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Culture Resource is one of the largest independent cultural organizations in the Arab region and works in three main areas: Supporting artists, writers and emerging cultural institutions in the Arab region; Improving the conditions of cultural work politically, legislatively and economically; and, presenting and promoting important creative works to the Arab public. Deadline for the job position: 31 January 2017.
The Likhachev Foundation (St. Petersburg, Russia) and the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center (Moscow, Russia), with support of the Committee on External Relations of St. Petersburg, announce a competition for 2-week cultural fellowships in Russia (St. Petersburg) from 15 to 28 May 2017 for foreign professionals in the field of arts and culture who work on projects related to Russian culture and history and aimed at a broad foreign audience. Deadline: 15 February 2017.
Phd scholarship > Manchester Metropolitan University > Challenging outsider arts: how are learning disabled artists are informing contemporary arts
This project explores the participation of people with learning disabilities in the world of contemporary arts. The focus will be on how artists who until recently might have been considered ‘outsider artists’ are collaborating within contemporary art and to consider the impact of this on arts practice and community connectedness.The project will generate an exhibition to be displayed at Sick Festival, 2019, Manchester. This will strengthen links between the festival and the university. Deadline: 31 January 2017.
Festival TransAmériques (Québec): Rencontres internationales de jeunes créateurs et critiques des arts de la scène
Les Rencontres se déroulent en français sous forme de séminaire dans lequel les participants sont invités à approfondir leur réflexion sur la création contemporaine, à confronter leurs réalités artistiques et leurs regards critiques et à partager leur expertise avec leurs pairs. La délégation 2017 rassemblera des créateurs et critiques en provenance de France, de Wallonie-Bruxelles, de divers pays de la Francophonie et du monde arabe, d’Allemagne, d’Italie, d’Amérique latine, de Suisse, du Québec et du Canada. Les conditions de soutien et les échéances dépendent des pays/régions d'origine.
Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America is a partnership program between Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America is a national initiative that provides support for the presentation of exemplary performing artists from Latin America in communities across the United States. Deadline: 3 April 2017.
To increase sustainable networking and international promotion of German contemporary dance, the NATIONALES PERFORMANCE NETZ (NPN) has two support models: the NPN Coproduction Fund for Dance and the NPN International Guest Performance Fund for Dance. Deadlines for 2017: 31 January and 15 April.
European Investment bank (Luxembourg) > Call for application for the Artists’ Development Programme 2017 (geographical focus)
The fourth edition of the EIB Institute’s Artists’ Development Programme (ADP), targeting two visual artists (born after 1 January 1982) from Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Italy, Latvia, Malta, Poland and Romania is now open for application. Deadline: 31 January 2017
Since 2009, apexart has been hosting Franchise Exhibitions around the world. Started to address the boundaries of art and business, the Franchise Exhibition Program has since presented over 20 exhibitions in 15 different countries and 4 states, each exploring an idea specific to the location. All exhibitions must include the work of at least three artists. Apply for the 2017-2018 season before 28 February 2017.
Lisbon Architecture Triennale seeks a Chief Curator or Curatorial Team for its fifth international edition to be held in Lisbon, Portugal from October to December 2019. Applications from individuals or collectives of any nationality and country of residence are openly invited. Nevertheless, applications must include a resident in mainland Portugal that can interact and respond to the Lisbon Triennale. Deadline: 31 January 2017.
L’Institut français, les Services Culturels de l’Ambassade de France aux Etats-Unis et FACE Foundation lancent en novembre 2016 les Résidences Etant donnés, un nouveau programme de soutien aux résidences d’artistes français aux Etats-Unis. Date limite: 27 janvier 2017.
The Fellowship is open to working professionals of any age and from any country who have demonstrated excellence in working with visual storytelling and a commitment to effecting social change. Applicants may work in a broad range of visual formats including photography, video, audio, motion or VR. Deadline: 31 January 2017.
The International Early Music Competition in Loire Valley is open to all instrumental ensembles performing repertoire from the 17th and 18th centuries on period instruments (Baroque chamber ensembles), whose average age is 30 years old maximum. The aim of this competition is to promote ensembles of young musicians who specialize in this repertoire. Deadline: 1 April 2017.
For EVA 2018, the revision and selection process of the Open Call is a call to respond to "the current state". This could be a reflection on the current state of your work, the current state of government, the current state of your family, the current state of art history, the current state of ideology, the current state of your illness, the current state of religion, or a reflection on how the state of today reminds you of the state of yesterday. Deadline: 31 January 2017.
This Call for Proposals is directed at civic and state theaters as well as independent companies from the German-speaking realm (Germany, Austria or Switzerland) who wish to develop a new artistic project with a partner from North Africa or Eastern Europe. Change of Scene is open to all sectors of the performing arts. There should be one public presentation of the sponsored projects in both countries, or, at least, in the German-speaking partner country. Deadline: 15 February 2017.
The European Commission seeks the views of all interested parties on the adoption of customs rules governing the import of cultural goods in the territory of the EU. This includes contributions from citizens, companies, NGOs, academics, public authorities, international organisations, etc. Deadline: 23 January 2017.