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).
rMany organisations and networks in Europe have started to publish mapping, researches and online information about refugees' integration through art and culture and refugees / migrants as artists. This page is about listing these initiatives. Feel free to email mobility(at)on-the-move.org for further inputs.
With New Settings, the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès supports each year the creation and diffusion of new performance works. The chosen projects all feature crossovers of some kind or another: playing on the porosity of the boundary between performing arts and visual arts, their creators experiment with original and unusual forms. Deadline: 1 July 2018.
GENERATOR is a programme aimed at emerging and newly established artists and curators, who have acquired previous relative training and a certain level of professionalization. This programme aims to provide young artists and curators the crucial edge on critique, technique and competences developed in Brittany, which is a dynamic region composed of many contemporary art organisations dedicated to exhibitions, collections, research, and edition. Deadline: 16 June 2018.
Crossing Borders > A guide for musicians and ensembles travelling with musical instruments containing protected species
This guide, by PEARLE* and the International Federation of Musicians, is for musicians and ensembles travelling with musical instruments containing species protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered (CITES). Languages: EN, FR, ES and DE.
This international performing arts Festival 'Love sharing' aims to spread the nonviolent culture through theatre and visual arts. “Love Sharing” 2018 will focus on Migration. The Festival is open to all contemporary artists. Special attention will be paid to innovative and interdisciplinary works. All kinds of contemporary artworks and performances are acceptable: theatre, dancing, contemporary music; street theatre and circus; visual arts, video, painting, sculpture and photography. Deadline: 6 May 2018.
Culture, as the foundation of European unity and key to future prosperity, needs a proper financial commitment to ensure the sustainability of the European project. Read and sign the petition coordinated by Culture Action Europe.
AIR Antwerpen presents in collaboration with R.A.T. Mexico City a residency opportunity of six weeks in Mexico City from 1 September until 15 October 2018. AIR Antwerpen also collaborates for the first time in 2018 to set up an exchange between both cities for visual artists from Belgium and Colombia. Both calls are open to visual artists living and working in Belgium. Deadline: 30 April 2018.
What will the EU budget for culture look like post 2020? Will there be funding allocated to a specific cultural programme in the next programming period? As the negotiations over Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) move forward, Culture Action Europe call the European cultural sector to become loud and visible and support our demands to Double the budget available for culture in absolute terms ! #Double4Culture. Check the advocacy message shared by CAE and see how you can act too!
Art Moves Africa, le British Council et On the Move sont ravis de présenter l'édition 2018 du Guide des financements de la mobilité pour les artistes et les professionnels de la culture – Afrique. Ce guide reçoit également le soutien du Ministère français de la Culture pour sa version française.
Art Moves Africa, the British Council and On the Move are very pleased to present the 2018 edition of the Cultural Mobility Funding Guide for Artists and Cultural Professionals – Africa. The French version of the guide is supported by the Ministry of Culture of France.
Amarre, in French, means mooring line: rope, cable or chain by which a boat is attached to the shore or to an anchor. AMARRE aims to connect forcibly displaced artists (or artists in exile) to their host communities. It is a residency programme that provides a safe working space for the selected artists to develop their projects and share them with the local audience, as well as connect them to the professional networks in their new environments. There are currently two remaining open calls for Lebanon (1 March) and Belgium (1 May). The call in Lebanon is open to artists 1) of Syrian origin 2) currently in exile 3) in Lebanon. The call in Belgium is open to artists 1) of Syrian origin 2) currently in exile 3) in Belgium or the Netherlands or Luxemburg.
La plateforme Tour Manager pour postuler pour une tournée dans le réseau des 15 Alliances françaises en Chine est ouverte du 15 février au 31 mai 2018.
Applications are invited for an International Fellowship for early to mid-career urban scholars from the Global South, on any theme pertinent to a better understanding of urban realities in the Global South. The Fellowship covers the costs of a sabbatical period at a university of the candidate’s choice in the Global North or South for the purpose of writing up the candidate’s existing research findings in the form of publishable articles or a book under the guidance of a chosen mentor in their field of study. Funding is available for a period ranging between 3-9 months. Deadline: 27 April 2018.
Open Call for the International Theatre and Music Project “INSTANT ACTS against Violence and Racism 2018” (Germany)
Interkunst e.V., located in Berlin, is looking for young performing artists for their upcoming theatre and music tour "INSTANT ACTS against violence and racism". The project takes place in Germany and Italy (South Tyrol) and is from September 2nd until November 2nd, 2018. The organisers are looking for performers - soloists or duos, between 18 and 30, who are involved in theatre, dance, music, circus (no aerial acts), x-sport, etc. Deadline: 30 April 2018.
“Transgressing boundaries” is the motto of the 2018 course programme. 18 courses – 17 in Hohensalzburg Fortress and one in the Kiefer quarry in Fürstenbrunn – take diverse approaches to topical questions of art production, encompassing all media and going beyond them. Thus students may make their way from painting to sound (song), from performance to installation, from photography to film and video, or they may concentrate entirely on stone sculpture or miniature painting, or combine a number of artistic approaches in explorations culminating in a shared polyphonic city walk. Deadline: 2 May 2018 (3 April for the grants).