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Reading Balkans > Open Call for Literary Residence Programme (Slovenia, Serbia, North Macedonia, Croatia, Albania, Kosovo, Bosnia and Hercegovina)
The Reading Balkans 2021 literary residency programme is open to fiction writers, poets, essayists, playwrights, screenplay writers and comic book writers from Southeast Europe (Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, and Slovenia). Applicants should address themes of migration, language exile, reconciliation, the role of culture, and the importance of dialogue to fight nationalism and intolerance in their work. Residencies last 4 weeks and will be arranged between 1 March and 30 September 2021 at 7 locations across the Balkans. Deadline: 7 October 2020.
Lingnan University in Hong Kong is currently seeking non-local artists who wish to be in residence during the spring semester of 2021. During the period of residency, 8 January to 31 May 2021, the visiting artist will teach a 3-credit studio course in his/her area of expertise, deliver public talk(s), develop new project(s), and supervise students to produce works for inclusion in a group exhibition or a film screening. Applicants should have an MFA degree or related qualifications and strong track records of creative practice, art projects and international awards. Deadline: 30 September 2020.
Since 2014, Sapporo Tenjinyama Art Studio has been organising an artist in residence programme for international artists working in the field of visual art. This year the programme will run 18 November 2020 - 5 March 2021 and operate in two phases. Phase 1 is a 60 day movement period, during which the artists will slow travel, without flying, to Sapporo, Japan. Phase 2 will involve 40 days of studio work at Sapporo Tenjinyama Art Studio. Applicants must have a nationality other than Japanese and live in a country other than Japan. The programme is open to individuals and groups. Deadline: 16 October 2020.
The Clark – an art museum in Williamstown, Massachusetts – is inviting applications for its fellowship programme, including three new fellowships titled ‘Caribbean Art and Its Diasporas’, ‘Critical Race Theory and Visual Culture Fellowship’, and ‘Futures Fellowship’. Applicants should hold a PhD or demonstrate equivalent professional experience. They may come from the academic or museum worlds, or from other professional backgrounds, and may be residents of any country. They may be employed, full- or part-time, or be independent scholars, curators, and/or critics. Deadline: 15 October 2020.
Le Fonds de mobilité Indianocéanique est un programme de la mission de coopération culturelle Afrique et Caraïbes de l'Institut français avec le soutien du Ministère de la Culture (Directions des affaires culturelles de La Réunion et de Mayotte et Direction générale de la création artistique). Ce programme soutient la mobilité à l’intérieur de la zone Indianocéanique (pays membres de la COI - l’Union des Comores ; la France au titre de La Réunion ; Madagascar ; Maurice ; les Seychelles.- et les départements français d’outre-mer de l’océan Indien) et en direction du Mozambique, de la Tanzanie et du Kenya. Date limite : 24 août 2021.
Lieux publics, National and European Centre for artistic creation in public place (CNAREP & Pôle européen de production), is looking for a communication officer to handle the communication of the new European project (UN)COMMON SPACES 2020-2024, which will kick off in November 2020. This full-time position is based in Marseille with occasional travel in Europe. Deadline: 2 October 2020.
The Music In Africa Foundation is inviting music industry practitioners based in Africa to apply for grants from its recently launched Music In Africa Live (MIAL) project, which aims to support musicians and the industry at large to navigate challenges and new realities introduced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications are open for two categories of grants: showcase grants, supporting the production of high-quality digital live concerts with African musicians, and capacity-building grants. Applicants must be organisations/companies based in Africa. Deadline: 26 September 2020.
Le Fonds de mobilité Caraïbes est un programme de la mission de coopération culturelle Afrique et Caraïbes de l'Institut français avec le soutien des Directions des Affaires Culturelles de la Guadeloupe, de la Martinique et de la Direction Culture, Jeunesse et Sports de la Guyane. Le fonds est ouvert aux professionnel.le.s de la culture ou les artistes résidant dans l'un des pays de la Caraïbe ou dans un des départements français d'Amérique. Date limite : 24 août 2021.
The next edition of the International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival will take place in Stuttgart 17-21 March 2021. Artists under 30 are invited to submit choreographed solo dance pieces that are under a year old and between 9 and 12 minutes long. A number of prizes will be awarded at the festival, including a residence prize and support to attend the Eastman Summer Intensive 2021 in Antwerp. Deadline: 11 November 2020.
Xi·Art Museum is a new initiative located in Lucitopia Town, Fuzhou City, Jiangxi Province, China. Among its initial activities are the Generative Project, which focuses on open, growing, and participatory art practices and field research processes. Applications are now sought from artists for the 2020-21 edition, which takes the theme ‘Fantasy Land’. The programme is open internationally to artists working in the field of contemporary art practice and natural research. 10-20 projects will be selected, with implementation dates agreed according to each proposal. Deadline: 31 July 2021.
Manorama Young Printmaker Award invites application from Indian artists under the age of 35 years residing anywhere in the world. The winner of IPMH will receive a four-week residency in the print studio at Artbuzz Studio, Delhi to develop a new body of work. The residency will take place between the months of Jan – August 2021 (unless otherwise negotiated). Deadline: 1 October 2020.
Each year an artist with an outstanding reputation is offered a residency position at Kavli Institute of Nanoscience Delft (KIND). The Artist-in-Residence fellowship offers talented artists working in the fields of conceptual art, visual art, photography, music, design, dance, film, theatre, or poetry an opportunity to work on a project within the international and interdisciplinary academic setting of KIND. The residency period will last around 3 months and must have a concrete result. Deadline: 30 September 2020.
RUK is a network of art and culture research centres at the intersection of contemporary technologies, science, and the economy. For its residency programme artists work together with a mentor within a company to explore the potential of that company’s products, projects or processes and to see how their artistic practice can help develop existing potential. Each residency lasts 2-4 weeks, with various dates available from December 2020 to May 2022, and takes place at locations in Trbovlje, Koper and Maribor in Slovenia. Deadline: 1 December 2020.
Since 2011, the Fleetstreet Theater Hamburg has – together with the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, the Hamburgische Kulturstiftung and the Rudolf Augstein Stiftung – been running a residency programme for groups of artists working across all genres by means of performative arts, visual arts, film and/or music. Residencies last 1-3 months and the next round of residencies will be awarded for the period from March 2021 to February 2022. The programme is designed to support young groups which put on productions that are suitable for smaller theatres. Deadline: 30 September 2020.
The Turin-based cultural hub officine CAOS is seeking emerging artists – from outside Italy and working in the fields of contemporary theatre and dance, performance or multimedia art – to present their work during their upcoming winter season, from January to April 2021. They particularly wish to engage with cross-disciplinary and performance art works, lasting up to 40 min. Deadline: 30 September 2020.