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For the upcoming programme year, the residency will welcome six residents from the United States, Germany and Canada. It will be the first year the Creative Residency is open to candidates outside of the United States and the organisers plan to continue expanding it internationally in the future. For 2017, the focus is on Photography, Graphic design (Digital and Print), UI / UX design, Graphic Composition (leveraging 2D and 3D), Video especially on YouTube or Vimeo, Illustration. Deadline: 26 February 2017.
This call is open to to musicians between the ages of 19-35 years who live and work in any of the following countries: Algeria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Panama, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, Serbia, Slovak Republic, South Africa, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, United States, Venezuela, Zimbabwe. Deadline: 10 February 2017.
LIAEP supports travel by serious visual artists (and occasionally individual performance and dance artists) to professional & established residencies and will consider high-quality independent projects if in support of the programme goals. Deadline: 28 February 2017.
The goals of FUSED: French U.S. Exchange in Dance are to foster dialogue, strengthen professional relationships, and spark creative artistry through meaningful exchanges in the partner countries. Deadline: 10 February 2017.
AFRICA’SOUT! invites visual artists from the African continent and those in its diaspora to submit applications for consideration for a 6 week Residency in New York from September to October 2017. Deadline: 31 January 2017.
The Photography and Social Justice Program builds capacity and community among a diverse, international network of Fellows who have not had access to mentorship or training in photography but can demonstrate a commitment to activism and social justice. Priority will be given to applicants from regions and communities where freedom of expression is limited. Deadline: 24 January 2017.
TransCultural Exchange > Proposals for presentations > 2018 International Conference on Opportunities in the Arts: Exploring New Horizons (Quebec)
TransCultural Exchange's International Conferences on Opportunities in the Arts are THE global platform for bringing together artists, critics, gallery owners, curators, residency directors and those working in other fields of interest to artists. They spark connections for art practitioners from around the world. They open doors to new horizons. They advance artistic innovation by putting artists in touch with their international peers, helping them find the time, funds, networks, inspiration and other means to pursue their goals. Deadline to apply (various formats): 20 February 2017.
Le Service de coopération et d’action culturelle du Consulat général de France à Québec souhaite renforcer son soutien aux artistes français émergents en appuyant des lieux engagés dans le repérage et la diffusion de la relève artistique française établis hors des épicentres que sont les villes de Montréal et Québec. Sont concernés les projets artistiques, toutes disciplines confondues ; les projets transdisciplinaires feront l’objet d’une attention particulière. Echéances: 1er février et 1er mai 2017.
The Programme accepts applications in all disciplines including, but not limited to, Architecture or Design; Choreography; Music Composition; Filmmaking/Media Art; Folk/Traditional Art; Playwright/Theater Art; Visual Art; Writing; Multidisciplinary; and Other Disciplines.Deadline: 1 February 2017.
Festival TransAmériques (Québec): Rencontres internationales de jeunes créateurs et critiques des arts de la scène
Les Rencontres se déroulent en français sous forme de séminaire dans lequel les participants sont invités à approfondir leur réflexion sur la création contemporaine, à confronter leurs réalités artistiques et leurs regards critiques et à partager leur expertise avec leurs pairs. La délégation 2017 rassemblera des créateurs et critiques en provenance de France, de Wallonie-Bruxelles, de divers pays de la Francophonie et du monde arabe, d’Allemagne, d’Italie, d’Amérique latine, de Suisse, du Québec et du Canada. Les conditions de soutien et les échéances dépendent des pays/régions d'origine.
Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America is a partnership program between Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America is a national initiative that provides support for the presentation of exemplary performing artists from Latin America in communities across the United States. Deadline: 3 April 2017.
L’Institut français, les Services Culturels de l’Ambassade de France aux Etats-Unis et FACE Foundation lancent en novembre 2016 les Résidences Etant donnés, un nouveau programme de soutien aux résidences d’artistes français aux Etats-Unis. Date limite: 27 janvier 2017.
The Fellowship is open to working professionals of any age and from any country who have demonstrated excellence in working with visual storytelling and a commitment to effecting social change. Applicants may work in a broad range of visual formats including photography, video, audio, motion or VR. Deadline: 31 January 2017.
There are four focus areas: Creative expression, Capacity development, Constructive engagement, Learning and sharing. Two grant calls will open for applications on 1 December 2016: 1) Grants call for projects to be implemented in eligible countries in Africa, Americas, Asia and Europe. The deadline for submission of the preliminary application form is 17.00 GMT on 4 January 2017; 2) Grants call for projects to be implemented in Pacific Islands - Kiribati, Papua New Guinea and Tonga. The deadline for submission of the preliminary application form is 17.00 GMT on 10 February 2017.
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.