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FRIDAY ISLAND is looking for artists (from Luxembourg and abroad) working in any medium (performing arts, fine arts, video/film, literature, etc.) for its next event, February 23rd, 2018 – Theme: FREEDOM OF THE BODY. Deadline: 22 December 2017.
The two calls are for Modern Artistic Latin Performances and Siglo de Oro Period Theatrical Performances. The Festival brings theatre companies from all over the world to perform works from the 16th and 17th centuries, known as the Golden Age of Spanish art and culture; however, this year the organisers are expanding the festival to include modern works. Deadline: 15 December 2017.
CircusNext PlaTForm est un dispositif de soutien pour les auteurs émergents de cirque contemporain en Europe. Les candidats doivent être résidents en France et monter la production de leur spectacle principalement en France, ne pas être en formation en école de cirque, ne pas avoir déjà été lauréat d’une précédente opération Jeunes Talents Cirque / CircusNext, être en mesure de présenter une maquette de leur projet lors de la semaine de sélection et être disponibles pour la semaine de sélection et les présentations publiques au TCI à Paris. Date limite: 4 décembre 2017.
Bridge between European Culture Centres (BECC) is an ENCC training, exchange and mentoring programme dedicated to staff members of cultural centres. It aims to facilitate their international work experience and thus the acquisition of new competences and skills, crucial for providing better services to their community and audiences. The topic of ENCC flagship training and staff exchange programme this year: “Cultural management & the digital shift. Using the digital process for outreach and increased participation.” Deadline: 23 December 2017.
A 12-week part time paid internship at Beurschouwburg initiated and supported by Mophradat. The applicant (based in Brussels for one year at least) should have at least 3 years of experience in a field of contemporary (performing) arts. Deadline: 3 December 2017.
The French Artist in Residence - FAR Bundanon-Australia program is open to individual arts professionals who are French citizens but not residents in Australia. Are particularly encouraged to apply artists from New Caledonia and French Polynesia to apply. The residency is for artists working in all disciplines: film-makers, visual artists, writers, performers, producers, directors, composers, new media artists and curators. It can be for research and development or for the creation of new work. Deadline: 11 December 2017.
La Petite Escalère et voyons voir | art contemporain et territoire > Résidence croisée art contemporain et paysage (France)
La Petite Escalère et voyons voir | art contemporain et territoire lancent un appel à candidature pour une résidence croisée au printemps 2018 dont l’objectif est l’exploration de deux territoires marqués par la prégnance de l’eau en tant qu’élément naturel structurant du paysage et de l’activité humaine. Il s’agit de proposer à un artiste de découvrir et interroger deux sites, dans leurs différences et leurs rapprochements - histoires, paysages, usages et pratiques - comme deux défis, deux terres d’imaginaire et de création. Date limite: 26 novembre 2017.
Workshop on World Heritage, Sustainable Development and Civil Society (Belgium) > Call for participants
This workshop aims to identify concrete approaches and models to implement the UNESCO policy on sustainable development and World Heritage, through a workshop involving civil society. This workshop also aims to find innovative ways of involving civil society to help implement the policy. This workshop is open to activists, members of civil society, academics and professionals with expertise in sustainable development or cultural and natural heritage, or people with expertise and interests in social, economic or environmental issues. Deadline: 6 December 2017.
The Gonzervatory, an 8-day residential music performance workshop, is open to every musician 18 or older, from all parts of the world who write and perform their own materials regardless of experiences, language and instrument (composing instrumentalists, singer-songwriters, rappers, producers…). Deadline: 1 December 2017.
Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives - Central european University > Aaron Swartz Fellowship (Hungary)
The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives (Blinken OSA) at Central european University, one of the initiators of the open Access movement awards a fellowship each year either to an unconventional technology expert early in his/her career, or a scholar or activist working at the intersection of humanities, social sciences and technology studies or technological solutions. Deadline: 31 December 2017.
With the Vilém Flusser Residency Programme for Artistic Research the organisers are calling for artistic research projects that actively explore the capabilities and limitations of transdisciplinary and transmedial situations in contemporary culture. We therefore understand artistic research as an exploration of the links between aesthetics, materiality, and politics. In the selection process, special priority will be given to young and/or emerging artist-researchers. Deadline: 30 November 2017.
Productions should be of newly commissioned and as yet unstaged work or of recently composed or rediscovered work. The creative teams should bring together emerging artists of different nationalities and disciplines (composers, librettists, stage directors, choreographers, stage directors, costume designers, etc.). Preference will go towards new opera and ballet creations by emerging artists. The lead company needs to be a FEDORA member. Deadline: 15 December 2017.
The objective of the International Award 'UCLG – Mexico City – Culture 21' is, to recognise leading cities and individuals that have distinguished themselves through their contribution to culture as a key dimension in sustainable cities. Deadline: 16 March 2018.
Gender equality has a universally recognized benefit for people. However, our visual references (media, advertisements, movies, …), are still full of sexist stereotypes and vividly illustrate the depth of stereotypes permeating our contemporary civilization. Yet everyone have much to gain equality of all people, genders and sexes. The workshop in Brivezac, France, April 30 – May 14 2018, will invite youth workers and artists to lend their support to involve youth for gender equity. The organisers are looking for activists, educators, youth workers, writers and visual artists – artivists, particularly from France, Poland, Turkey, Bulgaria and Portugal. Deadline: 20 December 2017.
Within the recently inaugurated international residency program, MNAC Bucharest -The National Museum of Contemporary Art of Romania relaunches its annual call for proposals, addressing experts in the visual culture, who are seeking to work in and around the museum for a time frame spanning from 3 to 6 months. The museum is looking for international curators with a broad crosscultural vision, manifesting an interest in Eastern and Central European Art, with good command of English and good communication skills. Team work or at least a close exchange between residents is preferred. Deadline: 7 January 2018.