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A new artist in residence programme at the ZKM | Hertz-Lab in Karlsruhe, Germany is calling for innovative project proposals that are located at the intersection of art, science and technology. Open to artists working in all genres, the residency will see the selected applicant trying out new technologies in collaboration with scientists and developers. The residency period will last for one month and must be completed by October 2020. Deadline: 30 April 2020.
The Graduate School of the Berlin University of the Arts is a postgraduate and international programme of studies for highly qualified graduates in all disciplines who have already developed their own artistic positions and who have already carried out an artistic professional practice of at least three years at the time of application. Interested persons are asked to submit an artistic research project that can be completed within two years. Prospective starting date: 1 April 2021. Deadline: 25 May 2020.
The Goethe-Institut in collaboration with KIKK Festival, its Creative Hub & Fab Lab TRAKK and the cultural centre Les Abattoirs de Bomel are awarding a grant for a residency project on ‘Ecological Futures’. The residency programme will take place in Namur from 2-30 September 2020. The organisers are inviting two residents in total: one from Germany and one from Belgium. To be eligible you need to be resident in one of the 2 countries (for at least 2 years) or to have the country nationality. Deadline: 5 May 2020.
European Theatre Convention > Call for Proposals for Fast Forward, European Festival for Young Stage Directors (Germany)
Fast Forward, the European festival for young stage directors, will celebrate its 10th anniversary from 12 to 15 November 2020 at Staatschauspiel Dresden (Germany). As in previous years, Fast Forward invites eight European theatre productions from young directors, companies or directing teams. At the end of each edition, an international expert jury awards a prize to one of the selected performances whose director or team will be invited to collaborate with the theatre during the following season. Deadline: 31 May 2020.
The Fund - set up in partnership with other foundations - is looking to support imaginative cultural initiatives - big or small - that reinforce solidarity and the notion of Europe as a shared public space in response to the current crisis and its aftershocks. Grants can be used for financing a wide range of activities ranging from seed money for entirely new initiatives to (co-)funding for scaling up already existing ideas to European level. They can cover material costs, office costs, online co-working and communication tools, production costs, but also expert fees and staff costs. Deadline: 27 April 2020.
The Cultural Foundation Schloss Wiepersdorf awards residency fellowships to artists and writers from Germany and abroad working in Literature, Science/Romanticism, Science/Topics focusing on the previously divided Germany, Fine arts, and Composition. The residency fellowship takes place at Schloss Wiepersdorf in Fläming, Germany, lasts for three months, and is granted for the periods March to May, June to August, and September to November. Deadline: 15 April 2020.
The JUNGE AKADEMIE of the Akademie der Künste, in partnership with VISIT, the artist-in-residence programme of the Innogy Stiftung für Energie und Gesellschaft foundation, is offering a new international fellowship to fund projects at the interface between art and science on the topic of the human-machine relationship. Artists from all disciplines may apply with a project to explore this complex subject area using artistic research approaches. Start times negotiable, but projects should be completed within six months. Deadline: 30 April 2020.
The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in partnership with the School of Arts, Porto will provide a residency to an international artist or curator to develop their work for a period of three months, between September and December 2020. Work developed in residency should bear some relation to the course areas of the school: Film, Music, Sound, Photography, New Media, Heritage and Conservation. Deadline: 30 April 2020.
The European project REMAIIN (Radical European Music and its Intercultural Nature) has announced an open call for musical proposals that deal with or incorporate non-western influences in experimental and new music. Four new works or collaborations will be chosen and presented at least once in either Latvia, Portugal, Germany or Belgium by one of the participating organisations of the project. When selecting the works, an emphasis will be put on artists based in Europe. Deadline: 15 April 2020.
Institut français d'Allemagne > Poste ouvert pour un.e chargé.e de projet culturel pour son bureau de théâtre et de danse
L'Institut français d'Allemagne recherche un.e chargé.e de projet culturel pour son bureau de théâtre et de danse. Le Bureau du Théâtre et de la Danse (BTD) a été créé en 1995. Il est l’un des bureaux spécialisés de l'Institut français d’Allemagne, sa mission couvre tout le territoire allemand. Le BTD développe, dans la durée, la présence des artistes contemporains français sur le territoire allemand, dans les domaines du théâtre contemporain, de la danse contemporaine, du nouveau cirque, de la marionnette et des arts de la rue. Date limite : 26 avril 2020.
The European Commission has issued a call to support cultural heritage institutions to open up their collections, apply technological innovations, and make best use of the Europeana heritage platform in their public activities. Proposals for the call must address both objectives of content aggregation and use of innovative technologies. The call also strongly encourages applications with a focus on highly accurate 3D models (such as monuments, buildings and museum objects). Deadline: 12 May 2020.
Founded by a consortium of cultural schools and institutes in the Normandy region, RADIAN is a practice-led PhD in artistic research intended for artists, architects, designers and/or authors with an established and recognised output in their field. Three PhD students are recruited each year and supported for a period of three years. Deadline: 29 April 2020.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation invites creative practitioners from all backgrounds and disciplines to apply for their first Artist in Residence (AiR) post, running 1-30 June 2020. The residency has been planned to take place at the Foundation's headquarters in Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK. However, due to the COVID-19 situation the programme may have to be adapted as a virtual post. Deadline: 17 April 2020.
A new initiative of ITMO University in Saint Petersburg, Art.ITMO.Residency aims to bring together talents from art and technology to foster interaction between scientific knowledge and artistic perception. Residencies last 1-2 months and will take place September - October 2020. Deadline: 15 April 2020.
Established by the Onassis Foundation in September 2019, Onassis AiR, (inter)national artistic research residency program, is a year-round program, located in Athens, that grounds its mission in commitment to supporting artistic process, towards a less-product-obsessed arts ecosystem. For its 2020/21 artist in residency programme it is inviting applications for a communal exploration of two research topics: identities and ecologies. Participants will be divided across four movement groups, with sessions in autumn 2020 and spring 2021. Applications are open to participants from anywhere in the world, with no restrictions on age or discipline. Deadline: 24 April 2020.