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The next edition of INACT, a festival of performance art, will take place in Strasbourg, France 7-9 May 2021. The organisers are inviting artists (of any medium, but whose work relates to performance practices) to propose work related to the theme of 'Infra-thin'. The maximum length for performances is 20 minutes. Workshop proposals are also sought. Deadline: 15 February 2021.
PACT Zollverein’s residency programme is open to professional artists from Germany and abroad who work in the areas of dance, performance, media arts or music, and who are closely linked to PACT’s two other core strands of activity in presenting work and facilitating research and development. The next residency period will run mid August to mid December 2021. Deadline: 25 February 2021
The next edition of the festival of Kinetic Art ‘Light.Move.Festival’ will take place 24-26 September 2021 in Łódź, Poland. The organisers are calling for artistic works that will unconventionally change the festival’s urban green spaces with art of light: light installations, interactive installations or interdisciplinary projects. The invitation is addressed to all artists, light designers, architects and people dealing with the art of light and visual arts. Deadline: 10 February 2021.
Forecast offers artists and creative thinkers from anywhere in the world the chance to work with accomplished mentors toward bringing their projects to fruition. Open to all disciplines and genres, the scheme will see 18 applicants selected to present their ideas in Berlin during the Forecast Forum in July 2021. 6 will then be selected to present at Forecast Festival in Berlin in April 2022. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
Dance in the City is a contemporary dance festival that takes place in various towns in the border region between Belgium and Germany. The next edition will run 20 August – 19 September 2021. Compagnie Irene K. are looking for productions that have been created specifically for the outdoors / for public space or that can be adapted to these settings. The duration of the productions should be 10-20 minutes. Deadline: 15 February 2021.
LABOR, an ephemeral urban laboratory, is calling for proposals for BIVOUAC. Selected artists will work to produce a project at La Rasude, a central district in Lausanne that is currently closed to the public. The call is open to professional artists but also to architects and anyone concerned in their professional field by urban development. On-site work is scheduled to take place 1-31 May 2021 ahead of public events 4-27 June 2021. Deadline: 1 February 2021.
The triennial festival Theater der Welt is seeking a Programme Directorship for its 2023 edition, to be held in the cities of Frankfurt am Main and Offenbach am Main in Germany from 29 June to 16 July 2023. Individuals or teams can apply. The planned period of work is June 2021 to August 2023. Deadline: 31 January 2021.
The ZUKUNFTSVISIONEN Festival for Contemporary Arts 2021 will take place in Görlitz, Germany 21-30 May 2021. The title of this year’s festival is ‘Ohne Gewähr – No Guarantees’. The festival is inviting applications from solo artists and groups both for the festival exhibition and a residency programme taking place 2-4 weeks before the event. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
V_AIR Vimercate Art in Residence is the annual programme of artistic residencies, promoted by the Department of Culture of the City of Vimercate in Lombardy, which rewards and supports contemporary artistic production. Artists and students aged between 19 and 35 who work in the visual arts (photography, graphics, performance, painting, sculpture, video) can send their applications to participate in creation residencies 3-23 May 2021 at the MUST museum in Vimercate. Deadline: 12 February 2021.
Tallinn Art Hall is launching a new artist in residence programme for professional artists living in Germany in partnership with Goethe-Institut Estland. It offers a studio apartment in central Tallinn for 2 months, from 1 August – 30 September 2021. The aim of the programme is to spur artistic research and discourse in Tallinn on the topics of ecological awareness, environmental sustainability and the ethics of making art. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
The i-Portunus programme supports the mobility of artists, creators and cultural professionals among all countries participating in the Creative Europe Programme. Its main focus is to connect artists and to support international collaborations. This will be done via physical mobility but also, if necessary, by virtual or blended mobility. The current call for applications is open to architects and cultural professionals active in the field of architecture (individuals and groups up to 5 people), aged 18+, of all educational qualifications and levels of experience, legally residing in a Creative Europe country. Deadline: 14 March 2021.
The Endangered Landscapes Artist Residencies and Arts Prize will select eight artists, or collectives, to be in residence in eight endangered landscapes: Cairngorms Connect (Scotland, UK), Carpathian Mountains (Romania), Danube Delta, Gökova Bay to Cape Gelidonya (Turkey), Greater Côa Valley (Portugal), Iori River Valley (Georgia), Polesia (Belarus & Ukraine), Summit to Sea (Wales, UK). Applicants should have a demonstrable link to one of the countries of their chosen landscape and ideally a link to the landscape itself. Deadline: 7 February 2021.
ACCR – a network of cultural heritage sites – has launched a call for its Nora residency programme, aimed at artists, researchers and culture professionals, from the Near and Middle East and from Africa, who have recently received refugee status in France. Priority will be given to refugees from: Syria, Iraq, Libya, South Sudan, Eritrea and Yemen. In applying, residents select a cultural centre that matches their residency project. Deadline: 12 March 2021.
IETM – International network for contemporary performing arts is a network of over 450 performing arts organisations and individual members working in the contemporary performing arts worldwide. To support their communication and membership activities, IETM are looking for a junior professional to join their team as a part-time (30 hours/week) Communication and Membership Assistant in Brussels, Belgium, starting from 15 February 2021. Deadline: 29 January 2021.
The DISCE P2P Recovery Programme is designed to engage stakeholders within Cultural and Creative Industries in Cyprus, Greece, Italy and Spain with developing sustainable and inclusive creative economies in the EU. PRP will initially offer consultancy and matchmaking to participants, with opportunities to come together later in 2021 for an online event and a co-creation lab in Nicosia, Cyprus. Deadline (extended): 30 January 2021.