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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).

23.07.2018

Artist residency CAT (“Community Art Team”) Cologne (Germany) > Open call

CAT Cologne supports international emerging artists working in the field of social practice and community engaged work. During a working grant to spend 1-3 months in Cologne, artists are invited to realize a process-oriented project that picks up issues that are specific to context and engages with local communities. Each project closes with a small publication and a final presentation. Deadline: 30 September 2018.

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23.07.2018

World New Music Days 2019 (Estonia) > Call for works

ISCM WMD in Estonia aims to introduce contemporary music and the extremely forms of its manifestation. The festival mainly focuses on choral music in its various expressions of genre and style. On the other hand, the festival concentrates on experiments between music and other artistic disciplines, including the intersections between music and architecture, theatre, audiovisual art, and literature. Therefore,the organisers are inviting composers and sections to propose musical works dealing with the abovementioned themes while reflecting contemporary music in as rich and extensive spectrum as possible.Deadline: 30 September 2018.

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20.07.2018

MU.SA PROJECT MOOC > Essential digital skills for museum professionals

The MOOC is especially designed for the museum community, including professionals and all aspiring to be professionals, like students, volunteers or unemployed, who want to pursue their future career in the museum sector. Nevertheless, everyone who has an interest for the cultural sector is most welcome. Enrollment to the MOOC is open to all! If the number of available seats is exceeded, priority will be given to trainees who enroll from Greece, Italy, Portugal and Belgium, and are museum professionals. Deadline: 30 September 2018.

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20.07.2018

European Composer and Songwriter Alliance (ECSA) > Call for works (2019)

The European Composer and Songwriter Alliance (ECSA) is pleased to launch a call for works to be considered for its eleventh European Contemporary Composers Orchestra (ECCO) Concert which will be performed during the ECSA General Assembly in Brussels. Deadline: 5 November 2018.

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18.07.2018

Open Call :: SAC International Curatorial Residency Program 2019 (Spain)

SAC International Curatorial Residency Program 2019 is the residency program at Barcelona’s Sant Andreu Contemporani, in collaboration with Fabra i Coats - Fàbrica de Creació and Institut Ramon Llull, available to international curators. As part of the program, the organisers are announcing an open call for proposals to choose an international curator who will be part of the Miquel Casablancas Prize for the Visual Arts’ jury in 2019, and will later develop a curatorial project with a selection of Catalan artists chosen from applicants to the prize. Deadline: 10 January 2019.

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13.07.2018

Camargo Foundation > Core programme > Open call

The Camargo Core Program is the historical and flagship program of the Foundation. Each year an international call is launched through which 18 fellows (9 artists and 9 scholars/thinkers) are selected. The Camargo Core Program offers time and space in a contemplative environment to think, create, and connect. By supporting groundbreaking research and experimentation, it contributes to the visionary work of artists, scholars and thinkers in the Arts and Humanities. By encouraging multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches, it intends to foster connections between research and creation. Deadline: 17 October 2018.

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11.07.2018

Open call > Regards d’artistes sur l’Union - Visual Arts (France)

The Groupe A – Coopérative Culturelle launches an open call to present art works that will take part to an exhibition planned from November to December at the « Champs Libre », the third place of the Union eco-neighbourhood in Roubaix, Tourcoing and Wattrelos (France), as part of the project Regards d’artistes sur l’Union (R.A.U). Eligible works of art are: Painting, sculpture, drawing, models, video, installation, photography, graphic design, numerical arts, sound arts. International artists should respond to to one the themes of the project (urban renovation, industrial renovation, ecology, architecture, places’ memory, urban art, town planning, eco-neighbourhood). Deadline: 4 October 2018.

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11.07.2018

IN SITU Platform Public Report - Learning, Sharing, Further-Developing 2014-2017, and beyond

IN SITU is the European network specifically focused on artistic creation in public space. This document is based on the final report of IN SITU Platform sent to the European Commission in January 2018. Highlights include: Anticipated impacts from the IN SITU Platform evaluation framework; Feedback from IN SITU partners and participating artists; Observations from key events over the course of IN SITU, including: Travellings in 2015, 2016 and 2017 in Marseille and the Emerging Lab in Hull in 2017. This document has been done in partnership with On the Move as part of its evaluation contribution.

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10.07.2018

4th EDITION / ‘Friends of the Arab World Institute PRIZE for young contemporary Arab artists’

The 4th edition of the ‘‘Friends of the Arab World Institute (AWI) Award for young contemporary Arab artists” will be organized as part of “Football & Arab World” collective exhibition, which will be inaugurated in April 2019 at the AWI. Participation in the competition is reserved for applicants who meet the following requirements; they must be: A national of one of the following countries: Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, or Yemen; be aged under 40 (or aged 40) on 31 October 2018. Deadline: 31 October 2018.

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07.07.2018

23th International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival Stuttgart 2019 > Open call

The festival will provide an overall view of the latest trends in the solo-dance-theatre scene. As participants in the competition, choreographers and dancers from around the world, are requested to perform a solo piece which is new, original, imaginative, unique and which displays unusual achievement. The respected jury will judge choreographic and dance skills as well as musicality, interpretation and performance. Deadline: 11 November 2018.

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06.07.2018

Evaluation du Programme Erasmus+ dans l'enseignement supérieur culture et projet d' Erasmus de la culture

Cette étude a d'une part l'objectif d’établir un bilan et des perspectives pour la mise en œuvre du programme Erasmus + dans les écoles relevant de l’enseignement supérieur culture, et d’autre part l'ambition de contribuer à la réflexion sur la création d’un programme « Erasmus de la culture », destiné à dynamiser la mobilité des artistes et professionnels de la culture en Europe.

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02.07.2018

UNESCO > Global Survey on Status of the Artist

Much awaited by artists and cultural professionals, the survey’s findings should serve to inform policy decision makers and send an empowering message to the global community– one that allows future generations of creators to make a living from their work. The findings of the survey will be presented by the UNESCO Director-General to the 40th session of the General Conference in Autumn 2019. Deadline: 23 November 2018

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30.06.2018

Culture in the SDGs > A guide for local action

The document, by the UCLG Committee on Culture, provides practical guidance to local and regional governments, civil society organisations, private organisations, culture and development professionals, and other stakeholders that are involved in strengthening partnerships, policies, projects and practices around the place of culture in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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27.06.2018

Open call: Art and Migration

This PARSE research trajectory focuses on these complex entanglements and confrontations of human mobility (especially that of migrants and refugees) with states and the proliferation of market-based actors (from “smugglers” to private security enterprises), and how these encounters both facilitate and restrict the mobilities of people and their knowledge and values. The editors welcome contributions exploring the embodied, affective, performative, material, visual, and spatial politics of cross-border human mobilities, through arts/design as well as other disciplines and practices. Deadline: 13 October 2018.

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27.06.2018

Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (Korea) > Open call for applications

The Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB) – as an exhibition showcasing the present and trends of global ceramics and acting as a gateway for newly emerging artists to acquire a presence in the global art scene – will offer diversified support programs that will help artists expand their worldview. Artists from all parts of the world are welcome to submit works, both artistic and practical, made from clay (ceramics) or made with the theme of clay (ceramics). Deadline for applications: 1-31 October 2018.

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