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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).

23.06.2018

IETM is looking for a Secretary General (Belgium)

IETM - International network for contemporary performing arts - is looking for a dynamic, experienced international arts manager for the position of Secretary General. The Secretary General is the driving force of the network, who is responsible for developing the vision and strategy of the organisation, defined together with the Board of Directors, in addition to overseeing its implementation. The SG should ensure that IETM is a responsive, forward-looking and highly relevant network for the contemporary performing arts in a global environment. The SG is the manager of the IETM Secretariat team. Deadline: 1 September 2018.

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22.06.2018

Reaction of the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts > European Commission’s proposal for the EU future budget

The Alliance argues for a long-term, considerable and balanced funding of the cultural and arts sectors at the EU level, allowing for sustainable development and ensuring their crucial role in the revitalisation of Europe. On the Move together with other networks and organisations is part of the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts. Read and share the statement!

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20.06.2018

Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences > Winter School “Brokering Intercultural Exchange within Societies” for master and Ph.D. students (Germany)

This is the first Winter School “Brokering Intercultural Exchange within Societies” for master and Ph.D. students. This three days intensive programme is taught by international researchers and practitioners alike, will be a mixture of different formats, and will allow for new practice and theory based insights regarding the relationship of the wider socio-political issues of cultural rights, particularly cultural inequality, inclusion and exclusion. Excursions to selected arts institutions will also be included in the programme. Deadline: 15 September 2018.

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20.06.2018

Institut Français > Residency programme > Cité internationale des arts in Paris (France)

This programme is intended for foreign artists wishing to develop a research and creation project in Paris, for a period of three or six months, supported by one or several cultural partners. The partners associated with the artist may be establishments from the French Cultural Network Abroad and/or French or foreign cultural bodies. In France, priority shall be given to applications supported by certified bodies and networks of the Ministry of Culture). There are four main focus for this call: young public, environment/sustainable development, art and territories as well as Technical and Technological Research and Innovation. Deadline: 22 August 2018.

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16.06.2018

Darat al Funun-The Khalid Shoman Foundation > Dissertation open call

Darat al Funun-The Khalid Shoman Foundation is pleased to announce the open call for its 2019-20 dissertation fellowship. The fellowship was established in 2011 to encourage research on modern and contemporary art of the Arab world. The fellowship provides financial support of up to ten thousand US dollars to Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences. One to two fellowships will be granted each year. The fellowship duration must range from 4-6 months of residency at Darat al Funun in Amman, Jordan. Deadline: 15 November 2018.

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15.06.2018

OUR STAGE – 4th EUROPEAN FESTIVAL OF BÜRGERBÜHNE (CITIZEN’S STAGE) > Open call for applications (Germany)

The festival is open to all European theatre productions and performances produced in a professional context and characterised by the participation of non-professional actors. The festival welcomes applications from resident and non-resident companies from the fields of theatre, performance, musical theatre and choreography. Although the involvement of professional actors is permitted, they may not clearly account for the majority of the production. This event is in cooperation with the European Theatre Convention (ETC) and funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation. Deadline: 10 November 2018.

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15.06.2018

The Jan Michalski Foundation > Writers' residencies (Switzerland)

Residences are available for all types of writers engaged in literary creation. While the Foundation gives priority to writers and translators, they are also open to any other discipline as long as writing is at the heart of the project. Stays in the Jan Michalski Foundation can be granted for individual projects or projects in pairs. For example: writer-translator, writer-other discipline, writer-writer etc. Deadline: 31 August 2018.

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09.06.2018

Doppelpass – Theatre Cooperation Fund, Cooperation between German independent groups and standing performing arts theatres

The German Federal Cultural Foundation established the Doppelpass Fund to support cooperation between independent groups in all artistic areas and established dance companies and theatres for a period of two years. The goal of the funding programme is to encourage the independent scene and theatres in Germany to try out new forms of collaboration and artistic production suited for tour performances, and finance their implementation. The programme wishes to provide artists on both sides the necessary freedom to productively merge their structures and working methods. Deadline: 15 November 2018.

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05.06.2018

International Writers’ Workshop at Hong Kong Baptist University 2019 > Residency Programme

Founded in 2004, the International Writers’ Workshop (IWW) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has hosted over 100 writers from more than 50 countries. We invite applications from interested writers to join our IWW 2019 Residency Programme from 17 February to 17 March 2019. This year’s programme culminates in the IWW Literary Festival: “The Many Worlds of Science Fiction.” Applicants are welcome to address how their work connects to our theme, but they are not required to do so. Deadline: 31 August 2018.

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01.06.2018

Beyond Curiosity and Desire: Towards Fairer International Collaborations in the Arts

In collaboration with On the Move and DutchCulture, IETM has published a new Toolkit for fairer international collaborations, written by Mike van Graan. The publication explores why and how artists and cultural professionals can adopt a more equitable approach to international and intercultural collaborations. La publication 'Au delà de la curiosité et du désir d’ailleurs : vers des engagements artistiques internationaux plus équitables' est également disponible en français.

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01.06.2018

Aerowaves Twenty > Open call for choreographers

Aerowaves are searching for the next Twenty emerging choreographers based in geographical Europe. Everyone who applies to Aerowaves has the chance to have their work programmed by the partners of the network, whether or not they are selected as Aerowaves artists. Around 100 performance opportunities are guaranteed by the partners and supported by Aerowaves each year. Deadline: 14 September 2018.

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31.05.2018

Travel Award: Call out for European Digital Artists and Cultural Workers

The EUCIDA Travel Award Fund is for digital artists and cultural workers (registered on the EUCIDA platform) to take part in 21 European Travel Awards from 2017 to 2019. EUCIDA supports transnational cooperation between eligible countries funded under the Creative Europe Programme (Including EUMS, EFTA, EEA, ENP and Swiss Confederation are eligible). Applicants seeking Travel Awards for all eligible opportunities must submit their application at least four weeks before their proposed date of travel. The duration of the project must fall between September 2017 – June 2019.

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28.05.2018

Convocation d’un Conseil culturel franco-allemand des jeunes (France)

Public visé : Artistes, étudiants ou jeunes professionnels (max. 30 ans) impliqués dans (ou intéressés par) les secteurs culturels et artistiques, basés en France ou en Allemagne : - témoignant d’un réel intérêt pour les relations ou projets culturels franco-allemands - désirant s’impliquer dans les débats et participer activement aux ateliers proposés - Idéalement : très bonne connaissance du français et de l’allemand (à titre exceptionnel, l’anglais peut remplacer l’une des deux langues). Date limite : 31 août 2018.

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20.05.2018

On the Move's General Assembly and related meetings, Lisbon, Portugal

Polo Cultural Gaivotas Boavista welcomed on 22-24 May in Lisbon On the Move's members for the network's General Assembly and related meetings. You can see the photos taken during the event and still watch the video of the public session (thanks to OTM member, Howlround).

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08.05.2018

INNOVATION NETWORK OF EUROPEAN SHOWCASES (INES) > Discover INES#pro and INES#festival

The INNOVATION NETWORK OF EUROPEAN SHOWCASES, or INES, is a European cooperation project initiated by eight international showcase festivals and gigmit, the European digital platform for artist booking.The network offers different opportunities through two programmes: INES#pro and INES#festival. Check the upcoming deadlines!

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