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 non-profit Allianz Cultural Foundation initiates and sponsors multilateral art, culture and education projects in Europe and the Mediterranean fostering mutual understanding and dialogue that transcends borders. Its main focus is on cross-disciplinary and contemporary projects that put innovative approaches in art, culture and education into practice and that help shape social change in the spirit of European integration. They particularly support programs that promote exchange, encounters and digitization, that ignite enthusiasm for the European project in young people, and that forge sustainable ties between participating players. Deadline: 1 March 2018.
The RRR4 residencies, Study Room Guides and Toolkits are supported by, and form part of Live Art Development Agency/ LADA’s contribution to, the Collaborative Arts Partnership Programme (CAPP), a transnational programme funded by the European Union focusing on collaborative practices with the aim of engaging new participants and enhancing mobility and exchange for artists.
Since MOMENTUM was founded in 1998, it has established itself as one of the most important biennials for contemporary art in the Nordic region, thus contributing to strengthen the Nordic art field and further to demonstrate that Moss is a city of art. MOMENTUM´s main venues are Momentum Kunsthall and Galleri F 15. Additional venues and places in Moss are chosen related to each individual biennale. MOMENTUM is produced by Punkt Ø - Galleri F 15 & Momentum. Punkt Ø is seeking a main curator for Momentum 10. Deadline: 15 December 2017.
Seconde Nature and ZINC (France) > International call for projects Chroniques 2018 : creation and distribution of digital works 'Levitations'
In preparation of “Chroniques” an international biennial dedicated to new media art and digital culture, Seconde Nature and ZINC create a production platform, financed by the Conseil Régional Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (FRANCE), to help the production and circulation of original art. Together with other partners, they are calling for national and international artists to produce an original artwork. Deadline: 17 December 2017.
Almagro International Festival of Classical Theatre > International Contest Barroco Infantil (Spain) > Open call
Strongly encouraged by the reactions of the younger children fascinated by what is happening on stage throughout the five editions of the Contest, the Festival continues to support this initiative that offers a space to professional companies to bring family audiences closer to Classical Theatre. Deadline: 11 February 2018.
The ArtsLink Back Apartment Residency programme provides opportunities for international artists and curators to conduct research, create new work, and collaborate with the local arts community in St. Petersburg, Russia. The ArtsLink Back Apartment Residency programme supports artists and curators from the United States. Artists from other countries are welcome to apply, but need to seek financial support to cover their expenses. CEC ArtsLink will provide free accommodation in the residency space. Deadline: 15 December 2017.
Imaginarius – International Street Theater Festival of Santa Maria da Feira (Portugal) > Open call for applications
In 2018, Imaginarius – International Street Theater Festival of Santa Maria da Feira gives space to the creativity of emerging artists from all over the world, through the competition of artistic creations for the public space – Mais Imaginarius. Mais Imaginarius is a section of the Imaginarius festival that challenges national and international artists to present proposals that approach the public space in its most diverse perceptions, testing formats and models, towards the construction of new artistic identities. Deadline: 31 December 2017.
TESZT, the Euroregional Theatre Festival Timișoara, Romania is an international festival that has been organised annually since 2008. This year the organisers would like to broaden their selection process, thus together with the Csiky Gergely Hungarian State Theatre they have launched a call for applications for works within the field of theatre and performing arts. The organisers pay special attention to performances produced in the region (Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, etc.), to artistic projects that are aesthetically and/or content-wise intriguing and to emerging artists. Deadline: 5 January 2018.
Guide des opportunités de financements de la mobilité culturelle - France / Guide to opportunities of cultural mobility funding- France
Découvrez la version 2017 éditée du guide des opportunités de financements de la mobilité culturelle pour la France. Un grand merci à Maïa Sert pour cette actualisation. Le guide des opportunités de financements de la mobilité culturelle pour la France reçoit le soutien du Ministère de la Culture-France. For English speaking artists and cultural professionals: the cultural mobility funding guide for France is in French. However, in the table of contents (table des matières), you can refer to the funding schemes in English with the acronym EN. The cultural mobility funding guide for France is supported by the Ministry of Culture-France. Thanks to Maia Sert for this 2017 editing and update.
This call is aimed at theatre makers up to the age of 35 from the fields of directing, acting, design, dramaturgy, writing, music, video, performance, choreography and other artistic disciplines. The International Forum is a 18 days scholarship programme organised by the Berliner Festspiele’s Theatertreffen and sponsors theatre makers from all parts of the world. The organisers are especially interested in hearing from artists whose work addresses socially relevant issues, outlines new narratives and perspectives and seeks to connect with traditional theatre forms with the aim of developing them further and looking for new aesthetic idioms. Deadline: 15 December 2017.
Residency opportunities are open to national and international artists 21+ years of age, showing a strong professional working history. A variety of disciplines are accepted including, but not limited to, visual arts, media/new genre, performance, architecture, film/video, literature, interdisciplinary arts, music composition, and choreography. Deadline: 15 December 2017.
Collège international de philosophie (CIPh) et la Fondation de l’Allemagne - Maison Heinrich Heine > Résidence de recherche 'Penser l'Europe' (France)
Le Collège international de philosophie (CIPh) et la Fondation de l’Allemagne - Maison Heinrich Heine (MHH) ont le plaisir d’annoncer la création d’une résidence de recherche annuelle intitulée « Penser l’Europe » sur le thème Concepts d’ « Europe » et lieux du concept. L'appel à candidature s'adresse à des chercheurs postdoc (junior ou senior) pour une durée de 2 à 3 mois compris dans la période du 01/05/2018 au 31/10/2018. Date limite: 15 décembre 2017.
The Culture Initiative > Call for Artist Proposals from Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA), Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
The Culture Initiative is an art fund set up by AFEW International for artistic interventions preceding and during the 22nd International AIDS conference 2018 (AIDS 2018) in Amsterdam. The fund is looking for visual & performing artists from Eastern European and Central Asian Countries (EECA) to critically reflect on HIV/AIDS and its related topics (e.g. affected communities, stigma and discrimination, community health etc) and the relationship and dialogue between ‘The West and the East’ in tackling overarching global social and economic phenomena such as the HIV/AIDS crisis. The Culture Initiative invites five artists (visual/performing arts) for artist-residencies in Amsterdam in the months leading up to the conference (23-27 July 2018). Deadline: 5 December 2017.
Africa Centre is now accepting applications for its 2017 Artist In Residency (AIR) Programmes. They are offering residencies in Australia, Brazil, Spain, Italy and the United States. They are seeking high calibre African artists, in different stages of their development (from emerging to late career), who are provocative, innovative, and stretching the boundaries of their artistic practice. The residencies are available to composers, writers, video/filmmakers, curators, visual and performance artists as well as other forms, whose work is inspired by or relates to the challenges facing humanity. Deadlines: 1 December for Mid-Late Career Artists and 16 December for Emerging-Mid Career Artists.
Independent Projects awards provide funding to artists and arts managers who propose to undertake projects in the United States in collaboration with a US non-profit arts organization or individual artist. Applicants must have a letter of invitation from a US partner in order to apply for an Independent Projects award. Eligible countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mongolia, Moldova, Montenegro, Palestine, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Deadline: 5 December 2017.