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).
Blueproject Foundation opens yearly a call for artists-in-residence, a public programme open to all types of formats, ideas, artistic and cultural proposals. The residency programme at Blueproject Foundation is one of the main focuses of the foundation, its objective being to offer support in the production of new projects and give visibility to emerging artists. This call is open to any artist interested as an individual or on behalf of a group or company, regardless of their age, nationality or creative discipline. Deadline: 26 July 2017.
Brainstorming meeting: Sustainability strategies of EU funded projects related to cultural entrepreneurship / new models of production
On the Move, part of the Creative Tracks' project, organised on 16 June 2017 in Paris, a Brainstorming meeting on Sustainability strategies of EU funded projects related to cultural entrepreneurship / new models of production. This meeting aimed in particular on helping to develop strategies to sustain the online platform of Creative Tracks beyond the time of the EU funding (31 December 2017). 8 Projects' coordinators of EU funded projects and special guests participated in this dynamic day.
China Now is an online resource for UK arts and creative professionals with an interest in China and Hong Kong. You can check it and find useful resources even if you are not from the UK.
A 2017 edition in partnership with On the Move's member, ARS BALTICA. You can check the 11 countries covered in the BSR guide: Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Iceland, Germany, Poland and the Russian Federation. With the support of On the Move's members (ITI and its website, touring-artists.info and the Russian Theatre Union) and with the contribution of National Centre for Culture-Poland and EUNIA.
i Light Marina Bay, Asia’s leading sustainable light art festival, returns for its sixth edition in March 2018! Organised by Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Authority, the 3-week festival will illuminate Marina Bay’s urban spaces with innovative and sustainable light art installations designed by creative talents from around the world. The organisers are now inviting submissions from local and international artists, designers, creative industry practitioners, equipment suppliers, business and educational institutions. Deadline: 31 July 2017.
In 2012, the Federal Cultural Foundation established the TURN – Fund for Artistic Cooperation between Germany and African Countries in order to encourage a wide range of German institutions to shift their focus on the artistic production and cultural debates in African countries.In order to respond to the continued interest in these joint projects, the Federal Cultural Foundation has extended the programme with additional funding until 2021 (originally scheduled to end in April 2020). Deadline: 31 March 2018.
Information about job vacancies, open calls, networks etc within cultural sectors in Europe and internationally
Looking for information about vacancies, open calls, networks etc within Cultural sectors in Europe and internationally? Check this list was prepared and updated by the Swedish Public Employment Service Culture Media Sweden /EURES Sweden.
EVA International is offering a Research Postgraduate Scholarship to undertake practice-based research within EVA International – Ireland's Biennial of contemporary art, working closely with the Curator, Director and international artists towards the 38th and 39th editions of EVA International in 2018 and 2020 respectively. Deadline: 31 July 2017.
13Festivalen was founded in 2015 by Anna Carlson and Jill Lindstrom as an attempt to create a platform and a venue for performance art in an enlarged view. A cross scene where both visual artists, musicians, sound artists, actors, dancers etc. can meet. An expression that can be seen as performative is what ties them all together. Both established artists and students are welcome to perform.13festivalen takes place at Konstepidemin in Gothenburg. Deadline: 30 August 2017.
The NordicBaltic Festival Platform (NBFP) is a platform created for festivals from all fields of art & culture in the Nordic-Baltic area. Application is open for all arts & culture festivals, but similarly the organisers encourage artists to reach out to their local/partner festivals to introduce together a collaboration proposal for festivals in the Nordic and Baltic countries as well as Poland and Russian Federation from the wider Baltic Sea Region (BSR). The eligible countries are: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Faroe Islands, Åland Islands, Greenland, Poland and the Russian Federation. Deadline: 31 July 2017.
Evaluation' - one of the key words in national, European and international cultural policies - is considered with mixed feelings by practitioners: as a burdensome and pointless process, as a meaningful tool for self-improvement, or as something in-between. This IETM toolkit aims to guide you through the key steps of evaluation, whether you have chosen to do it yourself or if a funder or decision-maker asks you to do so and provides you with pre-conceived tools.
The scholarship holders are getting the chance to gain new experiences and are encouraged to develop their own artistic characteristics with new forms of expression. The Pina Bausch Fellowship is not a project fund, nor is it aimed at the development of new pieces. The Fellowship is promoted internationally. It has no age-restrictions and aims at single artists from the fields of dance and choreography (dancers and choreographers). Deadline: 15 September 2017.
The South African Festivals Economic Impact Calculator (SAFEIC) is a free online tool developed by the South African Cultural Observatory specifically for cultural festival and event organisers so they can track the economic impact of their events. The SAFEIC is designed to be used to estimate the economic impact of a festival on a host economy. It has been carefully, and conservatively, designed so as to produce results that are as reliable and valid as possible for a wide range of events – provided the data that is inputted is as accurate as possible.
FACE (French American Cultural Exchange) > Étant donnés - Appel à candidatures / Call for applications
L'appel à candidatures 2017 pour Étant donnés - le Fonds franco-américain pour l'art contemporain - est maintenant ouvert. Les projets devant être mis en œuvre entre novembre 2017 et juin 2018 seront éligibles. Cette nouvelle saison comprend trois programmes de subventions différents: Subventions aux projets artistiques, bourses curatoriales, Résidences Etants Donnés. Date limite: 23 août 2017. The call is also available in English.
SAM Art Projects attribue chaque année un prix à un/e artiste français/e ou étranger/ère résidant en France. L’artiste représentant la scène artistique française doit présenter un projet qu’il souhaite réaliser à l’étranger, dans un pays hors-Europe et Amérique du Nord. Date limite: 15 septembre 2017.