UNESCO with the support of the Korean Government will organise an 8-week-long course online starting from September 2021. Targeting early to mid-career professionals from governments and civil society organisations in the ASEAN region, the training covers various aspects of the creative economy with practical case studies and invited guest speakers. Deadline: 7 June 2021.
Accès Culture is a programme co-sponsored by the French Development Agency (FDA) and the Institut français aiming to finance and support cultural projects in Africa in order to foster social ties and strengthen collaboration between African and French cultural agents. The programme seeks to partner civil society organisations (CSOs) with locally or regionally operated cultural establishments (conservatories, public art schools, etc.) who will then present a joint proposal for a project responding to a local need. Deadline: 24 May 2021.
The International Society for the Performing Arts’ (ISPA) Netherlands Fellowship provides three-year access to ISPA’s extensive international network of arts professionals to three mid-career leaders from the Netherlands’ performing arts community and one mid-career leader from performing arts communities in Egypt, Morocco, Russia, Turkey, or South Africa. Among other benefits, Fellows are supported to attend ISPA's New York Congress. Deadline: 21 May 2021.
In order to support the vitality of screendance production, La Briqueterie - National Choreographic Development Center of Val-de-Marne in collaboration with l'Adami, have launched an international Screendance Production Residency to support the creation of a short film. Two projects will be selected - one French, one international. French artist(s) will be hosted in Freiburg, Germany at Theatre Freiburg. The international recipient(s) will be hosted at La Place de la Danse - National Choreographic Development Center in Toulouse, France. Deadline: 20 June 2021.
The project JaWo Music Residencies will invite 20 emerging musicians/authors connected to the European jazz / world music scene to take part in a programme of online training and exchange, as well as a physical residency in Benevento, Italy, from April 2021 - March 2022. Applicants must be residing in Europe and must belong to a disadvantaged group – as a migrant, having economic or social disadvantage, etc. Deadline: 20 May 2021.
Moving Classics: Sonic Flux > ‘Defrosting’ Commission for a Scotland-based Musician, Composer or Sound Artist (Norway)
The Defrosting project (part of Moving Classics: Sonic Flux) is an opportunity for a musician, composer or sound artist to create the audio for a 10-13 minute film during a residency in Svalbard, Norway in 2021. The piece will respond to themes of displacement and climate change. Applications are open to artists of any UK/EU/EEA nationality living and working in Scotland. Deadline: 21 May 2021.
The eighth edition of Dancing on the Edge Festival will take place in spring 2022, online and offline. The organisers are looking for contemporary dance and theatre performances as well as multimedia and performance installations / films / artworks / artistic research / podcasts and so on. Applicant artists/groups should identify as from, or in relation to, the Middle East and North Africa, and/or to the theme Rituals of Change. Deadline: 25 May 2021.
Biennale NOVA_XX 2021 > Appel à candidatures > FEMMES - ART - TECHNOLOGIE - SCIENCE #4.0 (Wallonie Bruxelles, France et Québec)
Cette troisième édition de la Biennale est une édition spéciale Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles – France et Québec et s’axe autour des enjeux liés à l’Intelligence artificielle et aux protocoles attestant de synergies entre recherches artistiques et scientifiques. En collaboration avec l’IRCAM, un tropisme dédié à la création musicale contemporaine féminine constitue également l’un des enjeux du NOVA_XX. Les candidatures émanent d’artistes ou d’autres praticiennes engagées dans une démarche de création incorporant et/ou interrogeant les nouveaux médias - les outils numériques, les sciences et favorisant l’hybridation entre disciplines. Tropisme 2021 : Intelligence artificielle. Date limite : 28 mai 2021.
The Immaterial Future Innovation Award invites technological start-ups and projects from anywhere in the world to apply with initiatives that leverage technology to address, directly or indirectly, a set of challenges around building new business models. Six selected finalists will be invited to the Immaterial Future Forum in Vienna in September 2021 to showcase their projects to potential partners and investors with a specific interest in culture and technology, with one then being selected for the Award. Deadline: 1 June 2021.
Connect South Africa will grant a funded residency to one artist from Switzerland and one artist from Southern, East or West Africa, with residency activities split between CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics in Geneva and the array of optical and radio astronomy observatories across rural and urban South Africa. Connect South Africa invites submissions from artists with a distinct interest in an interdisciplinary approach, and a keen engagement with scientific thinking and fundamental science. Deadline: 26 May 2021.
Allianz Kulturstiftung has launched a call for proposals with the aim of reaching parties using artistic and cultural means to create open spaces enabling critical discourse about Europe’s future, and also of supporting exchange and networking across borders. Proposals are accepted all year, with successful applications announced in December and July.
DigiTraining > Digital Training / Capacity Building for Organisations in the Heritage Sector (Online)
DigiTraining is a capacity building programme that will provide a large number of cultural heritage institutions with new digital skills and the management tools to deal with and benefit from them. The call is addressed to small or midsize museums, as well as other tangible or intangible heritage organisations with open facilities accessible to the public. Deadline: 31 May 2021.
The GMEA – National Center for Music Creation of Albi-Tarn welcomes musicians or ensembles for one-week residency sessions to permit creation, recording, or research. The centre supports all contemporary sound and experimental musical practices. Residencies can take place between January and December 2022. Deadline: 31 May 2021.
In the framework of the European project Who Cares?, Centro Huarte is offering an international residency programme for two or more artists, taking place from 1 September to 24 October 2021. Projects are encouraged to investigate care and affective practices in relation to the current moment we are living through. Applicants should have an EU passport or be based in an EU member state and preferably be fluent in the local languages (Spanish and/or Basque). Deadline: 27 May 2021.
The Odyssée programme is aimed at foreign artists, researchers and cultural professionals who aren't living in France and who want to develop projects within French cultural centres located at heritage sites. Periods of residency can last 1-6 months. Deadline: 29 May 2021.