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).
The organisers (MitOst, Stiftung Mercator, Robert Bosch Stiftung and the European Cultural Foundation) are inviting active citizens and practitioners based in Europe, including Turkey to become a member of CitizensLab. If you are active in a local citizens’ initiatives, in the municipality, in a social enterprise, in academia, in a watchdog initiative, or if you are a social campaigner, hacktivist or representative of a marginalised group become part of CitizensLab, the European network for local actors of change! Deadline: 31 January 2017.
ArtBirds > Call for performances in public space in China / Appel pour des spectacles en espace public en Chine
ArtBirds is a Sino-French association managing cultural exchanges focused on Street Performances. ArtBirds calls for artists and companies who would like to perform outdoor in China. Deadline: 15 February 2017. ArtBirds est une association franco-chinoise qui organise des échanges culturels focalisés sur des spectacles de rue. ArtBirds lance un appel aux artistes et compagnies qui souhaiteraient avoir un spectacle dans l'espace public en Chine. Date limite: 15 février 2017.
Art on Campus was launched in 2013 and aims to offer a platform to visual artists who are currently not represented by art dealers or gallerists. Once a year, independent artists have the opportunity to submit projects for a building of the University at Tellstrasse 2 in St.Gallen. The applicant is not supported by a gallery, art consultant, or any other kind of art market professional. Preferably, the applicant currently studies or has concluded his/her studies at an art academy. Deadline: 22 January 2017.
Casa Vecina and the Atrio de San Francisco announce one Open Call to: architects, urbanists, designers and other cultural agents, based in Mexico or abroad, particularly experienced in the development of creative projects in large spatial scales; to participate in the selection process for the March-June 2017 term, by proposing site specific projects for the Atrio de San Francisco. Deadline: 3 February 2017.
Hospitality is one of the characteristic of this festival: artists are hosted by locals. This allows the festival organisation to save resources that they will invest to cover fees and helps to build a sincere link between locals, environment, festival and artists. The focus of the project is the relationship between dance and technology understood in a broad sense. Deadline: 31 January 2017.
Kaunas, Lithuania invites 4 artists (painter, photographer, new media artist etc.) from the CreArt Network to work for 5 weeks in Kaunas AiR in the period of February 27 - March 31, 2017. Artists should be born or resident in Arad/Romania, Kaunas/Lithuania, Genoa/Italy, Delft/the Netherlands, Harghita County/Romania, Valladolid/Spain, Aveiro/Portugal, Linz/Austria, Kristiansand/Norway, Lecce/Italy, Pardubice/Czech Republic, Zagreb/Croatia and Vilnius/Lithuania. Deadline: 3 February 2017.
This call is open to to musicians between the ages of 19-35 years who live and work in any of the following countries: Algeria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Panama, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, Serbia, Slovak Republic, South Africa, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, United States, Venezuela, Zimbabwe. Deadline: 10 February 2017.
Aarhus Center for Visual Art (Aarhus Billedkunstcenter, AaBKC) invites international curators of contemporary visual art to apply to AaBKC Residency’s Spring 2017 program. The aim of AaBKC Residency is to introduce international curators and artists to the visual arts scene in Aarhus, Denmark - the second largest city in Denmark and designated European Capital of Culture 2017. Deadline: 10 February 2017.
Residency Programme 2017 AESTHETICS get SYNTHETIC: Knowledge Link through Art and Science (Germany and the Netherlands)
This competition is open for artists to propose all kind of innovative concepts and ideas in the field of visual art, interactive art, digital music/sound art, sculptural art, hybrid art, performance & choreography, architecture and photography. Artists interested in exploring the aesthetic and discursive possibilities that are derived from the connections between innovative creative practices, new materialistic approaches and synthetic biology research are invited to submit an application. Deadline: 31 January 2017.
The Prize is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere. 'An African writer’ is taken to mean someone who was born in Africa, or who is a national of an African country, or who has a parent who is African by birth or nationality. Deadline: 31 January 2017.
For the 2017/2018 season, Qendra Multimedia, a theater company based in Prishtina (Kosovo), is looking for professional and experienced: Stage designers, Costume designers, Music composers, Theater choreographers and Lighting designers. Deadline: 30 March.
LIAEP supports travel by serious visual artists (and occasionally individual performance and dance artists) to professional & established residencies and will consider high-quality independent projects if in support of the programme goals. Deadline: 28 February 2017.
The purpose of the Visitors section of the AC/E Programme for the Internationalisation of Spanish Culture (PICE) is to facilitate the presence in Spain of prestigious international influencers, agents, professionals and programmers in the fields of the arts and culture, so that they can enjoy first-hand experience of various areas of Spain’s cultural and creative sector and establish direct and personal relations. Two application periods: 1-31 January and 1-31 May 2017.
Check the two calls by the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Art de Bourges and apply as an artist or a curator, art critic or collective. Deadline: 15 March 2017.
The goals of FUSED: French U.S. Exchange in Dance are to foster dialogue, strengthen professional relationships, and spark creative artistry through meaningful exchanges in the partner countries. Deadline: 10 February 2017.