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Technische Universität Dresden: Schaufler Residency@TU Dresden for Exploring Art, Science and Artificial Intelligence (Germany)
Schaufler Lab@TU Dresden, part of Technische Universität Dresden, has opened applications for a six-month residency that will start in 2021. The Lab brings together researchers and artists to engage in an exploration of the interactions among technology, art, science and entrepreneurship. The Lab’s current guiding theme is ‘Artificial Intelligence and Social Transformation’. Applications are sought from international artists with a project relevant to this theme. Deadline: 10 May 2020.
STUDIOTOPIA is a creative journey addressing sustainable development across Europe through the converging views of art and science. The project is currently calling for EU-resident scientists to join a programme that will see them partnered with visual artists for almost two years of exchange and residencies (residencies take place September 2020 - December 2021, across Europe). Deadline: 3 May 2020.
IETM – International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts offers a limited number of travel grants to its members to provide financial assistance for their participation in IETM meetings. The next meeting is scheduled to take place 13-16 June 2020 in Galway, Ireland. Only IETM members can apply. Deadline: 5 April 2020.
Art & Well-being > Call for Proposals – Projects Exploring the Relation Between Art, Health and Well-being (Belgium / Romania / Slovenia)
The Art & Well-being project explores the potential of the arts to enhance individual and community well-being. The organisers are now looking for proposals for artistic projects (performance art, installations, public space interventions) from artists or collectives interested in exploring aspects of health and well-being as part of their artistic practice. Residencies and project support are available during the period summer 2020 - spring 2021. Deadline: 8 April 2020.
Every two years Junges Ensemble Stuttgart hosts the festival Bright View, a showcase of ground-breaking international theatre for young audiences in Stuttgart. The organisers are inviting 10 people (18-35 years), living and working in Europe, to apply for a scholarship to participate in the Next Generation Residency 2020. The scholarships address young artists and students of the performing arts (dramaturgs, directors, actors, puppeteers, dancers, performers, stage and costume designers, musicians or theatre educationalists) with a specific interest in theatre for young audiences. Deadline: 13 April 2020.
LABOR, an ephemeral urban laboratory, is calling for proposals for BIVOUAC. Selected artists will work to produce a project at La Rasude, a central district in Lausanne that is currently closed to the public. The call is mainly open to artists, architects, landscape and urban planners but anyone involved in urban development in their respective work field can apply. Artists will develop their proposals during an art residency from 19-25 October 2020. No restrictions on age or nationality. Deadline: 1 May 2020.
As part of its 2020 residency programme, the VR arts festival VRHAM! is looking to host two teams (one international) who are currently developing a groundbreaking and innovative VR-/AR-/XR-project. Residencies will take place 31 May – 4 June 2020. The presentation of the works will then take place during the opening weekend of VRHAM!, 5-8 June 2020. Deadline: 12 April 2020.
The Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid is calling for applications for three research residencies. The residencies are connected to its EU project Our Many Europes, which looks at various artist and activist trends from the 1990s. Residencies will run for a minimum of 2 months and a maximum of 12 months in the period spanning 4 May 2020 – 30 April 2021. Deadline: 15 days after museum activity resumes.
The Brussels-based creation and research centre Garage29 is calling for proposals for workshop-creations to take place in its 2020-21 season (various dates, September 2020 – May 2021). The call is intended for choreographers who have a teaching practice in performing arts and wish to test scenic ideas with a group of participants, in the form of a two-week workshop with a public presentation at the end of the process. Deadline: 1 April 2020.
Tallinn Art Hall, Tirana Art Lab – Center for Contemporary Art, and the ZKM I Centre for Art and Media are jointly calling for European art practitioners / theoreticians to apply for one of the three production residencies taking place in Karlsruhe, Tallinn, and Tirana from 1 September – 31 October 2020 and from 1 May – 30 June 2021. The organisers invite applications not only from those working in the field of virtual media but also artists and theoreticians with various artistic and theoretical practices and outcomes. Deadline: 30 April 2020.
REAKTOR, a privately run transdisciplinary art institution based in Vienna, is calling for conceptual proposals for a visual arts project that will respond to the architecture of the organisation's main hall. The chosen artists will be invited to flesh out and implement their submitted concept as part of a 1-2 week residency in July 2020, and then showcase it to the public as part of an exhibition in October 2020. Deadline: 31 May 2020.
V2_, Lab for the Unstable Media is an interdisciplinary centre for art and media technology in Rotterdam (the Netherlands). Its Summer Sessions are short-term international art and technology residencies for emerging artists and designers, taking place at institutions in six countries. Residencies last approximately eight weeks and take place between June and September. Applications are open to artists from the sponsoring countries: Taiwan, Spain, South Korea, Croatia, China, and Argentina. Deadline: 1 May 2020.
Taking place in Zurich every year, the Zürcher Theater Spektakel is one of the most renowned international festivals of contemporary performing arts. Street art is an integral part of the event, and the curated programme takes place on open air stages (one of them roofed) located at the centre of the festival site. Applications are invited from traditional street art, physical theatre, nouveau cirque, puppet theatre, clowning, performance, dance, and other similar acts. Unplugged concerts are also possible. Deadline: 31 May 2020.
In the context of empowering cross-border dialogue, and to enhance intercultural understanding through arts in the Western Balkans, Swiss Cultural Fund in Albania invites local and regional cultural organisations to submit proposals for the design and implementation of an Art Residency Programme. The timeframe of the implementation is May-October 2020. The project must be fully implemented before 30 October 2020. Deadline: 1 April 2020.
Bitamine Faktoria, a centre for cross-border production and creation, is calling all for artists to undertake a 40 day residency (September – October 2020) in the region of Bidasoa, located between the French and Spanish Basque Country. The residency is open to artists of any nationality, except Spanish, and who do not live in Spain. Deadline: 2 April 2020.