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).
This year the organisers are looking forward to their10th edition, from August 23th till August 25th. Spoffin in Amersfoort (NL) is an annual street arts festival for professional artists from all over Europe, with innovative outdoor and site-specific performances. The first selection in March will be mainly based upon artistic criteria: originality, expressiveness, professionalism and whether the work interacts with public space and the audience. Deadline: 28 February 2019.
The NRW KULTUR sekretariat offers a total of four residences lasting several weeks for topic-related, production-independent research in the period April to December 2019. Two scholarships are aimed at international dance artists for a research stay in one of the 21 member cities of the NRWKS. The focus is on cultural, political, social or scientific aspects. NRW as a state of cities offers numerous and varied opportunities for this. Two more scholarships will be granted to dance artists with their main focus of life and work in one of the NRWKS member cities, in order to carry out research in specific locations or on specific occasions abroad. Deadline: 18 February 2019.
'Brexit is not (only) a UK issue'. The International team of Arts Council of Wales, Wales Arts International, has published a briefing note for the arts sector as we all prepare for the implications of Brexit. Wales Arts International is a member of On the Move. Read and share this document.
The aim of the Dance Passport is to be a source of support for professional dancers in the context of mobility. It is a union solidarity network for dancers abroad. This scheme allows dancers who are paid-up union members in their home country to access local union support and services while working for a short period in any European country where there is a participating union.
Eight residents are invited to join the upcoming Sommerakademie program under artistic director Tirdad Zolghadr, beginning 3 August 2019. The Sommerakademie Paul Klee caters to practitioners working at a postgraduate level, whether or not they have an official certificate saying so. Professional experience and intellectual appetite are the necessary requirements here. Though artists will be prioritized, curators and art writers are encouraged to apply. Deadline: 25 January 2019.
The Roberto Cimetta Fund launches the General Fund for Artistic and Cultural Mobility in the Euro-Arab-Middle East region on 1st January 2019. Artists and cultural operators living and working in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East can apply. Priority is given to mobility from the South and East of these regions. Deadline: 31 January 2019.
Plan to apply for the ASEF Mobility First travel grants for travels between Asia and Europe, within Asia, Australia/New Zealand and Europe and Russian Federation to Europe. Check carefully the 2019 deadlines, dates of travels and the eligible countries.
L'appel à candidatures du MAPAS - Marché des arts performatifs de l'Atlantique sud - est désormais ouvert. Les artistes de musique, danse contemporaine, théâtre, cirque et arts de la rue d'Afrique, d'Amérique Latine et du sud d'Europe peuvent s'inscrire. La prochaine édition du MAPAS aura lieu a Ténériffe, aux Îles Canaries, du 10 au 14 juillet 2019. Date limite : 15 février 2019. // MAPAS - Tenerife Performing Arts Market - opens the registration process for Africa, Latino American and South European (Spain and Portugal) artists of music, contemporary dance, theater, circus and street performances until the 15th of February 2019. Date limite : 15 February 2019.
HUBS IMMERSIVE festival 2019 (The Netherlands) > Open call ' [voluntary] EXILE and HOSPITALITY', a total artistic immersive experience
The multidisciplinary HUBS IMMERSIVE festival 2019 will take place on the 8th and 9th of November 2019 in The Hague. Under the theme “[voluntary] EXILE and HOSPITALITY”, a total artistic immersive experience, the festival team is looking for artists, performers and other creators which will propose existing works, adapted version, or work in progress. Applicants shall live in Europe or work in city of The Hague (or broader in the Netherlands), or had a relation to the city in the past, (ex: studies, expositions, performances, supports, artistic collaborations…). Deadline: 28 February 2019.
AOI Sonic Residency is an intensive and experimental, research residency programme. It offers freedom of creativity and an interdisciplinary environment, in which musicians, dj’s, theorists, artists, composers, writers, broadcasters, designers, selectors, film-makers and critical thinkers, can develop ideas and work on sound-related projects, over a period of 4 weeks. AOI accepts submissions from emerging and mid-career creative professionals who are either formally trained in their respective discipline or self-taught. National Sonic Residencies are open to applicants who live in South Africa; International Sonic Residencies are open to applicants from other countries on the African continent, and who reside in Africa for minimally six months of the year. Deadline: 21 January 2019.
The European Festivals Association (EFA) calls all European festivals to apply for the EFFE Label 2019-2020, showing their engagement in the field of the arts, community involvement and international openness. The EFFE Label is Europe’s quality stamp for remarkable arts festivals. Deadline (to be in the running for the EFFE Awards): 10 February 2019.
The MM 2019 Open Call invites artists, writers, researchers, curators and art practitioners to participate as correspondents in each day’s discussions. Correspondents will be asked to engage with MM 2019 presentations and performances, drawing connections and expanding on ideas explored during SB14’s opening days. Deadline: 19 January 2019.
MAAJAAM is announcing opportunities for artists, makers and volunteers for the first half of year 2019. The organisers are looking for artists, makers, scientist, hackers, writers and volunteers to live and work here for a short period. Residency is open for a single person (or a team of two) for maximum period of 4 weeks. Minimum stay is 1 week. Residency is family friendly and pets/kids are welcomed. During warmer months (June and July) it is also possible to host small groups (5 people maximum). Deadline: 20 January 2019.
FACE Contemporary Theater fosters innovative artistic collaborations and co-productions in theater, and contributes to a dynamic intercultural dialogue between France and the United States. It aims to encourage projects that push aesthetic boundaries and reflect the cultural and artistic diversity seen in theater today. The program has expanded beyond artists based in France and the United States to include projects by artists from Africa, the Caribbean, and the Middle East performing in the United States, as long as their work is co-produced by French cultural institutions. Deadline: 15 February 2019.
FUSED: French U.S. Exchange in Dance fosters dialogue, strengthens professional relationships, and sparks creative artistry through cultural exchanges by introducing choreographers and performers whose works had never or rarely been seen in the partner country. Since 2018, FUSED operates on a new basis, and is managed by FACE Foundation only, as NEFA has launched a new strategic plan. Thanks to the support of the Florence Gould Foundation, Fondation CHANEL, the French Ministry of Culture, Institut Français-Paris, and private donors, the program continue to support artistic projects by French or France-based artists performing in the United States as well as American artists in France. FUSED has expanded to include projects by artists from Africa, the Caribbean, and the Middle East, performing in the United States, as long as their work is co-produced by French cultural institutions. Deadline: 15 February 2019.