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AC/E Spanish public agency for Cultural Action > mobility grants

The main purpose of the Mobility section of the AC/E Programme for the Internationalisation of Spanish Culture (PICE) is to support the capacity of the culture sector and its creative industries to operate internationally, promoting the circulation and mobility of works, productions, artists, creators, agents and culture and creative professionals. There are two calls: Open Call for Mobility Grants August 2017 (only Film and Documentary) > Deadline: 31 August 2017 and Open Call for Mobility Grants September 2017 (Visual arts, Performing arts, Literature and Books, Music) > Deadline: 30 September 2017 (application from 1 September).

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Roberto Cimetta Fund > Open call for Tamteen grants

In the context of international mobility and exchange of artists and cultural operators, the Roberto Cimetta Fund is running a funding line to support strengthening and sustainability of organisations and projects. The Tamteen funding line aims to promote cultural and artistic initiatives lead by Arab artists and cultural operators developing local projects (venues, networks, platforms). The fund aims to create a leverage effect that could contribute modestly to rebalancing forces between Arab and European components in the exchange, as well as strengthening and sustaining cultural exchange between Arab regions. Deadline: 30 September 2017.

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Interarts Foundation > Call for external evaluators

Interarts launches a call for professionals with proven experience in the evaluation of cultural cooperation and development programmes and projects in the Southern Mediterranean region, to carry out an external evaluation of SouthMedCV – a three year’ EU co-funded project within the framework of the regional programme Med Culture. Deadline: 4 September 2017.

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JISER: Résidences de Création TNS>BCN>ALG. Alger, 2017 Tunis > Barcelone > Alger

Cet appel sélectionnera trois jeunes artistes visuels résidents dans les villes d'Alger, Tunis et Barcelone, qui mèneront un séjour conjoint de recherche et d'expérimentation artistique de deux mois, afin de développer un projet artistique personnel dans un environnement de travail en équipe. Dans cette édition, il sera pris en compte que le projet présenté par les artistes aborde des thématiques liées à la renaissance du patrimoine culturel et de la mémoire collective. Date limite: 14 septembre 2017.

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ArteVue ArtePrize + Art Residency with Delfina Foundation

Specifically aimed at global artists aged 18 to 30 who are not yet represented by an established gallery, submissions will be made exclusively through the ArteVue App taking in 2-dimensional works on paper and canvas, photography and 3-dimensional sculpture. The prizes include a three-month residency at Delfina Foundation and $15,000 USD. Deadline: 1 October 2017.

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Les Voyages de Capitaine futur > Open call for applications

La Gaîté Lyrique, Cinekid, KIKK and WoeLab are coordinating Les Voyages de Capitaine futur, a joint project that aims to empower citizens with technology culture from a very young age. The four partners are developing the project around Capitaine futur, an imaginary character whose journeys introduce, since 2011, children to contemporary art and new media, which serve as tools for emancipation and learning. The partnership is launching an open call for proposals for the production and travelling exhibition of three original media artworks, which will be paired with creation workshops and online tutorials and exhibited in Paris, Amsterdam, Namur and Lomé. Deadline (extended): 6 September 2017.

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First call for proposals for the financing of cross-border cooperation projects in the Mediterranean

Amongst the topics addressed by the call, which covers the 11 Programme Priorities, are the challenges linked to territorial economic growth through the development of small and medium-sized enterprises, the driving role of innovation and research, social inclusion and the fight against poverty, and finally the protection of environment and adaptation to climate change. Each partnership submitting a project proposal shall represent at least three eligible countries, including at least one different EU Mediterranean Country and one Mediterranean Partner Country. Deadline: 9 November 2017.

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SouthMed WiA > Promoting the Role and Image of Women in the Southern Mediterranean Audiovisual Sector > Towards greater gender equality

SouthMed WiA, a project funded by the European Union within the framework of the regional programme Med Film, launches its 1st Call for Proposals. The objective of this call is to support projects addressing weaknesses and issues related to gender equality and the under-representation of women in the audiovisual sector in seven Southern Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia. Deadline: 15 September 2017.

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TURN – Fund for Artistic Cooperation between Germany and African Countries

In 2012, the Federal Cultural Foundation established the TURN – Fund for Artistic Cooperation between Germany and African Countries in order to encourage a wide range of German institutions to shift their focus on the artistic production and cultural debates in African countries.In order to respond to the continued interest in these joint projects, the Federal Cultural Foundation has extended the programme with additional funding until 2021 (originally scheduled to end in April 2020). Deadline: 31 March 2018.

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African Circus Arts Festival (Ethiopia) > Call for applications

The festival aims at drawing attention to the circus arts in Africa, empowering young African circus performers so that they can maintain their impact in their communities, promoting cultural exchanges among circus companies within the African continent, stimulating the development of a circus market within Africa.The second edition of the African Circus Arts Festival will take place in 16, 17, and 18 of February, 2018 in Ethiopia, thanks to the support of the European Commission. Deadline: 15 September 2017.

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Open call: First aid to documentary heritage under threat

The Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response programme (CER), and the Whiting Foundation announce a new call for proposals for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict or other disaster, whether natural or man-made. Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis until 31 December 2017 at 17:00 Amsterdam time (CET). Applications received after this deadline cannot be considered.

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Marché des Arts du Spectacle Africain (MASA) 2018 : Appels à candidatures des groupes artistiques (Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire)

1993-2018 le MASA a 25 ans. 25 ans, ça se fête. Du 10 au 17 mars 2018, se tiendra à Abidjan, la 10ème édition du Marché des Arts du Spectacle Africain (MASA). Les disciplines couvertes sont: Conte, Danse, Humour, Musique, Théâtre. Date limite: 31 août 2017.

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British Council, Doen Foundation and Lambent Foundation > Mobility East Africa Travel Grant

This fund is exclusively for East African nationals and residents looking to travel to either Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda or Ethiopia (18-35 years old). The Mobility East Africa grant programme accepts applications all year round. You can apply at any time but grant review can take up to 3 months.

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Ticket Fund by Prince Claus Fund

The Prince Claus Fund’s Ticket Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners by covering travel costs, in particular for artists and cultural practitioners living in Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, non-EU Balkans and non-EU Eastern Europe who wish to travel within these areas.

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British Council > Cultural Protection Fund: Call for applications

The Fund is designed with applications from UK organisations in mind, but any organisation is eligible to apply. Grants are available to applicants working with local partners in one or more of the Fund’s target countries: Afghanistan, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Iraq, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey and Yemen. Deadlines for the large grants (expression of interest): 31 March 2017 and for the small grants: 21 April, 21 July 2017 and 20 October 2017.

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