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Beam Camp is a collaborative building and design summer camp in Strafford, NH that works with kids aged 10-17 to make the seemingly impossible possible. Beam Camp is looking for proposals from creative individuals and teams, including but not limited to Artists, Designers, Filmmakers, Architects, Builders, Engineers, Musicians, Fabricators & Technologists; Visionary ideas that culminate with a unique, ambitious, and spectacular product; Proposals that communicate a clear vision (sketches, diagrams, and other visuals are always helpful) and represent your/your team’s expertise. Deadline: 6 January 2019.
The Japan Foundation Asia Center is welcoming applications for the first round of 2019 Grant and Fellowship Programs. Exchange projects in the arts and culture, sports, intellectual exchange, and more are eligible. There are three grant programs: Grant Program for Enhancing People-to-People Exchange, Grant Program for Promotion of Cultural Collaboration and Asia Center Fellowship Program. The focus is on Japan and ASEAN Countries. Deadline: 3 December 2018.
UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowship Programme (UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme)
The Government of Japan offers 10 fellowships, to be awarded to deserving candidates from developing countries, special attention will be given to those who may wish pursue their research studies in Japan, to women, candidates from LDCs, Africa and SIDS countries. The aim of the fellowships is to support innovative and imaginative post-graduate research in four areas of development of particular interest to UNESCO. Deadline: 30 November 2018.
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 (extended): 15 December 2018.
The Government of Québec and the Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM) invite you to submit an application for financial support to carry out a co-operation project in the fields of Culture, Society, Research and Innovation between Québec and the Nordic countries. Special attention will be given to projects involving partners between ages 25 to 35. The aim is to facilitate concrete cooperation in these areas in the long term. Projects can have a one or two year’s horizon. Deadline: 16 December 2018.
Transforming Narratives (Birmingham, Pakistan, Bangladesh) > Open Call Research and Development Grants 2018-19
Culture Central, Birmingham and the British Council are seeking expressions of interest from cultural and heritage organisations, artists and creative practitioners from all disciplines and heritage practitioners who are working in Bangladesh, Pakistan and UK to undertake research, artistic exchange and/or develop potential collaborations, as part of the Transforming Narratives project in Birmingham and cities in Pakistan and Bangladesh. Deadline; 23 November 2018.
For the current phase of our programme (2018 – 2020) Ant Mobility Funding has been separated into two distinct and more focused streams. The first is directed at individual artists and arts practitioners and the second to bands, performing arts companies, collectives, festivals and arts organisations generally. Activities and Projects should involve mobility between two or more of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Seychelles, Tanzania (including Zanzibar), Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Deadline: 30 November 2018.
The call for proposals for OPEN /// CONTEMPORARY [URBAN] CREATION 2019 is addressed to artists (individuals, companies or collectives) operating in the context of national and international contemporary creation. It aims at producing projects which create a dialogue with the urban space and its inhabitants, with the objective of encouraging productive and distributive opportunities through a collaboration between a series of Italian cultural organisations. Deadline: 10 December 2018.
PERSPEKTIVE est un fonds franco-allemand pour l’art contemporain et l’architecture initié par le Bureau des arts plastiques de l’Institut français d’Allemagne et l’Ambassade de France en Allemagne. PERSPEKTIVE s’adresse aux structures publiques et privées, notamment aux musées, centres d’art et d’architecture, Kunstvereine, galeries, agences d’architectures, espaces d’exposition indépendants, basés en Allemagne et en France. PERSPEKTIVE soutient des initiatives de rencontres favorisant l’échange des idées et des compétences : workshops, tables rondes, conférences, séminaires, laboratoires d’idées et de recherches, performeurs et expositions. Date limite : 1er décembre 2018.
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 2018.
Soundlands in partnership with Migrations and the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) is offering an opportunity for sound artists to create a new sound artwork. The successful artist will create an installation for WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, Carmarthenshire, Wales. The work may be original or re-worked for the new context but must not have been previously exhibited in Wales in any form. It will be shown from 8 June 2019. Deadline: 1 December 2018.
The Fund seeks to professionalize of the creative sector, promote cultural entrepreneurs, artists, culture professionals and socio-economic and cultural organizations producing cultural goods and culture service providers. For this first call, the Fund supports activities and projects in the Visual Arts field. This call covers all countries of the African continent. Deadline: 5 December 2018.
Center Stage Korea (CSK), initiated and organized by Korea Arts Management Service (KAMS), is a partnership with international presenters. In cooperation with festivals, venues and networks, Center Stage Korea introduces Korea’s diverse performances to audiences around the world, thus strengthening cultural enrichment, mutual understanding and exchange in the field of arts. International presenters (in charge of a festival, venue or network) seeking to organize a program featuring Korean artists/groups can apply. Deadline: 30 November 2018.
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).