officine CAOS - Turin (IT), an international cross-disciplinary hub for cultural and social innovation, is seeking for emerging artists from abroad, working in the fields of contemporary theatre and dance, performance or multimedia art, in order to present their work during the winter season 2019, from January to April. The organisers particularly wish to engage with cross-disciplinary and performance art works, lasting up to 40 min. Deadline: 15 September 2018.
The Groupe A – Coopérative Culturelle launches an open call to present art works that will take part to an exhibition planned from November to December at the « Champs Libre », the third place of the Union eco-neighbourhood in Roubaix, Tourcoing and Wattrelos (France), as part of the project Regards d’artistes sur l’Union (R.A.U). Eligible works of art are: Painting, sculpture, drawing, models, video, installation, photography, graphic design, numerical arts, sound arts. International artists should respond to to one the themes of the project (urban renovation, industrial renovation, ecology, architecture, places’ memory, urban art, town planning, eco-neighbourhood). Deadline: 4 October 2018.
The Tsung-Yeh Artist Village in Tainan City is the result of the fusion of an old sugar refinery with multicultural ideas to form a unique space. Tsung-Yeh Artist Village takes as its theme the concept of ‘Site-Specific Art’. The artists also can engage with Tainan and Madou locality’s natural and historical sites, and with local communities. Applications are welcomed from the fields of Interdisciplinary art practices, Visual art and Performance. Deadline: 16 September 2018.
The 4th edition of the ‘‘Friends of the Arab World Institute (AWI) Award for young contemporary Arab artists” will be organized as part of “Football & Arab World” collective exhibition, which will be inaugurated in April 2019 at the AWI. Participation in the competition is reserved for applicants who meet the following requirements; they must be: A national of one of the following countries: Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, or Yemen; be aged under 40 (or aged 40) on 31 October 2018. Deadline: 31 October 2018.
The festival will provide an overall view of the latest trends in the solo-dance-theatre scene. As participants in the competition, choreographers and dancers from around the world, are requested to perform a solo piece which is new, original, imaginative, unique and which displays unusual achievement. The respected jury will judge choreographic and dance skills as well as musicality, interpretation and performance. Deadline: 11 November 2018.
Pour sa neuvième exposition collective, la Taverne Gutenberg se transforme en une immense bibliothèque cinéphile : riche et éclectique. Chacun des artistes sélectionnés pour l'occasion propose une œuvre inspirée d'un film, d'une scène ou même d'un simple plan cinématographique. Le but étant de mettre en lumière le lien qui peut exister entre différents médiums artistiques et de rendre un hommage original au 7e art. Une attention particulière sera portée aux projets permettant une interaction avec le public. Date limite : 15 septembre 2018.
Fundación Casa Wabi and ArtReview are pleased to announce an open-call residency prize for artists wishing to stay in Oaxaca for the month of July 2019. Applications must detail a project that engages with or benefits the local community in Puerto Escondido, Mexico. Applications are welcome from all artists, irrespective of background, age, nationality or career. A maximum of two artists can apply together if they work collaboratively. Deadline: 30 August 2018.
Residency for musicians at Le Confort Moderne (France) and a residency for a curator at Capacete (Brazil)
These residencies with Mophradat are open for musicians/curators from the Arab world. Le Confort Moderne has been exploring independent music and contemporary art production for thirty-two years, gaining international recognition for its concerts, exhibitions, encounters, and artistic innovation. Capacete is a residency program that has been active for twenty years, aiming to set up situations and develop strategies that offer concrete and real alternatives to the unstable field of art. Deadlines: 30 August (France) and 14 September (Brazil).
Much awaited by artists and cultural professionals, the survey’s findings should serve to inform policy decision makers and send an empowering message to the global community– one that allows future generations of creators to make a living from their work. The findings of the survey will be presented by the UNESCO Director-General to the 40th session of the General Conference in Autumn 2019. Deadline: 23 November 2018
"Europe in Perspective: International Co-operation in Cultural Learning" > Open call for training (Germany, Hungary and Greece)
The training brings together pairs of artists/cultural practitioners and teachers from a variety of European countries and focuses on topics related to diversity and intercultural learning (in a European and transnational context). Through exploring and reflecting one’s own position and attitude towards the project related topics, the training will provide insights and understandings which participating pairs will be able to apply in the course of their general professional practice. Deadline: 3 September 2018.
This PARSE research trajectory focuses on these complex entanglements and confrontations of human mobility (especially that of migrants and refugees) with states and the proliferation of market-based actors (from “smugglers” to private security enterprises), and how these encounters both facilitate and restrict the mobilities of people and their knowledge and values. The editors welcome contributions exploring the embodied, affective, performative, material, visual, and spatial politics of cross-border human mobilities, through arts/design as well as other disciplines and practices. Deadline: 13 October 2018.
The Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB) – as an exhibition showcasing the present and trends of global ceramics and acting as a gateway for newly emerging artists to acquire a presence in the global art scene – will offer diversified support programs that will help artists expand their worldview. Artists from all parts of the world are welcome to submit works, both artistic and practical, made from clay (ceramics) or made with the theme of clay (ceramics). Deadline for applications: 1-31 October 2018.
Culture at Work Africa – Promoting the Public Value of Culture for Social Cohesion and Urban Development in Africa > First call for proposals
Culture at Work Africa – Promoting the Public Value of Culture for Social Cohesion and Urban Development in Africa is looking to support innovative on-the-ground projects aiming at developing safe and neutral spaces for intercultural dialogue and at promoting active citizenship and intercommunity relations. For the purpose of this call, applications are eligible when presented by organizations (not-for-profit/profit; public/private) legally registered in one of the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Deadline: 21 September 2018.
Opéra national de Lorraine > Centre de formation d’apprentis (CFA) métiers des arts de la scène > Chargé/e de mission mobilité européenne
Unique en France, le Centre de formation d’apprentis (CFA) métiers des arts de la scène est un organisme public de formation en alternance consacré aux métiers de l’opéra et de l’orchestre. Il a été créé en 2008 par l’Opéra national de Lorraine, son organisme gestionnaire. Placé(e) sous l’autorité de la directrice du CFA, la/le chargé/e de mission mobilité européenne conçoit et met en œuvre un programme de mobilité pour les apprentis du Centre de formation et participe plus globalement aux activités pédagogiques du CFA. Poste à pourvoir au plus tôt. Le jury de recrutement se tiendra le 13 septembre 2018.
RESIDENZPFLICHT (Berlin, Germany) > Scholarships for Artist’s Residence Project in Berlin Refugee Accommodation
The RESIDENZPFLICHT art project will award 10 project scholarships for one-month residences in the 10 newly constructed refugee accommodation in Berlin between 2019 and 2020. Ten visual artists are invited to live for one month on the site of one of Berlin’s Modular Refugee Accommodation Centres and create context-based artistic work there. Each scholarship is accompanied by a blog, an artist’s talk and a closing event on site. Deadline: 16 September 2018.