The goal of the Baltic Culture Fund, founded on 8 July 2018, is to promote cultural cooperation between the Baltic countries and strengthen the internationalisation of Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian culture through joint cultural projects and events. The Baltic Culture Fund will support professional events and projects in architecture, visual art, design, literature, sound art, performing arts, libraries, museums and archives. The Fund also welcomes interdisciplinary projects. Deadline: 20 May 2019.
performingborders | LIVE – Open call for proposals for 2 digital conversations on Live Art and borders
performingborders | LIVE 2019 is a programme of events and new commissions curated by Alessandra Cianetti and Xavier de Sousa and focusing on the exploration of artistic practices happening within the UK Live Art sector around notions of cultural, juridical, racial, gendered, class, physical and everyday borders. Everyone whose practice and research has been shaped by experiences of migration and borders is eligible and welcome to apply. The format of the digital conversations can take any form, including video, video text, text, digital collage, audio, interactive digital pieces, etc. The curators will work with the selected applicants to assist the creation of the final piece.Deadline: 28 February 2019.
Today, Liveurope unites 14 music venues which have together boosted the circulation of thousands of artists. In pursuit of expanding the network and enticing more venues to diversify their programming of emerging international acts, they are launching an open call for all European music venues to join the membership in an honorary status. Check the conditions and apply before the 22nd of February 2019.
FRESH STREET#3 – International Seminar for the Development of Street Arts (Ireland) > Open call for applications
Taking place May 22-24, 2019 in Galway, Ireland, FRESH STREET#3 will bring together artists, programmers, researchers, pedagogues, journalists, and policymakers from all over the globe for a multidimensional event focused on the development and promotion of street arts. Professional artists from all disciplines and genres wishing to work live and outdoors are eligible. Artists may be of any nationality. Deadline: 1 February 2019.
A studio residency (3 months) for Swiss artists, curators and cultural practitioners in the Arab region (to Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and Lebanon) or, conversely, in Switzerland for artists, curators and cultural practitioners from the Arab region (from Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and Lebanon). The Artists in Residence program started in Egypt in 2002. After being on hold for five years it was re-launched in 2017. The aim of the program is to enhance cultural exchange and artistic collaborations between Switzerland and the Arab region. Deadline: 1 March 2019.
AMARRE aims to connect forcibly displaced artists (or artists in exile) to their host communities. It is a residency programme that provides a safe working space for the selected artists to develop their projects and share them with the local audience, as well as connect them to the professional networks in their new environments. Each local partner will host and accompany the selected artists in exile in the respective countries with the perspective of supporting a culture of openness, free expression and living together. This call is open to artists 1) of Syrian origin 2) currently in exile 3) in France / Turkey / Lebanon (performing arts / music). Deadline: 15 March 2019.
Karavan is a performing arts collective of circus artists and musicians who “build our dream of an independent stage in an abandoned industrial hall in the middle of Malmö”. In collaboration with Baltic Nordic Circus Network and with support from Region Skåne the organisers are happy to announce a call out for a new residency opportunity. The call is open to all circus artists/circus companies with at least one person based in any of the Baltic or Nordic countries. Deadline: 4 February 2019.
In the framework of its Call for EoI for Knowledge Providers, the 4helix+ Project is offering an extraordinary opportunity to creativity experts, open innovation communities, “manufacturers of ideas”, registered as the 4helix+ Knowledge Providers, to participate free of charge in the 4helix+ Blue Bootcamp in Lisbon on February 7th and 8th, 2019. Deadline: 23 January 2019.
Culture at Work Africa > Second call for proposals > Supporting Intercultural Dialogue for Social Cohesion in Urban Africa
Culture at Work Africa is looking to support innovative on-the-ground projects aiming at developing safe and neutral spaces for intercultural dialogue and at promoting active citizenship and intercommunity relations. Projects will seek sustainable outputs and will foster multi-stakeholder national and transregional cooperation, inclusive societies, cultural diversity and equal dignity for all. For the purpose of this call, applications are eligible when presented by organizations (not-for-profit / profit; public/private) legally registered in one of the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Deadline: 15 April 2019.
V2_Lab for the Unstable Media (NL) and Museu Zero (PT) are launching a new joint residency program to encourage art projects that respond to ecological challenges using sustainable technologies. Artists from the Netherlands and Portugal are invited to submit projects that critically incorporate new technologies and cultivate alternative ways of engaging with natural and social ecologies. Deadline: 8 February 2019.
Proposals may refer to one or more finished and already debuted works. Works must be original. Subject, contents and themes of the proposals are free. Proposals will be considered only if regarding Live Arts field (theatre, dance, performance, and their cross-disciplinary declinations). All professional artists can apply, with no distinction among nationality, language or age. Deadline (extended): 27 January 2019.
This call is addressed to international artists who work in the field of installation in combination with sound, video and performance art. The main selection criteria will be the proposed exhibition concept. The initial concept for the circular exhibition space in das weisse haus should focus on the idea of a vivid space that changes throughout the duration of the exhibition. Therefore the presentation may also have a discursive, site-specific and/or participatory format. In addition, the exhibition should relate to current topics, addressing socio-political issues, questioning curatorial practices, or dealing with participatory processes. Deadline: 1 February 2019.
British Council Scotland and Creative Scotland are seeking proposals for bids to their £100k partnership fund to support individuals and organisations working in the Scottish arts sector tostrengthen relationships with counterparts in Europe. Deadline: 21 January 2019.
Artlink is an artist-led organisation, run by a team of professional artists working from onsite studios in Dunree.Artlink’s Mission is to link artists to the community and the community to art by devising and delivering innovative art projects resulting in exhibitions, public art and community projects. Artlink are seeking four Visual Artists to take part in artist residencies in Fort Dunree, Donegal, Ireland, in 2019. Applications are open to professional visual artists working in any discipline. Deadline: 14 February 2019.
The Asian Arts Media Roundtable is a two-day meeting organised by ArtsEquator Ltd of arts editors, publishers, reviewers, arts journalists, critics, bloggers, podcasters, videocasters, academics and arts makers from Southeast Asia, East Asia and Asia-Pacific. Can apply: participants from Southeast Asia, East Asia and Asia Pacific who are involved in critical discourses about the performing arts, published in print and broadcast media, websites, blogs, podcasts and video casts, magazines, journals, social media etc. Academics, researchers and art makers interested in issues related to reviewing and criticism, audience engagement and arts media are also welcome. Deadline: 30 January 2019.