Establishment of a pool of experts for the European Capitals of Culture - Call for expressions of interest
The European Commission published an open call for expressions of interest to establish a pool of experts to be potential members of the Panel for the European Capital of Culture EU action. The call is open until 31/12/2020, however, experts who are interested in this call are invited to send their application as soon as possible.
Euro-Arab Network for Contemporary Dance and Performance > call for interns (International project management and communication), Berlin (Germany)
Interns gain invaluable experience from working for an international network in the field of contemporary dance and performance that operates both in Europe, the Arab World and the Mediterranean since 1998. Available positions: 1 to 3 per year starting from June 2014 onwards.
On April 1st, 2014 the European Commission released a new proposal on More flexible visa rules to boost growth and job creation, which includes proposals to shorten and simplify the current Schengen visa procedures and the creation of a new "touring visa", particularly interesting for live performing artists. Find all the details - and stay tuned: OTM will follow the discussion closely!
International art fairs outside the Netherlands can apply for a distinctive presentation during the fair of existing work by artists from the Netherlands. Deadline throughout the year (proposals to be sent at least one month before the art fair).
The Icelandic Literature Center contributes to the promotion of Icelandic literature abroad. Authors, foreign publishers and organizers of literary events (festivals) can apply for support for Icelandic authors travelling abroad to promote their work. Application deadlines: 15 March, 15 June, 15 September and 15 November.
Established with gifts from IIE Trustees Robert L. Dilenschneider and Mark A. Angelson, the Janet Hennessey Dilenschneider Scholar Rescue Award in the Arts will provide life-saving fellowships to 10 threatened scholars in fields such as painting, dance, music, architecture, and the performing arts.
INTPA – International Net for Dance and Performance Austria supports Europe-based event organizers to cooperate with Austrian artists while being able to provide adequate incentives for Austrian artists to participate. Eligible applicants are based in Europe with the exception of Austria. Application must be submitted at least two months prior to the scheduled performance date.
The Roberto Cimetta Fund (RCF) organised the “Arab-Balkan - platform for exchange” on 11th September 2013 in Belgrade in the framework of the YUropa conference coordinated by the Serbian Cultural Contact Point. Read the report online and discover more about the RCF' initiative of a knowledge sharing forum.
Each year Light Work invites 12-15 artists to participate in its residency program, including one artist co-sponsored by Autograph ABP and one artist in conjunction with the Urban Video Project (UVP). Artists selected for the residency program are invited to live in Syracuse for one month. Ongoing deadline for applications.
Het Entrepot is looking for projects that are clearly developed based on a social engagement or which are conceived from the necessity to respond to a particular problem or conflict (in relation to ‘History’). The residential program invites the following contemporary disciplines: painting, drawing, sculptures, photography, video, multimedia, mixed media, performance and audio art. Deadlines till 2017!
This regional mobility and freedom of movement policy agenda aims to develop closer links between a range of stakeholders including government agencies, foundations, voluntary and community sector in delivering specific policies and positions in areas affecting mobility with a focus on arts, culture and social entrepreneurship. Read more about it and support this innovative initiative!
The ICD invites applications from individuals who are coming from the following fields: International Relations & Politics, Languages & Literature, History & Philosophy, Marketing & PR, Business & Economics, Statistics, Communication& Journalism, Administration, English, Spanish and Event Management. Find all details online to apply.
Established in 1995, the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE) is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State and administered by Mobility International USA (MIUSA). Learn more about it and ECA's Lives Without Limits campaign.
For the explicit inclusion of Culture in the Post-2015 Development Agenda - a joint document (CAE, IFACCA, UCLG and IFCCD)
This document recalls the process that has led to the increasing recognition of a cultural dimension as a key factor for development. It also highlights that, as a culmination of this journey, now is the time to give culture the prominence it deserves both because it is essential to meet the challenges posed by today’s difficult situation and because global cultural actors, which are able to connect to local and national communities, are now ready to work in this direction.
To underline the exchange, discourse and solidarity that took place at IETM Athens, the meeting closed with a Manifesto. An impromptu collective action of Secretary General of Culture Action Europe Luca Bergamo, Secretary General of IETM Nan van Houte and Coordinator of the Greek IETM Athens team Kelly Diapouli. Read the manifesto and share it!