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: Kunst-Werke Berlin e. V. / KW Institute for Contemporary Art and Volkswagen Group > VW Research Fellowship (Germany)
Kunst-Werke Berlin e. V. / KW Institute for Contemporary Art and Volkswagen Group are collaborating on their first joint venture in the form of an open call for applications for a VW Research Fellowship. This VW Research Fellowship aims to support research in the field of archival work in regards to contemporary art, especially the history of KW. The fellowship is awarded for two years. Deadline: 3 September 2018.
CreArt Curators' Seminar > What is to curate an exhibition? Presenting the past, narrating the present (Portugal)
This seminar will explore the relationship between history of art and curating, as well as the narrative production involved in curating. It will focus on contemporary exhibitions on twentieth century art. The seminar is open to local curators and artists – born or resident- in any of the cities taking part in “CreArt. Network of Cities for Artistic Creation”: Aveiro [PT], Clermont Ferrand and Rouen [FR], Genoa and Lecce [IT], Kaunas [LT], Katowice and Lublin [PL], Liverpool [UK], Skopje [MK], Valladolid [ES], Zagreb [HR]. Deadline: 16 September 2018.
Founded in 2010, thankyouforcoming operates as a platform to devise, facilitate, produce and foster art projects, by working closely with artists, art critics and curators.The association is based in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France. ACROSS is a research and prospecting project, collaborative and experimental through a residency programme for artists, art critics and curators. Deadline: 23 September 2018.
Gabriela Tudor Foundation (Bucharest) and Next Generation, Please! festival organised by BOZAR – Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels are launching a call for participants for 11 young people from Belgium and Romania interested in participating to an artistic exchange project to take place in Bucharest and Brussels between November 2018 – May 2019. Developed by Romanian choreographer Cosmin Manolescu, Emotional Europe proposes to zoom into the life, interests and politics of the new generation, but also reflect on experiences that propose to go beyond the comfort zone and on the new trends in contemporary art, by using the concept of emotional body and by questioning the role of activism in Europe today. Deadline: 20 September 2018.
TelepART Mobility Support promotes opportunities for performing artists to travel and perform internationally. It is a light micro-funding format aimed for emerging and semi-established professional artists. Run by the Finnish Cultural Institutes, the platform hopes to generate more cultural exchange opportunities between Finland and the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Estonia, Germany Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland. Ongoing deadlines.
CAT Cologne supports international emerging artists working in the field of social practice and community engaged work. During a working grant to spend 1-3 months in Cologne, artists are invited to realize a process-oriented project that picks up issues that are specific to context and engages with local communities. Each project closes with a small publication and a final presentation. Deadline: 30 September 2018.
ISCM WMD in Estonia aims to introduce contemporary music and the extremely forms of its manifestation. The festival mainly focuses on choral music in its various expressions of genre and style. On the other hand, the festival concentrates on experiments between music and other artistic disciplines, including the intersections between music and architecture, theatre, audiovisual art, and literature. Therefore,the organisers are inviting composers and sections to propose musical works dealing with the abovementioned themes while reflecting contemporary music in as rich and extensive spectrum as possible.Deadline: 30 September 2018.
Locality / Reality > Winter Residency at Beijing's Inside-Out Art Museum > Open call for artists and researchers (China)
China Residencies and the Inside-Out Art Museum Residency in Beijing are teaming up to invite artists and researchers to apply for three month residencies this winter. Artists and researchers working in any medium who are concerned with history, politics, and society are invited to apply. The organisers welcome in-depth proposals concerned with contemporary localities and realities in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the greater Chinese diaspora worldwide. Deadline: 1 September 2018.
The call is open to individual artists, professionals and companies. The project must be submitted as a production that can be developed during the different phases of the residency and that could include the most diverse expressive practices (as such: dance, music composition and interpretation, DJ-set, live soundtrack, composition of a soundtrack, activity of noise music, theatre, body performance, singing, new technologies, video art, motion-capture, readings, site-specific design). Deadline: 5 September 2018.
The MOOC is especially designed for the museum community, including professionals and all aspiring to be professionals, like students, volunteers or unemployed, who want to pursue their future career in the museum sector. Nevertheless, everyone who has an interest for the cultural sector is most welcome. Enrollment to the MOOC is open to all! If the number of available seats is exceeded, priority will be given to trainees who enroll from Greece, Italy, Portugal and Belgium, and are museum professionals. Deadline: 30 September 2018.
The European Composer and Songwriter Alliance (ECSA) is pleased to launch a call for works to be considered for its eleventh European Contemporary Composers Orchestra (ECCO) Concert which will be performed during the ECSA General Assembly in Brussels. Deadline: 5 November 2018.
SAC International Curatorial Residency Program 2019 is the residency program at Barcelona’s Sant Andreu Contemporani, in collaboration with Fabra i Coats - Fàbrica de Creació and Institut Ramon Llull, available to international curators. As part of the program, the organisers are announcing an open call for proposals to choose an international curator who will be part of the Miquel Casablancas Prize for the Visual Arts’ jury in 2019, and will later develop a curatorial project with a selection of Catalan artists chosen from applicants to the prize. Deadline: 10 January 2019.
A four-week residency program at WRO Art Center for artists / curators / art mediators based in Austria and working with sound. The WRO Center for Media Art Foundation, the Austrian Cultural Forum in Warsaw and the Culture Zone Wrocław within the framework of AIR Wro launch an open call for one artist-in-residence place at WRO Art Center in Wrocław, Poland. Deadline: 7 September 2018.
The Pearle*- Live Performance Europe 2018 Awards are a key component of Behind the Stage and are designed to highlight and celebrate the role of employers associations that normally undertake their activities ‘behind the stage’. The aim of the Awards is to serve as a source for inspiration for other associations as well asencouraging and making visible the associations in their own respective countries as well as internationally. On this occasion the Awards will also recognize the capacity of individual organizations in the field of Cultural Heritage. Deadline: 12 September 2018.
The aim of the Civil Society Prize, which is awarded annually, is to reward and encourage tangible initiatives and achievements by civil society organisations and/or individuals that have made a significant contribution to promoting European identity and integration. Its overall objective is to raise awareness of the contribution that civil society organisations and/or individuals can make to the creation of a European identity and citizenship in a way that underpins the common values that shore up European integration. Deadline: 7 September 2018.