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).
In collaboration with On the Move and DutchCulture, IETM has published a new Toolkit for fairer international collaborations, written by Mike van Graan. The publication explores why and how artists and cultural professionals can adopt a more equitable approach to international and intercultural collaborations. La publication 'Au delà de la curiosité et du désir d’ailleurs : vers des engagements artistiques internationaux plus équitables' est également disponible en français.
Aerowaves are searching for the next Twenty emerging choreographers based in geographical Europe. Everyone who applies to Aerowaves has the chance to have their work programmed by the partners of the network, whether or not they are selected as Aerowaves artists. Around 100 performance opportunities are guaranteed by the partners and supported by Aerowaves each year. Deadline: 14 September 2018.
The Roberto Cimetta Fund and Valletta 2018 Foundation have been collaborating since 2015 to improve and increase mobility of artists in the Euro-Arab-Middle East region.This is the second open call launched this year. Artists and cultural operators living and working in the Euro-Arab-Middle East region who wish to undertake collaborative projects and who satisfy the fund's criteria are invited to apply. Deadline: 30 June 2018.
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. Deadline: 4 August 2018.
Applications are now open for INES#talent, a programme that sends emerging musicians around Europe to play at influential showcase festivals. It’s part of the Innovation Network of European Showcases (INES), which is enabling more cross-border exchange for artists and music industry professionals. To apply, artists must originate from one of at least 12 countries where INES festivals take place. These are: Austria (Waves Vienna), Czech Republic (Nouvelle Prague), Germany (℅ pop), Hungary (Budapest Showcase Hub), Italy (Linecheck), Luxembourg (Sonic Visions), Poland (Enea Spring Break), Portugal (Westway LAB), Slovenia (MENT Ljubljana), Spain (Monkey Week), Sweden (Live at Heart), and United Kingdom (Liverpool Sound City). Deadline: 31 July 2018.
The EUCIDA Travel Award Fund is for digital artists and cultural workers (registered on the EUCIDA platform) to take part in 21 European Travel Awards from 2017 to 2019. EUCIDA supports transnational cooperation between eligible countries funded under the Creative Europe Programme (Including EUMS, EFTA, EEA, ENP and Swiss Confederation are eligible). Applicants seeking Travel Awards for all eligible opportunities must submit their application at least four weeks before their proposed date of travel. The duration of the project must fall between September 2017 – June 2019.
This call is for citizens’ initiatives involving creative experimentation of African origin for the third edition of the Grigri Pixel programme, which will be held at Medialab Prado from 15 to 28 October 2018.The call goes out to organisations or groups that have a proven track record in the field of collaborative and free culture and in the promotion and generation of citizen collaboration and innovation networks in their local environment. Deadline: 24 June 2018.
The organisers will begin accepting submissions from Irish and European based artists working in any medium for the festival which will take place January 2019. These events will take place in several venues across the primary festival hub of Dublin city and throughout the country of Ireland. Artists with an interest in the prejudice, discrimination and stigma connected to mental health are particularly welcome to apply. Deadline: 29 June 2018.
The TransCuratorial Academy (TCA) is an initiative of KfW Stiftung with the aim of advancing international knowledge transfer, networking and the development of the transcultural and transdisciplinary curatorial discourse. Directed by Beatrice von Bismarck and Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer, the TCA brings together emerging curators in a mobile six-day format, focusing on key issues which gained urgency within contemporary curatorial practice under the conditions of globalization. Eligible applicants are up-and-coming cultural practitioners and scholars with a significant theoretical approach to and some substantive experience in curating exhibitions and/or related projects. Deadline: 22 June 2018.
This call is addressed to artists, activists, poets, writers, feminists and dreamers for challenging existing histories and speculative futures through storytelling and counter narrative imagining using web as their platform. It’s a call that asks: what does »the future is female« actually look like? It’s a call for crafting of the future that truly belongs to us. Deadline: 2 July 2018.
Public visé : Artistes, étudiants ou jeunes professionnels (max. 30 ans) impliqués dans (ou intéressés par) les secteurs culturels et artistiques, basés en France ou en Allemagne : - témoignant d’un réel intérêt pour les relations ou projets culturels franco-allemands - désirant s’impliquer dans les débats et participer activement aux ateliers proposés - Idéalement : très bonne connaissance du français et de l’allemand (à titre exceptionnel, l’anglais peut remplacer l’une des deux langues). Date limite : 31 août 2018.
The Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) and Create are seeking nominations and applications for a three-month international residency based at Create’s Rabbits Road Institute in East London. Are welcomed applications from contemporary artists and designers who are interested in drawing on the V&A’s collections to work within the vibrant community setting of the Rabbits Road Institute. This residency is open to applicants of any nationality based outside of the United Kingdom that meet the criteria of the residency brief. Deadline: 1 July 2018.
Applicants must be: 1. Citizens or permanent residents of an African country 2. Currently living on the African continent 3. Accomplished in an artistic field. Any creative discipline is welcome. Past applicants have experience in: documentary and fiction film, theatre, performance & visual arts, fashion, photography, writing, design, creative technology and game development. Projects ideas must: 1. Be non-fiction stories. We welcome creative interpretation of documentaries. 2. Use immersive technologies, such as Virtual Reality (VR) or Augmented Reality (AR). This could include 360 film, interactive worlds, animation, hybrid forms, and beyond.Deadline: 31 July 2018.
Artists and cultural operators must be resident in the African continent. The projects must be related to Morocco (from Morocco to another African country or conversely) and to performing arts disciplines (music, dance, theater..). Deadline: 8 July 2018.
Polo Cultural Gaivotas Boavista welcomed on 22-24 May in Lisbon On the Move's members for the network's General Assembly and related meetings. You can see the photos taken during the event and still watch the video of the public session (thanks to OTM member, Howlround).