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).
Each year, 30 projects are presented by people aged between 18 and 30 years old : 10 from Nantes and 20 from all of Europe. Projects must contribute to strengthen the notion of "living together", involve a "citizenship" approach in tits general sense and develop an original approach. They can be linked to a large range of thematics : environment, health, education, culture, sport, intercultural dialogue, fight again discriminations, media, etc. Deadline: 1 June 2017.
The call is open to artists who work at the interface between sound, music and auditory research / practice. The organisers are looking for exhibition concepts that explore the specific artistic possibilities and potentials of sound in the context of contemporary fine art. Two selected artists will have the opportunity to realize their exhibition concepts during a two-week artist-in-residence stay. This call includes no media restrictions - installation-based, sculptural, multimedia or performative works are all welcome. The use of sound is not mandatory. Deadline: 30 May 2017.
Twice annually — respectively for the months of April and November — , the Bibliothek Andreas Züst offers three studio residency stipends. The length of the stay can vary from one to four weeks according to the needs of the stipendiaries. Application for the Studio Residency Stipend is open to national and international cultural workers (individuals or teams of up to a maximum of four persons) across disciplines — visual arts, literature, new media, music, theatre, dance, design, architecture, film, photography, and art-related disciplines. Deadlines: 31 May and 31 October 2017.
LUCKY TRIMMER is on the hunt for daring socially engaged artistic projects that embody the LUCKY spirit! Are you an independent artist or a collective who demonstrates artistic excellence and uses their practice as an innovative conduit for a social cause? If your project incorporates physicality, movement or performance and showcases how art's social dimension can address cultural responsiveness and responsibility, Lucky Trimmer might be looking for you! Deadline: 23 June 2017.
This residency is exclusively for resident citizens from the Arts Collaboratory countries in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. It welcomes proposals from diverse cultural agents, artists, writers, researchers, curators, and others interested in creative projects, research, and collaboration within the context of the four AC organisations in Colombia (Lugar a Dudas in Cali, Más Arte Más Acción in el Chocó, Casa Tres Patios and Platohedro in Medellín). Applications for the residency can include stays in a maximum of 2 of the organisations above. Deadline: 31 July 2017.
Dans le cadre du projet international Future DiverCities, Seconde Nature en partenariat avec le centre artistique LA CHAMBRE BLANCHE à Québec, offrent deux résidences croisées de deux mois chacune à deux artistes (un-e Français-e et un-e Québécois-e). Pendant ces quatre mois, les deux artistes sélectionné-e-s travailleront conjointement sur une œuvre ou un dispositif à dominante sonore, incorporant le Big Data et la visualisation de données. Ils utiliseront les différents modes de transport en commun et les flux dans l’espace public comme source d’inspiration et espace de diffusion. Date limite: 22 juin 2017.
IDFA DocLab is open to all sorts of works that use new media to represent reality, ranging from digital non-fiction storytelling and art to physical installations, virtual reality experiences, live performance and multimedia projects. Deadline: 1 August 2017.
The Ellen Stewart International Award will be presented to an individual artist or group of artists who work together or a theatre organization that demonstrates success in promoting social change and youth engagement through their theatre practice. Deadline: 31 August 2017.
European Leadership in Cultural, Science and Innovation Diplomacy (EL-CSID) > EU Cultural Diplomacy in the MENA region
Drawing upon the analytical tools defined in the EL-CSID Working Paper 1, this paper assesses the willingness, capacity and acceptance sustaining EU broadly-defined Cultural Diplomacy (CD) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The resulting qualitative mapping focuses on policies and initiatives which foster regional cooperation, both around the Mediterranean and among southern countries.
OPEN CALL: Collaborative art, design and technology innovation in Wearable Technology and smart/e-textiles
WEAR Sustain is organising two Europe-wide competitions in April 2017 and October 2017, to develop what could or should be considered Next Generation Wearables and smart textiles that are critical-ethical-aesthetic. The programme is seeking applications from teams in art or design to work with technology or engineering entrepreneurs to co-innovate. We aim to support strong, well developed ideas and take prototypes to the next level. Deadline: 30 May 2017.
Running for nearly a decade, Connections through Culture is a long-term programme to develop exciting cultural collaborations between artists and arts organisations, supporting long-lasting relationships between China and the UK. The programme offers support, information, advice, networking opportunities and development grants to artists and arts organisations in China and the UK. Application deadlines: Friday 5 May 2017, Friday 4 August 2017, Friday 3 November 2017 and Friday 2 February 2018.
Marché des Arts du Spectacle Africain (MASA) 2018 : Appels à candidatures des groupes artistiques (Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire)
1993-2018 le MASA a 25 ans. 25 ans, ça se fête. Du 10 au 17 mars 2018, se tiendra à Abidjan, la 10ème édition du Marché des Arts du Spectacle Africain (MASA). Les disciplines couvertes sont: Conte, Danse, Humour, Musique, Théâtre. Date limite: 31 août 2017.
The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is launching Mobility First!, a new fund to support the travel of Asian and European artists and cultural professionals between Asia and Europe. ASEF invites applications from individuals and arts organisations at least two months in advance of the event for which mobility support is being sought. Selection is through competitive open calls.
This residency is open to emerging artists and art researchers working in the performing arts sector (dance, theater and music among others.), who have a well defined reason to work and research in Kyoto. Deadline: 30 June 2017.
Mutual Learning is the research and residency component of the Mutual Project. The Mutual Learning Research Residency Program aims to extend the goals of Mutual Unknowns through 2 travel/research/residency grants that will take place in South East Asian countries. The organisers encourage research proposals that are inquisitive and seek to explore the many networks and strategies of interaction, movement, and informality that animate and reinforce the production and presentation of art in the region. Eligibility Countries: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor leste and Vietnam. Deadline: 30 June 2017.