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The Visegrad Academy of Cultural Management (VACuM) is a year training programme for young professionals working in cultural field in the Visegrad Group countries (V4) ie. Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Eastern Partnership countries (EaP): Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Deadline: 15 June 2017.
Grigri Pixel is a programme of residencies, meetings and workshops devoted to the creation of magical objects in urban spaces based on collaborative practices and digital manufacturing strategies from the African continent. Anyone who participates in a collective or an open culture space located on the African continent may apply to this open call. Said collective or space must be associated with transformative collaborative practices. These practices may entail the creation of furniture, infrastructure, modes of organisation, artistic practices or digital manufacturing. Deadline: 12 June 2017.
While art residencies are often used as experimental sites for cultural exchange and social engagement, and sometimes also as “laboratories” for ecology or cooperation between art and sciences, their relevance has also been questioned due to the infinitely overlapping, global and seemingly inconsequential political territory they inhabit For its next issue, Seismopolite invites contributors from diverse disciplines to submit essays and reviews that discuss the global phenomenon of the art residency from a high variety of possible angles. Deadline: 14 June 2017.
Open call: artistic residency for UK based artists to work in Brazil: Rio de Janeiro and Xingu Indigenous Reserve
The application for the first 30-day residency, which will select one UK based emerging artist, is currently open. Residency takes place in September 2017, in partnership with the Indigenous Association of the Kuikuro People in Xingu Indigenous Reserve (AIKAX), in Central Brazil. The application is destined to artists working with a wide range of different media and platforms, and that are interested in developing an international work in Rio de Janeiro and the Xingu Indigenous Reserve (Mato Grosso State, Central Brazil), working with the Kuikuro Indigenous community (Ipatse Village). Deadline: 30 June 2017.
This year's festival theme is The Age of The Strange, through which we question the authenticity of our daily lives in the troubling context of a world in crisis, embracing contradiction and fragility as vectors in our trajectory. BIDFF is looking for cutting edge dance films with a transparent and sometimes coded meaning, challenging the viewer to a playful exchange of information about social life, politics, extreme emotions, out of the ordinary places and oddly beautiful dance aesthetics. BIDFF encourages syncretism and dialogue between movement and the diverse forms of cinema from the most traditional to experimental. Deadline: 30 June 2017.
FABRIKKEN for Kunst & Design (The Factory of Art & Design/FABRIKKEN) > Artists/Curators' residency (Denmark)
FAIR is a residency program at FABRIKKEN for Kunst & Design (The Factory of Art & Design/FABRIKKEN) for artists and curators in the Nordic and Baltic countries. FAIR welcomes early career artists and curators, who wish to further and challenge their practice in a generous environment of early to mid-career artists and art professionals. Deadline: 5 June 2017.
The Artistic Director is a manager of the artistic sector of the project, who formulates the artistic vision of the project, and determines and is responsible for artistic concept. In cooperation with the Artistic Council, as an advisory body, the Artistic Director will select and evaluate projects and decide which projects fit the concept and vision of the ‘Novi Sad 2021’ project. Deadline: no later than 21 days upon publication of the open call (published on 24 May 2017).
Esta convocatoria se enmarca en el dispositivo Fondo de apoyo a la creación del proyecto transfronterizo De Mar a Mar, que está destinado a mejorar las condiciones de creación de los artistas y compañías y a favorecer su movilidad de ambos lados de los Pirineos. / Cet appel à projets s’inscrit dans le dispositif du Fonds d’Aide à la création du projet transfrontalier De Mar a Mar, qui est destiné à améliorer les conditions de création des artistes et des compagnies et à favoriser leur mobilité de part et d’autre des Pyrénées. Fecha límite de envío de las candidaturas: 1 de septiembre de 2017 / Date limite: 1er septembre 2017.
Trans Europe Halles is looking for a Finance and Administration Manager who is passionate about arts and culture to join its international team in Lund, Sweden, from 1 September 2017. Deadline: 15 June 2017.
Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Lyon (France) > Poste de suivi sur les mobilités internationales
Le Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Lyon recrute un(e) assistant(e) en charge de la gestion et du suivi des mobilités internationales. CDD d'un an renouvelable. Poste à pourvoir à compter du 23 août 2017.
United Nations University (Spain) - UNU Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility (UNU-GCM) > Research assistant
The United Nations University Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility (UNU-GCM) is one of several research and training institutes of the UNU. Based in Barcelona, it works to contribute to good governance, cultural diversity, democracy, and human rights through a better understanding of cultural mobility and diversity in the context of globalisation, focusing especially on the major cultural and social phenomena of migration and media. The institute fosters cutting-edge research in these areas at global and local levels. The Research Assistant will work closely with the Senior Research Officer of UNU-GCM on identifying new research niches as well as designing and implementing a resource mobilisation strategy. Deadline: 29 May 2017.
The current open call is open to artists who work in the field of contemporary fine art. One selected artist will have the opportunity to stay seven weeks and work on a plan. This call includes no media restrictions - installation-based, painterly, sculptural, multimedia or performative works are all welcome. Deadline: 30 May 2017.
The organisers welcome AR-Residents as honoured visiting art professionals, rather than as asylum seekers or refugees. Art practitioners at risk of grievous suppression of freedom of expression, persecution or politically motivated threats to their basic freedoms may apply. AR-Residencies enable practitioners to take a “breather” from their home country, or to use the programme as a “stepping stone” to re-orient their professional lives. Deadline (extended): 15 June 2017.
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is looking for a new Policy and Research Officer to work with Cultural and Heritage issues within the Policy and Advocacy Team at IFLA Headquarters. Deadline: 25 June 2017.
Residential fellowships in the Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral in Bad Ems are awarded to international visual artists. Furthermore a curator fellowship is awarded to a junior academic graduate. The topic for the Balmoral residential fellowships 2018 is ‘Shaping the future. How do we want to live, love and work?’ Deadline: 30 June 2017.