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International Literary Residency in Ulyanovsk for writers and artists from the UNESCO Cities of Literature Network (Russia)

Ulyanovsk UNESCO City of Literature has announced an open call for their International Literary Residency for writers and artists from the UNESCO Literary Cities Network. The residency lasts one month, running 1-30 September 2020, and invites applications from writers, poets, translators, playwrights, screenwriters, etc., as well as artists of all genres (illustrators, film directors, film makers, visualisation artists, photographers, etc.) who are implementing literary projects. Applicants must come from one of the UNESCO Cities of Literature. Deadline: 30 April 2020.

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Kinono > Open Call for ‘Four (Plus One) Elements’ Residency (Greece)

Tinos Art Gathering invites participants from all disciplines in the arts and sciences to apply to the thematic series ‘Four (plus one) elements’, implemented through four distinct 15-day residency programmes (fire, water, air, earth) until the fall of 2020. Next deadline: 22 February 2020.

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Contested desires > Open call for participation

CONTESTED DESIRES is a transnational capacity building programme for artists and producers engaging with communities and heritage spaces. With a focus on exchange and learning, the programme will offer unique opportunities for artists and communities to explore our shared heritage through research, workshops, residencies and exhibitions. Working in the UK, Portugal, Cyprus, Spain, and Barbados CONTESTED DESIRES will dig deep to explore, and reveal the links between our shared colonial history and our cultural identities today – from the diverse perspectives of those working across Europe and in the Caribbean. Deadline: 18 November 2019.

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Tanzlabor_21 Artist-in-Residence-Programme - Dance residencies (Germany)

After a reorganisation of the residency programme, Tanzlabor_21 now offers the following different formats: residencies, research residencies, grants for national and international artists, as well as grants for the use of Z, Centre for Research and Rehearsals. Various deadlines according to the residencies.

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Dora Maar House (France) - Fellowships for residencies

Outstanding mid-career professionals in the arts and humanities are encouraged to apply for residencies from the Brown Foundation Fellows Program at the Dora Maar House. Yearly deadlines: 15 October and 15 February.

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The Swatch Art Peace Hotel artist residency program (Shanghai)

The Swatch Art Peace Hotel Artist Residency invites artists from around the world to apply online for a residency in Shanghai. Different forms of art are welcome to explore the contemporary arts in China's most vibrant city: dancing, music, photography, filmmaking, writing, painting and conceptual art. Known and unknown artists are invited to stay for a period of up to six months. Travel costs, among others, are covered. No deadline.

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