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Created in 2013 by Centrale Fies, in collaboration with Viafarini, LIVE WORKS - Free School of Performance is a platform dedicated to live contemporary practices that contribute to deepening and broadening the idea of performance, following the current evolution of performance and its styles. In times of continuous change Centrale Fies and the curatorial team of LIVE WORKS add two important news to the Call of this edition including fellowship and travel grants' support. Deadline: 30 March 2021.
The residences at Konvent have the goal of becoming a platform to aid artists and creators by providing the adequate conditions of space and concentration required for investigation in a unique environment such is the Cal Rosal textile colony. Konvent has an International open call for creators with no restrictions of age, origin nor discipline and that are interested in undertaking a research or creation project at Konvent. Deadline: 14 March 2021.
LIFT is creating an online residency and commissioning project for artists to develop Concept-Touring, installation and performance projects. They are supporting projects where the idea, process, work, travels but the artist does not. LIFT actively encourages submissions from those with less visibility in the arts. The organisers specifically welcome applications from women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTQI+, those with low-income backgrounds and those from Black, Asian, ethnically diverse, Indigenous and migrant identities. This opportunity is for UK and internationally based artists. Deadline: 15 March 2021.
Big Pulse Dance Alliance / BPDA is a 4-year partnership (2021-2024) of 12 European dance festivals and institutions united by their passion to promote, strengthen and broaden the reach of the contemporary dance sector. They are inviting Expressions of Interest from artists interested in developing portable, ecologically aware choreographic ideas with the 12 pan-European BPDA partners. Deadline for the expression of interest: 16 April 2021.
ÆFLUENTS is a project powered by the Euroregion Pyrenees Mediterranee and led by the Association of Integral Management of Sociocultural Services Idea (Idea Cultural Association) (Catalonia), and counts with the cooperation of cultural organisations such as the Centre for Investigation and Contemporary Culture Casa Planas (Balearic Isles), RZM collective (Catalonia) and Slash Culture (Occitanie). Gender and place of origin are indifferent, but the applicant must be resident in Catalonia, the Balearic Islands or Occitanie. Deadline: 21 March 2021.
Taepyung Salt Farm X LAMPLAB seeks artists to submit entries for the jury-based exhibition, ‘Art Like Salt.’ The winners will be chosen to participate in a residency programme in Shinan, designated a ‘Slow City’, in South Jeolla Province, South Korea, with the opportunity to create work in any of the following format, photography, video, installation, sculpture, or sound with the theme of ‘Dear Friend'. Due to the COVID-19, the Korean government is not issuing new visas for foreigners including tourists. You must either have a visa issued before or have Korean citizenship, or currently in South Korea in order to participate in the residency programme. Deadline: 2nd of April 2021.
Guarda 2027: Art(e)facts Biennial calls for artists, architects and designers for projects with artisans (Portugal)
Art(e)facts Knowledge Biennial promotes a call for two projects created by artists, architects and designers, to be produced in collaboration and in residencies held at workshops of artisans from the municipalities of Fundão, Guarda and Manteigas in Portugal. The biennial intends to promote collaborations between artists and artisans and to create a contemporary legacy of artworks that value the territory and the reinterpretation of traditional knowledge. Art(e)facts is organized by the Architecture and Territory programme of Guarda’s bid for European Capital of Culture 2021 and the theme of the 2021 edition – Supernatural Togetherness –, proposes alliances between species and generations to save the future. Deadline: 19 March 2021.
Perform Europe is looking for Jury members! Do you believe that international touring of performing arts works must and can be more sustainable, balanced and inclusive? Do you want to have an impact on the future of performing arts touring? Then apply to join the Perform Europe Jury! Deadline: 8 March 2021.
The IMPROVISA - Life in Motion Consortium invites EU artists to submit proposals with new approaches to engage audiences in cultural and heritage contents through the principles of improvisation and the use of mobile technologies. Applicants must belong to one of the EU member states. The organisers are looking for artists with experience in video and photography, and also those who work in sound art and sampler editing. Deadline: 15 March 2021.
Hallstatt AIR is an artist in residence programme that offers a selection of Austrian and international guest artists the opportunity to realise contemporary and interdisciplinary art projects during a stay of several weeks in Hallstatt. The duration of the residency is one month, taking place 19 April – 20 May 2021. Deadline: 17 March 2021.
The city of Skopje and its Cultural Informative Center are inviting applications for a residency that will take place in Skopje from 15 May until 15 June 2021. This call is open to artists born or resident in cities of the CreArt network: Genoa and Lecce, Italy; Liverpool, UK; Clermont - Ferrand and Rouen, France; Zagreb, Croatia (member of HDLU); Kaunas, Lithuania; Lublin and Katowice, Poland; Aveiro, Portugal; Skopje, Macedonia. Artists from Genoa should be under 35. Deadline: 5 April 2021.
The organisers of the Creadores (Creators) Exhibition in Valladolid, Spain are inviting applications from artists to show their work and participate in internal debates around the event. This call is open to artists born or resident in cities of the CreArt network: Genoa and Lecce, Italy; Liverpool, UK; Clermont - Ferrand and Rouen, France; Zagreb, Croatia (member of HDLU); Kaunas, Lithuania; Lublin and Katowice, Poland; Aveiro, Portugal; Skopje, Macedonia. Artists from Genoa should be under 35. Deadline: 15 March 2021.
Initiated in 2011 by the French institute in Paris, the French Ministry of Culture and the French Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs, TEATROSKOP is a program designed to boost the cooperation between France and South-East Europe in the field of performing arts in its most contemporary and audacious forms. These two calls have the specificity to embed the question of environmental sustainability. Deadlines: 7 March 2021 for the Touring and Capacity building's grant (deadline extended) and 21 March 2021 for the grant on artistic cooperation projects.
REAL-IN* aims at EXPLORING crossroads of cultural, audiovisual and creative sectors for immersive and interactive proposals, exploiting 3D scanning technologies combined to XR settings. The first call is presented by VRHAM! and focuses on interactive arts. The call is open to Individual artists or teams of individual artists as well as artistic and creative organisations. You can come from any country of the Member States of the European Union, their Overseas Countries and Territories or the UK. Deadline: 15 March 2021.
Located in Niigata, Japan, YUI-PORT is a cultural centre focused on international exchange and cultural activities for young people. Artists or groups working in any genre are invited to apply for a three-month residency to take place 1 September – 30 November 2021. Deadline: 28 February 2021.