Check the events On the Move will take part in – as an aniser, contributor, facilitator, evaluator etc. – in this most updated list of events.
Mobility Information Points (MIP) are information centres and/or websites in several European countries, and one in the USA, who aim to tackle administrative challenges that artists and cultural professionals can face when working across borders. Relevant issues can be around visas, social security, taxation, customs etc. Know more about them and other resources to ease your mobility.
A UK charity founded in 1987, Barakat Trust operates for educational and heritage purposes focusing on the heritage of the Islamic world. They provide scholarships and grants for study and research projects, as well as supporting conservation and documentation work, travel for research and education, and training programmes. The Trust has a number of open grants for scholars. Deadline: 31 March 2020.
Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu > Fellowship Programme for Young Artists and Researchers (Japan)
The Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu, a world centre for study and research in contemporary art based in southwest Japan, operates a Fellowship Programme for young artists and researchers (up to the age of 40) working in art, curatorial work, design or architecture. The Fellowship Programme for 2020/21 runs from September 2020 to the end of March 2021. Deadline: 27 March 2020.
Held at the Lucy Hotel in Kavala, Greece, the Lucy Art Residency is a residency and commission programme for visual artists working with photography. An artist based in Europe or the Mediterranean whose main practice is focused on photography will be invited to spend two weeks in late May / early June 2020 in Kavala, Greece. Deadline: 13 February 2020.
apexart have launched an open call for artists, curators, and other professionals who want to turn their idea into an exhibition at their gallery in New York. Proposals are invited from anywhere in the world, except for New York City itself. Winning proposals will become part of apexart’s 2020-21 Exhibition Season and receive production funding and significant production support. There is no set theme, but the exhibition can't be a solo exhibition or 'artist project'. Deadline: 1 March 2020.
The Indonesian Arts and Culture Scholarship (IACS) programme lasts for three months, running 2 May – 15 August 2020. During the programme, awardees will be divided into six groups placed at different art centres located in six provinces: Bali, West Sumatra, East Kalimantan, East Java, South Sulawesi, and Yogyakarta. Candidates should be between the ages of 21 to 27 years old. Deadline: 14 February 2020.
Biofriction is a Creative Europe project realised in collaboration with Hangar (ES), Cultivamos Cultura (PT), Kersnikova Institute (SI) and the Bioart Society (FI), committed to supporting bioart and biohacking practices. The anisers are looking for projects in the field of experimentation with biomaterials and living systems, with a special emphasis on transhack feminism as an approach (or method multiplier) to repoliticize feminism through (bio)practice. It is aimed at researchers, artists, developers, hackers and members of collectives of all ages (over 18 years old) and nationalities working in the field of bioexperimentation. Deadline: 29 January 2020.
MGLC Švicarija / Igor Zabel Association for Culture and Theory > Critic in Residence Programme 2020 (Slovenia)
MGLC Švicarija and the Igor Zabel Association for Culture and Theory’s Critic in Residence programme aims to host an art critic or cultural journalist who is active in writing and publishing reviews and/or other forms of art writing in the international context, and who is interested in the local art scene of Ljubljana, Slovenia. The residency lasts one month, running 1–31 October 2020. Deadline: 17 February 2020.
Digital Lab Africa, a platform for creative innovation in Africa, has launched a call for projects that targets artists, producers, designers, start-ups, and students in the media and creative industries. This call is open to anyone from Sub-Saharan Africa having an innovative project falling into one or more of five categories: digital art, immersive realities, video games, animation, and music. Selected applicants receive tailored mentorship/training, as well as residency time and travel support. Deadline: 1 March 2020.
International Literary Residency in Ulyanovsk for writers and artists from the UNESCO Cities of Literature Network (Russia)
Ulyanovsk UNESCO City of Literature has announced an open call for their International Literary Residency for writers and artists from the UNESCO Literary Cities Network. The residency lasts one month, running 1-30 September 2020, and invites applications from writers, poets, translators, playwrights, screenwriters, etc., as well as artists of all genres (illustrators, film directors, film makers, visualisation artists, photographers, etc.) who are implementing literary projects. Applicants must come from one of the UNESCO Cities of Literature. Deadline: 30 April 2020.
RUCKA / MoKS / Film på Gotland / Bergmanscenter > Open call for Female Filmmakers Network (Sweden, Estonia, Latvia)
The Female Filmmaker Network aims to bring together female filmmakers – directors, producers, cinematographers, sound recordists, editors and others – from Estonia, Latvia and Sweden. The Network has launched an open call for filmmakers from these three countries to attend three workshops: in Cesis, Latvia, 31 May - 3 June; in Mooste, Estonia, 19-22 July 2020; and in Gotland, Sweden, 27-30 September 2020. Alongside exploring relevant issues, these workshops hope to foster future collaborative projects. Deadline: 14 February 2020.
ADAM > Artist Lab 2020 Open Call, ‘On Site: Rehearsing Concurrence and Its (Im)Possibilities’ (Taiwan)
A key project of Taipei Performing Arts Center, ADAM (Asia Discovers Asia Meeting for Contemporary Performance) works to build a network and platform for cross-culture cooperation and interdisciplinary work. The 2020 Artist Lab, open to artists of all disciplines and nationalities, will take place 19 July - 17 August 2020. The title is ‘On Site: Rehearsing Concurrence and Its (Im)Possibilities’, with artists invited to rethink site as 'a method to create, as a situation to rehearse, and as a concurrent embodiment to inhabit among others'. Deadline: 9 March 2020.
The École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS) and Camargo Foundation are opening a new residency programme bringing together artists, of all disciplines, with scholars from the social sciences. Residencies take place at the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France and last four weeks. Residency dates are available between June 2020 and May 2021. Deadline: 19 March 2020.
The Arts & Disability Forum (ADF) 2020 is a professional forum that will be held in Singapore on 19 & 20 March 2020. The anisers are looking to support 10 participants from Asian countries with travel grants to attend the event. Applicants should have prior experience working with the disabled community using the arts, demonstrating a strong interest in arts-based projects aimed at creating social impact. Deadline: 2 February 2020.