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Appel à candidatures – Fondation Salomon Residency Award 2020 (USA)

Le Fondation Salomon Residency Award permet à un/une artiste de moins de 35 ans issu/e d’un pays membre de l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie, de bénéficier d’une résidence de 6 mois à New-York (de 2 janvier au 30 juin 2021). Date limite : 26 avril 2020.

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The Brown International Writers Project for Creative Writers Persecuted in their Home Countries (USA)

The Brown International Writers Project is currently seeking nominations and applications for its one-year fellowship with residency. The Fellowship is designed to provide sanctuary and support for established creative writers – fiction writers, playwrights, and poets – who are persecuted in their home countries or are actively prevented from pursuing free expression in their literary art. Writers may apply for themselves or be nominated by a third party. Deadline: 1 March 2020.

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Visegrad Fund > New York Residencies for Artists from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia (USA)

Visegrad Fund is supporting four artist residencies (one for each V4 country) at Art in General, an exhibition and residency space in Brooklyn, New York. The residency period is approximately 3 months, taking place between August and October 2020. Applicants should be visual artists from Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland or Slovakia, and should have a good knowledge of English, both spoken and written. Deadline: 1 March 2020.

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Critical Mass > Artist in Residence Programme for Socially Engaged Artists (Canada)

Critical Mass, a contemporary art centre based in Port Hope, is offering socially engaged contemporary artists a paid two- or four-week residency. Residencies will take place in the organisation’s Little Station (a mid-1850s former train station) between 15 April – 15 October 2020. ‘Environment’ is the chosen theme of the 2020 programme. Canadian or international artists are invited to apply, and applications can come from individuals or groups. Deadline: 28 February 2020.

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Mitchell Art Gallery > Summer Artist Residency (Canada)

Mitchell Art Gallery is inviting Canadian and international artists to apply for the second year of the MAG Summer Residency programme. Applicants with interdisciplinary, non-traditional creative practices are encouraged to apply. The residency runs for four to six weeks, taking place between 15 May – 15 August 2020. The residency works to support an artist with space and time to initiate or further a body of work, and bridge their practice with a local community. Deadline: 1 March 2020.

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DLECTRICITY 2020 Open Call for Light-based Art + Technology (USA)

Inspired by Nuit Blanche arts events from around the world, the Detroit festival DLECTRICITY (running 25-26 September 2020), is open to proposals for projects that illuminate the city landscape, 'from lasers and 3D mapping to dance performances and large-scale video projections'. Applications are invited worldwide and welcomed from all artforms and disciplines. Deadline: 3 March 2020.

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The Vera List Center for Art and Politics > ‘As for Protocols’ Fellowship Open Call (USA)

Vera List Center Fellowships support individuals whose work advances the discourse on art and politics. For 2020-2022, three non-residential, two-year fellowships will be awarded to support scholarly and creative work that critically engages with the Center’s 2020-2022 biennial focus theme ‘As for Protocols’. Journalists, scholars, activists, visual and performing artists, critics, public intellectuals, curators, and cultural practitioners from around the world are invited to apply. Deadline: 15 March 2020.

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Thoughtworks > Simulacra and Similitude: Synthetic Media Open Call (USA)

ThoughtWorks, a global software consultancy with an arts residency based in New York City, seeks an artist/technologist who works in their art practice with issues of synthetic media and deepfakes. This sixteen-week residency runs from 4 May to 21 August 2020. Applications are invited internationally. Deadline: 5 March 2020

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apexart > Open Call for Exhibition Proposals (United States)

apexart have launched an open call for artists, curators, and other professionals who want to turn their idea into an exhibition at their gallery in New York. Proposals are invited from anywhere in the world, except for New York City itself. Winning proposals will become part of apexart’s 2020-21 Exhibition Season and receive production funding and significant production support. There is no set theme, but the exhibition can't be a solo exhibition or 'artist project'. Deadline: 1 March 2020.

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80 organisations sign a joint statement on the revision of the Schengen Code of visas

80 organisations from the cultural sector joined forces in a call to the European Institutions to take into consideration the specific needs of the sector in the context of the trilogue negotiations on the Revision of the Visa Code. Read this statement signed by On the Move and share it!

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Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism > Open call

The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism (ECFJ) is an experimental grant-making program that supports artists producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work for major media outlets.ECFJ supports a variety of work, including text, photography, audio and video. Artists with longer-term, research-intensive projects are also encouraged to apply. In an effort to be responsive to an ever-fluctuating news cycle, artists can apply to ECFJ for support of their work on a rolling basis.

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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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