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  • ICLEI logo - letters on top of a line of blue, green and yellow circles and semi-circles.
    News / ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability: Officer for Governance and Social Inclusion, ‘Cultural and Creative Transition’ (Germany)

    Headquartered in Freiburg (Germany), ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is a global network working with more than 2500 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development. They are now seeking an Officer for Governance and Social Inclusion, ‘Cultural and Creative Transition’ for a limited contract until 30 October 2023 (with possibility of extension).

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  • Freemuse logo - name below a stylised illustration of a face in brown and gold, somewhat sylvan-looking and deific.
    News / Freemuse: Interim Executive Director

    Based in Copenhagen, Freemuse is an international human rights organisation defending artistic freedom. It is now seeking an interim Executive Director to manage the organisation through a transition to a new Executive Director and Executive Committee. Freemuse anticipates that the Interim Executive Director will be in place by the middle of September 2021 and be in post for a minimum of six months.

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    News / Goethe-Institut / ZKM: ‘C3: Codes, Creativity, Communities’ (Online)

    C3: Codes, Creativity, Communities invites applications from artists, musicians, film-makers, writers, coders, and creative cultural practitioners from all fields. During this year-long engagement participants will take part in regular online meet-ups, brainstorming sessions, workshops, and impulse sessions. The programme focuses on creators in the regions of South Asia, Tehran and Germany.

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  • Logo for Max Planck Institute - name next to an 'a' and 'e' which swirl into each other like an infinity symbol.
    News / Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics: INHABIT Artist in Residence Programme (Germany)

    The INHABIT Artist in Residence Programme of the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics invites artists from various disciplines to collaborate with the institute’s team of scientists and researchers in Frankfurt, Germany. The upcoming residency periods are: April – July 2022, and September – December 2022.

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  • Tall spindly trees, part of the Amazon rainforest, grow up against a night blue sky.
    News / Goethe-Institut / Prince Claus Fund: Prince Claus Mentorship Awards (Netherlands, Germany / Online)

    The Prince Claus Mentorship Award will bring together 12 emerging artists and cultural practitioners (8-15 years of relevant professional experience) for a year-long programme aimed at accelerating engaged cultural practices and fostering leadership at the intersection of arts and environmentalism. Applicants must be individuals living and working in one of Prince Claus Fund’s working countries.

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  • Close up of a complex blue and white pattern - lots of jagged shapes and repeated forms - which looks like a material under a microscope.
    News / DISKURS35: Open Call for Artworks and Proposals for Festival of Art and Theory (Germany)

    DISKURS is a festival at the interface between art and theory. The next edition will take place from 11-17 October 2021. Proposals are sought from the fields of performance, installation, media art, as well as lectures, discussion series and all hybrid or undefined formats. Two short residencies (27 September – 10 October 2021) will also be offered during the festival, inviting those involved with theory and art to work on research projects on site, which can be presented during the festival period.

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    News / CreaTures / RMIT Europe: ‘Open Urban Forest’ Commission to Imagine Sustainable Futures (Online / Spain)

    RMIT Europe, a member of the CreaTures consortium, invites applications for the awarding of a single subcontract to conceptualise and realise Open Urban Forest, an Experimental Production (ExP) to explore multiple voices, relations, and stories that form and emerge from an urban forest, and can inspire new ways to imagine socio-ecologically sustainable futures. Work is expected to take place in a hybrid online/in-person format, beginning in November 2021 and finishing by the end of June 2022. The final artwork will be presented in Barcelona, September 2022.

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  • A giant S and a giant O, painted in a swimming blue azure, have been painted onto facing pages of a book.
    News / Centre for the Less Good Idea / LIA: Print-Making Residency for Artists Based in South Africa (Germany)

    The Centre for the Less Good Idea in Johannesburg and LIA - Leipzig International Art Programme invite artists working across all disciplines but particularly in the digital realm (video, performance, media art, sound art) to apply for an international artist in residence programme in Leipzig Germany. The residency involves attending an etching workshop at Atelier für Radierung Maria und Vlado Ondrej. Applicants need to live and work primarily in South Africa but need not be South African.

