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The purpose of the ifa Research Award on Foreign Cultural Policy is to honour a doctoral thesis which covers a topic relating to culture and foreign policy in an outstanding manner, providing a fresh impulse to research in this area. The thesis must have been accepted as a doctoral thesis in an EU country between 1st January and 31st December 2018. Theses published in this period can also be submitted. The place of publication may be outside the EU if the thesis has been accepted in an EU country. Deadline: 31 March 2019.
The European Cultural Foundation is looking for your ideas, projects, and experiments that breathe new life into European democracy. ECF is looking for creative, cultural actions prior, during and after the EU parliamentary elections that can breathe life into Europe, and democracy at large. Priority is given to proposals related to, and taking place before or during the European elections (May 23-26). The call is permanently open as of February 2019 until the available budget has been spent. ECF will select projects on a rolling basis, meaning: first come, first serve.
With the support of the French Ministry of Culture, the ACCR has been coordinating the NORA artist-in- residence program for refugees exiled in France.The goal is to develop projects within French Heritage Sites for Culture (Centres culturels de rencontre), with the support of their team, and consequently getting a practical knowledge of French cultural, artistic and intellectual networks and building long-term connections and partnerships. The call is aimed at artists, researchers and culture professionals from Near and Middle East and from Africa, who have recently received a refugee status in France; following countries will be examined in priority: Syria, Iraq, Libya, South Soudan, Eritrea and Yemen. Deadline: 4 April 2019.
Artists are given flexible space and resources to realize ambitious projects, while Recess remains open to the public at every stage of the project’s development. Though similar to a residency program, Session goes beyond the traditional structure to facilitate interactions between artists and audiences throughout the creative process. The organisers encourage artists to engage with their audience in a manner specific to their creative goals, while using Recess as a studio, exhibition space, stage, and/or experimental platform to generate new work. Deadline: 10 April 2019.
The EUCIDA Artist in Residency provides artists with an opportunity to bring their practice to a new, productive, supportive and dynamic environment located within one of the three Partners’ venues, Dublin, France and Latvia. This is an opportunity for digital artists, based in Ireland, Latvia or France to collaborate Transnationally in new media, digital arts or arts and technology and to further explore their work in a supportive environment. Deadline: 26 April 2019.
This funding is intended for coproductions by artists in the fields of theatre, dance, music and performance art, in which hybrid and interdisciplinary formats and the use of digital media may be key components. The target group comprises professional artists and ensembles abroad and in Germany, which demonstrably lack sufficient resources to realize their coproduction project on their own. The International Coproduction Fund promotes projects which are of a high artistic calibre and which have considerable public impact. The results of the collaborative efforts are to be presented in a professional setting in at least one country, though ideally both in Germany and abroad. Projects between German and non-European partners, in particular from transition countries, are preferred. Deadline: 15 April 2019.
NTAA’s mission is to expand the scope of contemporary artistic creations and traditional media with works using contemporary and new technologies in an original and intelligent way: treatment of sounds and light, use of new media, application of innovative evolutions in communications, telecommunications and broadcasting, centered on the world of information, communication, and computers and interaction. These descriptions are in no way restrictive and should be interpreted in the broadest way possible. This international competition is open to all age groups and to all nationalities. Deadline: 31 March 2019.
The Whitechapel Gallery, London and NEON, Athens, invite emerging curators to apply for the 8th annual NEON Curatorial Exchange. The exchange offers the opportunity for ten young curators based in Greece to be introduced to the diverse London art scene, to connect with colleagues abroad, and to exchange ideas and experiences. The exchange also offers the opportunity for young curators based in the UK to be introduced to the diverse Greek art scene, to connect with colleagues abroad, and to exchange ideas and experiences. Deadline: 31 March 2019.
The goal of the Baltic Culture Fund, founded on 8 July 2018, is to promote cultural cooperation between the Baltic countries and strengthen the internationalisation of Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian culture through joint cultural projects and events. The Baltic Culture Fund will support professional events and projects in architecture, visual art, design, literature, sound art, performing arts, libraries, museums and archives. The Fund also welcomes interdisciplinary projects. Deadline: 20 May 2019.
Culture at Work Africa > Second call for proposals > Supporting Intercultural Dialogue for Social Cohesion in Urban Africa
Culture at Work Africa is looking to support innovative on-the-ground projects aiming at developing safe and neutral spaces for intercultural dialogue and at promoting active citizenship and intercommunity relations. Projects will seek sustainable outputs and will foster multi-stakeholder national and transregional cooperation, inclusive societies, cultural diversity and equal dignity for all. For the purpose of this call, applications are eligible when presented by organizations (not-for-profit / profit; public/private) legally registered in one of the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Deadline: 15 April 2019.
Bortolomiol, a luxury winery of historical origin, offers an artist-in-residence within its own production establishment, on the suggestive hills of Prosecco Superiore. The task of the selected artist will be to produce, in this period, a land art intervention to enhance the Filandetta Park, in the light of the environmental stimuli of the context. Female artists, who speak English or Italian fluently, without any restriction of age, nationality or artistic background (with preference to land art) can apply. Deadline: 30 April 2019.
Plan to apply for the ASEF Mobility First travel grants for travels between Asia and Europe, within Asia, Australia/New Zealand and Europe and Russian Federation to Europe. Check carefully the 2019 deadlines, dates of travels and the eligible countries.
80 organisations from the cultural sector joined forces in a call to the European Institutions to take into consideration the specific needs of the sector in the context of the trilogue negotiations on the Revision of the Visa Code. Read this statement signed by On the Move and share it!
The International Guest Performance Fund for Dance aims to foster the exchange between German artists and international organizers, create incentives for a stronger rotation of existing and new productions, and strengthen the international presence of German dance professionals. It is directed at organisers abroad who would like to invite a dance production created in Germany. The Coproduction Fund for Dance promotes the creation of new dance productions. The origin of the artists is not decisive, but the production must be realized in Germany. The participation of a foreign partner as coproducer increases the chances of receiving funding, but is not absolutely mandatory. The eligible applicants are organizers, individual artists and companies. Deadlines: 31 January 2019 and 15 April 2019.
On the Move together with Arquetopia, Foundation (Mexico) are very pleased to share the cultural mobility funding guide for Latin America and the Caribbean region, thanks to the support of the Ministry of Culture - France, for the translation in French. Check as well the presentation video by Artists In Residence TV.