The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is an artist-activated, audience-engaged contemporary art museum. The museum is now accepting applications for the new Barjeel Global Fellowship, offered in collaboration with the Barjeel Art Foundation. This exciting opportunity serves as an opportunity for budding international curators to learn and work in a pioneering, globally-focused American institution and invites a young, new perspective from the Middle East and/or North Africa regions to the MCA. The fellow will engage in exhibition- and/or collection-related research, write reports on possible acquisitions, and help curators plan and organize exhibitions and programming. Deadline: 28 February 2018.
VERTIGO is a project supported by the H2020 STARTS programme of the European Commission. Its purpose is to organise artistic collaborations with R&D projects that target innovation. The call is open to artists willing to collaborate with partners of an R&D ICT-Project in order to develop, in particular through the production of an original artwork based on its technology, a fresh approach to its innovation challenges. Deadline: 2 March 2018.
Der deutsch-französische Fonds Transfabrik für darstellende Künste fördert als Koproduktionspartner anteilig neue künstlerische Projekte zwischen Frankreich und Deutschland; insbesondere in den Bereichen zeitgenössischer Tanz, zeitgenössisches Theater, Nouveau-Cirque, Figuren-, Objekt- und Straßentheater. Le Fonds franco-allemand Transfabrik pour le spectacle vivant encourage des projets de création artistique entre la France et l’Allemagne, par un apport financier en coproduction, dans les domaines de la danse contemporaine, du théâtre contemporain, du nouveau cirque, des arts de la rue, du théâtre d’objets et de la marionnette. 25/3/2018.
Fira Mediterrània Manresa has an interdisciplinary programme, consisting of visual arts, circus, dance, exhibitions, music, storytelling and theatre. Arts projects can be submitted under two main themes: 1) Traditional Culture: based on elements that include the transfer of heritage, the crossover between contemporary creation and traditional regional culture, participation and the increase of the social foundations of culture. 2) World Music and folk, traditional or contemporary music that is connected to its local region, with special emphasis on the Mediterranean. Deadline: 5 March 2018.
This call (The Next Generation 2018) seeks proposals that enable young people (ages 15-30) in countries eligible from Africa and the Middle East to explore, define and represent their identities through arts and culture in a project that lasts a maximum of one year. Deadline: 16 March 2018.
“Tokyo as Laboratory of the Future” is the theme of the FIS–Future Innovators Summit TOKYO that Japanese advertising agency Hakuhodo Inc. and Ars Electronica are hosting May 25-27, 2018 at TOKYO Midtown Atrium. The search is now for or artists, designers, scientists, engineers, social activists and entrepreneurs from throughout the world who would like to become members of interdisciplinary teams jointly developing key questions dealing with Tokyo’s future. Deadline: 28 February 2018.
The Festival Les Instants Vidéo is an event dedicated to video art and electronic poetry with its multiple forms, monobands, installations, performances, multimedia… This year's festival is focused on the May 68 events since for the organisers, 'the poetic and emancipatory vibe of the hundred thousand flowers of May continue to stimulate delightfully their imagination. And their nostalgia is only for the future'. Deadline: 1 June 2018.
The competition topic is “Balance between man and nature: to reconsider the past for a better future”. Through a reflection on the eco-sustainability of the communities who used to live in the Gravina, the artists have to think carefully about the ways of interaction between man and nature over the centuries, starting from a past in which nature truly represented the public space where men drew resources to satisfy their needs. The call is addressed to national and international artists, architects, designers. They can propose their projects individually or in multidisciplinary groups, associations included. Deadline: 22 March 2018.
ilDance is delighted to announce a brand new residency opportunity with their partners at STRUT Dance in Perth, Australia. In the second half of 2018, a Swedish based independent artist will be selected to travel to Perth, Australia and offered a creative residency with STRUT Dance. The residency duration will be for a minimum of two weeks, and must be based on the ideas and concepts proposed in the artist’s application. Deadline: 28 February 2018.
The Photography Residencies program is exclusively opened to photographers native from one of the four continents represented in the musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac’s collections: Africa, Asia, Americas, Oceania (excluding Europe and USA). There is no age limit for candidacy. The project proposed by the candidate must develop a specific aspect of his/her personal artistic research, and must not be confined to the documentary field. It must allow the candidate to work on all or part of a project in the direct continuity of his/her current artistic production. Deadline: 1 March 2018.
Found Sound China is a music diplomacy fellowship by Found Sound Nation that brings together eight music producers -- 4 from the U.S. and 4 from China -- for a month of sound collection and collaborative music production. As commercial hip hop and electronic music are currently experiencing unprecedented popularity in China, Found Sound China seeks to promote a DIY music production aesthetic inspired by creative traditions ranging from hip hop to experimental sound art. Deadline: 28 February 2018.
As the global funding landscape is changing rapidly, arts and cultural organisations are becoming increasingly concerned about what actions to take. On this course you will learn about the importance of developing organisational resilience through effective leadership and management, and how to diversify income streams by becoming more entrepreneurial. You will explore different leadership styles, change management and entrepreneurship, so you’ll be in a better position to lead your organisation’s fundraising strategy and offer better value to your audiences. Deadline (to start the online course) : 12 March 2018.
Mophradat is an international non-profit contemporary arts association that creates opportunities for thinking, producing, and sharing among contemporary artists from the Arab World and their peers everywhere. Mophradat is looking for a Programs and Editorial coordinator. Deadline: 25 February 2018.
From June 28 to July 7, 2018, the 2nd international Alps Art Academy will take place in the Safiental (Grisons, Switzerland). The Tenna Summer Academy, which is held every two years, focuses on land and environmental art. In dialogue with the art-historical movement of the 60s and 70s, contemporary approaches to art in the Alpine landscape are discussed and further developed. The Alps Art Academy creates a platform for proposals for a possible future Land Art, which integrates the landscape, nature and the environment as well as history and society into its production. Deadline: 28 February 2018.
CCA Kitakyushu operates Fellowship Program for young artists and researchers (below 40) those who are engaged in art, curatorial work, design and architecture. Fellowship Program 2018 runs from the September 2018 to the end of March 2019 accepting fellows in the fields of art, curatorial work, architecture and design. Each fellow is required to stay and work in Kitakyushu for a few months either consecutively or intermittently during the above period of time. Deadline: 30 March 2018.