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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.