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).
Doppelpass – Theatre Cooperation Fund, Cooperation between German independent groups and standing performing arts theatres
The German Federal Cultural Foundation established the Doppelpass Fund to support cooperation between independent groups in all artistic areas and established dance companies and theatres for a period of two years. The goal of the funding programme is to encourage the independent scene and theatres in Germany to try out new forms of collaboration and artistic production suited for tour performances, and finance their implementation. The programme wishes to provide artists on both sides the necessary freedom to productively merge their structures and working methods. Deadline: 15 November 2018.
Founded in 2004, the International Writers’ Workshop (IWW) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has hosted over 100 writers from more than 50 countries. We invite applications from interested writers to join our IWW 2019 Residency Programme from 17 February to 17 March 2019. This year’s programme culminates in the IWW Literary Festival: “The Many Worlds of Science Fiction.” Applicants are welcome to address how their work connects to our theme, but they are not required to do so. Deadline: 31 August 2018.
In collaboration with On the Move and DutchCulture, IETM has published a new Toolkit for fairer international collaborations, written by Mike van Graan. The publication explores why and how artists and cultural professionals can adopt a more equitable approach to international and intercultural collaborations. La publication 'Au delà de la curiosité et du désir d’ailleurs : vers des engagements artistiques internationaux plus équitables' est également disponible en français.
Aerowaves are searching for the next Twenty emerging choreographers based in geographical Europe. Everyone who applies to Aerowaves has the chance to have their work programmed by the partners of the network, whether or not they are selected as Aerowaves artists. Around 100 performance opportunities are guaranteed by the partners and supported by Aerowaves each year. Deadline: 14 September 2018.
Since its inception in 2001, the Washington Award has recognized talented artists in the fields of, music, dance, and visual arts especially those who contribute to international cultural collaboration. Deadline: 4 August 2018.
Applications are now open for INES#talent, a programme that sends emerging musicians around Europe to play at influential showcase festivals. It’s part of the Innovation Network of European Showcases (INES), which is enabling more cross-border exchange for artists and music industry professionals. To apply, artists must originate from one of at least 12 countries where INES festivals take place. These are: Austria (Waves Vienna), Czech Republic (Nouvelle Prague), Germany (℅ pop), Hungary (Budapest Showcase Hub), Italy (Linecheck), Luxembourg (Sonic Visions), Poland (Enea Spring Break), Portugal (Westway LAB), Slovenia (MENT Ljubljana), Spain (Monkey Week), Sweden (Live at Heart), and United Kingdom (Liverpool Sound City). Deadline: 31 July 2018.
The EUCIDA Travel Award Fund is for digital artists and cultural workers (registered on the EUCIDA platform) to take part in 21 European Travel Awards from 2017 to 2019. EUCIDA supports transnational cooperation between eligible countries funded under the Creative Europe Programme (Including EUMS, EFTA, EEA, ENP and Swiss Confederation are eligible). Applicants seeking Travel Awards for all eligible opportunities must submit their application at least four weeks before their proposed date of travel. The duration of the project must fall between September 2017 – June 2019.
Public visé : Artistes, étudiants ou jeunes professionnels (max. 30 ans) impliqués dans (ou intéressés par) les secteurs culturels et artistiques, basés en France ou en Allemagne : - témoignant d’un réel intérêt pour les relations ou projets culturels franco-allemands - désirant s’impliquer dans les débats et participer activement aux ateliers proposés - Idéalement : très bonne connaissance du français et de l’allemand (à titre exceptionnel, l’anglais peut remplacer l’une des deux langues). Date limite : 31 août 2018.
Applicants must be: 1. Citizens or permanent residents of an African country 2. Currently living on the African continent 3. Accomplished in an artistic field. Any creative discipline is welcome. Past applicants have experience in: documentary and fiction film, theatre, performance & visual arts, fashion, photography, writing, design, creative technology and game development. Projects ideas must: 1. Be non-fiction stories. We welcome creative interpretation of documentaries. 2. Use immersive technologies, such as Virtual Reality (VR) or Augmented Reality (AR). This could include 360 film, interactive worlds, animation, hybrid forms, and beyond.Deadline: 31 July 2018.
Polo Cultural Gaivotas Boavista welcomed on 22-24 May in Lisbon On the Move's members for the network's General Assembly and related meetings. You can see the photos taken during the event and still watch the video of the public session (thanks to OTM member, Howlround).
The INNOVATION NETWORK OF EUROPEAN SHOWCASES, or INES, is a European cooperation project initiated by eight international showcase festivals and gigmit, the European digital platform for artist booking.The network offers different opportunities through two programmes: INES#pro and INES#festival. Check the upcoming deadlines!
Le programme de mobilité internationale Passerelle Méditerranée - Île-de-France a été mis en place afin de propager la culture en dépassant les frontières géographiques et sociales. Ce programme s'adresse à tout·e entrepreneur·e âgé·e de 18 à 30 ans dont le projet porte sur les arts et la culture tout en insufflant une nouvelle dimension à son projet grâce à la confrontation de ses idées avec un·e homologue étranger·e. Parmi les conditions d'éligibilité: résider dans l'un des pays/régions suivants: France (Île-de-France) | Maroc | Tunisie | Algérie | Liban | Jordanie. Candidatures possibles jusqu'au 1er septembre 2018.
The Songkhla Heritage Trust and OXLAEY have developped a new artist residency programme. Artists of any discipline are invited to apply. The residency will begin in December 2018 for a length of between 4 and 8 weeks. Deadline: 1 August 2018.
The COAL Prize is open to artists throughout the world who dare to imagine and experiment, to transform territories, lifestyles, organisations, and production methods. Together, they are building a new collective narrative, a new vision, developing our future heritage, and in doing so creating the necessary optimistic framework for everyone to find the means and the motivation to implement the changes needed for a more sustainable and just world. Deadline: 31 July 2018.
The Ultimate Cookbook for Cultural Managers - Visas for Third Country National Artists Travelling to the Schengen Area is the fifth publication of the RISE project. The European Festivals Association (EFA) and Pearle*- Live Performance Europe have teamed up to improve knowledge on legal and managerial aspects on cross-border cooperation within the EFA RISE project, funded by the Creative Europe Programme from the European Union from 2014 until 2017, and renewed until 2021 as EFA RISE 2. In this hands-on guide, you will find everything you need to know about travelling in the Schengen area from a third country, and you will be able to navigate the complexity of these regulations.