The European network of opera academies enoa is launching an open call for its new programme ‘Opera Creation Journey’. The scheme will offer time and space to creators to develop innovative opera projects. Selected projects will receive support and mentorship, and attend 1-3 Labs for 2-5 days at enoa institutions. Applying teams must have at least one composer / music creator and be based in Europe. Deadline: 3 March 2021.
The Octopus Programme is a guided research-based educational programme that encourages artistic research across sectors. The call for the next phase of the programme is open to all Diploma Students, Master’s and PhD students at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design Stockholm, as well as artists from or based in South Africa, Palestine and Tunisia. Applicants should have oral and written proficiency in English and be able to travel abroad twice between June 2021 and June 2022 (5 to 7 days). Deadline: 8 March 2021.
Based in Innsbruck, Austria, the art and architecture school bilding is a free creative space for children and young adults from 4 to 19 years, who are supported in discovering and developing their creative interests, abilities and talents. ‘bildingship’ is a working fellowship for young artists, allowing them to use bilding as space for their own artistic work as well as to actively engaging in the regular workshop programme. It lasts half a year (extensions to one year is possible) and provides a part-time employment. Foreign and domestic artists from the fields of art and architecture can apply. Deadline: 28 March 2021.
The European project ‘Sound Art in Public Spaces: reinventing public space (for all)’ investigates how people from different backgrounds interpret public space and looks at to what extent it is (in)accessible to them. Sounds Now is looking for a curator who will become the central point of contact for the five partners of Sounds Now on the one hand and the project's selected sound artists on the other. Activities run into 2022 and the curator will work from home. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
The Tara Ocean Foundation is the first recognised public interest foundation in France dedicated to the world’s oceans. Its research schooner Tara has already travelled more than 400,000 kilometers, making stopovers in more than 60 countries during 4 major expeditions. The Foundation is calling for applications for six artist residencies to take place aboard the ship. Artists will embark aboard Tara for periods of 2 weeks to 1 month: between Pointe à Pitre and Cayenne; along the coasts of Brazil and Argentina; on the Atlantic crossing between Argentina and Cape Town; then heading north along the African coast. Deadline: 1 March 2021.
Institut des Afriques > Appel à contributions pour un observatoire des artistes et acteurs culturels issus des diasporas africaine et caribéenne
L’Institut des Afriques met en œuvre un observatoire des artistes et acteurs culturels issus des diasporas africaine et caribéenne. L’objectif est de faciliter les coopérations entre les acteurs culturels. Cet observatoire prendra la forme d’une cartographie numérique et interactive dont la parution est prévue en 2021. Vous pouvez y contribuer en remplissant un formulaire en ligne. Cet Observatoire est réalisé avec le soutien de l’Institut français à Paris et de la Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine ainsi qu’avec l’appui de Trace.
Reconduite pour une troisième édition, la Taiwan VR Residency évolue et devient la Taiwan XR Residency. Désormais ouverte à l’ensemble des réalités étendues (virtuelle, augmentée, mixte), elle entend ainsi suivre de près l’essor des nouvelles formes de narration. Ce programme estouvert à toute personne de nationalité française ou de nationalité étrangère mais résidant en France (et disposant du statut de résident·e permanent·e ou d’un Visa de travail en cours de validité). Date limite : 22 mars 2021.
Le Théâtre National Wallonie-Bruxelles organise un appel à candidature en vue de l’engagement de son.sa directeur.trice général.e et artistique. Le Théâtre National Wallonie-Bruxelles, première scène de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, a pour vocation de créer et de présenter devant le public le plus large des spectacles professionnels de haute qualité. Date limite : 15 mars 2021.
Forecast offers artists and creative thinkers from anywhere in the world the chance to work with accomplished mentors toward bringing their projects to fruition. Open to all disciplines and genres, the scheme will see 18 applicants selected to present their ideas in Berlin during the Forecast Forum in July 2021. 6 will then be selected to present at Forecast Festival in Berlin in April 2022. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
The ZUKUNFTSVISIONEN Festival for Contemporary Arts 2021 will take place in Görlitz, Germany 21-30 May 2021. The title of this year’s festival is ‘Ohne Gewähr – No Guarantees’. The festival is inviting applications from solo artists and groups both for the festival exhibition and a residency programme taking place 2-4 weeks before the event. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
This year the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies at the University of British Colombia’s Woodhaven Artist in Residence Programme is open to creative writers working in any genre. Artists will stay between 4 – 8 weeks at the FCCS’ Woodhaven Eco Culture Centre between 1 June – 31 August 2021. The residency is open to Canadian and international writers. Deadline: 5 March 2021.
Tallinn Art Hall is launching a new artist in residence programme for professional artists living in Germany in partnership with Goethe-Institut Estland. It offers a studio apartment in central Tallinn for 2 months, from 1 August – 30 September 2021. The aim of the programme is to spur artistic research and discourse in Tallinn on the topics of ecological awareness, environmental sustainability and the ethics of making art. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
The i-Portunus programme supports the mobility of artists, creators and cultural professionals among all countries participating in the Creative Europe Programme. Its main focus is to connect artists and to support international collaborations. This will be done via physical mobility but also, if necessary, by virtual or blended mobility. The current call for applications is open to architects and cultural professionals active in the field of architecture (individuals and groups up to 5 people), aged 18+, of all educational qualifications and levels of experience, legally residing in a Creative Europe country. Deadline: 14 March 2021.
ACCR – a network of cultural heritage sites – has launched a call for its Nora residency programme, aimed at artists, researchers and culture professionals, from the Near and Middle East and from Africa, who have recently received refugee status in France. Priority will be given to refugees from: Syria, Iraq, Libya, South Sudan, Eritrea and Yemen. In applying, residents select a cultural centre that matches their residency project. Deadline: 12 March 2021.
Contour Biennale is a biennale for contemporary art in Mechelen (Belgium). The organisers of the event, kunstencentrum nona, are seeking a curator to help deliver Contour Biennale 10, which will be presented in Mechelen during the autumn of 2023. Inclusivity, fair practice and ecological awareness are values that kunstencentrum nona holds in high esteem. Deadline: 28 February 2021.