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- News / Open Call for Resonances IV SciArt Summer School at the Joint Research Centre in Ispra (Italy)Artists across creative disciplines, countries, and at any stage of their career are invited to submit an application to participate in the Resonances IV Summer School at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy from 20-24 July 2022. As a melting pot of perspectives and disciplines, the Summer School will be a fertile ground for fermenting ideas on the theme of ‘NaturArchy: Towards a Natural Contract’.Closed
- News / European Commission Joint Research Centre: Resonances IV SciArt Summer School (Italy)Artists across creative disciplines, countries, and at any stage of their career are invited to submit an application to participate in the Resonances IV Summer School at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy from 20-24 June 2022. The programme is targeted at artists producing work in the rich lands between art and science, whose work engages diverse audiences, and who show strong interest in scientific inquiry.Closed
- News / European Commission: ‘Entering the EU – Online Visa Application Process and Digital Visa’ ConsultationThe European Commission is aiming to introduce a digital visa to replace the paper visa sticker currently used, and to enable those planning to travel to the EU to submit their visa application online. The Commission has opened a consultation to obtain the views of citizens and stakeholders on the envisaged initiative, with feedback given through a questionnaire.Closed
- News / Music Moves Europe Preparatory action 2020: Innovative support scheme for a sustainable music ecosystemTo implement the 2020 Preparatory action “Music Moves Europe: Boosting European music diversity and talent” (with a budget of €2.5 million) this call for proposals addresses the need to support the green, digital, just and resilient recovery and post-Covid-19-crisis development of the European music ecosystem to help it become more sustainable.Closed
- News / European Commission > Art and the Digital: Unleashing Creativity for European Water ManagementThe European Commission has opened a new call for proposals, ‘Art and the Digital: Unleashing Creativity for European Water Management’. It aims to unite the digital with the arts in order to promote a European policy vision on the future of water and to help raise societal awareness on water use. Artistic residencies in companies will help induce a change of mind-set and novel ideas regarding the preservation of water resources. Consortia will propose concrete ideas at the nexus of art, digital and water that will lead to a sustainable set of actions and a burgeoning community.Closed
- News / European Commission > Art and the Digital: Unleashing Creativity for European Industry, Regions and SocietyThe European Commission has launched a call for proposals that link existing and planned initiatives across Europe to develop synergies between the arts and digital technologies, boost uptake of the digital by local business, facilitate and enable sustainable urban development and social cohesion, and contribute to a humane dimension of technology.Closed
- News / European Commission > Pilot Project for the Safeguard and Promotion of Culture in the Outermost Regions and the Overseas Countries and TerritoriesThe European Commission has launched a new call for proposals for a pilot project focusing on safeguarding and promoting culture in ‘the Outermost regions and the Overseas Countries and Territories’, which include Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion Island and Saint-Martin (France), the Azores and Madeira (Portugal) and the Canary Islands (Spain).Closed
- Library / Artists Abroad: i-Portunus, The EU’s First Mobility Scheme for Culture Final ReportThe European Commission has published its report “Artists Abroad: i-Portunus the EU’s First Mobility Scheme for Culture”. This project, I Portunus, proved to be a success both in terms of the number of applicants and the feedback from participants. This mobility scheme will be incorporated into the new Creative Europe programme (2021-2027) with increased funding.Taking into consideration the reality of the restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak, a blended mobility experience may be appropriate and the exact modalities will be defined before the next call is launched.
- News / European Commission > Call for Proposals for Cultural Cooperation Between EU and LAS (League of Arab States) CountriesEurope and the Arab world share a complex, multi-faceted relationship going back centuries if not millennia. However, in particular since the beginning of the XXI century, the Euro-Arab relation has been tainted by increasing mistrust and suspicion. Recent political developments, from the wars in Syria or Libya and their repercussions on European soil to the wave of terrorist attacks perpetrated in the name of Islam, have obscured the richness of this cross-fertilisation and helped entrench a sense of otherness.Closed
- News / European Commission > Call for tender to support the cross-border circulation and digital distribution of performing arts worksThe Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the vulnerability of the performing arts sector as all hosting venues had to close down and most performances will only be able to resume after the summer break, under strict conditions. A new support scheme for the sector, focusing on theatre, dance, circus and street arts is therefore very timely. The new call aims to support the cross-border circulation and digital distribution of performing arts works. This will help the sector recover and regain its European dimension, which is a clear added value of the Creative Europe programme. Deadline: 31 July 2020.Closed
- Library / Cultural and Creative Cities MonitorThe Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor is a new tool to monitor and assess the performance of ‘Cultural and Creative Cities’ in Europe vis-à-vis their peers using both quantitative and qualitative data. The quantitative information is captured in 29 indicators relevant to nine dimensions reflecting three major facets of the cultural, social and economic vitality of cities: cultural vibrancy, creative economy and enabling environment.
- Library / Mapping the EU-China Cultural and Creative LandscapeThe mapping study has been produced in the context and with the support of the EU-China Policy Dialogues Support Facility (PDSF II), a project financed jointly by the European Union and the Government of the People’s Republic of China, implemented by a consortium led by Grontmij A/S.