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With the Vilém Flusser Residency Programme for Artistic Research the organisers are calling for artistic research projects that actively explore the capabilities and limitations of transdisciplinary and transmedial situations in contemporary culture. We therefore understand artistic research as an exploration of the links between aesthetics, materiality, and politics. In the selection process, special priority will be given to young and/or emerging artist-researchers. Deadline: 30 November 2017.
Productions should be of newly commissioned and as yet unstaged work or of recently composed or rediscovered work. The creative teams should bring together emerging artists of different nationalities and disciplines (composers, librettists, stage directors, choreographers, stage directors, costume designers, etc.). Preference will go towards new opera and ballet creations by emerging artists. The lead company needs to be a FEDORA member. Deadline: 15 December 2017.
The objective of the International Award 'UCLG – Mexico City – Culture 21' is, to recognise leading cities and individuals that have distinguished themselves through their contribution to culture as a key dimension in sustainable cities. Deadline: 16 March 2018.
Gender equality has a universally recognized benefit for people. However, our visual references (media, advertisements, movies, …), are still full of sexist stereotypes and vividly illustrate the depth of stereotypes permeating our contemporary civilization. Yet everyone have much to gain equality of all people, genders and sexes. The workshop in Brivezac, France, April 30 – May 14 2018, will invite youth workers and artists to lend their support to involve youth for gender equity. The organisers are looking for activists, educators, youth workers, writers and visual artists – artivists, particularly from France, Poland, Turkey, Bulgaria and Portugal. Deadline: 20 December 2017.
Within the recently inaugurated international residency program, MNAC Bucharest -The National Museum of Contemporary Art of Romania relaunches its annual call for proposals, addressing experts in the visual culture, who are seeking to work in and around the museum for a time frame spanning from 3 to 6 months. The museum is looking for international curators with a broad crosscultural vision, manifesting an interest in Eastern and Central European Art, with good command of English and good communication skills. Team work or at least a close exchange between residents is preferred. Deadline: 7 January 2018.
UNESCO (France) > Project-officer, Diversity of Cultural Expressions Section, Division for Creativity
Under the authority of the Chief of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions Section (DCE), and the direct supervision of the Chief of the Programmes and Stakeholder Outreach Unit, the incumbent will be part of the team of the 2005 Convention Secretariat. He/she is engaged in an operational programme of activities required to implement the 2005 Convention, mainly on the coordination, development, monitoring and evaluation of activities to promote the diversity of cultural expressions, in particular in the framework of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity established under the 2005 UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. Deadline: 30 November 2017.
This grant allows festivals, venues, organisations, networks to invite Korean performing art groups/artists and to cover at least part of their international airfare costs. It can be part of a tour or a single venue/festival. It is recommended to link the performance with related workshops, artists' talks etc.). Deadline: 30 November 2017.
Custom-made residencies are periods of up to one month for research and reflection, without the pressure of production. A custom-made “package" is put together for each artist (or other practitioner) or group of artists. There can be an individual accompaniment by the Arc director and other external specialists if required for the artistic work process. Deadline for application: no later than 2 months before the starting date of your residency.
Arts Council Malta and the Office of the President of Malta are issuing a call for service providers (an individual or team of researchers) to carry out an evaluation on the performance of the Premju tal-President għall-Kreattività. Deadline: 15 December 2017.
This is a dynamic programme that focuses on key questions facing art galleries and museums in the twenty-first century. Tate Intensive comprises around 25 selected participants from around the world. Tate is actively seeking a diverse range of professionals working in art galleries, museums and other cultural institutions at different stages of their careers in a wide range of countries. This intimate group of culture professionals is encouraged to share knowledge and exchange ideas concerning their current practice, as well as discussing new approaches to curating, programming, audience development, governance and digital technology. Deadline: 1 December 2017.
Running all year round since 2002, the residency programme is at the heart of PACT Zollverein’s day to day work. Open to professional artists from home and abroad who work in the areas of dance, performance, media arts or music and closely linked to PACT’s two other core strands of activity in presenting work and facilitating research and development, the programme is a key element in PACT Zollverein’s profile as an Artists’ House supporting lively exchange between practice and theory. While occupying their own designated space and essentially working independently, residents may choose to take advantage of various kinds of production support such as dramaturgy, technical assistance, project management as well as press and publicity. Deadline: 27 November 2017.
TheatreWorks (Singapore), in partnership with the Goethe-Institut Singapore, is calling for participants to be part of the first edition of The CURATORS ACADEMY conceived & led by ONG Keng Sen, the Artistic Director of TheatreWorks (Singapore) and Founding Festival Director of Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA), 2014 to 2017. This initiative is for aspiring curators in South East Asia. These will primarily be independent artists and producers with strong networks but the Academy will strive to provide a platform for exchange to develop various curatorial perspectives and considerations with them. The Academy is open to programmers affiliated with institutions; the focus remains on the development of independent curation. Deadline: 27 November 2017.
The new European Media Art Platform offers residencies for Media Artists in the fields of digital media including Internet and computer-based artists, filmmakers, and those working in media based performance, sound or video as well as robotics or bio-art. Artists with European residence or a European passport can apply for a two-months residency at one of the following institutions: Ars Electronica Center, Linz; Bandits Mages, Bourges, France; Foundation for Art & Creative Technology (FACT), Liverpool, United Kingdom; IMPAKT, Utrecht, Netherlands; Kontejner, Zagreb, Croatia; LaBoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Guijón, Spain; M-Cult, Helsinki, Finland; Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece; RIXC, Riga, Latvia and WRO Center for Media Art Foundation, Wroclaw, Poland; Werkleitz Centre for Media Art, Halle (Saale), Germany. Deadline: 20 January 2018.
As announced during the first iSTAN Stage Art Summit, held in Beijing 2016, iSTAN is pleased to announce a competition which concentrates on Costume Design and Makeup Design.The goal of the competition is to promote and stimulate the artistic creativity of stage art and design professionals and students. Beyond students, the competition is open to designers who have worked in the field of the stage arts professionally as a Costume Designer or Makeup Designer. The entry should be stage costume works and makeup design works which have been formally shown. Deadline: 28 February 2018.
With the support of the French Ministry of culture, the ACCR has been coordinating, the Odyssée artist-in-residency programme. The programme is aiming at artists, researchers and culture professionals from countries other than France wanting to develop projects within French Cultural Centers – Historic Monuments. Applications from the following countries will be examined in priority: Algeria, Afghanistan, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine,Tunisia ; Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Costa Rica, Chile, Haiti, Cuba; Benin, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, South Africa; Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam. Deadline: 13 December 2017.