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).
Within the framework of Creative Tracks, the Roberto Cimetta Fund (RCF) is launching an open call for travel grants. Individual cultural entrepreneurs living and working in the Euro-MENA geographical zone can apply for travel grants to destinations all over the world. Priority is given to cultural entrepreneurs living and working in the MENA region or the Arab and Middle Eastern diasporas. Deadline: 7 April 2017.
The Prince Claus Fund’s Ticket Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners by covering travel costs, in particular for artists and cultural practitioners living in Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, non-EU Balkans and non-EU Eastern Europe who wish to travel within these areas.
The LONGSTAY Program 2017 is now open for applications from foreign artists of all disciplines. The theme of this year’s program is ‘TOUR’. Your project plan shall relate directly to Matsudo City’s tangible place in time and space, and that takes advantage of the resources of the local area. There are no limitations placed upon the style or form of artistic output created during the program. Deadline: 31 March 2017.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to come and research, develop and produce work for 3 months in the dedicated artist’s studio in a spectacular setting overlooking The Sound of Sleat, the place which so inspired Schueler as an artist.The Scholarship is open to international artists (including Scottish and UK) working to the highest level of contemporary professional practice in a visual medium and with a particular interest in landscape and the environment. Deadline: 3 April 2017.
The IFCD supports projects that are consistent with the overall objective of the IFCD and cover the following areas of intervention that lead to structural change: the introduction and/or elaboration of policies and strategies that have a direct effect on the creation, production, distribution of and access to a diversity of cultural expressions and the reinforcement of corresponding institutional infrastructures. Deadline: 14 April 2017.
The organisers believe that the stakeholders from the culture and creative sectors – artists, cultural and creative entrepreneurs and companies, public institutions, other professionals as well as researchers – are essential actors in shaping a better society. Thus, the NICE Award 2017 invites individuals, teams and organizations from the cultural and creative sectors to propose surprising and experimental solutions for helping shape an inclusive society in this high speed world of digital and global disruption. Deadline: 30 April 2017.
Vermont Studio Center’s Displaced Artists Fund exists to assist visual artists and writers displaced due to natural disasters, climate change, or political turmoil or threat by providing residencies in a safe and supportive community of creative peers. Applications on a rolling basis.
In its 23 years history, ARCUS Project has invited 97 artists from 31 countries / regions, and supported their artistic projects and researches during the residence. A number of previous resident artists are now known as cutting-edge artists in the international art scene. The applicant has to be an emerging artist engaged in contemporary visual arts or other related fields and be interested in the process of activities. Deadline: 20 April 2017.
Celebrating 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, Arts Council Korea is pleased to announce an open call for young emerging artists around the world to participate International Residency Deep in the Mountains. It is an international performing (music/dance) & visual arts residency program certified by PyeongChang Culture Olympic Games is organized as a part of nurturing culture projects. Deadline: 31 March 2017.
Curated Place with SPECTRA Festival in partnership with MIRIAD at the Manchester School of Art (UK), I/O Lab in Stavanger (Norway), and Fondazione Mondo Digitale in Rome (Italy), are offering artists the opportunity to participate in a new programme and network producing and promoting light and sound artworks – exploring the meeting point of art, technology and design. The residencies are squarely focused on completing production for exhibition outside of traditional art spaces and developing the skills and networks of all involved. Deadline: 1 April 2017.
The Roberto Cimetta Fund and the Valletta 2018 Foundation relaunch a call for application to foster mobility in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The aim of the travel must show potential impact on the arts sector in a concrete, localised context. Deadline: 31 March 2017.
Leeds 2023 is seeking artistically adventurous, high quality and ambitious ideas and projects for its bid to become European Capital of Culture. The organisers want to hear from artists, makers, companies, curators, organisations, charities, communities and individuals about programmes, art work, events and exhibitions that could contribute to 365 days of European Capital of Culture programme in Leeds in 2023. Ideas do not need to come from to artists and organisations working in the cultural sector. Deadline for the expression of interests: 28 March 2017.
The Fund is designed with applications from UK organisations in mind, but any organisation is eligible to apply. Grants are available to applicants working with local partners in one or more of the Fund’s target countries: Afghanistan, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Iraq, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey and Yemen. Deadlines for the large grants (expression of interest): 31 March 2017 and for the small grants: 21 April, 21 July 2017 and 20 October 2017.
La Représentation en France de la Commission européenne lance un appel à propositions visant à identifier et soutenir des projets qui accompagnent et amplifient la communication institutionnelle sur l’Europe en France. Date limite: 27 mars 2017.
Malta is currently facing an extraordinary cultural renaissance that is strongly contributing to place its name at the centre of the international map. The Interartive magazine invites scholars, critics, curators and artists to participate in this special call. Deadline: 30 April 2017.