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La Gaîté Lyrique, Cinekid, KIKK and WoeLab are coordinating Les Voyages de Capitaine futur, a joint project that aims to empower citizens with technology culture from a very young age. The four partners are developing the project around Capitaine futur, an imaginary character whose journeys introduce, since 2011, children to contemporary art and new media, which serve as tools for emancipation and learning. The partnership is launching an open call for proposals for the production and travelling exhibition of three original media artworks, which will be paired with creation workshops and online tutorials and exhibited in Paris, Amsterdam, Namur and Lomé. Deadline (extended): 6 September 2017.
Each year, thankyouforcoming hosts art critics and/or curators for a 7 days' residency in Nice and its suburb. 2 opportunities for a 7-day residency are available, IN WINTER 2017 (December or January) OR SPRING 2018 (March or April). Deadline: 3 September 2017.
L’Institut français, en partenariat avec le ministère de la Culture – Direction générale de la création artistique, et l’Institut national d’histoire de l’art s’associent pour l’attribution d’une aide à la mobilité internationale « Recherche innovante en art contemporain » à un/e chercheur/se français/e ou vivant en France. Date limite: 30 septembre 2017.
First call for proposals for the financing of cross-border cooperation projects in the Mediterranean
Amongst the topics addressed by the call, which covers the 11 Programme Priorities, are the challenges linked to territorial economic growth through the development of small and medium-sized enterprises, the driving role of innovation and research, social inclusion and the fight against poverty, and finally the protection of environment and adaptation to climate change. Each partnership submitting a project proposal shall represent at least three eligible countries, including at least one different EU Mediterranean Country and one Mediterranean Partner Country. Deadline: 9 November 2017.
The Climate Action Challenge is a new global design competition calling on the creative community to submit bold, innovative solutions to combat the impacts of climate change. What Design Can Do (WDCD) and its main partners, IKEA Foundation and Autodesk Foundation, invite designers, creative thinkers and imaginative trouble-shooters from all countries and disciplines to take part! Deadline: 24 September 2017.
Actors of Urban Change aims to achieve sustainable and participatory urban development through cultural activities and by using specific potentials of culture as driver and enabler of positive change. This is carried out by strengthening the competencies for cross-sector collaboration among actors from the cultural, public and private sectors. Through local projects, an international qualification programme, Europe-wide exchange and individual coaching, the programme participants put those skills into practice. This programme is open to individuals who are based in one of the 47 Council of Europe member states, Kosovo or Belarus.Deadline: 22 September 2017.
This residency programme is part of the “Project to Support Nurturing of Media Arts Creators” organized by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan (Bunka-cho). Emerging artists in Media Arts (Media Geijutsu in Japanese) around the world are invited to come and stay in Tokyo to create new works. Whether the works are media art, videos, games, animations, or manga, during their stay the artists will be able to experience Japanese Media Arts culture, with an additional opportunity to meet with Japanese creators to discuss their works. The aim of this programme is not only to support the creation of significant works but also to stimulate cross-cultural dialogues through Media Arts. Deadline: 19 September 2017.
For IDIOMATIC, the next show of the Brussels theatre company Transquinquennal about the diversity of languages, the teams are looking for a German act/or/ress also able to speak Romanian (or able to fluently speak both languages). Transquinquennal is the artistic partner of the project “Dub It – One Voice, Many Languages” that is being developed in the frame of the European Theatre Lab by Théâtre de Liège and Teatrul Național “Marin Sorescu”, Craiova. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
CAOS an international cross-disciplinary hub for cultural and social innovation, is seeking for emerging artists from abroad, working in the fields of contemporary theatre and dance, performance or multimedia art, in order to present their work during the winter season 2018, from January to April. The organisers particularly wish to engage with works characterised by a strong commitment to artistic experimentation within socially sensitive or challenging situations. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
EWA's scriptwriter residency programme is a great initiative dedicated to supporting the next generation of screenwriting talents among EWA (European Women's Audiovisual network) members, and helping them enter the industry by working the strategic positioning of the project with the best script possible. Its purpose is offering to one selected woman scriptwriter or director the possibility to be mentored by a script consultant, to work with her before the Berlinale and to have the opportunity to attend the EFM at the Berlinale 2018 to make connections. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
22th International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival (Stuttgart, Germany) > Competition for contemporary choreographers and young dancers
The festival will provide an overall view of the latest trends in the solo-dance-theatre scene. As participants in the competition, choreographers and dancers from around the world, are requested to perform a solo piece which is new, original, imaginative, unique and which displays unusual achievement. The respected jury will judge choreographic and dance skills as well as musicality, interpretation and performance. Deadline: 11 November 2017.
Berlinale Talents is aimed for film and television professionals in the first 10 years of their career. Berlinale Talents is not a “school”, the participants are working people and the experts and mentors are seen as colleagues. During the six days in Berlin, you get in touch with thousands of fresh ideas and myriads of likeminded people. For many participants, Berlinale Talents is a life-changing experience and for everybody it is only the beginning of a long-lasting relation with the Berlinale. Deadline: 4 September 2017.
SouthMed WiA > Promoting the Role and Image of Women in the Southern Mediterranean Audiovisual Sector > Towards greater gender equality
SouthMed WiA, a project funded by the European Union within the framework of the regional programme Med Film, launches its 1st Call for Proposals. The objective of this call is to support projects addressing weaknesses and issues related to gender equality and the under-representation of women in the audiovisual sector in seven Southern Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
The 2017 Global Report will include infographics which will succinctly and clearly communicate the successes, efforts made and challenges for each of the areas of monitoring of the 2005 Convention (Cultural Polices, Public service media, Digital environment, Civil society, Mobility of artists and cultural professionals, Flow of cultural goods and services, Treaties and agreements, Culture and sustainable development, Gender equality, and Artistic freedom). Interested individuals, companies, professionals or consortiums are requested to send in their proposals together with a financial proposal. Deadline: 29 August 2017.
Tsung Yeh Artist Village, inheriting the exquisite Japanese architecture from the old sugar refinery, presents a stage for the aesthetics of crafts. Tsung Yeh Artist Village has launched open-call for 2018 AIR to select artists who are interested in cross disciplinary art, visual art and art performance. Deadline: 4 September 2017.