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The Turin-based cultural hub officine CAOS is seeking emerging artists – from outside Italy and working in the fields of contemporary theatre and dance, performance or multimedia art – to present their work during their upcoming winter season, from January to April 2021. They particularly wish to engage with cross-disciplinary and performance art works, lasting up to 40 min. Deadline: 30 September 2020.
Drugo more > Call for Artists, Inventors and Hackers for 3N / AND - Abandon Normal Devices Fair (Croatia)
The Croatian non-profit Drugo more is inviting artists, DIY enthusiasts, collectives and inventors to participate in the 4th edition of 3N – Napusti normalne naprave / AND – Abandon Normal Devices Fair in Rijeka, Croatia on 4 and 5 September 2020. Artists, initiatives, collectives, organisations and everybody who works in the fields of DIY, hacks and inventions from across Europe and Croatia is invited to present their works, installations, devices, etc. Deadline: 15 August 2020.
The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) is now accepting applications for the 2021 Wachtmeister Award. A single award will be given to a visual artist working in any discipline or in a cross-disciplinary way. The selected applicant will receive a fully-funded fellowship of up to 30 days (to be scheduled between 1 July 2021 and 31 January 2023) at VCCA in Amherst, VA. To be eligible applicants must have worked professionally as a visual artist for the past 15 years with substantial national or international achievement in their field, including grants, awards, performances/installations, etc. International artists are eligible to apply. Deadline: 15 September 2020.
The Goethe-Institut, the documenta archiv and the Kunsthochschule Kassel / University of Kassel are launching their joint fellowship programme for international young scientists and researching artists and curators at the documenta Institute. Fellows will benefit from a wealth of materials on documenta history and on modern and contemporary art stored at the documenta archiv. The programme runs from 1 October 2020 – 30 September 2023; the research stay for the first fellow should, if possible, begin on 1 October 2020 and last until March 31 2021. The residency will be located in Kassel. Applications from non-European or European countries underrepresented in the art context are especially welcome. Deadline: 7 September 2020.
Goethe-Institut invites graphic artists and teams of graphic artists and writers/authors/scenarists to submit proposals for new comics on Indigenous feminist movements and activists from the Global South. Up to ten selected stories will be published in a Comic Anthology in 2021. Applicants must have at least two years residence in the Global South or originally be from the Global South. Research will begin in October 2020, and the final 20–40 page narrative comic work in color or black & white will be published online and in print in June 2021. Deadline: 31 August 2020.
With the aim of finding tools, mapping and testing options as well as solutions for travelling, HIAP (Helsinki International Artist Programme) are looking for participants for an east-bound train trip from Finland going through Russia (and China) to Japan. The application is open to anyone interested in questions related to travelling, active in the field of art, research and with an interest in ecological and environmental questions. The group will be formed in September 2020 and the trip is to be planned, dependent on the situation, for the year 2021-2022. Deadline: 31 August 2020.
Austrian Cultural Forum Tokyo > ‘#JapanRevisited202x: then–now–after’ Call for Austrian Artists (Online, Japan)
The Austrian Cultural Forum Tokyo's project #JapanRevisited202x: then–now–after invites artists from Austria who live in Japan, who have been to Japan, or for whom Japan perhaps only exists in the realm of imagination, to take part in this new, curated online platform (launching September 2020) and subsequent exhibition in Tokyo (planned for 2021). Deadline: 15 August 2020.
The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute's 2021 Artist Programme seeks proposals for new or existing work that can prominently occupy a digital / online / remote format, including innovative forms of presentation and implementations that allow remote audience participation. Proposals must relate to HBI’s mission of developing fresh ideas about Jews and gender, and they invite submissions that emphasise the experiences of Jews of colour. The online exhibition and public programmes will run from March–June 2021. Applications from outside the United States are welcome. Deadline: 1 September 2020.
Hungry Eyes Festival > Open Call for Interdisciplinary Film / Performance / Installation Art (Germany)
For its fourth edition, hungry eyes festival is looking for artistic works that situate themselves at the intersection of film, performance and installation art and that question film in an interdisciplinary way. This year hungry eyes festival will take place 5-7 February 2021 in the urban exhibition space KiZ (Kultur im Zentrum) in Gießen, Germany, and poses the question of how cinematic works can relate to, as well as challenge that space. Deadline: 31 August 2020.
Arttrain, a Danish NGO promoting the use of art as a tool for learning motivation, are looking for newly educated artists (all disciplines) aged 18-30 who are interested in being part of a long-term project. After a training week in Finland (23-30 January 2021) and rehearsals in Denmark (19 April - 3 May 2021), the project will tour around The Baltic Sea (4-18 May 2021). The call is open to artists from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal and Sweden. Deadline: 1 October 2020.
Creators and makers, artists, engineers, architects and others are invited to put forward Curiocities for inclusion in Curiocity Brisbane 2021. Curiocities are interactive digital and physical installations that demonstrate the intersection of science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). They are temporary outdoor installations or digital works that interact with audiences and the environment, making Brisbane a playable city for visitors to touch, see, hear, learn and wonder. Creators of the Curiocities may also be asked to take part in curated public conversations in the lead up to or during Curiocity Brisbane 2021 (12–28 March). Deadline: 20 August 2020.
The Art Explora & Académie des Beaux-Arts European Award will support and amplify proactive, innovative or particularly remarkable actions carried out by cultural institutions engaging the broadest possible audience. All specific actions or global approaches will be welcome: digital innovation, external activities, inclusion of people with disabilities, fight against cultural exclusion, new mediations, cultural awakening for young audiences, programmes for excluded audiences. Eligible initiatives include existing projects that need to be renewed or expanded, and new projects that could be launched with funding. This award is open to all European cultural institutions, public or private, whatever their size. Deadline: 25 September 2020.
Every two years, the Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Award is granted to artists who make significant use of glass in their work. In addition to a grant, the winners for the 2021 Awards will be invited to a ceremony in Dusseldorf in spring 2021. Award winners should not be older than 40 years. Deadline: 11 October 2020.
INES#talent helps promising musical talents develop their international careers by giving them the opportunity to perform at showcase festivals all over Europe. Upcoming bands from Austria, Czechia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom can apply. Deadline (extended): 16 August 2020.
The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. (IASS) is an international, inter- and transdisciplinary research institute located in Potsdam. Each year, about 30 individuals from around the world participate in the institute’s Fellow Programme. During their stay, fellows work with each other and with IASS researchers, providing expertise, inspiration, and creative input. The minimum duration of fellowships is three months, and the maximum duration is twelve months. The intended starting period for fellowships is Spring/Summer 2021. Deadline: 23 August 2020.