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Artists and creative practitioners are invited to apply to join the University of Bedfordshire as a visiting artist for a year. Participants will partner with an academic or research department within the University of Bedfordshire to research, develop and test their practice under the influence of new and emerging themes and ideas. With the support of the University of Bedfordshire both financially and academically, this exciting opportunity offers the artist the chance to propel their career towards realising large-scale national and international projects that will make real impact on local and global communities. Deadline: 14 December 2017.
Journalists from Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Kenya, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Senegal, Tanzania and Tunisia are invited to send applications for a two-week workshop in cultural journalism in Braunschweig, Germany (4-17 June 2018). The workshop will deal with the value of culture and the role of cultural journalism in the context of social and political challenge as well as practical features of writing interviews and critical texts on the performing arts. Deadline: 1 December 2017.
Workshop on World Heritage, Sustainable Development and Civil Society (Belgium) > Call for participants
This workshop aims to identify concrete approaches and models to implement the UNESCO policy on sustainable development and World Heritage, through a workshop involving civil society. This workshop also aims to find innovative ways of involving civil society to help implement the policy. This workshop is open to activists, members of civil society, academics and professionals with expertise in sustainable development or cultural and natural heritage, or people with expertise and interests in social, economic or environmental issues. Deadline: 6 December 2017.
The Gonzervatory, an 8-day residential music performance workshop, is open to every musician 18 or older, from all parts of the world who write and perform their own materials regardless of experiences, language and instrument (composing instrumentalists, singer-songwriters, rappers, producers…). Deadline: 1 December 2017.
This is a dynamic programme that focuses on key questions facing art galleries and museums in the twenty-first century. Tate Intensive comprises around 25 selected participants from around the world. Tate is actively seeking a diverse range of professionals working in art galleries, museums and other cultural institutions at different stages of their careers in a wide range of countries. This intimate group of culture professionals is encouraged to share knowledge and exchange ideas concerning their current practice, as well as discussing new approaches to curating, programming, audience development, governance and digital technology. Deadline: 1 December 2017.
TheatreWorks (Singapore), in partnership with the Goethe-Institut Singapore, is calling for participants to be part of the first edition of The CURATORS ACADEMY conceived & led by ONG Keng Sen, the Artistic Director of TheatreWorks (Singapore) and Founding Festival Director of Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA), 2014 to 2017. This initiative is for aspiring curators in South East Asia. These will primarily be independent artists and producers with strong networks but the Academy will strive to provide a platform for exchange to develop various curatorial perspectives and considerations with them. The Academy is open to programmers affiliated with institutions; the focus remains on the development of independent curation. Deadline: 27 November 2017.
This call is aimed at theatre makers up to the age of 35 from the fields of directing, acting, design, dramaturgy, writing, music, video, performance, choreography and other artistic disciplines. The International Forum is a 18 days scholarship programme organised by the Berliner Festspiele’s Theatertreffen and sponsors theatre makers from all parts of the world. The organisers are especially interested in hearing from artists whose work addresses socially relevant issues, outlines new narratives and perspectives and seeks to connect with traditional theatre forms with the aim of developing them further and looking for new aesthetic idioms. Deadline: 15 December 2017.
Magnum Foundation’s Photography and Social Justice Programme expands diversity and creativity in the field of documentary photography through capacity-building and critical explorations of photography and social change. Each year, the programme supports a diverse, international group of Photography and Social Justice Fellows who are passionate about challenging injustice, pursuing social equality, and advancing human rights through photography. Deadline: 30 November 2017.
The program is offered free of charge to arts managers from across the United States and around the world through a competitive application process. Fellows attend a four-week residency in Washington, D.C. each summer for three consecutive years and receive ongoing personalized mentoring, both during and between the month-long residencies. Applicants must currently serve as an executive or department head within an arts or cultural organization and have a minimum of five years working experience in an administrative capacity in an arts or cultural organization.Deadline: 15 December 2017.
Depuis plus de 10 ans Leda Atomica Musique, avec le soutien de l’AFDAS, organise un stage de Gamelan et de culture javanaise à Yogyakarta capitale culturelle de l’île de JAVA en Indonésie. Ce stage est spécialement conçu pour les artistes occidentaux et co-animé par des acteurs-musiciens indonésiens du collectif Gayam 16 et le vibraphoniste Français Alex Grillo, qui a réalisé un important travail de recherche et d’interprétation autour du gamelan javanais. Date limite: 1er décembre 2017.
The European Diploma in Cultural Project Management is a pan-European training programme arising from the will to foster cultural diversity as well as transregional and transnational cultural exchanges. Each year, around 25 professionals from +/- 20 countries are taking part in the European Diploma. Since 1989, more than 570 cultural managers from 45 countries (from Europe mainly and the Middle East, Canada, Sénégal, etc) followed this course. The programme is supported by the Council of Europe. Deadline: 15 January 2018.
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.