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Fundación Casa Wabi and ArtReview are pleased to announce an open-call residency prize for artists wishing to stay in Oaxaca for the month of July 2019. Applications must detail a project that engages with or benefits the local community in Puerto Escondido, Mexico. Applications are welcome from all artists, irrespective of background, age, nationality or career. A maximum of two artists can apply together if they work collaboratively. Deadline: 30 August 2018.
EuroStrings has developed a scholarship programme for students from lower income backgrounds to enable them participation in international guitar competitions and masterclasses that mostly require a payment fee. EuroStrings is acknowledging financial situation of many young guitar players and with this programme supporting them in their further international education. Deadline: 1 August 2018 (for the London Guitar Festival)
Residency for musicians at Le Confort Moderne (France) and a residency for a curator at Capacete (Brazil)
These residencies with Mophradat are open for musicians/curators from the Arab world. Le Confort Moderne has been exploring independent music and contemporary art production for thirty-two years, gaining international recognition for its concerts, exhibitions, encounters, and artistic innovation. Capacete is a residency program that has been active for twenty years, aiming to set up situations and develop strategies that offer concrete and real alternatives to the unstable field of art. Deadlines: 30 August (France) and 14 September (Brazil).
Visual arts, Design, Urban art or Video – the artistic potential has no limitations at BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER. The organisers are looking for artists who knowingly work at the interfaces between art and creative industries, whose works blur boundaries of traditional forms of expression. Since its beginning in 2010, BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER emphasizes interdisciplinarity, power of innovation, courage and progressiveness. Deadline: 31 July 2018.
This festival is composed of five intense days of exhibitions, performances, concerts, debates, workshops and socializing, with several events that will last till the end of October. The call is open to producers, programmers, art directors, curators and journalists. Deadline: 26 July 2018.
Much awaited by artists and cultural professionals, the survey’s findings should serve to inform policy decision makers and send an empowering message to the global community– one that allows future generations of creators to make a living from their work. The findings of the survey will be presented by the UNESCO Director-General to the 40th session of the General Conference in Autumn 2019. Deadline: 23 November 2018
V4@THEATRE CRITICS RESIDENCY is a creative platform for young theatre critics who will, under the leadership of world-renowned theatre theorist Patrice Pavis (France), attend the 27th edition of the Divadelná Nitra Festival. Countries of selection are: Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine: 2 participants and Moldova, Serbia: 1 participant. Professional theatre critics up to 35 years of age – citizen of one of the countries involved in the project can apply. Deadline: 31 July 2018.
The Global Fellowship Program provides access to ISPA's extensive international network of arts professionals to emerging and mid-career leaders from around the globe. Participants join the ISPA membership and attend the New York ISPA Congress where they engage in the development and exchange of ideas with leaders from some of the world's most significant arts organizations, increase their industry knowledge and resources through educational opportunities, and share their experience with their communities. Deadline: 20 July 2018.
"Europe in Perspective: International Co-operation in Cultural Learning" > Open call for training (Germany, Hungary and Greece)
The training brings together pairs of artists/cultural practitioners and teachers from a variety of European countries and focuses on topics related to diversity and intercultural learning (in a European and transnational context). Through exploring and reflecting one’s own position and attitude towards the project related topics, the training will provide insights and understandings which participating pairs will be able to apply in the course of their general professional practice. Deadline: 3 September 2018.
2019 will mark the 3rd year of the Mobility First! travel grant and after 2 full years (2017-2018) of funding the grant solely through the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), ASEF is now looking to have funding partners to join them in strongly supporting cultural mobility, and thereby increasing the number of artists and cultural professionals supported by the grant. The researcher who will do this feasibility study, will ideally have proven business development or fundraising experience. Deadline: 31 July 2018.
This PARSE research trajectory focuses on these complex entanglements and confrontations of human mobility (especially that of migrants and refugees) with states and the proliferation of market-based actors (from “smugglers” to private security enterprises), and how these encounters both facilitate and restrict the mobilities of people and their knowledge and values. The editors welcome contributions exploring the embodied, affective, performative, material, visual, and spatial politics of cross-border human mobilities, through arts/design as well as other disciplines and practices. Deadline: 13 October 2018.
M+ and Design Trust are pleased to announce that the M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship 2019 has expanded to award two separate fellowships. One fellowship will support a research project focused on Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta region in an Asian or global context, and the second fellowship will support a research project related to Asia more broadly, closely in line with the curatorial position of the Hong Kong–based institution M+. Deadline: 13 August 2018.
This opportunity will enable an early or mid-career artist based the Philippines to undertake a fully-funded residency at Gasworks in London from 7 January to 25 March 2019. Gasworks’ residencies are opportunities for self-led professional development, artistic exchange and experimentation. Deadline: 24 July 2018.
The Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB) – as an exhibition showcasing the present and trends of global ceramics and acting as a gateway for newly emerging artists to acquire a presence in the global art scene – will offer diversified support programs that will help artists expand their worldview. Artists from all parts of the world are welcome to submit works, both artistic and practical, made from clay (ceramics) or made with the theme of clay (ceramics). Deadline for applications: 1-31 October 2018.
Culture at Work Africa – Promoting the Public Value of Culture for Social Cohesion and Urban Development in Africa > First call for proposals
Culture at Work Africa – Promoting the Public Value of Culture for Social Cohesion and Urban Development in Africa is looking to support innovative on-the-ground projects aiming at developing safe and neutral spaces for intercultural dialogue and at promoting active citizenship and intercommunity relations. For the purpose of this call, applications are eligible when presented by organizations (not-for-profit/profit; public/private) legally registered in one of the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Deadline: 21 September 2018.