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The Prince Claus Fund seeks a new Director who endorses its vision that culture is a basic need, who believes in a world where cultural expression is free and valued and can offer the leadership experience to ensure the further development and expansion of the fund. Deadline: 30 April 2021.
The Immaterial Future Innovation Award invites technological start-ups and projects from anywhere in the world to apply with initiatives that leverage technology to address, directly or indirectly, a set of challenges around building new business models. Six selected finalists will be invited to the Immaterial Future Forum in Vienna in September 2021 to showcase their projects to potential partners and investors with a specific interest in culture and technology, with one then being selected for the Award. Deadline: 1 June 2021.
CHIMERES (Création – Hybridation – Immersion – Mobilités : Expérimentations et Recherches en Ecritures Scéniques) est un programme d’accompagnement à l’écriture et l’expérimentation artistique allant jusqu’à la pré-production. Il propose à des artistes provenant de tous les champs de la création contemporaine et créateurs venant d’autres univers d’explorer des formes artistiques dites hybrides au sens où elles relient les mondes « physique » et « numérique ». Cet appel est ouvert à des artistes et créateurs relevant de tous les champs de la création contemporaine , de nationalité française, ressortissants d’un État membre de l’Union Européenne, ou ayant le statut de résidents en France. Date limite : 10 mai 2021.
Connect South Africa will grant a funded residency to one artist from Switzerland and one artist from Southern, East or West Africa, with residency activities split between CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics in Geneva and the array of optical and radio astronomy observatories across rural and urban South Africa. Connect South Africa invites submissions from artists with a distinct interest in an interdisciplinary approach, and a keen engagement with scientific thinking and fundamental science. Deadline: 26 May 2021.
Tuwaiq International Sculpture Symposium (TISS) will consist of 20 sculptors from around the world coming together to produce a series of permanent public sculptures. The 22-day Symposium (10 November – 2 December 2021) is a platform for international and Saudi artists to create public sculptures in a live setting. Applications are open to stone sculptors of all nationalities with at least 5 years of experience exhibiting works permanently or temporarily in outdoor spaces or galleries. Deadline: 7 May 2021.
IASPIS – the Swedish Arts Grants Committee International Programme for Visual and Applied Arts > (Sweden)
IASPIS – the Swedish Arts Grants Committee International Programme for Visual and Applied Arts are looking for a guest curator for a limited period of time, who would liaise with the management and other staff on developing operations at IASPIS. The position is full time, with a fixed term of one year, with a possible extension, starting on 1 October 2021 or by agreement. Deadline: 2 May 2021.
“Résidanses 2021” is an incubation programme for choreographic projects aimed at providing support to emerging African choreographers as they develop their creative process. It allows artists and companies to take part in residencies to develop a new work or further develop a work in progress with the aid of a mentor. The call for applications is addressed to emerging contemporary and urban dance choreographers or companies based on the continent, wishing to develop a new creation or a stage of work in progress. Deadline: 30 April 2021.
Festival Sens Interdits (Lyon, France) > Un(e) chargé(e) de production, diffusion et coordination du festival (Remplacement de congé maternité)
Sous l’autorité du directeur de la structure, en lien étroit avec l’administratrice générale, et au sein de l’équipe du Festival Sens Interdits (8 à 10 personnes), le/la chargé(e) de production, diffusion et coordination aura notamment pour missions la préparation de la 7ème édition du Festival Sens Interdits. Date limite : 26 avril 2021.
Open Call for Congolese, Brazilian and Swiss artists for the Project ‘Quilombo’ (Switzerland / Remote)
The tri-continental project ‘Quilombo’ will involve an exhibition, a three-month residency in two Swiss cities, and the production of a catalogue. Activities take place in summer/autumn 2021. Individual or two-person applications are welcomed from Congolese, Brazilian and Swiss artists, and are open to all disciplines that imbue a research-based practice. Deadline: 30 April 2021.
Curated Affairs > Call for Artists Based in Warsaw to Propose a Project on the Work of Joseph Beuys (Germany)
To mark the 100th birthday of Joseph Beuys and to honour the town twinning between Poland’s capital Warsaw and the state capital Düsseldorf, the curatorial outfit Curated Affairs are pleased to invite two professional artists based in Warsaw to attend a 14 day research residency in Düsseldorf, preferably in July 2021. There is no age restriction. The submission of a research project proposal on the work of Joseph Beuys is required. Deadline: 25 April 2021.
LOOK UP 2021 is a collaborative visual arts mentorship programme. Artists will develop new work which will be installed in Leicester, Manchester and Portsmouth as part of Journeys Festival International 2021 (15-25 October), and will take part in two short residencies which will take place between June-August 2021, at Aspex, Portsmouth and coculture, Berlin, and/or online, dependent on COVID travel restrictions. Artists must be Europe-based, under 30, and from a sanctuary-seeking background or with refugee heritage. Deadline: 19 April 2021.
Footprints – Sustainable Music Across Europe is addressed to young and motivated artists willing to develop their artistic and entrepreneurial skills as well as develop their touring and networking capacity. 50 participants will be selected to take part in the Intl Jazz Platform summer workshop in Lodz (17-22 July 2021), out of which 6 participants will be selected to take part in the Footprints international tours and mentoring programme. Deadline: 30 April 2021.
The GMEA – National Center for Music Creation of Albi-Tarn welcomes musicians or ensembles for one-week residency sessions to permit creation, recording, or research. The centre supports all contemporary sound and experimental musical practices. Residencies can take place between January and December 2022. Deadline: 31 May 2021.
Urbane Künste Ruhr is pleased to announce a new cooperation with the Stiftung Geschichte des Ruhrgebiets in Bochum as part of the residency programme Zu Gast bei Urbane Künste Ruhr. The residency offers the opportunity for intensive research of archival material and archival structures during a three-month stay. The residency is open-ended, individualised, and geared to the specific research interests and projects of the residents. Deadline: 30 April 2021.
In the framework of the European project Who Cares?, Centro Huarte is offering an international residency programme for two or more artists, taking place from 1 September to 24 October 2021. Projects are encouraged to investigate care and affective practices in relation to the current moment we are living through. Applicants should have an EU passport or be based in an EU member state and preferably be fluent in the local languages (Spanish and/or Basque). Deadline: 27 May 2021.