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Akiyoshidai International Art Village Residency Support Programme (Japan)

The Residence Support Program provides a time and place for artists to experience new encounters and carry out experiments to guide their future projects. Participating artists (under 40 years old) are expected to bring new ideas to the local culture and people while they, in turn, will hopefully acquire new perspectives through these fresh encounters. As a result of the residence program, the artists will convey their new experiences, gathered from the local lifestyle and our particular geographic situation, to their next destination. Deadline: 31 July 2018.

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Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS) > International Creator Residency Programme 2019 'Myth-understanding' (Japan)

Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS) offers artist-in-residence programs for international and local creators working in various fields to stay, engage in creation and conduct research activities. The disciplines covered are: Visual art, design, architecture and curation. Deadline for application (documents): July 5, 2018, 18:00 (JST) / Deadline for application (materials): July 12, 2018, 18:00 (JST).

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Mobility First! ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative : Calls 2018

To commemorate its 20th anniversary in 2017, the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) builds upon its support to cultural mobility over the past 2 decades by launching Mobility First! - ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative, a new fund that supports the movement of Asian and European artists and cultural professionals in Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) partner countries. The remaining deadline for 2018 is 30 June 2018.

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Singapore International Foundation > Arts for Good Fellowship 2018/19 (Singapore / Chennai)

The fellowship brings together cross-sector professionals such as artists, art administrators and programmers from the social sector on a three-step programme comprising webinars and two exchange programmes. Upon completion, fellows join a global alumni where they continue to connect, support and collaborate with one another. If you are an arts and culture practitioner, creative professional, art administrator or programmer from the social and education sector, of any nationality, check the conditions and apply before the 16th of July 2018!

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Open Call for the 5th Crystal Ruth Bell Residency - Nourish (China)

Whether you are a farmer, a cook, an artist, a food scientist, a culinary critic or historian, a guerrilla gardener, ethnographer, nomadic food truck entrepreneur, a writer, a poet, dancer, filmmaker, photographer, journalist, urban planner, nutritionist, or any other kind of creative person whose work involves food in some way, the organisers welcome your proposals for a fully-funded two month residency at Red Gate Residency this winter. Deadline: 17 July 2018.

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International Writers’ Workshop at Hong Kong Baptist University 2019 > Residency Programme

Founded in 2004, the International Writers’ Workshop (IWW) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has hosted over 100 writers from more than 50 countries. We invite applications from interested writers to join our IWW 2019 Residency Programme from 17 February to 17 March 2019. This year’s programme culminates in the IWW Literary Festival: “The Many Worlds of Science Fiction.” Applicants are welcome to address how their work connects to our theme, but they are not required to do so. Deadline: 31 August 2018.

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g0v summit (Taiwan) > Open call for papers

The g0v summit is a biennial event which focuses on open government, open source collaboration and civic participation. It was established in 2014 by the g0v community. The past two summits have gathered speakers from 19 countries and more than 2,000 local and international participants. The summit is run by volunteers, and it itself is a huge collaborative project of the community. This year, the organisers strive to make the Summit an open platform for sharing and brainstorming ideas and projects. They hope that engineers and researchers, activists and creators, keep changing our society through technology, expertise, and the power of collaboration. Deadline: 30 June 2018.

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Songkhla Heritage Trust and OXLAEY > Open call for a residency programme (Thailand)

The Songkhla Heritage Trust and OXLAEY have developped a new artist residency programme. Artists of any discipline are invited to apply. The residency will begin in December 2018 for a length of between 4 and 8 weeks. Deadline: 1 August 2018.

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Kyoto Art Centre (Japan) > Artist-in-Residence Programme 2019 for visual arts

Kyoto Art Center’s Artist-in-Residence Programme offers support to emerging artists and art researchers who wish to pursue creative activities in Kyoto. The organisers switch between hosting visual artist and performing artist every year. In 2019, the programme is open for visual artists / researchers. Deadline: 30 June 2018.

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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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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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