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Unlimited is a commissions programme, delivered by Shape Arts and Artsadmin, funded by Arts Council England with additional funding from Arts Council Wales, British Council and Spirit of 2012. They are looking to support commissions for disabled artists and companies that support disabled-led work across all art forms. The different organisations are looking for quality, innovation and ambition across everything we commission. Deadline: 7 November.
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.
Established in 2013, the Emerald Initiative has helped create milestones in exchanges with Southeast Asia. Successful cases include environmental art by visiting artists from Thailand and Singapore; theater performances by Taiwanese indigenous musicians and Indonesian drama artists; and shared experiences by Malaysian field experts in preserving heritage sites. Deadline: 31 October.
The HORIZONS “Arts-Nature” in Sancy event, programmed for 24th June till 24th September 2017, will be the eleventh contemporary art based event. The pieces are short-lived and specifically made for the Sancy massif (heart of the Massif Central in France). Managed by the Sancy Tourist Office, the call for projects involves the creation of 10 works of art into the territory of The Sancy Massif Community of Municipalities. Deadline: 12 November.
For each edition, Forecast selects six mentors of various disciplines who offer interested participants their expertise in specifying and realizing their pioneering project ideas. The following mentors are participating in the current edition of Forecast in 2016/2017: curator Hou Hanru (CHN), designer Heather Martin (GB), video artist Bjørn Melhus (DE/NOR), architect Philippe Rahm (CH), choreographer Richard Siegal (USA), and composer Jennifer Walshe (IRL). Deadline: 30 November.
21st International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival Stuttgart (Germany) > Competition for contemporary choreographers and young dancers
The festival will provide an overall view of the latest trends in the solo-dance-theatre scene. As participants in the competition, choreographers and dancers from around the world, are requested to perform a solo piece which is new, original, imaginative, unique and which displays unusual achievement. Deadline: 11 November.
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.
Europeana is calling all developers, designers, makers, artists, educators and cultural heritage digital thinkers! They are offering a share of €20.000 for the best idea(s) of how to creatively re-use Europeana and Europeana Fashion’s openly licensed fashion content in a digital product, service or business. Deadline: 31 October.
Choreographers must be 35 or younger. The competition is open to any kind of style. Evaluation is based exclusively on imaginative use of space and time, the realisation of an idea, and its transfer onto the performers. The duration of the performance, have to be between 5 and 12 minutes. A solo-ballet may not be interpreted by the choreographer him/herself. Deadline: 22 April 2017.
apexart’s Unsolicited Exhibition Programme (UEP) is a month-long open call for focused, idea-driven, original group exhibitions, to be presented at apexart’s New York City location as part of the season program. Curators, artists, writers, and creative individuals, regardless of experience level, background, or location, are invited to submit their ideas online. Deadline: 31 October (from 1 October).
The announcement is open to artists up to the age of 40, debutants and art students from the areas of painting, sculpturing, photography, installation, video, media art, and new media. The goal is to support artists to implement new projects. Each candidate is presented with its own online gallery on the website www.artward.de. Deadline: 30 October.
International presenters (festivals, venues, networks) can apply if they seek to program Korean artists/groups. Deadline: 30 November.
Winning cartoons will be chosen for their high professional standards in art, political analysis of events, projection of events to come, humor, while also reflecting the spirit and principles of the U.N. Deadline: 15 November.
The Roma Initiatives Office invites Roma and pro-Roma organisations, and nonformal groups, networks, or individuals from Albania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Spain to submit projects for support. This call is open on an on-going basis.
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Greater China Research Programme aims to support practitioners to utilise Asia Art Archive’s (AAA) extensive collection of primary source documents and develop new, in-depth historical research projects on topics relating to contemporary Chinese art. Deadline: 19 November.