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DFI et Foundation Robert Bosch > On y va – auf geht's – let's go! > Concours d'idées pour citoyens européens

Vous faites partie d’un tandem franco-allemand et vous souhaitez élargir votre coopération à un autre partenaire européen ? Vous habitez dans un pays européen et souhaitez réaliser un projet avec des partenaires français et allemands ? Vous recherchez une subvention pour un projet transnational, innovant et qui sert l’intérêt général ? Considérez cet appel au plus vite ! Date limite : 4 octobre 2018.

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Ministry of Culture (Taiwan) > Open Call: Grants offered for Southeast Asian artists

The proposed duration of stay in Taiwan cannot exceed six months. For this particular open call, only projects that would take place between January and October 2019 will be taken into consideration. So far, 81 projects have been completed and 19 overseas showcases have been held across Southeast Asia. Deadline: 19 October 2018.

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22nd Japan Media Arts Festival > Call for Entries

The Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee is now accepting entries for the 22nd Japan Media Arts Festival. All artists around the world, without distinction as to professional, amateur, independent, or commercial, are invited to submit their works to the four divisions Art, Entertainment, Animation, and Manga. Deadline: 5 October 2018.

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François Schneider Foundation > Call for applications > Contemporary Talents 8

The François Schneider Foundation has for ambition to discover, accompany and reveal new talents at the general public and to support the contemporary creation on the theme of water.Through the “Contemporary Talents” competition, created in 2011, François Schneider wants to support these creators through the acquisition of their works and through their promotion at the Foundation Contemporary Art Centre via an exhibition and the publication of a catalogue.The competition is open to artists presenting a work in one of the following disciplines: painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, photography, video or any other domain of the plastic and visual arts. Deadline: 1 November 2018.

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Plovdiv 2019 Foundation (Bulgaria) > open call for last-minute projects

The Plovdiv 2019 Foundation announces an open call for last-minute projects in the official programme of Plovdiv - European Capital of Culture 2019 initiative. The procedure is aimed at allowing new concept ideas and current topical trends to fit into the four thematic platforms of the artistic programme and the project clusters that make them up. The project proposals can cover: Visual arts, Theatre, Dance, Music; Literature, Cinema, Art in public spaces, Digital arts, Design and architecture, Education and capacity development. Deadline: 15 October 2018.

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Award for Innovations in Culture and Creativity in Europe (NICE) > Open call

The NICE award for 2019 is: Internationalisation for a Better World – A Call for Transformative Innovations. Can apply: 1) Individuals or entrepreneurs from the cultural and creative sectors, such as designers, architects, filmmakers, performing artists, game and app developers as well as visual artists and video artists; 2) Organisations such as profit and non-profit companies and public institutions or agencies, non-profit foundations or initiatives as well as research institutions from within the cultural and creative sectors. Eligible countries are the 28 EU member-states + Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey as well as Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo. Deadline: 30 September 2018.

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Japan Foundation > PAJ Europe > Performing Arts Japan Programme for Europe > Open call

Performing Arts Japan Programme for Europe (PAJ Europe) was started by the Japan Foundation in 2006 to revitalise and facilitate the exchange between leading artists in Europe and Japan. The main feature of this scheme is that this grant will be made available to those organisers based in Europe who are planning to organise Japan-related performing arts projects in European regions. There are two grants: Touring Grant and Collaboration Grants. Deadline: 31 October 2018.

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Goethe-Institut > Call for international coproductions

This funding is intended for coproductions by artists in the fields of theatre, dance, music and performance art, in which hybrid and interdisciplinary formats and the use of digital media may be key components. The target group comprises professional artists and ensembles abroad and in Germany, which demonstrably lack sufficient resources to realize their coproduction project on their own. With the International Coproduction Fund the Goethe-Institut would like to support the unrestricted international and intercultural exchange of artists and their ideas. The facilitation of such an exchange and the networking it spawns among the various players are equally as important as the productions resulting from the project. Deadline: 15 October 2018.

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4th EDITION / ‘Friends of the Arab World Institute PRIZE for young contemporary Arab artists’

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.

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Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (Korea) > Open call for applications

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.

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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.

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Darat al Funun-The Khalid Shoman Foundation > Dissertation open call

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.

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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.

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Institute of International Education (USA) > New programme to assist threatened artists

The Institute of International Education announced on 26 May the launch of a programme to save the lives and work of artists who face persecution in their home countries. The new Artist Protection Fund (APF), a three-year pilot programme supported by a $2.79 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will make life-saving fellowship grants to threatened artists from any field of artistic endeavor, and place them at host universities and arts centers in countries where they can safely continue their work and plan for their future.

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Prince Claus Fund > Cultural Emergency Response (CER) programme (Disaster relief for cultural heritage)

The Cultural Emergency Response (CER) programme provides quick help to evacuate, stabilise or rescue cultural heritage under imminent threat of destruction or damaged by man-made disasters, natural disasters or conflict.

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