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Goethe-Institut / Federal Foreign Office of Germany > International Relief Fund for Organisations in Culture and Education
On the initiative of the Goethe-Institut and Germany’s Federal Foreign Office, institutions working in international cultural cooperation have set up a relief fund. It is aimed at organisations outside the European Union whose commitment is of great importance for artistic freedom and for a pluralistic society. Structural projects (including projects to develop new digital formats or ways of working) can be funded in the period September - December 2020. An online platform is available for applications from 20.6.2020 to 30.6.2020.
The ‘Capacity Building for European Capitals of Culture’ project is seeking professionals from a variety of disciplines to join its pool of experts. This expert group will help bridge gaps in skills in the implementing teams of European Capitals of Culture. In particular, experts are sought in the following areas: audience development, conflict resolution, change management, legal (including intellectual property rights and licensing agreements for culture), monitoring and evaluation in the cultural sector. Deadline: ongoing.
CoMciência is the science communication programme of the Mines and Metal Museum – MM Gerdau in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. It has launched an open call, ‘Science Awareness: Occupation with Art, Science and Technology’, for artistic/scientific proposals that can be exhibited at MM Gerdau from 3 December 2020 – 14 March 2021, as well as presented virtually/online. Applications are open internationally. Deadline: 26 July 2020.
Through its annual Fellowship programme, Het Nieuwe Instituut’s Research Department acknowledges and gives visibility to research projects offering departures from established modes of thinking. This year's open call focuses on the theme ‘Regeneration. New Institutional Practices’. Collectives working in architecture, design and digital culture are invited to take current conditions of burn-out and exhaustion as a point of departure to generate forms of collective organization and action. The position last six months (October 2020 - March 2021). Deadline: 24 July 2020.
Photon Foundation has announced an open call for artistic residencies #home edition, during which artists will create audiovisual projects in their homes and studios to be presented in the 360° Gallery in Krakow, Poland. During a 31-day home residency, between 15 September 2020 – 18/ October 2020, three selected artists (or artistic groups) are going to work in their homes and studios on their own audiovisual project dedicated to the innovative projection system in the 360° Gallery in the centre of the Kazimierz district at Beera Meiselsa 18 street in Krakow. Applications are invited from audiovisual artists or artistic groups (max. 2 people). Deadline: 15 July 2020.
K3 | Tanzplan Hamburg provides three eight-month residencies per season to choreographers, who are currently at the beginning of their career and have produced some choreographic work of their own. The next residency will begin August 2021 and run until April 2022. Over the course of the residency the three choreographers will each develop a full-length piece that is presented at the end of the residency on three evenings. Deadline: 12 August 2020.
Based in Antwerp, wpZimmer is an international workspace for the arts, with a focus on performance, dance and hybrid artistic practices. It is currently calling for proposals for residencies in autumn 2021, which can take place within two available blocks: 19 July – 3 October 2021 and 18 October – 31 December 2021. Deadline: 24 July 2020.
En el marco del proyecto “Laboratorio de Interactividad Corporal”, cheLA en colaboración con REMAP/UCLA y gracias al apoyo del Programa Iberescena invita a participar a un grupo interdisciplinario de creadores, de una residencia destinada a la formación, investigación y realización de una obra que vincule las artes escénicas y performáticas con las artes tecnológico-interactivas. Dirigida a creadores/as de las artes performáticas (danza, teatro), multimediales, manejo de hardware y software, programación, videomapping, robótica y otros; que sean mayores de 18 años y tengan residencia en cualquiera de los siguientes países: Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, España, México, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú o Uruguay. Fecha límite: 25 Julio de 2020.
The Festival of Thrift is the UK’s national festival of sustainability. The organisers are inviting artists to propose work for ‘One Beautiful Moment’, an event to launch the festival on the weekend of Saturday 12 September 2020. The work must be presented online, though the festival are particularly interested in formats that include a live participatory element. The call is open to artists worldwide. Deadline: 10 July 2020.
Pro Helvetia Cairo is launching ‘Parallel Sphere’, an open call for new and innovative art projects by Arab artists, cultural practitioners, groups and organisations that explore new mediums and innovative formats of artistic creation, research, development, presentation and collaboration.The call is open to applicants (individuals, groups or organisations) currently residents of/ located in an Arabic speaking country. Projects should fall within the disciplines which Pro Helvetia supports: visual art, performing arts, music, literature, design, interactive media and interdisciplinary projects. Deadline: 12 July 2020.
Within the framework of the exhibition project ‘BIG D@T@! BIG MON€Y!’ (26 September – 5 December 2020), HALLE 14 — Centre for Contemporary Art announces an international grant for a new work of art. HALLE 14 encourage visual artists from around the world to propose project ideas appropriate to the exhibition theme. The selected artist will be supported to make a two-week stay in Leipzig during the period of exhibition. Deadline: 12 July 2020.
Visegrad Fund and the Open Society Archives in Budapest invite scholars and artists to visit the OSA holdings to reflect on the conditions of knowledge production during and after the Cold War. Research visits can last up to 8 weeks. Applicants, preferably but not exclusively, from a Visegrad 4 country (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia), may be researchers, students after their second degree carrying out research, or artists, journalists, academics, or both. Deadline: 25 July 2020.
INES#talent helps promising musical talents develop their international careers by giving them the opportunity to perform at showcase festivals all over Europe. Upcoming bands from Austria, Czechia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom can apply. Deadline: 31 July 2020.
The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. (IASS) is an international, inter- and transdisciplinary research institute located in Potsdam. Each year, about 30 individuals from around the world participate in the institute’s Fellow Programme. During their stay, fellows work with each other and with IASS researchers, providing expertise, inspiration, and creative input. The minimum duration of fellowships is three months, and the maximum duration is twelve months. The intended starting period for fellowships is Spring/Summer 2021. Deadline: 23 August 2020.
Flat Time House (FTHo) was the studio home of John Latham (1921-2006), recognised as one of the most significant and influential British post-war artists. The Delta (Δ) Research Placement is open to artists to undertake a period of remote research with the John Latham Archive and to develop a digital project for a new experimental online platform for FTHo. Applications are welcome from artists based in the UK and internationally. Deadline: 20 July 2020.