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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.
2017 EESC Civil Society Prize - Innovative projects to promote quality employment and entrepreneurship for the future of work
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: 8 September 2017.
La Gaîté Lyrique, Cinekid, KIKK and WoeLab are coordinating Les Voyages de Capitaine futur, a joint project that aims to empower citizens with technology culture from a very young age. The four partners are developing the project around Capitaine futur, an imaginary character whose journeys introduce, since 2011, children to contemporary art and new media, which serve as tools for emancipation and learning. The partnership is launching an open call for proposals for the production and travelling exhibition of three original media artworks, which will be paired with creation workshops and online tutorials and exhibited in Paris, Amsterdam, Namur and Lomé. Deadline (extended): 6 September 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.
First call for proposals for the financing of cross-border cooperation projects in the Mediterranean
Amongst the topics addressed by the call, which covers the 11 Programme Priorities, are the challenges linked to territorial economic growth through the development of small and medium-sized enterprises, the driving role of innovation and research, social inclusion and the fight against poverty, and finally the protection of environment and adaptation to climate change. Each partnership submitting a project proposal shall represent at least three eligible countries, including at least one different EU Mediterranean Country and one Mediterranean Partner Country. Deadline: 9 November 2017.
The Climate Action Challenge is a new global design competition calling on the creative community to submit bold, innovative solutions to combat the impacts of climate change. What Design Can Do (WDCD) and its main partners, IKEA Foundation and Autodesk Foundation, invite designers, creative thinkers and imaginative trouble-shooters from all countries and disciplines to take part! Deadline: 24 September 2017.
Culture Resource, in cooperation with Kirkelig Kulturverksted (KKV) Norway, announces the launch of an exceptional grant to fund the development of new, original creative artistic works by Arab artists. The fund will be used to support creative projects in music, theater, dance, visual arts, and multidisciplinary productions (i.e. installations combining several of above). The selected artworks will be premiered at the third edition of the Red Zone Festival which will take place in both Norway and the Arab Region in Spring 2018. Deadline: 28 July 2017.
The Prize will reward outstanding contributions that communicate the EU -its founding values, history, action and key benefits- to wider society, enhance citizens' understanding of the EU, broaden the ownership of the European project and build trust in the EU. Deadline: 16 August 2017.
22th 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. The respected jury will judge choreographic and dance skills as well as musicality, interpretation and performance. Deadline: 11 November 2017.
SouthMed WiA > Promoting the Role and Image of Women in the Southern Mediterranean Audiovisual Sector > Towards greater gender equality
SouthMed WiA, a project funded by the European Union within the framework of the regional programme Med Film, launches its 1st Call for Proposals. The objective of this call is to support projects addressing weaknesses and issues related to gender equality and the under-representation of women in the audiovisual sector in seven Southern Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
This call offers the possibility for production of new artwork that will be co-produced by the LLB partner Lokomotiva- Centre for New initiatives in Arts and Culture (Lokomotiva-Skopje), representing the Nomad Dance Academy network. The co-production activity is directly linked with the Prix Jardin d’Europe, as at least four Dance Works! pieces are among the 10-14 annually nominated works. All Dance Works! creations are at display on the LLB website in full length to guarantee maximum exposure for the young artists. Deadline: 20 August 2017.
For its 7th edition, the François Schneider Foundation in Wattwiller (France) launches the “Contemporary Talents 2017” Competition in order to discover, accompany and reveal new talents at the general public and to support the contemporary creation on the theme of water. The competition chooses each year 7 laureates among a thousand of candidatures and it is open to candidates of all nationalities, all ages, and in all disciplines related to visual arts. Deadline: 1 October 2017.
Annually, the Canon Foundation in Europe grants up to 15 Fellowships to highly qualified European and Japanese researchers. European Fellows are expected to pursue a period of research in Japan whereas Japanese Fellows are expected to do their research in Europe. All Europeans are eligible to apply (including Israel, Turkey, Balkan and Baltic countries). Europeans should have permanent citizenship in the country. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
i Light Marina Bay, Asia’s leading sustainable light art festival, returns for its sixth edition in March 2018! Organised by Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Authority, the 3-week festival will illuminate Marina Bay’s urban spaces with innovative and sustainable light art installations designed by creative talents from around the world. The organisers are now inviting submissions from local and international artists, designers, creative industry practitioners, equipment suppliers, business and educational institutions. Deadline: 31 July 2017.