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The Cultura en Vena Foundation in Spain has launched Emergency Culture, a call for young European creators working in visual arts and literature. The programme aims to stimulate artistic creation that affirms the social and transformative role of culture in the field of health and well-being. After an open call for proposals on social media, the selected works will be exhibited in hospitals of the Spanish public healthcare system. The call is open to visual artists, writers, poets and creators living in Europe. Candidates must be between 18 and 35 years old. Deadline (extended): 11 November 2020.
Artreach > Commissions to Create Installations for Public Toilets as Part of Liberty UK Leicester (UK)
As part of Liberty UK Leicester, ArtReach will commission 5 artists to create imaginative and artistic installations with strong social messages in public toilet spaces across Leicester City Centre. This exhibition will take place 22 February – 29 March 2021 and is part of an international collaboration, Accessible Art for All. Artists will also be required to deliver a series of online or live workshops in advance of the exhibition. Applicants can be individuals or collectives but must be resident and have the right to work in the UK or another European country. Deadline: 9 November 2020.
CURRENT is an international festival for art in urban space. The first edition will take place in Stuttgart in September 2021. Installations, performances, discussions and workshops set out to explore the connection between art, architecture, and urban planning. The curatorial team invites applications from collectives as well as individual artists whose work deals intensively with urban space to engage in a close exchange with neighbourhoods in Stuttgart. Deadline: 27 November 2020.
CEC ArtsLink invites artists, arts leaders and curators from all arts disciplines from 37 eligible countries to apply for the ArtsLink International Fellowships 2021. The multi-year Fellowships are framed by the creative process, artistic intention, and an active commitment to community engagement and dialogue. The initial six-week residencies will take place in autumn 2021, but with a flexible model that will see host organisations collaborating through online dialogues, virtual networking, and research in preparation for projects that will take place when feasible. Deadline (extended): 30 November 2020.
L’Œil d’Oodaaq is a French non-profit organisation that researches video art and image-based contemporary art. In 2021, L’Œil d’Oodaaq will organise its 10th(bis) Festival Oodaaq from 21 to 30 May in Rennes. It will be composed of: exhibitions, screenings, performances, lectures, and encounters. Artists are invited to submit work for the festival as well as the organisation's year-round activities. Deadline: 8 November 2020.
The GENDERhouse#2 Queer Arts Festival in Aarhus, Denmark is open for applications for full length performance works that either tackle themes of gender, sexuality or identity or that defy traditions, queer the borders of what performance is and can be, or have an artistic expression that stands out from the ‘artistic usual or genre normative’. Selected performances will be programmed as part of the festival between 24 September – 10 October 2021. You must be resident in Europe to apply. Deadline: 15 November 2020.
The Austrian Cultural Forum London invites emerging photographers based in Austria and the UK to participate in a prize in tribute of the late Austrian émigré photographer Wolf Suschitzky. The theme for the competition is ‘Life in 2020’. One UK based photographer will be selected for a residency in Austria, and one Austria based photographer for a residency in the UK. Both residencies take place in 2021. Deadline: 30 November 2020.
City of Holzminden / kulturbüro > Call for Artists for International Street Theatre Festival (Germany)
kulturbüro and the city of Holzminden are organising the 16th edition of the ‘International Street Theatre Festival’ from 21 to 23 May 2021. Professional theatre groups are invited to apply to show their work. Productions must be made for public space, but the festival is open to a variety of scales and disciplines. Deadline: 1 November 2020.
With the Archive of Forgetfulness, Goethe-Institut are asking what it means, literally, culturally and politically, to engage with the materiality of movement on the African continent. Contributions to the online archive are sought which focus on the things that enable us to move – literally or figuratively – trains, roads, space programmes, aeroplanes, ports, boda bodas, and many others – to question what it means to imagine living otherwise across borders. Contributions are welcome across disciplines. Deadline: 15 January 2021.
CYLAND Media Art Lab invites artists worldwide to participate in the 13th CYFEST International Media Art Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia. The festival will take place in the first quarter of 2021 with the theme ‘Cosmos and Chaos’. Applications are accepted for multimedia projects that match the festival theme. They can be projects that you have worked on in the past, or completely new ones made specially for the festival. Deadline: 31 October 2020.
European Commission > Pilot Project for the Safeguard and Promotion of Culture in the Outermost Regions and the Overseas Countries and Territories
The European Commission has launched a new call for proposals for a pilot project focusing on safeguarding and promoting culture in ‘the Outermost regions and the Overseas Countries and Territories’, which include Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion Island and Saint-Martin (France), the Azores and Madeira (Portugal) and the Canary Islands (Spain). Only applications from legal entities established in the EU Member States, including EU Outermost regions and the Overseas Countries and Territories are eligible to apply. One organisation will be selected to deliver the pilot project. Deadline: 16 November 2020.
The next edition of transeuropa, a European Festival for Performing Arts based in Hildesheim, Germany, will take place from 25-30 May 2021. The organisers are looking for six performances which can be developed to work flexibly with any possible safety precautions related to the pandemic (taking place online, or in other forms such as solo guided audio walks or appropriately distanced one-to-one performances). Applications should be from emerging artists who live and work in Europe. Deadline: 30 October 2020.
Le Fonds de mobilité Indianocéanique est un programme de la mission de coopération culturelle Afrique et Caraïbes de l'Institut français avec le soutien du Ministère de la Culture (Directions des affaires culturelles de La Réunion et de Mayotte et Direction générale de la création artistique). Ce programme soutient la mobilité à l’intérieur de la zone Indianocéanique (pays membres de la COI - l’Union des Comores ; la France au titre de La Réunion ; Madagascar ; Maurice ; les Seychelles.- et les départements français d’outre-mer de l’océan Indien) et en direction du Mozambique, de la Tanzanie et du Kenya. Date limite : 24 août 2021.
Le Fonds de mobilité Caraïbes est un programme de la mission de coopération culturelle Afrique et Caraïbes de l'Institut français avec le soutien des Directions des Affaires Culturelles de la Guadeloupe, de la Martinique et de la Direction Culture, Jeunesse et Sports de la Guyane. Le fonds est ouvert aux professionnel.le.s de la culture ou les artistes résidant dans l'un des pays de la Caraïbe ou dans un des départements français d'Amérique. Date limite : 24 août 2021.
The next edition of the International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival will take place in Stuttgart 17-21 March 2021. Artists under 30 are invited to submit choreographed solo dance pieces that are under a year old and between 9 and 12 minutes long. A number of prizes will be awarded at the festival, including a residence prize and support to attend the Eastman Summer Intensive 2021 in Antwerp. Deadline: 11 November 2020.