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).
Ethno Cambodia is a week-long music workshop for young musicians and singers. It’s open to applications from Cambodia, the Mekong Region, and beyond – as long as you have a passion for sharing, learning, and teaching traditional music. There are different bursaries available for trips from Laos, Vietnam, Thailand and Myanmar (through the Mekong Cultural Hub), Japan and Taiwan. Deadline: 4 November 2018.
L’Officina and Studio Tommaseo, together with the Trieste Contemporanea Committee, announce the third edition of the SQUEEZE IT Contest. The initiative is organized with the founding of the Regione Autonoma Friuli Venezia Giulia. Students and young professionals born in EU and CEI member countries are asked to create an original theatrical action, organically connected to the issues of contemporary visual arts, taking into account the opportunities offered by information technologies and new media. The applying theatrical action must be able fit in an ideal 4mx4mx4m size box and last no longer than 16 minutes. Deadline: 12 November 2018.
On the Move together with Arquetopia, Foundation (Mexico) are very pleased to share the cultural mobility funding guide for Latin America and the Carribean region, thanks to the support of the Ministry of Culture - France. for the translation in French.
Tanzplattform Bern 2019 is an international dance festival and competition for choreographers. Selected choreographers should guarantee their availability to perform the submitted piece during the Tanzplattform Bern / 20-22 June 2019. Deadline: 10 December 2018.
This international symposium, hosted by Tate Research Centre: Asia, represents the culmination of a six-year research project at Tate. This symposium will provide the opportunity to hear from the centre’s researchers, who have worked on varied projects that have been committed to furthering the documentation, acquisition and display of modern and contemporary Asian art at Tate. Deadline: 26 October 2018.
Conceived as a hand-on tool, this mobility guide - conceived by Circostrada in collaboration with On the Move - aims to be resourceful and inspirational for future collaborations between Asia and Europe in the field of circus and street art. It not only gives an overview and a mapping of Asian artistic scene in circus and street arts, but also helps to organise and plan a mobility project for all cultural players through funding mobility schemes, administrative pieces of advice and inspiring collaboration testimonies.
The Prince Claus Fund’s Ticket Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners by covering travel costs, in particular for artists and cultural practitioners living in Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, non-EU Balkans and non-EU Eastern Europe who wish to travel within these areas. Note from the Prince Claus Fund: the Mobility Fund will open again at the end of February 2019 and you are welcome to submit your application after that date.
The Roberto Cimetta Fund re-opens the General Fund for Artistic and Cultural Mobility in the Euro-Arab-Middle East region on 1st October 2018. Artists and cultural operators living and working in Europe, the Arab world and the Middle East (including Turkey, the Balkans and Persian speaking countries) can apply. This call will focus on artists and cultural operators traveling to or from Persian speaking countries (Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan). Deadline: 31 October 2018.
This program aims to support the development of professionals specializing in the study of Japanese art by providing an opportunity for curators and researchers from abroad to conduct research in Japan, and by so doing, promote the study of the field and the introduction of Japanese art overseas. Deadline: 3 December 2018.
After the 2018 Theatre Lab in Morocco, the Theatre Program will return to its homebase in Utah. The 2019 Theatre Lab welcomes theatre artists from the United States and the Middle East & North Africa (MENA). Participants in the 21-Day residency will be selected through an open application process. This call is open to US & MENA Playwrights, Directors, Composers & Librettists. Deadline: 15 November 2018.
Research for CULT Committee - Mobility of artists and culture professionals: towards a European policy framework
Mobility is a social and economic condition of artists and culture professionals and, at the same time, a vector of social and economic development. However, mobility in the cultural and creative sectors is faced with a number of issues that need to be addressed at EU and national levels. The paper provides recommendations for a EU-wide mobility framework which entails both a dedicated mobility scheme and an improved regulatory environment that would facilitate mobility in Europe. Find the research online (authored by KEA - European Affairs)
IRCAM's Artistic Research Residency Programme offers artists of all disciplines the opportunity to collaborate with one or more IRCAM research teams as part of a residency that can be extended in a partner institution. IRCAM is partnering with Zentrum für Kunst und Medien (ZKM), Karlsruhe, Germany and Société des Arts Technologiques (SAT), Montreal, Canada, for the 11th edition of its Artistic Research Residency Programme. This year a special track is dedicated to orchestration and artificial intelligence.Deadline: 21 November 2018.
The scholarship program is directed towards young international designers in the areas of jewellery, fashion, accessory and industrial design. Applicants must have completed studies at an university of applied sciences or university, must not be older than 35 years and / or must have completed their studies not longer than two years ago. Language skills in German or English are required. Deadline: 15 November 2018.
National Film Archive in Prague and MeetFactory (Czech Republic) > Open Call 2019: Exploration of the Artistic Legacy of Laterna Magika
The National Film Archive in Prague and the MeetFactory international Artists-in-Residence program invite artists from various disciplines of contemporary art to apply for a creative residency in Prague, lasting a total of 2 or 3 months, focusing on a specific theme – exploring the artistic legacy of the first multimedia theatre known around the world: Laterna Magika. Deadline: 31 October 2018.
Architects, designers, artists, historians and researchers who have worked or studied within the UAE or the MENASA region are invited to submit a Concept Proposal that avails of the Venice Architecture Biennale’s reputation as a forum for the dissemination and exchange of ideas. Proposals should advance the NPUAE mission, which is to un-earth and reflect on the untold stories of the UAE, to contextualize those stories to regional and international discourse, and to identify contemporary developments in architectural discourse within the UAE. Deadline: 31 October 2018.