Ibrida Festival will be held in April 2021 in Forlì, Italy. The festival is particularly focused on video art, live performances, AV performances that have video as an important part of the exhibition, and from this year, installations and virtual reality. The festival has issued an open call for works and will support live performances to appear the festival. Deadline: 26 February 2021.
Organised by a network of six acclaimed European Festival and Conventions (MaMA, Un-Convention, MIL, Athens Music Week, Nouvelle Prague and Linecheck), JUMP provides a framework for music professionals to develop innovative business models. The programme takes place March-December 2021 and is open to applicants from the 27 Member States and the UK. Deadline: 1 February 2021.
Landskrona Foto’s residency programme is an opportunity for a non-Swedish photographer or artist working with photography and/or lens-based media to have time and space away from their usual environment and obligations. The residency takes place over six weeks, from May 2021. Applicants are asked to present a project proposal, and are encouraged to engage in a project related to Landskrona. Deadline: 31 January 2021.
JUNCTION est un programme de résidence à temps plein qui aide les nouveaux créateurs ou les fondateurs de strart-ups françaises à se constituer une base solide en tant qu’entrepreneur. JUNCTION prépare les entrepreneurs à se démarquer de la concurrence et les aide à développer les outils dont ils ont besoin pour approcher les investisseurs, les partenaires et les clients. Les candidats idéaux sont les start-ups travaillant dans le secteur créatif, en particulier sur le thème de la musique et de l’innovation. Date limite : 28 février 2021.
Pearle*, the European employers association and sector federation in the live performance sector, has opened a new feature in their website’s resource centre: a portal presenting job platforms from across Europe. Users can search by country and/or main job categories: musicians, performers, technicians and other off-stage jobs. From there they can go to the respective job portal where they can pursue their search for vacancies.
Little Islands Festival | Moving Image & Sound seeks to connect the landscape and nature with man and art by initiating an exploration of their natural and imaginary boundaries. The site-specific open call under the name ‘Living Environments’ is looking for artists of all nationalities who are experimenting with new forms of audiovisual arts and media – such as projection mapping, multimedia/interactive installation, VR, performance – for the next festival from 21-25 August 2021. Deadline: 20 January 2021.
Invisible Flock are an interactive arts studio operating at the intersection of art and technology and based at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park in England. Artists based in the UK and Finland are invited to apply to their Cost of Innovation residency programme, which will focus on exploring the use of LiDAR as an artistic medium. The residency includes 8 months remote support from December and 1 month studio residency in July 2021. Deadline: 2 November 2020.
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.
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.