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Calls that are currently open for participation.

Worldwide deadline reminder by e-artnow. Jan 2020

STUDIES, COURSES & SCHOLARSHIPS, WORKSHOPS (ACADEMICS, ARTISTS, CURATORS & CRITICS):

Weiterbildung, Workshops, Studiengänge / Studies, Post-gradual Studies, Workshops. Germany.
Deadline: asap.
http://www.kunsthistoriker.org/aktuelle_weiterbildung.html

Wooloo.org Open Calls: jobs, residencies, exhibitions, studies etc. for artists & curators. International.
Deadline: asap.
http://www.wooloo.org/open-call

RESIDENCIES (ARTISTS):

Everest Pipkin’s Big Artist Opportunities List is a shared Google Doc bursting with information on residencies, grants, and more. USA + Worldwide.
Deadline: asap.
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1KWIzznlFNs_rQCEzW5ub6ehwaLcwR80xbuOokXwRa_Y/htmlview?fbclid=IwAR3P8lDsOpM_zKaq-MdCYK-b8Mg1lnTKmeHRG56htFHagDl8TjXemBo6M90&sle=true&usp=gmail_thread#gid=0

Res Artis: worlwide network of artist residencies. Worldwide listings.
Deadline: asap.
http://www.resartis.org/en/residencies/upcoming_deadlines/

DutchCulture | TransArtists: Your artist in residence guide. Worldwide listings.
Deadline: asap.
http://www.transartists.org/deadlines

ArtSlant: Grants and residencies. USA, NYC.
Deadline: asap.
http://www.artslant.com/ny/articles/list?listtype=jobs&subtype=grants

NYFA – New York Foundation for the Arts – Residencies Worldwide. NYC, USA.
Deadline: asap.
https://www.nyfa.org/Classifieds/Opportunities?nocache=4feb8b12-5f1a-edf5-0dda-022fbd47e8f4

Wooloo.org Open Calls: jobs, residencies, exhibitions, studies etc. for artists & curators. International.
Deadline: asap.
http://www.wooloo.org/open-call

Darling Foundry Open Call : Artist Residency – The Open Access residency program includes access to a living-studio space, common areas, technical workshops, networking and promotion to a diverse audience. A call for applications is open at all times to artists and curators of all nationalities. The duration of the residency can be from one month to six months. The laureates are responsible for securing the funding of their residency. Montreal, Canada.
Deadline: Ongoing
http://fonderiedarling.org/en/short-term-studios.html

AiR 351 is a non profit organization, an independent international visual arts residency targeted for artists and curators from all over the world. Residencies can be exclusively focused on research and dialogue and not necessarily directed towards production or presentation. Curators in residence are encouraged to interact with artists in residence, propose and organize events. Cascais, Lisbon region, Portugal.
Deadline: Ongoing
http://air351.art/open-call/

Berlin Sessions open call for residencies. The residencies are conducted in collaboration with funding bodies such as universities, art councils or foundations who, together with the Berlin Sessions staff and selected applicants, draft aims and objectives of the program and are responsible for a successful finalization of the mobility program. The platform do not support endeavors where the artist or curator has to carry the cost of the program. Berlin, Germany.
Deadline: Ongoing.
http://berlinsessions.org/apply/

Applications to Nes Artist Residency may be submitted at any time (open call). Iceland.
Deadline: ongoing
http://neslist.is/application/application-form/

Short and Long Term Artist Residencies in Cyprus: Winter and Spring Residencies at CyCA Lempa Studios. Single room accommodation and art studio space from €60 a week. More info:  +357 9945 2757 (ask for Margaret) or e’mail us enquiries@artcyprus.org. Pafos, Cyprus.
Deadline: Ongoing.
http://enqui7024.wix.com/cypruscollegeofart

McColl Center for Visual Art’s residency program: ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE + ENVIRONMENTAL ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE. USA.
Deadline: Anytime
http://www.mccollcenter.org/artists-in-residence/submit-materials-for-residency-programs

Artist in Residency Program, Shanghai @ The Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai, China.
Deadline: Anytime.
http://www.swatch-art-peace-hotel.com/apply

HOF + Surface Residency in the heart of Bangkok’s budding art district. Residency Fee (Paid by Artists)- 35000THB per month, per artist. Bangkok, Thailand.
Deadline: Ongoing.
http://surfacearts.co.uk/hof-surface-residency-bangkok/

RESIDENCIES (CRITICS, CURATORS, ART HISTORIANS):

Wooloo.org Open Calls: jobs, residencies, exhibitions, studies etc. for artists & curators. International.
Deadline: asap.
http://www.wooloo.org/open-call

Belvedere: Das CIR-Programm (Curator-in-Residence) des Belvedere/21er Haus richtet sich an Kuratorinnen und Kuratoren weltweit, die für die Dauer von drei bis fünf Monaten im Belvedere/21er Haus insbesondere zu einem für die Sammlung des Museums relevanten Thema forschen mőchten. Austria.

