On the Move Newsletter – November 2014

More news will be shared next month regarding the future development of On the Move. However we can already inform you that, thanks to the support of the French Embassy in the USA, On the Move will be represented at the Cultural Mobility Symposium in New York on 7 January 2015which is coordinated and hosted by the Martin E. Segal Theatre Centre in cooperation with Theatre Without Borders. This free and open symposium, also supported by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism-Korea and Korea Arts Management Service, will not only be the occasion to launch the first US Cultural Mobility Funding Guide but also a great opportunity to discuss key issues related to cultural mobility in a global perspective.

As for every month, we invite you to check OTM current and most updated news and opportunities, all with travels at least partially funded.

Beyond OTM facebook and twitter pages, do not forget to check ourFunding pages, particularly forEurope (with 29 cultural mobility funding guides) and the Arab World (focus on 13 Arab countries).

On the Move’s own news

Cultural Mobility: Symposium + International Funding Guide (New York, USA)

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center is creating, in collaboration with On The Move and the U.S.-based grass-roots international network Theatre Without Borders, a free and user-friendly guide to funding for international exchange for artists traveling from and to the USA. Register for free as soon as possible for the 7 January 2015 launching event and symposium in New York!

Engage in policy

Status of the Artist: the review of UNESCO recommendation needs your inputs!

UNESCO is undertaking an important review of the implementation of the UNESCO 1980 Recommendation concerning the Status of the Artist, through a survey that will feed a report to be presented to the UNESCO General Conference in 2015. UNESCO Member States, Non-Governmental Organizations and other civil society organizations are invited to fill in this survey by 15 January 2015.

Raise funding

CEC-ArtLinks: Independent Projects Awards 2015 for Artists & Arts Managers from Eligible Countries

Project grants enable artists and arts managers from eligible countries (Eastern/Central Europe, Middle East etc.) to carry out self-directed projects in the US. Applicants must have a letter of invitation from a non-profit organization or individual in the US to apply. Deadline: 3 December.

Festival Belluard Bollwerk International & Migros Culture Percentage (Switzerland) > Call for projects "Fortress Europe"

Applications can be sent in by artists or practitioners from other fields working interdisciplinary; from Fribourg or the rest of the world; individuals or groups; with performative or installative projects or interventions connected to the thematic. Deadline: 15 December.

British Council: ELEVATE Startwell™ Challenge > Open call for applications (UK and East Asia)

The ELEVATE StartWell™ Challenge, presented by the British Council in partnership with the Lien Foundation, is focused on developing innovative new concepts to improve early childhood (0-8 years) play. Deadline: 5 January 2015.

COAL Prize 2015: Art and Environment

This sixth edition of the COAL Prize Art and Environment is part of ArtCOP21: an exceptional cultural festival initiated by COAL and its UK partner Cape Farewell, that will take place in France during COP21 (International Conference on Climate Change). Deadline: 30 January 2015.

For more funding opportunities (in particular in Europe, Africa, Asia, the USA), please click here.

React to a call

ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival (Finland)

ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival is an international contemporary arts festival presenting site-specific works made for public space
. ANTI Festival presents live, sonic, visual and text-based art from today’s most exciting and innovative artists in the Finnish town of Kuopio. Deadline for applications: 16 December.

The Public Domain: Season 2 > Open call by the Delfina Foundation (UK)

Over the last 25 years, the World Wide Web has expanded our concept of the public sphere from the physical to the virtual. For the second chapter of its recurring programme The Public Domain, Delfina Foundation is interested in exploring the collapse between these two realms through the use of technology. Deadline for applications: 18 December.

La Bécquée: European Contemporary Dance Festival > Call for applications

Check the conditions carefully but basically minimum payment are possible as well as travel cost and possibilities of residencies. Deadline: 31 December.

Cultural Fellowships in Russia

The Likhachev Foundation will accept applications from professionals in the field of culture and history or arts from foreign countries who are currently working on creative projects related to Russian culture or history. Command of the Russian language is very helpful but not required. Deadline: 1 February 2015.

