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On the Move newsletter – March 2016

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On the Move’s agenda is getting more dense for the months to come: facilitation of training and information sessions, participation in events (IETM, ENCC, ICORN, CIFAS etc.) and preparation of the OTM General Assembly and training with OTM member, the Polish Theatre Institute etc.

Meawnhile we continue to update on a daily basis On the Move’s website and social networks (facebook and twitter). A gentle reminder to all of you : we can include your call and opportunities as long as they fit with On the Move’s editorial policy (in particular if travel costs are at least partially funded). Thanks for emailing us directly at mobility(at)on-the-move.org


On the Move’s news

The Value of International Cultural Networks

We international cultural networks come together on a regular basis in Malta to share experiences and knowhow, to increase our cooperation and to discuss how we can better support the cultural sector. "The Value of International Cultural Networks" is our statement of why we are here and why we intend to stay. You are welcome share and spread the message.

E-connector on digital arts and humanities in Asia and Europe

This publication was commissioned by ASEF culture360 and researched by On the Move with the contribution of the Luxembourg Agency for Cultural Affairs and Planting Rice.

Partnership between Culture Agora and On the Move 

On the Move and Culture Agora have established a new collaboration agreement in order to better filter information relevant for their respective target groups. Learn more about it!

Engage in policy

European Commission Consultation > Your First EURES job (YFEJ) mobility scheme

This is a public online consultation on the Your First EURES job (YFEJ) mobility scheme and options for future EU measures on youth intra-EU labour mobility. Deadline: 22 April.

Raise funding

BigCi Environmental Awards 2016

Australian and International Artists from various fields – visual art, installation, multimedia, performance, literature, music, photography, film making, curating – are invited to submit entries for the BigCi Environmental Awards 2016. Deadline: 11 April.

Creative Europe: Call: Support for refugee integration

The general objective of this call for proposals is to support cultural, audio-visual and cross-sectorial projects aiming at facilitating the integration of refugees in the European environment, enhancing mutual cultural understanding and fostering intercultural and inter-religious dialogue, tolerance and respect for other cultures. Deadline: 28 April.

International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) / 7th Call for Funding Requests

Public authorities/institutions and NGOs from developing countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention, as well as international NGOs are all eligible to apply. Applications from public authorities/institutions and local NGOs will undergo a pre-selection process conducted by National Commissions for UNESCO by 15 May 2016, midnight CET.

For more funding opportunities, click here.

React to a call

Open Call Roberto Cimetta Fund ǀ Valletta 2018 Mobility Funding

The Roberto Cimetta Fund and the Valletta 2018 Foundation, responsible for the implementation of Valletta’s title of European Capital of Culture 2018 are collaborating on an initiative to improve and increase mobility of artists in the Euro-Mediterranean region. Applications can be made in Maltese, Arabic, English or French. Up-coming deadline: 31 March.

Sound Development City 2016 (Madrid and Casablanca)

The call for projects is open for artists working in any discipline, from around the world and of all ages. Applications must include a project proposal, CV and portfolio as PDFs, as well as a short video message. There is no thematic focus. The submissions can, but must not have anything to do with sound. Artists working alone or in teams of two can apply. Deadline: 11 April.

Festival for young international performance-art “frisch eingetroffen [new arrivals] – what works (Germany)

The focus is on artists who start their professional careers or follow unexpected paths to develop their artistic practices.The festival is open to works staged in theatre and also in public space to engage with the audience and with different conditions. Deadline: 23 April.

For more calls, click here.

Get training

IETM Campus 2016, Lublin (Poland)

The second edition of IETMCampus, organised in partnership with East European Performing Arts Platform /EEPAP and Konfrontacje Teatralne Festival, will be a week of intensive training in all aspects of international working: intercultural communication, ethical collaboration, funding and recruitment planning, dealing with censorship, press and public, etc. Deadline: 1 April.

For more training, click here.

Discover a residency

Frankfurt Lab > Call for residency programme

Since 2014 the Frankfurt LAB is hosting an annual residency programme. The residency is meant for artists from every dicipline. It offers a month’s worth of time for research, prepare and progress of artistic work in one of the given rehearsal spaces. Deadline: 31 March.

Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes > Call for residency at Cité Internationale des Arts (France)

The residency is intended for visuals artists, choreographers, directors, video makers, circus artists and performers whose artistic approach focuses on the human relation with the Other. Deadline: 31 March.

ARCUS Project 2016 IBARAKI > Artist in residence programe (Japan)

ARCUS Project Artist-in-Residence Programme focuses more on the “process” of activities (visual arts sector and related fields). Therefore, the organisers are looking for a project which does not regard final presentation as a goal, but tries to conduct a site-specific research / project within a certain period of time. Deadline: 30 April.

For more residencies, click here.

Meet others

Contemporary artistic creation in the digital age - Seminar (France)

This seminar is intended for high level English-speaking professionals from Europe, North and Latin America, Southern and Southeast Asia, the Far East, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand (executive directors in cultural organizations, managers of cultural projects, heads of service and policy officers in local governments, local authorities or public organisations). Deadline: 13 April.

For more meetings, click here.

Collaborate with

Engage audiences > Call for participation in a study

The organisers are looking for cultural organisations that have undertaken the transition towards a more audience-centric approach, that are worth disseminating and sharing at European level. Deadline: 15 April.

id.new talents 2016 > Call for participation

The id.new talents is an initiative of the Cologne arts biennale new talents and invites arts initiatives operating anywhere in the world to participate free of charge by presenting a new talent of art locally on May 21, 2016. The call is open to museums, collections, foundations, exhibition- and project spaces. Deadline: 30 April.

Host an Artist

Discover the 'Host an Artist' platform, a new way to conceive artists' residencies.

For more collaborations, click here.

Look for a job

UNESCO (Paris) > Three job opportunities

Three job opportunities are offered at UNESCO office in Paris: Programme specialist (culture), Associate programme specialist (culture) and Knowledge management specialist (culture). Deadline: 4 April.

For more job opportunities, click here.


Good practice report on innovative financing instruments for the cultural and creative sectors

Written by experts from national governments, the report addresses the challenges the cultural and creative small businesses face finding funding. It highlights over 100 innovative instruments and 32 success stories.

European Seminar for the Development of Street Arts - FRESH STREET#1 Publication

This publication (edited by XTRAX and coordinated by Circostrada) delivers the dynamic conclusions of all the sessions, reported by the five facilitators: Josephine Burns, Anaïs Biaux, Bettina Linstrum, Marie Le Sourd and Susan Haedicke.

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