Deadline: ongoing.
http://www.belvedere.at/de/forschung/cir

AiR 351 is a non profit organization, an independent international visual arts residency targeted for artists and curators from all over the world. Residencies can be exclusively focused on research and dialogue and not necessarily directed towards production or presentation. Curators in residence are encouraged to interact with artists in residence, propose and organize events. Cascais, Lisbon region, Portugal.
Deadline: Ongoing
http://air351.art/open-call/

Spark Box Studio’s Artist Residency Program provides live/work space to accommodate both emerging and professional printmakers, photographers, painters, illustrators, curators and writers. Canada.
Deadline: Ongoing
http://sparkboxstudio.com/residency/

International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) Open Call for artists and curators, New York City, USA.
Deadline: Ongoing
http://www.iscp-nyc.org/apply/guidelines.html



OPEN CALLS, PRIZES, COMPETITIONS, EXHIBITION PROPOSALS (CRITICS, CURATORS, SCHOLARS, GALLERIES, INSTITUTIONS):

Grants and fellowships for curators, academics and art historians. Germany.
Deadline: asap.
http://www.kunsthistoriker.org/stipendien-preise.html

Wooloo.org Open Calls: jobs, residencies, exhibitions, studies etc. for artists & curators. International.
Deadline: asap.
http://www.wooloo.org/open-call

Call For Proposals, Journal Of Curatorial Studies: original research articles on the subject of curating, exhibitions and display culture. The journal also seeks reviews of recent exhibitions, books and conferences. UK.
Deadline: ongoing.
http://www.facebook.com/JournalOfCuratorialStudies

IKT – International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art: call for membership applications. To apply to become a member of IKT, please see our website.
Deadline: ongoing (permanent).
http://www.iktsite.org

COMPETITIONS, EXHIBITIONS, GRANTS, PROPOSALS (ARTISTS):

NYFA – New York Foundation for the Arts – Awards, Open Calls, Grants. NYC, USA.

Deadline: asap.
https://www.nyfa.org/Classifieds/Opportunities?nocache=9fb58623-6492-6210-b51e-bbf70f977de2

Wooloo.org Open Calls: jobs, residencies, exhibitions, studies etc. for artists & curators. International.
Deadline: asap.
http://www.wooloo.org/open-call

Call for Kunst is providing a list of German and international open calls and scholarships for various artistic practices.
Deadline: asap.
http://callforkunst.de/

OPEN CALL | imagoRevolution – online exhibition. The #imagoRevolution project aims to neutralize the impulsive and collective pathos inevitably aroused in each of us by all those raw images made public by multiple media channels: TV, social networks, internet and magazines, online and paper. Aranno, Switzerland.
Deadline: Ongoing
http://imagorevolution.info/en/call/

Parker Harris: exhibitions, competitions, commissions, awards and prizes open to artists both in the UK and internationally. Many offer significant prize money and commissioning opportunities for artists according to the individual exhibitions and projects. UK.
Deadline: asap.
http://www.parkerharris.co.uk/artists/awards/

Encounter Fine Art is an innovative cultural network which facilitates talented contemporary artists. Currently London based we intend to become internationally recognized for promoting contemporary culture. UK.
Deadline: ongoing.
http://www.encounterfineart.com/

Residencies in Marocco, via Culture Vultures. Deadlines: March & April

Sefrou Museum of Multiculturalism, (SMM)  is a small, well informed platform opening in March, 2020 with the mission to highlight and celebrate Sefrous’ eclectic heritage and demonstrate where various cultures from a rich history have met, merged and  influenced each other.  Conferences, public art pieces and research papers are all components of SMMs mid-term agenda.  In the meantime, Sefrou Museum of Multiculturalism will be hosting happenings and presentations to introduce you to the museum, its content and program.    http://culturevulturesfez.org/sefrou-museum-of-multiculturalism/

If you are a community member that has supported the opening of the Sefrou Museum of Multiculturalism, a wave of appreciation goes to you for the support in making this happen.

For creative practitioners who wish to (re) visit Morocco, more specifically Sefrou, here is how you can.