For more calls (on photography, art and environmental issues, dance, theatre, art history and criticism etc.), please click here.

Get training

Swedish Institute: Young Leaders Visitors Programme

The Swedish Institute’s Young Leaders Visitors Programme (YLVP) is an intercultural leadership programme that aims to lay a foundation for dialogue and knowledge sharing among young leaders from the Middle East, North Africa and Sweden. Deadline: 12 December.

21st European Baroque Academy > Call for young musicians

The 21st European Baroque Academy will be placed under the artistic and pedagogical direction of Enrico Onofri. Renowned violinist and conductor, Enrico Onofri is also recognised throughout Europe for his teaching skills. He has imagined a summer program revolving around 3 violin concertos that enhance this instrument's virtuosity. Deadline for young musicians: 15 December.

European Diploma in Cultural Project Management 2015/2016

The European Diploma in Cultural Project Management, coordinated by the Marcel Hicter Foundation, is a pan-European training programme arising from the will to foster cultural diversity as well as trans-regional and transnational cultural exchanges. Deadline: 15 January 2015.

For more training (in Asia, France etc.), please click here.

Discover a residency

PACT Zollverein (Germany) > Call for residents

Open to professional artists who work in the areas of dance, performance, media arts or music and closely linked to PACT’s two other core strands of activity in presenting work and facilitating research and development, the programme is a key element in PACT Zollverein’s profile as an Artists’ House supporting lively exchange between practice and theory. Deadline: 4 December.

Centre international d’art et du paysage, Vassivière island, Limousin Region (France) > Residencies

The residencies are open to three artists and/or researchers applying separately or as a group to submit a research and creation project linked to the landscape of Vassivière and/or its history in various domains including visual arts, writing, philosophy, architecture, choreography etc. Deadline: 8 December.

MEMBRANA – Residency For Artistic Interface Criticism at Hangar (Barcelona, Spain)

The programme aims to provide support to a visual artist interested in developing an artwork based on the concept of interface. The artist will develop his/her project during a six weeks residency at Hangar (Barcelona). He/she will also be invited to participate in the on-going investigation of the PIPES_BCN research group which involves the drafting of a Critical Interface Manifesto. Deadline: 10 January 2015

Camargo Foundation (Cassis, France) > Core Fellowship Program For Fall 2015 and Spring 2016

Located in a smal
l town of the South of France, facing the Mediterranean Sea, the Foundation offers an exceptional environment to think, reflect, and create. The residency experience is enhanced by the quiet campus and the surrounding natural beauty of Cap Canaille and the Calanques national park. Deadline: 13 January 2015.

For more residencies (in Québec, United Kingdom, Russia, Germany, France, Japan etc.), please click here.

Meet others

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a cross-border exchange programme which gives new or aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to learn from experienced entrepreneurs running small businesses in other Participating Countries. Apply now!

For more meeting opportunities, please click here.

Collaborate with

89plus Project > Open call

89plus is calling for artists, writers, architects, filmmakers, musicians, designers, scientists and technologists. Please submit as soon as possible to be considered for the various upcoming events and projects.

For more collaboration opportunities, please click here.

Look for a job

The Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts, University of Gothenburg, Sweden> Five Artistic Professors needed!

The three Academies of artistic practice at the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts – the Academy of Music and Drama, the Valand Academy and the HDK-School of Design and Crafts – are recruiting five new professors to further develop their unique artistic research environments. Deadline: 8 December.

For more job opportunities, please click here.


The Guide to international artist residencies in Luxembourg

The Agence luxembourgeoise d’action culturelle a.s.b.l. (Agence culturelle) is publishing the first edition of the « Guide to international artist residencies in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg » in close cooperation with institutions hosting residency programs. Check it out soon!

Creative Carbon Scotland: Creating and Updating a Travel Policy

Creating and maintaining an up-to-date travel policy can help your organisation reduce its carbon footprint, and embed sustainability within the core behaviour of your business. Check the travel policy by Creative Carbon Scotland for inspiration!