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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).

31.08.2020

Music in Africa Foundation > Music in Africa Live Digital Showcase Grants

The Music In Africa Foundation is inviting music industry practitioners based in Africa to apply for grants from its recently launched Music In Africa Live (MIAL) project, which aims to support musicians and the industry at large to navigate challenges and new realities introduced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications are open for two categories of grants: showcase grants, supporting the production of high-quality digital live concerts with African musicians, and capacity-building grants. Applicants must be organisations/companies based in Africa. Deadline: 26 September 2020.

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31.08.2020

Fonds de mobilité Caraïbes / Institut français

Le Fonds de mobilité Caraïbes est un programme de la mission de coopération culturelle Afrique et Caraïbes de l'Institut français avec le soutien des Directions des Affaires Culturelles de la Guadeloupe, de la Martinique et de la Direction Culture, Jeunesse et Sports de la Guyane. Le fonds est ouvert aux professionnel.le.s de la culture ou les artistes résidant dans l'un des pays de la Caraïbe ou dans un des départements français d'Amérique. Date limite : 24 août 2021.

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25.08.2020

25th International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival Stuttgart (Germany)

The next edition of the International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival will take place in Stuttgart 17-21 March 2021. Artists under 30 are invited to submit choreographed solo dance pieces that are under a year old and between 9 and 12 minutes long. A number of prizes will be awarded at the festival, including a residence prize and support to attend the Eastman Summer Intensive 2021 in Antwerp. Deadline: 11 November 2020.

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24.08.2020

C-PLATFORM / Xi·Art Museum > ‘Generative Project’ Residency (China)

Xi·Art Museum is a new initiative located in Lucitopia Town, Fuzhou City, Jiangxi Province, China. Among its initial activities are the Generative Project, which focuses on open, growing, and participatory art practices and field research processes. Applications are now sought from artists for the 2020-21 edition, which takes the theme ‘Fantasy Land’. The programme is open internationally to artists working in the field of contemporary art practice and natural research. 10-20 projects will be selected, with implementation dates agreed according to each proposal. Deadline: 31 July 2021.

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24.08.2020

India Print Maker House > Manorama Young Printmaker Award for Indian Nationals (India)

Manorama Young Printmaker Award invites application from Indian artists under the age of 35 years residing anywhere in the world. The winner of IPMH will receive a four-week residency in the print studio at Artbuzz Studio, Delhi to develop a new body of work. The residency will take place between the months of Jan – August 2021 (unless otherwise negotiated). Deadline: 1 October 2020.

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18.08.2020

Kavli Institute of Nanoscience Delft > Artist in Residence Fellowship 2021 (Netherlands)

Each year an artist with an outstanding reputation is offered a residency position at Kavli Institute of Nanoscience Delft (KIND). The Artist-in-Residence fellowship offers talented artists working in the fields of conceptual art, visual art, photography, music, design, dance, film, theatre, or poetry an opportunity to work on a project within the international and interdisciplinary academic setting of KIND. The residency period will last around 3 months and must have a concrete result. Deadline: 30 September 2020.

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13.08.2020

Open Call for RUK Art Residencies (Slovenia)

RUK is a network of art and culture research centres at the intersection of contemporary technologies, science, and the economy. For its residency programme artists work together with a mentor within a company to explore the potential of that company’s products, projects or processes and to see how their artistic practice can help develop existing potential. Each residency lasts 2-4 weeks, with various dates available from December 2020 to May 2022, and takes place at locations in Trbovlje, Koper and Maribor in Slovenia. Deadline: 1 December 2020.

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11.08.2020

Fleetstreet > Residency Programme for Artist Groups (Germany)

Since 2011, the Fleetstreet Theater Hamburg has – together with the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, the Hamburgische Kulturstiftung and the Rudolf Augstein Stiftung – been running a residency programme for groups of artists working across all genres by means of performative arts, visual arts, film and/or music. Residencies last 1-3 months and the next round of residencies will be awarded for the period from March 2021 to February 2022. The programme is designed to support young groups which put on productions that are suitable for smaller theatres. Deadline: 30 September 2020.

