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The project enhances the collaboration between the tourism and creative industries within the Barents and Baltic Sea regions. The project is looking for participants from the field of tourism and creative industry to develop sustainable cultural tourism products and services. The call is open to applicants from Finland, Sweden, Norway, Russia, Lithuania and Germany. Deadline: 25 May 2018.
Festival Kometa is a culture and music festival that takes place on the island of Daugavgriva Fortress in Riga, Latvia. The call is open to artists, musicians, DJs, circus performers, storytellers, workshop facilitators, academics, activists, poets, dancers and anyone else who feels that what they do is bound to become a part of Kometa program and is aligned with its philosophy, values and vibe. Deadline: 30 April 2018.
Kaimera Productions is an NYC & Paris based interdisciplinary live arts company, with ongoing projects in five countries across the globe. Kaimera works to provide platforms for audiences to come together in dialogue and examine some of the hardest questions our global society faces, through performances and live experiences created collaboratively by experts in and outside of the arts. The Producing Director must be independent, a self-starter who believes in Kaimera’s mission, values, and beliefs, and is excited to join us as a true creative and producing partner. Deadline: 11 May 2018.
A Natural Oasis? is a two years nomadic free school dedicated to the development of new curatorial research paths in the field of contemporary visual and performing arts starting from the geopolitical peculiarities of the artistic scenes of those European territories which are commonly considered remote, marginal, small, insular or liminal. Young curators aged up to 34 (born from January 1st 1984) from: Republic of Cyprus, Republic of Greece, Republic of San Marino and United Kingdom can apply. Deadline: 21 May 2018.
Choreographers come to the residencies with their own projects which they want to develop during the stay in cooperation with an experienced artist ("coach"). The goal of the residence is neither the training of dancers, nor the aesthetic aspect of the expression, but gaining new points of view on one's own creative work, space and possibility to deepen one's individual elements or to seek new ways of expressing artistic intention. The whole residency has the form of a dialogue between choreographers and coaches who direct them. Deadline: 13 May 2018.
Afrique Plurielle: Call for artist's residency between Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) and Marseille (France)
The project Afrique Plurielle, promoted by the Versant Sud association in Marseille, develops artistic and cultural projects in close connection with its territory and with the entire African continent. This year's focus is on Ethiopia. Young artists graduated from the Addis Ababa School of Arts and Design and professional artists can apply. The following artistic disciplines are accepted: Visual arts, art photography, painting, drawing, engraving and sculpture. Deadline: 17 June 2018.
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.
Since its founding in 2013, Het Nieuwe Instituut has pioneered research in architecture, design and digital culture, fostering programmes, exhibitions, lectures, archival investigations and publications in the Netherlands and internationally. Het Nieuwe Instituut invites applicants from all citizenships and places of residence. The Research Fellowships are open to all degree levels in all disciplines. Equal priority will be given to those without a degree or institutional affiliation who can also demonstrate a high level of creativity, critical thought and other potential in their respective fields. Neither a curriculum vitae nor letters of recommendation are requested. There is no age limit for applicants. Deadline: 1 June 2018.
Lieux publics, National and European Center for artistic creation in public place (CNAREP & Pôle européen de production), is based at la Cité des arts de la rue in Marseille. Lieux publics leads IN SITU, European platform for artistic creation in public space, co-funded by the European Union since 2003 and gathering more than 20 European partners. The coordination officer’s mission is to ensure monitoring of the activities in the frame of the IN SITU project, in connection with the communication and the administration officers of IN SITU, and more generally with Lieux publics’ team. Working under the authority of the general manager of the IN SITU network and Head of European and international relations. This role will contribute actively in a variety of ways to the implementation of the artistic and cultural project. Deadline: 11 May 2018.
The COAL Prize is open to artists throughout the world who dare to imagine and experiment, to transform territories, lifestyles, organisations, and production methods. Together, they are building a new collective narrative, a new vision, developing our future heritage, and in doing so creating the necessary optimistic framework for everyone to find the means and the motivation to implement the changes needed for a more sustainable and just world. Deadline: 31 July 2018.
Chaque année, en novembre, le festival NEXT présente 35 spectacles de théâtre et de danse, soit environ 70 représentations dans plus de 10 villes flamandes, wallonnes et françaises de l’Eurométropole Lille-Kortrijk-Tournai et Valencienne. L’asbl NEXT (Courtrai, Belgique) recherche un/e collaborateur/trice pour la coordination des projets et la communication. Date limite : 5 mai 2018.
The program is aimed at foreign artists from all around the world who wish to pursue a research project in Paris during a minimum period of three consecutive months, and that are supported by one or more cultural partners. This program is aimed at artists in every artistic discipline: Architecture/landscape/urbanism, street arts/circus/puppets, digital arts, visual arts, comics, cinema/movies/video, curating projects, dance/performances, design, literature, youth book, fine arts and crafts, modern music and jazz, classical and contemporary music, contemporary art performances, photography, theatre, musics for films and video games. Deadline: 29 June 2018.
The Invitation Programme offers the chance for small independent publishing companies from Africa, the Arabic World, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean to participate in the world's biggest book fair. For publishing companies from these regions, globalisation is a two-edged sword. Access to the world market seems easier thanks to limitless communication. At the same time, the advance of new conglomerates makes it harder to get in on the market. Guaranteeing the presence of a selected group of around 20 publishing houses at the industries biggest get-together is the main goal of the Frankfurt Book Fair´s Invitation Programme. Deadline: 30 April 2018.
The Embassy of Foreign Artists (Switzerland) > Open Call for residencies: Opportunities for creative practices engaged with political, social, economic and environmental issues
Taking into consideration the important influence of these fields on contemporary artistic practices, it is essential to give international artists as well as researchers and intellectuals the opportunity to come to Geneva to develop their research. This intellectual presence is also undeniably beneficial for the community as well as the standing of the city, the state, and the country on the global stage. These interactions benefit Geneva to a great degree. Deadline: 30 April 2018.
Open call for two fellowships funded by Compagnia di San Paolo and Regione Piemonte at Cripta747, Turin (Italy)
This process-based residency aims at implementing and rethinking new strategies in research and artistic practices, refocusing the attention onto the production processes. Through the fellowship, it favours mobility, fosters exchange between local and foreign researchers, and supports both material and conceptual production. The residency is open to artists, curators, researchers in any field of contemporary culture, without geographical or age limits. Deadline: 29 April 2018.