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).
Mekong Cultural Hub > Representatives from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and Taiwan needed!
Are you a cultural practitioner, active in your own community, interested in developing your regional network and excited about the idea of shaping and initiating more projects and collaborations between countries? Mekong Cultural Hub is looking for you! Deadline: 22 November 2018.
The French National Centre for Choreography National Ballet of Marseille is taking a new direction in association with the guidelines of the Ministry of Culture, the City of Marseille and the Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region. The management of this new approach will be entrusted to (a) choreographer(s) who enjoy(s) a national and international reputation in their field. The artistic and cultural project, carried out in a spirit of cooperation with the various key players in culture both within and beyond the region, will be designed to be open and accessible to the young and will enjoy close links with the other arts. Deadline: 30 November 2018.
While attending the Performing Arts Meeting in Seoul (PAMS) on 9-11 October 2018, we came across different Asian networks that have blossomed, particularly since 2015, in the performing arts sector. Check the list of these networks that we started to compile and feel free to write to us to correct or enrich it!
International cultural experts share their experience, reveal the secrets of their profession to you and teach how to create high-quality cultural projects. Among the courses are online journalism, investor pitching, fundraising, digital communication, proposal writing, etc. Deadline: 9 March 2019.
Center Stage Korea (CSK), initiated and organized by Korea Arts Management Service (KAMS), is a partnership with international presenters. In cooperation with festivals, venues and networks, Center Stage Korea introduces Korea’s diverse performances to audiences around the world, thus strengthening cultural enrichment, mutual understanding and exchange in the field of arts. International presenters (in charge of a festival, venue or network) seeking to organize a program featuring Korean artists/groups can apply. Deadline: 30 November 2018.
Through sequential residencies hosted throughout the year, Hordaland kunstsenter hopes to create an ongoing forum for thinking about, reading, and disseminating forms of writing that cross thresholds between art criticism, philosophy, descriptive writing, artist’s statements, fiction, poetry, writing for performance, text art, and any other genres of writing that might be relevant. Applications are invited from all kinds of arts professionals whose work significantly involves writing, typography, text and publishing. Deadline: 30 November 2018.
The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism (ECFJ) is an experimental grant-making program that supports artists producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work for major media outlets.ECFJ supports a variety of work, including text, photography, audio and video. Artists with longer-term, research-intensive projects are also encouraged to apply. In an effort to be responsive to an ever-fluctuating news cycle, artists can apply to ECFJ for support of their work on a rolling basis.
ACT Festival is a call for emerging artists from the contemporary Performing arts scene. It is not just a Festival but also a Performing Arts Fair, attended by international programmers. This XVI edition will take place in Bilbao and Barakaldo (Spain) from 29th of May to 1st of June of 2019. There is a contest with different awards: ACT main award, ACT-DURI Korea award and ACT-BAD Bilbao award. Deadline: 15 December 2018.
STAGE Lab (Scientists, Technologists and Artists Generating Exploration) > Open call by the University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering
STAGE – Scientists, Technologists and Artists Generating Exploration – is a laboratory within the University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering, in which they create and develop original multimedia theatre work inspired by science and technology. For these fellowships, the organisers are ideally looking for people with hybrid interests and skills, especially scientists who have had some theatre experience, as well as theatre artists with an interest in science. Deadline: 21 January 2019 (First interviews are held on a rolling basis; as a general rule, therefore, applications should be submitted as early as possible).
The International Forum is a 18-day scholarship programme that promotes young theatre makers from all parts of the world. The open call is aimed at theatre makers up to the age of 35 from the fields of directing, acting, design, dramaturgy, writing, music, video, performance, choreography and other artistic disciplines. The International Forum sees itself as a platform for comprehensive theoretical and practical exchange. Deadline: 15 December 2018.
The European Diploma in Cultural Project Management is a pan-European training programme arising from the will to foster cultural diversity as well as transregional and transnational cultural exchanges. Each year, around 25 professionals from +/- 20 countries are taking part in the European Diploma. Since 1989, more than 570 cultural managers from 45 countries (from Europe mainly and the Middle East, Canada, Sénégal, etc) followed this course. The programme is supported by the Council of Europe. Deadline: 15 January 2019.
Tanzplattform Bern 2019 is an international dance festival and competition for choreographers. Selected choreographers should guarantee their availability to perform the submitted piece during the Tanzplattform Bern / 20-22 June 2019. Deadline: 10 December 2018.
Conceived as a hand-on tool, this mobility guide - conceived by Circostrada in collaboration with On the Move - aims to be resourceful and inspirational for future collaborations between Asia and Europe in the field of circus and street art. It not only gives an overview and a mapping of Asian artistic scene in circus and street arts, but also helps to organise and plan a mobility project for all cultural players through funding mobility schemes, administrative pieces of advice and inspiring collaboration testimonies.
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. Note from the Prince Claus Fund: the Mobility Fund will open again at the end of February 2019 and you are welcome to submit your application after that date.
This program aims to support the development of professionals specializing in the study of Japanese art by providing an opportunity for curators and researchers from abroad to conduct research in Japan, and by so doing, promote the study of the field and the introduction of Japanese art overseas. Deadline: 3 December 2018.