Deadline: Rolling / Each Emergency Fellοwship consists of a stipend of up to 3.000 €, as well as support from the Οnassis AiR team to prepare anything that can help the fellow to engage in the research activity they are about to embark on. The selection of each emergency fellowship is done on a rolling-basis throughout the year.
Deadline: 15. July 2021 / Kunstgenerator is an art scholarship that promotes young artists across regional borders. Eligibility: Invited to apply for the scholarship are visual artists in the fields of painting, graphic art, sculpture and photography, the new media and the Mixed-Media. They should not be older than thirty-five years. A degree in the artistic artistic field is desirable. This should not be more than three years ago
Deadline: 18 July 2021 / The Künstlerstadt Kalbe, an innovative project in the Altmark (Saxony-Anhalt) with the goal of countering demographic change through art and culture, will award eight scholarships to sculptors with a focus on wood for a two-week work stay. As a symposium, the work on a new project with lime wood is promoted within the scholarship.
Deadline: 19 July 2021 / Organisations are invited to submit ideas that explore the possibilities of integrating arts and cultural activities into the provision of health and social care services. The proposals should engage specific target groups, for example, vulnerable populations, different age groups or patient groups. Definitions of arts and health can be found in section 1.1 of the WHO report. Use these as a reference, but notice that other creative, cultural, or health care areas are also included in the open call.
Submission deadlines for the 2021/22 academic year: July 25, 2021 / November 15, 2021 / Research theme within the Visegrad Scholarships at OSA in 2021/22 Possibilities of knowing: Truth seeking in a polarized world and [in] its aftermath We invite applicants from the fields of history, the arts, philosophy and sociology to reflect on the conditions of knowledge production during and after the Cold War. Scholars and artists are invited to analyze the documentary practices of different agencies and persons on both sides of the Iron Curtain and assess the truth value of related documents/ artifacts.
Deadline: 26 July 2021 / Biennale College Arte aims to complement and enrich its 2021/2022 exhibition with newly commissioned artworks by emerging artists, fully supported by La Biennale di Venezia. Artists selected for the workshops will be hosted (lodging and meals) for the duration of their stay in Venice in selected structures provided by La Biennale di Venezia. La Biennale di Venezia will also cover the participants’ travel expenses for both workshops in Venice (in economy class – up to 500 euros for European participant, and up to 1,000 euros for participant from the rest of the world, for each workshop). The call is dedicated to young emerging artists, or duos, under the age of 30, from all over the world, with a record of inclusion in at least 1 group exhibition and 1 solo exhibition in recognised national and/or international exhibition spaces.
Deadline: July 31, 2021 / Application for scholarships and workshop grants for the years 2022 and 2023 In the period from May 15 to July 31, 2021 , visual artists, authors, composers, dance performers and curators from Germany, from the countries around the Baltic Sea as well as from Norway, Iceland and Great Britain for work stays in the scholarship program of the Künstlerhaus Lukas for the years 2022 and 2023.
Deadline: 31 July 2021 / The opportunity will enable one artist from each hosting country (Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy and India) practicing different art forms to work and explore Kolkata together. The artists will work and explore the city together for eight weeks. This is made possible through a digital platform which is being specially designed for the residency.
Deadline: 3 August 2021 / The Museum am Rothenbaum – Kulturen und Künste der Welt (MARKK) in Hamburg is awarding a residency to a promising artist who will stay in Hamburg for three months, 15 September - 15 December 2021. Funded via MARKK in Motion within the framework of the Initiative for Ethnological Collections by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes (German Cultural Foundation), the aim of the residency is the development of an artistic project engaging with the museum’s photographic collections, which to a large extent relate to Hamburg’s world trade networks.
