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How can the arts address and respond to the environmental and humanitarian crises wrought by climate change? In light of the devastation due to the hurricane season of 2017, Wesleyan University Center for the Arts, in collaboration with the College of the Environment, seeks to invite an artist or artists from areas affected by the hurricanes to campus for a short-term residency in April, 2018. Artist must have permanent residency in one of the states or US territories most directly impacted by the hurricane season of 2017 (Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands). Deadline: 17 November 2017.
Residency opportunities are open to national and international artists 21+ years of age, showing a strong professional working history. A variety of disciplines are accepted including, but not limited to, visual arts, media/new genre, performance, architecture, film/video, literature, interdisciplinary arts, music composition, and choreography. Deadline: 15 December 2017.
Africa Centre is now accepting applications for its 2017 Artist In Residency (AIR) Programmes. They are offering residencies in Australia, Brazil, Spain, Italy and the United States. They are seeking high calibre African artists, in different stages of their development (from emerging to late career), who are provocative, innovative, and stretching the boundaries of their artistic practice. The residencies are available to composers, writers, video/filmmakers, curators, visual and performance artists as well as other forms, whose work is inspired by or relates to the challenges facing humanity. Deadlines: 1 December for Mid-Late Career Artists and 16 December for Emerging-Mid Career Artists.
Independent Projects awards provide funding to artists and arts managers who propose to undertake projects in the United States in collaboration with a US non-profit arts organization or individual artist. Applicants must have a letter of invitation from a US partner in order to apply for an Independent Projects award. Eligible countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mongolia, Moldova, Montenegro, Palestine, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Deadline: 5 December 2017.
The Harpo Foundation’s Emerging Artist Residency Fellowship at the Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) was established in 2013 to provide an annual opportunity to an emerging visual artist 25 years and older who needs time and space to explore ideas and start new projects. Deadline: 1 November 2017.
Magnum Foundation’s Photography and Social Justice Programme expands diversity and creativity in the field of documentary photography through capacity-building and critical explorations of photography and social change. Each year, the programme supports a diverse, international group of Photography and Social Justice Fellows who are passionate about challenging injustice, pursuing social equality, and advancing human rights through photography. Deadline: 30 November 2017.
En collaboration avec les BIS de Nantes - Biennales internationales du spectacle – et RIDEAU – Regroupement des diffuseurs du Québec – l’OFQJ - l’Office franco-québécois pour la jeunesse - et LOJIQ – Les Offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec - organisent un projet croisé de délégations de jeunes professionnels qui participeront aux Rencontres des jeunes professionnels francophones du spectacle. Si vous êtes français/e ou résidez en France, êtes diffuseur/se, programmateur/trice ou journaliste dans les arts de la scène, et avez moins de 35 ans, candidatez avant le 29 octobre 2017!
The program is offered free of charge to arts managers from across the United States and around the world through a competitive application process. Fellows attend a four-week residency in Washington, D.C. each summer for three consecutive years and receive ongoing personalized mentoring, both during and between the month-long residencies. Applicants must currently serve as an executive or department head within an arts or cultural organization and have a minimum of five years working experience in an administrative capacity in an arts or cultural organization.Deadline: 15 December 2017.
The call for applications is now open. Please be aware that there are some temporary restrictions to this call while ACC enters a period of programme evaluation and strategic planning. The restriction of applications to certain countries should not be interpreted as an intention to narrow ACC’s geographic focus going forward; ACC will continue to work across its established geographic purview through other avenues and partnerships in 2018. Deadline: 9 November 2017.
Call for participants to an international symposium, McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology, University of Toronto (Canada)
The symposium will focus on the role of digital technologies in re-organizing labour processes and forms of worker resistance. The organisers are interested in empirical and theoretical contributions that address worker organizing and unionization, strikes, work refusal, algorithm hacking, tactical interventions, as well as the material and political economic components of resistance to platform-based labour. Both academic and activist critical perspectives on platform labour and politics are welcome. Deadline: 27 October 2017.
Curators, artists, writers, and creative individuals, regardless of experience level, background, or location can apply. No topics are off limits, no ideas are too controversial. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
Reuters seeks to develop the next generation of photojournalists to share original, visual stories from around the world. Any passionate photojournalist or photojournalism student may apply. Reuters welcomes diverse candidates from all backgrounds and is excited to work with emerging talent who can tell stories from new perspectives. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to successfully conceive and complete their grant project. Deadline: 10 December 2017.
Successful proposals are projects that collaborate with the community, utilizing a social practice methodology that makes the place and the people who are here integral to the project. Projects are to be artist developed and in line with their work. The program emphasizes two-way engagement, offering exceptional arts experiences to Wave Pool’s local community as well as unique benefits and exhibition opportunities to the artists in residence. Deadline: 29 October 2017.
This programme is designed to provide financial assistance for non-profit organisations in the US and Canada that aim to introduce Japanese performing arts to local audiences. PAJ Touring Grants help present Japanese performing arts at multiple locations in the United States and Canada, with an emphasis on locations outside major metropolitan areas. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
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.