Asia Research Institute, NUS, with National Gallery Singapore: Call for papers > CFP | Shifting Undergrounds in East and Southeast Asia: Transformations and Declinations of Cultural Self-Expressions and Communities in Cityscape
To critically re-examine what kind of social, ideological, cultural or conceptual significance undergrounds may still have in East and Southeast Asian cities today, this conference seeks new methodological and theoretical approaches that decipher the trajectories and narratives of undergrounds in relation to the geopolitical and sociocultural transformations and their impact on the urban environment. Moving image works primarily from Southeast Asia and wider Asia will be shown, accompanied by talks and panel discussions. Deadline for conference papers: 25 May 2018.
This new and unique experience for one writer-in-residence will take place at the 2,200 acre closed landfill on Staten Island that will become the second-largest public park in New York City. This writing residency seeks to bring a first-hand perspective to topics that include the environment, technology, urban life, nature, and waste. One writer will gain personal access to the diverse ecosystems present in the unopened park in late summer, 2018. The writer will produce a work of creative nonfiction engaging with the contemporary metropolitan landscape to be published online by Urban Omnibus in the fall of 2018. The residency is designed to be short, flexible, and out of doors. Deadline: 1 May 2018.
The Pernod Ricard Fellowship is conceived as a research and artistic platform, experimenting with non-linear models of generating and distributing knowledge to encourage different possible connections between researchers, contemporary artists, cultural institutions, non-profit organizations and the general public. Every year, 4 international Fellows (artists, curators and researchers) are invited by an Artistic Committee for a 3-month residency on the basis of a research proposal. This year, the Pernod Ricard Fellowship focuses on four geographical zones: Northern and Eastern Europe; Southeast Asia; South America; West Africa, South Africa and East Africa. Deadline: 31 May 2018.
Kyoto Art Center’s Artist-in-Residence Programme offers support to emerging artists and art researchers who wish to pursue creative activities in Kyoto. The organisers switch between hosting visual artist and performing artist every year. In 2019, the programme is open for visual artists / researchers. Deadline: 30 June 2018.
Le Fonds Africain pour la Culture « African Culture Fund (ACF) » est un fonds transnational et continental mis en place pour appuyer et accompagner le secteur des industries culturelles et créatives en Afrique. Sous l’autorité du Conseil d’administration, l’Administrateur/trice du Fonds est chargé(e) de la coordination de la Direction exécutive du Fonds et de veiller à l'atteinte des missions et des objectifs du Fonds. Date limite : 3 mai 2018.
Plantelor 58 Residency – Photo Focus Bucharest (Romania) for international curators and artists working with photography
The Romanian Association of Contemporary Art (ARAC) in Bucharest, Romania is offering a residency opportunity for a curator and an artist to document and envision a site-specific project in Bucharest.“Plantelor 58 Artist Residency” aims to introduce international artists and curators to the Romanian cultural environment. The residency is opened to curators and artists of all ages, working with contemporary photography, from all around the world. The selection committee – a panel of contemporary art specialists - will review the applications and select the successful candidates in one session. Deadline: 28 April 2018.
Open Call for Artists: Residency “Anthropology, landscape and the senses: research and art in the landscape” (Portugal)
The residency is part of the ‘13th Spring Meetings’, running from 7thto 10th of June, an event bringing together anthropologists, artists, geographers, landscape architects, and other landscape researchers. The event is jointly organised by UTAD University and Frauga Association. The organisers are looking for artists whose work explores the relationship between human activity and natural environment and the production of landscape. They are expecting artists to create a ‘landscape intervention’ during their stay, using their preferred medium, including sound, but always respecting the natural environment. Candidates must be fluent in either Portuguese, Spanish or Gallego. Deadline: 30 April 2018.
The CEI Fellowship for Writers in Residence is an award aimed at encouraging cross-border cooperation and promotion in the field of literature for young writers from Central European countries not yet part of the European Union (Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine). Applicants eligible for the fellowship are writers from all genres under 35 (born after 1983 – from 1 January 1984 onwards). Deadline: 30 April 2018.
Studio das Weiss Haus (Austria) > Open call for independent curator with a profound knowledge of Japanese art
studio das weisse haus is pleased to announce a two to three-month residency – between September 17 and December 17 – for one curator with a profound knowledge of Japanese contemporary art, who does not reside in Vienna. Please note, that studio das weisse haus is considering candidates with international experience, and excellent English in speaking and writing is mandatory. Deadline: 27 April 2018.
Rhodesworks Design Studio (Rhodesworks) seeks proposals in response to Resolute Arch, the new sculpture by studio principal Richard Rhodes. The sculpture, a granite arch broken near its apex, will premiere at Burning Man in 2018; from there, it will travel for the next three years, to be installed in five different cities around the world.This Ideas Competition, organized by Rhodesworks, invites emerging artists to imagine a site-specific, dramatic, and meaningful context for Resolute Arch. Deadline: 1 May 2018.
This call aim is to select 30 new artists working with photography that will be participating in the PARALLEL Platform 2nd Cycle, which occurs between June 2018 and September 2019. If selected, you’ll be taking part in one of the most innovative creative processes going from scratch to the exhibition, alongside with 37 other artists and curators. The call is open internationally to new artists working with photography. Selection will be made paying attention to gender balance and diversity. There’s no specific theme. Deadline: 4 May 2018.
Marie Keiser-Nielsen and Fran Zammit require four dancers for their choreography Cock and a Feather to be performed on the 2nd July, 2018. The company is looking for performers with strong contemporary dance technique, strong physical theatre skills, a high level of confidence, good partnering and contact skills, excellent improvisation and creative skills, musicality and confidence in voice work. Deadline: 3 May 2018.
Festival ELEKTRA - Biennale internationale d’art numérique et au Marché international des arts numériques (Québec) > Appel
L’Office franco-québécois pour la jeunesse (OFQJ) offre la possibilité à 20 jeunes professionnels français (ou résidant en France depuis plus d’un an) âgés de 18 à 35 ans d’assister au Festival Elektra, à la 4ème Biennale internationale d’art numérique et au 12ème marché international d’art numérique. Créateurs des arts numériques et du multimédia, journalistes, curateurs, diffuseurs : rendez-vous du 27 juin au 1er juillet de Montréal au Québec pour découvrir les créations internationales, assister aux vernissages, aux performances et aux rencontres professionnelles du marché international de l’art numérique. Date limite : 30 avril 2018.
As part of its international call for applications the FESTIVAL OF REGIONS invites those interested to apply under two categories: Projects (Projects for site-specific and participatory works are preferred, as well as concepts that deal with the festival theme or the social and cultural conditions of the region) and Residencies (For the development of on-site projects, in cooperation with local stakeholders and citizens, which will be presented at the 2019 FESTIVAL OF THE REGIONS). Deadline: 20 June 2018.
The Research and Development Grant provides seed money that offers you the opportunity to explore new and daring concepts. The European Cultural Foundation actively supports your knowledge development by introducing an “Idea Incubator Workshop” as a key element of this grant scheme. The call is open to individuals and representatives of collectives/organisations who are from the private, public or civil sector and are based or active in EU/ EFTA Member States and in the wider European neighbourhood. Deadline: 9 May 2018.