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Tuwaiq International Sculpture Symposium (TISS) will consist of 20 sculptors from around the world coming together to produce a series of permanent public sculptures. The 22-day Symposium (10 November – 2 December 2021) is a platform for international and Saudi artists to create public sculptures in a live setting. Applications are open to stone sculptors of all nationalities with at least 5 years of experience exhibiting works permanently or temporarily in outdoor spaces or galleries. Deadline: 7 May 2021.
LOOK UP 2021 is a collaborative visual arts mentorship programme. Artists will develop new work which will be installed in Leicester, Manchester and Portsmouth as part of Journeys Festival International 2021 (15-25 October), and will take part in two short residencies which will take place between June-August 2021, at Aspex, Portsmouth and coculture, Berlin, and/or online, dependent on COVID travel restrictions. Artists must be Europe-based, under 30, and from a sanctuary-seeking background or with refugee heritage. Deadline: 19 April 2021.
Footprints – Sustainable Music Across Europe is addressed to young and motivated artists willing to develop their artistic and entrepreneurial skills as well as develop their touring and networking capacity. 50 participants will be selected to take part in the Intl Jazz Platform summer workshop in Lodz (17-22 July 2021), out of which 6 participants will be selected to take part in the Footprints international tours and mentoring programme. Deadline: 30 April 2021.
This year ADAM (Asia Discovers Asia Meeting for Contemporary Performance) will be hosting a series of online programmes conceived by international artists to continuously stimulate exchanges of thoughts and practices. Artists who self-identify as Asian (wherever they are based as individuals), collectives or Asian-and-non-Asian mixed groups are invited to propose research-based ideas that respond to our times in a post-COVID-19 context. The selected projects will be presented as a research sharing in ADAM’s online programme in December 2021. Deadline: 6 May 2021.
Roxy ULM’s ResearchLab (based in Ulm, Germany) consists of up to four residencies per year. Each residency lasts three weeks and is aimed at supporting dance by nurturing emerging choreographers to realise their ideas from concept to live performance. Young, emerging and established choreographers are welcome to apply. One ResearchLab begins in September 2021 and another in November 2021. Deadline: 31 May 2021.
In autumn 2022, Delfina Foundation will launch its fifth concentrated season of residencies and public programmes focusing investigations on the most pressing issue of our time - the climate emergency - in relation to its ongoing Politics of Food programme. Opportunities will be available for in-person residencies and virtual engagement, as well as public programme events. There is a particular interest in interdisciplinary collaborations between artists/curators and researchers. Deadline: 14 June 2021.
MUSE.ar > Open Call for Artists to Explore New Narratives for Museums (Czech Republic, Serbia, Hungary)
The aim of the international MUSE.ar project is to create a platform that will allow cultural institutions to connect with contemporary artists and collaborate to create digital guides. The organisers are now looking for three groups of artists and creatives who will work with the visions of partner institutions to co-create new digital narratives during residencies at three partner museums in Czech Republic, Serbia and Hungary. Project activities run from May 2021 to June 2022. Europe-based artists with a high level of proficiency in English are eligible to apply. Deadline: 25 April 2021.
NEW NOW festival for Digital Arts on Zollverein > Open call for digital works and for artistic-scientific contributions for a conference (Germany / online)
NEW NOW explores phenomena of our times and will take place for the first time on the Zollverein UNESCO World Heritage Site in Essen from August 27 to October 03, 2021. For five weeks, the landmark of the Ruhr area will be transformed into an open production site for Digital Arts: The festival accompanies artists in the development of their works and invites the public to actively contribute. The Digital Arts serve as a venue for speculation. Here, artists and participants alike have the freedom to imagine and test new visions for the present. Deadline: 18 April 2021.
MAGENTA / Kaunas 2022 > Open Call for Festival of Landscape Design and Environmental Art (Lithuania)
The landscape design festival MAGENTA will take place in Kaunas, Lithuania, 9-25 September 2022. MAGENTA aims at actualising landscape design and environmental art, enhancing the role of green spaces in shaping our urban environment while promoting interdisciplinary public art. Project proposals are sought for the 2022 edition of the festival, which is dedicated to tactical urbanism. Deadline: 18 April 2021.
KÖR – Kunst im öffentlichen Raum > Open Call for ‘The Weather of Tomorrow’, Projects on Climate in and for Floridsdorf (Austria)
KÖR - Kunst im öffentlichen Raum is inviting artists, architects, urban designers, landscape architects, cultural creatives and initiatives as well as interested local residents and groups to propose projects addressing the subject of ‘The Weather of Tomorrow’ in Vienna’s Floridsdorf district centre. The call has the objective of stimulating, emphasising, and improving the use of public spaces, of squares and streets in the Floridsdorf district centre throughout the year, in summer and winter. The maximum running time for temporary projects is twelve months, and all projects selected will be implemented in 2022. Deadline: 15 May 2021.
POLDRA – Public Sculpture Project Viseu promotes site-specific contemporary public art / art in public space. This open call (with a focus on sculpture) seeks proposals for works designed specifically for the Mata do Fontelo (Viseu, Portugal) and reflecting on the subject of art in public space. POLDRA’s 2021 edition will be inaugurated in October 2021 and the selected proposals must be installed and on site up to 5 days before the inauguration date (to be determined). Deadline: 18 April 2021.
The fifth edition of Appel d'Air - Arras Biennial of Contemporary Art will take place 1-3 April 2022 with the theme of ‘attention to the living’. Professional artists and young creators of all disciplines from the euro-region are invited to propose projects for presentation at the festival. Deadline: 15 May 2021.
Room to Bloom > Open Call for Young Artists with a Feminist, Ecological and/or Postcolonial Art Practice (Online / Italy, Ukraine, Poland, Greece)
The Room to Bloom platform will collectively select a group of 100 emerging feminist artists to participate in a mix of trainings, workshops and talks throughout the year. Programme activities run mostly online June - November 2021. Selected participants will also be offered the possibility to propose works for production (15 works selected) later this year, to be presented during international events and exhibitions (Palermo, Kyiv Biennale, Warszawa Biennale, AthenSyn Festival). Deadline: 23 April 2021.
Over the course of 2021 & 2022, the Sommerakademie Paul Klee (SPK) programme involves selected residents in public lectures, closed-door seminars, and access to state-of-the-art infrastructure and technical support at the Bern University of the Arts (HKB) – but also teaching opportunities in the form of workshops at the HKB. This call is addressed to applicants residing within an approx. 1000 km radius of Bern for in-person participation, or anywhere in the world for digital participation. Europe-based applicants with an international/migrant background are particularly encouraged to apply. Deadline: 5 May 2021.
Ice Hot Nordic Dance Platform is an event presenting both emerging and established names of Nordic contemporary dance and choreography to presenters, programmers and other professionals from all over the world. The next edition will be held in Helsinki, Finland from 9-13 February 2022. Applications are sought for performances and pitch presentations from artists living in or receiving support from at least one Nordic country. Deadline: 19 April 2021.