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François Schneider Foundation's Contemporary Talents Competition invites visual artists to apply to have their work featured at the Foundation's Art Centre, as well as acquired for its permanent collection. Deadline: 15 November 2019.
Culture Central is seeking a supplier to design and deliver a Cultural Leadership Programme as part of Transforming Narratives, a ground-breaking project to establish Birmingham as a leading international centre for contemporary Pakistani and Bangladeshi arts. Deadline: 30 November 2019.
Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie > 8th Merck Award: Absurd Perspectives – Humour in Photography (Germany)
A central element of the festival Darmstadt Photography Days (DTdF), the Merck Award will next year take the theme ‘Absurd Perspectives – Humour in Photography’. Applications are invited from all photographers and artists who work with the medium of photography. Deadline: 15 & 29 November 2019.
The Sharjah Art Foundation Production Programme broadens the possibilities for the production of art in the MENASA region by supporting innovation and excellence in artistic practice through the encouragement of experimentation and risk-taking. In 2020, they are offering production grants to artists working in a range of media, including sculpture, installation, time-based media, artist’s books and performance. Deadline: 10 January 2020.
Science Gallery Melbourne invites proposals from all disciplines to explore the full spectrum of mental health in MENTAL, the first exhibition for their new gallery. Deadline: 21 November 2019.
The Henrike Grohs Art Award is a roving biennial art prize conceived by the Goethe-Institut and the Grohs family in memory of the former Head of Goethe-Institut in Abidjan, Henrike Grohs. It is awarded biennially to an artist or arts collective living and working on the African continent, and practicing in the field of visual arts. Deadline: 15 November 2019.
The Stückemarkt’s jury of renowned international artists will select a total of five works from among the submissions. The commission supports a realisation of a new production at a partner theatre in Germany. Various forms of authorship lead to a theatre piece, therefore submissions can include plays and projects – e.g. site-specific projects, theatrical interventions, narrative spaces – as well as performances that are based on documentary material and located on the interface of different artistic disciplines. The organisers are particularly interested in young authors and artists who explore new narrations and perspectives, creating innovative, world-building languages. Deadline: 17 November 2019.
Call for projects 2020-2021 for cooperation between Québec and the Nordic countries in the areas of Culture, Society, Research and Innovation
The Government of Québec and the Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM) invite eligible applicants 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. Deadline: 25 November 2019.
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, between mid-September 2020 and 1 June 2021. Deadline: 15 November 2019.
Through an open call scheme, this program provides up to three-year institutional and programmatic support to active arts and culture entities based in each of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Egypt, as well as for transboundary projects that promote joint artistic collaborations, distribution, and the professionalization of arts and culture practices among those five countries and with the rest of the Arab and African regions. Deadline: 15 August 2019 (national fund). For the regional fund, there will be two separate deadlines and announcements, namely August 15 for the first deadline and October 10, 2019 for the first announcement, then November 1, 2019 for the second deadline and January 10, 2020 for the second announcement
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.
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.
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.
Art Basel has launched an exciting new digital initiative in partnership with Kickstarter, the funding platform for creative projects. Designed specifically for non-profit visual arts organizations from all over the world, the initiative will offer visibility and support for a wide variety of artistic projects, selected by an independent jury. Discover the projects and propose yours!
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation's dual criteria for grants are recognizable artistic merit and demonstrable financial need, whether professional, personal or both. The Foundation's mission is to aid, internationally, those individuals who have worked as professional artists over a significant period of time. There are no deadlines.