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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.
British Council Scotland and Creative Scotland are seeking proposals for bids to their £100k partnership fund to support individuals and organisations working in the Scottish arts sector tostrengthen relationships with counterparts in Europe. Deadline: 21 January 2019.
The four proposals with the highest scores will be presented by the organizers in the countries specified as part of apexart’s 2019-20 exhibition season. Curators, artists, writers, and creative individuals, regardless of experience level or location, are invited to submit a proposal online for any international (or domestic) location outside of New York City and its metropolitan area. Deadline: 1 March 2019.
This year the Fund is accepting applications for the Network Partnership Programme from cultural organisations based and operating in in the following Asian countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Nepal, Yemen, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Armenia, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Azerbaijan, China, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan. Deadline: 13 February 2019.
Proposals should identify and study artistic productions that have generated new thinking, engagement and possibly action in relation to contemporary societal challenges as experienced in Europe. In doing so, they should capture and analyse motivations, philosophies, modes of engagement and impact from a comparative, geographically balanced and multidisciplinary perspective. Deadline: 14 March 2019.
FACE Contemporary Theater fosters innovative artistic collaborations and co-productions in theater, and contributes to a dynamic intercultural dialogue between France and the United States. It aims to encourage projects that push aesthetic boundaries and reflect the cultural and artistic diversity seen in theater today. The program has expanded beyond artists based in France and the United States to include projects by artists from Africa, the Caribbean, and the Middle East performing in the United States, as long as their work is co-produced by French cultural institutions. Deadline: 15 February 2019.
FUSED: French U.S. Exchange in Dance fosters dialogue, strengthens professional relationships, and sparks creative artistry through cultural exchanges by introducing choreographers and performers whose works had never or rarely been seen in the partner country. Since 2018, FUSED operates on a new basis, and is managed by FACE Foundation only, as NEFA has launched a new strategic plan. Thanks to the support of the Florence Gould Foundation, Fondation CHANEL, the French Ministry of Culture, Institut Français-Paris, and private donors, the program continue to support artistic projects by French or France-based artists performing in the United States as well as American artists in France. FUSED has expanded to include projects by artists from Africa, the Caribbean, and the Middle East, performing in the United States, as long as their work is co-produced by French cultural institutions. Deadline: 15 February 2019.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism of Korea and the Korea Arts Management Service (KAMS) engage in a broad range of international exchange programs designed to introduce Korean contemporary art to audiences worldwide. As a part of this effort, KAMS awards grants to international art organizations to assist Korean artists with extending their reach globally into the art market. Are eligible: International art organizations—both commercial and non-profit—that exhibit contemporary artworks by inviting Korean artists and/or collaborating with Korean partners. Deadline: 27 February 2019.
Le Fonds franco-allemand Transfabrik pour le spectacle vivant encourage des projets de coopération et de création artistique entre la France et l’Allemagne, par un apport financier en coproduction, dans les domaines de la danse contemporaine, du théâtre contemporain, du nouveau cirque, des arts de la rue, du théâtre d’objets et de la marionnette. Date limite : 20 mars 2019.
Entitled "The Cabin Odyssey", the project is a competition that offers urban designers, architects, planners, artists, landscapers, either individually or collectively, the opportunity to design and produce cabins, as part of the "ODYSSÉE - Euralens 2019" event, with the aim of promoting the natural spaces of the Chaîne des Parcs area (North of France). Deadline: 15 February 2019.
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.
Fondé par Christine Phal sur un modèle d’organisme à but non lucratif qui réunit une association d’amis et le Fonds pour le dessin contemporain, le Drawing Lab est un centre d’art privé entièrement dédié à la promotion et à la diffusion du dessin contemporain. Cet appel à projet concerne exclusivement les duos commissaire d’exposition / artiste. Ne peuvent participer à cet appel à projet les artistes et commissaires d’exposition ayant moins de 25 ans. Pour les artistes étrangers souhaitant travailler en résidence à Paris, un partenariat avec la Cité Internationale peut être sollicité. Date limite: 26 janvier 2019.
The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism (ECFJ) is an experimental grant-making program that supports artists producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work for major media outlets.ECFJ supports a variety of work, including text, photography, audio and video. Artists with longer-term, research-intensive projects are also encouraged to apply. In an effort to be responsive to an ever-fluctuating news cycle, artists can apply to ECFJ for support of their work on a rolling basis.
STAGE Lab (Scientists, Technologists and Artists Generating Exploration) > Open call by the University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering
STAGE – Scientists, Technologists and Artists Generating Exploration – is a laboratory within the University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering, in which they create and develop original multimedia theatre work inspired by science and technology. For these fellowships, the organisers are ideally looking for people with hybrid interests and skills, especially scientists who have had some theatre experience, as well as theatre artists with an interest in science. Deadline: 21 January 2019 (First interviews are held on a rolling basis; as a general rule, therefore, applications should be submitted as early as possible).