This page introduces cultural mobility news and opportunities - with travel cost at least partially funded - at least three times a week. You can search the news by topic (funding, call, residency, training, meeting etc.) or world regions (destination).
Check the events On the Move takes part in – as an organiser, a speaker, a contributor, a facilitator, an evaluator etc. Interested in partnering with On the Move? Feel free to write to us at mobility(at)on-the-move.org.
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.
Cultural Mobility Funding Guide > Focus on Arab Countries from North Africa and the Middle East (MENA) > 3rd edition / Guide des financements pour la mobilité culturelle > Focus sur les pays arabes d’Afrique du Nord et du Moyen Orient > 3ème édition
This guide is an updated version and is the result of a research conducted between August and December 2020 by the researchers Fanny Bouquerel and Fatma Sakka.This guide coordinated by On the Move receives the support of the Institut français. La version actuelle présente une mise à jour effectuée entre août et décembre 2020 par les chercheuses Fanny Bouquerel et Fatma Sakka; Ce guide est coordonné par On the Move et reçoit le soutien de l’Institut français. Design: Marine Domec. The Arab version is designed with the support of LMDK agency.
The GALA Funding and Resources Guide – Second edition is the updated edition of the guide first produced in 2015 within the scope of the EU funded project, Green Art Lab Alliance (GALA). This edition has been supported by the French Ministry of Culture and the Institut français. The guide, researched by Marta Gracia, is articulated around two main parts: a first one around funding for arts and culture projects related to environmental sustainability (support schemes, transnational supports, European projects, residencies, festivals etc.) and a second one on sources of inspiration for more responsible action.
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.
Call for Applications: ANT Adaptation Fund for Arts Professionals and Organisations in Zimbabwe and Zambia
How do we not only survive the current moment, but reimagine the future for cultural work and an interconnected, thriving cultural field on the continent? Pro Helvetia Johannesburg invites arts professionals and organisations in Zimbabwe and Zambia to apply for support to develop and realise adapted working practices, novel approaches to individual and organisational sustainability, and the growth of new networks and markets with the rest of the continent. Activities and Projects should take place between July and December 2021. Deadline: 6 June 2021.
Organised by the European Union, the New European Bauhaus Prizes 2021 will recognise and celebrate existing achievements and new ideas related to the Green Deal. There are two award strands – one for existing projects that can serve as examples, one for new concepts or ideas submitted by young people aged 30 or less. Applicants can be Applicants can be EU or non-EU residents, as long as their projects/concepts are physically located or developed in the EU. Deadline 31 May 2021.
Future Female Sounds are inviting applications to join in the European Female DJ Summit. This two day summit focused exclusively on female and gender minority DJs (non-binary, trans women, trans men and femme-identifying) from the European Union, will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark 9-11 June 2021. Selected applicants will be supported to attend the event. Deadline: 12 May 2021.
IETM Global Connect aims to make the IETM network more inclusive, diverse and accessible. The programme is open to performing arts professionals worldwide (producers, artists, managers, presenters, etc) who have at least 5 years of professional experience in the field and are committed to increase global awareness, inclusion, accessibility and connectivity – in the sector at large and in their communities. Selected applicants will receive the IETM membership for 2021-2022. Deadline: 31 May 2021.
The new season of the Garage Digital grant program Situated Worlds invites artists and researchers to explore the idea of multiple coexisting worlds and ways of creating them, drawing on Donna Haraway’s theory of ‘situated knowledges’. The programme is open to Russian and international artists and groups applying with projects for a new work in any medium that allows for exhibition and distribution online. Deadline: 12 June 2021.
Idensitat and Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Huarte are offering a residency to one artist, or collective of artists, to develop a project within the social context of the towns of Huarte, Burlada and Villava (Navarra) and under the theme ‘Immunity Community’. The residency is proposed as a hybrid of on-site and remote work in order to complete the project. The on-site period will last approximately five weeks between October 2021 and April 2022. Deadline: 23 June 2021.
Huza Press and Goethe-Institut Kigali are collaborating to provide a four-week writers’ residency in Kigali (Rwanda) in September 2021. The theme is 'Writing Gender'. The purpose is to support writers as they complete or make significant advances with a work-in-progress novel manuscript. The programme is open to writers from African countries (except Rwanda) and German-speaking countries. Deadline: 16 May 2021.
Developed in partnership with Shape Arts, Open Screen is arebyte’s yearly open call for digital artists to be part of of arebyte on Screen, an expanded and innovative online platform for digital animations, videos, web-based interactive experiences and curatorial interventions. The call is open to artists aged 18 and above anywhere in the world who identify as ‘disabled’ under the Social Model of Disability, regardless of impairment. Deadline: 13 June 2021.
Initiated by the French Ministry of Culture and DRAC Grand Est, the Fabrique d'Europe (‘Making of Europe’) project will organise a series of ten-week residencies for research, experimentation and creation from January – July 2022. Under the programme, young European arts and culture graduates (graduated after 2010) will work with high school students from rural and peri-urban areas to share the act of creation. Deadline: 10 May 2021.
Mystetskyi Arsenal / Austrian Cultural Forum Kyiv > Ukrainian-Austrian Art Residency (Ukraine / Online)
The Ukrainian-Austrian Art Residency invites visual artists from Ukraine and Lower Austria to participate in the Temporary Un/Availability programme. Participating artists will analyse how the study of the digital image expands visionary possibilities and provokes the creation of poetic language. The residency will be held in a hybrid format: online, 1 July - 26 August 2021; and offline, 19-23 September 2021 in Kyiv. Deadline: 31 May 2021.