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Woodhaven Artist in Residence Programme (Canada)

This year the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies at the University of British Colombia’s Woodhaven Artist in Residence Programme is open to creative writers working in any genre. Artists will stay between 4 – 8 weeks at the FCCS’ Woodhaven Eco Culture Centre between 1 June – 31 August 2021. The residency is open to Canadian and international writers. Deadline: 5 March 2021.

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Guttenberg Arts > Space & Time Artist Residency (USA)

Space and Time Artist Residency at Guttenberg Arts provides artists with access to a professionally equipped workspace in Guttenberg, New Jersey for the visual arts including printmaking, dark room and ceramics. The residency lasts three months and includes a one-month final group show as well as studio visits from accomplished professionals from the art world. You must be 23 years old or older and not currently enrolled in any undergraduate or graduate degree programme to apply. Deadline: 31 January 2021.

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LACMA > 2021 Art + Technology Lab Call for Artist Proposals (USA)

LACMA – Los Angeles Country Museum of Art’s Art's Technology Lab supports artists to pursue new directions in their work that explore ideas in technology and culture. In addition to a grant, artists receive advice and assistance from the museum and from innovation leaders from Hyundai, Snap Inc., YouTube Learning, SpaceX, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and the MIT Media Lab’s Space Exploration Initiative. The grants are open to individuals and collectives located anywhere in the world. Deadline: 25 February 2021.

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Camargo Foundation > Director of Development (USA)

The Camargo Foundation, an independent American 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Cassis, France is seeking a Director of Development based in the greater New York (City) area who, in accordance with the business plan, has the overall responsibility for the conceptualization, management, and implementation of Camargo’s fundraising programs in the U.S. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis before January 24, 2021.

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Programme Junction @Platform Calgary (Canada)

JUNCTION est un programme de résidence à temps plein qui aide les nouveaux créateurs ou les fondateurs de strart-ups françaises à se constituer une base solide en tant qu’entrepreneur. JUNCTION prépare les entrepreneurs à se démarquer de la concurrence et les aide à développer les outils dont ils ont besoin pour approcher les investisseurs, les partenaires et les clients. Les candidats idéaux sont les start-ups travaillant dans le secteur créatif, en particulier sur le thème de la musique et de l’innovation. Date limite : 28 février 2021.

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Fonds de mobilité Caraïbes / Institut français

Le Fonds de mobilité Caraïbes est un programme de la mission de coopération culturelle Afrique et Caraïbes de l'Institut français avec le soutien des Directions des Affaires Culturelles de la Guadeloupe, de la Martinique et de la Direction Culture, Jeunesse et Sports de la Guyane. Le fonds est ouvert aux professionnel.le.s de la culture ou les artistes résidant dans l'un des pays de la Caraïbe ou dans un des départements français d'Amérique. Date limite : 24 août 2021.

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80 organisations sign a joint statement on the revision of the Schengen Code of visas

80 organisations from the cultural sector joined forces in a call to the European Institutions to take into consideration the specific needs of the sector in the context of the trilogue negotiations on the Revision of the Visa Code. Read this statement signed by On the Move and share it!

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Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism > Open call

The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism (ECFJ) is an experimental grant-making program that supports artists producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work for major media outlets.ECFJ supports a variety of work, including text, photography, audio and video. Artists with longer-term, research-intensive projects are also encouraged to apply. In an effort to be responsive to an ever-fluctuating news cycle, artists can apply to ECFJ for support of their work on a rolling basis.

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Institute of International Education (USA) > New programme to assist threatened artists

The Institute of International Education announced on 26 May the launch of a programme to save the lives and work of artists who face persecution in their home countries. The new Artist Protection Fund (APF), a three-year pilot programme supported by a $2.79 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will make life-saving fellowship grants to threatened artists from any field of artistic endeavor, and place them at host universities and arts centers in countries where they can safely continue their work and plan for their future.

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World Cultures Connect, a new international networking platform for the cultural and creative sectors

World Cultures Connect is an online meeting place for cultural managers and creative or artistic professionals to promote their work and services, discover and connect with new partners, tools and resources to support their international work. This newly launched project allows any individual or organisation to create a free profile to join a community of international artists and organisations talking about artistic exchange, global mobility and new opportunities. Join today and start connecting!

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UN post-2015 development agenda : final round of talks: Take action!

Check the latest contribution on targets and indicators from the collective of global networks leading the “Future we wants include culture” campaign. You can assist the collective of global networks by ensuring that the text is being sent to your country’s national negotiation team leaders and share examples of good practices linked to the proposed cultural indicators.

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Art Basel: Crowdfunding platform for visual art projects

Art Basel has launched an exciting new digital initiative in partnership with Kickstarter, the funding platform for creative projects. Designed specifically for non-profit visual arts organizations from all over the world, the initiative will offer visibility and support for a wide variety of artistic projects, selected by an independent jury. Discover the projects and propose yours!

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The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Inc. grants

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation's dual criteria for grants are recognizable artistic merit and demonstrable financial need, whether professional, personal or both. The Foundation's mission is to aid, internationally, those individuals who have worked as professional artists over a significant period of time. There are no deadlines.

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The Awesome Foundation grants

The Foundation distributes a series of monthly $1,000 grants to projects and their creators; it is "a micro-genius grant for flashes of micro-brilliance". Projects have included efforts in a wide range of areas including technology, arts, social good, and beyond. Have an awesome idea? Apply!

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Institute of International Education (IIE), USA - Award to rescue scholars in the field of arts

Established with gifts from IIE Trustees Robert L. Dilenschneider and Mark A. Angelson, the Janet Hennessey Dilenschneider Scholar Rescue Award in the Arts will provide life-saving fellowships to 10 threatened scholars in fields such as painting, dance, music, architecture, and the performing arts.

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