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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).

20.05.2017

Appel à projets – Résidences artistiques de l’Institut français du Maroc en 2018

Destiné aux artistes issus de pays francophones et ouvert à toutes les disciplines artistiques, ce programme agit au service de la création contemporaine et de la coopération culturelle France – Maroc pour susciter une rencontre privilégiée avec les acteurs culturels locaux et les publics de l’IFM au travers de restitutions et d’ateliers artistiques. Ce programme concerne les sites d’Agadir, Casablanca, Fès, Kénitra, Meknès, Oujda, Tanger et Tétouan et permet d’accueillir une vingtaine de résidences chaque année. En 2018, une attention particulière sera portée aux projets en lien avec la jeunesse et l’environnement. Date limite: 15 juillet 2017.

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20.05.2017

Open call: First aid to documentary heritage under threat

The Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response programme (CER), and the Whiting Foundation announce a new call for proposals for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict or other disaster, whether natural or man-made. Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis until 31 December 2017 at 17:00 Amsterdam time (CET). Applications received after this deadline cannot be considered.

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20.05.2017

Ford Foundation > Program Officer, Creativity and Free Expression (USA)

Ford Foundation seeks a Program Officer (PO) to help shape and advance the Foundation’s work at the intersection of art and social justice. The PO assesses and analyzes the field of the arts to identify its key ecosystems and work with various actors to shape and influence agendas to address diagnosed problems and opportunities.

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20.05.2017

Policy and Research Officer at IFLA Headquarters (The Netherlands)

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is looking for a new Policy and Research Officer to work with Cultural and Heritage issues within the Policy and Advocacy Team at IFLA Headquarters. Deadline: 25 June 2017.

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19.05.2017

2017 Cultural Partnership Initiative Program Call for Applications (Korea)

ICHCAP’s Cultural Partnership Initiative (CPI) Program, a representative program among Korea’s cultural official development assistance programs, is offering five months’ residency (July to November 2017) to selected participants. The main objective of the program is to enhance international exchange in the ICH (international cultural heritage) field by inviting young professionals from the Asia-Pacific region. Deadline: 30 May 2017.

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18.05.2017

Platform: East European Performing Arts Companion

This book explores questions concerning both the common historical experience and the organisation of theatre life in Central and Eastern Europe, tapping into an incomparably broader topic: does something like a Central European identity exist? Published by EEPAP, it counts with three chapters focusing on Romania translated to French by IETM.

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18.05.2017

Open Society Foundations > Civil Society Leadership Awards

The Civil Society Leadership Awards (CSLA) provides fully-funded scholarships for master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities. The awards are available to citizens of the following countries: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Laos, Libya, Myanmar/Burma, Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Deadline: 15 July 2017.

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18.05.2017

National Theater of Korea in Seoul > 2017 Cultural Partnership Initiative

The National Theater of Korea in Seoul announces the 2017 Cultural Partnership Initiative with an open call for professional traditional instruments musicians (aged 25-45) from 24 countries worldwide, including 1. Vietnam, 2. Indonesia 3. Cambodia 4. Philippines 5. Bangladesh 6. Mongolia 7. Myanmar 8. Laos 9. Sri Lanka 10. Nepal 11. Pakistan 12. Ghana 13. Ethiopia 14. Mozambique 15. Rwanda 16. Uganda 17. Tanzania 18. Senegal 19. Uzbekistan 20. Azerbaijan 21. Colombia 22. Peru 23. Bolivia 24. Paraguay. Deadline: 3 June 2017.

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18.05.2017

Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral in Bad Ems (Germany) > Residential fellowships

Residential fellowships in the Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral in Bad Ems are awarded to international visual artists. Furthermore a curator fellowship is awarded to a junior academic graduate. The topic for the Balmoral residential fellowships 2018 is ‘Shaping the future. How do we want to live, love and work?’ Deadline: 30 June 2017.

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16.05.2017

Call No.2 for Web Residencies 2017 by Solitude & ZKM

The international artist residency Akademie Schloss Solitude and the ZKM | Center for Art and Media award Web Residencies three times a year. The organisers are looking for works that challenge the multiplicity and tensions of patterns and chaos – in any art discipline such as the visual, music, sculpture, games or writing. They are looking for artists who face the nonlinear and the unpredictable, who design algorithms to draft the flap of a butterfly's wings, watching out for the change of the course and the rhythm of the world to come. Deadline: 23 June 2017.

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16.05.2017

Open Call for the 4th Crystal Ruth Bell Residency - Care (China)

For the fourth edition of the Crystal Ruth Bell Residency, Red Gate & China Residencies are inviting people to apply for a funded residency in Beijing for the months of November and December 2017. The organisers are calling for people of all types of creative practices, of all passports, ages, gender-identities, abilities, and interests to send us proposals for projects to pursue in Beijing this winter around the principle of"care" - in any way the term makes sense to you. Deadline: 17 July 2017.

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16.05.2017

Music Theatre Platform Ghent - Belgium (MTPG) > Open call for applications

The Summer Academy involves a coaching of young makers, artistic teams and ensembles who are eager to develop an artistic idea within the field of contemporary music theatre and/or transmedial performance. The MTPG offers a coaching by highly renowned artists and teachers, and a professional new music ensemble with the technical and logistic support of a well-equipped production house and music venue. Deadline: 8 June 2017.

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15.05.2017

Robert Bosch Stiftung > START - Create Cultural Change (Greece/Germany)

START - Create Cultural Change is a capacity building and fellowship program for aspiring cultural managers in Greece. The program supports creative minds kick-starting cultural initiatives that generate a positive social impact on their local communities. By facilitating growth and exchange in the socio-cultural sector, START aims at creating new perspectives for young professionals in Greece and at fostering social cohesion in Europe. Deadline: 31 May 2017.

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15.05.2017

Tandem Europe - Social Innovation > Open call for applications

Tandem Europe – Social Innovation is a cross-border learning and doing programme. During their Tandem year, cultural-social initiators from all over Europe kick-start long-term collaboration with a partner from abroad. Together, they design and test new ideas by realising a pilot project for their own local environment. Eligibility is for civil society organisations, public institutions, non-profit initiatives and social enterprises that are engaged with cultural questions and innovation in their societies and are based in one of the 28 EU member states or in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia, Switzerland, Norway or Iceland. Deadline: 30 June 2017.

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15.05.2017

Actors, Musicians, Dancers, Circus Artists Wanted > International Theatre and Music Project “INSTANT ACTS against violence and racism 2017” (DE/IT)

Interkunst e.V. is looking for performers – soloists or duos, age between 18 and 30, who are involved in theatre, dance, music, circus (no aerial acts), x-sport etc. They want to create an international ensemble of 15 talented and creative people who are open for new experiences. They want to reach out a young audience and explore different aspects of violence, racism and islamophobia. Deadline (extended): 15 June 2017.

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