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British Council and Creative Scotland are inviting proposals from artist(s) or organisations working in visual art, theatre, dance, literature, music and cross art form practices to undertake projects with European countries. Supported projects must be completed by the end of March 2021, and could take the form of research and scoping visits, cultural exchange, workshops, delegations, conferences, residencies, etc. Applicants must be based in Scotland. Deadline: 4 March 2020.
Metropolis is calling for 10 artists working with performing arts for an international site-specific residency programme in Copenhagen. The programme is aimed at performing artists with an interdisciplinary approach who have an interest in researching, creating and producing work in public space and the public realm. There are two separate residencies: Mapping the City (5 July - 2 August 2020) and Performative Landscapes (9 August - 6 September 2020). Deadline: 22 March 2020.
The Goethe-Institut’s European Translators’ Residency Programme offers residencies for translators of German-language fiction. Residencies take place at one of two sites (Siggen and Dresden-Hellerau), last 6-8 weeks, and can be scheduled March-December 2020. The programme mainly targets translators of German literature (novels, poetry and essays) who live outside Germany, with preference for contemporary German fiction. At least two large-scale published translations, as well as a publication contract for the translation being worked on during the residency, are required to make an application. Deadline: 6 March 2020.
The fifth edition of Film:ReStored, a festival dedicated to film heritage, will take place 27 October – 1 November 2020 at the Filmhaus in Berlin. The event will have a European focus, exploring challenges and solutions for European archives and film heritage institutions. The organisers invite proposals for lectures, workshop reports and film programmes from applicants in EU member states. Deadline: 1 April 2020.
To celebrate its centenary, the Leach Pottery in Cornwall, UK is hosting two international residents. One residency will run 18 May - 31 July 2020, and the other 1 September - 13 November 2020. The selected artists will develop a new body of work to reflect the centenary that will be exhibited as a part of the Leach 100 celebrations at the end of 2020. Applications are welcomed from around the world. Deadline: 6 March 2020.
PUTSPACE > Summer Symposium ‘Narrations, Experiences and Contestations of Public Transport in European Cities’ (Belarus)
The international project Public Transport as Public Space in European Cities (PUTSPACE)'s Summer Symposium will take place in Minsk, Belarus, 1–6 June 2020. The symposium is focusing on ‘Narrations, Experiences and Contestations of Public transport in European Cities’. As part of a trans-disciplinary approach to the topic, the organisers are calling for the participation of scholars, artists, filmmakers, writers and practitioners who work in or around public transport systems. Deadline: 20 March 2020.
33rd SIMBAS Conference > Call for papers: ‘Performing the future: Institutions and politics of memory’ (Poland)
The 33rd SIBMAS Conference will take place 2-5 June 2020 in Warsaw, and focus, among other things, on the issue of theatre heritage institutions and the politics of memory – what narratives do we need and for what purpose? It will address also the topic of ecology in the library, archive, and museum simply because few issues are more pressing in today’s world. The organisers are inviting proposals for papers to be given at the conference (max 20 mins presentation time), with grants available for individuals with no other institutional support. Deadline: 29 February 2020.
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre invites fine-art photographers to apply for ‘One – Artist International Photography Symposium – Residence’ in the city of Daugavpils, Latvia. The symposium will take place within the framework of the Riga Photography Biennial 2020, ‘Archaeology of Reality’, and will run 14-24 April 2020. Deadline: 10 March 2020.
Le Centre international d’art et du paysage de l’île de Vassivière et le Chalet Mauriac lancent ensemble un appel à candidatures pour un travail de création et de recherche s'inscrivant dans les problématiques actuelles de rapport à l’environnement et l’écologie. Ils invitent un(e) artiste et un(e) scientifique (naturaliste, biologiste, ethnologue, anthropologue, géographe…) à postuler pour une résidence de 8 semaines : du 27 juillet au 20 septembre 2020 à Vassivière et du 5 au 30 octobre 2020 au Chalet Mauriac – Saint-Symphorien. Date limite : 5 avril 2020.
Cultural Creative Spaces & Cities > Travel Support for Policy Co-Creative Events (Italy / The Netherlands / Belgium)
The Cultural and Creative Spaces and Cities (CCSC) project offers travel support for 9 cultural policy makers, public administration representatives, researchers and cultural and creative practitioners to participate in three Policy Co-Creative events. The events are taking place in Naples, Italy (15-16 May 2020); Amsterdam, The Netherlands (15-17 June 2020); and Ghent, Belgium (15-17 September 2020). Deadline: 8 March 2020.
Art Ii Biennial will take place 10-14 June 2020 in the Northern Ostrobothnia region of Finland. The organisers are inviting artists to formulate ideas and experiments for carbon-neutral artistic productions and projects that create carbon sinks in Ii, a municipality well-known for its ambitious climate aims. The organisers welcome proposals from environmental artists, media artists, community artists and art-science collectives: the media of the art is not limited. The call is open for artists living and working in Finland or abroad; artists are welcome to arrive by bus, train or boat. Deadline: 29 February 2020.
University College Dublin is inviting expressions of interest from professional artists for a one-year residency supported by the College of Social Sciences and Law. The artist will engage with four key themes: Creating a Sustainable Global Society, Transforming Through Digital Technology, Building a Healthy World, and Empowering Humanity. The programme is open to international applicants. Deadline: 22 March 2020.
The Festival of Regions is looking for local and international cultural workers and artists, working in all disciplines (visual and performing arts, land art, literature, media art, music, film, etc.) to explore the Upper Austrian part of the historical Salzkammergut. Working around the location of a former salt mine, participants will collaborate with local people, cultural initiatives, and artists on exhibitions, installations, theatre or dance performances, concerts, and other outputs. Work is broken into a series of phases starting in October 2020 and running to the end of the festival in July 2021. Deadline: 23 March 2020.
REGIOPARL (the Regional Parliaments Lab) is looking to commission an artwork that deals with the topics of Europe, Europe of the regions, future of Europe, and/or the interplay of regional and European identities. The piece, and the artist(s), will accompany the project as it visits 4-6 locations during 2020. Deadline: 15 March 2020.
PUSH+ is calling for applicants for their Different Bodies Lab, which will take place in Stamsund, Norway, 8-18 September 2020. They are looking for artists involved in making theatre and dance, ideally with experience of making work for young audiences. Open to artists from Denmark, Ireland, Norway, Scotland and Belgium. Deadlines: 6 March 2020 & 13 March 2020.