AiR Sefrou,  a residency re-launch– smaller but wiser, AiR Sefrou is a residency for self-governing artists, arts managers and researchers.  Our lodgings are a comfortable apartment on the edge of Sefrous’ ancient medina and the facilities a self contained studio space and small reading lounge in the thick of it all.  2020 applications are encouraged to be submitted by March 31st, Places are limited.  http://culturevulturesfez.org/residencies/

Researchers Residency – In conjunction with the launch of SMM, Culture Vultures offers independent academics in the field of anthropology, sociology and/or history, the prospect to pursue studies in the realm of Multiculturalism in the Region of Sefrouthrough our residency. There is 15 % discount for scholars interested; submit applications before April 30th.

There are still availability left on both of these short immersive programs.  The Poetics of Craft in this coming February, inviting us to engage in local weaving practices and explore the relationships between storytelling and cloth making, between text and textile,   and Textile Quest for textile rovers wanting deep connections with the textile artisans of North Morocco .

Returning Residents know that because you are valuable members of our community, you are granted a Golden Culture Coin, giving you a 20 % discount on any of the above for 2020 /2021. Cash in by making your booking before March 31st, 2020.

 

REBECCA VASSIE AWARD for UK based photographers. Deadline: March 27, 2020

Submissions open for fourth Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award, photography bursary worth £3,000

The Rebecca Vassie Trust today announces the fourth annual Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award for emerging photographers, which includes a cash bursary of £2,000. The award, which funds an early-career photographer in the UK to undertake a narrative photography project, also includes more than £1,000-worth of premier printing at Metro Imaging plus support towards industry and public exposure. In addition, up to twelve longlisted applicants join the trust’s Development Network, which offers smaller grants towards educational projects and professional development throughout the year. Judges for the award include Caroline Hunter (picture editor, Guardian Weekend magazine), Phil Coomes (picture editor, BBC News Online) and Jennifer Thatcher (critic, curator and lecturer). The award was created in memory of Rebecca Vassie, a British photographer and photojournalist who died suddenly, aged 30, while on assignment in Uganda in March 2015. Applicants for the award, who must be either from or based in the UK, are asked to submit a proposal setting out a compelling vision for a narrative photography project with a social or political context. The deadline for submissions is Friday, 27 March 2020.

Rebecca Vassie Trust is a charity registered in the UK, established 2016 in memory of the British photographer Rebecca Vassie. The Trust supports the art of long-form narrative photography, and promotes education in photography both for emerging professionals and the broader public.

About Rebecca Vassie: Rebecca Vassie was born in 1985 and studied photography at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) in Rochester. After graduating she worked as a commercial photographer and photographer’s assistant. In 2012 she moved to Uganda to establish a career as an international photojournalist. She worked as a stringer for Associated Press (AP), with her pictures appearing in major newspapers worldwide including The Guardian and The Washington Post. She also photographed for a number of charities and NGOs as well as pursuing her own projects, such as documenting Uganda’s transgender community and its Olympic boxing hopefuls. She died suddenly, aged 30, in March 2015, from complications related to an asthma attack while documenting Kyangwali Refugee Settlement in Hoima District in western Uganda.

Listings Information

REBECCA VASSIE MEMORIAL AWARD Deadline: Friday, 27 March 2020

Who can apply: An early-to-mid-career photographer in or from the UK The award: £2,000 to undertake a narrative photography project with a social or political context; approx. £1,000-worth of printing at Metro Imaging; support from the Trust towards public and industry exposure of the work; membership of Shutter Hub. How to apply: Full submission information at http://www.rebeccavassietrust.org

Judges include: Caroline Hunter (Guardian), Phil Coomes (BBC) and Jennifer Thatcher (critic and curator).  

August Sander Award. Deadline: Jan. 24, 2020

August Sander Award. Prize for Portrait Photography
Open for artists up to 40 years old
Application deadline: 24 January 2020

The August Sander Award – Prize for Portrait Photography, sponsored by Ulla Bartenbach and Prof. Dr. Kurt Bartenbach in collaboration with Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne will be awarded for the second time in 2020.

The prize is designed to promote young artists working in the field of documentary and conceptual photography. In honor of August Sander’s seminal contribution to portrait photography, the candidates’ photographic work should primarily focus on portraiture. The prize is awarded every two years.

National and international artists aged 40 and under who work mainly with photography are eligible to enter. The prize is endowed with €5,000. Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur will also organize, if possible, a solo exhibition of the winners’ works in cooperation with the artist.

