On the Move Newsflash 06/2006
News from On the Move
Mobile.Home gets rolling!
Mobile.Home is launched! OTM is a partner in MOBILE.HOME, a year-long project which will look at successes and obstacles to the movement of arts and artists across European borders. The project includes a 4 month Mobile.Home Helpdesk for performing arts companies and artists. Mobile.Home is funded by the European Commission as part of the 2006 European Year of Workers' Mobility.
LabforCulture goes live
LabforCulture, the dynamic, new interactive website aimed at all those in arts and culture who collaborate, create, share and produce work across borders in Europe, went live on 8 June 2006.
Cultural mobility made easier in the Netherlands
A report on initiatives in the Netherlands to stimulate the mobility of artists and artistic productions. The Project Group Artists & Visas has been active in streamlining procedures for artists going abroad and coming to the country.
CulturesFrance - new agency for international cultural exchange
CULTURESFRANCE - UN NOUVEL OPERATEUR POUR LES ECHANGES CULTURELS INTERNATIONAUX. A new agency has been launched in France, CulturesFrance, dedicated to international cultural exchanges. It unites two existing organisations AFAA and ADPF.
"Culture 2007" programme - provisional timetable for applications
The Culture 2007 programme has been formally adopted by the EU and details are now available. According to latest news, the timetable is likely to be delayed with the call for proposals in early 2007. The programme name is also likely to change!
Grants for Mobility
Cultural activities in West Bank and Gaza strip (deadline: 17 Jul)
The European Commission Technical Assistance office for the West Bank & Gaza Strip issues a call for proposals for Cultural Activities Programme MEDA 2006. Organisations based in the region, in MEDA and EU countries/candidates may apply.
Balkankult Mobility Fund
The Balkankult Mobility Fund (BMF) has risen out of the need of the cultural sector for intensified trans-border mobility. The BMF supports either traveling, accomodation or participation of artists and practitioners, including cultural researchers.
Calls for participation
Coming and Going (Istanbul, Napoli, Marseille, Gdansk, Liverpool) seeks project participants
Coming and Going is a project exploring the impact of 'the outsider, l'étranger, der Auslander...' upon the cultural life of five 'cities on the edge': Istanbul, Napoli, Marseille, Gdansk and Liverpool. Partners/contacts of all types sought in these cities to participate.
Myndos International Art Workshops, Turkey, Aug 06 (deadline: Jul 31)
Artists are invited to apply for Myndos International Art Workshops, to be held in Turkey in August. Arts disciplines: Contemporary Art, Electronic Music, Underwater Archeology, Visual and Performing Arts, Video, net-art, Land Art and Art History. Some scholarships available.
Sauti za Busara music festival 2007, Zanzibar, Feb 9-14 (deadline: 31 Aug)
The fourth edition of the Sauti za Busara music festival will take place in Zanzibar, February 9 -14th 2007. Call for artists (deadline 31 Aug).
Festival des Arts de la Cirque 2008, Belgium: call for entries
« FESTIVAL DES ARTS DES CIRQUES 2008 » Belgian Circus Festival 2008 is nearly ready ! We hereby invite all fresh and young companies, artists, from all disciplines to send their information.
EJECT VideoPerformance Festival, Mexico: call for submissions (deadline: 24 Jun)
EJECT - the first international videoperformance festival of Mexico City announces a call for submissions (video). All artists of any discipline can participate with a piece of video-performance or performance registration (documentation) whose duration is no longer than 10 minutes.
INPORT International Video-Performance Art Festival, Estonia, call for proposals (video): deadline 1 Oct
Performance artists all around the world are invited to send proposals for INPORT, International Video-Performance Art Festival, in Tallinn, Estonia on December 2006.
Disonancias 2006 - call for artists, Spain (Basque Country) - deadline: Jul 5
DISONANCIAS 2006 (Art and innovation) - a Call for Artists to realize joint research projects in Research labs and R&D units.
Steirischer Herbst workshops, Austria, Sep (deadline: 15 Jul)
herbst-academy: Nothing but control - theme for workshops and camp organised in Austria as part of Steirischer Herbst in September 2006. Workshop for choreographers and on collaboration.
Découvertes RFI 2006 Musiques du Monde - world music competition (deadline: 1 Jul)
Concours Découvertes RFI 2006 Musiques du Monde - a world music competition organised by RFI (Radio France Internationale) inviting young artists from Africa, Indian Ocean or Caribbean. Prize of 19.500 Euros plus promotion, DVD, touring, marketing and career development support.
PACT Zollverein Atelier (platform), Germany, 25 Aug (deadline: 28 Jun)
A CALL FOR ENTRIES from PACT Zollverein in Essen, Germany for established and emerging professional artists, working in all disciplines, to present work at a platform event on August 25.
