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).
The European Cultural Foundation (ECF) bridges people and democratic institutions by connecting local cultural change-makers and communities across wider Europe. ECF is currently looking for a pragmatic and hands-on individual to join its Advocacy, Research and Development team. This is a temporary role from mid-March to mid-October 2018 (7 months) to cover for ECF current Senior Advocacy Officer who will go on maternity leave. Deadline: 24 January 2018.
International Call for Artist in Residence (Malta) > Esplora Interactive Science Centre > Science through Storytelling
The Valletta 2018 Foundation together with Esplora Interactive Science Centre, is inviting artists to apply for an immersive Artist-in-Residence (AiR) experience. The Residency Programme aims to communicate science through and with the art form of storytelling and encourages productive interaction between international creatives, local creatives and local communities as well as, physical and virtual environments. Deadline: 31 January 2018.
The Staff Exchange Programme by IETM-International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts offers its members a unique opportunity to gain a short but valuable international experience by joining the team of another member organisation and hosting a professional from abroad. The duration of an exchange programme may vary from 1 week to 3 months or more. The only condition to take part in the Staff Exchange Programme is to be a member of IETM. Deadline: 28 March 2018.
This opportunity will enable an early/mid-career artist based in Africa to undertake a fully-funded residency at Gasworks in London from 2 July to 17 September 2018. Gasworks’ residencies are opportunities for self-led professional development, artistic exchange and experimentation. This residency also offers the opportunity to engage with The Showroom and the London iteration of the international project Women on Aeroplanes, which is being developed together with The Otolith Collective (Kodwo Eshun and Anjalika Sagar). Deadline: 24 January 2018.
The board of Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation is seeking to appoint a new director to lead the organization. Leading a dedicated team, the new director will conceive and execute the program and represent the institution towards funders, partners and audiences, nationally and internationally. The director will also contribute to Index’ long-term strategic development plan. Deadline: 30 January 2018.
Towards greater gender equality: Promoting the Role and Image of Women in the Southern Mediterranean Audiovisual Sector
The project Towards Greater Gender Equality: Promoting the Role and Image of Women in the Southern Mediterranean Audiovisual Sector – SouthMed WiA, is designed to promote gender equality and support the film sector in seven Southern Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia. The overall objective of SouthMed WiA is to strengthen the capacities of the audiovisual operators in the target countries to contribute to sustainable development and cultural diversity, by promoting gender equality and enhancing the image of women in the film sector. Deadline: 23 February 2018.
The British Council, LIFT and Battersea Arts Centre have an opportunity for two West African artists currently living and working in Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal or Sierra Leone to join the New International Voices residency programme in London from 11-24 June, part of LIFT 2018. Applicants must be aged between 18-35 (by 31 December 2018) working in theatre, dance, live art, spoken word and performance. Deadline: 26 January 2018.
Laboratori per tandem transfrontalieri / Ateliers pour tandems transfrontaliers / Labors für grenzüberschreitende Tandems (IT/CH)
Apre il 21 novembre il bando di partecipazione ai laboratori creativi promossi da «Viavai+»nell’ambito della cooperazione transfrontaliera tra il Cantone Ticino, il Cantone Vallese e la Regione Lombardia, col sostegno di Pro Helvetia. . Le 21 novembre, «Viavai+» lance l’appel à projets pour les ateliers créatifs, dans le cadre de la coopération transfrontalière entre le Canton du Tessin, le Canton du Valais et la Région Lombardie, avec le soutien de Pro Helvetia. / Am 21. November beginnt die Ausschreibung für die Teilnahme an den Kreativlabors, die«Viavai+» im Rahmen der grenzüberschreitenden Zusammenarbeit zwischen dem Kanton Tessin, dem Kanton Wallis und der Region Lombardei mit der Unterstützung von Pro Helvetia realisiert. 16/2/2018.
The Brown International Writers Project is currently seeking nominations and applications for its one-year fellowship with residency. The Fellowship is designed to provide sanctuary and support for established creative writers - fiction writers, playwrights, and poets - who are persecuted in their home countries or are actively prevented from pursuing free expression in their literary art. Deadline: 15 February 2018.
The BAU Institute Residency offers international mid-career artists, who have been working independently for over ten years, apartments and workspaces at no cost. Hosted by the Camargo Foundation, the BAU Institute’s Residency award supports artists working in the visual arts, film, performance, and writing on a secluded campus in Cassis, France. BAU Institute encourages national and international applicants of diverse backgrounds. The residency may accommodate up to 15. Fellowship selections are determined by a rotating panel of discipline-specific professionals. Deadline: 31 January 2018.
A special characteristic of Arc is the wonderful landscape that surrounds it. As walking can be conducive to the discursive process, we want to regularly invite two persons for shorter residencies, to take long walks in the beautiful green surroundings together. Walk & Talk residencies are aimed at artists and other cultural practitioners who wish to discuss a certain question with an expert from another field. The idea is to give people time to enter into a longer dialogue in another rhythm and collaborative mode. Deadline for application: no later than 2 months before the starting date of your residency.
Borderline Offensive (2017-2020) is a partnership of 12 countries in Europe and the Middle East, using humor and art to mediate intercultural dialogue and tackle societal challenges as framed by the so-called xenophobia/populism/migrant crisis. The organisers are looking for 20 Artists (all disciplines, career stages, tribal ideologies), with interest in humor aesthetics, intercultural dialogue, participatory art practices and art-based societal development; 19 out of 20 applicants are locally based in Sweden, Serbia, Netherlands, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Lebanon, Palestine, Turkey, Syria (any national origin); 1 out of 20 applicants may represent any country, nationality and legal status (as relevant to project's topics, preferably MENA). Deadline: 14 February 2018.
Le Fonds pour la jeune création francophone est né d’un projet conjoint entre le Centre National du Cinéma et de l’image animée (CNC) en France, la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles en Belgique, le Film Fund Luxembourg au Luxembourg, la Société de Développement des Entreprises Culturelles (SODEC) au Québec, Téléfilm Canada,TV5MONDE, Orange, France Télévisions, la SACD, la SACD Belgique et la SACD Canada. Envisagé comme un système d’aides sélectives destiné à soutenir le dynamisme de la création pour des œuvres de cinéma, séries audiovisuelles et contenus web, il a pour objectif de favoriser l’émergence des talents prometteurs dans les pays d’Afrique francophone subsaharienne et Haïti. Date limite: 1er mars 2018.
Through this grants scheme, the European Cultural Foundation funds emerging artists and cultural workers of 18 years old or older in 59 countries to explore and to exchange views, skills and inspiration, create long-lasting collaborations and to instigate a positive change in their communities. They support all kinds of cross-border creativity - including music, visual art, theatre, dance, film, documentary, multimedia, design, photography, fashion and cultural capacity building. #steptravelgrants guidelines are updated! You can now apply for a larger grant if you choose more #sustainable ways of transport such as bus and train journeys. The deadline to apply is a minimum of 60 days before the departure date.
The World Economic Forum's Transformation Maps - a constantly refreshed repository of knowledge about global issues, from climate change to the future of work - are now publicly available for the first time and free of charge.There are various subjects covered (including art and culture, virtual and augmented reality as well as countries' focus).