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).
The Kooshk Artist Residency Award has been implemented to support artists, creativity and the development of new ideas in the unique space of Tehran. This Residency program is a chance for attendants to do research and experiment, develop professionally, maintain direct dialogues and the exchange of ideas in order to grow and nurture their creativity, and try new methods of working and thinking. All the international artists active in fields of Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Sound and Music, Film and Video are welcome to apply. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
The ARThinkSouthAsia Fellowship is designed to help develop skills, knowledge, networks and experience of potential leaders in the arts and cultural sector of South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka only). The organisers believe that by supporting exceptional individuals to make a step‐change in their skills and career potential, they can bring substantial benefit to the cultural field as a whole. The Fellowship is supported by Goethe-Institut, British Council, and the Piramal Art Foundation. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
LUCKY TRIMMER spotlights both emerging and established artists by showcasing a selection of works that are engaged with physicality, movement and performance. LUCKY TRIMMER stands between worlds by bridging the avant-garde and the mainstream and by combining artistic excellence with the lightness of entertainment. Their world revolves around contemporary dance but is open to all genres as long as the 3 LUCKY-rules are followed: be original, be bold and keep it under 10 minutes! Deadline: 15 November 2017.
The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia is launching a call for performing arts cooperation projects in Europe in order to foster partnerships between Swiss and other European cultural institutions and organisations in the performing arts field. With the support provided, Swiss cultural institutions and organisations are given the opportunity to expand their professional network and to familiarise themselves with local scenes and the working methods of their peers in other European countries. They are also given the possibility of enhancing their own artistic practice through new forms of collaboration. Projects from the following disciplines may be submitted: theatre, dance, literary and visual art performance, contemporary music theatre, contemporary circus. Deadline: 1 March 2018.
Sundance Institute > Theatre Lab for US & MENA Playwrights, Directors, Composers & Librettists (Morocco)
Artists from the United States and from the Middle East & North Africa are encouraged to apply. Theatre-makers creating in English and Arabic are encouraged to apply, but MENA artists creating in other languages will be considered. Submitted work cannot have been previously produced, but may have received prior workshops or readings. Commissioned work is eligible for submission; however, playwrights must obtain written permission from their commissioning organization prior to applying. Deadline: 1 November 2017.
Zone Franche, le réseau des musiques du monde et le Comité Visas Artistes ont lancé le 2 décembre 2016 aux Trans Musicales de Rennes le Guide pratique des visas à l'attention des professionnels de la culture. Ce guide a été rédigé par Anaïs Lukacs, Coordinatrice de MobiCulture - membre d'On the Move - pour Zone Franche. / Zone Franche, the network of world music and the Comité Visas Artistes launched on 2 December 2016 during the Trans Musicales Festival in Rennes the practical guide to visas in France for cultural professionals. This guide, now available in English, has been written by Anais Luckas, Coordinator of MobiCulture, On the Move's member, for Zone Franche.
"Routes of Mobility and Internationalization" is a methodology for the diagnosis, analysis and planning of the processes of mobility and internationalization of the performing arts. It includes all the phases and processes that a company, organization or professionals of the performing arts and live music must complete to successfully start their opening to new circuits.
Reuters seeks to develop the next generation of photojournalists to share original, visual stories from around the world. Any passionate photojournalist or photojournalism student may apply. Reuters welcomes diverse candidates from all backgrounds and is excited to work with emerging talent who can tell stories from new perspectives. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to successfully conceive and complete their grant project. Deadline: 10 December 2017.
The IETM 2018 MUNICH is organised by Meta Theater Munich / Meta Theater Services in cooperation with IETM and JOINT ADVENTURES. It is supported by Munich City Council and the Bavarian Cultural Fund. Companies and artists from German-speaking regions are invited to apply with their current artistic productions relating to the subject "Europe / Participation / Future". A jury will select the productions. Deadline: 30 November 2017.
The manual 'Innovation Diversity - New approaches of cultural encounter in Europe' has been compiled in the context of the international project Un-Label. In addition, 10 further best practices are introduced who have made it their task to increase awareness of the great variety in our European society, to take difference as the norm and value it as a source of productive creativity.The last chapter provides information on current criteria for the dismantling of barriers as well as a checklist designed as an aid to your own practical planning and execution of future projects.
The ArtS training programme offers you the opportunity to attend three transversal modules, which correspond with the most important skills and competences, identified for the Cultural and Creative Sectors in Italy, Spain and Greece: Business administration /management; Networking/ digital and media communication, Enterpreneurial skills and social entrepreneurship. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
Successful proposals are projects that collaborate with the community, utilizing a social practice methodology that makes the place and the people who are here integral to the project. Projects are to be artist developed and in line with their work. The program emphasizes two-way engagement, offering exceptional arts experiences to Wave Pool’s local community as well as unique benefits and exhibition opportunities to the artists in residence. Deadline: 29 October 2017.
From ecological transition to degrowth and the effective use of art > Residencies at Thalie Lab (Belgium)
Based on an examination of artisanal practices and new forms of food production, the Thalie Art Foundation invites visual artists, curators, designers and chefs to submit a project on the theme of deceleration in our overly consumerist world, that explores concepts for the collaborative economy (recycling, textiles, 3D creation, food…) and has a social impact. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
The Chevening Clore Leadership Fellowship is a partnership between the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Clore Leadership Programme, offering mid-career professionals in the arts and culture sector an exceptional opportunity to undertake an individually tailored leadership programme in the UK. To apply, you should be an artist, a cultural professional/entrepreneur and citizen of Brazil, China, India, Jordan, Egypt, Mexico, or South Africa. Deadline: 7 November 2017.
Mophradat is partnering with different international organizations to set up residency opportunities for artists from the Arab World. To start, Mophradat is collaborating on two residency programs for visual artists: A six-month residency program with WIELS | Contemporary Art Centre in Brussels, and a three-month residency at the CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow. Remaining deadline: 15 December 2017 for Scotland.