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Arts Council Tokyo (ACT) and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government are carrying out the Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL which is an initiative that will see a variety of cultural programs unfold in the run-up to the Tokyo2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, promoting Tokyo’s appeal as a city of arts and culture. One of the 4 categories “Overseas Artistic Creation in Tokyo” will provide support to projects in Tokyo that encourage creation of new art (including collaborative work) by artists residing abroad as well as overseas artists. Deadline: 31 August 2019.
The aim of the Foundation is to strengthen cohesion in Europe using the tools of art and culture. As a promoter of social change, the Foundation is geared towards achieving impact and it operates independently. The call addresses actors who use the tools of art and culture to create spaces, facilitate a critical debate, promote an exchange of ideas and encourage networking across borders. The Foundation is looking for projects that reflect the fractures in our societies, integrate different positions, adopt a translocal approach, demonstrate the courage to shake people up, and surprise and challenge them as a result. Deadline: 30 September 2019.
The NRW KULTUR sekretariat offers a total of four residences lasting several weeks for topic-related, production-independent research in the period January to December 2020. Three scholarships are aimed at dance artists from abroad for a research stay in one of the 21 member cities of the NRWKS. The focus is on cultural, political, social or scientific aspects. NRW as a state of cities offers numerous and varied opportunities for this.Deadline: 6 October 2019.
Leeds International Festival is the UK’s leading metropolitan festival of new ideas and innovation. Since its inception in 2017, the Festival has expanded rapidly, attracting increased funding, partners, and collecting international awards for best practice. The festival has played a significant part in shaping the city’s vibrant character and is pushing the identity of Leeds as a beacon of invention. The organisers are opening up their CORE and OFF programme to an open call. Proposals are encouraged from all, whether comedian, speaker, musician, performer, early in your career or an established creator or organisation, working in performance art, film, dance, theatre, comedy, sound etc. Deadline: 6 September 2019.
For the first time in its 26-year history IKOB- Museum of Contemporary Art in Eupen is announcing the IKOB Art Prize expressly as a prize for feminist art. An invitation is being issued to artists of all gender whose work contributes to the dissemination of feminist ideas and ideals. Everybody living in Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Germany, as well as in East Belgium in particular, may apply with a digital portfolio. Deadline: 1 September 2019.
The general objective of this Call for Proposals is for the selected organisations to develop and implement their short-term individual mobility actions through the provision of financial support to artists and/or cultural professionals and produce recommendations to the Commission. The results of all projects will be taken into account by the European Commission in developing a permanent action under the Creative Europe Programme 2021-2017 dedicated to supporting the mobility of artists and cultural professionals. Deadline: 27 September 2019.
The aim of the Civil Society Prize, which is awarded annually, is to reward and encourage tangible initiatives and achievements by civil society organisations and/or individuals that have made a significant contribution to promoting European identity and integration. Its overall objective is to raise awareness of the contribution that civil society organisations and/or individuals can make to the creation of a European identity and citizenship in a way that underpins the common values that shore up European integration. Deadline: 6 September 2019.
The call is open to individual artists, professionals and companies with particular attention to productions focused on the close interaction between musical composition and action on stage. The project must be submitted as a production that can be developed during the different phases of the residency and that could include the most diverse expressive practices (as such: dance, music composition and interpretation, DJ-set, live soundtrack, composition of a soundtrack, activity of noise music, theatre, body performance, singing, new technologies, video art, motion-capture, readings, site specific design). Deadline: 6 September 2019.
Choreographers may participate in the competition with a solo piece that is presented either as a premiere or hasn’t been performed on stage for the first time before March 2019. The duration of the performance has to be between 9 and 12 minutes. The choreographies should be developed along the lines of a contemporary and genuine movement-language. The applicant is free in choice of subject and music. The piece may be interpreted by the choreographer him/herself. The dancer must be 30 or younger. Deadline: 11 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.
Since its inception in 2010 by the COAL Association, the COAL Prize has become a vehicle for identification, promotion and dissemination of these artists to the general public, political actors and professionals of culture and ecology. For its tenth edition in 2019 the COAL Prize will, in collaboration with the Platform on Disaster Displacement and DISPLACEMENT: Uncertain Journeys, tackle an essential subject: displacement related to disasters and climate change. The COAL Prize supports art projects in progress. Its award is not intended to cover all production costs of the project but should be considered as an aid to its development. Deadline: 9 September 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
This funding is intended for coproductions by artists in the fields of theatre, dance, music and performance art, in which hybrid and interdisciplinary formats and the use of digital media may be key components. The target group comprises professional artists and ensembles abroad and in Germany, which demonstrably lack sufficient resources to realize their coproduction project on their own. Projects between German and non-European partners, in particular from transition countries, are preferred. Deadline: 15 October 2019.
Through the Crossing Borders programme, the organisers fund international research trips by authors, filmmakers and photographers: from China (incl. Taiwan, Macao, Hong Kong), India, Indonesia, Japan and Vietnam, to Germany and from German-speaking countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. The organisers welcome applications from authors, filmmakers and photographers who intend to gather information first hand, visit authentic sites and dare to forge their own, new perspective. The intended publication may range from literary and essayistic prose works, poetry, photo-text volumes, children’s and young adults’ literature, scripts for documentary and feature films, to radio programs and multimedia productions. Deadlines: 30 April and 31 October 2019.
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.