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16.01.2019

Pro Helvetia > Studio residencies (Lebanon, Egypt, Morocco, Switzerland, Tunisia)

A studio residency (3 months) for Swiss artists, curators and cultural practitioners in the Arab region (to Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and Lebanon) or, conversely, in Switzerland for artists, curators and cultural practitioners from the Arab region (from Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and Lebanon). The Artists in Residence program started in Egypt in 2002. After being on hold for five years it was re-launched in 2017. The aim of the program is to enhance cultural exchange and artistic collaborations between Switzerland and the Arab region. Deadline: 1 March 2019.

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16.01.2019

AMARRE 2019 > Open call for applications

AMARRE aims to connect forcibly displaced artists (or artists in exile) to their host communities. It is a residency programme that provides a safe working space for the selected artists to develop their projects and share them with the local audience, as well as connect them to the professional networks in their new environments. Each local partner will host and accompany the selected artists in exile in the respective countries with the perspective of supporting a culture of openness, free expression and living together. This call is open to artists 1) of Syrian origin 2) currently in exile 3) in France / Turkey / Lebanon (performing arts / music). Deadline: 15 March 2019.

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16.01.2019

Open Call: Karavan and BNCN International Residency (Sweden)

Karavan is a performing arts collective of circus artists and musicians who “build our dream of an independent stage in an abandoned industrial hall in the middle of Malmö”. In collaboration with Baltic Nordic Circus Network and with support from Region Skåne the organisers are happy to announce a call out for a new residency opportunity. The call is open to all circus artists/circus companies with at least one person based in any of the Baltic or Nordic countries. Deadline: 4 February 2019.

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15.01.2019

V2_Lab for the Unstable Media (NL) and Museu Zero (PT) > Joint residency programme

V2_Lab for the Unstable Media (NL) and Museu Zero (PT) are launching a new joint residency program to encourage art projects that respond to ecological challenges using sustainable technologies. Artists from the Netherlands and Portugal are invited to submit projects that critically incorporate new technologies and cultivate alternative ways of engaging with natural and social ecologies. Deadline: 8 February 2019.

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12.01.2019

Studio das Weiss Haus (Austria) > Artist in Residence 2019

This call is addressed to international artists who work in the field of installation in combination with sound, video and performance art. The main selection criteria will be the proposed exhibition concept. The initial concept for the circular exhibition space in das weisse haus should focus on the idea of a vivid space that changes throughout the duration of the exhibition. Therefore the presentation may also have a discursive, site-specific and/or participatory format. In addition, the exhibition should relate to current topics, addressing socio-political issues, questioning curatorial practices, or dealing with participatory processes. Deadline: 1 February 2019.

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10.01.2019

Open Call European ARTificial Intelligence Lab (Argentina and Austria)

Together with twelve prestigious art and cultural institutions, Ars Electronica is launching a new Europe-wide, three-year initiative: the European ARTificial Intelligence Lab.Both stablished artists and up-and-coming talents will have the opportunity to spend several weeks at the Ars Electronica Futurelab and at the Muntref Centro de Arte y Ciencia (Museum of the Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, Art and Science Center) and Laboratorio de Neurociencia de la Universidad Torquato Ditella in Buenos Aires. The competition is aimed at artists who wish to develop new artistic approaches at the interface of neuroscience and artificial intelligence. Deadline: 17 February 2019.

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08.01.2019

Bortolomiol (Italy) > residency opportunity for female land artists

Bortolomiol, a luxury winery of historical origin, offers an artist-in-residence within its own production establishment, on the suggestive hills of Prosecco Superiore. The task of the selected artist will be to produce, in this period, a land art intervention to enhance the Filandetta Park, in the light of the environmental stimuli of the context. Female artists, who speak English or Italian fluently, without any restriction of age, nationality or artistic background (with preference to land art) can apply. Deadline: 30 April 2019.

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02.01.2019

Bern University of the Arts HKB (Switzerland) > Call for applications to a 16-month program

Eight residents are invited to join the upcoming Sommerakademie program under artistic director Tirdad Zolghadr, beginning 3 August 2019. The Sommerakademie Paul Klee caters to practitioners working at a postgraduate level, whether or not they have an official certificate saying so. Professional experience and intellectual appetite are the necessary requirements here. Though artists will be prioritized, curators and art writers are encouraged to apply. Deadline: 25 January 2019.

