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In response to the impact felt by the cultural sector as a result of the Covid-19 global health crisis, the organisers have reframed their initial residency project and transformed it into a purely digital one. The French and German cultural centres based in Scotland are inviting three contemporary artists based in France, Scotland and Germany to apply for this digital residency programme taking place between November 2020 and December 2021. Deadline: 9 November 2020.
Le·la Responsable de la programmation culturelle est chargé·e de la conception globale de la programmation et de la mise en œuvre des événements, en phase avec le projet d’établissement et la mission de la Cité internationale des arts. La programmation doit à la fois être le reflet de la variété des pratiques et des profils d’artistes accueillis en résidence, tout en donnant à voir les axes stratégiques de l’établissement. Date limite : 15 novembre 2020.
enoa > Immersive Residencies for Artists Without Significant Opera Experience (Belgium, Serbia, Bulgaria, UK, France, Portugal)
Enoa – the European Network of Opera Academies is organising an immersive residency programme offering support, mentorship and mobility for artists without significant opera experience. There are eight residencies with hosting institutions in six countries. The programme runs February 2021 - May 2022. Applicants should be experienced artists based in Europe who are highly interested in the development of opera creation / interdisciplinary musical and artistic forms but have no significant opera experience. Deadline: 27 November 2020.
Artreach > Commissions to Create Installations for Public Toilets as Part of Liberty UK Leicester (UK)
As part of Liberty UK Leicester, ArtReach will commission 5 artists to create imaginative and artistic installations with strong social messages in public toilet spaces across Leicester City Centre. This exhibition will take place 22 February – 29 March 2021 and is part of an international collaboration, Accessible Art for All. Artists will also be required to deliver a series of online or live workshops in advance of the exhibition. Applicants can be individuals or collectives but must be resident and have the right to work in the UK or another European country. Deadline: 9 November 2020.
In 2021/2022, the Textile Center in Blönduós, Iceland will award two textile artists based in the Nordic-Baltic region with a two-month scholarship to develop and present new work in Iceland, lead a community workshop, connect to international networks and gain insight into Icelandic textile tradition and innovation. One residency will take place January - December 2021 (June excepted), and the other in early 2022. Deadline: 31 October 2020.
CURRENT is an international festival for art in urban space. The first edition will take place in Stuttgart in September 2021. Installations, performances, discussions and workshops set out to explore the connection between art, architecture, and urban planning. The curatorial team invites applications from collectives as well as individual artists whose work deals intensively with urban space to engage in a close exchange with neighbourhoods in Stuttgart. Deadline: 27 November 2020.
Invisible Lines > Call for Artists Working in Comics, Graphic Novels and Illustration (Italy, France, Czech Republic)
Invisible Lines is an international project on comics, graphic novels and illustrations. Young European artists (18-30 years old) are invited to apply to attend three workshops which will take place between May and July 2021 in Venice (Italy), Strasbourg (France) and Tábor (Czech Republic). The artworks created during the three workshops will be featured in public exhibitions throughout Europe between 2021 and 2022, and a selection will be included in a book to be published. Deadline: 10 December 2020.
The 2021 edition of the EIB Institute's Artists Development Programme (ADP) is looking for one visual artist (born after 1 January 1986) from Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Malta, Poland or Romania. The ADP offers emerging European visual artists a 6-8 week residency in Luxembourg, which will take place between early May and end of June 2021. Deadline: 10 January 2021.
L’Œil d’Oodaaq is a French non-profit organisation that researches video art and image-based contemporary art. In 2021, L’Œil d’Oodaaq will organise its 10th(bis) Festival Oodaaq from 21 to 30 May in Rennes. It will be composed of: exhibitions, screenings, performances, lectures, and encounters. Artists are invited to submit work for the festival as well as the organisation's year-round activities. Deadline: 8 November 2020.
Asia-Europe Foundation > culture360 call for articles > How are the arts adapting to the "New Normal"?
culture360.ASEF.org is an online platform offering up-to-date information on arts, culture & heritage from 51 countries in Asia & Europe. It is a website for artists, cultural professionals, policy makers and anyone interested in international cultural co-operation. The call for articles particularly focused on artists' residencies, arts and disabilities and funding in the arts in times of pandemic. Deadline: 5 November 2020.
BETA CIRCUS aims to address new trends in contemporary circus and to offset the lack of opportunities for artists to get training at a high professional level. 12 participants will be selected for an international capacity building programme in new trends for circus arts, with a focus on new magic, to be promoted in between May 2021 and March 2022 with training weeks in Serbia, Italy, Portugal and Latvia. Deadline: 15 December 2020.
The GENDERhouse#2 Queer Arts Festival in Aarhus, Denmark is open for applications for full length performance works that either tackle themes of gender, sexuality or identity or that defy traditions, queer the borders of what performance is and can be, or have an artistic expression that stands out from the ‘artistic usual or genre normative’. Selected performances will be programmed as part of the festival between 24 September – 10 October 2021. You must be resident in Europe to apply. Deadline: 15 November 2020.
Fabrik Burgdorf and the city of Burgdorf run an annual artist-in-residence programme. Each summer an artist – from Switzerland or abroad, no age limits – can spend 2 to 3 months at the Fabrik. The residency is mainly for visual artists, but artists from other (‘silent’) disciplines can also apply. Deadline: 29 November 2020.
Jiwar is looking for artists’ VISA rejection experiences, specially Mediterranean artists rejected by European and Mediterranean countries. The collected data will be part of a digital review published in Catalan, Spanish and English devoted to the Mediterranean region. Revista Idees, 51. Deadline: 6 November 2020.
The Austrian Cultural Forum London invites emerging photographers based in Austria and the UK to participate in a prize in tribute of the late Austrian émigré photographer Wolf Suschitzky. The theme for the competition is ‘Life in 2020’. One UK based photographer will be selected for a residency in Austria, and one Austria based photographer for a residency in the UK. Both residencies take place in 2021. Deadline: 30 November 2020.