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Call No.1 for Web Residencies 2017 by Solitude & ZKM Curated by Tatiana Bazzichelli: Blowing the Whistle, Questioning Evidence
The call is addressed to artists, hackers, technologic experts, computer scientists and activists who have been working actively on the topic of truth-telling, leaking, and counter-surveillance, with the aim of exposing misconducts and wrongdoings – as well as to other critical thinkers, through whom issues of whistleblowing, leaking, and disclosing are investigated in their imaginative potential by producing critical interventions which are questioning the concept of »evidence« itself. Deadline: 10 March 2017 (submission form from 27 February).
National and International Cultural and Human Rights Organizations Denounce Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration
Today, more than thirty cultural institutions and human rights organizations around the world, including international arts, curators’ and critics’ associations, organizations protecting free speech rights, as well as U.S. based performance, arts and creative freedom organizations and alliances, issued a joint statement opposing United States President Donald J. Trump’s immigration ban. Feel free to read, share and/or sign the statement. On the Move is one of the signatories.
DLECTRICITY is back! The Curatorial Committee, selected by Midtown Detroit, Inc. and the founders of Art Detroit Now (an organization representing over 90 contemporary arts venues in metro Detroit), will select projects and performances based on a number of criteria, including artistic merit and how well it uses various media relating to light and other technologies (videos, smartphones, lasers, robots) within an urban environment. Deadline: 28 February 2017.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Art Basel has launched an exciting new digital initiative in partnership with Kickstarter, the funding platform for creative projects. Designed specifically for non-profit visual arts organizations from all over the world, the initiative will offer visibility and support for a wide variety of artistic projects, selected by an independent jury. Discover the projects and propose yours!
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation's dual criteria for grants are recognizable artistic merit and demonstrable financial need, whether professional, personal or both. The Foundation's mission is to aid, internationally, those individuals who have worked as professional artists over a significant period of time. There are no deadlines.
The Foundation distributes a series of monthly $1,000 grants to projects and their creators; it is "a micro-genius grant for flashes of micro-brilliance". Projects have included efforts in a wide range of areas including technology, arts, social good, and beyond. Have an awesome idea? Apply!
Established with gifts from IIE Trustees Robert L. Dilenschneider and Mark A. Angelson, the Janet Hennessey Dilenschneider Scholar Rescue Award in the Arts will provide life-saving fellowships to 10 threatened scholars in fields such as painting, dance, music, architecture, and the performing arts.
Each year Light Work invites 12-15 artists to participate in its residency program, including one artist co-sponsored by Autograph ABP and one artist in conjunction with the Urban Video Project (UVP). Artists selected for the residency program are invited to live in Syracuse for one month. Ongoing deadline for applications.