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 Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor is a new tool to monitor and assess the performance of 'Cultural and Creative Cities' in Europe vis-à-vis their peers using both quantitative and qualitative data. The quantitative information is captured in 29 indicators relevant to nine dimensions reflecting three major facets of the cultural, social and economic vitality of cities: cultural vibrancy, creative economy and enabling environment.
22th International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival (Stuttgart, Germany) > Competition for contemporary choreographers and young dancers
The festival will provide an overall view of the latest trends in the solo-dance-theatre scene. As participants in the competition, choreographers and dancers from around the world, are requested to perform a solo piece which is new, original, imaginative, unique and which displays unusual achievement. The respected jury will judge choreographic and dance skills as well as musicality, interpretation and performance. Deadline: 11 November 2017.
Berlinale Talents is aimed for film and television professionals in the first 10 years of their career. Berlinale Talents is not a “school”, the participants are working people and the experts and mentors are seen as colleagues. During the six days in Berlin, you get in touch with thousands of fresh ideas and myriads of likeminded people. For many participants, Berlinale Talents is a life-changing experience and for everybody it is only the beginning of a long-lasting relation with the Berlinale. Deadline: 4 September 2017.
SouthMed WiA > Promoting the Role and Image of Women in the Southern Mediterranean Audiovisual Sector > Towards greater gender equality
SouthMed WiA, a project funded by the European Union within the framework of the regional programme Med Film, launches its 1st Call for Proposals. The objective of this call is to support projects addressing weaknesses and issues related to gender equality and the under-representation of women in the audiovisual sector in seven Southern Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
The 2017 Global Report will include infographics which will succinctly and clearly communicate the successes, efforts made and challenges for each of the areas of monitoring of the 2005 Convention (Cultural Polices, Public service media, Digital environment, Civil society, Mobility of artists and cultural professionals, Flow of cultural goods and services, Treaties and agreements, Culture and sustainable development, Gender equality, and Artistic freedom). Interested individuals, companies, professionals or consortiums are requested to send in their proposals together with a financial proposal. Deadline: 29 August 2017.
Tsung Yeh Artist Village, inheriting the exquisite Japanese architecture from the old sugar refinery, presents a stage for the aesthetics of crafts. Tsung Yeh Artist Village has launched open-call for 2018 AIR to select artists who are interested in cross disciplinary art, visual art and art performance. Deadline: 4 September 2017.
The Camargo Core Programme is the historical and flagship programme of the Foundation. Each year an international call is launched through which 18 fellows (9 artists and 9 scholars/thinkers) are selected. The Camargo Core Programme offers time and space in a contemplative environment to think, create, and connect. By encouraging groundbreaking research and experimentation, it supports the visionary work of artists, scholars and thinkers in the Arts and Humanities. By encouraging multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches, it intends to foster connections between research and creation. Deadline: 17 October 2017.
This consultation is addressed to the broadest public possible, both inside and outside the EU, as it is important to get views from all stakeholders on the difficulties they might have experienced so far. Stakeholders specifically targeted include, among others, non-EU citizens considering moving to the EU; non-EU citizens residing or having resided in the EU; employers, business representatives; public authorities; NGOs and interested citizens. Make the voice of the arts and cultural sector also heard before the 18 September!
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 Institute for the Benelux, the platform hopes to generate more cultural exchange opportunities between Finland and the Benelux countries (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg). All projects must include performers or event organisers from Finland and at least one Benelux country. Ongoing deadline. In order to secure TelepART funding, the performance(s) must take place no earlier than two calendar weeks from submitting the application.
International Theatre, Art and New Technologies Festival > Le meraviglie del Possibile (Italy) > Open call
LMDP Festival is the first of this kind in the whole Italy. It aims to promote the interrelation between artistic and technological languages. The Kyber Teatro spin off of L’Aquilone di Viviana theatre company, creator and manager of the Festival, addresses to Italian and International artists an Open Call to submit their projects about “Interaction between arts and technology”. Deadline: 21 September 2017.
For its 7th edition, the François Schneider Foundation in Wattwiller (France) launches the “Contemporary Talents 2017” Competition in order to discover, accompany and reveal new talents at the general public and to support the contemporary creation on the theme of water. The competition chooses each year 7 laureates among a thousand of candidatures and it is open to candidates of all nationalities, all ages, and in all disciplines related to visual arts. Deadline: 1 October 2017.
Annually, the Canon Foundation in Europe grants up to 15 Fellowships to highly qualified European and Japanese researchers. European Fellows are expected to pursue a period of research in Japan whereas Japanese Fellows are expected to do their research in Europe. All Europeans are eligible to apply (including Israel, Turkey, Balkan and Baltic countries). Europeans should have permanent citizenship in the country. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
MeetFactory announces an open call for the submission of projects to complement the Kostka Gallery 2018 exhibition programme. The call is addressed to Czech as well as foreign authors active in the fine arts, architecture, design, stage design and related disciplines. Deadline: 31 August 2017.
Travel grants are intended to provide financial assistance to IETM members for their participation in IETM Plenary Meetings. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
ZARYA Artist-in-Residence programme based on ZARYA Center for Contemporary Art in Vladivostok is a project aimed at provision of support to professionals in the field of contemporary art that welcomes artists regardless of their preferred genres and techniques, as well as age and nationality. Can apply: Individual artists or teams (age requirements – not younger than 18 years), working with painting, sculpture, graphics, photo and video, installation, performance, choreography, theater, music and street art. Deadline: 31 August 2017.