 2017.

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03.02.2017

Artist call - Nordic Fringe Network (NFN)

The NFN member festivals focus is on emerging artists but they also welcome established artists who choose to work on the fringe of the establishment. Covered disciplines are: Performance art, Installations, Street art, Theatre, Dance, Video, Circus, Music, Comedy, Children arts initiatives etc. Deadline: 5 March 2017.

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03.02.2017

L’iselp-institut supérieur pour l’étude du langage plastique > Open call for residencies (Belgium)

In 2017, ISELP launches a new residency programme with the support of the Commission communautaire française de la région de Bruxelles-Capitale (COCOF). The residencies are conveived as situated and temporary communities leaning back at the world, but also as reflecting the diversity of the artistic scene in Belgium and more precisely in Brussels. They are designed as a space for artists, critics, theoreticians, curators who are willing to deepen a series of specific investigations on topics related to our contemporary (art) world. Deadline: 26 February 2017. (FR/EN)

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03.02.2017

Call for Proposals Nomadic Village 2017 (United Kingdom)

The organisers are calling for project proposals in the area of contemporary arts, science and activism. Participants preferably should come to the Nomadic Village with their own mobile abodes, from which they will create a small village; an autonomous environment in which people can dedicate themselves to the projects, form spontaneous collaborations and immerse in the dynamics of a micro society. Deadline: 31 March 2017.

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02.02.2017

AfricaArtLines2017 : Appel à projets ouvert / Open call for projects

Afrikayna est heureuse d'annoncer l'ouverture des #bourses de mobilité #AAL2017 (Maroc et pays en Afrique) à toutes les disciplines du spectacle vivant: musique, théâtre, danse... / Afrikayna is glad to open the mobility grants #AAL2017 (Morocco and countries in Africa) to all performing arts disciplines: music, theater, dance... Date limite / Deadline: 5 mars / March 2017.

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02.02.2017

International SOLO DANCE CONTEST - Gdansk Dance Festival (Poland)

The SOLO DANCE CONTEST 2017 is a contest for a short contemporary dance solo (contemporary dance / contemporary ballet). The International SOLO DANCE CONTEST will take place during the Gdansk Dance Festival between 5th – 9th June 2017. The Contest is to support and promote contemporary dance. Deadline: 31 March 2017.

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31.01.2017

Circostrada with On the Move > European Funded Projects 2016 Guide focused on Circus and Streets Arts

Realised by Circostrada in partnership with On the Move, the "European Funded Projects 2016" guide presents the EU-funded projects taking place over June 2015 and throughout 2016, within the European Union and beyond, in circus and street arts, and to some extent in creation in public space.

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31.01.2017

European Alliance for Culture and the Arts > No Sustainable Development without Culture

The European Alliance for Culture and the Arts appeals to include culture, arts and creative work in the the European Commission's new strategy for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development of the United Nations (the 2030 Agenda). Latest news on 31 January 2017: Read and share the Political Statement on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties.

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31.01.2017

Vacancy Announcement: Managing Director of Culture Resource (Lebanon)

Culture Resource is one of the largest independent cultural organizations in the Arab region and works in three main areas: Supporting artists, writers and emerging cultural institutions in the Arab region; Improving the conditions of cultural work politically, legislatively and economically; and, presenting and promoting important creative works to the Arab public. Deadline for the job position: extended till 28 February 2017.

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29.01.2017

Analysis of On the Move News Articles 2016 - Visual mapping

Created in close collaboration with the artist David Franklin through a staff exchange with Art Motile, On the Move is pleased to share a visual mapping of the 750+ news articles it shared on its website in 2016.This concise document presents data about the type of cultural mobility funding opportunities the network is signposting, the disciplines they cover, as well as the regional origin of funding and its various destinations in terms of regional beneficiaries.

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