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The Goethe-Institut and Prince Claus Fund are delighted to announce a new call for proposals: “Film Talents – Voices from Pakistan and Afghanistan”. This joint collaboration offers young emerging filmmakers in Pakistan and Afghanistan the opportunity to take part in a mentorship programme for filmmakers through a series of five workshops to take place in 2017 and 2018 in the region. Deadline: 13 August 2017.
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.
This opportunity is open to Scotland based artists or artists whose work will benefit the people of Scotland. This artist call is funded through Creative Scotland. Suramedura is also funded by IN SITU, the European platform for artistic creation in public space and by Arts Council England. One of the benefits of this support is that the residency often hosts artists from several countries during a residency block. Deadline: 18 August 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.
This residency programme is part of the “Project to Support Nurturing of Media Arts Creators” organized by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan (Bunka-cho). Emerging artists in Media Arts (Media Geijutsu in Japanese) around the world are invited to come and stay in Tokyo to create new works. Whether the works are media art, videos, games, animations, or manga, during their stay the artists will be able to experience Japanese Media Arts culture, with an additional opportunity to meet with Japanese creators to discuss their works. The aim of this programme is not only to support the creation of significant works but also to stimulate cross-cultural dialogues through Media Arts. Deadline: 19 September 2017.
Chronus Art Center (CAC) China > 2017 (Fall) Research and Creation fellowship 'Augmented virtuality''
This year Chronus Art Center (CAC) opens its Lab for the second 3-month research and creation fellowship. This programme is designed to host one international artist and researcher of extraordinary talents in the area of new media art in order to conduct research and creation at Chronus Art Center (CAC), Shanghai. Deadline: 10 August 2017.
This year, 3 artists from abroad will be invited to experience a seven week residency in some localities in Japan, each ending in a three-week residency, presentation and exhibition at 3331 Arts Chiyoda in Tokyo. Participating curators from residencies in Korea and Taiwan will nominate an artist from their respective countries. The third artist will be selected via a worldwide open call. One of the key points to qualify is to have experience in carrying out art projects and collaborating with local communities. Deadline: 14 August 2017.
EngageMedia, the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), and the Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA) along with key regional allies, will be hosting COCONET, a Southeast Asia Digital Rights camp, on October 22-26, 2017 in Bali or Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Various types of people are eligible to apply (particularly from SouthEast Asian countries, including media makers, video-makers, photographers, theatre practionners, painters. Deadline: 10 August 2017.
Guandu Nature Park is now inviting entries to 2017 Guandu International Nature Art Festival “With Paths Crisscrossing" .The selected artists will create their artworks in a natural setting using only natural or eco-friendly materials during a 5-week residency in Guandu Nature Park in Taipei, Taiwan. Deadline: 6 August 2017.
Tsung Yeh Artist Village, inheriting the exquisite Japanese architecture from the old sugar refinery, presents a stage for the aesthetics of crafts. Tsung Yeh Artist Village has launched open-call for 2018 AIR to select artists who are interested in cross disciplinary art, visual art and art performance. Deadline: 4 September 2017.
The Artists for a Better World programme seeks to grow the Arts for Good ecosystem, which harnesses the power of arts and culture to create positive social change. This year, the programme will focus on exploring how the arts can create positive social change for people with disabilities. If you are an emerging artist, arts administrator or a programmer from a social welfare organisation with an interest in arts for good, the Singapore International Foundation wants you! Deadline: 11 August 2017.
Vooruit imagines the role of the dramaturg as a mediator of the new, the other, the controversial, the difficult. The work of Vooruit’s dramaturg should thus be driven by a productive pleasure in the engagement with the unknown, intellectual curiosity, enthusiasm for analysis, and the open discussion with and on the subjects of artistic projects. Deadline: 28 July 2017.
Annually, the Canon Foundation in Europe grants up to 15 Fellowships to highly qualified European and Japanese researchers. European Fellows are expected to pursue a period of research in Japan whereas Japanese Fellows are expected to do their research in Europe. All Europeans are eligible to apply (including Israel, Turkey, Balkan and Baltic countries). Europeans should have permanent citizenship in the country. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
As an exchange program within Culture City of East Asia 2017 Kyoto, Kyoto Experiment will organize the 'Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media [YCAM]: RAM Camp in Kyoto 2017', a five-day dance-technology crossover workshop with dancers, choreographers and programmers from Japan, China and South Korea. Deadline: 6 August 2017.
The prefix ‘trans’ means to go beyond, get across, cross, exchange, change and convert. The Residence Support Programme provides a time and place for artists to experience new encounters and carry out experiments to guide their future projects. Participating artists 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. The theme is: The future of this land. Deadline: 31 July 2017.