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The Creativate Digital Arts Festival, which runs during South Africa’s National Arts Festival from 25 June – 5 July, is calling all artists, technologists, futurists, animators, gamers, performers and musicians to reimagine, unravel and question our new world and submit a proposal for the 2020 edition of Creativate. Proposals can be made for projects and talks to be hosted on the festival's online platform (still in development due to the coronavirus pandemic). Deadline: 15 May 2020.
Founded by a consortium of cultural schools and institutes in the Normandy region, RADIAN is a practice-led PhD in artistic research intended for artists, architects, designers and/or authors with an established and recognised output in their field. Three PhD students are recruited each year and supported for a period of three years. Deadline: 29 April 2020.
Established by the Onassis Foundation in September 2019, Onassis AiR, (inter)national artistic research residency program, is a year-round program, located in Athens, that grounds its mission in commitment to supporting artistic process, towards a less-product-obsessed arts ecosystem. For its 2020/21 artist in residency programme it is inviting applications for a communal exploration of two research topics: identities and ecologies. Participants will be divided across four movement groups, with sessions in autumn 2020 and spring 2021. Applications are open to participants from anywhere in the world, with no restrictions on age or discipline. Deadline: 24 April 2020.
In 2020, Sziget Festival in Budapest is organising its third Living Statue Championship, with artists from all around the world invited to apply to perform. The Championship will take place over the six days of Sziget Festival, 6-11 August 2020. Applicants whose performances fit with the themes of ‘Diversity’, ‘Human Rights’ and ‘Green Planet’ will be given preference. Deadline: 20 April 2020.
The Singapore International Foundation’s (SIF) Arts for Good (A4G) Fellowship is an annual programme that brings together cross-sector professionals such as artists, arts administrators, creatives and programmers from the education and social sectors for a programme of experiential workshops, learning journeys and networking sessions. The theme of this year's fellowship will be Creative Empowerment for Children and Youth. Activities will be spread across an exchange programme in Singapore (15-18 September 2020), a planning phase (September 2020 – January 2021), and a final exchange in Chennai, India (1-5 February 2021). The call is open to applicants of any age and nationality. Deadline: 26 April 2020.
Malta Festival Poznań in Poland is inviting artists, musicians, researchers and activists, among others, to propose projects that explore how water reflects the social world. These can be for artistic activities, objects and interactive installations, artistic and educational processes, interdisciplinary experiences, and more. Projects should be prepared with one of the selected water basins in Poznań in mind: a lake, pond, wetland, river, pool, stream, channel or reservoir. Projects will be realised within the period 19-28 June 2020. Deadline: 6 April 2020.
Created in 2008, the Prix Levallois is an annual award that supports photographers under 35, of all nationalities. All kinds of submissions are welcome: the Prize does not impose any theme or format. A Prize winner, a Special Mention nominee, and an Audience Choice laureate will all participate in the conception of an exhibition that will be presented at L’Escale gallery, in Levallois in October 2020, and then travel to La Passerelle, Scène nationale des Alpes du Sud, in Gap in December or January 2021. Deadline: 2 May 2020.
STUDIOTOPIA is a creative journey addressing sustainable development across Europe through the converging views of art and science. The project is currently calling for EU-resident scientists to join a programme that will see them partnered with visual artists for almost two years of exchange and residencies (residencies take place September 2020 - December 2021, across Europe). Deadline: 3 May 2020.
IETM – International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts offers a limited number of travel grants to its members to provide financial assistance for their participation in IETM meetings. The next meeting is scheduled to take place 13-16 June 2020 in Galway, Ireland. Only IETM members can apply. Deadline: 5 April 2020.
Every two years Junges Ensemble Stuttgart hosts the festival Bright View, a showcase of ground-breaking international theatre for young audiences in Stuttgart. The organisers are inviting 10 people (18-35 years), living and working in Europe, to apply for a scholarship to participate in the Next Generation Residency 2020. The scholarships address young artists and students of the performing arts (dramaturgs, directors, actors, puppeteers, dancers, performers, stage and costume designers, musicians or theatre educationalists) with a specific interest in theatre for young audiences. Deadline: 13 April 2020.
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 mainly open to artists, architects, landscape and urban planners but anyone involved in urban development in their respective work field can apply. Artists will develop their proposals during an art residency from 19-25 October 2020. No restrictions on age or nationality. Deadline: 1 May 2020.
Taking place on Japan's Awaji Island, the Awaji Art Circus festival aims to bring more people to the island and to develop its arts and culture scene. AAC are calling for talented international artists from around the world to spend six weeks living on the island (16 September – 27 October 2020) and making work at its various locations. The call is open to artists of all performing arts genres, but artists will be working at multiple locations and often outdoors. Both groups (max. three people) and individuals are welcome to apply. Deadline: 19 April 2020.
Taking place in Zurich every year, the Zürcher Theater Spektakel is one of the most renowned international festivals of contemporary performing arts. Street art is an integral part of the event, and the curated programme takes place on open air stages (one of them roofed) located at the centre of the festival site. Applications are invited from traditional street art, physical theatre, nouveau cirque, puppet theatre, clowning, performance, dance, and other similar acts. Unplugged concerts are also possible. Deadline: 31 May 2020.
Prince Claus Fund > Mobility Grant for Women and Minority Groups / Mobility Grant in and from Africa
The Prince Claus Fund, in partnership with ASEF and the British Council, is offering two targeted mobility grants which support travel costs. One supports mobility in and from Africa, specifically prioritising young, women and/or disabled artists and cultural practitioners from a range of African countries. The other supports emerging artists and cultural practitioners from artists and cultural professionals from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Cambodia, Philippines, Lao DPR, Vietnam, Myanmar, China, India, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, and Thailand. Deadlines: ongoing.
The aim of the international visual arts competition The Victim of Vukovar 1991 is to establish a dialogue with contemporary art practices based on the culture of memory and symbolism of war and the suffering of the city of Vukovar. The competition will select four new works of art (that have never been presented to the public) to be exhibited in Zagreb in June 2020. It is open to professional artists (not students) who are EU Member States citizens, working in the field of visual arts. Artists can apply individually, in pairs or as a part of an art collective. Deadline: 9 April 2020.