Artists' mobility and Schengen visas: recommendations to the European Commission/DG Home and concerned EU Member States
2013 is a strategic year: the European Commission - DG Home Affairs is revising the EU visa code and has opened a public online consultation to improve the procedures for obtaining short-stay "Schengen" visas. Therefore this is a unique strategic moment for the cultural sector in Europe and beyond to make its voice heard and let the EU policy-makers know about the specific needs of mobile artists as regards Schengen visas. Here's what you can do NOW.
Since early 2012 On the Move has its own Facebook page... which is also yours! Feel free to post there your own calls and announcements (and spread the word)!
The Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development is looking for interns particularly in the fields of grants and collaborations, awards, communication and fundraising and cultural emergency responses.
This program offers Canadian individual music professionals, groups or small ensembles an opportunity to travel on occasions important to their artistic and career development. Music professionals include instrumentalists, singers, composers, librettists, arrangers, performers, conductors, singers/songwriters and opera stage directors. Deadlines: 15 April, 15 June, 15 September, 15 November and 15 February.
The Bala Visa petition was launched n late 2012 to ask for the abolition of visas for Lebanese citizens travelling to Schengen countries.
Pearle* members, representing over 5,000 performing arts entreprises and organisations across Europe, adopted unanimously a resolution including proposals to make an end to the double taxation of artists. The entire sector is affected by the application of article 17 of the OECD Model Tax Convention. It is a major hindrance for the live performance sector to develop its activities in the European Union and worldwide. Spread the word and send this petition to your Ministries of Finance!
STEP Beyond Travel grants fund up-and-coming artists and cultural workers - with a priority to individuals up to 35 years and/or in the first 10 years of their career - to travel between EU and countries bordering the EU.
McColl Center for Visual Arts' residency program is dedicated to supporting artists regionally, nationally and internationally and promoting contemporary art. The Center's goal is to present art and artists in a way that engages and enriches the public while revealing the creative process through open studios, outreaches, community projects, exhibitions, and educational programs. The Artist-in-Residence receives a stipend, materials budget, travel allowance, and housing (if outside of Charlotte). Deadline: ongoing.
The Wolfsonian–FIU Fellowship program promotes scholarly research on the Wolfsonian’s collections. Fellowships include a stipend, accommodations, and round-trip travel. The program is open to holders of master’s or doctoral degrees, Ph.D. candidates, and to others who have a significant record of professional achievement in relevant fields. Scholars from outside of the United States are eligible. Annual deadline: 31 December.
The European Federation of Professional Circus Schools (FEDEC) lists job opportunities published by its members and partners under the section "Opportunities" on its website.
The Swatch Art Peace Hotel Artist Residency invites artists from around the world to apply online for a residency in Shanghai. Different forms of art are welcome to explore the contemporary arts in China's most vibrant city: dancing, music, photography, filmmaking, writing, painting and conceptual art. Known and unknown artists are invited to stay for a period of up to six months. Travel costs, among others, are covered. No deadline.
XTRart ha abierto una nueva sección para publicar las mejores ofertas de empleo en el ámbito de las artes y la cultura, tanto de España como del panorama internacional. Visita la nueva sección...
Looking for a job in the Greater Region? Check Plurio.net website an its section "Jobs and Internships"!
Rave Scholarships support further practical training for young curators, restorers, museum technicians and cultural managers from countries in transition and developing countries. Deadline: 15 September each year.
The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York is a leading nonprofit, residency-based contemporary art institution for emerging to mid-career artists and curators from around the world. ISCP collaborates with over forty partner governments, institutions, and organizations to fund residency opportunities. A number of partners in different countries sponsors publicly call for applications for residencies at ISCP. If you are eligible to apply, visit the website to have more information about the ISCP residency offered and the application procedure.