Košice – the Creative City of Media Arts offers media artists a two-month stay in Košice in autumn 2019. The residency is organized by the NGO Creative Industry Košice – a focal point of UNESCO Creative City of Media Arts, and K.A.I.R. Košice Artist in Residence. This specific residency seeks to create space for a media artist from one of the UNESCO Creative Cities to develop his/her own artistic project. The residency is an opportunity to create a new project or to continue work on something in development by shifting its perspective.The Open call is limited to the artists who are either born, live or work in any of UNESCO Creative City. Deadline: 22 April 2019.
Theatre productions from educational institutions, the independent scene – Freie Szene as well as ‚amateur productions‘ are welcome. Whether ensemble or solo, whether music theatre, performance, installation, puppetry, walking act, drama or dance. No matter for which age. In addition, the organisers are looking for people who give workshops that are accessible without prior knowledge. Deadline: 31 March 2019.
i-Portunes > Test of a new cultural mobility scheme in Creative Europe countries (visual and performing arts)
i-Portunes is a pilot project that will test different approaches to supporting short-term mobility of artists and culture professionals between European countries. The European Commission is considering the launch of a large-scale initiative to help individual artists and culture professionals “take advantage of flexible and short-term result-oriented opportunities”: to move between European countries, develop audiences and collaborations, find new inspiration and opportunities, and fully benefit from – and contribute to – Europe’s diverse cultural ecosystems. Between April and September 2019, three calls will be issued. Stay tuned and visit the I-Portunes website for more information from 15 April 2019.
Be SpectACTive! is a large-scale European cooperation project – co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union – that operates in performing arts through artistic productions and participatory practices aimed at involving the citizens in creative processes. The organisers are looking for an Instagram Influencer who can travel around Europe, visiting the artistic partners venues, in order to tell the activities implemented in the framework of the project. Especially, he/she will focus on the artistic productions and the actions of audience engagement that involve the local communities. Deadline: 1 April 2019.
The Finnish National Opera and Ballet has opened a call for projects for an immersive art experience.The organisers are looking for Artists, Thinkers / Coders , Polymaths Designers + Micro Utopias. The finalized experience will premiere in the spring of 2020 and it will be promoted internationally at relevant film and immersive festivals. Deadline: 15 April 2019.
The Pernod Ricard Fellowship is conceived as a research and artistic platform, experimenting with non‑linear models of generating and distributing knowledge to encourage different possible connections between researchers, contemporary artists, cultural institutions, non-profit organizations and the general public. Every year, 4 international Fellows (artists, curators and researchers) are invited by an Artistic Committee for a 3-month residency on the basis of a research proposal. This year, the Pernod Ricard Fellowship focuses on four geographical zones: Southern Europe, Asia, South America, Africa. Deadline: 30 April 2019.
ADAM Artist Lab 2019 - Open Call > "Performing (with/in) Communities: Relations, Dynamics and Politics" (Taiwan)
Founded in 2017 by the Taipei Performing Arts Center in Taiwan, Asia Discovers Asia Meeting for Contemporary Performance (ADAM) is a new initiative dedicated to fostering cross-cultural and trans-disciplinary exchanges between artists from across the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. This year’s ADAM Artist Lab will be dedicated to exploring the methods of making community-based art as well as the organic and open-ended relationship between artists and communities. Artists from all kinds of disciplines, with or have had community-based art practice and are interested in collaborative research, are invited to apply. Deadline: 21 April 2019.
In cooperation with the UNESCO Chair in Cultural Policy and Management of the University of Arts Belgrade and the Gallery of Contemporary Art Nis, Creative Europe Desk Serbia is launching a residence program for professionals in cultural policy in Europe named EUROPE_20XX. It will be held in Sićevo, Serbia from 25th to 30th of May, 2019. The program will include 5 professionals in the field of cultural policy, who have gained experience and showed interest in the cultural cooperation of the region of Southeast Europe. The organisers welcome participants from all European countries. Deadline: 20 April 2019.
The International Summer School of Photography (ISSP) is an immersive education and networking event for emerging photographers from around the world, taking place in the deep Latvian countryside annually since 2006. The International Summer School of Photography (ISSP) is an immersive education and networking event for emerging photographers from around the world, taking place in the deep Latvian countryside annually since 2006. After 12 years of existence, the International Summer School of Photography is shifting towards a thematic focus and greater interdisciplinary engagement. The first thematic edition, ISSP 2019, “PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE WORLD”, will be looking at photography as a possible tool for positive change, with reference to global issues the world is facing today. From climate change to the crisis of liberal democracy, the huge shifts we are currently undergoing combine to create a sense of urgency and desire for action. Deadline: 10 April 2019.
The European Young Heritage Professionals Forum will take place from 20 to 24 May 2019 in Zadar, Croatia to explore potential synergies and challenges of working on tangible and intangible cultural heritage in the European context. The Forum will enable participants (EU nationals, 25-32 years old) to enhance project management and communication skills by working on their own heritage projects with experts and peers from across Europe. Deadline: 28 March 2019.
In June 2019, a new shipment of seeds will arrive at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. This deep cavern carved inside a frozen mountain on the Arctic island of Svalbard currently holds over 1 million samples of the world’s seeds. In June, when the new deposit arrives, a collection of artworks will also be interred in the mountain alongside them. This exhibition will serve as a reminder that seeds live within vast webs of interrelations – ecological, socio-technical and cultural – and that these connections are also worthy of celebration and preservation. The organisers seek visual art works that celebrate the bonds between biological and cultural diversity in agri-food systems. Deadline: 25 March 2019.
In the course of the 4th Berlin Autumn Salon, Maxim Gorki Theatre Berlin is calling for participants to be part of the first edition of the Young Curators Academy in Berlin, initiated by Shermin Langhoff (director of Maxim Gorki Theatre Berlin) and Ong Keng Sen (Artistic Director of TheatreWorks Singapore and Founding Festival Director of Singapore International Festival of Arts 2014 to 2017). The Young Curators Academy explicitly welcomes makers - young artists, thinkers, program producers - who are both creating their own events and developing new forms of authorship and curation. In this context, the term young is understood as pioneering practice, the curator as individuals who are part of different communities and desiring to activate them. Deadline: 31 March 2019.
During the residency, the artist will work on her/his perception, vision of the Basque Country that ’s why the artist will live in a Basque context during her/ his residence, with visits and interviews to different contemporary cultural entities. The objective is to develop a piece of art that we will later exhibit in different sites of Euskal Herria. Deadline: 25 March 2019.
The Centre for Digital Media Cultures is inviting applications for Visiting Research Fellows, including theoretical research, practice-based research and enterprise-related research (community or industry engagement). The aim of the selective scheme is to provide external researchers, artist and entrepreneurs with a recognised and visible platform for producing excellent research within the Centre for Digital Media Cultures. Collaborative output or bid development with staff is particularly encouraged. Deadline: 1 April 2019.
Since 2011, the New Settings programme has been inviting performance artists to invent entirely original ideas. From dance to fine arts, from theatre to cinema, from music to algorithms: Apply to take part in the 2020 edition of New Settings, the programme that encourages all forms of hybrid performances. Depuis 2011, le programme New Settings invite les artistes à imaginer des propositions inédites. Des arts plastiques à la danse, du théâtre au cinéma, de la musique aux algorithmes, candidatez pour participer à l’édition 2020 de New Settings, un programme qui encourage les formes de spectacles hybrides. 1/7/2019.