The calls are updated every two weeks.
Every 15th and 30th of the month.
Deadline: 11.4. 2023 // In 2023, the district of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, represented by its Office for Further Education and Culture, will for the first time award two scholarships to art and cultural mediators who have fled Ukraine. The scholarships aim to provide direct support to artists and cultural workers among the refugees who have fled Ukraine, to facilitate their access to the district’s institutions and structures that are relevant to their professional fields, and to organize associated administrative duties and hurdles in a manageable and comprehensive way.
Please note that the information on this page only applies to additional scholarship opportunities specifically for Afghan artists and cultural actors. As of now, the Martin Roth-Initiative offers support for Afghan artists and cultural actors at risk who have been issued with a residence permit according to section 22 sentence 2 of Germany’s Residence Act (Aufenthaltsgesetz, AufenthG) since August 2021.
Loops for Ukraine is a musical fundraising project. Donate what you can. One charitable donation provides ongoing access to a bank of loops specially created by artists and will help to support the people in Ukraine in the ongoing humanitarian crisis. Featuring original sound loops by VTSS, Laraaji, Coby Sey, Mount Kimbie, Object Blue, umru, Laurel Halo and more. All proceeds go to the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.
Deadline: 30.11.2023 // Akademie Schloss Solitude supports young artists and scientists through residential fellowships. Find out more about the Akademie here: www.akademie-solitude.de A residential fellowship means that you will oblige yourself to live and work at Akademie Schloss Solitude for a time span of six to twelve months.
Deadline: 1.11.2023 // This open call is for artists based in The Flemish Region of Belgium. Supported by Flanders State of the Art, we offer a research-based residency for one artist with a focus on collective and experimental knowledge production and direct engagement with Berlin’s artistic and cultural landscape. Working period: 1 May–31 August 2024
Deadline: 30.10.2023 // TORIGOYA Project is an artist-in-residence program run by the Hirono Town in Fukushima Prefecture, JAPAN. Its aim is to promote Hirono’s recovery from the disaster through the power of contemporary art. A particular focus of the TORIGOYA Project is to increase the number of people visiting and living in Hirono Town.
Deadline: 26.10.2023 // Wintanworks is an artist-in-residence and exchange programme – a collaboration between Art Hub Copenhagen (AHC) in Denmark and the blaxTARLINES KUMASI collective in Ghana. This residency programme provides two artists – one from each country – with the opportunity to ‘swap’ locations for one month, each of them thereby spending time in another art scene and another cultural environment.
Deadline: 26.10.2023 // Art Inside Out invites artist applications for participation in Forgotten Realms, an artistic residency that explores new representations of reality in the borderland between the mundane and the fantastical, myth and reality, past and present. The residency is connected to Tjolöholm Castle in Kungsbacka, at the Swedish west coast, with a relationship to Nordic and Celtic folklore, reflected in both the breathtaking natural surroundings and the impressive castle interiors.
Deadline: 20.7.2023 // The Global COVID-19 pandemic, a full-scale war in Ukraine, and a devastating natural disaster in Syria and Turkey – are just a few examples that exacerbated the life and work insecurity of people in general and artists/ cultural workers in particular. This call, the '(Un)limited artistic resource', aims to study and reflect the labour conditions of artists and cultural workers and focuses on the material side of creative production in terms of deficiency.
Deadline: 31.7.2023 // The stay in the artists' town of Gmünd offers the guest artists the unique opportunity to get to know Austrian art and culture far away from urban centers and yet to live in a culturally highly interested and active environment, to establish contact with local artists and artists exhibiting in the artists' town and to become involved in the diverse cultural life. At the end of their stay, their artistic work in Gmünd will be documented in a small catalog and the works created here in Carinthia will be presented to the public in an exhibition.
Deadline: 1.8.2023 // With this open call LINA are looking for innovative individuals and collectives who apply their theoretical and practical knowledge to better our common future. LINA aims to give a platform to those who have not yet broken through to an international audience, and are not yet established in their respective fields. Age is not a limit. Only residents of the 40 Creative Europe countries can apply.
Deadline: 13.8.2023 // AIR Blekinge offers artists a place and resources for artistic development with the aim of establishing long-term collaborations between artists and different actors in the region. The programme’s focus area is the Baltic Region, where Konst i Blekinge have a longstanding network and collaboration area. The residence is based in Ronneby, Sweden. Two artists from the Baltic Sea region will be selected to live and work at AIR Blekinge during one month from 18 September – 13 October 2023, with the possibility of a later return for collaborations or exhibitions. One artist from Blekinge will also be selected to participate in the residency and share a studio.
Deadline: 15.8.2023 // Artists from all arts disciplines are invited to apply for an Art Futures Fellowship. The Fellowship includes a two-month residency at Space for International Cooperation in Athens, Greece during the months May and June 2024, and a two-month residency at Dat Bolwerck in Zutphen (Netherlands) during mid-September-mid November 2024.