Deadline: 5 August 2021 / DISKURS is a festival at the interface between art and theory. Since 1984 it has been organised annually or biennially at the Institute for Applied Theater Studies in Gießen. For festival presenters, DISKURS will offer a professional fee (at least 300€ per person) and accommodation as well as an allowance for traveling (up to 140€) and material costs for artistic works (up to 150€). For residents, DISKURS provides: a fee (min. 800€), accommodation in Gießen, a working/studio space, an allowance for material costs (min. 140€).
Deadline: 7 August 2021 / NOTE: Deadlines vary across programmes, so check the site for more information. Open Calls for the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia (MENASA) Region Warehouse421 is a creative centre located in Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and is dedicated to emerging creative practitioners and those who want to access art and harness it as an agent for inquiry, education, and growth. 1. Artistic Research Grant 2. Curatorial Development Programne – Future Perfect 3.Artistic Developmental Exhibition 4.Homebound Residency – Digital Communities 5.Internship and Mentorship Programme
Deadline: 18 August 2021 / The Agora Cultural Center in Wrocław in cooperation with artistic organisations from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland invites participation in an open call as part of the international Open Air Theater Festival. The organisers provide accommodation in Wrocław and meals for the duration of the project, plus a symbolic 450 PLN (~100 EUR) for personal needs and reimbursement of travel costs to and from Wrocław.
Deadline: 22 August 2021 / The open call is addressed to Black text-based theatre artists from throughout the African Diaspora, including countries bordering the Atlantic basin, Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean, and Europe as well as Black text-based theatre artists outside of those boundaries whose work reflects an interest in the African Diaspora and Afro-Atlantic culture.
Deadline: 31 August 2021 / This international competition is open to all age groups and to all nationalities. Artists can present their candidacy for one art work less than two years old at the time of its submission, but which may already have been exhibited. English is the working language. Selected works will be shown 5 February – 13 March 2022 at the Liedts-Meesen Foundation in Ghent.
Deadline: 13 September 2021 / The programme is looking for 8 participants from European countries with various backgrounds (artists, film makers, architects, designers, social scientists, environmentalists, technology innovators, etc.), who will create two groups. Each interdisciplinary team will include members with background in technology or natural sciences, social sciences and art.
Deadline: 5 September 2021 / on-the-fly: Live Coding Research Residencies (Spain, Germany, Slovenia, Netherlands) This call will award three grants to develop research projects involving live coding practices. The residencies will be hosted by one of the partner institutions: Hangar, ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Creative Coding Utrecht, and Ljudmila Art and Science Laboratory. Each residency will last between 3 weeks and 1 month. The time-periods will depend on the needs of the project as well as the place where they are carried out.
Deadline: varies / Among the activities are two programmes open to applicants based in Asia: Farm-Lab Exhibition: An international group of emerging talents will collaborate on a new performing arts production, with a work-in-progress presentation held part-way through the programme. Online rehearsals begin in September, with a residency scheduled in Tokyo for 1-25 October 2021. Participants receive a fee of 150,000 JPY, plus accommodation, per diem and round-trip flights for the residency. Asian Performing Arts Camp: An online art camp where performing arts creators from across Asia explore their own research while gaining different perspectives through discussions and lectures. Among other forms of support, participants will receive a grant of up to 100,000 JPY (~750 EUR). The camp takes place August – October 2021
Deadline: 16 July 2021 / Selected participants are supported with a varied programme during the residency, free accommodation and a fee of 400€. An important goal of the ‘Collision of Arts’ residency is to establish a creative scene in the small town of Bischofswerda in order to build up a permanent network. In order to counteract the politically precarious situation in East Saxony in particular, the cultural revitalisation of small cities such as Bischofswerda is an essential concern.
Deadline: July 17, 2021 / Eligibility: Every video artist born after 1.1.1981 / Projektion Darmstadt call for artist entries is aimed exclusively at artists who work with the camera. A shortlist of up to 12 video artists will have their work screened as part of an open-air cinema in Darmstadt. The winner will receive 5000€ and will be included in a presentation of video art by members of Darmstädter Sezession in San Antonio, Texas.
