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The next edition of the festival of Kinetic Art ‘Light.Move.Festival’ will take place 24-26 September 2021 in Łódź, Poland. The organisers are calling for artistic works that will unconventionally change the festival’s urban green spaces with art of light: light installations, interactive installations or interdisciplinary projects. The invitation is addressed to all artists, light designers, architects and people dealing with the art of light and visual arts. Deadline: 10 February 2021.
The conference ‘Dysfunctionalities in Contemporary Art | in Times of Conflict’ will take place 13 March 2020 at A.G. Leventis Gallery in Cyprus, and is inviting applications from potential speakers. The event will address Art and Artist’s rights under the prism and conditions of political tension, investigating the relationship between the artist and the political strategy of a state. The conference is planned to take place physically, but will move online if necessary. Deadline: 13 February 2021.
Dance in the City is a contemporary dance festival that takes place in various towns in the border region between Belgium and Germany. The next edition will run 20 August – 19 September 2021. Compagnie Irene K. are looking for productions that have been created specifically for the outdoors / for public space or that can be adapted to these settings. The duration of the productions should be 10-20 minutes. Deadline: 15 February 2021.
LABOR, an ephemeral urban laboratory, is calling for proposals for BIVOUAC. Selected artists will work to produce a project at La Rasude, a central district in Lausanne that is currently closed to the public. The call is open to professional artists but also to architects and anyone concerned in their professional field by urban development. On-site work is scheduled to take place 1-31 May 2021 ahead of public events 4-27 June 2021. Deadline: 1 February 2021.
The ZUKUNFTSVISIONEN Festival for Contemporary Arts 2021 will take place in Görlitz, Germany 21-30 May 2021. The title of this year’s festival is ‘Ohne Gewähr – No Guarantees’. The festival is inviting applications from solo artists and groups both for the festival exhibition and a residency programme taking place 2-4 weeks before the event. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
Bagri Foundation is seeking three new commissions by worldwide-based artists from Asia and the diaspora to premiere online in Summer 2021. The work might be narrated, typographic, filmed, collaged, hand-drawn, stop motion, Claymation, augmented photography or digitally created, etc. Proposals are welcome from individuals or existing collectives with a history of making work together. Deadline: 15 February 2021.
The British Council are looking to commission six artists to illustrate a text about their DICE (Developing Inclusive and Creative Communities) programme. They intend to select one artist from each of the following countries to undertake the commission: Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan, South Africa and the UK. Artists can be working in illustration, painting, graphic design, animation, poetry, graphic novel, comic strips, etc. Deadline: 25 January 2021.
Footprints is a new collaborative project that aims at reforming the music sector and introducing the values of social, economic and environmental responsibility to its activities. The project is currently calling for applications from music agents living in Poland, Austria, Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia or France. Selected agents will take place in Spring Campus workshops and meetings at Periscope in France 12 - 18 April 2021; participate in the INTL Jazz Platform in Lodz 16-22 July 2021; and tour with a Footprints artist and their band (for around 10 concerts during the period between June 2021 and April 2022). Deadline: 26 February 2021.
Tanssin Aika festival in Jyväskylä, Finland will take place 22-25 September 2021. It invites choreographers and dance artists to propose pieces for two calls: first, a call for an existing work that can be made with local 17-20 year olds; second, a call for indoor and outdoor performances to present at the festival. Deadline: 31 January 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. A first ResearchLab is scheduled to run from 1 March 2021, and a second from 3 May 2021. Deadline: 31 January 2021.
Korean Cultural Centre > Exhibition ‘Nothing is - everything just has been or will be’ (UK / Germany)
The Korean Cultural Centres in Germany and the UK are offering artists an opportunity to exhibit in their gallery spaces in summer 2021 and winter 2021/22. The exhibition theme will be ‘Nothing is - everything just has been or will be’. Proposals should either incorporate elements of Korean culture, history etc., or the proposed artist(s) should be of Korean heritage. Deadline: 1 February 2021.
The Cultural Foundation in Abu Dhabi has opened applications for its Performing Arts Production programme. Proposed projects should be original concepts and, in light of the pandemic, can experiment with new forms of performance outside the closed space format. Applicants should be based in the United Arab Emirates or the Arab region, or be from the diaspora. Supported creations will need to be delivered by autumn 2021. Deadline: 14 February 2021.
Austrian Cultural Forum Belgrade > At Second Glance Exchange Platform for Artists from Austria and Serbia (Online)
Austrian Cultural Forum Belgrade is launching an online platform dedicated to the dialogue between Austrian and Serbian artists. The call invites artists to submit artworks in digital form that shed light on the way European societies look at themselves and ‘the other’. It is open to contemporary visual artists over the age of 18 with a minimum of three years of professional experience who are Serbian or Austrian citizens or who currently live and work in Austria or Serbia. Deadline: 31 January 2021.
KYPRIA International Festival in Cyprus is issuing an international open call for proposals to select performing arts shows for the upcoming Festival that will take place during September and the 1st week of October 2021. Interested parties, artists and organisations from Cyprus and abroad are invited to submit their performing arts proposals (theatre, dance, music, opera, musical, performances for children, site-specific performances, etc.) plus proposals for performances in non-conventional venues (street theatre, town squares, etc.). Deadline: 1 February 2021.
Organised by the free dance scene in Freiburg, LABORMANIFEST will run 23-27 March 2021, with a programme including professional training sessions, opportunities for artistic exchange, sharings of work in progress, a series of labs, and a final panel discussion. Artists from Basel, Freiburg and Strasbourg can apply to participate in the exchange. Deadline: 22 February 2021.