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06.07.2020

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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02.07.2020

In 2020, On the Move will take part in....

Check the events On the Move will take part in – as an organiser, contributor, facilitator, evaluator etc. – in this most updated list of events. This list is updated based on the news related to the coronavirus.

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10.05.2020

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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06.07.2020

Montana Colors > MTN Virtual Residency, ‘The New Normal’ (Online / Remote)

Spray paint manufacturers Montana Colors have launched a call for the first edition of their new MTN Virtual Residency. Artists from any country in the world can participate. Those selected will receive financial support to produce an artistic project during one month (from 10 August – 10 September 2020) that revolves around the theme of ‘the new normal’. Works produced within the framework of the residency will be carried out in the city of residence of each of the participants. In turn, the dissemination of the creative process and its results will be carried out entirely digitally, through the official channels of Montana Colors. Deadline: 13 July 2020.

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06.07.2020

AAMC > Association of Art Museum Curators Curatorial Mentorship Programme (Online / United States)

AAMC Foundation’s Mentorship Programme gives early- to mid- career curators opportunities to advance their professional development, learn about important issues in the field, share ideas and cultivate strong bonds with peers, and develop a working relationship with a senior curator. Up to 10 Mentees with a required minimum of at least 3-5 years of curatorial experience in the field will be selected for a programme starting November 2020. Activities will take place mostly online, with a possible final conference in New York in May 2021. Deadline: 14 July 2020.

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06.07.2020

Pro Helvetia Johannesburg > Breathing Space

Against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, Pro Helvetia Johannesburg has launched a call that seeks to enable a modest ‘breathing space’ for arts practitioners, organisations and networks across the sub-continent to rethink ways of working and reimagine the shape and position of cultural and creative work. The call is open to artists, collectives and organisations from across the African continent, excluding North Africa, and covers music, performing arts, visual arts, literature, design and interactive media, and interdisciplinary work. Activities covered by the grant should be completed and reported on by the end of April 2021. Deadline: 31 August 2020.

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06.07.2020

ARAK Collection > Curatorial Residency Fellowship 2020 (Qatar)

ARAK Collection, based in Doha, Qatar, is inviting applications from curators from Sub-Saharan Africa. This is an opportunity for young and mid-career contemporary art curators to be selected for their annual Curatorial Residency Fellowship Programme, based at their Collection Exhibition and Research Space in Doha, Qatar. Deadline: rolling.

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06.07.2020

Tbilisi Architecture Biennial > Open Call, ‘What Do We Have In Common’ (Online / Remote)

Tbilisi Architecture Biennial seeking proposals for physical projects, digital projects and educational activities/workshops that can be realised digitally and physically during the event in October/November 2020, in selected locations in Tbilisi and around the world. All interested architects, artists, writers, scholars, urbanists, creative individuals regardless of location, age or past experience are invited to submit a proposal. Deadline: 31 July 2020.

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06.07.2020

SHAPE > Call for Artists Working in Innovative Music and Audiovisual Art

SHAPE platform for innovative music and audiovisual art, supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union has announced a new open call for artist submissions for the 2021 SHAPE artist roster. Each year, the curatorial teams of all 16 SHAPE festivals and initiatives come together and choose 48 artists. These artists are promoted through showcase and partner events. Applicants must be based in countries eligible for the Creative Europe programme. Deadline: 31 July 2020.

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06.07.2020

Re-FREAM > Call for Artists and Designers Working in Textile Fashion (Germany, Austria, Spain / Online)

Re-FREAM is a research project that invites artists and designers to connect with scientists on common ground to rethink the manufacturing process of the fashion industry. Over a nine-month period (January – September 2021), hybrid teams will embark on a co-research and co-creation journey across three thematic hubs: additive manufacturing (Hub Linz), smart textiles (Hub Berlin) and sustainable finishing (Hub Valencia). The goal is to develop new concepts for the future of fashion by means of new processes and aesthetics that are inclusive and sustainable. Applicants must be a SME (under the EU definition), a start-up, self-employed or professional freelancers legally established as a business under the national law and based in an EU member state or an associated country of the H2020 and Kosovo. Deadline: 30 September 2020.

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06.07.2020

Centre national de la danse > International Symposium Dance(s) and Ritual(s) (France)

The Centre national de la danse’s international symposium Dance(s) and Ritual(s) will take place 8-11 April 2021 in Pantin, France. It will aim to explore the different ways rituals examine the processes of creation, transmission, staging and the execution of dances, whether contemporary, urban, street, social, ballroom, ceremonial or otherwise. The organisers are inviting participants to contribute in a variety of ways, while adopting formats of different lengths, which may potentially be performative. Deadline: 15 August 2020.

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05.07.2020

Cité internationale des arts & Centre national des arts plastiques (France) > Programme de résidence 2020

Pour amorcer la sortie de crise liée à la pandémie, ce dispositif s’inscrit dans le cadre des mesures de soutien déjà prises. Il a pour objectif d’apporter un soutien matériel et artistique à ces acteurs culturels fortement précarisés en ces temps incertains. L’appel à candidatures est ouvert pour des commissaires d’expositions et des critiques d’art de toutes nationalités vivant en France, engagés dans la vie professionnelle depuis minimum 5 ans. Date limite : 16 août 2020.

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01.07.2020

UNESCO > Consultant Sought for Exploratory Study on the Film and Audiovisual Industry in Africa

As part of its commitment to the diversity of cultural expressions and in view of fostering dynamic creative industries in developing countries, UNESCO is launching an exploratory study on the film and audiovisual industry in Africa to gather data and information in order to respond to the challenges and needs of this strategic sector and contribute to its development. UNESCO is seeking a consultant for a 10 month contract, running August 2020 - June 2021. Deadline: 10 July 2020.

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01.07.2020

Lighthouse > Open Call for Pier - Residencies for Black Artists (Online)

As part of their Re-Imagine Europe programme, the UK organisation Lighthouse has developed a ‘residency at home’ series that will award support for three black artists. This is an opportunity for artists, practitioners, producers and technologists to expand their practice, research and develop ideas and methodologies. The residency will run 17 August – 4 September 2020 and is open to individuals and collectives across the EU. Lighthouse particularly welcome applications from disabled, queer and non-binary artists. Deadline: 24 July 2020.

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01.07.2020

Soho House Art Prize for Emerging Artists (USA)

Soho House Art Prize is a new global initiative that will give one artist the chance to create their own installation at Soho Beach House during Miami Art Basel, in December 2020. The organisers encourage 'left-field ideas: performance, intervention and reimagining what an installation might look and feel like'. Deadline: 26 July 2020.

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