PACT Zollverein residencies, Germany, Jan-Jun 2007 (deadline: 21 Aug)
From January to June 2007 PACT Zollverein is offering residencies open to professional choreographers, theatre and performance makers from both Germany and abroad. Applications invited for residencies up to 2 months.
International Residence at Couvent des Recollets, Paris (deadline 21 Jun)
A call for applications for an INTERNATIONAL RESIDENCE AT COUVENT DES RECOLLETS, Paris in 2006. Foreign artists in all disciplines invited to apply for 3-6 month residencies.
Residencies, La Napoule, France, 2006/07 (deadline: 1 Jul)
A call for artists in many disciplines for 2006/07 residencies at the Château de La Napoule on the Côte d'Azur, France.
ComPeung Artists residency, Thailand (deadline: 31 Jul)
A call for applications announced for artists residencies at ComPeung, Village of Creativity in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Residency takes place September 2006 and artistic disciplines include performance arts and music.
Residency study grants for artists and researchers, Madrid (deadline: 30 Jun)
Becas del Gobierno de Aragón para investigadores y artistas en la Residencia de Estudiantes de Madrid. Residential study grants for artists and researchers from the Aragon Government for a residency in Madrid.
Theatre workshop. Rome, 17-31 Jul
The Comical Character: From Its Origins up to Contemporary World - A Theatre Workshop in Rome.
MELT, intensive workshops (dance & movement), New York, Jul 10 - Aug 11
melt summer 2006 is 5 weeks of intensive workshops, July 10 - August 11, 2006, with internationally acclaimed faculty in Technique, Improvisation, Composition and Releasing.
ImPulsTanz, workshops & coaching/research programme, Vienna, Jul 17-Aug 11
ImPulsTanz, the international Workshop Festival in Contemporary Dance and Bodywork held in Vienna, presents its workshop programme and Research/CoachingProject.
III.Encuentro Internacional con la Fábrica de Teatro Imaginario FTI, Spain, 3-17 Sep
III.Encuentro Internacional con la Fábrica de Teatro Imaginario FTI - 3º International meeting with Fábrica de Teatro Imaginario takes place in Orduña (Bizkaia) 3th - 17 th september 2006.
CPR Summer Shift workshops, Wales, 1 - 23 Jul
CPR International Programme of Performance Workshops takes place in Wales, UK. Whether you are a performer, designer, writer, director, choreographer, artist or teacher CPR’s Summer Shift offers the perfect opportunity to explore your own creative practice and meet like-minded participants from around the world.
DanceKiosk-Hamburg, workshops programme, 3-29 Jul
DanceKiosk-Hamburg is a meeting point for contemporary dance, 3rd - 29th of July 2006. It includes daily training, workshops and seminars for dancers, movers, actors, choreographers, and the comunity. Teaching languages in English and German.
Individual distance coaching for Directors - IUGTE training
International University "Global Theatre Experience" (IUGTE) is announcing the new programme: Individual Coaching for Directors through the Internet.
International Biennale of Contemporary Dance - workshop programme, Poznan, Aug 19-27
Welcome to the VIIth International Biennale of Contemporary Dance, held in Poznan, Poland August 19-27. A wide range of dance workshops, many aimed at professionals, and other dance related activity. Registration now open.
22nd Alternative Academy, Mostar, 18-31 Aug
Theatre workshops are programmed as part of the 22nd ALTERNATIVE ACADEMY in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina from 18th - 31st of August 2006.
International Contemporary Theatre Workshop Belgrade, 24 Jul - 5 Aug
The third International Summer Workshop "Contemporary Theatre - Mind and Technique", will take place from July 24 - August 5 in Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro.
Tanzwerkstatt Europa 2006, Munich, 2-12 Aug
The TANZWERKSTATT EUROPA takes place in Munich (August 2-12, 2006). The event is aimed at amateurs and professional dancers and offers a wide range of performances and workshops.
Freemuse World Conference on Music & Censorship, Istanbul, 25-26 Nov (register by 15 Oct)
The 3rd Freemuse World Conference on Music & Censorship takes place in Istanbul, Turkey, on 25-26 November 2006. Musicians and music presenters affected by music censorship will testify at the conference which is open to everyone but registration is necessary.
New Art Net Conference, Belgrade, 27-30 Sep (registration by 3 Jul)
International Conference for Young Managers in Performing Arts NEW ART NET, takes place in Belgrade from September 27th to September 30th, 2006.
The Upgrade! - new international network for art, technology and culture
Upgrade! is an international network of gatherings concerning art, technology and culture. The first International meeting takes place September 23-24 at Eyebeam New York.