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27.12.2018

AOI Sonic Residency (South Africa) > Open call

AOI Sonic Residency is an intensive and experimental, research residency programme. It offers freedom of creativity and an interdisciplinary environment, in which musicians, dj’s, theorists, artists, composers, writers, broadcasters, designers, selectors, film-makers and critical thinkers, can develop ideas and work on sound-related projects, over a period of 4 weeks. AOI accepts submissions from emerging and mid-career creative professionals who are either formally trained in their respective discipline or self-taught. National Sonic Residencies are open to applicants who live in South Africa; International Sonic Residencies are open to applicants from other countries on the African continent, and who reside in Africa for minimally six months of the year. Deadline: 21 January 2019.

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27.12.2018

MAAJAAM (Estonia) > Open call for residencies

MAAJAAM is announcing opportunities for artists, makers and volunteers for the first half of year 2019. The organisers are looking for artists, makers, scientist, hackers, writers and volunteers to live and work here for a short period. Residency is open for a single person (or a team of two) for maximum period of 4 weeks. Minimum stay is 1 week. Residency is family friendly and pets/kids are welcomed. During warmer months (June and July) it is also possible to host small groups (5 people maximum). Deadline: 20 January 2019.

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21.12.2018

Call for applications for the Artists Development Programme 2019 “Urban rejuvenation: Limerick as a source of inspiration”

The European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute is pleased to announce the 2019 edition of its Artists Development Programme (ADP). The EIB Institute is looking for ONE visual artist (born after 1 January 1984) from an EU Member State to work on the theme of “Urban rejuvenation: Limerick as a source of inspiration”. In the event that the EIB agrees to acquire an artwork, it will feature in the exhibition Belonging – works from the collection of the European Investment Bank, to take place in Limerick, Ireland, in 2020. Deadline: 23 January 2019.

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21.12.2018

Call for applications for the Artists Development Programme 2019 “Disruption: The Imprint of Man” (Luxembourg)

The European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute is pleased to announce the 2019 edition of its Artists Development Programme (ADP), for which it is looking for ONE visual artist (born after 1 January 1984) from an EU Member State to work on the theme of “Disruption: The Imprint of Man”. The mentorship will be ensured by the acclaimed Finnish artist Jorma Puranen. Deadline: 23 January 2019.

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20.12.2018

Bothy Project > Artist residency call (Scotland)

Bothy Project is a growing network of exceptionally designed but simple cabins that offer artists of all kinds the opportunity to work in remote, spectacular locations in Scotland. Applications are open to artists of all forms, such as visual artists, performing artists, musicians, writers, and those working across disciplines or in collaboration. Priority will be given to those with an innovative approach to developing their practice and a commitment to developing and testing out new ground. The organisers particularly welcome applications from artists from minority ethnic backgrounds and Gaelic speakers or learners. Deadline: 20 January 2019.

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11.12.2018

European Investment Bank Foundation > Call for applications for the Artists Development Programme 2019

The European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute is pleased to announce the 2019 edition of its Artists Development Programme (ADP), for which it is looking for TWO visual artists (born after 1 January 1984) from Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania or Romania. The ADP offers emerging European visual artists a six week-long residency in Luxembourg, enabling them to develop their practice and create a new (body of) work(s), boosted by the mentorship of a high-profile established artist. In 2019, the recipients will each be mentored by acclaimed Finnish artist Jorma Puranen. Deadline: 23 January 2019.

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02.12.2018

Yvy Maraey Institute (Brazil) > Open call for artists in residence (visual arts)

During the four-week residency, selected artists will create contemporary art works and installations – permanent and / or temporary interventions – around the 25 acres of the Institute. The program seeks to give visibility to the artistic practices that question the contradictions and ambivalences of the complex relationship between art and nature. The project was awarded in the call #juntospelacultura_2_ of Rio Grande do Sul Fund for Cultural Support, with additional funding from COINCIDENCIA - Swiss & South American Cultural Exchanges. Deadline: 24 January 2019.

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