News

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).

01.04.2017

On the Move General Assembly and meetings, Cardiff, Wales

After Warsaw, On the Move was in Cardiff, Wales for its General Assembly and related meetings, hosted by Wales Arts International on 5-6 April 2017. Represented On the Move's members were: Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute (Poland); Arts and Theatre Institute (Czech Republic), DutchCulture / TransArtists, Fresh Arts Coalition Europe-FACE, IETM, Trans Europe Halles, RES ARTIS, Circostrada, MobiCulture (France), Russian Theatre Federation, IG Kultur Austria, JMEvents, ITI Germany, IGBK, Teaterunionen - Swedish ITI, Wales Arts International and Marta Gracia (individual).

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30.03.2017

Phileas (Austria) > A fund for contemporary art

Phileas is an independent philanthropic organisation based in Vienna that raises private funding to support ambitious projects within the field of contemporary art. Phileas works together with artists, museums and Biennials to enable the production, exhibition and acquisition of art for public institutions. A particular focus lies on the commission and production of exhibitions by Austrian artists abroad, and by international artists in Austria. Recently, Phileas has established collaborations with many of the world’s leading Biennales, in order to encourage and support the participation of Austrian and Austrian-based artists. Phileas also organises and funds research trips for international curators and critics to Austrian museums, galleries and artists’ studios. Deadline: 26 June 2017.

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27.03.2017

Cartographie interactive des acteurs néo-aquitains intéressés par les projets de coopération internationale

Cette cartographie, réalisée en partenariat avec On the Move, a pour but d'identifier les volontés de coopération européenne et / ou collaborations internationales sur le territoire de la Nouvelle Aquitaine. Elle permettra au LABA de représenter les structures régionales lors des salons et rencontres internationaux.

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25.03.2017

COMEL Award Contemporary Art 2017 > “Sinuosity of aluminum”

The Mazzola brothers, who run the CO.ME.L. company of Latina (Italy), have announced the call of the sixth edition of the International ‘COMEL Award Vanna Migliorin - Contemporary Art’. The Award wants to draw attention to the expressive, aesthetic, communicative and constructive possibilities of aluminum. Participation in the competition is free and open to all artists, 18 years of age and older, that operate in any of the European countries, and use aluminum as the main and significant medium for the realization of the work to be submitted. Deadline: 15 June 2017.

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24.03.2017

British Council, Doen Foundation and Lambent Foundation > Mobility East Africa Travel Grant

This fund is exclusively for East African nationals and residents looking to travel to either Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda or Ethiopia (18-35 years old). The Mobility East Africa grant programme accepts applications all year round. You can apply at any time but grant review can take up to 3 months.

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14.03.2017

Hermès Foundation > "New Settings" programme #8

This programme is devoted to the performing arts and is directed both to live performance artists (of all disciplines) and to visual artists who wish to create for the stage. Indeed, collaborations between performing artists and visual artists are encouraged. It concerns hybrid performances with a predominant visual arts dimension, scheduled to be premiered between January and December 2018. Deadline: 1 July 2017.

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09.03.2017

ART IN CONTEXT: Learning from the Field

This publication is focused on social and participatory art practices analyzed through a methodology of dialogues and conversations with artists and cultural practitioners from Asia and Europe. Among the different topics discussed in the publication, there is the significant emergence of artistic and cultural mobility.

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08.03.2017

Résidence de création dans les Terres australes et antarctiques françaises "Atelier des Ailleurs 4"

Vous êtes poète, écrivain, musicien, chorégraphe, plasticien, vidéaste, réalisateur, photographe… et voulez vivre une expérience extraordinaire d’environ trois mois de création dans les Terres australes et antarctiques françaises entre décembre 2017 et avril 2018 ; vous ne craignez pas l’éloignement (les îles australes françaises sont à plusieurs jours de mer de l’île de La Réunion), ni l’absence de liaison internet ou de téléphone portable et vous êtes en bonne santé physique. Alors candidatez avant le 31 mai 2017!

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07.03.2017

Ticket Fund by Prince Claus Fund

The Prince Claus Fund’s Ticket Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners by covering travel costs, in particular for artists and cultural practitioners living in Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, non-EU Balkans and non-EU Eastern Europe who wish to travel within these areas.

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04.03.2017

Vermont Studio Centre > Displaced Artist Fund (USA)

Vermont Studio Center’s Displaced Artists Fund exists to assist visual artists and writers displaced due to natural disasters, climate change, or political turmoil or threat by providing residencies in a safe and supportive community of creative peers. Applications on a rolling basis.

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26.02.2017

British Council > Cultural Protection Fund: Call for applications

The Fund is designed with applications from UK organisations in mind, but any organisation is eligible to apply. Grants are available to applicants working with local partners in one or more of the Fund’s target countries: Afghanistan, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Iraq, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey and Yemen. Deadlines for the large grants (expression of interest): 31 March 2017 and for the small grants: 21 April, 21 July 2017 and 20 October 2017.

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18.02.2017

DRAMATURGY AWARD - EMANUELE CARBONI "Theatre of the mystery and noir"

To honor the memory of its member Emanuele Carboni, actor and playwright who died prematurely in June 2016 at the age of 36, the cultural association Music Theatre International (M.Th.I.), in collaboration with FUIS, IGEA association, MTM Lydia Biondi association and with the patronage of the City of Tivoli, announces the first edition of the “Emanuele Carboni Award - theater of the mystery and noir". The award, which aims to enhancing the young Italian dramaturgy, is open to young Italian authors (resident in Italy or abroad) interested in writing text for theatre and who have not yet turned 36 years at the expiry date of the notice. Deadline: 30 June 2017.

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17.02.2017

E-learning course on "Intercultural Competences in Civilian Crisis Management".

More Europe - external cultural relations produced, in collaboration with the Centre for European Perspective (Slovenia) and Lecturio, an e-learning course on "Intercultural Competences in Civilian Crisis Management".

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15.02.2017

European Cultural Foundation > STEP travel grants

STEP stands for ‘Supporting Travel for Engaged Partnerships’. The STEP travel grants funding programme has been initiated and managed by the European Cultural Foundation (ECF), with the support of Compagnia di San Paolo (CdSP). STEP travel grants support creative and critical individual cultural workers who are travelling across Europe and neighbouring countries, to help foster a society with greater solidarity, equality and a stronger sense of social justice. You should apply at least 60 days before the mobility.

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08.02.2017

ArtCOP21 Professional Workshop - Report and Resources

The ArtCOP21 Professional Workshop gathered in Paris on 3-4 December 2015 more than 150 representatives from the arts and culture from over 30 countries. The ArtCOP21 Professional Workshop aimed to foster cross-sector dialogues through the exchange of best practice and to highlight the necessity of focused support and funding mechanisms to consolidate the leadership of the cultural sector with regards to sustainable development and environmental sustainability. Download the report and the resources. Le rapport est également disponible en français sur le site de COAL.

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