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 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).
"Europe in Perspective: International Co-operation in Cultural Learning" > Open call for training (Germany, Hungary and Greece)
The training brings together pairs of artists/cultural practitioners and teachers from a variety of European countries and focuses on topics related to diversity and intercultural learning (in a European and transnational context). Through exploring and reflecting one’s own position and attitude towards the project related topics, the training will provide insights and understandings which participating pairs will be able to apply in the course of their general professional practice. Deadline: 3 September 2018.
This PARSE research trajectory focuses on these complex entanglements and confrontations of human mobility (especially that of migrants and refugees) with states and the proliferation of market-based actors (from “smugglers” to private security enterprises), and how these encounters both facilitate and restrict the mobilities of people and their knowledge and values. The editors welcome contributions exploring the embodied, affective, performative, material, visual, and spatial politics of cross-border human mobilities, through arts/design as well as other disciplines and practices. Deadline: 13 October 2018.
The Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB) – as an exhibition showcasing the present and trends of global ceramics and acting as a gateway for newly emerging artists to acquire a presence in the global art scene – will offer diversified support programs that will help artists expand their worldview. Artists from all parts of the world are welcome to submit works, both artistic and practical, made from clay (ceramics) or made with the theme of clay (ceramics). Deadline for applications: 1-31 October 2018.
Culture at Work Africa – Promoting the Public Value of Culture for Social Cohesion and Urban Development in Africa > First call for proposals
Culture at Work Africa – Promoting the Public Value of Culture for Social Cohesion and Urban Development in Africa is looking to support innovative on-the-ground projects aiming at developing safe and neutral spaces for intercultural dialogue and at promoting active citizenship and intercommunity relations. For the purpose of this call, applications are eligible when presented by organizations (not-for-profit/profit; public/private) legally registered in one of the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Deadline: 21 September 2018.
Opéra national de Lorraine > Centre de formation d’apprentis (CFA) métiers des arts de la scène > Chargé/e de mission mobilité européenne
Unique en France, le Centre de formation d’apprentis (CFA) métiers des arts de la scène est un organisme public de formation en alternance consacré aux métiers de l’opéra et de l’orchestre. Il a été créé en 2008 par l’Opéra national de Lorraine, son organisme gestionnaire. Placé(e) sous l’autorité de la directrice du CFA, la/le chargé/e de mission mobilité européenne conçoit et met en œuvre un programme de mobilité pour les apprentis du Centre de formation et participe plus globalement aux activités pédagogiques du CFA. Poste à pourvoir au plus tôt. Le jury de recrutement se tiendra le 13 septembre 2018.
RESIDENZPFLICHT (Berlin, Germany) > Scholarships for Artist’s Residence Project in Berlin Refugee Accommodation
The RESIDENZPFLICHT art project will award 10 project scholarships for one-month residences in the 10 newly constructed refugee accommodation in Berlin between 2019 and 2020. Ten visual artists are invited to live for one month on the site of one of Berlin’s Modular Refugee Accommodation Centres and create context-based artistic work there. Each scholarship is accompanied by a blog, an artist’s talk and a closing event on site. Deadline: 16 September 2018.
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.
The Pina Bausch Fellowship is aimed at dancers and choreographers from all over the world – with no age limit. For example, grants are given to attend residencies at renowned dance and choreographic institutions, spend time with an ensemble, or an internship with a choreographer. The new experiences and perspectives should encourage the further development of the individuals artistic signature. Deadline: 15 September 2018.
Travel grants are intended to provide financial assistance to IETM members for their participation in IETM Plenary Meetings. The travel grant is offered to IETM members - regardless the country where they are based - who fit the following criteria: You or your organisation has been a member of IETM for at least one year; The annual turnover of your organisation or of your freelance activities doesn’t exceed 100.000 euros; You have already settled your membership fee for this year. Deadline: 14 September 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).
KULTURSISTEMA proposes a matrix (or set of matrices) used for categorisation in order to interpret and map cultural and creative ecosystems. It aims to reflect their diversity in terms of sectors and subsectors, links to the value chain, the typology of agents who are engaged in this area, and the characteristics of the impacts and fundamental returns.
With this website, Flanders Arts Institute aims to inform artists and art professionals from Belgium and abroad by providing easy access to information about residencies and workspaces in the fields of visual arts, performing arts and music in Flanders and Brussels as well as internationally.
Open Call: Choreographic Territories competition for creating a dance performance inspired by Pola Nireńska (Poland)
The Adam Mickiewicz Institute, together with the Institute of Music and Dance, the Centre for Culture in Lublin and the Old Brewery New Dance/Art Stations Foundation, announce an open competition for creating and realizing a dance performance inspired by Pola Nireńska and her works, within the Choreographic Territories – New Paths for the Avant-Garde Programme in 2019. Can apply: any legal person (a cultural institution, foundation, association, etc.) based in Poland with a partner (a cultural institution, foundation, association, etc.) who is based outside of Poland and who will cooperate in the production of the performance. Deadline: 30 September 2018.
Institut français > Programme Stendhal et Résidences sur Mesure (arts visuels, architecture, design)
Le programme Stendhal soutient des auteurs de langue française dont le projet d'écriture justifie un séjour à l'étranger d'une durée d'un mois minimum. Date limite: 1er septembre 2018. Les Résidences Sur Mesure permettent à des artistes confirmés d’effectuer et/ou d’approfondir une recherche afin de mener le projet significatif de leur choix, à l’étranger, dans les pays indiqués. Disciplines concernées en 2019 : arts visuels & architecture, design. Date limite : 13 septembre 2018.