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Kaimera Productions (USA/France) > Producing director needed

Kaimera Productions is an NYC & Paris based interdisciplinary live arts company, with ongoing projects in five countries across the globe. Kaimera works to provide platforms for audiences to come together in dialogue and examine some of the hardest questions our global society faces, through performances and live experiences created collaboratively by experts in and outside of the arts. The Producing Director must be independent, a self-starter who believes in Kaimera’s mission, values, and beliefs, and is excited to join us as a true creative and producing partner. Deadline: 11 May 2018.

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Pierre & Alexandra Boulat Award 2018

The award will be presented to a professional photographer of any age, sex or nationality who wishes to cover a social, economic, political or cultural issue in a journalistic manner. The award is given in order to allow the winner to produce a story that has never been told but that the photographer cannot find support for within the media. Deadline: 14 June 2018.

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Tilting Axis Curatorial Fellowship > Open call (USA)

As a direct outcome of the Tilting Axis meeting held at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands in May 2017, the University of Texas at Austin’s (UT) Art Galleries at Black Studies has come together with Tilting Axis to offer a Curatorial Fellowship to an emerging curator living and working in the Caribbean. This Fellowship opportunity focuses on curators living and working within the Caribbean region, and is both research and practice-led, and mentor-based. Deadline: 18 May 2018.

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Getty Images > ARRAY grant

The Getty Images ARRAY Grant, offered in partnership with award-winning director and producer Ava Duvernay’s ARRAY Alliance, will provide financial support and mentorship to artists who capture the visual narrative of underrepresented ethnic communities and use their medium to progress visual representation - communities such as African-American, Caribbean, South Asian, Arab, Indigenous or Latinx for example. In addition to financial remuneration, recipients will also receive mentoring support and guidance. Deadline: 8 June 2018.

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The Faculty of Fine Arts and Ocean Networks Canada (University of Victoria in British Columbia) > Artist in Residence Ocean Programme

The Artist in Residence will interact with Fine Arts faculty members and scientists at Ocean Networks Canada as well as with other individuals using the world-leading ocean facilities to ignite cross-disciplinary exchanges. Open to artists working in any visual, written, musical or performance discipline, this residency is suitable for an early- or mid-career artist. Deadline: 27 April 2018.

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Urban Omnibus> Call for Proposals: Urban Wild Writer Residency (USA)

This new and unique experience for one writer-in-residence will take place at the 2,200 acre closed landfill on Staten Island that will become the second-largest public park in New York City. This writing residency seeks to bring a first-hand perspective to topics that include the environment, technology, urban life, nature, and waste. One writer will gain personal access to the diverse ecosystems present in the unopened park in late summer, 2018. The writer will produce a work of creative nonfiction engaging with the contemporary metropolitan landscape to be published online by Urban Omnibus in the fall of 2018. The residency is designed to be short, flexible, and out of doors. Deadline: 1 May 2018.

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Rhodesworks Design Studio (Rhodesworks) > Open call in view of Burning Man

Rhodesworks Design Studio (Rhodesworks) seeks proposals in response to Resolute Arch, the new sculpture by studio principal Richard Rhodes. The sculpture, a granite arch broken near its apex, will premiere at Burning Man in 2018; from there, it will travel for the next three years, to be installed in five different cities around the world.This Ideas Competition, organized by Rhodesworks, invites emerging artists to imagine a site-specific, dramatic, and meaningful context for Resolute Arch. Deadline: 1 May 2018.

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Festival ELEKTRA - Biennale internationale d’art numérique et au Marché international des arts numériques (Québec) > Appel

L’Office franco-québécois pour la jeunesse (OFQJ) offre la possibilité à 20 jeunes professionnels français (ou résidant en France depuis plus d’un an) âgés de 18 à 35 ans d’assister au Festival Elektra, à la 4ème Biennale internationale d’art numérique et au 12ème marché international d’art numérique. Créateurs des arts numériques et du multimédia, journalistes, curateurs, diffuseurs : rendez-vous du 27 juin au 1er juillet de Montréal au Québec pour découvrir les créations internationales, assister aux vernissages, aux performances et aux rencontres professionnelles du marché international de l’art numérique. Date limite : 30 avril 2018.

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Appel à projets franco-québécois > la mobilité au service des jeunes professionnels de la culture (18-35 ans)

Une attention particulière est portée sur les projets favorisant les nouveaux partenariats entre institutions, facilitant la circulation des artistes, créateurs et professionnels de la culture tout en étant ancré dans les réalités actuelles des deux sociétés. Ces initiatives permettent d’élargir les champs d’action des professionnels de la culture et sont garantes de découvertes enrichissantes, tant au niveau professionnel que personnel. Les projets de coproduction, de co-création, d’échange d’expertise, ainsi que ceux démontrant un potentiel de développement de marché ou de rayonnement au Québec seront particulièrement considérés, et ce, dans toute la diversité de la coopération culturelle. Date limite : 30 octobre 2018.

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Résidence Croisée Real Time & Space (Oakland, Etats-Unis) / Artistes en Résidence (Clermont-Ferrand, France)

Real Time & Space (RTS) et Artistes en Résidence offrent une résidence croisée à deux artistes installés, d'une part à Oakland et de l'autre, dans la région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. Cet appel est adressé uniquement aux artistes vivants dans la région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes quelque soit leur nationalité. Date limite : 1er mai 2018.

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Walking Art / Walking Aesthetics: Call for papers and art projects > INTERARTIVE

The special issue of the Online Magazine InterArtive will be dedicated to Walking Art. Theorists, critics, curators and artists who work on the subject are invited to participate. This special issue aims to address this important topic, by focusing on the realization of the walking approach as art practice, its theoretical background and the historical approaches of walking. Deadline: 31 May 2018.

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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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Institute of International Education (USA) > New programme to assist threatened artists

The Institute of International Education announced on 26 May the launch of a programme to save the lives and work of artists who face persecution in their home countries. The new Artist Protection Fund (APF), a three-year pilot programme supported by a $2.79 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will make life-saving fellowship grants to threatened artists from any field of artistic endeavor, and place them at host universities and arts centers in countries where they can safely continue their work and plan for their future.

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World Cultures Connect, a new international networking platform for the cultural and creative sectors

World Cultures Connect is an online meeting place for cultural managers and creative or artistic professionals to promote their work and services, discover and connect with new partners, tools and resources to support their international work. This newly launched project allows any individual or organisation to create a free profile to join a community of international artists and organisations talking about artistic exchange, global mobility and new opportunities. Join today and start connecting!

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UN post-2015 development agenda : final round of talks: Take action!

Check the latest contribution on targets and indicators from the collective of global networks leading the “Future we wants include culture” campaign. You can assist the collective of global networks by ensuring that the text is being sent to your country’s national negotiation team leaders and share examples of good practices linked to the proposed cultural indicators.

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