Footprints – Sustainable Music Across Europe is addressed to young and motivated artists willing to develop their artistic and entrepreneurial skills as well as develop their touring and networking capacity. 50 participants will be selected to take part in the Intl Jazz Platform summer workshop in Lodz (17-22 July 2021), out of which 6 participants will be selected to take part in the Footprints international tours and mentoring programme. Deadline: 30 April 2021.
The GMEA – National Center for Music Creation of Albi-Tarn welcomes musicians or ensembles for one-week residency sessions to permit creation, recording, or research. The centre supports all contemporary sound and experimental musical practices. Residencies can take place between January and December 2022. Deadline: 31 May 2021.
Urbane Künste Ruhr is pleased to announce a new cooperation with the Stiftung Geschichte des Ruhrgebiets in Bochum as part of the residency programme Zu Gast bei Urbane Künste Ruhr. The residency offers the opportunity for intensive research of archival material and archival structures during a three-month stay. The residency is open-ended, individualised, and geared to the specific research interests and projects of the residents. Deadline: 30 April 2021.
In the framework of the European project Who Cares?, Centro Huarte is offering an international residency programme for two or more artists, taking place from 1 September to 24 October 2021. Projects are encouraged to investigate care and affective practices in relation to the current moment we are living through. Applicants should have an EU passport or be based in an EU member state and preferably be fluent in the local languages (Spanish and/or Basque). Deadline: 27 May 2021.
This year ADAM (Asia Discovers Asia Meeting for Contemporary Performance) will be hosting a series of online programmes conceived by international artists to continuously stimulate exchanges of thoughts and practices. Artists who self-identify as Asian (wherever they are based as individuals), collectives or Asian-and-non-Asian mixed groups are invited to propose research-based ideas that respond to our times in a post-COVID-19 context. The selected projects will be presented as a research sharing in ADAM’s online programme in December 2021. Deadline: 6 May 2021.
The Odyssée programme is aimed at foreign artists, researchers and cultural professionals who aren't living in France and who want to develop projects within French cultural centres located at heritage sites. Periods of residency can last 1-6 months. Deadline: 29 May 2021.
Roxy ULM’s ResearchLab (based in Ulm, Germany) consists of up to four residencies per year. Each residency lasts three weeks and is aimed at supporting dance by nurturing emerging choreographers to realise their ideas from concept to live performance. Young, emerging and established choreographers are welcome to apply. One ResearchLab begins in September 2021 and another in November 2021. Deadline: 31 May 2021.
In autumn 2022, Delfina Foundation will launch its fifth concentrated season of residencies and public programmes focusing investigations on the most pressing issue of our time - the climate emergency - in relation to its ongoing Politics of Food programme. Opportunities will be available for in-person residencies and virtual engagement, as well as public programme events. There is a particular interest in interdisciplinary collaborations between artists/curators and researchers. Deadline: 14 June 2021.
MUSE.ar > Open Call for Artists to Explore New Narratives for Museums (Czech Republic, Serbia, Hungary)
The aim of the international MUSE.ar project is to create a platform that will allow cultural institutions to connect with contemporary artists and collaborate to create digital guides. The organisers are now looking for three groups of artists and creatives who will work with the visions of partner institutions to co-create new digital narratives during residencies at three partner museums in Czech Republic, Serbia and Hungary. Project activities run from May 2021 to June 2022. Europe-based artists with a high level of proficiency in English are eligible to apply. Deadline: 25 April 2021.
With its annual New Settings programme, the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès supports the creation and distribution of new performance works. The programme aims at supporting hybrid performances which have a prominent visual dimension. Selected projects will receive production support and then be programmed at partner venues in Paris during the 2022-2023 season. Deadline: 1 July 2021.
NEW NOW festival for Digital Arts on Zollverein > Open call for digital works and for artistic-scientific contributions for a conference (Germany / online)
NEW NOW explores phenomena of our times and will take place for the first time on the Zollverein UNESCO World Heritage Site in Essen from August 27 to October 03, 2021. For five weeks, the landmark of the Ruhr area will be transformed into an open production site for Digital Arts: The festival accompanies artists in the development of their works and invites the public to actively contribute. The Digital Arts serve as a venue for speculation. Here, artists and participants alike have the freedom to imagine and test new visions for the present. Deadline: 18 April 2021.
Théâtre de Liège > IMPACT (International Meeting in Performing arts and Creative Technologies) > NEW STAGES > Appel à prototypes / Call for prototypes ( Belgique / Belgium)
Orientés arts de la scène, audiovisuels et performatifs, les concepts devront reposer sur l’idée d’expériences à créer et à vivre à distance autour de trois thématiques principales : « l’objet qui parle : vers un Internet des émotions » ; « F(r)ictions vs Frictionless : Arts, Sciences et Technologies » ; « Design Spéculatif : Futurs probables / Futurs désirables ». / Focused on performing and audio-visual arts, these concepts should be based on the idea of experiences to be created and lived remotely around three main topics: “the talking object: towards an Internet of emotions”; “F(r)ictions vs. Frictionless: Arts, Sciences and Technologies”; “Speculative Design: Probable futures / Desirable futures”. Dl: 07/05/2021.
The first call for proposals is open to organizations legally registered in one of the following Central African countries: Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, São Tome and Principe and Chad. Partnerships with other entities in the subregion, other ACP countries and Europe are encouraged. One of the axis of the call is related to projects aimed at facilitating access to national, regional and international markets as well as the circulation, dissemination and promotion of goods and services. Deadline: 8 June 2021.
Tranzit > ERSTE Foundation Fellowships for the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts in Salzburg (Austria)
ERSTE Foundation is offering five fellowships for young artists and five fellowships for emerging curators from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, the Slovak Republic and Slovenia to take part in a course of their choice at the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts in Salzburg between 19 July – 28 August 2021. Deadline: 30 April 2021.
Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay invites artists, curators, programmers, writers, researchers and practitioners across all disciplines in the performing arts to apply for its inaugural Contemporary Performing Arts Research Residency, taking place in Singapore between April and June 2022. The residency offers two types of support: Artist-in-Residence and Researcher-in-Residence. Artists-in-Residence can apply for a residency period of one to three months, while Researchers-in-Residence can apply for a residency period of two to four weeks. Deadline: 31 May 2021.