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26.04.2019

Open call to create site specific art for the corridor wall at the Nordic Culture Point (Finland)

In the autumn of 2019 the Nordic Culture Point (NCP) invites Nordic artists to suggest a site-specific art work to be displayed at our premises at Kaisaniemenkatu 9 in Helsinki. This will be the second of three application rounds during 2018-2020. Applications are welcome from artists with a permanent address in a Nordic country, regardless of nationality. Deadline: 15 May 2019.

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26.04.2019

International Colloquium > Creativity, Innovation and Dialogue for Inclusive Development > Open call for participation (Belgium)

Do you want to have a say in how culture can contribute to innovation, dialogue & inclusive development? Would you like to be part of a growing international network of cultural professionals? Apply to take part in the If you are between 18 and 28 years old and you believe in the role of culture to build a better future for an inclusive society International Colloquium. Participants might come from the following professions or areas of study related to culture and creativity: artists, cultural entrepreneurs, filmmakers, influencers, policy-makers, researchers, activists, etc. Deadline: 30 April 2019.

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22.04.2019

Kunsthal Gent (Belgium) > Open call > Development programme

The Development Programme offers the context of - an experimental intersection for contemporary art, located in a 13th century monastery in the centre of Ghent - as a workspace and an opportunity for the development of artistic practice. Six artists, collectives, small organisations or collaboration initiatives per year are offered a Development Fellowship of up to 3 months: a period of research and development, tailored with and around each selected participant, supported by a team of collaborators and invited guests. Deadline: 2 June 2019.

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20.04.2019

British Council > Film Africa Travel Grants 2019-2020

The Film Africa Travel Grants 2019-2020 is a pilot scheme primarily aimed at filmmakers aged 18-35 working in short form film, as well as those producing virtual reality, immersive storytelling experiences and installations. However, first and second feature directors will also be considered.The purpose of this funding scheme is to enable African filmmakers to present their work in the UK, develop new contact networks and reach new audiences, whilst increasing the exposure of contemporary film and film talent from the African continent in the UK. Deadline: on a rolling basis (based on a list of film festivals).

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20.04.2019

Random (Italy) > DEFAULT 19 > Call for research-based artists, curators, researchers and professionals

RAMDOM ASSOCIATION is calling for research-based artists to take part in a 6-day group investigation aimed at ideas related to extreme lands and remote areas. Situated at the southern tip of east Italy on the Mediterranean, Gagliano del Capo poses as an ideal location for participants of the DEFAULT 19 Residency to contribute to an investigation of the extreme land.The call is open to all disciplines: artists, curators, and researchers; or coming from other disciplines: writers, anthropologists, linguists, architects, urbanists, geographers and, professionals from scientific disciplines. Deadline: 10 May 2019.

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20.04.2019

Call for performers - Birth of Violence - directed by Ioana Păun

The Birth of Violence is an international coproduction with the participation of Le phénix scène nationale, Theâtre les Tanneurs, Europalia, Romania–France Season, The team is looking for young performers with experience in the performing arts (actors, visual artists, choreographers, dancers, etc.), good speakers of French, with stage presence and availability for 45 days of rehearsals and travelling in Romania (Bucharest), France and Belgium, in the period September – October 2019, 17 – 24 th November 2019 and 17-20 th December 2019. Deadline: 20 May 2019.

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20.04.2019

Localize, the festival of culture, art and city (Postdam, Germany) > Open call for artistic positions and residencies

Localize, the festival of culture, art and city, invites you to rediscover the Freundschaftsinsel (friendship island) located in the city centre of Potsdam this summer 2019. The organisers are looking for artists who question, confront and challenge the topic of “Islands” through art, light, sound, objects, photography, video, text, intervention or performance. Whether developed on site during a six-week residency or through the submission of thematically appropriate work —  they are looking for artwork that focuses on the subject of “Islands”. Deadline: 20 May 2019.

