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The projects should be initiated by civil society organizations which can effectively engage target audiences within the population of the region in their projects’ activities. Organizations requesting grants must be legally registered in one of the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine. The involvement of additional partners (especially those from the EU) is possible and welcome. Deadlines:26 May and 29 September 2017.
Culture Center of Rokiškis (Lithuania) > Call for the international contemporary art festival STARTAS
The Culture Center of Rokiškis is for the first time organising the international contemporary art festival STARTAS and is curently looking for various artists to present their works. International contemporary art festival STARTAS aims to develop new international relationships and establish collaboration between Lithuanian and foreign artists, performers, dancers, visual artists, and etc. The organisers are looking for site specific projects to be presented at the festival (indoors – outdoors). Deadline: 1 June 2017.
This 8-day programme is designed to provide learning and thinking opportunities, mediated by reputed speakers from Para Site’s International Conference as well as by art practitioners from across Hong Kong’s diverse institutional landscape. The programme provides a laboratory for experimentation, posing fundamental questions and ideas that challenge various models of curatorial practice. It will also offer opportunities for networking and enhance the development of systems meant to nurture the participants’ careers. Deadline: 31 May 2017.
Each year, 30 projects are presented by people aged between 18 and 30 years old : 10 from Nantes and 20 from all of Europe. Projects must contribute to strengthen the notion of "living together", involve a "citizenship" approach in tits general sense and develop an original approach. They can be linked to a large range of thematics : environment, health, education, culture, sport, intercultural dialogue, fight again discriminations, media, etc. Deadline: 1 June 2017.
The call is open to artists who work at the interface between sound, music and auditory research / practice. The organisers are looking for exhibition concepts that explore the specific artistic possibilities and potentials of sound in the context of contemporary fine art. Two selected artists will have the opportunity to realize their exhibition concepts during a two-week artist-in-residence stay. This call includes no media restrictions - installation-based, sculptural, multimedia or performative works are all welcome. The use of sound is not mandatory. Deadline: 30 May 2017.
Twice annually — respectively for the months of April and November — , the Bibliothek Andreas Züst offers three studio residency stipends. The length of the stay can vary from one to four weeks according to the needs of the stipendiaries. Application for the Studio Residency Stipend is open to national and international cultural workers (individuals or teams of up to a maximum of four persons) across disciplines — visual arts, literature, new media, music, theatre, dance, design, architecture, film, photography, and art-related disciplines. Deadlines: 31 May and 31 October 2017.
Klubovna Gallery is looking for English speaking artist of “immigrant origin” currently living in Germany, who in his/her works deals with the topic of migration and integration. Deadline (extended): 7 May 2017.
LUCKY TRIMMER is on the hunt for daring socially engaged artistic projects that embody the LUCKY spirit! Are you an independent artist or a collective who demonstrates artistic excellence and uses their practice as an innovative conduit for a social cause? If your project incorporates physicality, movement or performance and showcases how art's social dimension can address cultural responsiveness and responsibility, Lucky Trimmer might be looking for you! Deadline: 23 June 2017.
Dans le cadre du projet international Future DiverCities, Seconde Nature en partenariat avec le centre artistique LA CHAMBRE BLANCHE à Québec, offrent deux résidences croisées de deux mois chacune à deux artistes (un-e Français-e et un-e Québécois-e). Pendant ces quatre mois, les deux artistes sélectionné-e-s travailleront conjointement sur une œuvre ou un dispositif à dominante sonore, incorporant le Big Data et la visualisation de données. Ils utiliseront les différents modes de transport en commun et les flux dans l’espace public comme source d’inspiration et espace de diffusion. Date limite: 22 juin 2017.
IDFA DocLab is open to all sorts of works that use new media to represent reality, ranging from digital non-fiction storytelling and art to physical installations, virtual reality experiences, live performance and multimedia projects. Deadline: 1 August 2017.
The Ellen Stewart International Award will be presented to an individual artist or group of artists who work together or a theatre organization that demonstrates success in promoting social change and youth engagement through their theatre practice. Deadline: 31 August 2017.
LOD is an international production company for opera and musical theatre. LOD develops projects with a group of artists (among which Josse De Pauw, Kris Defoort, Inne Goris, Atelier Bildraum and Daan Janssens) and supports young work as well. LOD visits both national and international stages with its productions (in and outside of Europe). Various projects are international coproductions. LOD organises its activities from the Bijlokesite in Ghent. Check LOD new international position. Deadline: 28 April 2017.
CCA is looking for a friendly and approachable person to take on the role of Programme-Co-ordinator within our curatorial team. Reporting to the Curator, the postholder will be responsible for co-ordinating and developing CCA’s open source partner programme as well as supporting the Curator in the delivery of the CCA core programme on an ad hoc basis. Deadline: 28 April 2017.
The World Press Photo Foundation is looking for a dynamic and highly skilled professional to be its Manager Education. The Manager Education plays a key role in developing and implementing the foundation’s educational strategy. They have operational responsibility for the foundation’s education programs, initiatives and activities and manage the Education Program Coordinator. The Manager Education reports directly to the Managing Director. Deadline: 1 May 2017.
OPEN CALL: Collaborative art, design and technology innovation in Wearable Technology and smart/e-textiles
WEAR Sustain is organising two Europe-wide competitions in April 2017 and October 2017, to develop what could or should be considered Next Generation Wearables and smart textiles that are critical-ethical-aesthetic. The programme is seeking applications from teams in art or design to work with technology or engineering entrepreneurs to co-innovate. We aim to support strong, well developed ideas and take prototypes to the next level. Deadline: 30 May 2017.