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Applying spaces (co-working spaces/creative spaces) should be based in one or more of the following countries:Algeria, Egypt, Kenya, Libya, Malawi, Morocco, Tanzania, Tunisia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Uganda. There are two types of grants: knowledge exchange grants and collaborative projects grants. Deadline: 10 December 2017.
USArtists International supports performances by U.S. artists at important cultural festivals and arts marketplaces around the globe. Committed to the presence of U.S. based artists on world stages, USArtists International provides grants to ensembles and individual performers in dance, music and theatre invited to perform at significant international festivals and performing arts markets. Deadlines: 1 December 2017 and 5 April 2018.
As an international platform for knowledge transfer, Forecast offers pioneers from anywhere in the world working in various disciplines the chance to work with accomplished mentors toward bringing their projects to fruition, and to present them to the public. The following mentors are participating in the current edition of Forecast in 2018: museum director Tulga Beyerle (AUT), curator David Elliott (UK), video artist Omer Fast (ISR/GER), musician Holly Herndon (USA), artist Laura Lima (BRA), and curator and producer Peter Meanwell (UK/NOR). Deadline: 20 December 2017.
Artists are invited to create a digital artwork using open data from the Dublin and or Cork dashboards. The goal is to explore and expand multimodal creative expression in the digital space using open urban data and to extend the work of the dashboard visualization and the public impact of the research through an open competition for media artists to research and build alternative data tools, apps, and representation. Deadline: 30 November 2017.
The WMA Commission, one of the most recognised commissions focusing on photography, is inviting entries for proposals from artists and photographers from both Hong Kong and the international community to create new research-based photography work in Hong Kong, focusing on the theme of “Transition”. Project proposals must contextually relate to both the theme and to Hong Kong. Deadline: 15 December 2017
Horizon 2020 > Inclusive and sustainable growth through cultural and creative industries and the arts
Proposals should explore the conditions for a successful CCI sector, considering business models, resilient strategies and innovative solutions to boost sustainable employment and growth in the sector, and their interactions with research and development processes, especially for the self-employed and micro enterprises. Deadline: 13 March 2018.
Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives - Central european University > Aaron Swartz Fellowship (Hungary)
The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives (Blinken OSA) at Central european University, one of the initiators of the open Access movement awards a fellowship each year either to an unconventional technology expert early in his/her career, or a scholar or activist working at the intersection of humanities, social sciences and technology studies or technological solutions. Deadline: 31 December 2017.
Productions should be of newly commissioned and as yet unstaged work or of recently composed or rediscovered work. The creative teams should bring together emerging artists of different nationalities and disciplines (composers, librettists, stage directors, choreographers, stage directors, costume designers, etc.). Preference will go towards new opera and ballet creations by emerging artists. The lead company needs to be a FEDORA member. Deadline: 15 December 2017.
The objective of the International Award 'UCLG – Mexico City – Culture 21' is, to recognise leading cities and individuals that have distinguished themselves through their contribution to culture as a key dimension in sustainable cities. Deadline: 16 March 2018.
Within the recently inaugurated international residency program, MNAC Bucharest -The National Museum of Contemporary Art of Romania relaunches its annual call for proposals, addressing experts in the visual culture, who are seeking to work in and around the museum for a time frame spanning from 3 to 6 months. The museum is looking for international curators with a broad crosscultural vision, manifesting an interest in Eastern and Central European Art, with good command of English and good communication skills. Team work or at least a close exchange between residents is preferred. Deadline: 7 January 2018.
Variété Hablingbo, International place of creations and performances (Sweden) > Open call for applications
The Variété Hablingbo theatre tent has without a doubt become a landmark for Swedes living or visiting the island of Gotland. It is not just theatre that audiences seek out in the Variété Hablingbo tent. What they want is an experience. This call for projects is open to all disciplines of live performing art (circus, dance, performance, theatre, sound and light shows…). The participants should be less than 35 years old, should be willing to create an unprecedented project for Variété Hablingbo and take into account the language barrier (which can be a constraint as well as an asset). Deadline: 25 November 2017.
The non-profit Allianz Cultural Foundation initiates and sponsors multilateral art, culture and education projects in Europe and the Mediterranean fostering mutual understanding and dialogue that transcends borders. Its main focus is on cross-disciplinary and contemporary projects that put innovative approaches in art, culture and education into practice and that help shape social change in the spirit of European integration. They particularly support programs that promote exchange, encounters and digitization, that ignite enthusiasm for the European project in young people, and that forge sustainable ties between participating players. Deadline: 1 March 2018.
Seconde Nature and ZINC (France) > International call for projects Chroniques 2018 : creation and distribution of digital works 'Levitations'
In preparation of “Chroniques” an international biennial dedicated to new media art and digital culture, Seconde Nature and ZINC create a production platform, financed by the Conseil Régional Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (FRANCE), to help the production and circulation of original art. Together with other partners, they are calling for national and international artists to produce an original artwork. Deadline: 17 December 2017.
Imaginarius – International Street Theater Festival of Santa Maria da Feira (Portugal) > Open call for applications
In 2018, Imaginarius – International Street Theater Festival of Santa Maria da Feira gives space to the creativity of emerging artists from all over the world, through the competition of artistic creations for the public space – Mais Imaginarius. Mais Imaginarius is a section of the Imaginarius festival that challenges national and international artists to present proposals that approach the public space in its most diverse perceptions, testing formats and models, towards the construction of new artistic identities. Deadline: 31 December 2017.
Independent Projects awards provide funding to artists and arts managers who propose to undertake projects in the United States in collaboration with a US non-profit arts organization or individual artist. Applicants must have a letter of invitation from a US partner in order to apply for an Independent Projects award. Eligible countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mongolia, Moldova, Montenegro, Palestine, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Deadline: 5 December 2017.