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START - Create Cultural Change is a capacity building and fellowship program for aspiring cultural managers in Greece. The program supports creative minds kick-starting cultural initiatives that generate a positive social impact on their local communities. By facilitating growth and exchange in the socio-cultural sector, START aims at creating new perspectives for young professionals in Greece and at fostering social cohesion in Europe. Deadline: 31 May 2017.
Tandem Europe – Social Innovation is a cross-border learning and doing programme. During their Tandem year, cultural-social initiators from all over Europe kick-start long-term collaboration with a partner from abroad. Together, they design and test new ideas by realising a pilot project for their own local environment. Eligibility is for civil society organisations, public institutions, non-profit initiatives and social enterprises that are engaged with cultural questions and innovation in their societies and are based in one of the 28 EU member states or in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia, Switzerland, Norway or Iceland. Deadline: 30 June 2017.
Actors, Musicians, Dancers, Circus Artists Wanted > International Theatre and Music Project “INSTANT ACTS against violence and racism 2017” (DE/IT)
Interkunst e.V. is looking for performers – soloists or duos, age between 18 and 30, who are involved in theatre, dance, music, circus (no aerial acts), x-sport etc. They want to create an international ensemble of 15 talented and creative people who are open for new experiences. They want to reach out a young audience and explore different aspects of violence, racism and islamophobia. Deadline (extended): 15 June 2017.
The Cultural Innovators Network currently focuses on, and is looking for organisations legally based and/or working in/with the following countries: Albania, Algeria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Montenegro, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sudan, Tunisia, Turkey. The call is open to formal and informal organisations, networks, initiatives, among others, coming from public, civil and private sectors, in the field of culture, that have experience in using participatory approaches in their organisational structure, management and/or planning, creation, implementation, and evaluation of different activities. Deadline: 11 June 2017.
Call for artists / residencies > The Spur / ETACEC 16-18 project (Euroregion and Creative Europe – Cooperation Projects)
The Spur 16/18 is a project for the creation of a European cooperation network focusing on the visual arts and creative industries. Grants are being offered for 12 artists in residence to carry out research work with particular emphasis on working and creative processes. The international professional with expert mentor residency will last two months or eight weeks and will take place in one of the network’s centres. Deadline: 31 May 2017.
The artist-in-residency programme is open to any artist, writer or researcher with a solid experience and a real motivation as to the specificity of the place. The selection will give priority to original projects that aim to be inscribed within the space of Jericho. el-Atlal, as a research residency, does not require its residents to necessarily complete their projects by the end of their stay in Jericho. However, the residents will be asked to hold open studios with the public and present their work at the end of the residency. Working and exchanging with local communities is highly encouraged. The residents must speak English, Arabic or French. Dual applications are also accepted. Deadline: 31 May 2017.
La Friche is open to all artistic projects' proposals which will be grouped and presented during the collective evenings of CHANTIERS DE LA SCENE. All performances related to clown, dance, music, theatre, musique, puppets, new circus to be set up in September 2017 are welcome. Deadline: 3 June 2017.
In partnership with Gaia Foundation, DF is offering a twelve-week residency to an artist living in Eastern Europe and of Slavic heritage. In April 2017 DF launched a new thematic programme: Collecting as Practice, and applications relating to this theme are preferred. The residency period is 8 January to 30 March 2018. Deadline: 15 June 2017.
Creative Producers International is a new world-wide talent development programme led by Watershed, which will provide fifteen Creative Producers from across the globe with the skills they need to become the city change-makers of the future. Events are planned in Bristol and Tokyo. Deadline: 5 June 2017.
IETM, International network for contemporary performing arts, is looking for a Communication Officer (maternity leave replacement) to join its team in Brussels from July 1 till November 30, 2017; July 1-31 on a part-time basis (19 hours), August 1- November 30 on full-time basis (38 hours). The ideal candidate, has a strong command of French and English (verbal and written), good knowledge of Dutch and at least 4 years of experience in communication. Deadline: 1 June 2017.
Art project 'Cartography' > Call to explore and express The Avian Kingdom through visual art (Sweden)
The vision for The Avian Kingdom is for it to become a UNESCO biosphere area and the world's first to include culture as the fourth dimension of sustainability from start. Their mission is to create art projects that demonstrate culture's importance for a sustainable development and by that, influence the process of a biosphere startup. Through ARNA's artist in residency the project CARTOGRAPHY involves 3 artists during 6 weeks to visually describe The Avian Kingdom, its nature, history or people. The results will be used as, or as starting points for, 2-4 ground breaking "visitor maps". Deadline: 16 June 2017.
The festival artistic team is looking for artists who want to push the boundaries of audience participation and set up a frame where each visitor feels challenged at his own level yet accepted in his potential entrenchments. The team is looking for works with multiple level approaches that enable the visitor to feel sufficiently at ease to step from a “classic” spectatorship to a co-author of the art work or/or even becoming the art work itself”. A particular interest is put on interactive performances, interactive art installations or interactive multidisciplinary art works. Deadline: 1 July 2017.
During the 18th TOKYO FILMeX held in November 2017, the 8th edition of the filmmaker development project “Talents Tokyo 2017″ will be conducted under the supervision of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), the Japan Foundation Asia Center and the Talents Tokyo Organizing Committee (TOKYO FILMeX), in cooperation with Berlinale Talents. Your application for Talents Tokyo will only be processed - among others- if you have an East-Asian / Southeast-Asian nationality or are residing in this region and if you have directed and/or produced max. 1-2 short and/or feature films. Deadline: 15 June 2017.
Institut Potemkin - Begehungen No 14 Arts- and culture festival > Call for entries and residency (Germany)
Under the freely interpretable guiding principle 'Institut Potemkin' the organisers are calling for applications with works of art or a concept for a four-week residency in Chemnitz. This Open Call goes out to all kinds of artistic expressions related to free artistic explorations of the mentioned topic. All works chosen by a professional jury of five will be exhibited at Kulturpalast Rabenstein for the whole festival amidst high media presence against the background of a diverse support program comprised of music, lectures and workshops. Deadline: 30 June 2017.
Climate Change Theatre Action (CCTA) is a worldwide series of readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP23 meeting chaired by Fiji and hosted in Bonn, Germany. See how you can become a collaborator before the 1st October 2017.