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).
Research for CULT Committee - Mobility of artists and culture professionals: towards a European policy framework
Mobility is a social and economic condition of artists and culture professionals and, at the same time, a vector of social and economic development. However, mobility in the cultural and creative sectors is faced with a number of issues that need to be addressed at EU and national levels. The paper provides recommendations for a EU-wide mobility framework which entails both a dedicated mobility scheme and an improved regulatory environment that would facilitate mobility in Europe. Find the research online (authored by KEA - European Affairs)
IRCAM's Artistic Research Residency Programme offers artists of all disciplines the opportunity to collaborate with one or more IRCAM research teams as part of a residency that can be extended in a partner institution. IRCAM is partnering with Zentrum für Kunst und Medien (ZKM), Karlsruhe, Germany and Société des Arts Technologiques (SAT), Montreal, Canada, for the 11th edition of its Artistic Research Residency Programme. This year a special track is dedicated to orchestration and artificial intelligence.Deadline: 21 November 2018.
The new European Media Art Platform offers residencies for media artists in the fields of digital media including Internet and computer-based artists, filmmakers, and those working in media based performance, sound or video as well as robotics or bio-art. Artists with an EU passport can apply for a two-months residency within April and August 2019 (exact timing has to be negotiated with the host) at one of the following institutions: Ars Electronica Center, Linz, Bandits Mages, Bourges, France, Foundation for Art & Creative Technology (FACT), Liverpool, UK, IMPAKT, Utrecht, Netherlands, Kontejner, Zagreb, Croatia, LaBoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Guijón, Spain, M-Cult, Helsinki, Finland, Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece, RIXC, Riga, Latvia, WRO Center for Media Art Foundation, Wroclaw, Poland and Werkleitz Centre for Media Art, Halle (Saale), Germany. Deadline: 3 December 2018.
The EU funded project, European Theatre Lab, co-ordinated by European Theatre Convention, published two final publications to share its experiences and learning to the wider theatre communities and interested professionals: 1) Digital theatre a casebook and 2) Drama goes digital vs Theatre invades digital — Suggestions and recommendations for publicly funded theatres, policymakers and funders at the local, national and European level. On the Move was associated to the evaluation of this project.
This is an international open call for the 9th France + Singapore Photographic Arts Award (FSPAA), an award that aims to feature French and Singaporean professional artists. Providing a platform to showcase their creative talents to an international audience, this award raises awareness of the experimental and emerging styles of photographic art. It is also organized to promote the exchange of artistic knowledge, experiences, and ideas between the artists from France and Singapore. Deadline: 30 November 2018.
The publication by NEMO - Network of European Museum Organisations - presents an overview of existing award schemes together with easily accessible information of how museums can apply to the awards.The aim of the publication is to encourage museums to become acquainted with some of the most important award schemes in Europe and to consider the idea of competing for one of them.
Culture Resource > Wijhat (Destinations) > International mobility fund for artists and cultural actors
Wijhat (Destinations) is a program developed by Culture Resource while merging the Mawa3eed and Tajwaal programs. It is designed to serve artists and cultural actors in the Arab region by offering grants of up to 8,000 US Dollars to support travel both within and outside the Arab region, thereby enabling the grantees to present their works to new audiences and to engage in new and diverse inter- and intra-Arab cultural exchange experiences. Applications are accepted throughout the year, but there are specific times for evaluating the applications and announcing the grantees.
TelepART Mobility Support promotes opportunities for performing artists to travel and perform internationally. It is a light micro-funding format aimed for emerging and semi-established professional artists. Run by the Finnish Cultural Institutes, the platform hopes to generate more cultural exchange opportunities between Finland and the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Estonia, Germany Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland. Ongoing deadlines.
SAC International Curatorial Residency Program 2019 is the residency program at Barcelona’s Sant Andreu Contemporani, in collaboration with Fabra i Coats - Fàbrica de Creació and Institut Ramon Llull, available to international curators. As part of the program, the organisers are announcing an open call for proposals to choose an international curator who will be part of the Miquel Casablancas Prize for the Visual Arts’ jury in 2019, and will later develop a curatorial project with a selection of Catalan artists chosen from applicants to the prize. Deadline: 10 January 2019.
IN SITU is the European network specifically focused on artistic creation in public space. This document is based on the final report of IN SITU Platform sent to the European Commission in January 2018. Highlights include: Anticipated impacts from the IN SITU Platform evaluation framework; Feedback from IN SITU partners and participating artists; Observations from key events over the course of IN SITU, including: Travellings in 2015, 2016 and 2017 in Marseille and the Emerging Lab in Hull in 2017. This document has been done in partnership with On the Move as part of its evaluation contribution.
Evaluation du Programme Erasmus+ dans l'enseignement supérieur culture et projet d' Erasmus de la culture
Cette étude a d'une part l'objectif d’établir un bilan et des perspectives pour la mise en œuvre du programme Erasmus + dans les écoles relevant de l’enseignement supérieur culture, et d’autre part l'ambition de contribuer à la réflexion sur la création d’un programme « Erasmus de la culture », destiné à dynamiser la mobilité des artistes et professionnels de la culture en Europe.
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: 23 November 2018
The document, by the UCLG Committee on Culture, provides practical guidance to local and regional governments, civil society organisations, private organisations, culture and development professionals, and other stakeholders that are involved in strengthening partnerships, policies, projects and practices around the place of culture in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Soulangh Artist Village arose from the former Jiali Sugar Factory. The Soulangh Artist Village’s revitalized Japanese era sugar refinery warehouses successfully merge historic architecture with modern design in an area rich in history, culture and agriculture. SAV takes as its theme the concept of ‘Site-Specific Art’. The artworks should respond to the Soulangh Artist Village’s environment, including the warehouses, corridors, the railway landscape, the children’s museum, and either the indoor or the outdoor spaces. Artists into interdisciplinary art, visual art, performance and photography can apply before the 16th of December 2018.
Policy Lab: Cities, culture and climate change: practices, models and future actions (Leeuwarden-Friesland 2018)
An event organised by On the Move, part of the EU funded project, Creative Climate Leadership and hosted by Leeuwarden-Friesland 2018, European Capital of Culture. This event co-organised in partnership between On the Move and Julie's Bicycle, with the support of the European Cultural Foundation and UCLG-Culture Committee, will gather speakers and contributors from: ECOC representatives (Leeuwarden-Friesland 2018 and Eleusis 2021), Julie's Bicycle, DutchCulture/TransArtists, Welcome to the Village, Oerol Festival, Recycle Art Festival (Russia), COAL (France).