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Institut français du Maroc > Appel à résidences

Le programme de résidences artistiques de l’Institut français du Maroc (IfM) initié en 2012 se poursuit avec le 7ème appel à candidatures pour 2019. Ce programme concerne les sites d’Agadir, Casablanca, El Jadida, Essaouira, Fès, Kénitra, Meknès, Oujda, Tanger et Tétouan et permet d’accueillir une vingtaine de résidences chaque année. Destiné aux artistes issus de pays francophones et ouvert à toutes les disciplines artistiques, ce programme agit au service de la création contemporaine et de la coopération culturelle France – Maroc pour susciter une rencontre privilégiée avec les acteurs culturels locaux et les publics de l’IfM au travers de restitutions et d’ateliers artistiques. Date limite : 15 juillet 2018.

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Roberto Cimetta Fund and Valletta 2018 Foundation > Open call > Mobility Fund

The Roberto Cimetta Fund and Valletta 2018 Foundation have been collaborating since 2015 to improve and increase mobility of artists in the Euro-Arab-Middle East region.This is the second open call launched this year. Artists and cultural operators living and working in the Euro-Arab-Middle East region who wish to undertake collaborative projects and who satisfy the fund's criteria are invited to apply. Deadline: 30 June 2018.

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New Dimensions Lab (South Africa) > Open call for applications

Applicants must be: 1. Citizens or permanent residents of an African country 2. Currently living on the African continent 3. Accomplished in an artistic field. Any creative discipline is welcome. Past applicants have experience in: documentary and fiction film, theatre, performance & visual arts, fashion, photography, writing, design, creative technology and game development. Projects ideas must: 1. Be non-fiction stories. We welcome creative interpretation of documentaries. 2. Use immersive technologies, such as Virtual Reality (VR) or Augmented Reality (AR). This could include 360 film, interactive worlds, animation, hybrid forms, and beyond.Deadline: 31 July 2018.

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Africa Art Lines > Second open call (2018)

Artists and cultural operators must be resident in the African continent. The projects must be related to Morocco (from Morocco to another African country or conversely) and to performing arts disciplines (music, dance, theater..). Deadline: 8 July 2018.

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Creature: Passerelle: Ile de France - Méditerranée

Le programme de mobilité internationale Passerelle Méditerranée - Île-de-France a été mis en place afin de propager la culture en dépassant les frontières géographiques et sociales. Ce programme s'adresse à tout·e entrepreneur·e âgé·e de 18 à 30 ans dont le projet porte sur les arts et la culture tout en insufflant une nouvelle dimension à son projet grâce à la confrontation de ses idées avec un·e homologue étranger·e. Parmi les conditions d'éligibilité: résider dans l'un des pays/régions suivants: France (Île-de-France) | Maroc | Tunisie | Algérie | Liban | Jordanie. Candidatures possibles jusqu'au 1er septembre 2018.

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European Cultural Foundation and Compagnia di San Paolo > STEP travel grants

Through this grants scheme, the European Cultural Foundation funds emerging artists and cultural workers of 18 years old or older in 59 countries to explore and to exchange views, skills and inspiration, create long-lasting collaborations and to instigate a positive change in their communities. They support all kinds of cross-border creativity - including music, visual art, theatre, dance, film, documentary, multimedia, design, photography, fashion and cultural capacity building. #steptravelgrants guidelines are updated! You can now apply for a larger grant if you choose more #sustainable ways of transport such as bus and train journeys. The deadline to apply is a minimum of 60 days before the departure date.

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Mobility 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. Please note that the Mobility Fund is not accepting applications at the moment. Check the conditions before applying (open on a rolling basis).

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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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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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Prince Claus Fund > Cultural Emergency Response (CER) programme (Disaster relief for cultural heritage)

The Cultural Emergency Response (CER) programme provides quick help to evacuate, stabilise or rescue cultural heritage under imminent threat of destruction or damaged by man-made disasters, natural disasters or conflict.

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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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OISTAT Sound Design Group (SDG) > Sound Design Virtual Mentoring

The OISTAT Sound Design Group (SDG) is pleased to offer free international mentoring opportunities for theatrical sound designers and sound artists and theatrical composers. In order to be eligible for the program, the applicant must reside in a location that lacks opportunities for sound design education. Check out the details and send your questionnaire to the mentorship committee!

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Art Basel: Crowdfunding platform for visual art projects

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!

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The Awesome Foundation grants

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!

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