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).
Der deutsch-französische Fonds Transfabrik für darstellende Künste fördert als Koproduktionspartner anteilig neue künstlerische Projekte zwischen Frankreich und Deutschland; insbesondere in den Bereichen zeitgenössischer Tanz, zeitgenössisches Theater, Nouveau-Cirque, Figuren-, Objekt- und Straßentheater. Le Fonds franco-allemand Transfabrik pour le spectacle vivant encourage des projets de création artistique entre la France et l’Allemagne, par un apport financier en coproduction, dans les domaines de la danse contemporaine, du théâtre contemporain, du nouveau cirque, des arts de la rue, du théâtre d’objets et de la marionnette. 25/3/2018.
This open consultation has been developed by On the Move, the cultural mobility information network active in Europe and internationally. This survey is for individuals and organisations. It will take approximately 15 minutes to answer. All answers will be anonymized. We will share the results of our survey publicly in spring 2018. The questions are written in English, but answers can also be provided in English, French, Spanish and Italian. Share your thoughts and your needs before the 20th February 2018!
Post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework: Call for a substantial and meaningful support for culture and the arts as generators of an EU added value
Having followed the Commission’s high-level conference on the future MFF-framework on 8-9 January 2018 as well as discussions in the European Parliament, the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts calls on the European institutions and Members States to ensure substantial support for culture, the arts and heritage within the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF). On the Move part of the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts supports this call.
This article written by Richard Polácek and updated by Marie Le Sourd in 2017 highlights the evolution and trends related to the question of cultural mobility within the spectrum of EU policies. This article has been commissioned by Touring Artists, the information portal for artists and creatives working internationally, initiated by ITI and IGBK, both member-organisations of On the Move.
The Festival Les Instants Vidéo is an event dedicated to video art and electronic poetry with its multiple forms, monobands, installations, performances, multimedia… This year's festival is focused on the May 68 events since for the organisers, 'the poetic and emancipatory vibe of the hundred thousand flowers of May continue to stimulate delightfully their imagination. And their nostalgia is only for the future'. Deadline: 1 June 2018.
The competition topic is “Balance between man and nature: to reconsider the past for a better future”. Through a reflection on the eco-sustainability of the communities who used to live in the Gravina, the artists have to think carefully about the ways of interaction between man and nature over the centuries, starting from a past in which nature truly represented the public space where men drew resources to satisfy their needs. The call is addressed to national and international artists, architects, designers. They can propose their projects individually or in multidisciplinary groups, associations included. Deadline: 22 March 2018.
From June 28 to July 7, 2018, the 2nd international Alps Art Academy will take place in the Safiental (Grisons, Switzerland). The Tenna Summer Academy, which is held every two years, focuses on land and environmental art. In dialogue with the art-historical movement of the 60s and 70s, contemporary approaches to art in the Alpine landscape are discussed and further developed. The Alps Art Academy creates a platform for proposals for a possible future Land Art, which integrates the landscape, nature and the environment as well as history and society into its production. Deadline (extended): 25 March 2018.
CCA Kitakyushu operates Fellowship Program for young artists and researchers (below 40) those who are engaged in art, curatorial work, design and architecture. Fellowship Program 2018 runs from the September 2018 to the end of March 2019 accepting fellows in the fields of art, curatorial work, architecture and design. Each fellow is required to stay and work in Kitakyushu for a few months either consecutively or intermittently during the above period of time. Deadline: 30 March 2018.
Créé en mars 1999 à l’initiative du Secrétariat d’État à l’Outre-mer et du Ministère de la culture et de la communication, le fonds d’aide aux échanges artistiques et culturels de l’Outre-mer (FEAC) a essentiellement pour objectif de soutenir la diffusion des productions artistiques des territoires d’Outre-mer, entre ces territoires et la métropole ainsi qu’entre ces territoires et les pays de leurs zones géographiques. Disciplines couvertes:Théâtre; Musique et Danse; Arts Plastiques et Livre et Lecture. Deux échéances: 6 février et 25 mai 2018.
Eye's Walk Digital Festival (Greece) > Europe started here! > Open call for applications (individuals and teams)
The call is open to 3D, Video installation & Site specific Performing art projects as well as virtual reality & Augmented reality games. Starting from the island of Syros the “Europe started Here!” project may appear in other cities in Greece and abroad as an opportunity for people to connect with the public space through the art. Deadline: 15 April 2018.
Which consequences will Brexit have for cultural cooperation between Germany and the UK? Which consequences are actual, which are only potential? How can Germany’s foreign cultural policy react at the initial stage of this process? How can intercultural exchange be secured with a long-term perspective despite Brexit?
The Fondation provides financial support for the realization of artist projects that are inscribed within a social initiative. The call for project is directed towards artists proposing a project in collaboration with a group of people living in conditions of vulnerability (precariousness, hospitalisation, adolescence and suffering, disability, imprisonment, isolation, etc.). Deadline: 24 March 2018.
The Staff Exchange Programme by IETM-International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts offers its members a unique opportunity to gain a short but valuable international experience by joining the team of another member organisation and hosting a professional from abroad. The duration of an exchange programme may vary from 1 week to 3 months or more. The only condition to take part in the Staff Exchange Programme is to be a member of IETM. Deadline: 28 March 2018.
A special characteristic of Arc is the wonderful landscape that surrounds it. As walking can be conducive to the discursive process, we want to regularly invite two persons for shorter residencies, to take long walks in the beautiful green surroundings together. Walk & Talk residencies are aimed at artists and other cultural practitioners who wish to discuss a certain question with an expert from another field. The idea is to give people time to enter into a longer dialogue in another rhythm and collaborative mode. Deadline for application: no later than 2 months before the starting date of your residency.
Through this grants scheme, the European Cultural Foundation funds emerging artists and cultural workers of 18 years old or older in 59 countries to explore and to exchange views, skills and inspiration, create long-lasting collaborations and to instigate a positive change in their communities. They support all kinds of cross-border creativity - including music, visual art, theatre, dance, film, documentary, multimedia, design, photography, fashion and cultural capacity building. #steptravelgrants guidelines are updated! You can now apply for a larger grant if you choose more #sustainable ways of transport such as bus and train journeys. The deadline to apply is a minimum of 60 days before the departure date.