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Creative FLIP has announced the second round of its peer-to-peer exchange and mobility scheme for creative hubs. The call is open to creative hubs from all EU member states, Creative Europe countries, and ENP countries, with exchanges taking place within the period 16 March - 12 June 2020. Deadline: 1 February 2020.
The STARTS Prize awards the most pioneering collaborations and projects in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossing points of science/technology and the arts. There are two prizes, one for Artistic Exploration and one for Innovative Collaboration, open to work in all genres and disciplines, and open to applications from throughout the world. Winning projects will be presented at the Ars Electronica Festival in September 2020 in Linz, Austria. Deadline: 2 March 2020.
The City of Rouen are looking for a street artist from the CreArt network (born or resident in Valladolid – Spain; Genoa and Lecce – Italy; Clermont – Ferrand / France; Zagreb – Croatia; Kaunas –Lituania; Lublin and Katowice – Poland; Aveiro – Portugal; Skopje – North Macedonia) to come and work alongside a street artist from Rouen to produce a mural at the semi-abandoned suburban area of Les Contremoulins. Work will take place 1-15 June 2020, and the wall will be shown as part of the festival Rouen Impressionnée. Deadline: 27 January 2020.
The International Women in Photo Award promotes women photographers by highlighting and exposing their practices and talents to an international audience. The competition is open to any women photographers, amateur or professional, from any country in the world, with the five finalists taking part in a touring exhibition throughout 2020. This year applicants can submit work without a theme, or under the theme 'Sustainable'. Deadline: 29 February 2020.
The 15th edition of the international festival Presente Futuro will take place 14-16 May 2020. Organised by Teatro Libero of Palermo, the festival includes several awards for young/emerging contemporary creation in the field of the performing arts (theatre, dance, dance theatre, physical theatre, performance). The organisers are calling for artists, companies and teams coming from the EU – and preferably under 35 – to propose a performing arts project not shorter than 20 minutes for the festival. Deadline: 31 January 2020.
Once a year, Austria's Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen invites visual and media artists, art critics, theorists, and curators to apply for a fellowship of at least five months. The 2020–2021 fellowship will take place in the period 5 October 2020 – 12 June 2021. The programme is based on the idea of generating and maintaining a context for production and discussion in which artists and theorists can connect and reflect on international art and societal discourses in relation to local topics and issues. Deadline: 31 January 2020.
Kunstraum Lakeside, a contemporary art space in Klagenfurt, Austria, is inviting artists and cultural practitioners to participate in its 2020 programme by submitting their own ‘Statement’. The organisers are looking for performative pieces that relate to the open call topic, ‘Format’, while experimenting with modes of representation in the visual arts in the context of an institution at the interface between art, science, and technology. Deadline: 23 February 2020.
For its 9th edition the SACO Contemporary Art Festival in Antofagasta, Chile invites artists to participate in the open call for its main exhibition, Now or Never. The selected artists will take part in a week-long residency at ISLA in order to realise the installation of their works, as well as undertaking an immersion trip into the interior of the Atacama Desert. The residency and trip will take place 22 July – 4 August 2020. Visual artists of any nationality may participate. Deadline: 5 March 2020.
Theatre Laboratory Sfumato is announcing an international open call for performances (and workshops, talks, etc.) to programme in the Small Season festival, which will run 26 June – 5 July 2020. They are looking for artists from any discipline who work within the theatrical tradition and are interested to share their work in Sofia. Deadline: 15 March 2020.
BUZZ Network is a three-year project to cross-pollinate best practice in youth theatre across Europe. From 20-24 April 2020 the Network is organising an Artists’ Lab, 'Co-creating and Empowering Young People', at BRONKS in Brussels. The Lab is open to artists from the European Union. Deadline: 31 January 2020.
Through this grants scheme, the European Cultural Foundation funds emerging artists and cultural workers of 18 years old or older in 59 countries to explore and to exchange views, skills and inspiration, create long-lasting collaborations and to instigate a positive change in their communities. STEP travel grants closed its application procedure on December 2, 2019 In line with ECF’s new 2020 – 25 strategy, the team behind STEP is currently reviewing all their mobility support tools. Stay tuned for new cultural mobility and European experience programmes in 2020. The ECF e-zine will keep you up to date (www.culturalfoundation.eu/ezine).
MEDITERRANEA 19 – School of Waters is dedicated to artists, writers and researchers under 35 coming from or based within a constellation of territories related to the Mediterranean Sea. Participants will be hosted in San Marino during the Biennale's Opening Days (22-25 October 2020), with performances shown at the opening and other works exhibited throughout. Deadline: 26 January 2020.
Taking place in Klaipeda, Lithuania in April 2020, the eighth edition of the international festival Young Theatre Days will aim to bring together actors, directors, stage designers, dramatists and critics for a week of workshops geared towards creating performances for a public audience. Deadline: 31 January 2020.
ArtBirds is a Sino-French association organising cultural exchange projects with a focus on street arts. The organisation is involved in several outdoor festivals in China, and is launching a call for artists who would like to perform in the country. Deadline: 31 January 2020.
The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), through its Mobility First! travel grant, with the support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is launching a special open call that prioritises the mobility support of artists and cultural professionals from Bangladesh, Myanmar, India, Pakistan, Lao PDR, and Vietnam. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.