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).
Freemuse > Freedom of Artistic Expression Programme Officer (part-time), Southeast and Eastern Europe
The Southeast and Eastern Europe Programme Officer (SEE Europe PO) will be hosted by a partner organisation in Belgrade, Serbia.The SEE Europe PO shall on behalf of Freemuse document, monitor and analyse violations of artists’ rights to Freedom of Expression in Southeast and Eastern Europe and monitor policies, laws and political and social developments that may affect freedom of expression. The work includes writing articles and analytical reports to Freemuse. Deadline: 28 August 2017.
This programme is designed to provide financial assistance for non-profit organisations in the US and Canada that aim to introduce Japanese performing arts to local audiences. PAJ Touring Grants help present Japanese performing arts at multiple locations in the United States and Canada, with an emphasis on locations outside major metropolitan areas. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
2017 EESC Civil Society Prize - Innovative projects to promote quality employment and entrepreneurship for the future of work
The aim of the Civil Society Prize, which is awarded annually, is to reward and encourage tangible initiatives and achievements by civil society organisations and/or individuals that have made a significant contribution to promoting European identity and integration. Its overall objective is to raise awareness of the contribution that civil society organisations and/or individuals can make to the creation of a European identity and citizenship in a way that underpins the common values that shore up European integration. Deadline: 8 September 2017.
La Gaîté Lyrique, Cinekid, KIKK and WoeLab are coordinating Les Voyages de Capitaine futur, a joint project that aims to empower citizens with technology culture from a very young age. The four partners are developing the project around Capitaine futur, an imaginary character whose journeys introduce, since 2011, children to contemporary art and new media, which serve as tools for emancipation and learning. The partnership is launching an open call for proposals for the production and travelling exhibition of three original media artworks, which will be paired with creation workshops and online tutorials and exhibited in Paris, Amsterdam, Namur and Lomé. Deadline (extended): 6 September 2017.
Each year, thankyouforcoming hosts art critics and/or curators for a 7 days' residency in Nice and its suburb. 2 opportunities for a 7-day residency are available, IN WINTER 2017 (December or January) OR SPRING 2018 (March or April). Deadline: 3 September 2017.
L’Institut français, en partenariat avec le ministère de la Culture – Direction générale de la création artistique, et l’Institut national d’histoire de l’art s’associent pour l’attribution d’une aide à la mobilité internationale « Recherche innovante en art contemporain » à un/e chercheur/se français/e ou vivant en France. Date limite: 30 septembre 2017.
First call for proposals for the financing of cross-border cooperation projects in the Mediterranean
Amongst the topics addressed by the call, which covers the 11 Programme Priorities, are the challenges linked to territorial economic growth through the development of small and medium-sized enterprises, the driving role of innovation and research, social inclusion and the fight against poverty, and finally the protection of environment and adaptation to climate change. Each partnership submitting a project proposal shall represent at least three eligible countries, including at least one different EU Mediterranean Country and one Mediterranean Partner Country. Deadline: 9 November 2017.
The Climate Action Challenge is a new global design competition calling on the creative community to submit bold, innovative solutions to combat the impacts of climate change. What Design Can Do (WDCD) and its main partners, IKEA Foundation and Autodesk Foundation, invite designers, creative thinkers and imaginative trouble-shooters from all countries and disciplines to take part! Deadline: 24 September 2017.
Strategic communications consultancy Portland has published the findings of its Soft Power 30 2017 rankings for countries around the world, based on factors ranging from culture, government, enterprise, digital and education, to cuisine, friendliness, luxury goods, foreign policy and liveability. The Soft Power 30 rankings have revealed France rising to first place, while the UK remains in second place and the US sinks to third.
Actors of Urban Change aims to achieve sustainable and participatory urban development through cultural activities and by using specific potentials of culture as driver and enabler of positive change. This is carried out by strengthening the competencies for cross-sector collaboration among actors from the cultural, public and private sectors. Through local projects, an international qualification programme, Europe-wide exchange and individual coaching, the programme participants put those skills into practice. This programme is open to individuals who are based in one of the 47 Council of Europe member states, Kosovo or Belarus.Deadline: 22 September 2017.
This residency programme is part of the “Project to Support Nurturing of Media Arts Creators” organized by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan (Bunka-cho). Emerging artists in Media Arts (Media Geijutsu in Japanese) around the world are invited to come and stay in Tokyo to create new works. Whether the works are media art, videos, games, animations, or manga, during their stay the artists will be able to experience Japanese Media Arts culture, with an additional opportunity to meet with Japanese creators to discuss their works. The aim of this programme is not only to support the creation of significant works but also to stimulate cross-cultural dialogues through Media Arts. Deadline: 19 September 2017.
For IDIOMATIC, the next show of the Brussels theatre company Transquinquennal about the diversity of languages, the teams are looking for a German act/or/ress also able to speak Romanian (or able to fluently speak both languages). Transquinquennal is the artistic partner of the project “Dub It – One Voice, Many Languages” that is being developed in the frame of the European Theatre Lab by Théâtre de Liège and Teatrul Național “Marin Sorescu”, Craiova. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
CAOS 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 2018, from January to April. The organisers particularly wish to engage with works characterised by a strong commitment to artistic experimentation within socially sensitive or challenging situations. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
EWA's scriptwriter residency programme is a great initiative dedicated to supporting the next generation of screenwriting talents among EWA (European Women's Audiovisual network) members, and helping them enter the industry by working the strategic positioning of the project with the best script possible. Its purpose is offering to one selected woman scriptwriter or director the possibility to be mentored by a script consultant, to work with her before the Berlinale and to have the opportunity to attend the EFM at the Berlinale 2018 to make connections. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
Many organisations and networks in Europe have started to publish mapping, researches and online information about refugees' integration through art and culture and refugees / migrants as artists. This page is about listing these initiatives. Feel free to email mobility(at)on-the-move.org for further inputs.