- ACP-EU Programme: ‘Enhancing capacity for the sustainability of Cultural and Creative Industries in the Pacific’ Grant Scheme
The ACP-EU Programme (Pacific) Enhancing capacity for the sustainability of the cultural and creative industries Grant Scheme aims to increase the contribution of the cultural and creative sectors’ economic revenue, commercial engagement, and recognition in national economies. Applications are open to creatives, artists, cultural producers, local businesses, national culture and art agencies and institutions from the ACP Pacific region.
- WE-Hope and Digital Democracies: Call for Artists for Interactive Digital Animation (Online / UK)
WE-Hope and Digital Democracies have announced a call out for artists to use testimonials collected from survivors of conflict to create an interactive digital animation. The commissioned work will be shown in public outdoor space and premiered at Frequency Festival 2021 in Lincoln, UK.
- ShUM: Artist in Residence (Germany)
The organisation SchUM is leading the process to nominate the Jewish communities of Speyer, Worms and Mainz as a UNESCO World Heritage site. In connection with this, they are oﬀering up to three project fellowships for the realisation of an artistic project that addresses the history of the ShUM communities and their religious, cultural and architectural legacy. The residency will last for 4 to 6 weeks and is scheduled between October 2021 and February 2022 (start date in 2021).
- Moleskine Foundation: Creativity Pioneers Support Fund
To help cultural organisations overcome the current pandemic crisis and project their organisations towards the future, Moleskine Foundation has decided to establish a Creativity Pioneers Support Fund microgranting programme. The initiative is a one-time funding programme for the non-profit organisations that use creativity as a tool for social change, that are currently facing the impact of Covid-19 pandemic.
- Ukrainian Institute: Visualise Grants for Exhibition Projects Outside Ukraine
Visualise is a long-term programme by the Ukrainian Institute aimed at supporting exhibition projects outside of Ukraine. The programme provides opportunities of co-programming, co-financing and communications support to international exhibitions that contribute to promoting the art of Ukraine globally and establishing institutional partnerships. The start of proposed projects should be scheduled no earlier than 1 April 2022.
- CreArt: Call for Interventions for Ephemera Phestival (Spain)
Ephemera Phestival will take place 17-26 September 2021 with different ephemeral artistic interventions appearing in the public space of Valladolid. Projects can be presented individually or collectively. Applications are open to artists from Valladolid or cities of the CreArt network: Genoa and Lecce – IT; Liverpool – UK; Clermont - Ferrand and Rouen – FR; Member of HDLU, Zagreb – HR; Kaunas – LT; Lublin and Katowice – PL; Aveiro – PT; Skopje – MK.
- CreArt: Dual Exhibition in Katowice, ‘Weightlessness’ (Poland)
Katowice, within the European project CreArt, is opening a new call for artistic works interpreting the theme of an exhibition on ‘Weightlessness’, taking place from 23 July to 12 September 2021. Applications are open only to artists born or residing in other cities participating in the CreArt project: Aveiro (PT), Clermont – Ferrand (FR), Genoa (IT) for artists under 35, Kaunas (LT), Liverpool (UK), Lublin (PL), Rouen (FR), Skopje (MK), Valladolid (ES), Zagreb (HR).
- Pro Helvetia: ‘On the Road Again’ Call for Arabic-Swiss Collaborations
Pro Helvetia Cairo invites art and cultural organisations, collectives, spaces and festivals active in the Arab region to collaborate on developing new projects with Swiss counterparts and artists, in all art disciplines (except cinema).
- MedeArts: International Exchange in Theatre for Young Audiences (Jordan)
MedeArts and ASSITEJ Denmark are calling for participants to an exchange programme in the field of performing arts for children and young people. The exchange will include a 10-day residency in Irbid, Jordan and two preparatory meetings online. It is also the intention that the participants will visit Aprilfestival 2022 in Denmark, but this is still to be financed and confirmed.
- Youthful Cities: Digital Storytelling Lab for Artists in Coventry and Nairobi (Online)
Artists aged 18-25 years resident in Coventry (UK) or Nairobi (Kenya) are invited to apply for a Digital Storytelling Lab programme. Running over 10 months, from July 2021 - March 2022, the Lab will take 12 selected artists through a collaborative process that is part cultural exchange, part digital storytelling lab and part commissioning programme.
- Making Tracks Music Exchange Programme (UK / Online)
Making Tracks is an environmentally-focused international music exchange programme, based around an annual UK residency and tour. They bring together exceptional artists to showcase diverse music, initiate new collaborations and explore strategies for music-based environmental engagement. Due to uncertainties around COVID-19, in 2021 Making Tracks is only open to applicants based in the UK and other European countries.
- EMX: Call for Hosts for International Delegation Tour
The International Delegation Tour (or IDT) call is part of a project, funded by the European Commission, called EMX. The EMX project’s aim is to test new strategies to develop and promote the export of European Music, and is seeking applications from a consortium of music-related organisations from at least two different EU countries, which will organise – with their advice and financial support – a week-long event in the first half of 2022.