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).
Many organisations and networks in Europe have started to publish mapping, researches and online information about refugees' integration through art and culture and refugees / migrants as artists. This page is about listing these initiatives. Feel free to email mobility(at)on-the-move.org for further inputs.
The Mazzola brothers, who run the CO.ME.L. company of Latina (Italy), have announced the call of the sixth edition of the International ‘COMEL Award Vanna Migliorin - Contemporary Art’. The Award wants to draw attention to the expressive, aesthetic, communicative and constructive possibilities of aluminum. Participation in the competition is free and open to all artists, 18 years of age and older, that operate in any of the European countries, and use aluminum as the main and significant medium for the realization of the work to be submitted. Deadline: 15 June 2017.
This fund is exclusively for East African nationals and residents looking to travel to either Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda or Ethiopia (18-35 years old). The Mobility East Africa grant programme accepts applications all year round. You can apply at any time but grant review can take up to 3 months.
Vous êtes un/e artiste, une structure culturelle, ou un/e professionnel/le, la plateforme Tour Manager est faite pour vous ! Chaque année, ce sont près de 300 dossiers proposés aux Alliances françaises de Chine. Elles en sélectionnent entre 60 et 70, qui sont autant d’occasions pour les artistes de partager des moments inoubliables, ici en Chine. Date limite: 15 mai 2017.
This is a call for artists (below 40 years old) from any country and nationality (excepted Spanish) who do not live in Spain and wish to make a residency in the region of Bidasoa (Irun, Hendaia and Hondarribia), located between the Basque country French and Spain. All artistic disciplines are accepted (visual arts, audiovisual, scenic, music, design, etc.). Deadline: 28 April 2017.
This programme is devoted to the performing arts and is directed both to live performance artists (of all disciplines) and to visual artists who wish to create for the stage. Indeed, collaborations between performing artists and visual artists are encouraged. It concerns hybrid performances with a predominant visual arts dimension, scheduled to be premiered between January and December 2018. Deadline: 1 July 2017.
This open call is intended to students, curators, educators, artists, cultural workers, ICT’s experts, thinkers, hackers, social scientists, engineers, writers, storytellers, game designers, coders... The project will deal with the following issues, always related to migration : ecology, energy, multicultural community, human rights, health, integration, nutrition and food. The project can take one of the following forms : installation, interactive experience / new media (augmented reality / 360 ° video / transmedia), game, edition. Deadline: 15 May 2017.
This publication is focused on social and participatory art practices analyzed through a methodology of dialogues and conversations with artists and cultural practitioners from Asia and Europe. Among the different topics discussed in the publication, there is the significant emergence of artistic and cultural mobility.
Vous êtes poète, écrivain, musicien, chorégraphe, plasticien, vidéaste, réalisateur, photographe… et voulez vivre une expérience extraordinaire d’environ trois mois de création dans les Terres australes et antarctiques françaises entre décembre 2017 et avril 2018 ; vous ne craignez pas l’éloignement (les îles australes françaises sont à plusieurs jours de mer de l’île de La Réunion), ni l’absence de liaison internet ou de téléphone portable et vous êtes en bonne santé physique. Alors candidatez avant le 31 mai 2017!
The Akademie Director shall represent the former judicially and extra-judicially. He/she shall manage the affairs of the Akademie within the framework of the foundation's objective. His/her remit includes artistic direction as regards the administration of the Akademie. Deadline: 28 April 2017.
THINK URBAN: call for representatives of artistic and cultural environments from Wroclaw partner cities (Poland)
The organisers invite artists, curators, researchers, journalists, activists and animators interested in urban scene to create a new project in Wrocław. Key words for this open call are: urban identity and community, ecology and green philosophy, cultural and civic education, self-organisation and collectivism, public space and innovative solutions for cities, activism, guerilla initiatives, design and new technologies and, above all, artistic and cultural practices in contemporary urban environment. Eligible cities are: Breda (the Netherlands), Lille and Poitiers (Department of La Vienne/France), Dresden and Wiesbaden (Germany), Grodno (Belarus), Hradec Kralove (Czech Republic), Kaunas and Vilnius (Lithuania), Lviv (Ukraine) and Ramat Gan (Israel). Deadline: 28 April 2017.
The Prince Claus Fund’s Ticket Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners by covering travel costs, in particular for artists and cultural practitioners living in Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, non-EU Balkans and non-EU Eastern Europe who wish to travel within these areas.
The organisers believe that the stakeholders from the culture and creative sectors – artists, cultural and creative entrepreneurs and companies, public institutions, other professionals as well as researchers – are essential actors in shaping a better society. Thus, the NICE Award 2017 invites individuals, teams and organizations from the cultural and creative sectors to propose surprising and experimental solutions for helping shape an inclusive society in this high speed world of digital and global disruption. Deadline: 30 April 2017.
Vermont Studio Center’s Displaced Artists Fund exists to assist visual artists and writers displaced due to natural disasters, climate change, or political turmoil or threat by providing residencies in a safe and supportive community of creative peers. Applications on a rolling basis.
The Fund is designed with applications from UK organisations in mind, but any organisation is eligible to apply. Grants are available to applicants working with local partners in one or more of the Fund’s target countries: Afghanistan, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Iraq, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey and Yemen. Deadlines for the large grants (expression of interest): 31 March 2017 and for the small grants: 21 April, 21 July 2017 and 20 October 2017.