READ - Regional Network for Cultural Diversity's residency programme is aimed at writers, translators, playwrights, poets, illustrators, graphic novel artists and comic book writers. Eligible applicants will have published at least two books/works of their own or at least two translations, and must be residents of one of the following countries: North Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey, Albania or Kosovo. Young and emerging authors are welcomed as well as established and experienced ones. Residencies last up to a month and will take place from May – December 2021.
News / Kamel Lazaar Foundation / University of Applied Arts Vienna: Octopus Programme
The Octopus Programme is a guided research-based educational programme that encourages artistic research across sectors. The call for the next phase of the programme is open to all Diploma Students, Master’s and PhD students at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design Stockholm, as well as artists from or based in South Africa, Palestine and Tunisia. Applicants should have oral and written proficiency in English and be able to travel abroad twice between June 2021 and June 2022 (5 to 7 days).
News / Endangered Landscapes Artist Residencies and Arts Prize
The Endangered Landscapes Artist Residencies and Arts Prize will select eight artists, or collectives, to be in residence in eight endangered landscapes: Cairngorms Connect (Scotland, UK), Carpathian Mountains (Romania), Danube Delta, Gökova Bay to Cape Gelidonya (Turkey), Greater Côa Valley (Portugal), Iori River Valley (Georgia), Polesia (Belarus & Ukraine), Summit to Sea (Wales, UK). Applicants should have a demonstrable link to one of the countries of their chosen landscape and ideally a link to the landscape itself.
The Allianz Cultural Foundation is funding co-production scholarships at the Tarabya Kulturakademie for an initial period of three years starting in 2021. The scholarships are aimed at artists from Turkey who are working in tandem with partners from Germany. In this way, the Allianz Cultural Foundation aims to strengthen artistic freedom and exchange in Turkish-German cultural cooperation. The first scholarships will support stays in Istanbul between October 2021 and September 2022.