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  • Open call graphic for S+T+ARTS4Water, featuring picture of some agitated ocean water.
    News / S+T+ARTS4Water: Open Call for Ten Thematic Residencies on Technology and Water

    STARTS4Water Consortium invites artists to apply for one of the ten residencies that are being launched by its European partners. This call is looking for artists to contribute to the sustainable management of water in a variety of ways through experimental use of and/or critical reflection on digital technologies.

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    News / Designregio Kortrijk: Open Call for Designers in Residence (Belgium)

    Designregio Kortrijk is looking for 3 highly motivated and recently graduated designer-makers or creative artists to join in a regional residency programme in Kortrijk, Belgium. The Designers in Residence Kortrijk program is a 3-month full time working residency from October 2021 to January 2022.

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    News / HALAQAT: Residency for Emerging Musicians Working in Jazz and Electronic Music (Belgium)

    The Goethe-Institut and Bozar together with Werkplaats Walter in Belgium and the Amman Jazz Festival in Jordan are starting a music residency programme in 2021/2022 and are looking for six motivated emerging professional musicians from both the Arab World and Europe to meet, exchange ideas and perform in Brussels (Belgium) from 29 November to 5 December 2021. The open call for this first residency focuses on jazz and electronic music.

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    News / Open Call for Caravan Residency Programme: Thinking with Alexandria (Italy, Egypt, France, Greece, Cyprus, Belgium, Italy)

    The Caravan Residency Programme is a year-long multi-city residency that invites artists, cultural practitioners, and activists to articulate and configure new modes of relating to and understanding urban, infrastructural, and social processes and formations. Residency activities take place from October 2021 – July 2022. Applications are open to emerging to mid-career artists in any discipline who reside in EU and a number of neighbouring countries.

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    News / Call for Entries for NTAA – New Technological Art Award (Belgium)

    The New Technological Art Award (NTAA) tries to fill in a gap in the mainstream art world by paying attention to the technological developments that drive our global culture. This international competition is open to all age groups and to all nationalities. Artists can present their candidacy for one art work less than two years old at the time of its submission, but which may already have been exhibited. Selected works will be shown 5 February – 13 March 2022 at the Liedts-Meesen Foundation in Ghent.

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    News / Open Call for Artists and Scholars for Residency on Legacy of Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish (France, Palestine, Belgium)

    Mahmoud Darwish Chair, Bozar, A. M. Qattan Foundation, Camargo Foundation and Mucem join forces for an open call honouring the legacy of the Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish. Selected applicants will undertake a 4-week residency in one of three locations – Camargo / Mucem in France, A. M. Qattan Foundation in Palestine, and Bozar / Darwish Chair in Belgium – from July 2021 to July 2022. Applications are welcome from all countries and nationalities that compose the MENA Region and its Diaspora.

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    News / STARTS / KIKK: Residency at the Astronomical Observatory of UNamur (Belgium)

    The STARTS Horizon 2020 research & innovation programme in collaboration with the association KIKK, which promotes digital and creative cultures at the crossroads of art, culture, science and technology, are launching an Art & Science residency programme at the UNamur (University of Namur) Astronomical Observatory in Belgium. Two artists and/or collectives will be hosted from 7 June – 10 July 2021. The programme is aimed at artists with an interest in a transdisciplinary approach and an attraction for science and fundamental research.

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    News / Théâtre de Liège: NEW STAGES Call for Prototypes / Appel à prototypes (Belgium)

    Orientés arts de la scène, audiovisuels et performatifs, les concepts devront reposer sur l’idée d’expériences à créer et à vivre à distance autour de trois thématiques principales : « l’objet qui parle : vers un Internet des émotions » ; « F(r)ictions vs Frictionless : Arts, Sciences et Technologies » ; « Design Spéculatif : Futurs probables / Futurs désirables ». / Focused on performing and audio-visual arts, these concepts should be based on the idea of experiences to be created and lived remotely around three main topics: “the talking object: towards an Internet of emotions”; “F(r)ictions vs. Frictionless: Arts, Sciences and Technologies”; “Speculative Design: Probable futures / Desirable futures”.

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  • News / Summer Sessions Art and Technology Residencies (Netherlands, Austria, Russia, Spain, Italy, China, South Korea, Croatia, Belgium)

    The Summer Sessions are short-term international art and technology residencies for emerging artists and designers. Artists and designers working with art and technology are eligible to apply if they are under the age of 35 and/or have graduated within the past five years, and live in a country where there is a Summer Sessions sponsoring partner (Netherlands, Taiwan, Spain, Austria, Russia, China, South Korea, Croatia and Belgium). Each Summer Sessions residency lasts approximately eight weeks and takes place between July and September.

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  • News / Cultural Relations Platform: Project officer (Belgium)

    The Cultural Relations Platform is looking for a part-time Project Officer (male/female/diverse) in freelance position from April 2021. The Project Officer will participate in the coordination and implementation of the CRP’s activities in consultation with the Team Leader of the project and its team.

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    News / Kunstenfestival Watou: ‘Patchwork’ Research Project Open Call (Belgium)

    Belgium's Watou Arts Festival will celebrate its 40th edition in the summer of 2021. The research project ‘Patchwork’ runs in parallel with the event, and its organisers are calling for professional artists and final year bachelor or master arts students (any discipline) to join a collective research process (either 20-25 July 2021 or 17-22 August 2021). Following the research, selected participants will receive a grant to realise a project for the 2022 festival. Individuals or collectives (maximum 4 people) from any country can apply.

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  • News / A-Place: Video Production Open Call 2021

    As a member of the international collaboration A-Place, LOOP (a platform dedicated to the study and promotion of the moving image) will commission a video production to investigate the process of creating a sense of place in one of the six cities participating in the project (Barcelona, Bologna, Brussels, Lisbon, Ljubljana and Nicosia). Multidisciplinary artists who are legal residents in the European Union can apply.

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  • News / Goethe-Institut: Project Manager for the EU-funded project i-Portunus II (Belgium)

    i-Portunus is a project selected and funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. It supports short-term mobility of artists and culture professionals. After the successful implementation of iPortunus I, the Goethe-Institut and its consortium have been selected for a follow-up project for which they are seeking a project manager. The position is based in Brussels, 38 hours per week.

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    News / Goethe-Institut / BOZAR: Research Residency Programme Between Iran and Europe (Belgium / Iran)

    The Goethe-Institut and BOZAR are organising an artistic research residency programme between Iran and Europe. There are currently open calls for two residencies, both aimed at artists from Europe and Iran. One focuses on classical Iranian poetry and the other on Iranian music heritage. Participants will undertake a mix of in-person and digital activities between June and December 2021.

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  • News / Goethe-Institut: Project Officer needed for the EU-funded project Cultural Relations Platform (Belgium)

    The Cultural Relations Platform is an EU funded Platform, set up with the overall objective to foster increased role for culture in EU’s external relations through engagement with cultural operators worldwide for better knowledge and understanding of EU's principles and policies. The Goethe-Institut Brussels recruits a Project Officer (male/female/diverse) for this platform.

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