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Chronus Art Center > Research and Creation Fellowship > 'Mediated reality: revised' (China)

Artist working in the field of virtual reality, augmented reality, immersive experiences, physical computing interfaces, sensory immersion, Mixed reality systems, VR + robotics, interactive spaces, AR/VR and the internet, among other related fields, are welcome to apply. Deadline (extended): 6 February 2017.

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ArtBirds > Call for performances in public space in China / Appel pour des spectacles en espace public en Chine

ArtBirds is a Sino-French association managing cultural exchanges focused on Street Performances. ArtBirds calls for artists and companies who would like to perform outdoor in China. Deadline: 15 February 2017. ArtBirds est une association franco-chinoise qui organise des échanges culturels focalisés sur des spectacles de rue. ArtBirds lance un appel aux artistes et compagnies qui souhaiteraient avoir un spectacle dans l'espace public en Chine. Date limite: 15 février 2017.

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Discovering Socially Engaged Art in Contemporary China > Free online course

China has experienced dramatic changes over the past four decades - while the country is becoming more affluent, it’s also facing complex social issues. A number of Chinese artists have responded to these issues through powerful art (site specific, related to migrant workers etc.) The focus of this course is not only on why the artists initiated these projects, but also on how they developed their ideas, overcame challenges, and pushed artistic boundaries. The course starts on 6 February 2017.

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Voice & Speech teacher needed at Intercultural Theatre Institute (Singapore)

A full-time Voice & Speech teacher is needed at Intercultural Theatre Institute, in Singapore. The post is open to qualified professionals of any nationality although to note that medium of instruction is in English. The job is open until the position is fulfilled.

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17th Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival > CINEBALU – Call for submissions

Submissions can be made by citizens and residents of ASEAN countries (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam), Korea and Taiwan. All genres are eligible for submission. Deadline: 10 March 2017.

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EUROPALIA CURATOR’S AWARD > Open call for emerging Belgium-based curators to develop a project with Europalia Indonesia (Belgium)

First and unique in Belgium, EUROPALIA CURATOR’S AWARD, aims to give financial and logistic resources to an emergent curator in order to develop an ambitious project with three artists of her/his choice. For EUROPALIA CURATOR’S AWARD the organisers would like to address the subject of biodiversity and related ecological questions in Indonesia. Deadline: 22 January 2017.

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Villa Kujoyama (Japon) > Appel à résidences 2018

Les résidents français sont appelés à nouer des relations de travail avec les milieux artistiques, universitaires et culturels de la région du Kansaï et de l’ensemble de l’archipel, s’appuyant sur l’équipe de la villa et les établissements du réseau culturel français au Japon (4 instituts, 4 Alliances françaises et un institut de recherche), dont la Villa fait partie. La Villa Kujoyama : un accueil en résidence de créateurs français et japonais, dans toutes les disciplines à travers deux programmes: Villa Kujoyama et Villa Kujoyama Duo. Date limite (reportée): 6 février 2017.

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Borak Arts SeriesTM Call for Preliminary Expressions of Interest (ASEAN countries)

A member of the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA), MyPAA Malaysia is seeking preliminary expressions of interest in hosting the 6th and 7th Borak Arts SeriesTM to be held in the period of late-2018 and late-2019 respectively. Deadline for the expression of interests: 31 January 2017.

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The Commonwealth Foundation > Open call for grants

There are four focus areas: Creative expression, Capacity development, Constructive engagement, Learning and sharing. Two grant calls will open for applications on 1 December 2016: 1) Grants call for projects to be implemented in eligible countries in Africa, Americas, Asia and Europe. The deadline for submission of the preliminary application form is 17.00 GMT on 4 January 2017; 2) Grants call for projects to be implemented in Pacific Islands - Kiribati, Papua New Guinea and Tonga. The deadline for submission of the preliminary application form is 17.00 GMT on 10 February 2017.

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Goethe-Institut > International Coproduction Fund

This funding is intended for coproductions by artists in the fields of theatre, dance, music and performance art, in which hybrid and interdisciplinary formats and the use of digital media may be key components.Preference will be given to projects between German and non-European partners, particularly from transition countries. Deadlines: for 2017: April 30, 2017 and for 2018: October 30, 2017 and April 30, 2018.

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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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