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).
Der deutsch-französische Fonds Transfabrik für darstellende Künste fördert als Koproduktionspartner anteilig neue künstlerische Projekte zwischen Frankreich und Deutschland; insbesondere in den Bereichen zeitgenössischer Tanz, zeitgenössisches Theater, Nouveau-Cirque, Figuren-, Objekt- und Straßentheater. Le Fonds franco-allemand Transfabrik pour le spectacle vivant encourage des projets de création artistique entre la France et l’Allemagne, par un apport financier en coproduction, dans les domaines de la danse contemporaine, du théâtre contemporain, du nouveau cirque, des arts de la rue, du théâtre d’objets et de la marionnette. 25/3/2018.
Post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework: Call for a substantial and meaningful support for culture and the arts as generators of an EU added value
Having followed the Commission’s high-level conference on the future MFF-framework on 8-9 January 2018 as well as discussions in the European Parliament, the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts calls on the European institutions and Members States to ensure substantial support for culture, the arts and heritage within the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF). On the Move part of the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts supports this call.
Fira Mediterrània Manresa has an interdisciplinary programme, consisting of visual arts, circus, dance, exhibitions, music, storytelling and theatre. Arts projects can be submitted under two main themes: 1) Traditional Culture: based on elements that include the transfer of heritage, the crossover between contemporary creation and traditional regional culture, participation and the increase of the social foundations of culture. 2) World Music and folk, traditional or contemporary music that is connected to its local region, with special emphasis on the Mediterranean. Deadline: 5 March 2018.
This article written by Richard Polácek and updated by Marie Le Sourd in 2017 highlights the evolution and trends related to the question of cultural mobility within the spectrum of EU policies. This article has been commissioned by Touring Artists, the information portal for artists and creatives working internationally, initiated by ITI and IGBK, both member-organisations of On the Move.
IFACCA - the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies is seeking a highly skilled Data and Knowledge Strategist to lead the collection and analysis of data sourced from IFACCA’s members, stakeholders and other relevant and reliable sources; and develop an overarching Knowledge and Data Strategy for the organisation in line with the Federation’s strategic priorities. Deadline: 22 February 2018.
This call (The Next Generation 2018) seeks proposals that enable young people (ages 15-30) in countries eligible from Africa and the Middle East to explore, define and represent their identities through arts and culture in a project that lasts a maximum of one year. Deadline: 16 March 2018.
“Tokyo as Laboratory of the Future” is the theme of the FIS–Future Innovators Summit TOKYO that Japanese advertising agency Hakuhodo Inc. and Ars Electronica are hosting May 25-27, 2018 at TOKYO Midtown Atrium. The search is now for or artists, designers, scientists, engineers, social activists and entrepreneurs from throughout the world who would like to become members of interdisciplinary teams jointly developing key questions dealing with Tokyo’s future. Deadline: 28 February 2018.
Socially Engaged Theatre Artist / Community Theatre Artist / Applied Theatre Facilitator > call for tender by The Playhouse (United Kingdom)
This position at the Playhouse is for its Theatre Peace Building Project funded by the European Union's PEACE IV Programme (managed by the Special EU Programmes Body - SEUPB) that will work in partnership with Holywell Trust, Thomas D'Arcy Foundation and Queens University. In that frame, the Playhouse is seeking to receive Tenders from Socially Engaged Theatre Practitioners who will deliver the National / International Residencies. Deadline: 23 February 2018.
The Festival Les Instants Vidéo is an event dedicated to video art and electronic poetry with its multiple forms, monobands, installations, performances, multimedia… This year's festival is focused on the May 68 events since for the organisers, 'the poetic and emancipatory vibe of the hundred thousand flowers of May continue to stimulate delightfully their imagination. And their nostalgia is only for the future'. Deadline: 1 June 2018.
The competition topic is “Balance between man and nature: to reconsider the past for a better future”. Through a reflection on the eco-sustainability of the communities who used to live in the Gravina, the artists have to think carefully about the ways of interaction between man and nature over the centuries, starting from a past in which nature truly represented the public space where men drew resources to satisfy their needs. The call is addressed to national and international artists, architects, designers. They can propose their projects individually or in multidisciplinary groups, associations included. Deadline: 22 March 2018.
ilDance is delighted to announce a brand new residency opportunity with their partners at STRUT Dance in Perth, Australia. In the second half of 2018, a Swedish based independent artist will be selected to travel to Perth, Australia and offered a creative residency with STRUT Dance. The residency duration will be for a minimum of two weeks, and must be based on the ideas and concepts proposed in the artist’s application. Deadline: 28 February 2018.
The Photography Residencies program is exclusively opened to photographers native from one of the four continents represented in the musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac’s collections: Africa, Asia, Americas, Oceania (excluding Europe and USA). There is no age limit for candidacy. The project proposed by the candidate must develop a specific aspect of his/her personal artistic research, and must not be confined to the documentary field. It must allow the candidate to work on all or part of a project in the direct continuity of his/her current artistic production. Deadline: 1 March 2018.
Guerilla Science and the Pratt Institute in New York are once again hosting a residency for up to 15 artist-scientist collaborations to bring transformational experiences to art and music festivals. The residency will take place over 8 weeks, beginning in March and culminating in late May at Lightning in a Bottle (TBC), an international gathering of festival goers in southern California. As part of its National Science Foundation project, the organisers are seeking applicants (scientists, engineers, designers and artists) interested in developing new forms of interactive installations and live events that mix science with art, music and play. Deadline: 20 February 2018.
Found Sound China is a music diplomacy fellowship by Found Sound Nation that brings together eight music producers -- 4 from the U.S. and 4 from China -- for a month of sound collection and collaborative music production. As commercial hip hop and electronic music are currently experiencing unprecedented popularity in China, Found Sound China seeks to promote a DIY music production aesthetic inspired by creative traditions ranging from hip hop to experimental sound art. Deadline: 28 February 2018.
As the global funding landscape is changing rapidly, arts and cultural organisations are becoming increasingly concerned about what actions to take. On this course you will learn about the importance of developing organisational resilience through effective leadership and management, and how to diversify income streams by becoming more entrepreneurial. You will explore different leadership styles, change management and entrepreneurship, so you’ll be in a better position to lead your organisation’s fundraising strategy and offer better value to your audiences. Deadline (to start the online course) : 12 March 2018.