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This competition is open to candidates of all nationalities, all ages, and in the following six disciplines of the plastic arts: painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, photography and video. The topic of this year competition is water. Deadline for applications: 15 December.
AC/E´s mobility programme for Spanish artists and creators aims to encourage foreign institutions in various disciplines, public and private, to present Spanish artists and creators. Deadline: 31 March 2014.
The Culture in Defiance call is aimed at projects that strive for positive change. Their impact lies in creating opportunities of freedom of speech and thought. Support is only given to individuals and organisations in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Deadline for applications: 28 February 2014.
Korea-Australia Connection initiative - Call for applications for performing arts professionals and presenters
The Korea Arts Management Service (KAMS) and the Australia Council for the Arts have partnered on the Korea-Australia Connection Initiative to support performing arts professionals to research and develop new collaborative projects. The applications for presenters are open by Wednesday 11 December 2013, while for performing arts professionals by Friday 20 December 2013.
The goal of the challenge is to bring together art and technology, artists with technologies, and to unleash the huge potential of mixing the creativity and perspective of artists with the nowadays powerful open hardware technologies. 12,000 euros gross as fees and a grant of up to 2,000 euros gross for travel, accommodation and expenses. Deadline: 16 January 2014.
Change of scene - International partnerships for the Performing Arts (German speaking countries and eligible countries)
CHANGE OF SCENE is a funding programme of the Robert Bosch Stiftung in collaboration with the International Theatre Institute-Germany. An application can be submitted by theatres and independent theatre groups from the areas of drama, dance, music theatre, puppet theatre and performance in the German-speaking region (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland) who are interested in collaborating with partners from North Africa or Eastern Europe. Deadline: 15 February 2014.
The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) was established in 2007 by local cultural lobbyists as an independent initiative that funds individuals and organizations in the fields of cinema, performing arts, literature, music and visual arts while facilitating cultural exchange, research and cooperation across the Arab world and globally. Various deadlines from February till June 2014.
The Young Arab Theatre Fund (YATF) is an international organization designed to serve independent young artists living and working in the Arab World. The long term goal of YATF is to encourage the sustainability of the independent artistic scene in the Arab World and to nurture and sustain its development. Two up-coming calls on 1 January 2014.
Kunstwerk Carlshütte (Büdelsdorf, Germany) is a non-profit cultural initiative and organises the NordArt, an annual international exhibition of visual arts from June to the beginning of October. NordArt is one of the largest juried exhibition of contemporary art in Europe, representing all facets of visual arts. Check the conditions for the NordArt Prize and the NordArt Symposium. Deadline: 15 December.
La Box, at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Art of Bourges (France): Open call for curatorial project
La Box at The Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Art of Bourges, France (ENSA) is currently having an open call to entrust its programme and exhibitions to young curators. Production and transport of works, travel and accommodation expenses for the artists, travel expenses for the curator(s), communication and publications costs are covered. Deadline: 15 March 2014.
Through USAI, grants are available to American dance, music and theater ensembles and solo performers that have been invited to perform at significant international festivals anywhere in the world outside of the United States and its territories. Deadlines for applications: 6 December 2013 and 18 April 2014.
The Competition aims at raising awareness of social innovation's potential to foster growth, entrepreneurship and provide solutions for today's challenges. It will engage businesses (including start-ups), social economy and citizens in Europe in a huge range of sectors, thereby creating new connections and job opportunities. Deadline: 11 December.
Sharjah Art Foundation announces the 2014 Production Programme Open Call for grants to artists working in a range of media in the MENASA region. Up to $200,000 is available in this application cycle. Deadline for applications: 31 January 2014.
The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation grants support to exhibition projects (solo or group exhibitions) by Portuguese artists abroad. Four deadlines a year: during the last week of the months of January, April, July and October.
Check the eligible list of countries for projects undertaken by civil society organisations. Organisations based in non-Commonwealth Foundation member countries can apply for a grant, provided the activity or project is taking place in an eligible Commonwealth Foundation member country. Deadlines for the submission of preliminary application forms: 29 October 2013, 3 March and 30 September 2014.