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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.
The Camargo Core Program is the historical and flagship program of the Foundation. Each year an international call is launched through which 18 fellows (9 artists and 9 scholars/thinkers) are selected. The Camargo Core Program offers time and space in a contemplative environment to think, create, and connect. By supporting groundbreaking research and experimentation, it contributes to the visionary work of artists, scholars and thinkers in the Arts and Humanities. By encouraging multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches, it intends to foster connections between research and creation. Deadline: 17 October 2018.
The Groupe A – Coopérative Culturelle launches an open call to present art works that will take part to an exhibition planned from November to December at the « Champs Libre », the third place of the Union eco-neighbourhood in Roubaix, Tourcoing and Wattrelos (France), as part of the project Regards d’artistes sur l’Union (R.A.U). Eligible works of art are: Painting, sculpture, drawing, models, video, installation, photography, graphic design, numerical arts, sound arts. International artists should respond to to one the themes of the project (urban renovation, industrial renovation, ecology, architecture, places’ memory, urban art, town planning, eco-neighbourhood). Deadline: 4 October 2018.
The 4th edition of the ‘‘Friends of the Arab World Institute (AWI) Award for young contemporary Arab artists” will be organized as part of “Football & Arab World” collective exhibition, which will be inaugurated in April 2019 at the AWI. Participation in the competition is reserved for applicants who meet the following requirements; they must be: A national of one of the following countries: Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, or Yemen; be aged under 40 (or aged 40) on 31 October 2018. Deadline: 31 October 2018.
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 2018.
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
This PARSE research trajectory focuses on these complex entanglements and confrontations of human mobility (especially that of migrants and refugees) with states and the proliferation of market-based actors (from “smugglers” to private security enterprises), and how these encounters both facilitate and restrict the mobilities of people and their knowledge and values. The editors welcome contributions exploring the embodied, affective, performative, material, visual, and spatial politics of cross-border human mobilities, through arts/design as well as other disciplines and practices. Deadline: 13 October 2018.
The Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB) – as an exhibition showcasing the present and trends of global ceramics and acting as a gateway for newly emerging artists to acquire a presence in the global art scene – will offer diversified support programs that will help artists expand their worldview. Artists from all parts of the world are welcome to submit works, both artistic and practical, made from clay (ceramics) or made with the theme of clay (ceramics). Deadline for applications: 1-31 October 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.
Open Call: Choreographic Territories competition for creating a dance performance inspired by Pola Nireńska (Poland)
The Adam Mickiewicz Institute, together with the Institute of Music and Dance, the Centre for Culture in Lublin and the Old Brewery New Dance/Art Stations Foundation, announce an open competition for creating and realizing a dance performance inspired by Pola Nireńska and her works, within the Choreographic Territories – New Paths for the Avant-Garde Programme in 2019. Can apply: any legal person (a cultural institution, foundation, association, etc.) based in Poland with a partner (a cultural institution, foundation, association, etc.) who is based outside of Poland and who will cooperate in the production of the performance. Deadline: 30 September 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!
Darat al Funun-The Khalid Shoman Foundation is pleased to announce the open call for its 2019-20 dissertation fellowship. The fellowship was established in 2011 to encourage research on modern and contemporary art of the Arab world. The fellowship provides financial support of up to ten thousand US dollars to Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences. One to two fellowships will be granted each year. The fellowship duration must range from 4-6 months of residency at Darat al Funun in Amman, Jordan. Deadline: 15 November 2018.
OUR STAGE – 4th EUROPEAN FESTIVAL OF BÜRGERBÜHNE (CITIZEN’S STAGE) > Open call for applications (Germany)
The festival is open to all European theatre productions and performances produced in a professional context and characterised by the participation of non-professional actors. The festival welcomes applications from resident and non-resident companies from the fields of theatre, performance, musical theatre and choreography. Although the involvement of professional actors is permitted, they may not clearly account for the majority of the production. This event is in cooperation with the European Theatre Convention (ETC) and funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation. Deadline: 10 November 2018.
Doppelpass – Theatre Cooperation Fund, Cooperation between German independent groups and standing performing arts theatres
The German Federal Cultural Foundation established the Doppelpass Fund to support cooperation between independent groups in all artistic areas and established dance companies and theatres for a period of two years. The goal of the funding programme is to encourage the independent scene and theatres in Germany to try out new forms of collaboration and artistic production suited for tour performances, and finance their implementation. The programme wishes to provide artists on both sides the necessary freedom to productively merge their structures and working methods. Deadline: 15 November 2018.
The EUCIDA Travel Award Fund is for digital artists and cultural workers (registered on the EUCIDA platform) to take part in 21 European Travel Awards from 2017 to 2019. EUCIDA supports transnational cooperation between eligible countries funded under the Creative Europe Programme (Including EUMS, EFTA, EEA, ENP and Swiss Confederation are eligible). Applicants seeking Travel Awards for all eligible opportunities must submit their application at least four weeks before their proposed date of travel. The duration of the project must fall between September 2017 – June 2019.