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Tanzcompagnie Konzert Theater Bern and its director Estefania Miranda are pleased to announce a call for applications. Tanzplattform Bern is an International dance festival and competition for choreographers. All stylistic approaches to choreography are admitted. Criteria for selection require a clear artistic vision that encompasses professionalism, choreographic craftsmanship, a high level of dance performance and innovation. Deadline: 30 December 2017.
In 2016 the Van Abbemuseum launched the research programme Deviant Practice. Following the conclusion of nine research projects over the past year, they are seeking new proposals from artists, curators and writers for 2018. There are two research frameworks: Archives and Constituencies. Deadline: 17 November 2017.
Curators, artists, writers, and creative individuals, regardless of experience level, background, or location can apply. No topics are off limits, no ideas are too controversial. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia is launching a call for performing arts cooperation projects in Europe in order to foster partnerships between Swiss and other European cultural institutions and organisations in the performing arts field. With the support provided, Swiss cultural institutions and organisations are given the opportunity to expand their professional network and to familiarise themselves with local scenes and the working methods of their peers in other European countries. They are also given the possibility of enhancing their own artistic practice through new forms of collaboration. Projects from the following disciplines may be submitted: theatre, dance, literary and visual art performance, contemporary music theatre, contemporary circus. Deadline: 1 March 2018.
Open call for artists, scholars and activists: “Power Structures and Hidden Borders” (Venice, Italy)
Selected artists and researchers will be invited to build upon existing work in a physically non-invasive way. The media with which this can be achieved includes, but is not limited to, video art projections, digital art, multi-media (augmented reality, light art, internet art), performances, audio art, guided tours, open tables and lectures. Deadline: 1 October 2017.
Reuters seeks to develop the next generation of photojournalists to share original, visual stories from around the world. Any passionate photojournalist or photojournalism student may apply. Reuters welcomes diverse candidates from all backgrounds and is excited to work with emerging talent who can tell stories from new perspectives. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to successfully conceive and complete their grant project. Deadline: 10 December 2017.
Open call with focus French Culture as part of the project Kapana Creative District – Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
The initiative, organised by Plovdiv 2019 Foundation and French Institute Bulgaria, aims to support events and interventions in public spaces in the central district of Plovdiv Kapana and to present a special French Cultural Focus. The selected ideas, presenting artistic interventions in public spaces, such as installations, sculptures, projections, functional and decorative design in an urban environment, area specific and site-specific expression and identification of the district, campaigns and acts, exhibitions, dance performances, theater, music, literature, cinema, urban gardening and gastronomy, would be implemented from November 2017 till May 2018. Deadline: 29 September 2017.
Since its inception in 2001, the Washington Award has recognized talented artists in the fields of, music, dance, and visual arts especially those who contribute to international cultural collaboration. Artists from all over the world who meet the other eligibility requirements to apply for the S&R Washington Award can apply. Deadline: 5 October 2017.
In the context of international mobility and exchange of artists and cultural operators, the Roberto Cimetta Fund is running a funding line to support strengthening and sustainability of organisations and projects. The Tamteen funding line aims to promote cultural and artistic initiatives lead by Arab artists and cultural operators developing local projects (venues, networks, platforms). The fund aims to create a leverage effect that could contribute modestly to rebalancing forces between Arab and European components in the exchange, as well as strengthening and sustaining cultural exchange between Arab regions. Deadline: 30 September 2017.
For the 21st Festival in 2017, entries will be accepted from across the globe. Entries are sought in various disciplines of the Media Arts including interactive art, video, websites, games, animation and comics, from professional, amateur, independent and commercial sources. Deadline: 5 October 2017.
Kawamura arts and cultural foundation > 2017 Socially Engaged Art Support Grant (Japan) > Open for applications
This grant will support Socially Engaged Art projects that will take place in Japan and commit to the community and society; implement activities together with communities and residents; and aim to build and demonstrate models of a better society. This would further enhance in-depth relationships between art culture and the society and will contribute in cultivating higher cultural developments in Japan. Applications can come from artists or organisations, from all nationalities, who work in the context of contemporary art. Deadline: 22 October 2017.
During state of fashion 2018 | searching for the new luxury, the exhibition Future Scenarios presents a stimulating anthology of ground-breaking concepts and practices, in which innovation and a new imagination are guiding principles. Designers, brands and artists are invited to submit ideas and products that are about to break through to the market, or offer new perspectives on the fashion system, or in broader terms, on the things around us with which we interact. There are five subcategories: New imagination of luxury; Designing for better lives; New business models; The makers and the product in the spotlight and Interdisciplinary relationships. Deadline: 30 September 2017.
Specifically aimed at global artists aged 18 to 30 who are not yet represented by an established gallery, submissions will be made exclusively through the ArteVue App taking in 2-dimensional works on paper and canvas, photography and 3-dimensional sculpture. The prizes include a three-month residency at Delfina Foundation and $15,000 USD. Deadline: 1 October 2017.
This programme is designed to provide financial assistance for non-profit organisations in the US and Canada that aim to introduce Japanese performing arts to local audiences. PAJ Touring Grants help present Japanese performing arts at multiple locations in the United States and Canada, with an emphasis on locations outside major metropolitan areas. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
L’Institut français, en partenariat avec le ministère de la Culture – Direction générale de la création artistique, et l’Institut national d’histoire de l’art s’associent pour l’attribution d’une aide à la mobilité internationale « Recherche innovante en art contemporain » à un/e chercheur/se français/e ou vivant en France. Date limite: 30 septembre 2017.