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Art Inside Out is offering a residency with the theme ‘Other choreographies, new spaces’, based on the concept of critical tourism. Submissions from Swedish and international artists in all art fields are welcome. The residency holds a special interest in microhistory, a study of the overlooked detail where the starting point can be a place, an event, a group of people or an individual. Four artists will be selected for a 12 week residency in 2021, with a research phase (28 June – 11 July 2021) and a production and presentation phase (30 August – 7 November 2021). Deadline: 29 October 2020.
La Maison Baldwin is inviting applications for its 2021-2022 residency programme. Writers in residence are offered a room in the centre of Saint Paul de Vence, France to pursue their current creative project. While in residence, they will contribute to the literary culture of the village by offering a community event or creative public programme. This fellowship is open to emerging writers working in the spirit of James Baldwin. Eligible to apply are poets, playwrights, essayists and fiction writers with no more than one full-length published book, produced film, or professionally staged production. Deadline: 1 December 2020.
The AI Lab (European ARTificial Intelligence Lab) is partnering with SETI for the SETI x AI artist residency. The residency is divided into two parts – with an initial 4-6 weeks at SETI Institute where the winning artist will have a dedicated science mentor to inspire him/her and his/her work. The second part will be 3-6 weeks with the Futurelab team at Ars Electronica with whom the winner will develop and make new work inspired by the residency at SETI Institute. Deadline: 7 October 2020.
In view of the current spread of the new coronavirus infection, Kawamura Foundation is looking for ideas for a project under the theme of ‘Socially Engaged Art Projects in the COVID-19 Related Chaos’ for 2021. If adopted, the grantees will be required to announce prototypes (pre-workshop, prototypes, lectures, videos, etc.) for implementing the project in Japan in 2021. Applications can be made by art organisations or artists of any age or nationality. Deadline: 4 October 2020.
Cultour is Capital is calling for artists, creatives or cultural operators to show work they produced during lockdown. Three winners will be chosen for residency opportunities in Gelsenkirchen, Košice, and Matera to develop your skills with local artists and cultural operators. Applicants must be residents in one of the 62 European Capitals of Culture around Europe (past, current, future, or just candidate cities). Deadline: 31 October 2020.
Grizedale Forest & Signal Film and Media, with support from Art Fund, are seeking a socially engaged digital artist/collaborative to create a new, online participatory artwork responding to Grizedale Forest in Cumbria in the North West of England. The commissioned artist will work alongside a local BAME/BIPOC community group to increase engagement with the forest and digital art for this underrepresented audience/visitor group. The project will start 19 October 2020 and end 12 February 2021. Deadline: 5 October 2020.
Art Explora / Cité Internationale des arts > Residency Programme for Artists and Researchers (France)
The Art Explora Foundation and the Cité internationale des arts are collaborating to co-construct a unique residency programme for French and international artists and researchers. There are two strands: one for solo artists, one for artist-researcher duos. The first session will begin in March 2021. Eligible artistic disciplines: visual arts, performing arts, digital art. Eligible areas of research: humanities, social sciences, sciences, technological innovation & sustainable development, art criticism & exhibition curating. Deadline: 6 November 2020.
Mophradat has partnered again with Kunstencentrum BUDA and NEXT Festival in Belgium, this time to offer a performing artist from the Arab world the opportunity to be in residency for a three-week period (October / November 2021) and use BUDA’s facilities to finalise a piece in-progress. Immediately following the residency, the new work will be performed during the 2021 edition of NEXT Festival, which takes place across the Eurometropolis region of Kortrijk and Tournai in Belgium, and Lille and Valenciennes in France. Deadline: 1 December 2020.
Every year from April to June the city of Pforzheim invites international young designers to the city as part of the Designers in Residence scholarship programme. Designers in Residence addresses young designers working in the fields of jewellery, fashion, accessory and industrial design. Three scholarship holders will be invited to the EMMA – Creative Center Pforzheim for a three-month working phase, running 1 April 2021 – 30 June 2021. Deadline: 15 November 2020.
UNESCO are seeking an Associate Project Officer (Knowledge Management Systems) to work at their offices in Paris. The role of the Knowledge Management Systems is both to facilitate the sharing of information and to be a working tool, a repository of documents, a reference and an information base that streamlines internal work. Deadline: 12 October 2020.
MitOst are seeing a Project Manager to work from their office in Berlin on the VAHA project, an initiative which aims at connecting and strengthening autonomous arts and culture spaces as local impulse hubs in different local civil society contexts in Turkey and from chosen contexts in Turkey’s wider European neighbourhood, including EU member states in Central and Eastern Europe. The position is to start as soon as possible, but at the latest by 15 November 2020. Deadline: 5 October 2020.
Mekong Cultural Hub is arranging a Meeting Point for people concerned with arts and social action in Asia. In preparation for the Meeting Point, MCH are launching an open call for people who would like to take part in three small ‘curated conferences’ (taking place between November 2020 and April 2021) that will be part of the Meeting Point programme. In May 2021, the groups will meet in person in Taipei. Applicants should be citizens of an Asian country. Deadline: 11 October 2020.
Kaunas Artists’ House / Kulturni Centar LAB > Decoding Modernity Residency Programme for Artists from Serbia and Lithuania (Serbia / Lithuania)
The DeMo (Decoding Modernity) residency programme is dedicated to the analysis of the modern architectural term EXISTENZMINIMUM (describing subsistence, or minimal, living) and the intensity of its meaning in these fluctuating times. Artists from Serbia and Lithuania are encouraged to apply with project proposals that would reflect on the historical, urban and social developments in terms of living conditions. The first part of the residency will take place online (1 November – 31 December 2020) and then in Kaunas or Novi Sad (2021 - tbc). Deadline: 7 October 2020.
The next edition of transeuropa, a European Festival for Performing Arts based in Hildesheim, Germany, will take place from 25-30 May 2021. The organisers are looking for six performances which can be developed to work flexibly with any possible safety precautions related to the pandemic (taking place online, or in other forms such as solo guided audio walks or appropriately distanced one-to-one performances). Applications should be from emerging artists who live and work in Europe. Deadline: 30 October 2020.
In the Framework of the Map mobility programme, Pépinières européennes de Création and Langage Plus (with its partner the Sagamie Center) launch a call for applications for a two-month residency from 27 January – 27 March 2021 at the Langage Plus centre in Alma, Quebec. Applications are open to professional artists working in visual or transdisciplinary arts who are not Canadian citizens. Deadline: 18 October 2020.