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The award will be presented to a professional photographer of any age, sex or nationality who wishes to cover a social, economic, political or cultural issue in a journalistic manner. The award is given in order to allow the winner to produce a story that has never been told but that the photographer cannot find support for within the media. Deadline: 14 June 2018.
La résidence du Randell Cottage accueille alternativement chaque année un.e auteur.e français.e et un.e auteur.e néo-zélandais.e. Elle est organisée par l’Ambassade de France en Nouvelle-Zélande en partenariat avec le Randell Cottage Writers Trust et la Arts Foundation of New Zealand. Durant son séjour, le.a résident.e est invité.e à apporter son concours aux actions d’échanges conduites par les services culturels de l’Ambassade de France en Nouvelle-Zélande (ateliers, conférences, lectures publiques, rencontres, etc.). Date limite : 15 juin 2018.
Australian and International Artists from various fields – visual art, installation, multimedia, performance, literature, music, photography, film making, curating – are invited to submit entries for the BigCi Environmental Awards 2018. Deadline: 1 June 2018.
The special issue of the Online Magazine InterArtive will be dedicated to Walking Art. Theorists, critics, curators and artists who work on the subject are invited to participate. This special issue aims to address this important topic, by focusing on the realization of the walking approach as art practice, its theoretical background and the historical approaches of walking. Deadline: 31 May 2018.
Créé en mars 1999 à l’initiative du Secrétariat d’État à l’Outre-mer et du Ministère de la culture et de la communication, le fonds d’aide aux échanges artistiques et culturels de l’Outre-mer (FEAC) a essentiellement pour objectif de soutenir la diffusion des productions artistiques des territoires d’Outre-mer, entre ces territoires et la métropole ainsi qu’entre ces territoires et les pays de leurs zones géographiques. Disciplines couvertes:Théâtre; Musique et Danse; Arts Plastiques et Livre et Lecture. Deux échéances: 6 février et 25 mai 2018.
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!
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!
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!
Commissioned by international arts organisation The South Project, Mapping South: Journeys in South-South Cultural Relations is a publication celebrating 10 years of cultural exchange and dialogue between arts practitioners from countries of the southern hemisphere.
IN TRANSIT. A study on international law and the mobility of artists, art works, cultural goods and services
The aim of the IN TRANSIT study is to provide an overview of the main international legal instruments which impact on the mobility of artists, art works, cultural goods and services. Case studies of bilateral and multilateral legal agreements give practical insight into how legal instruments are used by countries across the world to enhance cross- border mobility. The study was commissioned by the UNESCO to Richard Poláček & Judith Staines and is now available in English and French.
This dossier was commissioned by IETM in order to help artists and cultural operators involved in artistic activities in situations of extreme conflict look at their own work with an evaluative eye. It was edited by Y. Raj Isar (independent cultural expert and scholar).
International visas and taxation: a guide for performing arts organisations in Australia and New Zealand
This guide helps navigate the sometimes complex processes surrounding visas, work permits and taxes when preparing to tour internationally. Dedicated to Australian and New Zealand performing arts companies touring worlwide, it contains useful information for artists of all countries and disciplines on target countries in Europe, Asia, Latin and North America.