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.
Check the events On the Move will take part in – as an aniser, contributor, facilitator, evaluator etc. – in this most updated list of events.
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.
Mobility First! is a travel grant of the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) which aims to enable cultural professionals in Asia and Europe to participate in activities that would benefit their professional development and encourage their positive contributions to society. The scheme is open to individuals travelling from Asia to Europe, or Europe to Asia, within ASEM countries. Deadline: ongoing.
The European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) of Toronto is hiring a consultant to launch a European photographer in residence programme in Toronto. Work takes place February-May 2020. Non-Canadian applicants must have a valid Canadian Visa and Work Permit. Deadline: 14 February 2020.
The Situation of Circus in Europe presents a study on the circus sector in the European Union. The study is intended to be a legacy of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 and follows up on the first inventory study on the sector commissioned by the European Parliament in 2003. The study focuses on collecting, creating and presenting quantitative and qualitative information to report on the current situation of the sector in the European Union. Based on descriptive analyses, an analysis is provided and recommendations have been developed related to the socio-economic profile of the sector, the educational situation of children whose parents work in the sector, its innovative potential, and the (potential) usage and improvements of EU-funding provisions for the sector.
Forecast offers artists and creative thinkers from anywhere in the world the chance to work with accomplished mentors toward bringing their projects to fruition. Open to all disciplines and genres, the scheme will see 18 applicants selected to present their ideas in Berlin during the Forecast Forum, 13-19 July 2020. 6 will then be selected to present at Forecast Festival, 9-10 April 2021. Deadline: 1 March 2020.
Digital Arabia Network are looking for NGOs, Startups, Entrepreneurs, Intrapreneurs, Social Change Makers, Social Enterprises, and Researchers that have working and operating tech-enabled solutions to challenges related to the following themes: Arts & Culture, Business & the Future of Work, Civic Participation, Online Media & Journalism, Gender Equality & Inclusion, EdTech, HealthTech, and AgriTech. Selected projects will win a fully-funded trip to Berlin, Germany to attend DAN's Conference. Deadline: 7 February 2020.
Emergence > Call for Participation in Workshops / Think Tanks ‘Building Memory Within a City of Rifts: Facing Political Collaborationism’ (Ukraine)
As part of the three-year project ‘EMERGENCE. From shared experience to new creativity. Living Heritage/Reframing Memory’, emerging and/or mid-career artists, curators, performers, and researchers are invited to apply and join workshops and think-tank meetings in Kyiv, Ukraine. Activities take place 13-19 April and 25-31 May 2020. Eligible countries: EU countries, Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Geia, Iceland, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Norway, Republic of Serbia, Ukraine. Deadline: 15 February 2020.
The Mondriaan Fund has issued an open call for visual artists who have come to the Netherlands as a refugee. Successful applicants will receive a grant that can be used for everything involving the development and presentation of new work, as well as mentoring over a 12 month period. Deadline: 2 March 2020.
ACP-EU Culture > ‘Support for Cultural and Creative Sectors in ACP Countries’ – Call for Partner anisations
Aiming to promote the socio-economic development of ACP countries by boosting the cultural and creative sector as a whole, ACP-EU is looking to select partner anisations at international, regional or national levels who will help them to administer their grant programme. Partners will deliver one of six 'lots': Western Africa, Eastern Africa, Central Africa, Southern Africa, Caribbean, and Pacific. Deadline: 20 March 2020.
The 4th edition of the International Award UCLG – Mexico City – Culture 21 will recognise good practices from cities and local and regional governments in the field of culture and sustainable development, as well as individuals who have made substantial contributions to the recognition of how cultural aspects are important for sustainable development. Calls and nominations are open to direct or indirect UCLG members. Deadline: 18 March 2020.