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The organisers are preparing the fifth edition of the biennial Compass Festival in November 2020 taking place in Leeds, UK. The organisers invite project proposals from artists working in any medium whose practice is based in interactive public participation, co-creating or engagement. The festival has grown in scale and ambition over the first four editions and is characterised by the exploration of communality, community building, place-making and individual experience. Deadline: 8 November 2019.
The call is open to representatives of the cultural and creative sectors (professional organisations, cultural institutions, non-governmental organisations, European networks, foundations, private organisations, local/regional authorities etc.) with relevant expertise on the topic “The role of culture in non-urban areas” who would like to contribute to discussions with the European Commission. Deadline: 10 November 2019.
EU Research Project is organizing a digital art exhibition to provide an opportunity to look at migration experiences from the perspective of refugee and migrant artists.The art exhibition “Displaced bodies and hearts” aims to exhibit work dealing with the sufferings and hopes of people on the move due to forced displacement. This exhibition is organized within the framework of the Horizon 2020 project, “RESPOND: Multilevel Governance of Mass Migration”. The project is funded by the European Union and supported by the Universities of Cambridge, Uppsala and Göttingen. Deadline: 30 October 2019.
The International Forum is an 18-day scholarship programme organised by Theatertreffen in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut and Pro Helvetia to promote young artists from all around the world. This open call is aimed at artists interested in theatre – up to the age of 35, and from all artistic disciplines. Deadline: 8 December 2019.
The Stückemarkt’s jury of renowned international artists will select a total of five works from among the submissions. The commission supports a realisation of a new production at a partner theatre in Germany. Various forms of authorship lead to a theatre piece, therefore submissions can include plays and projects – e.g. site-specific projects, theatrical interventions, narrative spaces – as well as performances that are based on documentary material and located on the interface of different artistic disciplines. The organisers are particularly interested in young authors and artists who explore new narrations and perspectives, creating innovative, world-building languages. Deadline: 17 November 2019.
The INHABIT Artist in Residence Programme invites artists from a wide range of visual and performing arts disciplines to spend up to three months developing a new work or existing project that speaks to the collaboration between arts and science. Deadline: 3 November 2019.
The Finnish organisation Platform (based in Vaasa) is seeking artists in residence for the period June 2020 - June 2021. Applicants are expected to apply with projects that have a minimum of two months - and preferably three months - duration, and that respond to this year's theme, 'Don't Sweat It'. Deadline: 20 October 2019.
Till the 9th of December 2019, you can access this MOOC packed with tools and inspiration to help you understand and play a role in artistic creation in public space. Thanks to FAI-AR, IN SITU, Creative Europe, ARTCENA and the French Ministry of Culture Ce MOOC vous propose un parcours disponible jusqu'au 9 décembre 2019 combinant outils et inspirations pour mieux comprendre la création en espace public et pour en devenir des acteurs. Merci à la FAI AR, IN SITU, Europe créative, ARTCENA et le Ministère français de la culture.
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.
RIXC's 'Risk Change' Residency programme welcomes applications from artists who are critically exploring the topics of migration and ecology. Residencies last one month and can be taken at RIXC's main base in Riga or at their Rural Lab in the Latvian countryside. Deadline: 1 November 2019.
The Helsinki International Curatorial Programme (HICP) offers residencies in Helsinki for curators of contemporary art. In 2020 there will be one-month residencies offered in April and September. Applicants should have at least 2-3 years professional experience in curating, either within an institutional context or independently. Deadline: 31 October 2019.
NEF Animation supports writing and creative research in the field of animated film by developing artist residency programmes that encourage international mobility. In 2020, there will be two residency periods: April 2020 and October 2020. Deadline: 4 November 2019.
The pioneering international initiative Keychange has launched an open call to find the next cohort of participants who will take part in an impactful capacity building and talent development programme throughout 2020. Applications are open to artists (writing & performing their own music) and industry professionals (working in music) in Canada, Estonia, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and the UK. Deadline: 30 October 2019.
Call for projects 2020-2021 for cooperation between Québec and the Nordic countries in the areas of Culture, Society, Research and Innovation
The Government of Québec and the Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM) invite eligible applicants to submit an application for financial support to carry out a co-operation project in the fields of Culture, Society, Research and Innovation between Québec and the Nordic countries. Special attention will be given to projects involving partners between ages 25 to 35. The aim is to facilitate concrete cooperation in these areas in the long term. Deadline: 25 November 2019.
Travers > Open call for artists in the fields of music, architecture, sound, visual arts, film and performing arts (Denmark)
TRAVERS is a two-year laboratory for artistic practice and theory, and a journey of exploration into cross-artform creation. This is the call for the third round of TRAVERS, which will take place at the international arts centre Copenhagen Contemporary between 27 May – 6 June 2020. The third, and currently the last, camp will explore the theme CONFRONT THE FUTURE. Deadline: 8 November 2019.