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This 8-day programme is designed to provide learning and thinking opportunities, mediated by reputed speakers from Para Site’s International Conference as well as by art practitioners from across Hong Kong’s diverse institutional landscape. The programme provides a laboratory for experimentation, posing fundamental questions and ideas that challenge various models of curatorial practice. It will also offer opportunities for networking and enhance the development of systems meant to nurture the participants’ careers. Deadline: 31 May 2017.
Madrassa supports innovative, independent curatorial practices that look beyond the dominant dynamics and modes of production, and seek to render art more accessible to all. It explores socially engaged visual arts practices, promotes collaborative projects and rich transnational exchange, and offers a platform for experimentation to the region’s emerging curatorial talents. There is no age limit and no restriction in regards to nationality but participants shall be active in North Africa and/or the Middle-East.Deadline: 5 May 2017.
The organisers are looking for 6 artists with exciting ideas for non-fiction Virtual Reality projects from anywhere in Africa to attend a five day VR workshop taking place in Cape Town (South Africa) from 24 -28 July 2017. No VR experience required but we are looking for established artists and filmmakers in their field, ranging from documentary and fiction film, theatre, performance & visual arts, fashion, photography, writing, design and game development. Ideas must be non-fiction but we welcome a range of approaches: 360 film, animation, interactive, hybrid etc. Deadline: 1 May 2017.
The scholarships can be asked when applying for a training activity for young conductors or composers under the label of ECA-EC and the Eurochoir. It targets talented conductors and composers under 30 with limited economic resources. Applicants shall apply by the deadline of applications for each respective event.
With tight public budgets, many creative organisations are looking for alternative ways of raising money. Here’s the free course by Creatives' Europe on Crowdfunding – an interesting and viable model to not just raise funding, but also create stronger bonds with audiences. Creatives' Europe curated the ‘Gibbon Online Class’ to help you understand what crowdfunding is all about, how it could be relevant to your work and how to start a campaign.
Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a cross-border exchange programme which gives new or aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to learn from experienced entrepreneurs running small businesses in other Participating Countries. Apply now!
Rave Scholarships support further practical training for young curators, restorers, museum technicians and cultural managers from countries in transition and developing countries. Deadline: 15 September each year.