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07.08.2020

officine CAOS > Open Call for Emerging Artists (Italy)

The Turin-based cultural hub officine CAOS is seeking emerging artists – from outside Italy and working in the fields of contemporary theatre and dance, performance or multimedia art – to present their work during their upcoming winter season, from January to April 2021. They particularly wish to engage with cross-disciplinary and performance art works, lasting up to 40 min. Deadline: 30 September 2020.

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03.08.2020

Harvard University > 2021-22 Mahindra Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellow in Migration and the Humanities (USA)

The Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University invites applications for one-year postdoctoral fellowships in connection with the Center’s Andrew W. Mellon Foundation seminar on the topic of migration and the humanities. Applications are welcomed from scholars in all fields whose work innovatively engages with migration and the humanities. If awarded a fellowship, the term of appointment is 1 September 2021 – 31 August 2022. Deadline: 6 November 2020.

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27.07.2020

Camargo Foundation > Core Programme 2021-2022 Open Call (France)

Camargo Foundation's Core Programme awards 18 international fellowships in the Arts and Humanities, supporting research and experimentation that challenge the borders of academic and artistic inquiry while promoting cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural exchange. The Camargo Foundation prizes diversity and welcomes applicants from all countries and nationalities, representing a broad range of creative thought and practice. Three main categories are available (scholars, thinkers and artists) and several subcategories for artists’ applications. Residencies span 6 to 11 weeks, with dates available in autumn 2021 and spring 2022. Deadline: 1 October 2020.

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27.07.2020

Université PSL > Call for Transdisciplinary and Group Projects on ‘Future Forms of Beauty’

In 2020, Université PSL's Research Chair on Beauty Studies is launching its first call for transdisciplinary group proposals. This call for proposals is being addressed to the entire academic community, from the hard sciences to the arts and humanities and the social sciences, without any restrictions in terms of discipline or methodology. To be eligible, projects must be led by an experienced researcher who is on the staff of a French research institution or institution of higher education and is based in France; the other members of the project may be doctoral or post-doctoral students or unaffiliated researchers in France or abroad. Deadline: 15 November 2020.

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27.07.2020

TaDA Textile and Design Alliance > Artist in Residence Programme (Switzerland)

TaDA – Textile and Design Alliance is a cultural promotion programme. Its goal is to promote artistic dialogue with the eastern Swiss textile and design culture and thus strengthen regional identity. Each year, TaDA offers a work stay in Switzerland to six to eight national and international personalities. The residents develop innovative projects in the fields of art, design, architecture, literature, the performing arts or in transdisciplinary contexts. The upcoming residency periods are April to June 2021 and September to November 2021. Deadline: 4 October 2020.

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25.07.2020

OFAJ > (Jeunes et) plein d'Europe ! (France / Allemagne / Pays tiers)

L’Office franco-allemand pour la Jeunesse (OFAJ), qui souhaite soutenir les jeunes dans leurs espoirs et leur enthousiasme pour l'Europe, lance, dans le cadre de la présidence allemande du Conseil de l'UE, l’appel à projets « (Jeunes et) plein d’Europe ! ». Différents sujets peuvent être couverts: le développement durable, culture et sport, crise de la covid-19, une expérience et un défi européens etc. Date limite : 30 novembre 2020.

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20.07.2020

Fondation Thalie > Open Call for 2021 Research Residency in Visual Arts and Creative Writing

Fondation Thalie (based in Ixelles, Belgium) has opened applications for a 2021 research residency for visual arts and creative writing. The programme is open to visual artists, authors, poets, videographers, or performers, living outside Belgium. Residencies last one month and take place in the period February-June 2021. This open call is for artists (already represented by a gallery) and writers (having already been published) without limits on age or nationality. Deadline: 15 October 2020.

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