Light Moves Festival of Screendance > ‘Open Futures’ Residency for Dance and the Digital Arts (Ireland)
Organised by Ireland’s Light Moves Festival, Open Futures 2021 will enable 8 artists, consisting of 4 collaborating pairs, from the fields of dance and the digital arts, to investigate and explore the potential for interdisciplinary exchange that encompasses practices for the stage, gallery, installation, and outdoor settings. Artists from around the world can apply as individuals or duos. Selected artists will undertake two weeks of creative residency (28 June – 3 July 2021 and 27 September – 2 October 2021) in Limerick, Ireland. One pair will be selected to receive a further development grant. Deadline: 5 March 2021.
Elevsis European Capital of Culture > Open Call for Artistic Programme ‘Mysteries of Transition’ (Greece)
In 2023 the city of Elevsis will host the title of the European Capital of Culture (ECoC), presenting a multifaceted programme entitled ‘MYSTERIES of TRANSITION’. The organisers are calling for project proposals across all disciplines, from small-scale to large-scale, for new projects/actions to take place during 2022 and 2023. Deadline: 31 March 2021.
TANZAHOi International Dance and Dance Film Festival will bring outstanding international dance productions to Hamburg via livestream for its 2021 digital festival, Take Part in Another World, which runs 3-5 September 2021. The festival is offering grants to support the livestreaming of existing works as well as new projects. Deadline: 31 March 2021.
Face to Faith: Open Call for Performing Arts Project Proposals on the Topic of Faith (Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Italy, Israel, Poland and Ukraine)
Face to Faith is an international cooperation project aiming to understand the diverse meanings of faith in European societies. The Face to Faith project involves producing seven new performance productions, with each of the seven project partners managing one of the productions. After the premiere held by the producing partner organisation, the project will tour each production in at least one other Face to Faith partner city. The productions will premiere between October 2021 and September 2022. Deadline: 7 March 2021.
Freie Universität Berlin > Fellowships in ‘Authoritarianism and Global Capitalism - Emancipatory Counter-Strategies in and from the Middle East’ (Germany)
Postdoctoral researchers, research-based artists, and journalists from ODA-recipient countries of the Middle East and North Africa are invited to apply for up to six short-term research fellowships focusing on 'Authoritarianism, Global Capitalism, and Counter-Strategies’. Fellows will be visiting researchers at a number of partner institutions in Germany. Fellowships last up to 9 months and take place in the period from April–December 2021. Deadline: 1 March 2021.
Incubator is one of ENCC’s flagship capacity building programmes. It supports mid-to-senior-levels professionals from cultural centres and other cultural organisations who want to develop a European cooperation project. ENCC members are the main targets of the programme, which is fully funded for them, but there are also a few slots for non-members to participate. The programme includes a consultancy retreat scheduled to happen at Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain), on 23-25 June 2021. Deadline (extended): 8 March 2021.
Dublin Dance Festival (DDF) brings diverse artists, audiences and communities together to create and share exceptional dance experiences. DDF are currently seeking an Artistic Director who will co-lead the organisation, setting DDF’s strategic direction alongside the Executive Producer and Board of Directors. The successful candidate will have the expertise to drive DDF’s influence internationally and to positively impact the landscape of dance in Ireland. Deadline: 3 March 2021.
The European Music Managers Alliance was formed in 2018 to provide a collective voice for managers. To achieve their ambitions in 2021, they hope to hire an Executive Director, initially on a 6 month part-time contract to help increase their visibility in European Policy debates and secure ongoing funding. They hope that this will grow and develop into a full time role in the longer term. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
Located in Lasauvage, Luxembourg, the Nomadic Island project it is a platform for experimentation which unites a diverse group of artists with an equally diverse group of local residents. Artists are invited to apply for a three-week residency (18 July - 8 August 2022) to realise a project with this international community around the theme of 'alternative ways of living and working'. Deadline: 15 April 2021.
In 2021, in response to the continuing restrictions on travel and physical gatherings due to Covid-19, ASEF's Mobility First! will offer virtual collaboration grants to artists and arts managers from Asia and Europe to jointly create new works or texts. This initiative aims to create opportunities for international cultural exchange and professional connections at a time of very limited face-to-face encounters. Deadline 28 February 2021.
The Asymmetry Curatorial Fellowship is a six-month placement for a mid-career curator at the curatorial department of the Whitechapel Gallery in London. It will run 20 September 2020 – 20 March 2021, and will be awarded to one Fellow who is a national of Mainland China, Hong Kong or Taiwan, and based in the region or internationally. Deadline: 1 March 2021.
For the second year of its School of Infinite Rehearsals, Onassis AiR is organising four sessions in autumn 2021 and spring 2022 for collective explorations of two research topics: issues of governance (self-organisation and institutions), and economies (looking at community economies and philanthropy). Applications are open to participants from anywhere in the world, with no restrictions on age or discipline. Deadline: 26 February 2021.
ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe and the Deutsches Museum invite international artists to submit innovative project proposals at the intersection of art and artificial intelligence (AI) and apply for a two-part artist residency at both institutions as part of the project ‘The Intelligent Museum’. Residencies will take place between June to October 2021 for a maximum of three months. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
For the 2021 edition of the biennial live art festival WUNDER DER PRÄRIE, zeitraumexit in Mannheim propose an open call for artistic responses to Mierle Laderman Ukeles' 1969 text 'Manifesto for Maintenance Art' by young or upcoming artists internationally. They invite the selected artists to develop and present their work at their current place of residence/work and within their local community. The selected works will be documented and/or streamed live at the festival in Germany between 30 September and 10 October 2021. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
VRHAM! (Virtual Reality in Hamburg) are looking for creators and artists working in the field of Interactive Arts who want to (further) develop their already existing artistic project (or a work in progress) by exploring the possibilities that lie in the innovation of 3D-scanning technologies. The successful applicant will undertake a residency in Marseilles, France and showcase the results during VRHAM! festival in Hamburg (4-12 June 2021). Deadline: 15 March 2021.