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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).

21.12.2018

Call for applications for the Artists Development Programme 2019 “Disruption: The Imprint of Man” (Luxembourg)

The European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute is pleased to announce the 2019 edition of its Artists Development Programme (ADP), for which it is looking for ONE visual artist (born after 1 January 1984) from an EU Member State to work on the theme of “Disruption: The Imprint of Man”. The mentorship will be ensured by the acclaimed Finnish artist Jorma Puranen. Deadline: 23 January 2019.

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20.12.2018

8th Call for Submissions »WimmelResearch-Fellowship« / »Immortality & Self-aware Systems« (Germany)

The »WimmelResearch-Fellowship« will be awarded as part of a joint project between Robert Bosch GmbH, Akademie Schloss Solitude and Wimmelforschung, this time with a focus on »Immortality & Self-aware Systems«. The call especially addresses artists, who deal with the question of how algorithms, cloud memory and the omnipresence of self-learning systems will affect human belief systems and how we perceive human agency in the present as well as in possible futures. Artists from all disciplines (including architects, designers, authors, sound artists, performers, filmmakers, coders) are invited to apply. Deadline: 20 January 2019.

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20.12.2018

80 organisations sign a joint statement on the revision of the Schengen Code of visas

80 organisations from the cultural sector joined forces in a call to the European Institutions to take into consideration the specific needs of the sector in the context of the trilogue negotiations on the Revision of the Visa Code. Read this statement signed by On the Move and share it!

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20.12.2018

Call for applications: Fund for Korean Art Abroad 2019

The Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism of Korea and the Korea Arts Management Service (KAMS) engage in a broad range of international exchange programs designed to introduce Korean contemporary art to audiences worldwide. As a part of this effort, KAMS awards grants to international art organizations to assist Korean artists with extending their reach globally into the art market. Are eligible: International art organizations—both commercial and non-profit—that exhibit contemporary artworks by inviting Korean artists and/or collaborating with Korean partners. Deadline: 27 February 2019.

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20.12.2018

Bothy Project > Artist residency call (Scotland)

Bothy Project is a growing network of exceptionally designed but simple cabins that offer artists of all kinds the opportunity to work in remote, spectacular locations in Scotland. Applications are open to artists of all forms, such as visual artists, performing artists, musicians, writers, and those working across disciplines or in collaboration. Priority will be given to those with an innovative approach to developing their practice and a commitment to developing and testing out new ground. The organisers particularly welcome applications from artists from minority ethnic backgrounds and Gaelic speakers or learners. Deadline: 20 January 2019.

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19.12.2018

Baltic Nordic Circus Network (BNCN) > ARTiculate Circus 2

BNCN is interested in articulated in how the Baltic and Nordic region can work together to develop circus education and its’ relationship with artistic thinking. As a result they are hosting two workshops for circus teachers. The first took place in Riga in October 2018. The second will take place in Helsinki on the 18th and 19th of February 2019. Registration for workshop 2 is now open. Deadline: 1 February 2019.

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19.12.2018

European Disability Arts Festivals, a list compiled by British Council / Disability Arts International

This is an extensive (but not comprehensive) directory of European disability arts festivals whose remit is (primarily) to support the presentation of, and discussion about, work made by disabled artists and/or inclusive companies. This list has been compiled using desk research, recommendations from key partners and user-submitted entries.

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16.12.2018

International producing organisations: soon the end of the competition (?)

This session in IETM Munich brought together performing arts producers and their structures from different countries to share examples of cooperation, good practices and explain their business models and structures. This report summarises the findings from the three roundtables held during the session on hierarchical models within producing organisations, the relationship between the artist and the producer, and stories of success and failure regarding international cooperation.

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15.12.2018

YOUNG ARCTIC ARTISTS 2019 > Open call for artworks

All visual and cross-disciplinary artist and artist groups under age of 35 currently living in Lapland (Finland, Sweden), Norrbotten (Sweden), Västerbotten (Sweden), Troms (Norway), Nordland (Norway), Finnmark (Norway), Svalbard (Norway), Faroe Island (Denmark) and Iceland, are welcome to submit existing works or project proposals to the exhibition. Submitted works or project proposals should be created not earlier than 2017. Approximately 5-7 artists will be selected for the exhibition in Gallery Napa and Studio Mustanapa and depending on the applications, to site specific spaces in Rovaniemi. Deadline: 15 February 2019.

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13.12.2018

Open call for participation > RESHAPE project

RESHAPE project is looking for artists and cultural workers who have tried and managed to devise alternative models of working together or have engaged audiences in innovative ways. Join one of 5 teams in developing transnational and experimental tools for supporting contemporary art practices. Take part in the Forum where artists and cultural workers will discuss experimental practices around Europe and South Mediterranean. Send the organisers info about your work and become a part of the Directory of experimental practices. Deadlines: 31 January and 15 February 2019.

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13.12.2018

Fonds franco-allemand Transfabrik pour le spectacle vivant

Le Fonds franco-allemand Transfabrik pour le spectacle vivant encourage des projets de coopération et de création artistique entre la France et l’Allemagne, par un apport financier en coproduction, dans les domaines de la danse contemporaine, du théâtre contemporain, du nouveau cirque, des arts de la rue, du théâtre d’objets et de la marionnette. Date limite : 20 mars 2019.

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11.12.2018

European Investment Bank Foundation > Call for applications for the Artists Development Programme 2019

The European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute is pleased to announce the 2019 edition of its Artists Development Programme (ADP), for which it is looking for TWO visual artists (born after 1 January 1984) from Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania or Romania. The ADP offers emerging European visual artists a six week-long residency in Luxembourg, enabling them to develop their practice and create a new (body of) work(s), boosted by the mentorship of a high-profile established artist. In 2019, the recipients will each be mentored by acclaimed Finnish artist Jorma Puranen. Deadline: 23 January 2019.

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11.12.2018

Étant donnés Contemporary Art > Open call (USA / France)

Étant donnés Contemporary Art aims to strengthen ties between France and the U.S. in the field of contemporary art by fostering active collaboration and encouraging long-lasting partnerships between French visual artists, curators, and collectives and American curators and cultural institutions. The fund supports the discovery of emerging talents, while also sustaining interest in established artists. Check the programmes: Grants to American institutions for exhibitions and artistic projects, Curatorial Fellowships and Etant donnés Residencies. Deadline: 1 February 2019.

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10.12.2018

British Council > Sub-Saharan Africa: Art Connects Us > Call for Expressions of Interest

The BC is seeking expressions of interest from UK based arts organisations / curators / programmers working in any of the following art forms - Visual Arts, Literature, Music, Theatre, Dance, Architecture, Design, Fashion and Film to travel to Sub-Saharan Africa to connect with the local contemporary art sectors, and undertake their own professional research to be shared with a wider UK sector in their chosen field. The trips should take place between April 2019 and March 2020. The countries covered are: Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Deadline: 8 March 2019.

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07.12.2018

UNESCO > Global Survey on Status of the Artist

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 (extended): 31 January 2019.

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