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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).

24.04.2021

International Labour Organization (ILO) > Social Protection in the Cultural and Creative Sector - Country Practices and Innovations

The paper reviews policy and legal frameworks in selected countries (Global, Mexico, United States of America, Argentina, Uruguay, Spain, France, Germany, Ireland) that have pursued specific solutions to extend social security in the creative and culture sector, in order to identify entry points and mechanisms for expanding coverage. Policy options ensuring the adequacy and the sustainability of such systems are discussed, taking into account particular employment circumstances in the sector, such as fluctuating employment status, irregular incomes, intermittent nature of work, and geographic mobility. The paper also situates the discussion within the COVID-19 pandemic, offering an overview of social protection measures put in place by governments in the culture and creative sector.

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24.04.2021

Afrique Créative > Second appel

Afrique Créative est un programme d’incubation qui vise la structuration du secteur des industries culturelles et créatives (ICC) en Afrique. En accompagnant et en renforçant les capacités des entrepreneur.e.s sélectionné.e.s, Afrique Créative veut soutenir une croissance durable porteuse de changement. Les pays cibles sont : Burkina Faso ; Cameroun ; Côte d’Ivoire ; Ghana ; Maroc ; Ouganda ; République démocratique du Congo ; Sénégal ; Tunisie. Date limite : 23 mai 2021.

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23.04.2021

European Creative Hubs Network > Creative Hubs – Ambassadors of Change (Online)

Creative FLIP is launching now a new open call – inviting creative hubs and their members to become Ambassadors of Change. Applicants are called to share new and innovative creative practices, programmes or methods, created and tested to respond to the new conditions brought about by the pandemic. The programme takes place online during June 2021 and is open to creative hubs and their members based in EU Member States, Creative Europe countries, and ENP countries. Deadline: 16 May 2021.

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22.04.2021

UNESCO / City University of London > Online Training Module on Creative Economy

UNESCO with the support of the Korean Government will organise an 8-week-long course online starting from September 2021. Targeting early to mid-career professionals from governments and civil society organisations in the ASEAN region, the training covers various aspects of the creative economy with practical case studies and invited guest speakers. Deadline: 7 June 2021.

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22.04.2021

Accès Culture > Support for Cultural Projects in Africa

Accès Culture is a programme co-sponsored by the French Development Agency (FDA) and the Institut français aiming to finance and support cultural projects in Africa in order to foster social ties and strengthen collaboration between African and French cultural agents. The programme seeks to partner civil society organisations (CSOs) with locally or regionally operated cultural establishments (conservatories, public art schools, etc.) who will then present a joint proposal for a project responding to a local need. Deadline: 24 May 2021.

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22.04.2021

ISPA / Dutch Performing Arts > Netherlands Fellowship Programme in the Performing Arts (USA)

The International Society for the Performing Arts’ (ISPA) Netherlands Fellowship provides three-year access to ISPA’s extensive international network of arts professionals to three mid-career leaders from the Netherlands’ performing arts community and one mid-career leader from performing arts communities in Egypt, Morocco, Russia, Turkey, or South Africa. Among other benefits, Fellows are supported to attend ISPA's New York Congress. Deadline: 21 May 2021.

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22.04.2021

La Briqueterie > Screendance Residency (France / Germany)

In order to support the vitality of screendance production, La Briqueterie - National Choreographic Development Center of Val-de-Marne in collaboration with l'Adami, have launched an international Screendance Production Residency to support the creation of a short film. Two projects will be selected - one French, one international. French artist(s) will be hosted in Freiburg, Germany at Theatre Freiburg. The international recipient(s) will be hosted at La Place de la Danse - National Choreographic Development Center in Toulouse, France. Deadline: 20 June 2021.

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21.04.2021

Cité internationale des Arts (France) > Chargé.e des programmes de résidence et des partenariats

Dans le cadre du nouveau projet d’établissement, la Cité internationale des arts initie depuis 2017 une refondation de la relation avec les 135 partenaires historiques (souscripteurs) de l’institution. Elle construit également de nouveaux programmes de résidence sur-mesure en collaboration avec des partenaires prescripteurs souhaitant soutenir les talents de la scène artistique nationale et internationale. Le/la Chargé.e des programmes de résidence et des partenariats est en charge de la poursuite et du développement de ces deux axes de travail. Date limite : 12 mai 2021.

