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Acting for Climate is a performance art project, from which the goal is to inspire people to take action and act for a more sustainable future. With the performce ”Into the Water” they will create a sailing performance that can travel the world and inspire people, artists and activists through; contemporary circus; physical theatre and workshops. The performance aims to create a wave of inspiration and action. “Into the Water” is not just a small touring performance, it is also a mindset introduced to the world. Acting for Climate is searching for artists of all genres to join its next residency at Hawila, from the 17th to the 22nd of September, in Kastrup, Denmark. Deadline: 23 August 2018.
Pour la quatrième fois, les partenaires de Transfert Théâtral organisent un atelier francoallemand pour des traductrices et des traducteurs de pièces contemporaines. L’objectif est d’attirer toujours davantage l’attention des traducteurs sur le domaine de la traduction théâtrale et de promouvoir la qualité des traductions. L’atelier de traduction de cette année aura lieu du 19 au 25 novembre 2018 dans le cadre du festival Primeurs à Sarrebruck. Le festival est devenu un événement incontournable de la vie culturelle de Sarrebruck : il présente un choix de textes dramaturgiques contemporains francophones sous forme de pièces radiophoniques en direct ou de lectures scéniques, en français ou en allemand. Date limite : 22 août 2018.
Delfina Foundation is preparing to launch a new thematic programme in 2019 to bring together shared interests and concerns in the fields of art, science and technology. This new theme will initially underline some of Delfina's activities from January 2019 and build towards a concentrated programme of events, projects and exhibitions in autumn 2019, interrelated with residencies. In advance of this launch they are issuing an open call inviting expressions of interest from artists and thinkers who work in the area: on projects that cross art, science, and technology. From the responses they will be selecting projects and practitioners to engage with and support through residencies, collaborations and commissions, as well as to inform our new thematic programme over 2019 and beyond. Deadline: 13 September 2018.
The residence will be co-hosted by the School of Chemical Engineering and the School of Science. Applications are welcomed from artists who are ready to commit to one-year period in Finland and whose practice engages with the Schools' research nucleus: chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, materials science, applied physics, mathematics, computer science, and neuroscience.Deadline: 16 September 2018.
Tate, in collaboration with Delfina Foundation, invites applications for the Brooks International Fellowship Programme 2019. Now in its fifth year, the programme is offering an exciting opportunity for one Fellow to work alongside Tate’s Tate Exchange team and its Associate organisations for six months, commencing in January 2019. The programme at Tate will be complemented by activities at Delfina Foundation. Tate encourages applications from candidates working worldwide to explore potential methods and models for international collaboration in relation to Tate Exchange’s partnerships and Associates programme. In particular, it is interested in candidates from Central and South Americas and Asia. Deadline: 28 August 2018.
Call for Independent Experts (2018-2021): Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe certification and regular evaluation cycles
Selected experts will analyse the application and evaluation files submitted by cultural route networks interested in obtaining or maintaining the certification "Cultural Route of the Council of Europe" in accordance with Resolution CM / Res (2013) 67 revising the rules for the award of the "Cultural Route of the Council of Europe" certification. Working languages for drafting reports will be English or French. Deadline: 31 August 2018.
MedCulture > Regional training to support resilient communities in raising awareness on cultural heritage values and citizenship engagement (Jordan)
This initiative will focus on enhancing the skills and practice of trainers and cultural managers from the cultural heritage sector and civil society organisations involved in grass roots work in heritage making and cultural development processes as a basis for promoting an empowered and resilient society at local level, thereby underlining the value of heritage in the development of a more robust and resilient community that strives for peace building. Applicants should be resident in one of the countries of the region: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria and Tunisia. Deadline: 21 August 2018.
Art Moves Africa's mobility grants within Africa are back for a short period thanks to the generous support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Art Moves Africa supports all artists, arts professionals and cultural operators living and working in Africa for travels from an African country to another African country. Deadlines: 8 September 2018 and 8 October 2018.
Cambodian Living Arts / CLA believes arts are at the heart of a vital society. They envision the arts and cultural expression as essential to a thriving future for Cambodia. The Country Manager will oversee all CLA’s work, with a particular focus on operational management, development and project management. The Country Manager will be one of the public spokespeople for CLA and the role will require network and partnership building for CLA, including involvement in fundraising. Deadline: 2 September 2018.
European Dancehouse Network (EDN) is an international network for contemporary dance, formed in 2004 and currently co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union (2017-2021). The Network Manager is the driving force of the network and acts in close collaboration with the Board of Directors, developing the network’s vision and strategy as well as conducting the activities planned as part of the EU project. The Network Manager will also be in charge of representing EDN internationally and developing the sustainable growth of the network, including future funding strategies. Deadline: 10 September 2018.
The Prize fulfils the organization’s fundamental mission of promoting intercultural dialogue by rewarding significant contributions made by two eminent individuals, groups or institutions (one from the Arab States and the other from elsewhere) to the development, promotion and spread of Arab culture through artistic, or intellectual work that enhances mutual understanding. Proposed candidates should have earned an international reputation in their field of competence. Bearing in mind the significant contribution of women, please take this opportunity to propose renowned female candidates. Deadline: 31 August 2018.
Pier-2 Art Center is located in Taiwan’s second largest city, Kaohsiung. As a cluster of old warehouses next to Kaohsiung Harbor, Pier-2 Art Center positions itself as an artistic, diverse, experimental, creative space which is open to any kind of possibilities.The organisers are now calling for the visual artist's residency plans, which involve the Kaohsiung's local culture, geographic environment, cultural landscape, social conditions, and other issues. Deadline: 9 September 2018.
On offer this year are artist residencies at Bundanon Trust in Australia, Instituto Sacatar in Brazil, Fountainhead Residency & ISCP-NYC in the USA. Residencies at these spaces are available to early and mid-career African artists who predominantly live and work on the continent. The Africa Centre is also accepting applications from mid-late career, highly accomplished artists for residencies at the prestigious Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center located on the shores of Lake Como in Italy. All residencies are available to innovative, provocative and socially conscious visual and performance artists, composers, fiction and nonfiction writers, playwrights, poets, video/filmmakers, curators, as well as artists working in digital art forms. Deadline: 15 October 2018.
Eleusis 2021 European Capital of Culture launches Initiator, the first artist-in-residence programme fully dedicated to installation art (site specific, environments etc.). The goal of this residency is to provide space for research, experiment and production for emerging artists, aspiring to become a hub for installation art. Initiator is open to Greek and international contemporary art practitioners in the beginning of their career with interest in installation art, providing them the opportunity to live and work in Eleusis for one month. Artists from the Balkan region are especially encouraged to apply. Deadline: 25 August 2018.
Dans le cadre de son nouveau mandat sur les industries culturelles et créatives, l’Agence Française de Développement lance l’appel à projets « Afrique Créative » qui vise à soutenir l’entrepreneuriat culturel dans les pays d’Afrique. Cet appel à projets permettra d’accompagner entre 5 et 10 projets bénéficiaires sur les plans technique et financier pendant 2 ans. Afrique Créative sera mis en œuvre par un ensemblier (structure unique ou consortium) qui en assurera le pilotage et la coordination, après avoir été sélectionné via un appel d’offres. Date limite : 10 septembre 2018.