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).
NEF Animation supports the writing and the creative research in the field of animated film by developping artist residency programs that encourage international mobility. The International Writing Residency for Animation Films allows authors to immerse themselves one month into their work without caring about material constraints in a peaceful and inspiring atmosphere and enable them to meet and exchange with other artists in residency. Deadline: 8 November 2017.
Rencontres Audiovisuelles, DeVisu laboratory of the University of Valenciennes and Arenberg Creative Mine propose a research and thematic creation residency about video mapping. This application call is adressed to artists that are scriptwriters, filmmakers, museographs, stage designers, animation artists, game designers, developers, sound designers, musicians, etc. from anywhere in the world. Deadline: 27 October 2017.
La Friche is looking for performances (theatre, dance, music, viusal arts associated with the other arts), to think Living Arts as a mean to highlight environmental and society issues. Deadline: 15 December 2017.
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 2018.
This time, 1-3 artists will be selected from 21 countries/region in Asia. The program will be placing even more importance on “exchange” with the museum visitors and local community through the creative channel of art. Eligible candidates shall come from: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam. Deadline: 20 November 2017.
The creation plans during the artists’ stay in Taiwan must involve the Kaohsiungs’ local culture, geographic environment, cultural landscape, social conditions, and other related issues. The organisers are open to any fields of art. Deadline: 31 December 2017.
Call for participants to an international symposium, McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology, University of Toronto (Canada)
The symposium will focus on the role of digital technologies in re-organizing labour processes and forms of worker resistance. The organisers are interested in empirical and theoretical contributions that address worker organizing and unionization, strikes, work refusal, algorithm hacking, tactical interventions, as well as the material and political economic components of resistance to platform-based labour. Both academic and activist critical perspectives on platform labour and politics are welcome. Deadline: 27 October 2017.
PUSH is a 2-year EU funded project working with five partners in Scotland, Belgium, Ireland, Norway and Denmark to ‘push’ and develop thinking, ideas and the artforms within theatre and dance for children and young people in Europe. PUSH Lab is now open for applications. This will be an 8-day residential laboratory that will focus on the topic of Migration hosted by the Irish partner The Ark.14 paid places will be allocated through an application process for artists based in Scotland, Belgium, Ireland, Denmark and Norway. Deadline: 25 October 2017.
In collaboration with the EU-Japan Fest, Wrocław 2016 Office invites groups of 5 Japanese artists, curators, cultural managers, architects and designers living in Japan or Europe, and interested in collaborative work to create a new project in Wrocław, Poland. Key words for this open call are: cooperation, resources, urban community, ecology and green philosophy, cultural and civic education, collectivism, public space, activism, design and, above all, artistic and cultural practices in contemporary urban environment. Deadline: 10 November 2017.
The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) has implemented in 2017 Mobility First!, a new fund to support the travel of Asian and European artists and cultural professionals between Asia and Europe and within Asia.The next round of calls will be out in December 2017! Stay tuned!
Tanzcompagnie Konzert Theater Bern and its director Estefania Miranda are pleased to announce a call for applications. Tanzplattform Bern is an International dance festival and competition for choreographers. All stylistic approaches to choreography are admitted. Criteria for selection require a clear artistic vision that encompasses professionalism, choreographic craftsmanship, a high level of dance performance and innovation. Deadline: 30 December 2017.
In 2016 the Van Abbemuseum launched the research programme Deviant Practice. Following the conclusion of nine research projects over the past year, they are seeking new proposals from artists, curators and writers for 2018. There are two research frameworks: Archives and Constituencies. Deadline: 17 November 2017.
This is an international open call for the 8th France + Singapore Photographic Arts Award (FSPAA), an award that aims to feature French and Singaporean professional artists. Providing a platform to showcase their creative talents to an international audience, this award raises awareness of the experimental and emerging styles of photographic art. It is also organized to promote the exchange of artistic knowledge, experiences, and ideas between the artists from France and Singapore. You have to be a French or Singaporean citizen (including PR) to be eligible to apply, although you don’t have to necessarily be based in either France or Singapore. You have to be below 40 years old. Deadline: 27 October 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. Please note that the Mobility Fund is not accepting applications at the moment. However, the Mobility Fund will open again on 1 February 2018, and you are welcome to submit your application after that date.
Curators, artists, writers, and creative individuals, regardless of experience level, background, or location can apply. No topics are off limits, no ideas are too controversial. Deadline: 31 October 2017.