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).
Open call with focus French Culture as part of the project Kapana Creative District – Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
The initiative, organised by Plovdiv 2019 Foundation and French Institute Bulgaria, aims to support events and interventions in public spaces in the central district of Plovdiv Kapana and to present a special French Cultural Focus. The selected ideas, presenting artistic interventions in public spaces, such as installations, sculptures, projections, functional and decorative design in an urban environment, area specific and site-specific expression and identification of the district, campaigns and acts, exhibitions, dance performances, theater, music, literature, cinema, urban gardening and gastronomy, would be implemented from November 2017 till May 2018. Deadline: 29 September 2017.
L’appel à résidence est destiné à une créatrice ou un créateur francophone dont le projet et le concept ont vocation à être déclinés pour s’adapter au contexte de chaque Alliance Française. C’est une résidence artistique, concernant les champs de la création suivants : arts graphiques et numériques, design objet, design textile et matière. Les propositions transversales seront privilégiées. La thématiques est: - RÉALITÉS ET PERCEPTIONS DU MONDE -. Date limite: 1er octobre 2017.
Cambodian Living Arts is seeking one or more fundraising consultants to help us develop strategy and implementation plans for fundraising over the next five years. Our requirements are divided into 3 Lots: Lot 1: Growing our existing annual giving campaign from individual donors Lot 2: Launching fundraising activities in Greater Asia Lot 3: Preparing for a $5 million capital campaign. Deadline: 1 October 2017.
(in)transit will explore the role of surveillance technologies within a globalised network; investigating how these technologies are adapting conventional visualisation methods, and their potential for revealing latent narratives embedded within sites. The programme will focus on exploring the potentials of these technologies to make tangible the seemingly unseen, considering their impact on contemporary cartographic methods and their ability to emancipate power systems. Submissions are welcomed from practitioners based in Germany whose work engages with and responds to this provocation. Deadline: 2 October 2017.
The ArtS training programme offers you the opportunity to attend three transversal modules, which correspond with the most important skills and competences, identified for the Cultural and Creative Sectors in Italy, Spain and Greece: Business administration /management; Networking/ digital and media communication, Enterpreneurial skills and social entrepreneurship. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
Successful proposals are projects that collaborate with the community, utilizing a social practice methodology that makes the place and the people who are here integral to the project. Projects are to be artist developed and in line with their work. The program emphasizes two-way engagement, offering exceptional arts experiences to Wave Pool’s local community as well as unique benefits and exhibition opportunities to the artists in residence. Deadline: 29 October 2017.
The Australia Council International Leadership Program supports arts professionals from eligible Asia Pacific countries to join two leadership programs in Australia: the Arts Leaders program and the Future Leaders Program. Arts professionals from the following countries can apply: China, India, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines and Samoa. Deadline: 26 September 2017.
This exciting opportunity offers an artist or curator working in the contemporary visual arts the chance to learn more about Japan, to open dialogue with Japanese artists and communities, and to establish networks between the UK and Japan. The organisers are interested in proposals that focus on some aspect of ecology, climate, economy, science or technology in relation to Japan. Applicants must be a UK resident and have a UK address. Deadline: 1 October 2017.
From ecological transition to degrowth and the effective use of art > Residencies at Thalie Lab (Belgium)
Based on an examination of artisanal practices and new forms of food production, the Thalie Art Foundation invites visual artists, curators, designers and chefs to submit a project on the theme of deceleration in our overly consumerist world, that explores concepts for the collaborative economy (recycling, textiles, 3D creation, food…) and has a social impact. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
Since its inception in 2001, the Washington Award has recognized talented artists in the fields of, music, dance, and visual arts especially those who contribute to international cultural collaboration. Artists from all over the world who meet the other eligibility requirements to apply for the S&R Washington Award can apply. Deadline: 5 October 2017.
The Chevening Clore Leadership Fellowship is a partnership between the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Clore Leadership Programme, offering mid-career professionals in the arts and culture sector an exceptional opportunity to undertake an individually tailored leadership programme in the UK. To apply, you should be an artist, a cultural professional/entrepreneur and citizen of Brazil, China, India, Jordan, Egypt, Mexico, or South Africa. Deadline: 7 November 2017.
The main purpose of the Mobility section of the AC/E Programme for the Internationalisation of Spanish Culture (PICE) is to support the capacity of the culture sector and its creative industries to operate internationally, promoting the circulation and mobility of works, productions, artists, creators, agents and culture and creative professionals. There are two calls: Open Call for Mobility Grants August 2017 (only Film and Documentary) > Deadline: 31 August 2017 and Open Call for Mobility Grants September 2017 (Visual arts, Performing arts, Literature and Books, Music) > Deadline: 30 September 2017 (application from 1 September).
Mophradat is partnering with different international organizations to set up residency opportunities for artists from the Arab World. To start, Mophradat is collaborating on two residency programs for visual artists: A six-month residency program with WIELS | Contemporary Art Centre in Brussels, and a three-month residency at the CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow. Remaining deadline: 15 December 2017 for Scotland.
In the context of international mobility and exchange of artists and cultural operators, the Roberto Cimetta Fund is running a funding line to support strengthening and sustainability of organisations and projects. The Tamteen funding line aims to promote cultural and artistic initiatives lead by Arab artists and cultural operators developing local projects (venues, networks, platforms). The fund aims to create a leverage effect that could contribute modestly to rebalancing forces between Arab and European components in the exchange, as well as strengthening and sustaining cultural exchange between Arab regions. Deadline: 30 September 2017.
For the 21st Festival in 2017, entries will be accepted from across the globe. Entries are sought in various disciplines of the Media Arts including interactive art, video, websites, games, animation and comics, from professional, amateur, independent and commercial sources. Deadline: 5 October 2017.