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U-mkt Open Call (Taiwan)

With its material contexts preserved, U-mkt in Taipei transfigures the role of a traditional market into a study base of traditional market culture and daily life, also an open platform for reviving old towns. The applicants for this call must be engaged in the fields of culture, art, design, architecture, urban studies or urban & rural development, either apply as an individual, group or incorporated association. There are no limits on nationality. Deadline: 16 October 2019.

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ASSITEJ > Next Generation residency programme in Tokyo (Japan)

The Next Generation (NG) residency programme is designed to support artistic and cultural exchange and collaboration between international artists (aged 36 years or below, and interested in theatre for young audiences) at ASSITEJ events. The next NG programme will be held 14-24 May 2020 in Tokyo and will gather 25 artists, critics, producers and researchers, from Asia and around the world. Deadline: 18 October 2019.

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Connections through Culture > Arts Mobility Grant Opportunities in the UK and Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam

Connections Through Culture is established to provide small grants to assist residents of the UK, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam from the following groups: Artists; Cultural and arts professionals and Representatives of art collectives, networks or organisations. Grants are offered to those who work in the following areas: drama, dance, visual arts, literature, film, music, architecture, design and fashion. Deadline (round 2): 4 November 2019.

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ArtsEverywhere Fellowship for Artistic Journalism

The ArtsEverywhere Fellowship for Artistic Journalism is a year-long program of support for any individual artist/journalist/writer/musician/producer/collective, whose work exhibits a commitment to integrating creative practice with rigorous journalistic research, writing and multimedia production. Deadline: 1 November 2019.

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Institut français > Résidences sur mesure

Les Résidences Sur Mesure permettent à des artistes français ou étrangers résidant en France, d’effectuer et/ou d’approfondir une recherche personnelle afin de mener le projet de leur choix, à l’étranger, dans les pays indiqués dans l'appel. Les disciplines concernées sont: Arts de la scène (arts de la rue – nouveau cirque – marionnettes ; danse – performance en arts de la scène ; théâtre) et Musiques de création. Date limite : 7 novembre 2019.

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PROCULTURA - International circulation of artists of PALOP and East Timor in the areas of music and scenic arts

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation,, under the auspices of the PROCULTURA PALOP-East Timor EU – Promotion of employment in income generating activities in the cultural sector in PALOPs and East Timor project, launched a tender to award travel grants for participation in international artistic residences by national and resident artists in the PALOPs and East Timor in the areas of music and the scenic arts (theatre, dance, circus arts, opera and song). Applications should be submitted in Portuguese. Deadline: 31 October 2019.

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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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Literarisches Colloquium Berlin and Robert Bosch Stiftung > Crossing Borders programme > open call

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.

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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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