The Australia Council International Leadership Program supports arts professionals from eligible Asia Pacific countries to join two leadership programs in Australia: the Arts Leaders program and the Future Leaders Program. Arts professionals from the following countries can apply: China, India, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines and Samoa. Deadline: 26 September 2017.
This exciting opportunity offers an artist or curator working in the contemporary visual arts the chance to learn more about Japan, to open dialogue with Japanese artists and communities, and to establish networks between the UK and Japan. The organisers are interested in proposals that focus on some aspect of ecology, climate, economy, science or technology in relation to Japan. Applicants must be a UK resident and have a UK address. Deadline: 1 October 2017.
From ecological transition to degrowth and the effective use of art > Residencies at Thalie Lab (Belgium)
Based on an examination of artisanal practices and new forms of food production, the Thalie Art Foundation invites visual artists, curators, designers and chefs to submit a project on the theme of deceleration in our overly consumerist world, that explores concepts for the collaborative economy (recycling, textiles, 3D creation, food…) and has a social impact. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
Since its inception in 2001, the Washington Award has recognized talented artists in the fields of, music, dance, and visual arts especially those who contribute to international cultural collaboration. Artists from all over the world who meet the other eligibility requirements to apply for the S&R Washington Award can apply. Deadline: 5 October 2017.
The Chevening Clore Leadership Fellowship is a partnership between the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Clore Leadership Programme, offering mid-career professionals in the arts and culture sector an exceptional opportunity to undertake an individually tailored leadership programme in the UK. To apply, you should be an artist, a cultural professional/entrepreneur and citizen of Brazil, China, India, Jordan, Egypt, Mexico, or South Africa. Deadline: 7 November 2017.
The main purpose of the Mobility section of the AC/E Programme for the Internationalisation of Spanish Culture (PICE) is to support the capacity of the culture sector and its creative industries to operate internationally, promoting the circulation and mobility of works, productions, artists, creators, agents and culture and creative professionals. There are two calls: Open Call for Mobility Grants August 2017 (only Film and Documentary) > Deadline: 31 August 2017 and Open Call for Mobility Grants September 2017 (Visual arts, Performing arts, Literature and Books, Music) > Deadline: 30 September 2017 (application from 1 September).
Mophradat is partnering with different international organizations to set up residency opportunities for artists from the Arab World. To start, Mophradat is collaborating on two residency programs for visual artists: A six-month residency program with WIELS | Contemporary Art Centre in Brussels, and a three-month residency at the CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow. Remaining deadline: 15 December 2017 for Scotland.
In the context of international mobility and exchange of artists and cultural operators, the Roberto Cimetta Fund is running a funding line to support strengthening and sustainability of organisations and projects. The Tamteen funding line aims to promote cultural and artistic initiatives lead by Arab artists and cultural operators developing local projects (venues, networks, platforms). The fund aims to create a leverage effect that could contribute modestly to rebalancing forces between Arab and European components in the exchange, as well as strengthening and sustaining cultural exchange between Arab regions. Deadline: 30 September 2017.
In partnership with the British Council, Unlimited is offering a professional development placement for a disabled person who is based outside of the UK and is working (or beginning to work) as an arts producer, curator or arts administrator. Deadline: 25 September 2017.
For the 21st Festival in 2017, entries will be accepted from across the globe. Entries are sought in various disciplines of the Media Arts including interactive art, video, websites, games, animation and comics, from professional, amateur, independent and commercial sources. Deadline: 5 October 2017.
The Cultural Diaspora: African-American and African Playwrights Creative Residency at the Camargo Foundation (France)
The Camargo Foundation, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Jerome Foundation, is excited to announce a four-week residency program for mid-career/established African-American and African playwrights. Four participants from the United States and four from the African continent, all of whom are interested in the intersection and interaction, whether historic or contemporary, between the United States and Africa, will be hosted at the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France, from May 28 to June 25, 2018. Deadline: 19 October 2017.
The program is aimed at foreign artists from all around the world who wish to pursue a research project in Paris during a minimum period of three consecutive months, and that are supported by one or more cultural partners. This program is aimed at artists in every artistic discipline: Architecture/landscape/urbanism, street arts/circus/puppets, digital arts, visual arts, comics, cinema/movies/video, curating projects, dance/performances, design, literature, youth book, fine arts and crafts, modern music and jazz, classical and contemporary music, contemporary art performances, photography, theatre, musics for films and video games. Deadline: 29 September 2017.
Kawamura arts and cultural foundation > 2017 Socially Engaged Art Support Grant (Japan) > Open for applications
This grant will support Socially Engaged Art projects that will take place in Japan and commit to the community and society; implement activities together with communities and residents; and aim to build and demonstrate models of a better society. This would further enhance in-depth relationships between art culture and the society and will contribute in cultivating higher cultural developments in Japan. Applications can come from artists or organisations, from all nationalities, who work in the context of contemporary art. Deadline: 22 October 2017.
During state of fashion 2018 | searching for the new luxury, the exhibition Future Scenarios presents a stimulating anthology of ground-breaking concepts and practices, in which innovation and a new imagination are guiding principles. Designers, brands and artists are invited to submit ideas and products that are about to break through to the market, or offer new perspectives on the fashion system, or in broader terms, on the things around us with which we interact. There are five subcategories: New imagination of luxury; Designing for better lives; New business models; The makers and the product in the spotlight and Interdisciplinary relationships. Deadline: 30 September 2017.
Specifically aimed at global artists aged 18 to 30 who are not yet represented by an established gallery, submissions will be made exclusively through the ArteVue App taking in 2-dimensional works on paper and canvas, photography and 3-dimensional sculpture. The prizes include a three-month residency at Delfina Foundation and $15,000 USD. Deadline: 1 October 2017.