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The i-Portunus programme supports the mobility of artists, creators and cultural professionals among all countries participating in the Creative Europe Programme. Its main focus is to connect artists and to support international collaborations. This will be done via physical mobility but also, if necessary, by virtual or blended mobility. The current call for applications is open to architects and cultural professionals active in the field of architecture (individuals and groups up to 5 people), aged 18+, of all educational qualifications and levels of experience, legally residing in a Creative Europe country. Deadline: 14 March 2021.
ACCR – a network of cultural heritage sites – has launched a call for its Nora residency programme, aimed at artists, researchers and culture professionals, from the Near and Middle East and from Africa, who have recently received refugee status in France. Priority will be given to refugees from: Syria, Iraq, Libya, South Sudan, Eritrea and Yemen. In applying, residents select a cultural centre that matches their residency project. Deadline: 12 March 2021.
Contour Biennale is a biennale for contemporary art in Mechelen (Belgium). The organisers of the event, kunstencentrum nona, are seeking a curator to help deliver Contour Biennale 10, which will be presented in Mechelen during the autumn of 2023. Inclusivity, fair practice and ecological awareness are values that kunstencentrum nona holds in high esteem. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
SciArt Residency is a residency programme in Heidelberg, Germany that encourages active cooperation and exchange between scientists and artists working in photography. The residency is scheduled for September to October 2021. The application is open to all artists and photographers working with analogue and experimental photography, as well as all those who are working within science-influenced art and photography. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
Dancing on the Edge Scholarship Programme for Contemporary Dancers from the Middle East and North Africa (Netherlands / Online)
Dutch festival Dancing on the Edge are calling a new generation of contemporary dancers from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA region) for the Dancing on the Edge Scholarship Programme 2020. Dancing on the Edge (DOTE) offers scholarships to young talent from the MENA region to attend a three-week summer dance workshop programme. In 2021, there will be an online programme, and an offline one if conditions allow for travel. Deadline: 1 March 2021.
The Carmen Mateu Young Artist European Award was created in memory of Carmen Mateu, and celebrates the careers of young artists in the disciplines of Opera and Dance. For 2021, the Award is targeted at composers will commission a pocket opera to premiere at the 2023 edition of the Festival Castell de Peralada in Spain. Candidates must be no more than 36 years old on the date of application and either posses nationality of a European country or be resident and pursuing their career in Europe. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
i-Portunus continues to support the mobility of artists, creators and cultural professionals among all countries participating in the Creative Europe Programme. A second pilot project was selected and co-funded by the Creative Europe Program of the European Union. It is implemented by a consortium, headed by Goethe-Institut with Institut français and Izolyatsia. This second phase runs from the end of 2020 until the end of 2021. The first calls are out for music and literary translation. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
Singapore Art Museum > Artist Residency, Community & Education Residency, and Curatorial & Research Residency (Singapore)
SAM Residencies, a programme of Singapore Art Museum, is now accepting applications for three residencies – the Artist Residency, the Community & Education Residency, and the Curatorial & Research Residency. Selected residents will be hosted in Singapore between July 2021 and March 2023, for a period of between one and six months. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
After a 2020 edition under the theme of Biodiversity, the COAL Prize dedicates its 2021 edition to the crucial issue of forests as the centre of the climate crisis and ecological transition. In addition to a grant the winner of the Prize will receive an artist residency at the Museum of Hunting and Nature at the Belval Domaine, property of the François Sommer Foundation, in France. Deadline: 1 March 2021.
JUNCTION est un programme de résidence à temps plein qui aide les nouveaux créateurs ou les fondateurs de strart-ups françaises à se constituer une base solide en tant qu’entrepreneur. JUNCTION prépare les entrepreneurs à se démarquer de la concurrence et les aide à développer les outils dont ils ont besoin pour approcher les investisseurs, les partenaires et les clients. Les candidats idéaux sont les start-ups travaillant dans le secteur créatif, en particulier sur le thème de la musique et de l’innovation. Date limite : 28 février 2021.
Invisible Flock are an interactive arts studio operating at the intersection of art and technology and based at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park in England. Artists based in the UK and Finland are invited to apply to their Cost of Innovation residency programme, which will focus on exploring the use of LiDAR as an artistic medium. The residency includes 8 months remote support from December and 1 month studio residency in July 2021. Deadline: 2 November 2020.
Cuturi Gallery in Singapore has announced c/residency, a new programme committed to supporting and nurturing artistic talent. International artists are invited to apply for a one-month residency. To apply you must: be permanently based outside of Singapore; not have gallery representation in Singapore; have a working knowledge of English. Preference will be given to artists who lack exposure and contact to audiences in Singapore and Southeast Asia. Deadline: rolling.
Le Fonds de mobilité Indianocéanique est un programme de la mission de coopération culturelle Afrique et Caraïbes de l'Institut français avec le soutien du Ministère de la Culture (Directions des affaires culturelles de La Réunion et de Mayotte et Direction générale de la création artistique). Ce programme soutient la mobilité à l’intérieur de la zone Indianocéanique (pays membres de la COI - l’Union des Comores ; la France au titre de La Réunion ; Madagascar ; Maurice ; les Seychelles.- et les départements français d’outre-mer de l’océan Indien) et en direction du Mozambique, de la Tanzanie et du Kenya. Date limite : 24 août 2021.
Le Fonds de mobilité Caraïbes est un programme de la mission de coopération culturelle Afrique et Caraïbes de l'Institut français avec le soutien des Directions des Affaires Culturelles de la Guadeloupe, de la Martinique et de la Direction Culture, Jeunesse et Sports de la Guyane. Le fonds est ouvert aux professionnel.le.s de la culture ou les artistes résidant dans l'un des pays de la Caraïbe ou dans un des départements français d'Amérique. Date limite : 24 août 2021.
Xi·Art Museum is a new initiative located in Lucitopia Town, Fuzhou City, Jiangxi Province, China. Among its initial activities are the Generative Project, which focuses on open, growing, and participatory art practices and field research processes. Applications are now sought from artists for the 2020-21 edition, which takes the theme ‘Fantasy Land’. The programme is open internationally to artists working in the field of contemporary art practice and natural research. 10-20 projects will be selected, with implementation dates agreed according to each proposal. Deadline: 31 July 2021.