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).
SEAΔ is a program co-created by Mekong Cultural Hub and British Council which creates space for cultural practitioners to reflect on how their work in arts and culture can contribute to sustainable development within South East Asia through their individual and collective leadership. Each year the organisers will select 10 Fellows from 10 countries: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Deadline: 1 September 2018.
The Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends is a unique reference work on cultural policies and related developments available at Culturalpolicies.net. This platform publishes the cultural policy and legal information of as many as 43 different countries, and provides analysis on trends, new challenges and debates. The Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends is looking for Expert Authors in: Denmark, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Portugal and Sweden. Compendium Expert Authors are responsible for researching, updating and reviewing their national cultural policy. Deadline: 1st September 2018.
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.
Les Résidences Sur Mesure permettent à des artistes français ou étrangers résidant en France, d’effectuer et/ou d’approfondir une recherche personnelle afin de mener le projet de leur choix, à l’étranger, dans les pays indiqués. Le second dispositif s’adresse aux Collectifs d’artistes et de créateurs français – ou domiciliés en France depuis plus de cinq ans - qui souhaitent développer un projet de recherche et de création dans les pays de l’Union Européenne pendant une durée d’un à deux mois. Date limite : 13 septembre 2018.
officine CAOS - Turin (IT), an international cross-disciplinary hub for cultural and social innovation, is seeking for emerging artists from abroad, working in the fields of contemporary theatre and dance, performance or multimedia art, in order to present their work during the winter season 2019, from January to April. The organisers particularly wish to engage with cross-disciplinary and performance art works, lasting up to 40 min. Deadline: 15 September 2018.
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.
The Tsung-Yeh Artist Village in Tainan City is the result of the fusion of an old sugar refinery with multicultural ideas to form a unique space. Tsung-Yeh Artist Village takes as its theme the concept of ‘Site-Specific Art’. The artists also can engage with Tainan and Madou locality’s natural and historical sites, and with local communities. Applications are welcomed from the fields of Interdisciplinary art practices, Visual art and Performance. Deadline: 16 September 2018.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pour sa neuvième exposition collective, la Taverne Gutenberg se transforme en une immense bibliothèque cinéphile : riche et éclectique. Chacun des artistes sélectionnés pour l'occasion propose une œuvre inspirée d'un film, d'une scène ou même d'un simple plan cinématographique. Le but étant de mettre en lumière le lien qui peut exister entre différents médiums artistiques et de rendre un hommage original au 7e art. Une attention particulière sera portée aux projets permettant une interaction avec le public. Date limite : 15 septembre 2018.
Fundación Casa Wabi and ArtReview are pleased to announce an open-call residency prize for artists wishing to stay in Oaxaca for the month of July 2019. Applications must detail a project that engages with or benefits the local community in Puerto Escondido, Mexico. Applications are welcome from all artists, irrespective of background, age, nationality or career. A maximum of two artists can apply together if they work collaboratively. Deadline: 30 August 2018.
Residency for musicians at Le Confort Moderne (France) and a residency for a curator at Capacete (Brazil)
These residencies with Mophradat are open for musicians/curators from the Arab world. Le Confort Moderne has been exploring independent music and contemporary art production for thirty-two years, gaining international recognition for its concerts, exhibitions, encounters, and artistic innovation. Capacete is a residency program that has been active for twenty years, aiming to set up situations and develop strategies that offer concrete and real alternatives to the unstable field of art. Deadlines: 30 August (France) and 14 September (Brazil).
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