Deadline: 15 July 2021 / The Trinity Centre for Literary and Cultural Translation at Trinity College Dublin, the French Embassy in Ireland and Alliance Française Dublin seek applications from French literary translators for a residential translator fellowship in Dublin. These prestigious fellowships are awarded to practising literary translators who are working on the translation of a work of literature by an Irish author into French. Fellowships last eight weeks and include travel and living expenses and accommodation, as well as a dedicated workspace at the Trinity Centre for Literary and Cultural Translation.
Deadline: 23 July 2021 / The residency is open to contemporary visual artists working in all disciplines based in Botswana, Namibia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, and under the age of 45. Artists producing high quality work who have not had the opportunity to work in South Africa will be prioritised. Applicants should have at least a moderate level of spoken English, and should feel comfortable engaging in (public) artistic discussions in English. It is important that all applicants research Bag Factory thoroughly before submitting their application so as to be fully aware of the context which they would, if successful, be entering. One must note the building’s restricted facilities.
Deadline: 15 July 2021 / In this open call, China Residencies want to hear from artists, collectives, and curators who self-identify and find it useful to gather under a ‘Chinese and Chinese diaspora’ cohort. This is a time for research, exploration and learning. The organisers are looking for openness to collective, intercultural and cross-border development and research.
Deadline: 23 July 2021 / IKOB – Museum of Contemporary Art in Eupen, Belgium and Greylight Projects – platform for art and culture in Heerlen, The Netherlands are launching an open call for a residency of three months (September-November 2021). The residency takes place in the framework of the 2021 Very Contemporary project, a network between different art spaces and museums in the border region of the Euregio-Meuse-Rhine. Artists based in either the Netherlands, Belgium or Germany are invited to apply.
Call for Proposals deadline: July 31,2021 Applicant Requirements: -In the field of contemporary art practice and natural research. -Open to different type of medium. -Artists, curators, designers and other creative practitioners with more than 3 years of experience. -Young artists and creative groups in China and abroad.
Deadline: 31 July 2021 / The Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) in Essen is an interdisciplinary research institute for the humanities and social sciences. The KWI fellowship programme addresses excellent researchers from the humanities, cultural studies, and the social sciences. The institute provides fellows with modern infrastructure, office space, technical support and offers a library service, event and research management as well as support in all administrative and communicative regards. Fellowships last six months, running 1 April – 30 September 2022. KWI are inviting research fellows with a completed PhD plus up to six years of post-doctoral experience.
Open call from 15.6-15.7.2021! As a result of the corona pandemic, land damage of as yet unforeseeable extent has occurred in all areas of artistic production. Numerous artists have found themselves in a precarious position. As part of the NEUSTART KULTUR program launched by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, the Akademie der Künste awards the INITIAL special grant for researching and developing artistic works. The grants serve to protect and enable artistic production and are the basis and impetus for long-term artistic projects, the preparation and development of which are difficult during the pandemic. 791 scholarships amounting to € 6,000 will be awarded for a period of 4 months (October 2021 to the end of January 2022). The selection is made by juries made up of academy members. A specially set up online application portal will be activated from June 15 at www.adk.de / initial . Applications are possible between June 15 and July 15, 2021.
Deadline: 5 August 2021 / Together with Levi’s®, British Council is inviting EU-based fashion, textiles, craft and materials designers or artists to submit creative proposals reimagining Levi’s® post-consumer materials Eligibility Applicants must be in France, Greece, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Romania, Portugal and Netherlands with professional experience in creating and delivering fashion, design, craft or making projects focused on sustainability.
Deadline: 14 August 2021 / The organisers are particularly interested in creative engagements with bottom-up, community-based, and feral digital infrastructures, which will have demonstrable local impact and, informed by the work, produce tools/resources that can be used by other communities, artists, and activists interested in creating feral digital infrastructures. The total proposed budget should not exceed 8000 euros excluding VAT.
