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19.01.2021

Guide des financements de la mobilité internationale pour les artistes et professionnel.le.s de la culture - France / Guide to opportunities of cultural mobility funding - France

Découvrez la version 2020 éditée du Guide des financements de la mobilité internationale pour les artistes et professionnel.le.s de la culture pour la France. Un grand merci à Maïa Sert pour cette actualisation et à Marine Domec pour le design. Depuis 2012, ce guide reçoit le soutien du ministère de la Culture-France pour son actualisation annuelle. For English speaking artists and cultural professionals: the cultural mobility funding guide for France is in French. However, in the table of contents ('sommaire'), you can refer to the funding schemes in English with the acronym EN. The cultural mobility funding guide for France is supported by the Ministry of Culture-France. Thanks to Maïa Sert for this update and for Marine Domec for the design.

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11.12.2020

On the Move with the support of Institut français > Guide to mobility funding in the digital arts – Global with a focus on Europe

On the Move, with the support of the Institut français, is bringing online this first guide to funding opportunities for the international mobility of digital artists and cultural professionals – Global with a focus on Europe. The guide, researched by Marie Fol, is composed of the following chapters: Funding; Projects and Networks; Festivals, Biennales, Recurring events; Residencies and fellowships; Awards and Annexes.

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09.12.2020

Mobility Information Points

Mobility Information Points (MIP) are information centres and/or websites in several European countries, and one in the USA, who aim to tackle administrative challenges that artists and cultural professionals can face when working across borders. Relevant issues can be around visas, social security, taxation, customs etc. Know more about them and other resources to ease your mobility. The webpage is updated with coronavirus's related information.

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28.11.2020

Coronavirus: Resources: Arts, Culture and Cultural Mobility

All sectors are affected by the coronavirus pandemia but we are very much aware that the alternative and independent art scene is / will be particularly under pressure. This list of resources, done in partnership with Circostrada, is updated on a daily basis since 14 March 2020. This list is by no means comprehensive and can be easily enriched thanks to your feedback and proposal to include new resources. Feel free to email us any initiative related to one of the sub-topics at mobility(at)on-the-move.org.

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22.01.2021

INACT > Call for Performance-related Work and Workshop Proposals (France)

The next edition of INACT, a festival of performance art, will take place in Strasbourg, France 7-9 May 2021. The organisers are inviting artists (of any medium, but whose work relates to performance practices) to propose work related to the theme of 'Infra-thin'. The maximum length for performances is 20 minutes. Workshop proposals are also sought. Deadline: 15 February 2021.

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22.01.2021

PACT Zollverein > Residency Programme 2022 (Germany)

PACT Zollverein’s residency programme is open to professional artists from Germany and abroad who work in the areas of dance, performance, media arts or music, and who are closely linked to PACT’s two other core strands of activity in presenting work and facilitating research and development. The next residency period will run mid August to mid December 2021. Deadline: 25 February 2021

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21.01.2021

Joining the dots // Bridging the gap(s): A reflection on the European project, IN SITU ACT (2016-2020)

This report presents an overview of IN SITU ACT (2016-2020), and a reflection on some of the highlights of this European cultural cooperation project which was awarded co-funding from the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union. The 4-year programme strengthened a platform for artistic creation in public space through an extensive series of artistic encounters, taking diverse formats and organised across many countries of Europe. The report was done in collaboration with On the Move, written by Judith Staines. It includes a preface related to artistic mentoring and professional development by Lene Bang Henningsen.

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20.01.2021

German-Israeli Future Forum > People to People Playground, Micro-Funding for German-Israeli Creative Adventures (Online)

Long-run and large-scale planning are not so easy these days. That’s why the German-Israeli Future Forum are offering peers in Germany/Israel short-term micro-funding grants to digitally realise creative ideas and experiment with new formats. The format for a proposal is quite open, as long as it’s accessible to the public. It could be an online event, a video, a podcast, an online live show, etc., but must involve at least one person in Germany and one person in Israel. Deadline: 10 February 2021.

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20.01.2021

Light.Move.Festival > Open Call for Projects (Poland)

The next edition of the festival of Kinetic Art ‘Light.Move.Festival’ will take place 24-26 September 2021 in Łódź, Poland. The organisers are calling for artistic works that will unconventionally change the festival’s urban green spaces with art of light: light installations, interactive installations or interdisciplinary projects. The invitation is addressed to all artists, light designers, architects and people dealing with the art of light and visual arts. Deadline: 10 February 2021.

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20.01.2021

Forecast > Interdisciplinary Mentorship Programme (Germany)

Forecast offers artists and creative thinkers from anywhere in the world the chance to work with accomplished mentors toward bringing their projects to fruition. Open to all disciplines and genres, the scheme will see 18 applicants selected to present their ideas in Berlin during the Forecast Forum in July 2021. 6 will then be selected to present at Forecast Festival in Berlin in April 2022. Deadline: 28 February 2021.

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20.01.2021

Open Call for Speakers for ‘Dysfunctionalities in Contemporary Art in Times of Conflict’ (Cyprus)

The conference ‘Dysfunctionalities in Contemporary Art | in Times of Conflict’ will take place 13 March 2020 at A.G. Leventis Gallery in Cyprus, and is inviting applications from potential speakers. The event will address Art and Artist’s rights under the prism and conditions of political tension, investigating the relationship between the artist and the political strategy of a state. The conference is planned to take place physically, but will move online if necessary. Deadline: 13 February 2021.

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19.01.2021

On the Move > Working group: (En)forced mobility

Alongside the Mobility Info Points (MIP), some On the Move's members (organisations and individual) have set up a working group on (En)forced mobility to share practices, common actions, advocacy tools and when opportunities arise, to share their experiences in public sessions. Discover more about its first activities (report and meeting) as well as additional resources.

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18.01.2021

Fanak Fund > Shararat Amal International Emergency Fund for Lebanon

Shararat Amal (‘Glimmer of Hope’) is a fund dedicated solely to individuals and organisations/collectives in exile / refugees in Lebanon. It intends to reactivate the professional activities of the applicants by either providing them with a support allowance, or a grant covering their professional needs. Deadline: 31 January 2021.

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18.01.2021

Compagnie Irene K. > Open Call for Festival Dance in the City 2021 (Belgium / Germany)

Dance in the City is a contemporary dance festival that takes place in various towns in the border region between Belgium and Germany. The next edition will run 20 August – 19 September 2021. Compagnie Irene K. are looking for productions that have been created specifically for the outdoors / for public space or that can be adapted to these settings. The duration of the productions should be 10-20 minutes. Deadline: 15 February 2021.

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18.01.2021

LABOR > Open Call for BIVOUAC (Switzerland)

LABOR, an ephemeral urban laboratory, is calling for proposals for BIVOUAC. Selected artists will work to produce a project at La Rasude, a central district in Lausanne that is currently closed to the public. The call is open to professional artists but also to architects and anyone concerned in their professional field by urban development. On-site work is scheduled to take place 1-31 May 2021 ahead of public events 4-27 June 2021. Deadline: 1 February 2021.

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