Crossroads 2006, Magdalena (Singapore), Jul 9-15
The Magdalena Project organises its first event in Asia: Crossroads 2006 is an international women's contemporary theatre festival in Singapore, July 9-15. Registration now open for forums, workshops, work demonstrations and other events.
Balkan Express: artists/cultural operators from Balkans/EU, Avignon, 9-14 Jul
Balkan Express is organising, together with the partners Relais Culture Europe, le Festival d'Avignon and the European Cultural Foundation, a meeting of a group of artists and cultural operators from the Balkans and those from the EU countries.
Cultural management workshop - Euro-Mediterranean, France, 4-10 Oct (deadline: 18 Jul)
A call for applications from cultural operators based in the Euro-Mediterranean area to take part in a cultural management workshop in France next October. Une offre pour participer à un atelier de management culturel à l'attention des opérateurs basés dans la région euro-méditerranéenne.
Funding opportunities in the Euro-Mediterranean region
The Anna Lindh Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures has developed a database with information on different funding opportunities for projects in the Euro-Mediterranean region.
The Euro-Mediterranean Award for Dialogue between Cultures (nominations close: 30 Jun)
The Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for Dialogue between Cultures (ALF) and the Fondazione Mediterraneo, are launching a new award: 'The Euro-Mediterranean Award for Dialogue Between Cultures'.
Mobilité artistique en Méditerranée
Mobilité artistique en Méditerranée is a paper that looks at artistic mobility in the Mediterranean. It was presented by Ferdinand Richard, Director of AMI (Aide aux Musiques Innovatrices) at a meeting in Fès, Marroco, 12-14 May 2006.
La Strada International Street & Puppet Festival, Graz, Jul 28-Aug 5: invitation to promoters/programmers
La Strada International Street and Puppet Festival in Graz, July 28 - August 5, invites promoters and programmers. The organisers will help you put a programme together and provide tickets.
Invitation to theatre programmers - Vilnius International Theatre Festival SIRENOS, Sep 21 - Oct 1
Theatre programmers and producers are invited to attent the SIRENOS festival and Lithuanian Theatre Showcase in Vilnius. Translation, tickets and special assistance with accommodation available.
Arts administration internship (deadline: 27 Jun) & volunteer placements for music professionals, Zanzibar
Job Opportunity for Arts Administrator Trainee: Busara Promotions is seeking to recruit a full-time Arts Administrator on an internship for the period of August 2006 - March 2007. Volunteer placements also available for experienced music professionals.
Solo or group dance performances sought for monthly television program
Solo or group dance performances are being sought for the monthly television program, THE COLLEGIUM Forum & Television Program, which is televised on cable television in Berlin, Magdeburg & Wolfsburg Germany.
Theatre company from Greece is seeking partners from Mediterranean
Theatre company from Greece is seeking partners from Mediterranean region about a project-to-be sponsored by EE. This specific project is about intensive theatre workshops based on the oral tradition in the Mediterranean region (fairytales, tradition songs, legends, etc).
Dancers from all backgrounds wanted, London
Dancers from all backgrounds wanted to take part in an African Contemporary Dance Project in North West London...All Levels and experiences welcome!!!
Theatre Embassy: theatre and community development (article)
Read this article on the work of Theatre Embassy, a NL based theatre and community development company. They tour and develop partnerships in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Article from the latest issue of 'The Power of Culture'.
Ladanse.com - French and World Dance crossroads website
Check Ladanse.com, the new French & World Dance crossroads website for advertisements (training, performance, jobs/castings, meetings and other dance information) for professionals in Europe.
International Touring - tips and strategies: a paper from Stan's Cafe
James Yarker, director of Stan's Cafe, a theatre company based in Birmingham, UK, presents tips, strategies and artistic perspectives on International Touring. Read this paper for sound practical advice and inspiration.
Don't forget ...
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New links and updates
FEDEC . Fédération européenne des écoles de cirque professionnelles
The European Federation of Professional Circus Schools.
ACT, theatre and dance schools festival
Dansens Hus . Danish Dance Information Centre
Dansens Hus in Copenhagen houses the Danish Dance Information Centre.
IDEE . Initiatives in Dance through European Exchange
The IDEE project is an initiative of seven European dancehouses.
Dansens Hus . The House of Dance
Dansens Hus in Stockholm is the foremost presenter of contemporary dance in Sweden.
FADO Performance Inc.
Canadian artist-run centre for performance art which publishes a monthly e-list bulletin for performance artists.
culture.info - Funding
An initiative of EUCLID UK with advice, guidance and support for those seeking funding.
European Culture Portal - new URL
The European culture portal has a new URL