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  • Open call graphic for S+T+ARTS4Water, featuring picture of some agitated ocean water.
    News / S+T+ARTS4Water: Open Call for Ten Thematic Residencies on Technology and Water

    STARTS4Water Consortium invites artists to apply for one of the ten residencies that are being launched by its European partners. This call is looking for artists to contribute to the sustainable management of water in a variety of ways through experimental use of and/or critical reflection on digital technologies.

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  • A young southeast Asian woman with fiery flowers for eyes is absorbed in a book. Another woman with too many arms reaches to touch her shoulder. Illustration by Chitra Ganesh.
    News / Princeton University: Princeton Arts Fellowship (United States)

    Princeton Arts Fellows spend two consecutive academic years (September 1 - July 1) at Princeton University and formal teaching is expected. The normal work assignment will be to teach one course each semester, but fellows may be asked to take on an artistic assignment in lieu of a class, such as directing a play or creating a dance with students. One need not be a U.S. citizen to apply. Holders of Ph.D. degrees from Princeton are not eligible to apply.

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    News / MM Gerdau – Museum of Mines and Metal: Science Awareness Call for Artists (Online / Remote)

    Science Awareness is a programme of MM Gerdau – Museum of Mines and Metal. It is calling for artists to take part in an artistic residency to access and learn about the collection of the museum, participate in (online) creative meetings and ultimately create an artwork for virtual or in-person exhibition. Applicants must be fluent in Portuguese, as this will be the working language.

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  • Villa Kujoyama - a white stone building nestled in a verdant forest.
    News / Villa Kujoyama Directeur(trice) (Japon)

    L’Institut français du Japon (IFJ) avec le soutien de l’Institut français (Paris) recrute un(e) directeur(trice) pour la Villa Kujoyama. Le(la) directeur(trice) bénéficiera d’un contrat de droit japonais établi par l’Institut français du Japon pour une durée de 3 ans (mai 2022 – mai 2025).

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  • Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities logo - the straight lines of a K, W and I intersecting and overlapping.
    News / Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities: KWI International Fellowships (Germany)

    The Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) in Essen is an interdisciplinary research institute for the humanities and social sciences. The KWI fellowship programme addresses excellent researchers from the humanities, cultural studies, and the social sciences. The institute provides fellows with modern infrastructure, office space, technical support and offers a library service, event and research management as well as support in all administrative and communicative regards. Fellowships last six months, running 1 April – 30 September 2022.

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  • Visegrad Fund logo - name in teal surrounded by four hovering dots.
    News / Visegrad Scholarship at the Open Society Archives (Hungary)

    Visegrad Fund and the Open Society Archives in Budapest invite scholars and artists to visit the OSA holdings to reflect on the conditions of knowledge production during and after the Cold War. Research visits can last up to 8 weeks. Applicants, preferably but not exclusively, from a Visegrad 4 country (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia), may be researchers, students after their second degree carrying out research, or artists, journalists, academics, or both.

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  • Graphic of two overlapping spheres, one a Google map, the other a more abstract map with blocky colours. Placed on a pink background it's like a strange flag.
    News / ‘Online Lodging’ and ‘Virtual Travel’ Open Call for Netherlands-based Artists

    ‘Online Lodging’ (オンライン宿泊) is a concept that emerged in post-COVID Japan, where deserted inns started to provide virtual hospitality via Zoom. In the first round of V-AIR (virtual artist-in-residence) at Minamisanriku = Hague Special Art Experiment Zone (SAEZ), two Netherlands-based artists will be recruited to make an artistic version of Online Lodging and Virtual Travel. Flexible residency periods between 20 July – 31 August 2021. Presentations are planned in October 2021.

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