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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).

20.10.2017

Sharjah Art Foundation > Open Call: Production Programme

Are welcome visual art proposals from artists, collectives and collaborative groups. These collaborations may be between visual artists and choreographers, composers, filmmakers, writers, curators, theorists or other professionals working in fields such as science or philosophy. Proposals can be made for any media including time-based media, installation, sculpture, artist books or performance. While the Foundation has not set a specific theme or criteria, they are looking for work that relates to or that can be of relevance to the MENASA region. Deadline: 15 January 2018.

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18.10.2017

Festival Belluard Bollwerk International and Migros Culture Percentage (Switzerland) > Call for projects 'Solitude'

Selected projects will show either in the festival’s main venue - a medieval fortress - or in another appropriate venue. All forms of artistic expression will be considered. The more interdisciplinary the better! An international jury will select the projects that will receive a production grant of between CHF 2,000 and CHF 12,000. These will then be produced within the framework of the 35th Belluard Festival (28th June to 7th July 2018) in Fribourg, Switzerland. Deadline: 10 December 2017.

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18.10.2017

Indian Ocean Music Market (Reunion island/Ile de la Réunion) > Call / Appel

The call for application is exclusively open to artists from all over the Indian Ocean (the list of eligible countries is in the application form). Deadline: 30 November 2017. L'appel est exclusivement ouvert aux artistes venant de l'océan indien (la liste des pays éligibles est dans le formulaire de candidature). Date limite: 30 novembre 2017.

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16.10.2017

Japan Foundation Asia Centre > Grant Programme for Promotion of Cultural Collaboration

This programme is designed to generate new cultures together within Asia. Grants are provided to successful collaborative projects conducted by organisations and professionals in Japan and ASEAN. Deadline: 1 December 2017

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15.10.2017

Magnum Foundation’s Photography > Social Justice Programme (USA)

Magnum Foundation’s Photography and Social Justice Programme expands diversity and creativity in the field of documentary photography through capacity-building and critical explorations of photography and social change. Each year, the programme supports a diverse, international group of Photography and Social Justice Fellows who are passionate about challenging injustice, pursuing social equality, and advancing human rights through photography. Deadline: 30 November 2017.

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13.10.2017

YARAT residency (Baku, Azerbaijan) > open call

YARAT Residency is open for artists who are engaged in open, research-based practice across disciplines and show an interest in discovering the Caucasus region. The programme engages residents in discussions with fellow artists and international arts professionals, as well as travel around Azerbaijan. Artworks resulting from the residence are exhibited at the ARTIM Project Space, Baku. YARAT Residency programme is predominantly conducted in English. Deadline: 30 October 2017.

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08.10.2017

Soulangh Artist Village, Tainan (Taiwan) > Open call for residencies: ‘Site-Specific Art’

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. The artworks for this residency 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. They should also engage with the locality’s natural and historical sites, and with local communities. Any residents’ programs based on outdoor spaces will be considered as a priority. Deadline: 11 December 2017.

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08.10.2017

DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the University of Maryland (USA) > Fellowships

The program is offered free of charge to arts managers from across the United States and around the world through a competitive application process. Fellows attend a four-week residency in Washington, D.C. each summer for three consecutive years and receive ongoing personalized mentoring, both during and between the month-long residencies. Applicants must currently serve as an executive or department head within an arts or cultural organization and have a minimum of five years working experience in an administrative capacity in an arts or cultural organization.Deadline: 15 December 2017.

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08.10.2017

Leda Atomica > Stage Gamelan (Yogyakarta/Indonésie)

Depuis plus de 10 ans Leda Atomica Musique, avec le soutien de l’AFDAS, organise un stage de Gamelan et de culture javanaise à Yogyakarta capitale culturelle de l’île de JAVA en Indonésie. Ce stage est spécialement conçu pour les artistes occidentaux et co-animé par des acteurs-musiciens indonésiens du collectif Gayam 16 et le vibraphoniste Français Alex Grillo, qui a réalisé un important travail de recherche et d’interprétation autour du gamelan javanais. Date limite: 1er décembre 2017.

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06.10.2017

Open Call for Residences for Artists in FLORA ars+natura, Colombia

FLORA ars+natura is a space for contemporary art in Bogotá, Colombia, that specializes in the relationship between art and nature. FLORA’s foci are: production through commissions and residencies; the circulation of the results, and education. Escuela FLORA brings together around twenty artists of diverse nationalities and backgrounds, selected through an open call. Each one develops her or his practice in a separate studio, attends an independent study program that delves into the creative and research methodologies of contemporary art, and receives feedback from tutors (both local and international artists, curators, thinkers, historians, and researchers), as well as elders from different indigenous groups. Deadline: 30 November 2017.

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04.10.2017

Setouchi Triennale 2019 (Japan) > Call for projects

Setouchi Art Triennale has an international call for site-specific art projects exploring the local resources of each venue of the Setouchi Triennale 2019. Deadline: 31 January 2018.

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02.10.2017

PERSPEKTIVE- deutsch-französischer Fonds für zeitgenössische Kunst und Architektur / fonds franco-allemand pour l’art contemporain et l’architecture

PERSPEKTIVE ist ein deutsch-französischer Fonds für zeitgenössische Kunst und Architektur, der von dem Bureau des arts plastiques des Institut français Deutschland und der Französischen Botschaft initiiert wurde. Bewerbungsschluss: 1. Dezember 2017 / PERSPEKTIVE est un fonds franco-allemand pour l’art contemporain et l’architecture initié par le Bureau des arts plastiques de l’Institut français d’Allemagne et l’Ambassade de France en Allemagne. Date limite: 1er décembre 2017.

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30.09.2017

Almagro OFF International Contest (Spain) > Open call for applications

The Almagro OFF International Contest represents the commitment of the Almagro International Festival of Classical Theatre to give space and visibility to the young stage directors, who work with a renewed language and staging approach to the classical texts in order to point directly at the curiosity of today’s audience. This Contest aims to discover and reward new directors working on baroque texts from a perspective of originality, innovation, risk and contemporaneity. Deadline: 11 February 2018.

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30.09.2017

La Friche (France) > Open call for projects 'The surroundings'

La Friche is looking for performances (theatre, dance, music, viusal arts associated with the other arts), to think Living Arts as a mean to highlight environmental and society issues. Deadline: 15 December 2017.

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27.09.2017

European Diploma in Cultural Project Management 2018/2019

The European Diploma in Cultural Project Management is a pan-European training programme arising from the will to foster cultural diversity as well as transregional and transnational cultural exchanges. Each year, around 25 professionals from +/- 20 countries are taking part in the European Diploma. Since 1989, more than 570 cultural managers from 45 countries (from Europe mainly and the Middle East, Canada, Sénégal, etc) followed this course. The programme is supported by the Council of Europe. Deadline: 15 January 2018.

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