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).
This survey is intended for musicians and others working in the music industry who visit the UK to work and who live in non-EEA countries, (e.g. in North America, Africa, Asia, Central America, South America, the Middle East, Oceania, and European countries that are not in the European Union or EEA such as Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Albania, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Moldova, Belarus, Andorra, Macedonia, Montenegro, Switzerland). This survey has been produced by the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM), which is a financially independent not-for-profit organisation with no political affiliation, based in London (UK). Deadline: 2 August 2019.
The nomination includes: - the city of Esch - 11 Luxembourg communes in the south of the country - 8 French Pays Haut Val d'Alzette communes (CCPHVA) As part of this European initiative, the not-for-profit organisation Esch2022 is launching a call for projects. These projects should contribute to the achievement of the general missions and objectives established by the European Capital of Culture. The REMIX concept has four pillars: Europe, Nature, Yourself and Art. Deadline: 31 July 2019.
Ecole de danse contemporaine (Montreal, Quebec) > Creative residency for a young European Choreographer
As part of MAP mobility programme, Pepinieres Europeennes de Creation and the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec (CALQ - Quebec Council for Arts and Letters) are launching a call for applications for an artist residency in Montreal (Quebec, Canada). For its 2019-2020 program, the Ecole de danse contemporaine de Montréal will host a young European choreographer (18 to 35 y/o) for a two-month residency period. Deadline: 1 September 2019.
The grant is accessible to artists, cultural practitioners, researchers and curators as well as Art groups/collectives and organisation looking to create new connections between the countries of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Ethiopia, Sudan and South Sudan. The grant is accessible to artists, cultural practitioners, researchers and curators as well as Art groups/collectives and organisation looking to create new connections between the countries of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Ethiopia, Sudan and South Sudan. The Mobility East Africa Travel Grant is co-produced by the British Council’s East Africa Arts programme, Culture and Development East Africa CDEA plus anonymous donors. Deadline: ongoing (but grant review can take up to 2 months).
K3 | Tanzplan Hamburg provides three eight-month residencies to choreographers, who are currently at the beginning of their career and have produced some choreographic work of their own. The residency starts in August 2020 and runs until April 2021. Deadline: 12 August 2019.
The Biennale offers three calls open internationally: Public space installation, International transdisciplinary creation and Artistic Scientific technological creation. Further distribution of the supported projects will be considered in one of the partner venues of the exhibition tour between January and December 2021. Deadline: 30 July 2019.
VERSANT SUD est une structure associative dont la mission principale consiste à développer des projets artistiques et culturels sur deux territoires : la région Sud et des capitales d’Afrique. Peuvent candidater les jeunes artistes diplômés des écoles supérieures d'Arts et de Design de la Région Sud (France) ainsi que les artistes professionnels installés en Région Sud, de moins de 35 ans. Sont acceptées toutes les disciplines artistiques suivantes (les arts plastiques, la photographie, la peinture, le dessin, la gravure, la sculpture, etc.). Ne seront pas acceptés : la vidéo et les arts numériques. Date limite : 31 juillet 2019.
The competition funded by Warsteiner brewery offers young artists from all around the world the possibility to gain a foothold in the international art market. The organisers are looking for artists (Visual arts, Design, Urban art or Video) who knowingly work at the interfaces between art and creative industries, whose works blur boundaries of traditional forms of expression. Deadline: 31 July 2019.
For the sixth edition of the Crystal Ruth Bell Residency, the organisers are inviting people to apply for a fully-funded residency at Three Shadows & Red Gate in Beijing and Xiamen for the months of October, November, and December 2019, coinciding with Design Week Beijing and the Jimei Arles Photography Festival in Xiamen. Are expected to apply people of all types of creative practices, of all passports, ages, gender-identities, abilities, and interests to send us proposals for projects to pursue in China this winter around the ideas of "light and sight" - in any way those word makes sense to you. Deadline: 8 August 2019.
The general objective of this pilot project is to define and test policies and actions supporting mobility and the exchange of experience between the cultural and creative industries, creative hubs, maker-spaces, fab-labs; formal and non-formal learning, and skills development systems in a cross-sectoral way. The pilot project is intended as a first step towards developing a European Framework aimed at boosting the mobility of makers, as well as exchange of good practices. Deadline: 12 August 2019.
Travel grants are intended to provide financial assistance to IETM members for their participation in IETM meetings. The grants can cover up to 75% of the travel and accommodation expenses in connection with the meeting and are calculated based on the organisation's or freelance activities' turnover. Check carefully the conditions. Deadline: 6 September 2019.
Afrique Créative programme > Open call / Appel ( Burkina Faso, Morocco / Maroc, Senegal / Sénégal & Uganda / Ouganda)
The Afrique Créative programme's aim is to support the development of the cultural and creative industries (CCIs) in order to maximise their social and economic impact. The objective of this call is to identify eight CCI entrepreneurs to take part in the Afrique Créative programme. The target countries are: Burkina Faso, Morocco, Senegal and Uganda. L'objectif du programme Afrique Créative est d'accompagner le développement des Industries Culturelles et Créatives (ICC) afin de maximiser leur impact tant au niveau social qu’économique. Le but de de cet appel est d'identifier 8 entrepreneurs ICC pour intégrer le programme Afrique Créative. Les pays concernés sont le Burkina Faso, le Maroc, le Sénégal et l'Ouganda. 15/08/2019.
Since its inception in 2010 by the COAL Association, the COAL Prize has become a vehicle for identification, promotion and dissemination of these artists to the general public, political actors and professionals of culture and ecology. For its tenth edition in 2019 the COAL Prize will, in collaboration with the Platform on Disaster Displacement and DISPLACEMENT: Uncertain Journeys, tackle an essential subject: displacement related to disasters and climate change. The COAL Prize supports art projects in progress. Its award is not intended to cover all production costs of the project but should be considered as an aid to its development. Deadline: 9 September 2019.
UNESCO Chair in Cultural Policy and Management (Interculturalism and Mediation in the Balkans) is a joint MA programme organized in cooperation with the University Lyon 2 (France). Accredited by the University Lyon 2 and supported by a number of partner universities, professional organisations and guest experts across Europe, it attracts not only students from the Balkan region, but also those coming from Europe and across the world, who are drawn to challenges and who seek an innovative, stimulating and unique study environment. The course is taught in English and French and it has established highly praised international reputation. Deadlines: 19 June and 18 September 2019.
For 2020, the organisers designate “RePAIR” as the problematic and “ocean” as the topic. The idea is both to fix and restore, to make what is broken work again, and to re-arrange, to “re-pair” interdisciplinary elements to inspire cross-boundary artistic practices. Individuals and groups that engage in art creation in Taiwan and abroad may file an application; no restrictions are set on the types of creation or to any nationality. The offer is open to local and international artists and groups, student artists should at least have master degree. Deadline: 11 August 2019.