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UNESCO > Call for proposals: Development of a communications and outreach strategy for the 2003 UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
In order to develop an effective long-term strategy for the 2003 UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage UNESCO has launched a call for proposals to find a contractor who shall work under the responsibility of the Secretariat of the Convention. Deadline: 17 October.
The organisers invite theater makers and other artists whose lives’ center in Austria, Germany or Switzerland to submit productions and projects to be presented during the festival in Köln, Mülheim/Ruhr or Düsseldorf from 22 June to 1 July 2017: a theater piece, a choreography, a performative installation, a collective performance, a musical sculpture, a public intervention… Deadline: 15 October.
The Story of Space explores space and its connections to science, philosophy, art and culture to create inspiration, dialogue and spontaneous learning experiences through a free, public festival. Curated through conversations and an open call, the festival will bring together researchers of science & philosophy, artists & designers, writers & poets, musicians, cultural practitioners, coders, and educators in a month long calendar of events in Goa, India. Deadline: 15 December.
IMPACT16 is an encounter with HOOD, RYBN.ORG und FORMATIONS, three expert collectives whose diversified forms of cooperation and flexible working practices transcend disciplinary boundaries. IMPACT16 is aimed at artists and advanced students, practitioners and theoreticians from the natural and social sciences, technology, architecture and urban planning, philosophy, political activism, as well as from the visual and performance arts. Deadline: 10 October.
Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. Recipients are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS). Check the application deadline and the different types of scholarship on offer. These vary according to country. You will also find details of what to do next and where to get more information.
The American Academy offers residential fellowships to emerging as well as established scholars, writers, and professionals who wish to engage in independent study in Berlin. Around two dozen Berlin Prizes are conferred annually. Past Berlin Prize recipients have included historians, economists, poets, art historians, journalists, legal scholars, anthropologists, musicologists, public policy experts, and writers, among others. Fellowships are restricted to candidates based permanently in the US. US citizenship is not required, and American expatriates are not eligible. Deadline: 30 September.
The Sundance Institute Theatre Programme is pleased to announce TWO new play development opportunities for theatre artists: 2017 MENA Playwrights Residency in Berlin (Spring 2017) and 2017 Theatre Lab at the Sundance Resort (July 2017). Deadlines: 1 and 15 November.
This tour funding mechanism offers opportunities for professional South African musicians to undertake live music tours in South Africa as well as other Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries. The fund provides support to live music performances, collaborations and performance-based workshops. Deadline: 2 October.
The Ransom Center will award more than 50 fellowships for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections during 2017–2018. The fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history. Deadline: 15 November.
The focus of this year’s search is film/photography and human rights. In this call, the organisers are looking for a filmmaker and/or photographer who uses one or both of these media to expose human rights abuses or who has been subjected to censorship or some other kind of abuse for pursuing their art or journalism. Applicants may be documentary or feature filmmakers, photojournalists or artistic photographers. Deadline: 2 December.
The theme of the event is THE OTHER. The theme should be approached in a critical way in relation to social/political/philosophical perspectives. The artistic contributions can take any form of expression as long as they question the theme and suggest a non-conform point of view. The artistic propositions have to relate to the theme in an incontestable way. Deadline: 22 October.
WIPO/World Intellectual Property Organization > Indigenous Fellowship Programme (Geneva, Switzerland)
The Indigenous Fellow shall, among others, have proven experience in indigenous outreach and in participation in indigenous organisations and networks, including in an international context. Deadline: 7 October.
The ISCM World New Music Days 2017 in Vancouver, Canada is committed to a diverse and inclusive Festival. Their goal for the Festival is to achieve gender parity in the programming of works, ensembles, and panels. Diversity in all its forms (race, culture, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, language, physical ability, and age) will be a guiding factor when programming the General Assembly, Festival, and all events associated with the Festival. There are official and individual submissions. (Pour les participants français, une candidature est possible via Futurs Composés, Section française de l'ISCM avant le 7 octobre). Deadline: 15 November.
ArtsLink Awards 2017 (USA): Residency Opportunities for Artists & Arts Managers from Eligible Countries
Eligible countries are Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mongolia, Moldova, Montenegro, Palestine, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Deadlines: 15 October for performing arts and literature artists/art managers and 15 December for self-directed projects.
This is an open call for nominations of music, dance, and theater ensembles from Egypt, Jordan, and Ukraine to participate in tours to the U.S. with Center Stage. Building on the programme's success over the past three seasons, Center Stage will invite five ensembles to make individual month-long tours during the period of June to December 2018. Deadline: 11 October.