Deadline: 15 August 2021 / MeetFactory is a non-profit international center for contemporary art located in an industrial building in Prague’s Smíchov quarter, in a unique space squeezed between a motorway and an active railroad. All three programmes offer accommodation in a shared apartment, studio space, a fee of 700 EUR per month, and a production budget of 200 EUR. The Sustainable Studio Practice residency also offers travel reimbursement of up to 200 EUR (only for land transportation – no air travel).
Deadline: 15 August 2021 / Funding is available for travel expenses, insurance, costs of board and accommodation, a small production budget and per diem. The artists in residence project is geared toward professional artists from abroad who exhibit high artistic and professional quality in the fields of visual arts, dance, theatre, music or film.
Deadline: 23 August 2021 / Applicant artists need to live and work primarily in South Africa but need not be South African. Your overall practice should involve a digital technique such as sound, electronics, photography, film making or new media. LIA offers nine selected artists the opportunity of a three-month long residency. An 80m² furnished studio will be provided to live and work in along with a monthly fellowship of 800€. The monthly fellowship grant has to be offset against receipts and is allocated as follows: 400€ fixed monthly for food; 200€ fixed monthly for local travel and once off for health & travel insurance; 200€ fixed monthly for material costs. One international return flight ticket will be covered to a maximum of 800€. During the residency artists are required to participate in an etching workshop paid for by LIA
Deadline: 30 August 2021 / The call is open to professional and experienced artists from any art-related field, both individuals and working groups, regardless of gender or religion, ethnicity or age who are willing to collaborate with an expert network of curators, scientists and technology (ICT) professionals and contribute to the discourse on local water challenges as well as concrete, digitally based solutions.
Deadline: 3 September 2021 / Designregio Kortrijk is looking for 3 highly motivated and recently graduated designer-makers or creative artists to join in a regional residency programme in Kortrijk, Belgium. The Designers in Residence Kortrijk program is a 3-month full time working residency from October 2021 to January 2022.
Deadline: 14 September 2021 / Princeton Arts Fellowships, funded in part by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, David E. Kelley Society of Fellows in the Arts, and the Maurice R. Greenberg Scholarship Fund, will be awarded to artists whose achievements have been recognised as demonstrating extraordinary promise in any area of artistic practice and teaching. Applicants should be early career composers, conductors, musicians, choreographers, visual artists, filmmakers, poets, novelists, playwrights, designers, directors or performance artists – this list is not meant to be exhaustive – who would find it beneficial to spend two years teaching and working in an artistically vibrant university community.
Deadline: 4 October 2021 / The Keychange participant programme encourages women and gender minorities to demand more from the music industry and provides them with the tools to empower themselves and each other. Eligibility: women and gender minority artists and innovators from 12 countries: Canada, Estonia, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Republic of Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Poland and the United Kingdom.
ONGOING / Artists, creatives and arts practitioners are one of the most instantly impacted groups of people in this unprecedented crisis that we find ourselves. In light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the artist community, many arts organisations, foundations and governments are creating additional immediate support to meet artists needs. To help you in this emerging situation, we have prepared the list of available grants and funds. We will continue to update it over the next few weeks. We hope you will find it helpful. Stay tuned! BY CONTEMPORARY LYNX
ONGOING / ARAK Collection, based in Doha – Qatar is inviting applications from Curators from Sub-Saharan Africa, this is an opportunity for Young and Mid-Career Contemporary Art Curators to be selected for their Annual Curatorial Residency Fellowship Program based at their Collection Exhibition and Research Space in Doha – Qatar.
With its grant programme, the Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg (Arts Foundation Baden-Württemberg) provides targeted support to young talents from the visual and performing arts, literature, music, art criticism and cultural management, whose permanent residence or focus of work is in Baden-Württemberg, or who have spent a significant part of their life in Baden-Württemberg, which has been decisive for their artistic work.