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The Ellen MacArthur Foundation invites creative practitioners from all backgrounds and disciplines to apply for their first Artist in Residence (AiR) post, running 1-30 June 2020. The residency has been planned to take place at the Foundation's headquarters in Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK. However, due to the COVID-19 situation the programme may have to be adapted as a virtual post. Deadline: 17 April 2020.
A new initiative of ITMO University in Saint Petersburg, Art.ITMO.Residency aims to bring together talents from art and technology to foster interaction between scientific knowledge and artistic perception. Residencies last 1-2 months and will take place September - October 2020. Deadline: 15 April 2020.
The Asia Culture Center (ACC) in Gwangju, South Korea is calling for Asian choreographers to participate in their LAB incubator and produce a new creative work that addresses contemporary Asian perspectives and values. The successful applicant will be resident at the ACC for three months, July-September 2020. Deadline: 16 April 2020.
Established by the Onassis Foundation in September 2019, Onassis AiR, (inter)national artistic research residency program, is a year-round program, located in Athens, that grounds its mission in commitment to supporting artistic process, towards a less-product-obsessed arts ecosystem. For its 2020/21 artist in residency programme it is inviting applications for a communal exploration of two research topics: identities and ecologies. Participants will be divided across four movement groups, with sessions in autumn 2020 and spring 2021. Applications are open to participants from anywhere in the world, with no restrictions on age or discipline. Deadline: 24 April 2020.
Gamma_LAB XR is a laboratory dedicated to technologies used to create virtual, augmented, hybrid reality and immersive environments. The lab will take place 12-22 May 2020 in Saint Petersburg, but remote participation is also possible. A number of participants will then be supported to attend Gamma Festival in July 2020. The laboratory is designed for media artists, designers, architects, programmers, developers and researchers in the field of XR. Deadline: 1 May 2020.
In 2020, Sziget Festival in Budapest is organising its third Living Statue Championship, with artists from all around the world invited to apply to perform. The Championship will take place over the six days of Sziget Festival, 6-11 August 2020. Applicants whose performances fit with the themes of ‘Diversity’, ‘Human Rights’ and ‘Green Planet’ will be given preference. Deadline: 20 April 2020.
The Singapore International Foundation’s (SIF) Arts for Good (A4G) Fellowship is an annual programme that brings together cross-sector professionals such as artists, arts administrators, creatives and programmers from the education and social sectors for a programme of experiential workshops, learning journeys and networking sessions. The theme of this year's fellowship will be Creative Empowerment for Children and Youth. Activities will be spread across an exchange programme in Singapore (15-18 September 2020), a planning phase (September 2020 – January 2021), and a final exchange in Chennai, India (1-5 February 2021). The call is open to applicants of any age and nationality. Deadline: 26 April 2020.
TRAINART is an EU project that aims to strengthen the competitiveness of the European performing arts sector and to shape new skills for cultural operators interested in developing innovative business models in the cultural and creative industries. The organisers are running a survey to help pinpoint the main professional skills required in the cultural and creative sectors of each of the partners’ territories: Italy, Sweden, Spain, Serbia and Ireland. This will be used to develop a training programme which survey respondents can express interest in joining.
The Casa Planas centre in Palma de Mallorca, Spain has launched a call for research residencies aimed at creators, researchers and cultural producers working around the contemporary image, photography and post-photography. The aim of the residency, which will take place 1 June – 15 July 2020, is to develop and produce an innovative project that reflects on borders. Deadline: 15 April 2020.
Malta Festival Poznań in Poland is inviting artists, musicians, researchers and activists, among others, to propose projects that explore how water reflects the social world. These can be for artistic activities, objects and interactive installations, artistic and educational processes, interdisciplinary experiences, and more. Projects should be prepared with one of the selected water basins in Poznań in mind: a lake, pond, wetland, river, pool, stream, channel or reservoir. Projects will be realised within the period 19-28 June 2020. Deadline: 6 April 2020.
Es Far Cultural (Minorque), en partenariat avec Jiser Reflexions Mediterrànies (Barcelone) et le centre d’art Le Lait (Albi), proposent cet appel à candidature afin de participer au programme de résidence DELTA 2020. DELTA 2020 vise à favoriser les échanges artistiques entre les territoires de l’Eurorégion Pyrénées-Méditerranée : Îles Baléares, Catalogne et Occitanie.Le projet prévoit la sélection, à travers un appel à candidature ouvert, de six artistes visuels (deux de chaque région), afin qu’ils/elles réalisent une résidence de deux mois dans espace de résidence géré par Es Far Cultural, situé à Es Mercadal (Minorque). Date limite (prolongée) : 30 avril 2020.
ZK/U / Mondriaan Fonds > 2021 Residencies for Visual Artists, Curators, Critics and Theorists (Germany)
Based in Berlin, ZK/U – Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik is a residency centre operating at the intersection of visual arts, art research, architecture and urban innovation. Mondriaan Fonds is sponsoring two six-month residency periods at ZK/U: 1 January – 30 June 2021 and 1 July – 30 December 2021. Applications are open for visual artists and mediators (curators, critics, theorists). Artists are expected to have an advanced professional practice and mediators (curators, critics, theorists) should have a few years of professional experience. The scheme requires applicants to secure some match funding. Deadline (updated): on hold.
The Museum Wilhelm Busch – Deutsches Museum für Karikatur und Zeichenkunst holds a comprehensive collection of the extensive work of Wilhelm Busch, and a growing collection of caricature from 1600 to the present day. The Museum is offering a fellowship of four weeks, in the period from September to mid-December 2020, for humanities and cultural scholars to conduct original research. Deadline: 31 May 2020.
The Bibliothek Andreas Züst (Oberegg, Switzerland) has opened applications for one-month studio residencies in November 2020 and April 2021. The Bibliothek is especially seeking projects that respond to the library as a whole or one of its sub-areas. The call is open to national and international cultural workers (individuals or teams of up to a maximum of four persons) across disciplines – visual arts, literature, new media, music, theatre, design, architecture, film, photography, and other art-related disciplines. Deadline: 30 April 2020 & 30 September 2020.
Photon Foundation has announced an open call for artistic residencies, during which artists will create audiovisual projects shown in the 360° Gallery in Krakow, Poland. During a seven-day residency, six selected artists will have the opportunity to work on – and create an original piece for – the innovative projection system of the 360° Gallery in the Hevre+1 space in the centre of the Kazimierz district at Beera Meiselsa 18 street in Krakow. There are two possible periods of residence: 18-26 October 2020 and 23-30 November 2020. Deadline: 30 May 2020.