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).
The non-profit Allianz Cultural Foundation initiates and sponsors multilateral art, culture and education projects in Europe and the Mediterranean fostering mutual understanding and dialogue that transcends borders. Its main focus is on cross-disciplinary and contemporary projects that put innovative approaches in art, culture and education into practice and that help shape social change in the spirit of European integration. They particularly support programs that promote exchange, encounters and digitization, that ignite enthusiasm for the European project in young people, and that forge sustainable ties between participating players. Deadline: 1 March 2018.
The RRR4 residencies, Study Room Guides and Toolkits are supported by, and form part of Live Art Development Agency/ LADA’s contribution to, the Collaborative Arts Partnership Programme (CAPP), a transnational programme funded by the European Union focusing on collaborative practices with the aim of engaging new participants and enhancing mobility and exchange for artists.
Almagro International Festival of Classical Theatre > International Contest Barroco Infantil (Spain) > Open call
Strongly encouraged by the reactions of the younger children fascinated by what is happening on stage throughout the five editions of the Contest, the Festival continues to support this initiative that offers a space to professional companies to bring family audiences closer to Classical Theatre. Deadline: 11 February 2018.
Guide des opportunités de financements de la mobilité culturelle - France / Guide to opportunities of cultural mobility funding- France
Découvrez la version 2017 éditée du guide des opportunités de financements de la mobilité culturelle pour la France. Un grand merci à Maïa Sert pour cette actualisation. Le guide des opportunités de financements de la mobilité culturelle pour la France reçoit le soutien du Ministère de la Culture-France. For English speaking artists and cultural professionals: the cultural mobility funding guide for France is in French. However, in the table of contents (table des matières), you can refer to the funding schemes in English with the acronym EN. The cultural mobility funding guide for France is supported by the Ministry of Culture-France. Thanks to Maia Sert for this 2017 editing and update.
Setouchi Art Triennale has an international call for site-specific art projects exploring the local resources of each venue of the Setouchi Triennale 2019. Deadline: 31 January 2018.
The Almagro OFF International Contest represents the commitment of the Almagro International Festival of Classical Theatre to give space and visibility to the young stage directors, who work with a renewed language and staging approach to the classical texts in order to point directly at the curiosity of today’s audience. This Contest aims to discover and reward new directors working on baroque texts from a perspective of originality, innovation, risk and contemporaneity. Deadline: 11 February 2018.
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. Please note that the Mobility Fund is not accepting applications at the moment. However, the Mobility Fund will open again on 1 February 2018, and you are welcome to submit your application after that date.
The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia is launching a call for performing arts cooperation projects in Europe in order to foster partnerships between Swiss and other European cultural institutions and organisations in the performing arts field. With the support provided, Swiss cultural institutions and organisations are given the opportunity to expand their professional network and to familiarise themselves with local scenes and the working methods of their peers in other European countries. They are also given the possibility of enhancing their own artistic practice through new forms of collaboration. Projects from the following disciplines may be submitted: theatre, dance, literary and visual art performance, contemporary music theatre, contemporary circus. Deadline: 1 March 2018.
Zone Franche, le réseau des musiques du monde et le Comité Visas Artistes ont lancé le 2 décembre 2016 aux Trans Musicales de Rennes le Guide pratique des visas à l'attention des professionnels de la culture. Ce guide a été rédigé par Anaïs Lukacs, Coordinatrice de MobiCulture - membre d'On the Move - pour Zone Franche. / Zone Franche, the network of world music and the Comité Visas Artistes launched on 2 December 2016 during the Trans Musicales Festival in Rennes the practical guide to visas in France for cultural professionals. This guide, now available in English, has been written by Anais Luckas, Coordinator of MobiCulture, On the Move's member, for Zone Franche.
"Routes of Mobility and Internationalization" is a methodology for the diagnosis, analysis and planning of the processes of mobility and internationalization of the performing arts. It includes all the phases and processes that a company, organization or professionals of the performing arts and live music must complete to successfully start their opening to new circuits.
The manual 'Innovation Diversity - New approaches of cultural encounter in Europe' has been compiled in the context of the international project Un-Label. In addition, 10 further best practices are introduced who have made it their task to increase awareness of the great variety in our European society, to take difference as the norm and value it as a source of productive creativity.The last chapter provides information on current criteria for the dismantling of barriers as well as a checklist designed as an aid to your own practical planning and execution of future projects.
The study “Crowdfunding: reshaping the crowd’s engagement in culture” maps and analyses how crowdfunding is currently being used for the benefit of cultural and creative activities, and evaluates to what extent barriers hamper the further integration of crowdfunding in the financing mix and broader practice of CCS actors.
Strategic communications consultancy Portland has published the findings of its Soft Power 30 2017 rankings for countries around the world, based on factors ranging from culture, government, enterprise, digital and education, to cuisine, friendliness, luxury goods, foreign policy and liveability. The Soft Power 30 rankings have revealed France rising to first place, while the UK remains in second place and the US sinks to third.
The Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor is a new tool to monitor and assess the performance of 'Cultural and Creative Cities' in Europe vis-à-vis their peers using both quantitative and qualitative data. The quantitative information is captured in 29 indicators relevant to nine dimensions reflecting three major facets of the cultural, social and economic vitality of cities: cultural vibrancy, creative economy and enabling environment.
Brainstorming meeting: Sustainability strategies of EU funded projects related to cultural entrepreneurship / new models of production
On the Move, part of the Creative Tracks' project, organised on 16 June 2017 in Paris, a Brainstorming meeting on Sustainability strategies of EU funded projects related to cultural entrepreneurship / new models of production. This meeting aimed in particular on helping to develop strategies to sustain the online platform of Creative Tracks beyond the time of the EU funding (31 December 2017). 8 Projects' coordinators of EU funded projects and special guests participated in this dynamic day.