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 International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) is a multi-donor fund, established by the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005) to support its implementation in developing countries. Since 2010, the IFCD has been providing nearly 7 million USD in funding for close to 100 projects in more than 50 developing countries, covering a wide range of areas. Deadline: 16 April 2018.
U40 Empowered is a special call to expand the IFCD’s actions to support young women entrepreneurs in the digital creative industries. This initiative is made possible thanks to the generous contribution of Sabrina Ho, a rising young cultural entrepreneur and philanthropist. “U40 Empowered” supports projects from national and international NGOs from developing countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention. Deadline: 16 April 2018.
Outervision is a dancefestival in Greenland that focuses on exchange between dancers and cultural participants within the Nordic countries to strengthen and develop relations between the countries and the Greenlandic dance scene. There are two calls: one for dancers (2nd of March 2018) and for guest performers (30th of March 2018).
The Braunschweig University of Art is an internationally orientated art university with the right to grant doctorates and the right of habilitation. With 1,000 students in Fine Art, Performing Arts, ART.Education, Design, Aesthetics & Art History and Media Studies, the Braunschweig University of Art is one of the largest art academies in Europe. There are three "Braunschweig PROJECTS" scholarships for artists in Sound Art and five grants in the field of fine arts. Deadline: 17 April 2018.
The purpose of this call for proposals is to select and support an organisation and/or a consortium in organising and administering the European Union Prize for popular and contemporary music for the period 2018-2021 (editions 2019, 2020 and 2021 of the Prize). The call is about to support emerging artists and to promote and celebrate popular and contemporary European repertoire. Deadline: 21 April 2018.
With the support of the French Ministry of culture, the ACCR has been coordinating, the NORA artist-in-residence program for refugees exiled in France. The program is aiming at artists, researchers and culture professionals from countries in war, who have recently received a refugee status in France. The goal is to develop projects within French Heritage Site Centers for Arts and Creation (Centres culturels de rencontre), with the support of their team, and consequently getting a practical knowledge of French cultural, artistic and intellectual networks and building long-term connections and partnerships. The call is aimed at artists, researchers and culture professionals from Near and Middle East and from Africa, who have recently received a refugee status in France, following countries will be examined in priority Syria, Iraq, Libya, South Soudan, Eritrea and Yemen. Deadline: 23 April 2018.
The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF) is pleased to launch the regional leg of its mobility programme, which will support African music festivals wanting to programme artists from any of the following seven countries: Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria (Northern), Chad, Mali and Niger. Deadline: 22 March 2018.
For this exciting opportunity, Cemeti - Institute for Art and Society and Goethe-Institut Indonesia are collaborating for a second time to invite one artist living and working in Germany to spend three months at Cemeti Institute in Yogyakarta Indonesia, alongside one Indonesian artist, who will be in residence for the same period. Deadline: 31 March 2018.
Starting from the notion of performance in the visual art practice, the prize is unique in its particular attention to hybrid research, underlining the openness and fluidity of performance, its social and politi- cal implications and its level of public understandability. The competition is open to a wide range of emerging performative actions, including: Performances, sound and new media arts, text-based per- formances, lecture performances, multimedia storytelling, choreographic practices, relational and workshop-based projects, and other projects questioning the idea of performativity beyond the body. Deadline: 2 April 2018.
Future Learn (online course): Fashion and Sustainability: Understanding Luxury Fashion in a Changing World
Get an introduction to issues, agendas and contexts relating to fashion and sustainability in a changing world. The class starts on 9 April 2018.
2019 marks the 90th Anniversary of the creation of UNIMA. To honour this date, UNIMA is holding an open competition for young writers interested in authoring a script or concept for the puppet theatre that will be performed as part of the UNIMA 90th Anniversary celebrations. UNIMA is in search of a special script/concept for the puppet theatre. This creation will be workshopped into four distinct productions that will be performed in four separate geographical regions of the world: Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the Americas. Deadline: 15 April 2018.
New modes of artistic production have come to the fore in Southeast Asia since the 1970s. Often responding to fractious social contexts, art has expanded from its officially-circumscribed institutional settings and discourses, intervening into public spaces, tackling social issues, and engaging new audiences. However, while artistic practices have evolved in more critical directions formally and conceptually, art historical debates, mostly borrowed from Euramerican academia and tinged with market deference, have yet to fully consider these developments. This international conference seeks to develop methodologies from the region in order to provide new insights into seminal artworks, as well more recent artistic expressions that build upon the innovative trajectories established in the 1970s. Deadline: 2 April 2018.
What will the EU budget for culture look like post 2020? Will there be funding allocated to a specific cultural programme in the next programming period? As the negotiations over Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) move forward, Culture Action Europe call the European cultural sector to become loud and visible and support our demands to Double the budget available for culture in absolute terms ! #Double4Culture. Check the advocacy message shared by CAE and see how you can act too!
Regional Identity is a long-term priority of CBSS aiming to develop and foster the concept of a belonging to the Baltic Sea Region through engagement, dialogue, people-to-people contacts, networks and multilevel governance. The Council would like to see projects that focus on either one or all of the following: culture, education, children and youth. The project proposals may be initiated by individuals, groups, organisations, institutions, associations and companies in the CBSS Member states, as well as CBSS Expert Groups and CBSS Networks. Deadline: 31 March 2018.
Art Moves Africa, le British Council et On the Move sont ravis de présenter l'édition 2018 du Guide des financements de la mobilité pour les artistes et les professionnels de la culture – Afrique. Ce guide reçoit également le soutien du Ministère français de la Culture pour sa version française.