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33rd SIMBAS Conference > Call for papers: ‘Performing the future: Institutions and politics of memory’ (Poland)
The 33rd SIBMAS Conference will take place 2-5 June 2020 in Warsaw, and focus, among other things, on the issue of theatre heritage institutions and the politics of memory – what narratives do we need and for what purpose? It will address also the topic of ecology in the library, archive, and museum simply because few issues are more pressing in today’s world. The organisers are inviting proposals for papers to be given at the conference (max 20 mins presentation time), with grants available for individuals with no other institutional support. Deadline: 29 February 2020.
Art Ii Biennial will take place 10-14 June 2020 in the Northern Ostrobothnia region of Finland. The organisers are inviting artists to formulate ideas and experiments for carbon-neutral artistic productions and projects that create carbon sinks in Ii, a municipality well-known for its ambitious climate aims. The organisers welcome proposals from environmental artists, media artists, community artists and art-science collectives: the media of the art is not limited. The call is open for artists living and working in Finland or abroad; artists are welcome to arrive by bus, train or boat. Deadline: 29 February 2020.
The Festival of Regions is looking for local and international cultural workers and artists, working in all disciplines (visual and performing arts, land art, literature, media art, music, film, etc.) to explore the Upper Austrian part of the historical Salzkammergut. Working around the location of a former salt mine, participants will collaborate with local people, cultural initiatives, and artists on exhibitions, installations, theatre or dance performances, concerts, and other outputs. Work is broken into a series of phases starting in October 2020 and running to the end of the festival in July 2021. Deadline: 23 March 2020.
In partnership with Samsung, Niio (a company working in digital art curation and display) invites moving image artists from around the world to submit artworks to power the global unveiling of Samsung The Wall (4K visual display, 3.23m x 1.81m). The theme for the competition is 'Digital Realism'. In addition to cash prizes, the winning artist will receive a round-trip to the unveiling. Deadline: 30 March 2020.
PUSH+ is calling for applicants for their Different Bodies Lab, which will take place in Stamsund, Norway, 8-18 September 2020. They are looking for artists involved in making theatre and dance, ideally with experience of making work for young audiences. Open to artists from Denmark, Ireland, Norway, Scotland and Belgium. Deadlines: 6 March 2020 & 13 March 2020.
MOST is a project that aims to boost the music market of the Balkans by connecting and supporting actors of the world music scene. It has a number of programmes running through 2020-2021 that support artists, managers, festivals and institutions. Open to applicants from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania and Serbia. Deadlines: 12 March 2020 & 15 April 2020.
The Brown International Writers Project for Creative Writers Persecuted in their Home Countries (USA)
The Brown International Writers Project is currently seeking nominations and applications for its one-year fellowship with residency. The Fellowship is designed to provide sanctuary and support for established creative writers – fiction writers, playwrights, and poets – who are persecuted in their home countries or are actively prevented from pursuing free expression in their literary art. Writers may apply for themselves or be nominated by a third party. Deadline: 1 March 2020.
Operated by the International Elias Canetti Society and funded by the Danube Rectors’ Conference, the Canetti Artist Scholarship is aimed at artists from Europe, as well as neighbouring countries in the Western Balkans and Turkey. It supports various different forms of arts: painters, photographers, writers, performance artists, translators, and musicians can all apply. Scholarship holders will receive a residency in Ruse in spring/summer 2020. Deadline: 30 March 2020.
The Internationales Bildhauer-Symposium is an annual sculpture symposium held in St Blasien, Germany. Over one week international artists gather to create wooden artworks, which are then auctioned off on the last day to pay for next year’s event. Sculptors are invited to apply for support to attend the event, which will take place 30 August - 6 September 2020. Deadline: 17 April 2020.
The AI for Good Global Summit is looking for artists working with or around the topic of AI. Applicants may stem from disciplines such as interactive art, performance, computer animation, film, and visual effects, digital communities and social media, hybrid art, data art, and sculptural art. The artwork or performance will be presented at the Summit in Geneva, 4-8 May 2020. Deadline: 29 February 2020.
Hamburg Institute for Advanced Study > Research Fellowships for Scholars, Musicians and Visual Artists (Germany)
The Hamburg Institute for Advanced Study (HIAS) is inviting applications for fellowships during the academic years 2020/2021 and 2021/2022. This interdisciplinary programme - covering the fields of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, Engineering and the Arts - gives participants the intellectual freedom in which to pursue their own projects. Established scholars, promising emergent early career researchers as well as musicians and visual artists are eligible for application. Deadline: 15 March 2020.
Inspired by Nuit Blanche arts events from around the world, the Detroit festival DLECTRICITY (running 25-26 September 2020), is open to proposals for projects that illuminate the city landscape, 'from lasers and 3D mapping to dance performances and large-scale video projections'. Applications are invited worldwide and welcomed from all artforms and disciplines. Deadline: 3 March 2020.
Movin'Up Spettacolo-Performing Arts is a competition addressed to young Italian creatives between 18 and 35 years of age who work with professional goals and who have been hosted or invited officially abroad by cultural institutions, festivals, public and private institutions through competitions, residencies, seminars, workshops, internships or similar initiatives, or who have projects that are productions and/or co-productions with centres or foreign institutions. Deadline: 11 March 2020.
Garage > Travel Grant for International Curators for 2nd Garage Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art (Russia)
Moscow’s Garage Museum of Contemporary Art has announced an open call for grants for international curators allowing them to visit the 2nd Garage Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art. Applications are accepted from participants of any age and citizenship who live and work outside of Russia. Candidates should have at least three-years of curatorial experience in the field of contemporary art. Each of the ten travel grants will cover travel expenses and a four-day stay in Moscow from 11-15 June 2020. Deadline: 5 March 2020.
Vera List Center Fellowships support individuals whose work advances the discourse on art and politics. For 2020-2022, three non-residential, two-year fellowships will be awarded to support scholarly and creative work that critically engages with the Center’s 2020-2022 biennial focus theme ‘As for Protocols’. Journalists, scholars, activists, visual and performing artists, critics, public intellectuals, curators, and cultural practitioners from around the world are invited to apply. Deadline: 15 March 2020.