Deadline: 13.8.2023 // Frame is seeking candidates for two fellowships in 2023–2024: the Curating with Pasts fellowship hosted by the Queens Museum in New York City, and Soils, organised with Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven. Both fellowships involve 4 months of work time, between autumn 2023 and spring 2024.
Deadline: 25.8.2023 // S+T+ARTS in the City launches a new S+T+ARTS residencies programme that aims at enhancing art-driven innovation at local level and human-centred technologies, such as artificial intelligence, robotics, new digital media, smart cities, high performance computing, data science, or biotechnologies, that will be able to put in the market products and services that have a positive ecological, societal, and ethical impact.
Deadline: 30.9.2023 // In July 2021, the ShUM cities were recognised as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the first Jewish World Heritage recognition in Germany. They are now offering up to three project fellowships for the realisation of an artistic project that addresses the history of the ShUM communities and their religious, cultural, and architectural legacy.
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
Deadline: 30.11.2023 // European Digital Deal calls on artists interested in exploring the deep entanglement between new technologies and democracy to apply for one of 12 residencies. Artists are invited to investigate a range of topics, from the notion of truth in the information age shaped by algorithms, biases in AI, techno-anxiety, and the digital divides arising as a result of digitalisation to new forms of surveillance, intelligence, living, citizenship, or work.
Deadline: 19.11.2023 // In partnership with Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation, Emami Art, and Charles Wallace India Trust, Delfina Foundation welcomes applications from artists based in India for a residency in London. This 12-week residency will take place from 2 April — 23 June 2024, during Delfina Foundation’s spring residency season.
Deadline: 30.10.2023 // Looking to delve deeper into the critical intersection of climate change and social justice through artistic research? We invite you to join our upcoming residency program Nordic Futures, where we aim to invite three artists and/or researchers who are passionate about exploring pressing issues connected to the climate crisis through an interconnected social justice lens.
Deadline: 26.10.2023 // Residencies in Berlin in frames of “What’s next?” will focus on two thematic axes “reflection and re-thinking on the idea of solidarity in Europe” and “mental well-being of artists and cultural professionals”. The residents will be encouraged to explore possible interrelations between those two seemingly distant topics.
Deadline:30.7.2023 // In this spirit, the aim of the ‘Boundary-Crosser’ residency project is to provide an opportunity for artists to explore creative intersections and processes with technologists. In practice what this means is that artists will be hosted by one of the 8 participating CYENS Centre of Excellence Labs and will generate artistic work, during and after their time of residency.
Deadline: 1.8.2023 // ‘Culture Helps / Культура допомагає’ — an EU co-funded project implemented by Insha Osvita (UA) and zusa (DE) — opens a call for applications for collaboration grants. You can receive up to €40,000 for the implementation of international partnership projects of 2 or 3 organisations, focused on integration of people, who were forced to leave their homes because of the Russian full-scale war against Ukraine.
Deadline: 15.8.2023 // K3 | Tanzplan Hamburg provides three eight-month residencies per season to choreographers, who are currently at the beginning of their career and have produced some choreographic work of their own. The residency begins in August and runs until April of the following year. The residency includes mentoring and dramaturgical, technical, and production related support. It moreover links the projects proposed by the choreographers in residence closely to the various other ongoing programs of K3.
Deadline: 14.8.2023 // AWARE: Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibitions, with the support of artist Manuel Mathieu, is launching the first edition of the Marie-Solanges Apollon programme with the goal of giving visibility to women artists from the Black Atlantic diasporas, from the 19th century to today. The Marie-Solanges Apollon programme seeks to encourage research that highlights the artistic practices of women in transcultural situations related to the Black Atlantic, according to Paul Gilroy, or to the Global South. Special attention will be given to propositions that focus on artists who have lived with overlapping issues related to migration, métissage, Afro-descendance, Africanness, and/or gender.
Deadline: 31.8.2023 // Founded in 2004, the International Writers’ Workshop (IWW) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has hosted over 130 writers from more than 55 countries. They invite applications from interested writers to join the IWW 2023 Residency Programme from 26 February - 24 March 2024. The programme will culminate in the IWW Literary Festival with the theme of ‘Origins & Futures’. Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to address how their work connects to this theme.
Deadline: 1.9.2023 // We open call for projects for the LAB#03 Collaborative Prototyping Lab, an intensive two-week workshop coordinated by internationally renowned experts/artists to collectively develop projects related to the theme of Synthetic Minds. The laboratory will take place in person at the Matadero Matadero facilities, in Madrid, between January 24 and February 10, 2024.
Deadline: 6.9.2023 // Theatre in Palm, an international project funded by Creative Europe, is hosting a Hybrid Residency on 6–17 November 2023. During the 2-week residency you will work with 10 local artists and 20 international artists, both live and online. The residency will end with 4–12 co-produced, new theatre pieces that are shared online with the whole group of 120 artists, plus 12 mentors, and the rest of the online world.
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.
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.