Digital Arabia Network are looking for NGOs, Startups, Entrepreneurs, Intrapreneurs, Social Change Makers, Social Enterprises, and Researchers that have working and operating tech-enabled solutions to challenges related to the following themes: Arts & Culture, Business & the Future of Work, Civic Participation, Online Media & Journalism, Gender Equality & Inclusion, EdTech, HealthTech, and AgriTech. Selected projects will win a fully-funded trip to Berlin, Germany to attend DAN's Conference. Deadline: 7 February 2020.
Emergence > Call for Participation in Workshops / Think Tanks ‘Building Memory Within a City of Rifts: Facing Political Collaborationism’ (Ukraine)
As part of the three-year project ‘EMERGENCE. From shared experience to new creativity. Living Heritage/Reframing Memory’, emerging and/or mid-career artists, curators, performers, and researchers are invited to apply and join workshops and think-tank meetings in Kyiv, Ukraine. Activities take place 13-19 April and 25-31 May 2020. Eligible countries: EU countries, Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Iceland, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Norway, Republic of Serbia, Ukraine. Deadline: 15 February 2020.
The Mondriaan Fund has issued an open call for visual artists who have come to the Netherlands as a refugee. Successful applicants will receive a grant that can be used for everything involving the development and presentation of new work, as well as mentoring over a 12 month period. Deadline: 2 March 2020.
ACP-EU Culture > ‘Support for Cultural and Creative Sectors in ACP Countries’ – Call for Partner Organisations
Aiming to promote the socio-economic development of ACP countries by boosting the cultural and creative sector as a whole, ACP-EU is looking to select partner organisations at international, regional or national levels who will help them to administer their grant programme. Partners will deliver one of six 'lots': Western Africa, Eastern Africa, Central Africa, Southern Africa, Caribbean, and Pacific. Deadline: 20 March 2020.
The 4th edition of the International Award UCLG – Mexico City – Culture 21 will recognise good practices from cities and local and regional governments in the field of culture and sustainable development, as well as individuals who have made substantial contributions to the recognition of how cultural aspects are important for sustainable development. Calls and nominations are open to direct or indirect UCLG members. Deadline: 18 March 2020.
MAPAS - Marché des arts performatifs de l'Atlantique sud / MAPAS - Tenerife Performing Arts Market (Iles Canaries / Canary islands)
L'appel à candidatures du MAPAS - Marché des arts performatifs de l'Atlantique sud - est désormais ouvert. Les artistes de musique, danse contemporaine, théâtre, cirque et arts de la rue d'Afrique, d'Amérique Latine et du sud d'Europe peuvent s'inscrire. La prochaine édition du MAPAS aura lieu a Ténériffe, aux Îles Canaries, du 9 au 11 juillet 2019. / MAPAS - Tenerife Performing Arts Market - opens the registration process for Africa, Latino American and South European (Spain and Portugal) artists of music, contemporary dance, theater, circus and street performances until the 13th of March 2020. MAPAS 2020 will take place from 9th to 11th July in Tenerife (Canary islands). Date limite / Deadline : 13.03.2020.
Résidence francophone de jeunes talents autour des marionnettes > Appel pour les participants français (Chine)
L’ambassade de France en Chine, la délégation Wallonie-Bruxelles en Chine et les bureaux du Québec en Chine co-organisent avec l’Académie centrale des arts dramatiques de Pékin une résidence de jeunes talents autour de l’art des marionnettes dans le cadre du 25ème Mois de la francophonie en Chine. Les organisateurs pour la partie française sont à la recherche de deux étudiants ou jeunes professionnels du domaine des arts des marionnettes entre 18 et 30 ans. Date limite : 31 janvier 2020.
Launched in 2014 and co-financed by the European Commission, the Liveurope Platform enables concert venues to book more European bands and to collaborate internationally. The organisation is currently looking for a Communications Officer to join its coordination team at the internationally renowned venue Ancienne Belgique, one of the founding members of the initiative. Deadline: 4 February 2020.
Creative FLIP has announced the second round of its peer-to-peer exchange and mobility scheme for creative hubs. The call is open to creative hubs from all EU member states, Creative Europe countries, and ENP countries, with exchanges taking place within the period 16 March - 12 June 2020. Deadline: 1 February 2020.
Tinos Art Gathering invites participants from all disciplines in the arts and sciences to apply to the thematic series ‘Four (plus one) elements’, implemented through four distinct 15-day residency programmes (fire, water, air, earth) until the fall of 2020. Next deadline: 22 February 2020.
Santarcangelo dei Teatri is calling for proposals for the Artistic Direction of Santarcangelo Festival, a contemporary performing arts, and one of the most significant in the European world of theatre and dance. The Artistic Direction contract will be for three years, covering the 2021, 2022 and 2023 editions. Deadline: 10 February 2020.
The STARTS Prize awards the most pioneering collaborations and projects in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossing points of science/technology and the arts. There are two prizes, one for Artistic Exploration and one for Innovative Collaboration, open to work in all genres and disciplines, and open to applications from throughout the world. Winning projects will be presented at the Ars Electronica Festival in September 2020 in Linz, Austria. Deadline: 2 March 2020.
The City of Rouen are looking for a street artist from the CreArt network (born or resident in Valladolid – Spain; Genoa and Lecce – Italy; Clermont – Ferrand / France; Zagreb – Croatia; Kaunas –Lituania; Lublin and Katowice – Poland; Aveiro – Portugal; Skopje – North Macedonia) to come and work alongside a street artist from Rouen to produce a mural at the semi-abandoned suburban area of Les Contremoulins. Work will take place 1-15 June 2020, and the wall will be shown as part of the festival Rouen Impressionnée. Deadline: 27 January 2020.
Each year the Everyday Forms of Resistance programme offers residencies for six visual artists, using the medium of cultural exchange to reflect on the role of artistic practice and mobility in the specific circumstances of Ramallah and Palestine. Artists from Belgium, Finland, and Poland can apply for a three-month residency in Ramallah (June - August 2020). Palestinian artists can apply for three-month residencies in Warsaw (June - August 2020), Antwerp (July - September 2020) or Helsinki (September - November 2020). Deadline: 31 January 2020.
Art Residency | Albalad is a new residency programme in the vibrant, historical district of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Both research and production residencies are available, with residents invited to draw inspiration from a city with a deeply rooted, yet little explored, history. Residencies run from 11 May – 31 December 2020 in a series of six-week cycles. Applications are open to Saudi-based and international artists, curators, art writers, historians and critics. Deadline: 29 February 2020.