The ARThinkSouthAsia Fellowship is designed to help develop skills, knowledge, networks and experience of potential leaders in the arts and cultural sector of South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka only). The organisers believe that by supporting exceptional individuals to make a step‐change in their skills and career potential, they can bring substantial benefit to the cultural field as a whole. The Fellowship is supported by Goethe-Institut, British Council, and the Piramal Art Foundation. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
LUCKY TRIMMER spotlights both emerging and established artists by showcasing a selection of works that are engaged with physicality, movement and performance. LUCKY TRIMMER stands between worlds by bridging the avant-garde and the mainstream and by combining artistic excellence with the lightness of entertainment. Their world revolves around contemporary dance but is open to all genres as long as the 3 LUCKY-rules are followed: be original, be bold and keep it under 10 minutes! Deadline: 15 November 2017.
The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia is launching a call for performing arts cooperation projects in Europe in order to foster partnerships between Swiss and other European cultural institutions and organisations in the performing arts field. With the support provided, Swiss cultural institutions and organisations are given the opportunity to expand their professional network and to familiarise themselves with local scenes and the working methods of their peers in other European countries. They are also given the possibility of enhancing their own artistic practice through new forms of collaboration. Projects from the following disciplines may be submitted: theatre, dance, literary and visual art performance, contemporary music theatre, contemporary circus. Deadline: 1 March 2018.
Sundance Institute > Theatre Lab for US & MENA Playwrights, Directors, Composers & Librettists (Morocco)
Artists from the United States and from the Middle East & North Africa are encouraged to apply. Theatre-makers creating in English and Arabic are encouraged to apply, but MENA artists creating in other languages will be considered. Submitted work cannot have been previously produced, but may have received prior workshops or readings. Commissioned work is eligible for submission; however, playwrights must obtain written permission from their commissioning organization prior to applying. Deadline: 1 November 2017.
Reuters seeks to develop the next generation of photojournalists to share original, visual stories from around the world. Any passionate photojournalist or photojournalism student may apply. Reuters welcomes diverse candidates from all backgrounds and is excited to work with emerging talent who can tell stories from new perspectives. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to successfully conceive and complete their grant project. Deadline: 10 December 2017.
The IETM 2018 MUNICH is organised by Meta Theater Munich / Meta Theater Services in cooperation with IETM and JOINT ADVENTURES. It is supported by Munich City Council and the Bavarian Cultural Fund. Companies and artists from German-speaking regions are invited to apply with their current artistic productions relating to the subject "Europe / Participation / Future". A jury will select the productions. Deadline: 30 November 2017.
The ArtS training programme offers you the opportunity to attend three transversal modules, which correspond with the most important skills and competences, identified for the Cultural and Creative Sectors in Italy, Spain and Greece: Business administration /management; Networking/ digital and media communication, Enterpreneurial skills and social entrepreneurship. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
Successful proposals are projects that collaborate with the community, utilizing a social practice methodology that makes the place and the people who are here integral to the project. Projects are to be artist developed and in line with their work. The program emphasizes two-way engagement, offering exceptional arts experiences to Wave Pool’s local community as well as unique benefits and exhibition opportunities to the artists in residence. Deadline: 29 October 2017.
From ecological transition to degrowth and the effective use of art > Residencies at Thalie Lab (Belgium)
Based on an examination of artisanal practices and new forms of food production, the Thalie Art Foundation invites visual artists, curators, designers and chefs to submit a project on the theme of deceleration in our overly consumerist world, that explores concepts for the collaborative economy (recycling, textiles, 3D creation, food…) and has a social impact. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
The Chevening Clore Leadership Fellowship is a partnership between the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Clore Leadership Programme, offering mid-career professionals in the arts and culture sector an exceptional opportunity to undertake an individually tailored leadership programme in the UK. To apply, you should be an artist, a cultural professional/entrepreneur and citizen of Brazil, China, India, Jordan, Egypt, Mexico, or South Africa. Deadline: 7 November 2017.
Mophradat is partnering with different international organizations to set up residency opportunities for artists from the Arab World. To start, Mophradat is collaborating on two residency programs for visual artists: A six-month residency program with WIELS | Contemporary Art Centre in Brussels, and a three-month residency at the CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow. Remaining deadline: 15 December 2017 for Scotland.
This programme is designed to provide financial assistance for non-profit organisations in the US and Canada that aim to introduce Japanese performing arts to local audiences. PAJ Touring Grants help present Japanese performing arts at multiple locations in the United States and Canada, with an emphasis on locations outside major metropolitan areas. Deadline: 31 October 2017.
First call for proposals for the financing of cross-border cooperation projects in the Mediterranean
Amongst the topics addressed by the call, which covers the 11 Programme Priorities, are the challenges linked to territorial economic growth through the development of small and medium-sized enterprises, the driving role of innovation and research, social inclusion and the fight against poverty, and finally the protection of environment and adaptation to climate change. Each partnership submitting a project proposal shall represent at least three eligible countries, including at least one different EU Mediterranean Country and one Mediterranean Partner Country. Deadline: 9 November 2017.
22th International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival (Stuttgart, Germany) > Competition for contemporary choreographers and young dancers
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 2017.
TelepART Mobility Support promotes opportunities for performing artists to travel and perform internationally. It is a light micro-funding format aimed for emerging and semi-established professional artists. Run by the Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux, the platform hopes to generate more cultural exchange opportunities between Finland and the Benelux countries (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg). All projects must include performers or event organisers from Finland and at least one Benelux country. Ongoing deadline. In order to secure TelepART funding, the performance(s) must take place no earlier than two calendar weeks from submitting the application.