With the Archive of Forgetfulness, Goethe-Institut are asking what it means, literally, culturally and politically, to engage with the materiality of movement on the African continent. Contributions to the online archive are sought which focus on the things that enable us to move – literally or figuratively – trains, roads, space programmes, aeroplanes, ports, boda bodas, and many others – to question what it means to imagine living otherwise across borders. Contributions are welcome across disciplines. Deadline: 15 January 2021.
Cuturi Gallery in Singapore has announced c/residency, a new programme committed to supporting and nurturing artistic talent. International artists are invited to apply for a one-month residency. To apply you must: be permanently based outside of Singapore; not have gallery representation in Singapore; have a working knowledge of English. Preference will be given to artists who lack exposure and contact to audiences in Singapore and Southeast Asia. Deadline: rolling.
Onassis Foundation has opened applications for its Emergency Fellowships – a tailor-made, time-sensitive support for artists and curators living in Greece or anywhere in the world. The Emergency Fellowships are not intended for presenting your work, or for engaging in an academic programme. They are not meant to be used for any kind of production related activity. Instead these Fellowships are meant to be highly responsive to address volatile situations around the world or in Greece, or time-sensitive artistic research, or unanticipated professional needs. Deadline: rolling (with replies within two weeks).
The seventh edition of the Crystal Ruth Bell Residency invites applications for a six-month remote residency in 2021. In this pandemic year, with travel on hold for everyone's safety, the residency will be held around the theme 'Mediated'. The call is open to individuals and collectives working in all types of creative practices, of all passports, ages, gender identities, backgrounds, abilities, and interests. Residency dates will be flexible and take place between March 2021 and December 2021. Deadline: 9 February 2021.
Le Fonds de mobilité Indianocéanique est un programme de la mission de coopération culturelle Afrique et Caraïbes de l'Institut français avec le soutien du Ministère de la Culture (Directions des affaires culturelles de La Réunion et de Mayotte et Direction générale de la création artistique). Ce programme soutient la mobilité à l’intérieur de la zone Indianocéanique (pays membres de la COI - l’Union des Comores ; la France au titre de La Réunion ; Madagascar ; Maurice ; les Seychelles.- et les départements français d’outre-mer de l’océan Indien) et en direction du Mozambique, de la Tanzanie et du Kenya. Date limite : 24 août 2021.
Le Fonds de mobilité Caraïbes est un programme de la mission de coopération culturelle Afrique et Caraïbes de l'Institut français avec le soutien des Directions des Affaires Culturelles de la Guadeloupe, de la Martinique et de la Direction Culture, Jeunesse et Sports de la Guyane. Le fonds est ouvert aux professionnel.le.s de la culture ou les artistes résidant dans l'un des pays de la Caraïbe ou dans un des départements français d'Amérique. Date limite : 24 août 2021.
Xi·Art Museum is a new initiative located in Lucitopia Town, Fuzhou City, Jiangxi Province, China. Among its initial activities are the Generative Project, which focuses on open, growing, and participatory art practices and field research processes. Applications are now sought from artists for the 2020-21 edition, which takes the theme ‘Fantasy Land’. The programme is open internationally to artists working in the field of contemporary art practice and natural research. 10-20 projects will be selected, with implementation dates agreed according to each proposal. Deadline: 31 July 2021.
ARAK Collection, based in Doha, Qatar, is inviting applications from curators from Sub-Saharan Africa. This is an opportunity for young and mid-career contemporary art curators to be selected for their annual Curatorial Residency Fellowship Programme, based at their Collection Exhibition and Research Space in Doha, Qatar. Deadline: rolling.
Goethe-Institut has created a new virtual residency programme with a view to maintaining and reinforcing international exchange and collaboration in the music sector. Funding for virtual partner residencies is now available to arrange for international musical collaboration projects. This virtual partner residency programme is for solo artists and small ensembles from Germany and abroad. At least one artist or ensemble based in Germany should be involved in submitted projects. Deadline: 31 December 2020.
The ‘Capacity Building for European Capitals of Culture’ project is seeking professionals from a variety of disciplines to join its pool of experts. This expert group will help bridge gaps in skills in the implementing teams of European Capitals of Culture. In particular, experts are sought in the following areas: audience development, conflict resolution, change management, legal (including intellectual property rights and licensing agreements for culture), monitoring and evaluation in the cultural sector. Deadline: ongoing.
En el marco del proyecto “Laboratorio de Interactividad Corporal”, cheLA en colaboración con REMAP/UCLA y gracias al apoyo del Programa Iberescena invita a participar a un grupo interdisciplinario de creadores, de una residencia destinada a la formación, investigación y realización de una obra que vincule las artes escénicas y performáticas con las artes tecnológico-interactivas. Dirigida a creadores/as de las artes performáticas (danza, teatro), multimediales, manejo de hardware y software, programación, videomapping, robótica y otros; que sean mayores de 18 años y tengan residencia en cualquiera de los siguientes países: Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, España, México, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú o Uruguay. Fecha límite: 25 Julio de 2020.
The vocational training project DeuS has launched a set of four surveys to help understand the current needs of the cultural and creative industries. The information collected from the study will go towards creating an optimised training programme and resources for the benefit of cultural and creative industries across Europe.
The Institute of International Education's Artist Protection Fund fills a critical unmet need by providing relief and safe haven to artists on a large scale, and for extended periods. Artists from any country and from any artistic discipline/practice may apply for a fellowship if they face threat of persecution or violence due to their practice, identity, or beliefs. Selected applicants are matched with host institutions that provide a broad programme of support. Deadline: rolling applications (assessed twice a year).
The Centre for Applied Human Rights (CAHR), through a grant from the Open Society Foundations, has set up a fund – Arctivists – to support activists and artists across the world responding to the outbreak of Covid-19 and its implications for human rights defenders, activism, and shrinking civic and political space. Paired activists and artists are able to apply for grants to document, reflect on, and imagine current and future events. Deadline: on a rolling basis.
TRAINART is an EU project that aims to strengthen the competitiveness of the European performing arts sector and to shape new skills for cultural operators interested in developing innovative business models in the cultural and creative industries. The organisers are running a survey to help pinpoint the main professional skills required in the cultural and creative sectors of each of the partners’ territories: Italy, Sweden, Spain, Serbia and Ireland. This will be used to develop a training programme which survey respondents can express interest in joining.