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).

29.04.2017

It starts with a conversation... A guide for artists who wish to work collaboratively

'Working internationally and collaboratively is not rocket science. It requires hard work, interest and long hours. It is sometimes infuriating, often puzzling, but also rewarding. We have chosen to work collaboratively and internationally because we are curious and strongly believe larger networks can lead to new possibilities for individual artists and enable development of their artistry. Co-produced, co-funded, co-created productions strengthen the art community by bringing new work opportunities, parameters and models. It widens the horizon of everyone involved. This we say with confidence after 15-20 years in the business. Leading to not only successful and complicated but also failed projects, on our roster'. Read this practical and resourceful guide by ÁSA RICHARDSDÓTTIR and LENE BANG HENNINGSEN.

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28.04.2017

CASA multimedia guides (Circus and Street Arts) > Focus on Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, Spain and Sweden

The CASA website includes guides, providing professional information mapping 5 different cultural context including direct links to more online information, videomaterial and extracts of video interviews with local stakeholders, providing you with inspiring examples of good practices and tips and tricks on topics like audience development and marketing and communication.

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25.04.2017

Confidence Building 2017 – 2018 Call for Project Proposals

The projects should be initiated by civil society organizations which can effectively engage target audiences within the population of the region in their projects’ activities. Organizations requesting grants must be legally registered in one of the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine. The involvement of additional partners (especially those from the EU) is possible and welcome. Deadline (second): 29 September 2017.

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20.04.2017

Bibliothek Andreas Züst (Switzerland) > Open call for residencies

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.

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17.04.2017

Ellen Stewart International Award

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.

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14.04.2017

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.

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09.04.2017

UK-China Connections through Culture Grants

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.

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09.04.2017

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.

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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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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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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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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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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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