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Flekkefjord is a small town in the south of Norway. In 2020, it will hold the fifth edition of its street arts festival, and the organisers are looking for a street artist to work on the wall of a tower in the town. The artist is expect to arrive from 1 June 2020. Work needs to be completed 5 June, and then the festival begins on the 6th. The theme for the project is ‘Change’. Deadline: 10 April 2020.
L’Art Rue, a Tunisian association carrying out citizens’ and innovative art projects in public spaces, is offering two residency sessions for artists of any discipline from the Middle East and Africa. The first will take place from September to December 2020, and the second from January to April 2021. Regardless of which session(s) artists attend, all successful applicants must also participate in a thinking laboratory, taking place 5-18 October 2020. Deadline: 20 April 2020 (sessions 1 & 2) / 30 June 2020 (session 2 only).
The Curatorial Intensive South Asia is a fully-funded fellowship programme in the field of curatorial practices relevant to South Asia in the visual arts. The programme consists of a two-week residential course in Delhi, India in July 2020 followed by an exhibition curated by the Fellows late in 2020. Open to applicants residing in South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, India, Iran, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka). Deadline: 15 April 2020.
Le Fondation Salomon Residency Award permet à un/une artiste de moins de 35 ans issu/e d’un pays membre de l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie, de bénéficier d’une résidence de 6 mois à New-York (de 2 janvier au 30 juin 2021). Date limite : 26 avril 2020.
Le Centre international d’art et du paysage de l’île de Vassivière et le Chalet Mauriac lancent ensemble un appel à candidatures pour un travail de création et de recherche s'inscrivant dans les problématiques actuelles de rapport à l’environnement et l’écologie. Ils invitent un(e) artiste et un(e) scientifique (naturaliste, biologiste, ethnologue, anthropologue, géographe…) à postuler pour une résidence de 8 semaines : du 27 juillet au 20 septembre 2020 à Vassivière et du 5 au 30 octobre 2020 au Chalet Mauriac – Saint-Symphorien. Date limite : 5 avril 2020.
MOST is a project that aims to boost the music market of the Balkans by connecting and supporting actors of the world music scene. It has a number of programmes running through 2020-2021 that support artists, managers, festivals and institutions. Open to applicants from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania and Serbia. Deadlines: 12 March 2020 & 15 April 2020.
The Art House / ROSL > International Residency for Artists from Commonwealth or former Commonwealth Countries (UK)
The Royal Over-Seas League (ROSL) works with the The Art House in Wakefield to provide two residencies each year for artists who are from Commonwealth or former Commonwealth countries, and who have never studied or exhibited in the UK. The two-month residencies are fully funded and focus on networking and creative development with opportunities for artists to share their work with a UK audience. Proposals are welcomed from artists working in all types of contemporary visual art practice. Residency dates are 7 Sept – 31 October 2020. Deadline: 5 April 2020.
The Internationales Bildhauer-Symposium is an annual sculpture symposium held in St Blasien, Germany. Over one week international artists gather to create wooden artworks, which are then auctioned off on the last day to pay for next year’s event. Sculptors are invited to apply for support to attend the event, which will take place 30 August - 6 September 2020. Deadline: 17 April 2020.
En 2019, le Kaohsiung Film Festival, NewImages Festival et le Bureau Français de Taipei se sont associés pour créer la toute première résidence de création VR franco-taïwanaise. Reconduite en 2020 pour une deuxième édition, la Taiwan VR Residency est une expérience inédite offerte à un.e jeune artiste VR français ou résidant en France. Date limite : 20 avril 2020.
The tenth edition of the Waves Vienna Music Conference, organised by Waves Vienna and Austrian Music Export, is due to take place 10-12 September 2020. Hundreds of national and international music experts, organisers, label owners, bookers, and musicians will meet during for discussions and networking at Vienna’s WUK Musik arts centre. The organisers are offering travel expenses and accommodation for 10 people. Deadline: 16 May 2020.
International Literary Residency in Ulyanovsk for writers and artists from the UNESCO Cities of Literature Network (Russia)
Ulyanovsk UNESCO City of Literature has announced an open call for their International Literary Residency for writers and artists from the UNESCO Literary Cities Network. The residency lasts one month, running 1-30 September 2020, and invites applications from writers, poets, translators, playwrights, screenwriters, etc., as well as artists of all genres (illustrators, film directors, film makers, visualisation artists, photographers, etc.) who are implementing literary projects. Applicants must come from one of the UNESCO Cities of Literature. Deadline: 30 April 2020.
Mobility First! is a travel grant of the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) which aims to enable cultural professionals in Asia and Europe to participate in activities that would benefit their professional development and encourage their positive contributions to society. The scheme is open to individuals travelling from Asia to Europe, or Europe to Asia, within ASEM countries. Deadline: ongoing.
ACP-EU Culture > ‘Support for Cultural and Creative Sectors in ACP Countries’ – Call for Partner Organisations
Aiming to promote the socio-economic development of ACP countries by boosting the cultural and creative sector as a whole, ACP-EU is looking to select partner organisations at international, regional or national levels who will help them to administer their grant programme. Partners will deliver one of six 'lots': Western Africa, Eastern Africa, Central Africa, Southern Africa, Caribbean, and Pacific. Deadline: 15 April 2020.
Tinos Art Gathering invites participants from all disciplines in the arts and sciences to apply to the thematic series ‘Four (plus one) elements’, implemented through four distinct 15-day residency programmes (fire, water, air, earth) until the fall of 2020. Next deadline: 22 February 2020.
Drawing Lab Paris, a centre for contemporary drawing, is calling for exhibition proposals from duos composed of a curator and an artist. Artists or curators under the age of 25 are not eligible for the call. The exhibition, and artworks, must be specifically designed for the Drawing Lab. Selected projects will be presented to the public during a two-month period in 2021. Deadline (extended): 10 May 2020.