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Taepyung Salt Farm X LAMPLAB seeks artists to submit entries for the jury-based exhibition, ‘Art Like Salt.’ The winners will be chosen to participate in a residency programme in Shinan, designated a ‘Slow City’, in South Jeolla Province, South Korea, with the opportunity to create work in any of the following format, photography, video, installation, sculpture, or sound with the theme of ‘Dear Friend'. Due to the COVID-19, the Korean government is not issuing new visas for foreigners including tourists. You must either have a visa issued before or have Korean citizenship, or currently in South Korea in order to participate in the residency programme. Deadline: 2nd of April 2021.
Located in Niigata, Japan, YUI-PORT is a cultural centre focused on international exchange and cultural activities for young people. Artists or groups working in any genre are invited to apply for a three-month residency to take place 1 September – 30 November 2021. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
This year Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC) in Japan will run its residency programme for both in-person and remote participation. Various residency periods are available between September and December 2021, divided into two-week blocks. Applications are open to individuals and groups, and to curators, researchers, artists, and others engaged in artistic pursuits. Deadline: 21 March 2021.
Reconduite pour une troisième édition, la Taiwan VR Residency évolue et devient la Taiwan XR Residency. Désormais ouverte à l’ensemble des réalités étendues (virtuelle, augmentée, mixte), elle entend ainsi suivre de près l’essor des nouvelles formes de narration. Ce programme estouvert à toute personne de nationalité française ou de nationalité étrangère mais résidant en France (et disposant du statut de résident·e permanent·e ou d’un Visa de travail en cours de validité). Date limite : 22 mars 2021.
Singapore Art Museum > Artist Residency, Community & Education Residency, and Curatorial & Research Residency (Singapore)
SAM Residencies, a programme of Singapore Art Museum, is now accepting applications for three residencies – the Artist Residency, the Community & Education Residency, and the Curatorial & Research Residency. Selected residents will be hosted in Singapore between July 2021 and March 2023, for a period of between one and six months. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
Cuturi Gallery in Singapore has announced c/residency, a new programme committed to supporting and nurturing artistic talent. International artists are invited to apply for a one-month residency. To apply you must: be permanently based outside of Singapore; not have gallery representation in Singapore; have a working knowledge of English. Preference will be given to artists who lack exposure and contact to audiences in Singapore and Southeast Asia. Deadline: rolling.
Xi·Art Museum is a new initiative located in Lucitopia Town, Fuzhou City, Jiangxi Province, China. Among its initial activities are the Generative Project, which focuses on open, growing, and participatory art practices and field research processes. Applications are now sought from artists for the 2020-21 edition, which takes the theme ‘Fantasy Land’. The programme is open internationally to artists working in the field of contemporary art practice and natural research. 10-20 projects will be selected, with implementation dates agreed according to each proposal. Deadline: 31 July 2021.
Prince Claus Fund > Mobility Grant for Women and Minority Groups / Mobility Grant in and from Africa
The Prince Claus Fund, in partnership with ASEF and the British Council, is offering two targeted mobility grants which support travel costs. One supports mobility in and from Africa, specifically prioritising young, women and/or disabled artists and cultural practitioners from a range of African countries. The other supports emerging artists and cultural practitioners from artists and cultural professionals from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Cambodia, Philippines, Lao DPR, Vietnam, Myanmar, China, India, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, and Thailand. Deadlines: on hold.
Mobility First! is a travel grant of the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) which aims to enable cultural professionals in Asia and Europe to participate in activities that would benefit their professional development and encourage their positive contributions to society. The scheme is open to individuals travelling from Asia to Europe, or Europe to Asia, within ASEM countries. Deadline: on hold.
The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), through its Mobility First! travel grant, with the support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is launching a special open call that prioritises the mobility support of artists and cultural professionals from Bangladesh, Myanmar, India, Pakistan, Lao PDR, and Vietnam. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
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!