Soulangh Artist Village arose from the former Jiali Sugar Factory. The Soulangh Artist Village’s revitalized Japanese era sugar refinery warehouses successfully merge historic architecture with modern design in an area rich in history, culture and agriculture. SAV takes as its theme the concept of ‘Site-Specific Art’. The artworks should respond to the Soulangh Artist Village’s environment, including the warehouses, corridors, the railway landscape, the children’s museum, and either the indoor or the outdoor spaces. Artists into interdisciplinary art, visual art, performance and photography can apply before the 16th of December 2018.
The Pina Bausch Fellowship is aimed at dancers and choreographers from all over the world – with no age limit. For example, grants are given to attend residencies at renowned dance and choreographic institutions, spend time with an ensemble, or an internship with a choreographer. The new experiences and perspectives should encourage the further development of the individuals artistic signature. Deadline: 15 September 2018.
Travel grants are intended to provide financial assistance to IETM members for their participation in IETM Plenary Meetings. The travel grant is offered to IETM members - regardless the country where they are based - who fit the following criteria: You or your organisation has been a member of IETM for at least one year; The annual turnover of your organisation or of your freelance activities doesn’t exceed 100.000 euros; You have already settled your membership fee for this year. Deadline: 14 September 2018.
Open Call: Choreographic Territories competition for creating a dance performance inspired by Pola Nireńska (Poland)
The Adam Mickiewicz Institute, together with the Institute of Music and Dance, the Centre for Culture in Lublin and the Old Brewery New Dance/Art Stations Foundation, announce an open competition for creating and realizing a dance performance inspired by Pola Nireńska and her works, within the Choreographic Territories – New Paths for the Avant-Garde Programme in 2019. Can apply: any legal person (a cultural institution, foundation, association, etc.) based in Poland with a partner (a cultural institution, foundation, association, etc.) who is based outside of Poland and who will cooperate in the production of the performance. Deadline: 30 September 2018.
Institut français > Programme Stendhal et Résidences sur Mesure (arts visuels, architecture, design)
Le programme Stendhal soutient des auteurs de langue française dont le projet d'écriture justifie un séjour à l'étranger d'une durée d'un mois minimum. Date limite: 1er septembre 2018. Les Résidences Sur Mesure permettent à des artistes confirmés d’effectuer et/ou d’approfondir une recherche afin de mener le projet significatif de leur choix, à l’étranger, dans les pays indiqués. Disciplines concernées en 2019 : arts visuels & architecture, design. Date limite : 13 septembre 2018.
IETM - International network for contemporary performing arts - is looking for a dynamic, experienced international arts manager for the position of Secretary General. The Secretary General is the driving force of the network, who is responsible for developing the vision and strategy of the organisation, defined together with the Board of Directors, in addition to overseeing its implementation. The SG should ensure that IETM is a responsive, forward-looking and highly relevant network for the contemporary performing arts in a global environment. The SG is the manager of the IETM Secretariat team. Deadline: 1 September 2018.
Reaction of the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts > European Commission’s proposal for the EU future budget
The Alliance argues for a long-term, considerable and balanced funding of the cultural and arts sectors at the EU level, allowing for sustainable development and ensuring their crucial role in the revitalisation of Europe. On the Move together with other networks and organisations is part of the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts. Read and share the statement!
Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences > Winter School “Brokering Intercultural Exchange within Societies” for master and Ph.D. students (Germany)
This is the first Winter School “Brokering Intercultural Exchange within Societies” for master and Ph.D. students. This three days intensive programme is taught by international researchers and practitioners alike, will be a mixture of different formats, and will allow for new practice and theory based insights regarding the relationship of the wider socio-political issues of cultural rights, particularly cultural inequality, inclusion and exclusion. Excursions to selected arts institutions will also be included in the programme. Deadline: 15 September 2018.
This programme is intended for foreign artists wishing to develop a research and creation project in Paris, for a period of three or six months, supported by one or several cultural partners. The partners associated with the artist may be establishments from the French Cultural Network Abroad and/or French or foreign cultural bodies. In France, priority shall be given to applications supported by certified bodies and networks of the Ministry of Culture). There are four main focus for this call: young public, environment/sustainable development, art and territories as well as Technical and Technological Research and Innovation. Deadline: 22 August 2018.
Darat al Funun-The Khalid Shoman Foundation is pleased to announce the open call for its 2019-20 dissertation fellowship. The fellowship was established in 2011 to encourage research on modern and contemporary art of the Arab world. The fellowship provides financial support of up to ten thousand US dollars to Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences. One to two fellowships will be granted each year. The fellowship duration must range from 4-6 months of residency at Darat al Funun in Amman, Jordan. Deadline: 15 November 2018.
OUR STAGE – 4th EUROPEAN FESTIVAL OF BÜRGERBÜHNE (CITIZEN’S STAGE) > Open call for applications (Germany)
The festival is open to all European theatre productions and performances produced in a professional context and characterised by the participation of non-professional actors. The festival welcomes applications from resident and non-resident companies from the fields of theatre, performance, musical theatre and choreography. Although the involvement of professional actors is permitted, they may not clearly account for the majority of the production. This event is in cooperation with the European Theatre Convention (ETC) and funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation. Deadline: 10 November 2018.
Residences are available for all types of writers engaged in literary creation. While the Foundation gives priority to writers and translators, they are also open to any other discipline as long as writing is at the heart of the project. Stays in the Jan Michalski Foundation can be granted for individual projects or projects in pairs. For example: writer-translator, writer-other discipline, writer-writer etc. Deadline: 31 August 2018.
Doppelpass – Theatre Cooperation Fund, Cooperation between German independent groups and standing performing arts theatres
The German Federal Cultural Foundation established the Doppelpass Fund to support cooperation between independent groups in all artistic areas and established dance companies and theatres for a period of two years. The goal of the funding programme is to encourage the independent scene and theatres in Germany to try out new forms of collaboration and artistic production suited for tour performances, and finance their implementation. The programme wishes to provide artists on both sides the necessary freedom to productively merge their structures and working methods. Deadline: 15 November 2018.
Founded in 2004, the International Writers’ Workshop (IWW) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has hosted over 100 writers from more than 50 countries. We invite applications from interested writers to join our IWW 2019 Residency Programme from 17 February to 17 March 2019. This year’s programme culminates in the IWW Literary Festival: “The Many Worlds of Science Fiction.” Applicants are welcome to address how their work connects to our theme, but they are not required to do so. Deadline: 31 August 2018.
Aerowaves are searching for the next Twenty emerging choreographers based in geographical Europe. Everyone who applies to Aerowaves has the chance to have their work programmed by the partners of the network, whether or not they are selected as Aerowaves artists. Around 100 performance opportunities are guaranteed by the partners and supported by Aerowaves each year. Deadline: 14 September 2018.