Grants for Visual Arts and Performing Arts by European Association for Jewish Culture. Deadline: Oct. 30, 2013

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European Association for Jewish Culture

Grants for Visual Arts and Performing Arts

Call for projects to be carried out in 2014
www.jewishcultureineurope.org/schedule.htm
Visual Arts
Exhibitions of photography, painting, sculpture and electronic mediaThis grant programme is designed to provide part-funding for new exhibitions of contemporary art, which address the Jewish experience by awarding grants toa. Professional artists to produce new work for exhibition in a recognized cultural venue.

b. Freelance curators for researching and organizing an exhibition of  contemporary art, which addresses the Jewish experience.

The application should be submitted by professional artists or curators in association with an exhibition venue based in one of the European countries listed under II below. The applicants must submit a letter from the exhibition venue endorsing the plans for the exhibition project.

Applicants must have specialized training in the arts; at least 2 years´ arts practice and must have exhibited their work at least once previously. Students are not eligible.

Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of European countries listed under II below.

Grants up to 5,000 Euros will be awarded to successful candidates in two instalments: the first will be made to the individual artist, or curator, in January 2014; the second on completion of the project i.e. on the opening of the exhibition. The project should be exhibited within 12 months of the receipt of the first instalment of the grant.

The grant can cover a number of aspects of the project ranging from a contribution to the rental of studio and exhibition space, costs of materials, research, marketing of the event etc.

The European Association for Jewish Culture must be notified at least one month prior to the exhibition taking place.

Performing Arts
- Commissions of new works for the stage

This grant is designed to provide part-funding for the writing of new plays, original adaptations for the stage of other literary works, or new works of choreography dealing with the Jewish experience.

The application must be made by an individual writer or choreographer in association with a theatre company based in one of the European countries listed under II. The applicants must submit an undertaking from an established theatre company (which has been active for at least two years) to perform the work, or to stage it in a workshop production or a reading.

Applications are invited from writers with a record of published or performed work, who are either citizens, or permanent residents, of the European countries listed below under II.

Grants up to 5,000 Euros will be awarded to successful candidates in two equal instalments: the first will be made directly to the writer/choreographer in January 2014; the second to the theatre company on staging the new work.

The grant can be used to cover the commissioning fee and to contribute to the development of the new work and to performance costs. The performance should take place within 12 months of the receipt of the first instalment of the grant.

The European Association for Jewish Culture must be notified at least one month prior to the performance or workshop.

New music compositions
– linked to a perfromance and/or a recording

This grant is designed to provide part-funding for the composition, linked to a performance and/or recording of new works by contemporary composers inspired by the Jewish experience and traditions.

The application must be made by an individual composer in association with an orchestra, chamber music group, musical theatre, concert promoter and/or an established  recording company based in one of the European countries listed under II. The applicants must submit an undertaking from the associated body to perform the new work or produce a CD recording and ensure its distribution.

Applications are invited from composers who have already had public performances or recordings of their work, and who are either citizens, or permanent residents, of the European countries listed below under II.

Grants of up to 5,000 Euros will be awarded to successful candidates in two equal instalments: the first will be made directly to the composer in January 2014; the second to the orchestra, chamber music group, musical theatre, concert promoter and/or an established  recording company on completion of the project.

The grant can be used to contribute to the development of the new work and to performance and/or recording costs. The project should be completed within 12 months of the receipt of the first instalment of the grant.

The European Association for Jewish Culture must be notified at least one month prior to the performance or recording of the new work.

Deadline: 30/10/13
Contact:
European Association for Jewish Culture, Paris Office
Jean-Jacques Wahl , Secretary
19 rue de la Tour d´Auvergne
75009 Paris
France
phone: +33(0)1 42 46 17 81
fax: +33(0)1 48 74 51 33
paris@aecj.eu
www.jewishcultureineurope.org
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