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The new European Media Art Platform offers residencies for media artists in the fields of digital media including Internet and computer-based artists, filmmakers, and those working in media based performance, sound or video as well as robotics or bio-art. Artists with an EU passport can apply for a two-months residency within April and August 2019 (exact timing has to be negotiated with the host) at one of the following institutions: Ars Electronica Center, Linz, Bandits Mages, Bourges, France, Foundation for Art & Creative Technology (FACT), Liverpool, UK, IMPAKT, Utrecht, Netherlands, Kontejner, Zagreb, Croatia, LaBoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Guijón, Spain, M-Cult, Helsinki, Finland, Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece, RIXC, Riga, Latvia, WRO Center for Media Art Foundation, Wroclaw, Poland and Werkleitz Centre for Media Art, Halle (Saale), Germany. Deadline: 3 December 2018.
AfrikaBurn’s annual call for creative grants to execute works of all disciplines at “Ephemeropolis” in the Tankwa Karoo, South Africa 29 April – 5 May, is currently open. Part of the international Burning Man Regional Network, AfrikaBurn is an experiment in creative community building and inventing the world anew; and invites applications from all corners of the globe and welcomes participation and collaboration within the African continent. Deadline: 28 October 2018.
Centre for Humanities Research (CHR) > University of the Western Cape (UWC) - South Africa > Fellowships
Are invited: emerging scholars in the humanities and interpretive social sciences to join a team of scholars and artists who, in conversation and collaboration, continue to contribute significantly to redefining the study of the humanities and social sciences locally and internationally. Deadline: 1 October 2018.
Located in Hyrynsalmi (Kainuu province, Finland), Mustarinda-residency offers rooms for artists, writers and researchers of varying fields. The Mustarinda Association reaches towards a post-fossil culture by combining scientific knowledge and experiential artistic activity and aims to continually reduce its carbon footprint and that of those associated with it. In keeping with this, through the AIR Open Call 2019 the organisers are attempting to promote other forms of transport than air travel. Deadline: 22 October 2018.
Through an annual open call for proposals, this programme offers curators the opportunity to undertake a residency in Sharjah and organise an exhibition to be presented at Sharjah Art Foundation. During the residency, selected curators will conduct research and receive support for travel to destinations within Air Arabia’s flight network, which operates from Sharjah to 70 cities around the world, to further their research. Deadline: 1 November 2018.
The Programme is designed to encourage foreign organisations and institutions of interest in the cultural field – both public and private – to feature Spanish or Spanish-resident artists, culture professionals and cultural creators in overseas programmes in order to enhance the international visibility, mobility and recognition of the latter, who should preferably be novel or emerging artists, professionals and creators or at an intermediate stage in their careers and in need of international exposure. Deadline: 30 September 2018.
The Fellowships are no longer framed by arts disciplinary practice but rather by the creative process, intention, and an active commitment to community engagement and dialogue. The expanded Fellowship program offers up to three years of support through the initial residency, a follow up project in the US, and subsequently a project in the Fellow’s home country. Eligible countries are: Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mongolia, Moldova, Montenegro, Palestine, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Deadline: 15 October 2018.
The Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee is now accepting entries for the 22nd Japan Media Arts Festival. All artists around the world, without distinction as to professional, amateur, independent, or commercial, are invited to submit their works to the four divisions Art, Entertainment, Animation, and Manga. Deadline: 5 October 2018.
The Tandem office in Berlin at MitOst is looking for an operations manager. He/she is the backbone of the Tandem team by being the first contact for the project managers and other team members when it comes to budgets, controlling, reporting, (grant) contracts, HR questions, office management, data security and other rules regulations. The position is a maternity leave replacement. Deadline: 4 October 2018.
China Residencies & I: project space are seeking a dedicated and aspiring arts administrator for the inaugural Residency Knowledge Fellowship. This year-long paid fellowship takes place in New York and Beijing, and will provide hands-on and theoretical training in every aspect of running an international residency program. To apply you need to be fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese (reading / writing / speaking). Deadline: 1 October 2018.
The International Residency for Animation Films allows authors to immerse themselves one month into their work without caring about material constraints in a peaceful and inspiring atmosphere and enable them to meet and exchange with other artists in residency. The residency is for authors with a project of short, medium or full lentgh animated films ; or with a project of animated film in new or hybrid formats : artistic installation, virtual reality, transmedia, video-mapping, TV series or TV special, animated documentary, etc. The residency applies particularly to projects at the stage of research, pre-development or writing (scenario, graphism, music...). Deadline: 1 November 2018.
The François Schneider Foundation has for ambition to discover, accompany and reveal new talents at the general public and to support the contemporary creation on the theme of water.Through the “Contemporary Talents” competition, created in 2011, François Schneider wants to support these creators through the acquisition of their works and through their promotion at the Foundation Contemporary Art Centre via an exhibition and the publication of a catalogue.The competition is open to artists presenting a work in one of the following disciplines: painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, photography, video or any other domain of the plastic and visual arts. Deadline: 1 November 2018.
The purpose of the fellowship is to support encounters as well as interdisciplinary exchange in the context of science, economy and art. The collaboration’s aim is not the production of a specific artistic work, but the encounter and the process of intercommunication itself. Artists from the disciplines of architecture, visual arts, performing arts, design, literature and time-based media are invited to apply. Deadline: 28 September 2018.
The Plovdiv 2019 Foundation announces an open call for last-minute projects in the official programme of Plovdiv - European Capital of Culture 2019 initiative. The procedure is aimed at allowing new concept ideas and current topical trends to fit into the four thematic platforms of the artistic programme and the project clusters that make them up. The project proposals can cover: Visual arts, Theatre, Dance, Music; Literature, Cinema, Art in public spaces, Digital arts, Design and architecture, Education and capacity development. Deadline: 15 October 2018.
Valand Academy and L’Internationale confederation of European museums wish to appoint a Managing Editor for L’Internationale online platform. The Managing Editor coordinates, both practically and strategically, a lively platform for disseminating research and opinions on art, culture and society. The position is linked to the four year programme "Our Many Europes" (EACEA 32/2017), and appointed as an Adjunct at Valand Academy for the duration. Deadline: 5 October 2018.