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17.04.2019

Festival der Regionen (Austria) > Open Call for Journalist Residencies

For the first time the Festival invites national and international journalists to visit Festival der Regionen. The organisers believe that journalists and critics are central agents of culture and the arts, their work is crucial, from an informational point of view, as well as in the development of knowledge around the arts and in the mediation with different audiences, favoring the sustainability of the practices and of the artistic community. Can apply: international cultural and social journalists, art writers and critics, bloggers, working for online or offline magazines, newspapers, radio, television or other types of media. Deadline: 5 May 2019.

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17.04.2019

TAXED TO THE MAX, 26th edition of the International Photography Festival of Noorderlicht (The Netherlands) > Open call

TAXED TO THE MAX seeks out photographers and artists whose work reveals the costs of widespread acceptance towards the effects of a governance catering to rather than scrutinising the interests of the privileged elites. The organisers specifically invite submissions that focus on the unseen, unspoken, hidden, or ignored social, political and human consequences of neoliberal and corporatist policies. Deadline: 15 May 2019.

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17.04.2019

circusnext PLaTFoRM 2019-2021 > Open call for projects

Circus creators can apply for this European program that aims at identifying singular and creative emerging circus creators and at supporting their creation processes and touring opportunities. Applicants shall be emerging circus creators and residents in European countries. The projects of application can be a circus creation in progress. Deadline: 7 June 2019.

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17.04.2019

British Council > Ise City Residency (Japan)

The British Council has launched an open call seeking five UK-based artists working in any art form, to travel to Japan for an artistic research residency as part of 'UK in Japan 2019-20'. During the two-week research residency, five UK artists will take part in a programme which includes: visits to hidden parts of Ise Shrine which are not generally opened to the public; travel to other cultural heritage sites and meetings with Japanese Shinto priests, craft makers, local residents as well as Japanese contemporary artists. Deadline: 31 May 2019.

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17.04.2019

i-Portunus > Test of a new cultural mobility scheme in Creative Europe countries (visual and performing arts)

Between April and September 2019, i-Portunus will issue three Calls for Applications, providing support for 350-500 short-term (15-85 days), international mobilities of artists active in the fields of the performing or visual arts and residing in a Creative Europe country. These mobilities must have a specific and well-defined objective, such as to develop an international collaboration, to engage in a production-oriented residency or in professional development, to present work in another country or to develop projects with local communities in the destination country. The first call is out with a deadline on 15 May 2019.

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15.04.2019

Asia-Europe Foundation > Call for articles for culture360.ASEF.org on #Peripheries

culture360.ASEF.org is an online platform offering up-to-date information on arts, culture & heritage from 51 countries in Asia & Europe. It is a website for artists, cultural professionals, policy makers and anyone interested in international cultural co-operation. culture360.ASEF.org is looking to commission a series of articles related to the topic of peripheries, be it smaller cities, islands or rural areas that are geographically distant from the big cultural centres. Deadline: 15 May 2019.

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15.04.2019

Para Site (Hong Kong) > 2019 Workshops for Emerging Curators

In its 5th successive edition, the organisers will work with a group of emerging curators,writers, critics, researchers, and other arts professionals from Hong Kong and abroad, through a series of closed-door workshops, lectures, and site-visits. This intensive programme is designed to provide learning and thinking opportunities, mediated by reputed speakers from Para Site’s International Conference as well as by art practitioners from across Hong Kong’s diverse institutional landscape. Deadline: 19 May 2019.

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15.04.2019

Trust in Play – European School of Urban Game Design > Open call (Greece)

Trust in Play supports emerging practitioners in forming a career out of making urban games and playful urban experiences. Benefits include enhancing your professional capacity (artistic and business skills) and acquiring the tools necessary to start working sustainably. You will be part of an international community of urban game designers, artists, academics and cultural organisations with a basic goal to support your work and improve your financial sustainability. The school organisers actively involve experts with considerable experience in state of the art urban play projects, community-based artistic games and innovative playful experiences. Deadline: 31 May 2019.

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