- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Kvitbrakka: K_AIR Programme for Visual Artists, Musicians, Writers or Independent Curators (Norway)
Every year Kvitbrakka’s artist in residence programme selects between 4 and 6 professional international and Norwegian visual artists, musicians, writers or independent curators. The organisers prioritise projects that are focused on subject matters particularly related to Northern Norway. The next residency periods are 1 February - 31 May 2022 and 1 September - 30 November 2022.
- Dance Base Scotland / Ecole des Sables Senegal: Source Exchange for Scotland-Based Artists (Senegal)
Dance Base Scotland and Ecole des Sables Senegal unite to create Source, an exchange project celebrating African Contemporary practice through Germaine Acogny’s Technique. Artists based in Scotland can apply for the eight-month programme, which includes a digital exchange from September 2021 - April 2022, as well as a 2-3 week in-person residency at Ecole des Sables in Senegal in May 2022.
- Open Sound: Call for Music Producers for Academy (Italy)
Open Sound Academy is running a competition to find a music producer to work experimentally with traditional Lucanian sounds (bagpipes, cowbells, cupa cupa). The winning applicant will participate in an artistic residency in Basilicata, Italy from 23-29 August 2021 to co-create a live show, with performances in San Severino Lucano and Milan. The call is addressed to all the citizens from the European Union between 18 and 35 years old.
- 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.
- ERSTE Foundation: Artist in Residence Programme at Q21/MuseumsQuartier (Austria)
Funded by ERSTE Foundation, the Artist in Residence Programme at Q21/MuseumsQuartier in Vienna, Austria is open to artists, curators or theoreticians from Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovak Republic and Slovenia. Available dates vary by country of application but run January - December 2022.
- The Saison Foundation: Online Research Residency
The Saison Foundation's Online Research Residency is open to individual artists working in the field of contemporary dance and performance art who are able to communicate in English, and who are able to carry out creative research between 10 November 2021 – 10 February 2022. The programme offers artistic development opportunities to research and spend time building links with the other participating artists.
- Zurich University of the Arts: PEERS pre-PhD Programme for Emerging Artistic Researchers (Switzerland)
The pre-PhD programme PEERS aims to support emerging artistic researchers who are interested in pursuing a doctorate in the arts. For a period of one year, starting in March 2022, participants will be offered the opportunity to benefit from an intensive mentoring and training programme. ZHdK are looking for five mid-career artists with profound artistic practice in theatre, dance, performance or film. Candidates must hold an MA or an equivalent degree.
- 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.
- Open Call for Making Matters x Levi’s Digital Residency (Online / Remote)
Together with Levi’s®, British Council is inviting EU-based fashion, textiles, craft and materials designers or artists to submit creative proposals reimagining Levi’s® post-consumer materials. The Levi’s® Residency will run for eight weeks from August 2021 to October 2021 with a showcase at Levi’s Haus in London in October 2021. Applicants must be in France, Greece, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Romania, Portugal and Netherlands with professional experience in creating and delivering fashion, design, craft or making projects focused on sustainability.