On the Move with the support of Institut français > Guide to mobility funding in the digital arts – Global with a focus on Europe
On the Move, with the support of the Institut français, is bringing online this first guide to funding opportunities for the international mobility of digital artists and cultural professionals – Global with a focus on Europe. The guide, researched by Marie Fol, is composed of the following chapters: Funding; Projects and Networks; Festivals, Biennales, Recurring events; Residencies and fellowships; Awards and Annexes.
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. The webpage is updated with coronavirus's related information.
All sectors are affected by the coronavirus pandemia but we are very much aware that the alternative and independent art scene is / will be particularly under pressure. This list of resources, done in partnership with Circostrada, is updated on a daily basis since 14 March 2020. This list is by no means comprehensive and can be easily enriched thanks to your feedback and proposal to include new resources. Feel free to email us any initiative related to one of the sub-topics at mobility(at).
ACCR – a network of cultural heritage sites – has launched a call for its Nora residency programme, aimed at artists, researchers and culture professionals, from the Near and Middle East and from Africa, who have recently received refugee status in France. Priority will be given to refugees from: Syria, Iraq, Libya, South Sudan, Eritrea and Yemen. In applying, residents select a cultural centre that matches their residency project. Deadline: 12 March 2021.
Bagri Foundation is seeking three new commissions by worldwide-based artists from Asia and the diaspora to premiere online in Summer 2021. The work might be narrated, typographic, filmed, collaged, hand-drawn, stop motion, Claymation, augmented photography or digitally created, etc. Proposals are welcome from individuals or existing collectives with a history of making work together. Deadline: 15 February 2021.
The British Council are looking to commission six artists to illustrate a text about their DICE (Developing Inclusive and Creative Communities) programme. They intend to select one artist from each of the following countries to undertake the commission: Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan, South Africa and the UK. Artists can be working in illustration, painting, graphic design, animation, poetry, graphic novel, comic strips, etc. Deadline: 25 January 2021.
IETM – International network for contemporary performing arts is a network of over 450 performing arts anisations and individual members working in the contemporary performing arts worldwide. To support their communication and membership activities, IETM are looking for a junior professional to join their team as a part-time (30 hours/week) Communication and Membership Assistant in Brussels, Belgium, starting from 15 February 2021. Deadline: 29 January 2021.
The DISCE P2P Recovery Programme is designed to engage stakeholders within Cultural and Creative Industries in Cyprus, Greece, Italy and Spain with developing sustainable and inclusive creative economies in the EU. PRP will initially offer consultancy and matchmaking to participants, with opportunities to come together later in 2021 for an online event and a co-creation lab in Nicosia, Cyprus. Deadline (extended): 30 January 2021.
Footprints is a new collaborative project that aims at reforming the music sector and introducing the values of social, economic and environmental responsibility to its activities. The project is currently calling for applications from music agents living in Poland, Austria, Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia or France. Selected agents will take place in Spring Campus workshops and meetings at Periscope in France 12 - 18 April 2021; participate in the INTL Jazz Platform in Lodz 16-22 July 2021; and tour with a Footprints artist and their band (for around 10 concerts during the period between June 2021 and April 2022). Deadline: 26 February 2021.
Based in Arnhem in the Netherlands, State of Fashion is globally recognised as a pioneering platform that explores an urgently needed radical change in fashion. In the run-up to its next biennial in 2022, it is seeking curators (working individually or as part of a collective) to engage on a project basis from April 2021 until the end of the biennial in June/July 2022. Deadline: 24 January 2021.
The École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS) and Camargo Foundation's residency programme brings 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 April 2021 and April 2022. Deadline: 14 February 2021.
Goethe-Institut London is currently seeking a curatorial duo for a paid, freelance contract to establish and manage PopUp Goethe Iceland, with a project period extending from March 2021 to September 2022. It is expected that one member of the duo is based in Iceland and the other one in Germany. Deadline: 31 January 2021.
Contour Biennale is a biennale for contemporary art in Mechelen (Belgium). The anisers of the event, kunstencentrum nona, are seeking a curator to help deliver Contour Biennale 10, which will be presented in Mechelen during the autumn of 2023. Inclusivity, fair practice and ecological awareness are values that kunstencentrum nona holds in high esteem. Deadline: 28 February 2021.
Tanssin Aika festival in Jyväskylä, Finland will take place 22-25 September 2021. It invites choreographers and dance artists to propose pieces for two calls: first, a call for an existing work that can be made with local 17-20 year olds; second, a call for indoor and outdoor performances to present at the festival. Deadline: 31 January 2021.
Radio Art Residency Weimar is an international fellowship programme for artistic practice on the radio. The programme offers a three-month residency twice a year in Weimar for artists from non-German speaking countries working in the field of acoustic and time-based arts (radio, performance and sound artists). The first residency will take place from 1 April to 30 June 2021. Deadline: 31 January 2021.