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20.04.2021

JaWo Music Residencies for Emerging Musicians/Authors (Online / Italy)

The project JaWo Music Residencies will invite 20 emerging musicians/authors connected to the European jazz / world music scene to take part in a programme of online training and exchange, as well as a physical residency in Benevento, Italy, from April 2021 - March 2022. Applicants must be residing in Europe and must belong to a disadvantaged group – as a migrant, having economic or social disadvantage, etc. Deadline: 20 May 2021.

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20.04.2021

Moving Classics: Sonic Flux > ‘Defrosting’ Commission for a Scotland-based Musician, Composer or Sound Artist (Norway)

The Defrosting project (part of Moving Classics: Sonic Flux) is an opportunity for a musician, composer or sound artist to create the audio for a 10-13 minute film during a residency in Svalbard, Norway in 2021. The piece will respond to themes of displacement and climate change. Applications are open to artists of any UK/EU/EEA nationality living and working in Scotland. Deadline: 21 May 2021.

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20.04.2021

Call for Entries for Dancing on the Edge Festival (Netherlands / Online)

The eighth edition of Dancing on the Edge Festival will take place in spring 2022, online and offline. The organisers are looking for contemporary dance and theatre performances as well as multimedia and performance installations / films / artworks / artistic research / podcasts and so on. Applicant artists/groups should identify as from, or in relation to, the Middle East and North Africa, and/or to the theme Rituals of Change. Deadline: 25 May 2021.

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19.04.2021

Vesteraalen Artist Residency Programme (Norway)

AiR Vesterålen is a comprehensive artist residency programme for five municipalities in the Vesterålen islands, Norway. There are five residencies, in different locations and with different themes, which take place at different periods through the year. The first is in Bø with a theme of 'Art/Nature/Play'. Applications are welcomed from artists of all disciplines who live and work in Europe (EU, EEA and UK). First deadline: 1 May 2021.

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17.04.2021

Biennale NOVA_XX 2021 > Appel à candidatures > FEMMES - ART - TECHNOLOGIE - SCIENCE #4.0 (Wallonie Bruxelles, France et Québec)

Cette troisième édition de la Biennale est une édition spéciale Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles – France et Québec et s’axe autour des enjeux liés à l’Intelligence artificielle et aux protocoles attestant de synergies entre recherches artistiques et scientifiques. En collaboration avec l’IRCAM, un tropisme dédié à la création musicale contemporaine féminine constitue également l’un des enjeux du NOVA_XX. Les candidatures émanent d’artistes ou d’autres praticiennes engagées dans une démarche de création incorporant et/ou interrogeant les nouveaux médias - les outils numériques, les sciences et favorisant l’hybridation entre disciplines. Tropisme 2021 : Intelligence artificielle. Date limite : 28 mai 2021.

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16.04.2021

Immaterial Future Innovation Award (Austria)

The Immaterial Future Innovation Award invites technological start-ups and projects from anywhere in the world to apply with initiatives that leverage technology to address, directly or indirectly, a set of challenges around building new business models. Six selected finalists will be invited to the Immaterial Future Forum in Vienna in September 2021 to showcase their projects to potential partners and investors with a specific interest in culture and technology, with one then being selected for the Award. Deadline: 1 June 2021.

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16.04.2021

Ministère de la Culture (France) > Appel à candidatures > CHIMERES 2021

CHIMERES (Création – Hybridation – Immersion – Mobilités : Expérimentations et Recherches en Ecritures Scéniques) est un programme d’accompagnement à l’écriture et l’expérimentation artistique allant jusqu’à la pré-production. Il propose à des artistes provenant de tous les champs de la création contemporaine et créateurs venant d’autres univers d’explorer des formes artistiques dites hybrides au sens où elles relient les mondes « physique » et « numérique ». Cet appel est ouvert à des artistes et créateurs relevant de tous les champs de la création contemporaine , de nationalité française, ressortissants d’un État membre de l’Union Européenne, ou ayant le statut de résidents en France. Date limite : 10 mai 2021.

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