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Harvard University > 2021-22 Mahindra Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellow in Migration and the Humanities (USA)
The Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University invites applications for one-year postdoctoral fellowships in connection with the Center’s Andrew W. Mellon Foundation seminar on the topic of migration and the humanities. Applications are welcomed from scholars in all fields whose work innovatively engages with migration and the humanities. If awarded a fellowship, the term of appointment is 1 September 2021 – 31 August 2022. Deadline: 6 November 2020.
Camargo Foundation's Core Programme awards 18 international fellowships in the Arts and Humanities, supporting research and experimentation that challenge the borders of academic and artistic inquiry while promoting cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural exchange. The Camargo Foundation prizes diversity and welcomes applicants from all countries and nationalities, representing a broad range of creative thought and practice. Three main categories are available (scholars, thinkers and artists) and several subcategories for artists’ applications. Residencies span 6 to 11 weeks, with dates available in autumn 2021 and spring 2022. Deadline: 1 October 2020.
TaDA – Textile and Design Alliance is a cultural promotion programme. Its goal is to promote artistic dialogue with the eastern Swiss textile and design culture and thus strengthen regional identity. Each year, TaDA offers a work stay in Switzerland to six to eight national and international personalities. The residents develop innovative projects in the fields of art, design, architecture, literature, the performing arts or in transdisciplinary contexts. The upcoming residency periods are April to June 2021 and September to November 2021. Deadline: 4 October 2020.
L’Office franco-allemand pour la Jeunesse (OFAJ), qui souhaite soutenir les jeunes dans leurs espoirs et leur enthousiasme pour l'Europe, lance, dans le cadre de la présidence allemande du Conseil de l'UE, l’appel à projets « (Jeunes et) plein d’Europe ! ». Différents sujets peuvent être couverts: le développement durable, culture et sport, crise de la covid-19, une expérience et un défi européens etc. Date limite : 30 novembre 2020.
Fondation Thalie (based in Ixelles, Belgium) has opened applications for a 2021 research residency for visual arts and creative writing. The programme is open to visual artists, authors, poets, videographers, or performers, living outside Belgium. Residencies last one month and take place in the period February-June 2021. This open call is for artists (already represented by a gallery) and writers (having already been published) without limits on age or nationality. Deadline: 15 October 2020.
Arttrain, a Danish NGO promoting the use of art as a tool for learning motivation, are looking for newly educated artists (all disciplines) aged 18-30 who are interested in being part of a long-term project. After a training week in Finland (23-30 January 2021) and rehearsals in Denmark (19 April - 3 May 2021), the project will tour around The Baltic Sea (4-18 May 2021). The call is open to artists from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal and Sweden. Deadline: 1 October 2020.
Located in Espoo, Finland, Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. The university are seeking two artists and a scientist to work together in the Aalto Biofilia – A Base for Biological Arts in the Aalto University, Finland for a four-week period in February-March 2021. Applications are welcomed from artists and scientists, as a duo, as a group, or individually. Deadline: 30 September 2020.
ARAK Collection, based in Doha, Qatar, is inviting applications from curators from Sub-Saharan Africa. This is an opportunity for young and mid-career contemporary art curators to be selected for their annual Curatorial Residency Fellowship Programme, based at their Collection Exhibition and Research Space in Doha, Qatar. Deadline: rolling.
Re-FREAM > Call for Artists and Designers Working in Textile Fashion (Germany, Austria, Spain / Online)
Re-FREAM is a research project that invites artists and designers to connect with scientists on common ground to rethink the manufacturing process of the fashion industry. Over a nine-month period (January – September 2021), hybrid teams will embark on a co-research and co-creation journey across three thematic hubs: additive manufacturing (Hub Linz), smart textiles (Hub Berlin) and sustainable finishing (Hub Valencia). The goal is to develop new concepts for the future of fashion by means of new processes and aesthetics that are inclusive and sustainable. Applicants must be a SME (under the EU definition), a start-up, self-employed or professional freelancers legally established as a business under the national law and based in an EU member state or an associated country of the H2020 and Kosovo. Deadline: 30 September 2020.
Every two years, the Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Award is granted to artists who make significant use of glass in their work. In addition to a grant, the winners for the 2021 Awards will be invited to a ceremony in Dusseldorf in spring 2021. Award winners should not be older than 40 years. Deadline: 11 October 2020.
En el marco del proyecto “Laboratorio de Interactividad Corporal”, cheLA en colaboración con REMAP/UCLA y gracias al apoyo del Programa Iberescena invita a participar a un grupo interdisciplinario de creadores, de una residencia destinada a la formación, investigación y realización de una obra que vincule las artes escénicas y performáticas con las artes tecnológico-interactivas. Dirigida a creadores/as de las artes performáticas (danza, teatro), multimediales, manejo de hardware y software, programación, videomapping, robótica y otros; que sean mayores de 18 años y tengan residencia en cualquiera de los siguientes países: Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, España, México, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú o Uruguay. Fecha límite: 25 Julio de 2020.
The impuls International Composition Competition is a biennial competition that commissions new works for ensemble by young composers. The selected composers will be invited to take part in the impuls Composition Workshop in Vienna and Graz, as well as to the premiere of their new pieces within the impuls Academy and Festival in Graz in 2023. The competition is open internationally, but applicants must not have been born before 1986. Deadline: 15 October 2020.
Mophradat creates opportunities for artists from the Arab world through an inventive approach to funding, commissioning, collaborating, and gathering. Grants can be used to pursue threads of research, stage an event, make new work, publish, travel, take part in a residency or workshop, or present an exhibition or performance. Applicants must come from the field of contemporary arts (all disciplines are welcome). Activities or projects can take place anywhere in the world, but must be by artists or arts practitioners from or living in the Arab world, and/or engaged with the Arab world. Deadline: 1 October 2020.
First organised in 2011, the Lih Pao International Sculpture Biennial Awards returns in 2021 and invites sculptors from around the world to submit work on the theme of Infinity. Applications are evaluated in multiple rounds, with a number of the eventual prize winners invited to attend the final ceremony in Taipei. Participants must be under the age of 50, and the submitted work must be created out of materials suitable for permanent exhibition. Deadline: 30 October 2020.
The 12th International Obernkirchen Sculptor Symposium will take place in 2021. Approximately ten artists from all over the world will be invited to work with the world famous obernkirchen sandstone. Artists will arrive on 29 August 2021 and leave on 13 September 2021. Deadline: 31 October 2020.