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Co-production platform East Asia-Germany: Performing Arts in the Digital Age

The Co-Production Platform East Asia – Germany is a laboratory where performing arts practitioners from East Asia and Germany are meeting for 5 days to share about their artistic practices and to work on ideas for co-productions. Ideally, potential cooperation partners will subsequently develop their draft into an application for the International Co-Production Fund of the Goethe-Institut (ICF) and other funding bodies, in order to realize their project. The lab is conceived for co-production projects with participants from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Germany. Deadline: 7 January 2020.

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Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL Grant (Japan)

Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL is calling for projects (of all art forms and disciplines) that can be part of the line-up of cultural events leading to the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. These grants are available for collaborations with overseas artists, but all proposed projects must be partnered with a Japanese organisation that makes the application. Deadline: 13 January 2020.

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Asian Civilisations Museum > Research Fellowship Grant 2020-2021 (Singapore)

The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) in Singapore invites scholars to apply for fellowships in one of the following research areas: Southeast Asian Islamic art; Maritime trade / Asian Export Art; Peranakan Art and Culture; Buddhist Art (preferably Tantric/Himalayan); Asian fashion, textiles, or jewellery. The standard duration of the fellowship is nine months (academic year), though a six-month term is also possible. Deadline: 31 January 2020.

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Art Birds > Call for Outdoor Performances (China)

ArtBirds is a Sino-French association organising cultural exchange projects with a focus on street arts. The organisation is involved in several outdoor festivals in China, and is launching a call for artists who would like to perform in the country. Deadline: 31 January 2020.

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ASEF > Mobility First! Special Open Call

The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), through its Mobility First! travel grant, with the support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is launching a special open call that prioritises the mobility support of artists and cultural professionals from Bangladesh, Myanmar, India, Pakistan, Lao PDR, and Vietnam. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

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Musicians visiting the UK to perform (from non-EEA countries) > Survey

This survey is intended for musicians and others working in the music industry who visit the UK to work and who live in non-EEA countries, (e.g. in North America, Africa, Asia, Central America, South America, the Middle East, Oceania, and European countries that are not in the European Union or EEA such as Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Albania, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Moldova, Belarus, Andorra, Macedonia, Montenegro, Switzerland). This survey has been produced by the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM), which is a financially independent not-for-profit organisation with no political affiliation, based in London (UK). Deadline (extended): 31 December 2019.

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Mobility Fund by Prince Claus Fund

The Prince Claus Fund’s Mobility Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners. The Mobility Fund is now accepting applications for countries listed in the DAC List (please check it). The Fund is currently closed. Stay tuned for further updates.

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80 organisations sign a joint statement on the revision of the Schengen Code of visas

80 organisations from the cultural sector joined forces in a call to the European Institutions to take into consideration the specific needs of the sector in the context of the trilogue negotiations on the Revision of the Visa Code. Read this statement signed by On the Move and share it!

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TelepART - Mobility Support

TelepART Mobility Support promotes opportunities for performing artists to travel and perform internationally. It is a light micro-funding format aimed for emerging and semi-established professional artists. Run by the Finnish Cultural Institutes, the platform hopes to generate more cultural exchange opportunities between Finland and the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Estonia, Francen Germany Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland. Ongoing deadlines.

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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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