On the Move Newsflash 12/2008
News from On the Move
Mobility ... Mobility ... Mobility ... a round up of current initiatives (UPDATE: en español & auf deutsch)
OTM is delighted to see that mobility is currently the focus of many initiatives – research studies, working groups, reflection platforms and other developments, within the EU and other institutions.
Launch of Culture360 - Asia-Europe cultural portal
Created for and fuelled by artists, cultural practitioners and policy makers, Culture360 is your platform to inform, collaborate, interact and exchange ideas with the arts and cultural communities across Asia and Europe.
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European Year of Intercultural Dialogue 2008
The European Union has declared 2008 the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue (EYID 2008). The website has been launched and the programme announced.
Boletín en español - Newsletter available in Spanish!
Gracias a nuestro nuevo colaborador en España, El Centro Dramático de Aragón, el boletín será traducido al español cada mez y enviado días después al mailing general. Si estás interesado en recibir esta nueva versión al castellano del boletín, por favor, envianós tu solicitud y dirección de e-mail a: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grants for Mobility
Gulliver Connect 2009 - New call for applications (deadline 15 Dec)
The Central European Foundation, KulturKontakt and The Felix Meritis Foundation are proud to present a new call for applications for a mobility programme for young and up-coming artists, arts managers and cultural operators in Europe in 2009.
International Visegrad Fund - small grants (deadline: 1 Dec)
The International Visegrad Fund supports projects in the fields of cultural cooperation, scientific exchange and research, education, exchanges between young people, cross-border cooperation and promotion of tourism. It is open to projects thematically related to Visegrad cooperation (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic & Slovakia).
EU-ACP Support programme to cultural industries in ACP countries - call for proposals (deadline: Nov 28)
EU-ACP Support programme to cultural industries in ACP countries programme launched with a call for cultural cooperation projects between operators in Africa-Caribbean-Pacific countries.
Calls for participation
Rêverie, a contemporary dancefestival in Gent, Belgium (deadline 15 Dec)
Vzw Sogni is looking for 10 enthusiastic, creative and inventive, beginning dance makers who want to present their dance piece during festival Rêverie in Gent, Belgium. And 1 choreographer from Gent who will get the chance for a one month residency and will present his results on the festival.
Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, USA Mar 20-21 (deadlines 28 Nov & 2 Jan)
Sans Souci, an international festival of dance cinema, screens short works that integrate dance with cinematic elements. We have an expansive definition of dance and an appreciation for highly experimental and interdisciplinary forms, including mixed-media works that incorporate live performance.
Tokyo Performing Arts Market, 4-7 Mar 2009, online registration open (early bird rates until 20 Nov)
TPAM (Tokyo Performing Arts Market) is an art fair for performing arts such as theater, dance, music, and cross disciplinary performance. First organized in 1995, TPAM is celebrating its thirteenth meeting in 2009, drawing increased attention from performing arts industries across the world.
THEATRE METHODS 09. International Festival Fair.July 6- 12, 2009, Bovec, Solvenia (Deadline, 15th December 2008)
Theatre Methods" is the annual professional festival-fair dedicated to the Bridge between Tradition and Contemporaneity in performing arts. The festival is an opportunity to demonstrate methods of training in traditional theatre and to present contemporary works created as the result of traditional theatre training techniques.
International theatre conference and solo performance festival, Kerala, India 18-22 Jan 2009 (deadline 30 Nov 2008)
With the themes Body kinesis in Intercultural performance and Matriarchy - Performance of Motherhood.
Artist-in-residence program in Budapest, Hungary (deadline 16 Dec)
Artist-in-residence program in Budapest, Hungary1st March – 30st April, 2009Michaela Pein (A) and Workshop Foundation (H) invite you to apply for a residency in the frame of Research into the Unknown, a program that aims at encouraging artists to research on improvisation as an artistic tool, as a means of creation in contemporary dance.
International performing arts residency 2009 in India
Tct-workspace announces its international performing arts residency 2009 in india for interested actors, dancers, musicians and other artists.
International Fellowship Programme at Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen - Innsbruck / Austria (deadline Dec 5)
Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen invites visual and media artists, art critics, theorists, and curators to apply for the three fellowship positions in 2009-2010. With its Fellowship Programme for Visual Arts and Theory, Büchsenhausen actively promotes internationally relevant art production, research, and discussion in the region of Tyrol.
Artist Residency in Moscow / Russia
Founded in 2004, PROEKT_FABRIKA is the first independent not-for-profit contemporary visual art organisation in Moscow. The project is focused on Young Emerging artists’ support, creating new cultural landscape and developing social projects.
Kamiyama Artist in Residence Program (deadline Mar 1)
The Kamiyama Artist in Residence program (KAIR) is a small local art project with global elements, started in 1999 by Kamiyama's NPO Green Valley Inc.
Terra Summer Residency 2009 - Giverny / France (deadline Jan 15)
The Terra Summer Residency in Giverny provides ten summer fellowships to artists and scholars from the United States and Europe. These fellowships are awarded to artists who have completed their studies at Masters level and doctoral students engaged in research on American art or transatlantic artistic exchange.
ARTISTS' RESIDENCIES in the SOUTH OF ITALY
Applications are being accepted for 2009 Residencies at Palazzo Rinaldi, the only artists' residence active in the South of Italy. Hosted in an elegant XIXth century Palazzo, artists are provided with private accommodation, use of two in-house studios and full traditional breakfast daily. For
International Village of Culture - an international conference on rural arts touring, 31 Mar - 4 Apr 2009, Co. Durham, UK
An international showcase and conference on rural touring, organised in North East England.OVER 5 DAYS WE WILL...
Caucasus & Central Asia
Open Society Institute Arts and Culture Network Program (open deadline to 2010)
The Open Society Institute's Arts and Culture Network Program (ACNP) makes grants to individuals and organizations to support projects that draw on the power of culture, in particular artistic and expressive culture, to help build and maintain open societies. The ANCP supports Roma as well as Caucasian, Central Asian, Afghan and Turkish projects.
The Marc de Montalembert Foundation Grant (deadline 31 Jan 2008)
The Marc de Montalembert Foundation offers a scholarship to a person under the age of 30 from a Mediterranean country so as to help develop his understanding of the Region’s cultures. The scholarship is for 7,000 euros, and allows the candidate to achieve a discovery trip on a specific, predetermined topic. This trip will result in a written account, which may be published and distributed by March 31 of the following year at the latest. Special attention will be given to projects linked to Byzantium, the Medieval Period, or the contemporary Mediterranean world.
Made in the Med - publication on cultural mobility from Roberto Cimetta Fund
Made in the Med: The Challenges of Artistic Exchange in the Mediterranean, a publication on mobility in the Mediterranean area published in English & French by the Roberto Cimetta Fund, is available to download below.
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.
Job opportunity at Visiting Arts: Head of Communications and Development
The following opportunity is available at Visiting Arts:
Head of Communications and Development
Mobility Matters - Programmes and Schemes to Support the Mobility of Artists and Cultural Professionals
The ERICarts Institute carried out a six month study for the European Commission between April and October 2008 on mobility incentives in the culture/creative sector. This was not intended to be an audit of all mobility related schemes in Europe, but rather a survey and analysis of the range and scope as well as motives and results of such programmes.
Arts in the urban space: contemporary creation as a tool
Circostrada Network has just published a collective work called “Arts in the urban space: contemporary creation as a tool”. This publication is a series of academic contributions on the street arts, and is available in both French and English.
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