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STAGE Lab (Scientists, Technologists and Artists Generating Exploration) > Open call by the University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering
STAGE – Scientists, Technologists and Artists Generating Exploration – is a laboratory within the University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering, in which they create and develop original multimedia theatre work inspired by science and technology. For these fellowships, the organisers are ideally looking for people with hybrid interests and skills, especially scientists who have had some theatre experience, as well as theatre artists with an interest in science. Deadline: 21 January 2019 (First interviews are held on a rolling basis; as a general rule, therefore, applications should be submitted as early as possible).
The International Forum is a 18-day scholarship programme that promotes young theatre makers from all parts of the world. The open call is aimed at theatre makers up to the age of 35 from the fields of directing, acting, design, dramaturgy, writing, music, video, performance, choreography and other artistic disciplines. The International Forum sees itself as a platform for comprehensive theoretical and practical exchange. Deadline: 15 December 2018.
The European Diploma in Cultural Project Management is a pan-European training programme arising from the will to foster cultural diversity as well as transregional and transnational cultural exchanges. Each year, around 25 professionals from +/- 20 countries are taking part in the European Diploma. Since 1989, more than 570 cultural managers from 45 countries (from Europe mainly and the Middle East, Canada, Sénégal, etc) followed this course. The programme is supported by the Council of Europe. Deadline: 15 January 2019.
Tanzplattform Bern 2019 is an international dance festival and competition for choreographers. Selected choreographers should guarantee their availability to perform the submitted piece during the Tanzplattform Bern / 20-22 June 2019. Deadline: 10 December 2018.
The Prince Claus Fund’s Ticket Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners by covering travel costs, in particular for artists and cultural practitioners living in Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, non-EU Balkans and non-EU Eastern Europe who wish to travel within these areas. Note from the Prince Claus Fund: the Mobility Fund will open again at the end of February 2019 and you are welcome to submit your application after that date.
This program aims to support the development of professionals specializing in the study of Japanese art by providing an opportunity for curators and researchers from abroad to conduct research in Japan, and by so doing, promote the study of the field and the introduction of Japanese art overseas. Deadline: 3 December 2018.
IRCAM's Artistic Research Residency Programme offers artists of all disciplines the opportunity to collaborate with one or more IRCAM research teams as part of a residency that can be extended in a partner institution. IRCAM is partnering with Zentrum für Kunst und Medien (ZKM), Karlsruhe, Germany and Société des Arts Technologiques (SAT), Montreal, Canada, for the 11th edition of its Artistic Research Residency Programme. This year a special track is dedicated to orchestration and artificial intelligence.Deadline: 21 November 2018.
The new European Media Art Platform offers residencies for media artists in the fields of digital media including Internet and computer-based artists, filmmakers, and those working in media based performance, sound or video as well as robotics or bio-art. Artists with an EU passport can apply for a two-months residency within April and August 2019 (exact timing has to be negotiated with the host) at one of the following institutions: Ars Electronica Center, Linz, Bandits Mages, Bourges, France, Foundation for Art & Creative Technology (FACT), Liverpool, UK, IMPAKT, Utrecht, Netherlands, Kontejner, Zagreb, Croatia, LaBoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Guijón, Spain, M-Cult, Helsinki, Finland, Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece, RIXC, Riga, Latvia, WRO Center for Media Art Foundation, Wroclaw, Poland and Werkleitz Centre for Media Art, Halle (Saale), Germany. Deadline: 3 December 2018.
This is an international open call for the 9th France + Singapore Photographic Arts Award (FSPAA), an award that aims to feature French and Singaporean professional artists. Providing a platform to showcase their creative talents to an international audience, this award raises awareness of the experimental and emerging styles of photographic art. It is also organized to promote the exchange of artistic knowledge, experiences, and ideas between the artists from France and Singapore. Deadline: 30 November 2018.
Culture Resource > Wijhat (Destinations) > International mobility fund for artists and cultural actors
Wijhat (Destinations) is a program developed by Culture Resource while merging the Mawa3eed and Tajwaal programs. It is designed to serve artists and cultural actors in the Arab region by offering grants of up to 8,000 US Dollars to support travel both within and outside the Arab region, thereby enabling the grantees to present their works to new audiences and to engage in new and diverse inter- and intra-Arab cultural exchange experiences. Applications are accepted throughout the year, but there are specific times for evaluating the applications and announcing the grantees.
TelepART Mobility Support promotes opportunities for performing artists to travel and perform internationally. It is a light micro-funding format aimed for emerging and semi-established professional artists. Run by the Finnish Cultural Institutes, the platform hopes to generate more cultural exchange opportunities between Finland and the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Estonia, Germany Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland. Ongoing deadlines.
SAC International Curatorial Residency Program 2019 is the residency program at Barcelona’s Sant Andreu Contemporani, in collaboration with Fabra i Coats - Fàbrica de Creació and Institut Ramon Llull, available to international curators. As part of the program, the organisers are announcing an open call for proposals to choose an international curator who will be part of the Miquel Casablancas Prize for the Visual Arts’ jury in 2019, and will later develop a curatorial project with a selection of Catalan artists chosen from applicants to the prize. Deadline: 10 January 2019.
Much awaited by artists and cultural professionals, the survey’s findings should serve to inform policy decision makers and send an empowering message to the global community– one that allows future generations of creators to make a living from their work. The findings of the survey will be presented by the UNESCO Director-General to the 40th session of the General Conference in Autumn 2019. Deadline: 23 November 2018
Soulangh Artist Village arose from the former Jiali Sugar Factory. The Soulangh Artist Village’s revitalized Japanese era sugar refinery warehouses successfully merge historic architecture with modern design in an area rich in history, culture and agriculture. SAV takes as its theme the concept of ‘Site-Specific Art’. The artworks should respond to the Soulangh Artist Village’s environment, including the warehouses, corridors, the railway landscape, the children’s museum, and either the indoor or the outdoor spaces. Artists into interdisciplinary art, visual art, performance and photography can apply before the 16th of December 2018.
Reaction of the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts > European Commission’s proposal for the EU future budget
The Alliance argues for a long-term, considerable and balanced funding of the cultural and arts sectors at the EU level, allowing for sustainable development and ensuring their crucial role in the revitalisation of Europe. On the Move together with other networks and organisations is part of the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts. Read and share the statement!