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Federation for European Storytelling > Open call for Young Storytellers (Residencies in Norway, Belgium and Portugal)
FEST is looking for Young Storytellers (18-29 years old) for residencies at 3 international Storytelling festivals in Norway, Belgium and Portugal. Under the guidance of an expert you will be able to explore the festival, participate in training workshops, exchange ideas and experiences with other storytellers and broaden your international network. Deadline: 9 March 2018.
L'ECHANGEUR22 will host 4 residents simultaneously 3 artists minimum and one author or curator or critic. Candidates from France, Japan and Brazil will be selected. The residency is for professional, established or young artists in the following disciplines: Digital/sound art, visual art, art criticism/curators. Deadline (extended): 4 March 2018.
The 3rd edition of the Producers’ Academy proposes a global reflection on how professional producers can deploy their skills as cultural ambassadors. Throughout the programme mixing workshops, case studies and round tables, participants will be invited to question their own practice through several philosophical and political filters. This year, the sector will be specifically approached through the prism of care, one of the fundamental concept of feminism. Deadline: 1 April 2018 (for applicants needing a Schengen visa, the preferable deadline is 15 March 2018).
Amarre, in French, means mooring line: rope, cable or chain by which a boat is attached to the shore or to an anchor. AMARRE aims to connect forcibly displaced artists (or artists in exile) to their host communities. It is a residency programme that provides a safe working space for the selected artists to develop their projects and share them with the local audience, as well as connect them to the professional networks in their new environments. There are currently two remaining open calls for Lebanon (1 March) and Belgium (1 May). The call in Lebanon is open to artists 1) of Syrian origin 2) currently in exile 3) in Lebanon. The call in Belgium is open to artists 1) of Syrian origin 2) currently in exile 3) in Belgium or the Netherlands or Luxemburg.
Like, réseau européen de 110 collectivités territoriales réparties sur 28 pays, travaillant spécifiquement sur les questions de politiques culturelles (structure associative loi 1901) est en période de restructuration et de développement. En 2017 et 2018, le réseau LiKE s'est lancé dans un processus de redéfinition de ses orientations et moyens d'action, qui se terminera lors d'une AG élective à Paris, FR, fin juin 2018. Il est prévu notamment une restructuration du secrétariat, une redéfinition des valeurs du réseau, l'audit de ses partenariats, le développement et la diversification de ses ressources, la mise en place et l'animation de nouveaux groupes de travail. LiKE recrute « un.e coordinateur.rice du réseau européen ». Date limite : 1er mars 2018.
La plateforme Tour Manager pour postuler pour une tournée dans le réseau des 15 Alliances françaises en Chine est ouverte du 15 février au 31 mai 2018.
The call is open to artists, performing arts professionals (music, dance, theater ...), organizations or cultural associations, places of diffusion and festivals. Artists and cultural operators must be based on the African continent. The projects must be related to Morocco because the fund is Moroccan (from Morocco to a continental country or vice versa). L'appel est ouvert aux artistes, professionnels du spectacle vivant (musique, danse, théâtre...), une organisation ou une association culturelle, un lieu de diffusion, un festival. Les artistes et opérateurs culturels doivent être résidents sur le continent africain. Les projets doivent être en lien avec le Maroc car le fonds est marocain (du Maroc vers un pays du continent ou inversement). 28.2.2018.
The tasks of the Designer in Residence include (1) facilitating the launch of Aalto wide educational design offering, (2) strengthening design thinking within university leadership and services, (3) supporting executive design education, and (4) integrating design in Aalto’s partnering practices. Deadline: 28 February 2018.
Applications are invited for an International Fellowship for early to mid-career urban scholars from the Global South, on any theme pertinent to a better understanding of urban realities in the Global South. The Fellowship covers the costs of a sabbatical period at a university of the candidate’s choice in the Global North or South for the purpose of writing up the candidate’s existing research findings in the form of publishable articles or a book under the guidance of a chosen mentor in their field of study. Funding is available for a period ranging between 3-9 months. Deadline: 27 April 2018.
Open Call for the International Theatre and Music Project “INSTANT ACTS against Violence and Racism 2018” (Germany)
Interkunst e.V., located in Berlin, is looking for young performing artists for their upcoming theatre and music tour "INSTANT ACTS against violence and racism". The project takes place in Germany and Italy (South Tyrol) and is from September 2nd until November 2nd, 2018. The organisers are looking for performers - soloists or duos, between 18 and 30, who are involved in theatre, dance, music, circus (no aerial acts), x-sport, etc. Deadline: 30 April 2018.
“Transgressing boundaries” is the motto of the 2018 course programme. 18 courses – 17 in Hohensalzburg Fortress and one in the Kiefer quarry in Fürstenbrunn – take diverse approaches to topical questions of art production, encompassing all media and going beyond them. Thus students may make their way from painting to sound (song), from performance to installation, from photography to film and video, or they may concentrate entirely on stone sculpture or miniature painting, or combine a number of artistic approaches in explorations culminating in a shared polyphonic city walk. Deadline: 2 May 2018 (3 April for the grants).
Re-Imagine Europe is a four-year project aimed at responding to the urgent social and political challenges currently facing the continent. Rising nationalism, climate change and migration are drawing European countries apart, while technological advances continue to change the ways that we interact, urging us to explore new modes of operation. Funded by Creative Europe, the project involves artistic residencies, commissions, workshops and symposia, using art to empower a young generation of digitally connected Europeans to explore new ideas. The organisers are looking for an intern to support the communication and project management. The interns needs to be based in Amsterdam or its surroundings. Deadline: 1 March 2018.
UNESCO is launching a call for expression of interest to solicit specialists from the Asia-Pacific region to join the community of practice on the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. Targeting mid-career experts, UNESCO will organize a 5-day training in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from 11 to 15 June 2018, with the support of the Korean Government. Its aim will be to share knowledge on the Convention, raise awareness about opportunities from ratifying and implementing the Convention, facilitate networking, and to encourage future cooperation with UNESCO. Deadline: 5 March 2018.
La Fondation pour l’art contemporain a initié depuis 2015 un programme de résidence sous la forme d’un prix (Salomon Foundation Residency Award) à Brooklyn, USA, en partenariat avec l’International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP). Ce programme permet à un/e artiste de moins de 35 ans issu/e d’un des pays membres de l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie, de bénéficier d’une résidence de 6 mois à New-York. Date limite : 20 avril 2018.
LabexMed is a Laboratory for Excellence in Mediterranean Studies. Coordinated by the Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l’Homme in Aix-en-Provence (France), it has the ambition of moving further along the path towards pluridisciplinary and integrated research on the Mediterranean, while building on the strength of its partner units’ disciplines (archaeology, history, anthropology, sociology, geography, political sciences, economics, law, philosophy, epistemology) by encouraging the dialogue between human and social sciences (HSS) and the earth, life and environmental sciences, throughout any time and geographical scales. The program is open to teams composed of 2 to 5 persons including artist(s) and researcher(s). Deadline: 25 April 2018.