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Migration in Europe has preoccupied policymakers and administrations, and prompted enormous policy reform, yet refugees and migrants are themselves often excluded from this policy debate and formulation, particularly those in more recent refugee and migrant populations. The Open City Fellowship responds to this need by supporting the leadership of refugees and migrants in policy development that directly affect urban integration. Four fellowships will involve collaborations with partner cities: Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, and Berlin. The fifth fellowship will be based in Brussels with a partner that specializes in refugee and migration policy within the European Union. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
Actors of Urban Change aims to achieve sustainable and participatory urban development through cultural activities and by using specific potentials of culture as driver and enabler of positive change. This is carried out by strengthening the competencies for cross-sector collaboration among actors from the cultural, public and private sectors. Through local projects, an international qualification programme, Europe-wide exchange and individual coaching, the programme participants put those skills into practice. This programme is open to individuals who are based in one of the 47 Council of Europe member states, Kosovo or Belarus.Deadline: 22 September 2017.
CAOS an international cross-disciplinary hub for cultural and social innovation, is seeking for emerging artists from abroad, working in the fields of contemporary theatre and dance, performance or multimedia art, in order to present their work during the winter season 2018, from January to April. The organisers particularly wish to engage with works characterised by a strong commitment to artistic experimentation within socially sensitive or challenging situations. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
Guandu Nature Park is now inviting entries to 2017 Guandu International Nature Art Festival “With Paths Crisscrossing" .The selected artists will create their artworks in a natural setting using only natural or eco-friendly materials during a 5-week residency in Guandu Nature Park in Taipei, Taiwan. Deadline: 6 August 2017.
TelepART Mobility Support promotes opportunities for performing artists to travel and perform internationally. It is a light micro-funding format aimed for emerging and semi-established professional artists. Run by the Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux, the platform hopes to generate more cultural exchange opportunities between Finland and the Benelux countries (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg). All projects must include performers or event organisers from Finland and at least one Benelux country. Ongoing deadline. In order to secure TelepART funding, the performance(s) must take place no earlier than two calendar weeks from submitting the application.
International Theatre, Art and New Technologies Festival > Le meraviglie del Possibile (Italy) > Open call
LMDP Festival is the first of this kind in the whole Italy. It aims to promote the interrelation between artistic and technological languages. The Kyber Teatro spin off of L’Aquilone di Viviana theatre company, creator and manager of the Festival, addresses to Italian and International artists an Open Call to submit their projects about “Interaction between arts and technology”. Deadline: 21 September 2017.
The Artists for a Better World programme seeks to grow the Arts for Good ecosystem, which harnesses the power of arts and culture to create positive social change. This year, the programme will focus on exploring how the arts can create positive social change for people with disabilities. If you are an emerging artist, arts administrator or a programmer from a social welfare organisation with an interest in arts for good, the Singapore International Foundation wants you! Deadline: 11 August 2017.
MeetFactory announces an open call for the submission of projects to complement the Kostka Gallery 2018 exhibition programme. The call is addressed to Czech as well as foreign authors active in the fine arts, architecture, design, stage design and related disciplines. Deadline: 31 August 2017.
13Festivalen was founded in 2015 by Anna Carlson and Jill Lindstrom as an attempt to create a platform and a venue for performance art in an enlarged view. A cross scene where both visual artists, musicians, sound artists, actors, dancers etc. can meet. An expression that can be seen as performative is what ties them all together. Both established artists and students are welcome to perform.13festivalen takes place at Konstepidemin in Gothenburg. Deadline: 30 August 2017.
The NordicBaltic Festival Platform (NBFP) is a platform created for festivals from all fields of art & culture in the Nordic-Baltic area. Application is open for all arts & culture festivals, but similarly the organisers encourage artists to reach out to their local/partner festivals to introduce together a collaboration proposal for festivals in the Nordic and Baltic countries as well as Poland and Russian Federation from the wider Baltic Sea Region (BSR). The eligible countries are: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Faroe Islands, Åland Islands, Greenland, Poland and the Russian Federation. Deadline: 31 July 2017.
Esta convocatoria se enmarca en el dispositivo Fondo de apoyo a la creación del proyecto transfronterizo De Mar a Mar, que está destinado a mejorar las condiciones de creación de los artistas y compañías y a favorecer su movilidad de ambos lados de los Pirineos. / Cet appel à projets s’inscrit dans le dispositif du Fonds d’Aide à la création du projet transfrontalier De Mar a Mar, qui est destiné à améliorer les conditions de création des artistes et des compagnies et à favoriser leur mobilité de part et d’autre des Pyrénées. Fecha límite de envío de las candidaturas: 1 de septiembre de 2017 / Date limite: 1er septembre 2017.
The festival aims at drawing attention to the circus arts in Africa, empowering young African circus performers so that they can maintain their impact in their communities, promoting cultural exchanges among circus companies within the African continent, stimulating the development of a circus market within Africa.The second edition of the African Circus Arts Festival will take place in 16, 17, and 18 of February, 2018 in Ethiopia, thanks to the support of the European Commission. Deadline: 15 September 2017.
IDFA DocLab is open to all sorts of works that use new media to represent reality, ranging from digital non-fiction storytelling and art to physical installations, virtual reality experiences, live performance and multimedia projects. Deadline: 1 August 2017.
The Ellen Stewart International Award will be presented to an individual artist or group of artists who work together or a theatre organization that demonstrates success in promoting social change and youth engagement through their theatre practice. Deadline: 31 August 2017.
Running for nearly a decade, Connections through Culture is a long-term programme to develop exciting cultural collaborations between artists and arts organisations, supporting long-lasting relationships between China and the UK. The programme offers support, information, advice, networking opportunities and development grants to artists and arts organisations in China and the UK. Application deadlines: Friday 5 May 2017, Friday 4 August 2017, Friday 3 November 2017 and Friday 2 February 2018.