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Cambodian Living Arts (CLA) is recruiting for a Country Director. CLA's mission is to be a catalyst in a vibrant arts sector, inspiring new generations. With a head office in Phnom Penh, and a satellite center in Siem Reap, CLA works with artists, managers, researchers and policymakers to support creativity and expression in contemporary Cambodia, working towards a vision of a thriving Cambodia, with the arts at the heart of society.The Country Director must have previous experience in a senior management role, and able to work with a core management team to ensure the day to day smooth operating of CLA. Khmer speakers and candidates from/with experience working in Asia are especially encouraged to apply. Recruitment is ongoing until the position is filled.
Tsung-Yeh Art and Culture Center in Tainan City is the result of the fusion of an old sugar refinery with multicultural ideas to form a unique space. With years of effort, Tsung-Yeh Artist and Culture Center has established itself as a center for arts, crafts and culture while producing valuable creative works in Tainan. Tsung-Yeh Art and Culture Center takes the concept of ‘Site-Specific Art’ as its theme for the AIR program in 2020. The focus is on interdisciplinary, visual arts and performance arts. Deadline: 15 September 2019.
Siao-Long Cultural Park, Tainan (Taiwan) > Open call for 2020 Artists-in-Residencies: ‘Site-Specific Art’
Siao-Long takes the concept of ‘Site-Specific Art’ as its theme for the AIR program in 2020. For 2020, Siao-Long especially welcomes artists to work on art projects which are related to the topic of sugar, candies or fairy tales from cultures all over the world. The artworks should respond to the park’s environment, including the warehouses, corridors, the railway landscape, the children’s museum, and either the indoor or the outdoor spaces. They should also engage with the locality’s natural and historical sites, and with local communities. Deadline: 15 September 2019.
Through the Crossing Borders programme, the organisers fund international research trips by authors, filmmakers and photographers: from China (incl. Taiwan, Macao, Hong Kong), India, Indonesia, Japan and Vietnam, to Germany and from German-speaking countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. The organisers welcome applications from authors, filmmakers and photographers who intend to gather information first hand, visit authentic sites and dare to forge their own, new perspective. The intended publication may range from literary and essayistic prose works, poetry, photo-text volumes, children’s and young adults’ literature, scripts for documentary and feature films, to radio programs and multimedia productions. Deadlines: 30 April and 31 October 2019.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
89plus is calling for artists, writers, architects, filmmakers, musicians, designers, scientists and technologists. Please submit as soon as possible to be considered for the various upcoming events and projects.
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!