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Teatre Lliure / Nowy Teatr > Opportunity for a Performing Arts Research Project Between Poland and Catalonia
Teatre Lliure in Barcelona and Nowy Teatr International Cultural Centre in Warsaw are looking for a research project in tangential fields of the performing arts that could be fuelled by the interaction between Poland and Catalonia, Spain. One applicant will be chosen from Catalonia and one from Poland to collaborate with residencies in the two regions in March and April 2022. Deadline: 18 April 2021.
Post Social Media Club > Collaborative Research Project for Artists from Sweden, Greece, Serbia, France and Turkey (Online / Sweden)
The Post Social Media Club is a collaborative research project that explores and speculates on alternative digital futures. Multidisciplinary artists from Sweden, Greece, Serbia, France and Turkey can apply to participate in a series of expert-led design masterclasses, followed by a week-long production-based residency/hackathon, and ending in five simultaneous exhibitions across Europe showcasing alternative futures. Activities run May - September 2021. Deadline: 26 April 2021.
UNESCO / European Union > Transcultura Opportunity for Caribbean Musicians and Music Professionals (Portugal)
Transcultura, a Programme funded by the European Union, will support three selected music projects (either individuals, duets or bands) to attend the next edition of WOMEX, to be held in the city of Porto, Portugal from 26-31 October 2021. Applicants must be from the 17 Member States of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Caribbean Forum (CARIFORUM) and the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). Deadline: 13 April 2021.
The cultural project Dekoloniale Memory Culture in the City is inviting artists, architects, designers, writers, and urban practitioners to apply for a residency in Berlin. Applicants are invited to uncover and transform historical colonial stratifications and dominant narratives in Berlin's public space as well as traces of its preceding histories of involvement in the European trade of enslaved Africans. Two selected residents are expected to develop a collaborative work within the period of August - October 2021. Deadline: 23 April 2021.
Kai Art Center’s core programme, the Kai Residency, invites curators and writers from Nordic and Baltic states to apply for its 2021 residency programme. The residency provides the opportunity for selected participants to live and work in Tallinn for two to four weeks while being immersed in the city’s dynamic art scene. The residency will take place between June and December 2021. Deadline: 30 April 2021.
MAGENTA / Kaunas 2022 > Open Call for Festival of Landscape Design and Environmental Art (Lithuania)
The landscape design festival MAGENTA will take place in Kaunas, Lithuania, 9-25 September 2022. MAGENTA aims at actualising landscape design and environmental art, enhancing the role of green spaces in shaping our urban environment while promoting interdisciplinary public art. Project proposals are sought for the 2022 edition of the festival, which is dedicated to tactical urbanism. Deadline: 18 April 2021.
KÖR – Kunst im öffentlichen Raum > Open Call for ‘The Weather of Tomorrow’, Projects on Climate in and for Floridsdorf (Austria)
KÖR - Kunst im öffentlichen Raum is inviting artists, architects, urban designers, landscape architects, cultural creatives and initiatives as well as interested local residents and groups to propose projects addressing the subject of ‘The Weather of Tomorrow’ in Vienna’s Floridsdorf district centre. The call has the objective of stimulating, emphasising, and improving the use of public spaces, of squares and streets in the Floridsdorf district centre throughout the year, in summer and winter. The maximum running time for temporary projects is twelve months, and all projects selected will be implemented in 2022. Deadline: 15 May 2021.
POLDRA – Public Sculpture Project Viseu promotes site-specific contemporary public art / art in public space. This open call (with a focus on sculpture) seeks proposals for works designed specifically for the Mata do Fontelo (Viseu, Portugal) and reflecting on the subject of art in public space. POLDRA’s 2021 edition will be inaugurated in October 2021 and the selected proposals must be installed and on site up to 5 days before the inauguration date (to be determined). Deadline: 18 April 2021.
The fifth edition of Appel d'Air - Arras Biennial of Contemporary Art will take place 1-3 April 2022 with the theme of ‘attention to the living’. Professional artists and young creators of all disciplines from the euro-region are invited to propose projects for presentation at the festival. Deadline: 15 May 2021.
Room to Bloom > Open Call for Young Artists with a Feminist, Ecological and/or Postcolonial Art Practice (Online / Italy, Ukraine, Poland, Greece)
The Room to Bloom platform will collectively select a group of 100 emerging feminist artists to participate in a mix of trainings, workshops and talks throughout the year. Programme activities run mostly online June - November 2021. Selected participants will also be offered the possibility to propose works for production (15 works selected) later this year, to be presented during international events and exhibitions (Palermo, Kyiv Biennale, Warszawa Biennale, AthenSyn Festival). Deadline: 23 April 2021.
Innopraktika & Russian Seasons School is an international education project aimed at acquainting foreign art students with Russia and promoting intercultural dialogue between representatives of different countries, artistic views, and aesthetic traditions. A Choreography session runs 1-25 July 2021 and a Music Session from 1-21 July 2021, both in St Petersburg, and open to professional artists in the relevant disciplines. The sessions are open to participants aged 21-35, except for part of the Choreography Session which is for ages 18-30. Deadline: 5 April 2021 (Choreography Session) & 15 April 2021 (Music Session).
Don Sen Folo a ouvert en 2020, un lieu de résidence artistique, le Don Sen Folo – LAB, sur deux hectares, dans le village de Bancoumana à 50 km de Bamako. Cet espace peut recevoir des artistes pour leur travail de recherche, d’expérimentation et de création. Les conditions principales de la résidence sont notamment de : Présenter un projet de création chorégraphique en espace public, Proposer un projet engagé dans une approche artistique contextuelle, avec ou pour la population locale, Être âgé.e de moins de 35 ans, Être ressortissant.e d’un pays d’Afrique et résider en Afrique. Date limite : 26 avril 2021.
PimOff Theatre > Citofonare PimOff Residency Programme for Contemporary Dance and Performance (Italy)
Citofonare PimOff is a residency programme in support of national and international choreographic and performative research. It supports dance and performance projects which are in their creation phase and have never been publicly presented in their final form. PimOff will provide selected artists a residency, lasting a maximum of two weeks, from February to June 2022 at PimOff Theatre in Milan. Deadline: 30 April 2021.
M/other becomings is a collaboration between Laboratory for Aesthetics and Ecology (DK), The Association for Arts and Mental Health (DK), Kultivator (SE), Art Lab Gnesta (SE), and Bioart Society (FI). This open call is searching for artwork production proposals that explore reproductive futures and how life sciences transform and challenge our ideas and possibilities of reproduction and the maternal. The final work will be included in the m/other becomings exhibition during spring 2022 in Helsinki. Artists, researchers and practitioners can apply as individuals or as working groups. Deadline: 30 April 2021.
Elevsis European Capital of Culture > Open Call for Artistic Programme ‘Mysteries of Transition’ (Greece)
In 2023 the city of Elevsis will host the title of the European Capital of Culture (ECoC), presenting a multifaceted programme entitled ‘MYSTERIES of TRANSITION’. The organisers are calling for project proposals across all disciplines, from small-scale to large-scale, for new projects/actions to take place during 2022 and 2023. Deadline (extended): 12 April 2021.