On the Move newsletter – October 2014


On the Move is still actively working, together with its Board, membersand partners, on its new development strategy and will hopefully by the end of this year bring you positive news about OTM future plans.

Meanwhile some partnerships and activities have been confirmed: On the Move will be present in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, via its member FACE-Fresh Arts Coalition Europe,  during the Borak Art Series on 22-23 November 2014.On 7 January 2015OTM will attend the launch of the US Cultural Mobility Funding Guide in New York. This new cultural mobility funding guide is being prepared in partnership with the Martin E. Segal Theatre Centre and OTM member Theatre Without Borders. This event also receives the support of the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism of the Republic of Korea and Korea Arts Management Service.

Keep sharing your news and opportunities, as well as ideas and suggestions on how to further nurture On the Move, as a unique cultural mobility information network! (atmobility(at)on-the-move.org)

Here’s a short selection of OTM’s latest cultural mobility opportunities – and you can follow us for further updates on facebook and twitter!

On the Move’s news

Mobility and funding: BORAK ARTS SERIES 2014: Conference for Creative Practitioners and Business Leaders (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

By capitalizing on the knowledge and experience, which exist among organizations and individuals supporting mobility, the Borak Arts Series 2014 aims to promote accessibility of information, tools and ideas on how to bring their works or discussions forward, encourage cultural mobility and create alliances that would assist in building a conducive performing arts ecosystem. On the Move will be represented by its member-organisation, FACE (Fresh Arts Coalition Europe), through the support of the French Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center is creating, in collaboration with the European cultural mobility information network 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 launch on 7 January 2015.

Raise funding

apexart's Unsolicited Proposal Program > call for exhibition project (New York)

apexart's Unsolicited Proposal Program is an opportunity for anyone, from anywhere, to submit a proposal for an idea-based exhibition at apexart. Deadline: 1 November.

Marc de Montalembert Prize 2015

The Marc de Montalembert Foundation and the French Institut national d’histoire de l’art (INHA) have formed a partnership to sponsor the Marc de Montalembert Prize of 8,000 euros. The grant will be awarded to support a research project whose outcome must constitute an original contribution to the knowledge of the arts of the Mediterranean world. The Foundation will also offer the grant holder the possibility of a residenceship at its headquarters in Rhodes, Greece. Deadline: 30 November.

Center Stage Korea 2015 Focus > Call for proposals

Center Stage Korea (CSK), operated by Korea Arts Management Service (KAMS), is an international market development grant program whose mission is to support and promote the presentation of Korean performing arts on the international stage. Deadline: 30 November.

For more funding opportunities, please click here.

React to a call

Autopistes: Circus dissemination > Call for European and American venues and festivals< /p>

Autopistes is a project that aims to strengthen and build European and Northern American touring networks for circus performances. Autopistes wants to build collaborations with performing art professionals in order to organise touring networks and to contribute to a better flow of artistic work. Deadline: 31 October.

Artistic research grant award, Contemporary Stage Writing and Transmedia (Belfort & Montbéliard, France)

Launched by L-EST/European Performing Arts and Transmedia Lab Pilot Scheme in 2013, the call for artistic research grants enabled three European artistic teams to explore and experiment with various forms of contemporary performing arts and transmedia writing. Deadline: 16 November.

Index on Censorship: Freedom of Expression Awards

The Index Freedom of Expression Awards recognise those individuals and groups making the greatest impact in tackling censorship worldwide. Established 15 years ago, the awards shine a light on work being undertaken in defence of free expression globally. All too often these stories go unnoticed or are ignored by the mainstream press. Each year, the awards call attention to some of the bravest journalists, writers, artists and human rights defenders in the world. Deadline: 20 November.

For more calls, please click here.

Get training

Asia-Europe Educational Exchange and Outreach Programme – Call for grants

ASEMUS offers grants for the exchange of museum educators between Asian and European museums. Applications will be subjected to an international peer review panel which will select the participants. Deadline (extended): 31 October.

Asia Leadership Fellowship Programme (Japan)

There is no prescribed set of professions for an ALFP fellow; the professions of past fellows include, but are not limited to, academia, journalism, business, national and local politics, education, administration, the arts, publications, and NGO and non-profit activities. Regardless of his/her profession, a fellow is expected to have access to a wide audience in his/her country or region through publications, teaching, media, performance, etc. to disseminate his/her thoughts and findings. Deadline: 5 January 2015.

For more training, please click here.

Discover a residency

Open Call – RU & Visual AIDS – Curator Residency March 2015 (New York, USA)

A one-month residency, to take place in March of 2015, in New York City for a curator, art historian, or arts writer interested in the intersection of visual art and HIV/AIDS. Co-sponsored by Visual AIDS and Residency Unlimited, the curatorial residency seeks to encourage the development of exhibitions, programs, and scholarship about HIV/AIDS and contemporary art. Deadline: 7 November.

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews / programme of artistic residencies (Warsaw, Poland)

Within the programme of artistic residencies, POLIN Museum hosts Polish and foreign artists whose practice deals with the themes of Jewish heritage and multiculturalism. During three-week residencies, artists develop their own ideas and run educational workshop for youth and adults. The resulting works are displayed in POLIN Museum seat and other spaces. Deadine: 11 November.

Open Call CreArt: Artist in Residence (AiR) in Linz (Austria)

Local artists – born or resident or close relations – in any of the cities taking part in “CreArt. Network of Cities for Artistic Creation” can apply, namely Arad/Romania, Kaunas/Lithuania, Genoa/Italy, Delft/Netherlands, Harghita County/Romania, Valladolid/Spain, Aveiro/Portugal, Zagreb/Croatia, Kristiansand/Norway, Lecce/Italy, Pardubice/Czech Republic and Vilnius/Lithuania. Deadline: 18 November.

2015 Odyssee artist-in-residency program (France)

The Odyssée artist-in-residency program is aiming at artists, researchers and culture professionals from countries other than France wanting to develop projects within French Cultural Centers – Historic Monuments. Covered fields are in particular music, architecture, arts and crafts, visual arts, dramatic writing, novel writing, scriptwriting, animated film-making, photography and journalism. Deadline: 22 November.

For more residencies, 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

Eurodyssey exchange programme > Traineeship placement

Eurodyssey is an exchange programme of the Assembly of European Regions (AER) which allows young job seekers aged between 18 and 30 to benefit from a traineeship placement abroad for a period between three to seven months. Check the details online!

 For more collaboration opportunities, please click here.

Look for a job

European Network of Cultural Centres (Brussels, Belgium) > Network coordinator needed!

European Network of Cultural Centres-ENCC is looking for an experienced and dedicated Network Coordinator who will develop the role of the ENCC as the most relevant network for the culture centres in a global environment. D-line: 30 October.

For more job opportunities, please click here.


Guide to mobility funding opportunities – Focus on 13 Arab countries –  OTM-AEF-KAMS publication

 On the Move and the Arab Education Forum have produced the online "Guide to funding opportunities for the international mobility of artists and culture professionals: Focus on 13 Arab countries". This guide is supported by KAMS – Korea Arts Management Service, and was carried out in cooperation with the Jordanian Hashemite Fund For Human Development and the Queed Zein Al- Sharaf Institute for Development.

For more resources and publications, click here.