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).
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.
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.
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.
Guide des opportunités de financements de la mobilité culturelle - France / Guide to opportunities of cultural mobility funding- France
Découvrez la version 2018 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 2018 editing and update.
The Festival of Young Theatre Days is returning to Klaipėda, Lithuania, inviting professional theatre creators to try themselves in an unusually fast and dynamic creative process. Gathered actors, directors, stage designers, playwrights and critics will, study the themes prepared by the organisers and work together for two days, creating and presenting the performance for the audience. The organisers are inviting professional actors, theatre directors and stage designers to participate. The project involves creative workshops, the essence of which is the cooperation of young professionals from different creative fields in the limited time frame, preparing the performance and presenting it to the audience. Deadline: 31 January 2019.
During the four-week residency, selected artists will create contemporary art works and installations – permanent and / or temporary interventions – around the 25 acres of the Institute. The program seeks to give visibility to the artistic practices that question the contradictions and ambivalences of the complex relationship between art and nature. The project was awarded in the call #juntospelacultura_2_ of Rio Grande do Sul Fund for Cultural Support, with additional funding from COINCIDENCIA - Swiss & South American Cultural Exchanges. Deadline: 24 January 2019.
Travel grants are intended to provide financial assistance to IETM members for their participation in IETM Plenary Meetings. There are precise criteria you need to comply with. Deadline: 4 February 2019.
Entitled "The Cabin Odyssey", the project is a competition that offers urban designers, architects, planners, artists, landscapers, either individually or collectively, the opportunity to design and produce cabins, as part of the "ODYSSÉE - Euralens 2019" event, with the aim of promoting the natural spaces of the Chaîne des Parcs area (North of France). Deadline: 15 February 2019.
ECHANGEUR22 is a non-profit association that supports emerging contemporary artists along with a residency programme that aims to bring together artists from different countries and cultures, with a focus on encouraging artistic encounters. The residency is for professional, established or young artists in the following disciplines: Digital/sound art, visual art, art criticism/curators from Japan, France, South Korea and Brazil. Deadline: 28 February 2019.
The International Guest Performance Fund for Dance aims to foster the exchange between German artists and international organizers, create incentives for a stronger rotation of existing and new productions, and strengthen the international presence of German dance professionals. It is directed at organisers abroad who would like to invite a dance production created in Germany. The Coproduction Fund for Dance promotes the creation of new dance productions. The origin of the artists is not decisive, but the production must be realized in Germany. The participation of a foreign partner as coproducer increases the chances of receiving funding, but is not absolutely mandatory. The eligible applicants are organizers, individual artists and companies. Deadlines: 31 January 2019 and 15 April 2019.
Construite en 1992 par l’architecte Kunio Kato sur la montagne d’Higashiyama à Kyoto, la Villa Kujoyama est un lieu d’échanges interdisciplinaires et a pour vocation de renforcer le dialogue interculturel entre la France et le Japon. La Villa Kujoyama propose trois dispositifs distincts : solo, binôme et duo. Date limite: 7 février 2019.
A new study in the journal Science has revealed an overwhelming correlation: artists who show work in a prestigious gallery or institution early on in their career have a much greater chance of carving out a successful one. The network map also shows dense and isolated regional clustering in countries in Europe, Asia, South America and Australia which suggests that these communities share artists mainly within their geographical region. The paper concludes by suggesting tactics to level the playing field and mitigate the impact of an artist’s network.
The year 2018 was rich in events! On the Move participated in and/or actively contributed to 50 events (conferences, workshop or training sessions etc.) involving 1,500+ people in Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Portugal, Denmark, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Spain, Slovakia, the Netherlands but also in Mexico, Palestine, Quebec, Australia, Cambodia, and Korea.
Study by Hertie School and Open University for British Council and Goethe-Institut says they can. Can cultural activities help solve international challenges? Under certain conditions, they can reduce conflict and strengthen civil society, a group of researchers discovered in a project commissioned jointly by the British Council and the Goethe-Institut. Designed and conducted by the Open University (UK) and the Hertie School of Governance (Germany), the Cultural Value Project took a close look at the impact of cultural relations on “societies in transition”. The results were based on a series of workshops, interviews and surveys in Ukraine and Egypt and were published in November 2018.
The TaDaa! Festival is a street performance event that started in 2015 in the Telliskivi Creative City, Tallinn, Estonia. This application is for performers from Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia only. Deadline: 31 January 2019.