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EUROPALIA CURATOR’S AWARD > Open call for emerging Belgium-based curators to develop a project with Europalia Indonesia (Belgium)
First and unique in Belgium, EUROPALIA CURATOR’S AWARD, aims to give financial and logistic resources to an emergent curator in order to develop an ambitious project with three artists of her/his choice. For EUROPALIA CURATOR’S AWARD the organisers would like to address the subject of biodiversity and related ecological questions in Indonesia. Deadline: 22 January 2017.
The annual photo contest rewards photographers for the best single exposure pictures contributing to the past year of visual journalism. Whether entered as singles or stories, these pictures are judged in terms of their accurate, fair, and visually compelling insights about our world. Deadline: 11 January 2017.
To increase sustainable networking and international promotion of German contemporary dance, the NATIONALES PERFORMANCE NETZ (NPN) has two support models: the NPN Coproduction Fund for Dance and the NPN International Guest Performance Fund for Dance. Deadlines for 2017: 31 January and 15 April.
Since 2009, apexart has been hosting Franchise Exhibitions around the world. Started to address the boundaries of art and business, the Franchise Exhibition Program has since presented over 20 exhibitions in 15 different countries and 4 states, each exploring an idea specific to the location. All exhibitions must include the work of at least three artists. Apply for the 2017-2018 season before 28 February 2017.
The Fellowship is open to working professionals of any age and from any country who have demonstrated excellence in working with visual storytelling and a commitment to effecting social change. Applicants may work in a broad range of visual formats including photography, video, audio, motion or VR. Deadline: 31 January 2017.
The Maison de la Culture d’Amiens is a centre of creative production. Its programme includes theatrical,cinematic and artistic productions. Within the scope of its visual arts programme, the Maison de la Culture d‘Amiens is organising the 8th edition of the Art, cities & landscape – Amiens Hortillonnages Festival, which will take place from 17th June to 15th October 2017. To mark the occasion of this new edition, the Maison de la Culture d’Amiens has initiated a call for bids from young artists and landscape architects to create in situ at the Hortillonnages d’Amiens. Deadline: 19 December.
The International Early Music Competition in Loire Valley is open to all instrumental ensembles performing repertoire from the 17th and 18th centuries on period instruments (Baroque chamber ensembles), whose average age is 30 years old maximum. The aim of this competition is to promote ensembles of young musicians who specialize in this repertoire. Deadline: 1 April 2017.
The organisers have given the 2017 Award a theme: ‘The Poetics of Structure’. Open to multiple interpretations and approaches, the theme lends itself to responses from artists interested in the structural and the engineered as a way to convey meaning. The brief for the award is to create an innovative work for temporary exhibition in a busy urban public space. Deadline: 6 January 2017.
This Call for Proposals is directed at civic and state theaters as well as independent companies from the German-speaking realm (Germany, Austria or Switzerland) who wish to develop a new artistic project with a partner from North Africa or Eastern Europe. Change of Scene is open to all sectors of the performing arts. There should be one public presentation of the sponsored projects in both countries, or, at least, in the German-speaking partner country. Deadline: 15 February 2017.
The Stanford Arts Institute, invites applications for one-year visiting fellowships. Fellows are expected to conduct interdisciplinary research on the theme “Creative Cities.” Each Fellow will be affiliated with the Stanford Arts Institute, as well as with a relevant department or programme at Stanford. The Institute is interested in candidates who can reach across disciplines (such as economics, geography, public policy, urban design) as well as artistic media. Deadline: 10 January 2017.
Ce prix soutient la recherche française portant sur la création artistique des années 1960 à nos jours et sa mise en réseau internationale. Il a pour but de permettre au/à la lauréat/e de mener une recherche au sein d’une université ou d’un institut de recherche à l’étranger. Date limite: 2 janvier 2017.
There are four focus areas: Creative expression, Capacity development, Constructive engagement, Learning and sharing. Two grant calls will open for applications on 1 December 2016: 1) Grants call for projects to be implemented in eligible countries in Africa, Americas, Asia and Europe. The deadline for submission of the preliminary application form is 17.00 GMT on 4 January 2017; 2) Grants call for projects to be implemented in Pacific Islands - Kiribati, Papua New Guinea and Tonga. The deadline for submission of the preliminary application form is 17.00 GMT on 10 February 2017.
The WMA Commission invites 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 MOBILITY. Deadline: 15 December.
Festival Belluard Bollwerk International and Migros Culture Percentage (Switzerland) > Call for projects in unexpected places
Applications shall be accepted from interdisciplinary artists and practitioners from other fields – citizens of Fribourg or the rest of the world, individuals or groups – submitting performative or installative projects or interventions within the formal frame. Deadline: 11 December.
How can culture defy climate change? The second award of the Cultural Innovation International Prize encourages projects that offer imaginative and effective solutions to one of the biggest global problems of the 21st century. The winning proposal will be included in an exhibition on the subject at the CCCB (Centre for Contemporary Culture in Barcelona). Deadline: 31 January 2017.