The artist should submit a largely completed series of no more than 20 photographs. Only works that form a thematically coherent group or sequence will be reviewed; individual images will not be considered. Submitted works must not have won prizes at other competitions.

The jury is composed of five members: Rineke Dijkstra, artist, Amsterdam; Douglas Eklund, curator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Prof. Dr. Ursula Frohne, art historian, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster; Dr. Anja Bartenbach, sponsor family; Gabriele Conrath-Scholl, director, Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne.

A shortlist will be published at the end of March 2020. The winner will be announced at the end of April 2020. The award ceremony will take place in September 2020 on the premises of Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur in Cologne. The closing date is 24 January 2020. Details of terms and conditions for submissions can be downloaded here.

More information and application:

Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur, Köln
Im Mediapark 7 . 50670 Cologne
T +49 (0)221-88895300
photographie@sk-kultur.de
http://www.photographie-sk-kultur.de

Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur, Köln

 

Tokyo Photography Competition, on Climate Change. Deadline: Jan. 27, 2020

SUBMIT TO THE TOKYO INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

8 PHOTOGRAPHERS WILL BE SELECTED FOR AN INTERNATIONAL TRAVELING EXHIBITION
Taipei, Taiwan — Wonder Foto Day
New York, USA — The UPI Gallery
Dublin, Ireland — PhotoIreland Festival
Tokyo, Japan — 72 Gallery

For the 7th edition of the Tokyo International Photography Competition, we invite photographers around the world to submit their photographs addressing the causes and effects of   that threaten both our planet and the human race. 

Over 85% of wetlands have been lost. Roughly half of the world’s coral is gone. At least 75 million acres of primary or recovering forest areas have been destroyed in the last ten years.

Rising sea levels, superstorms, melting polar ice, disappearing islands, wildfires…the list goes on. It is undeniable that the earth is changing rapidly as human population and consumption continue to grow. Today, with the threats of human-induced climate change comes a time for conversation and a need for transformative changes.

We need to talk about change now, and the first steps we take to slow down the environment costs – starting with everyone agreeing that climate change is very much a real and imminent threat.

Deadline is January 27 at 11:59PM PDT

https://tokyophotocompetition.com

 

PRODUCTION RESIDENCY IN SCANDINAVIA. Deadline: Jan. 12, 2020

OPEN CALL:
PRODUCTION RESIDENCY AT THE TOP OF SCANDINAVIA
Welcome to Luleå, a city close to the Arctic Circle in the north of Sweden. Our open call program for 2020 is a 2-step residency.
Our residency program is a production based one. We like to give the selected artist the opportunity to work in our many workshops, fully equipped with machineries and tools.
The artist will be invited for a week in March 2020 to do research and get to know us at KKV Luleå (Artist Collective Studio), as well as artists, art institutions and the area we live in. KKV will arrange activities and meetings in the art and cultural context during the stay.
The second part of the residency is two months, between 28th of April and 18th of June. The artist will work independently according to one’s needs and interests. Before the second part of the residency, the artist has to send in a sketch of work plan, his/her needs in terms of workshops, machinery, tools etc. The artist also has to make sure the work material will be in place before coming back in April.
During the stay, we like the artist to present his/her previous work during an ‘artist get-to-gather’.
KKV Luleå is part of Swedish Lapland AiR network with residencies in the north of Sweden. Study visits to partners involved within the network are also possible. Read more about the network at http://www.swedishlaplandair.com
The residency program will provide the artist with:
A grant of 20 000 SEK (SEK- Swedish kronor)
Travel up to 10 000 SEK
Material up to 5 000 SEK
Transportation of work up to 2 000 SEK
Accommodation in private apartment is included
NOTE: the artist will be responsible for the piece(s) produced during the residency, which has to be transported away. No art pieces nor objects will be left at KKV at the end of the residency program.
Accommodation
A 30 square meters-private apartment in the center of Luleå. It’s possible to have two guests in the apartment.
About us
KKV is an Artist Collective Studio (KKV stands for “Konstnärernas Kollektiv Verkstad”) based in Luleå. Among the 21 artistic collective workshops in Sweden, KKV Luleå is one of the largest with very well equipped creative labs.
Our workshops are fully equipped with machineries and tools: graphic, screen printing, silk screen printing/serigraphy labs, ImageON (light box), enamel, sculpture (plaster, concrete, wax, stone, ceramic), wood, metal castings (bronze, aluminum), monumental spaces, digital art, and sewing/embroidery machine.
Criteria for applicants
Professional artists with minimum 2 years work experience.
Be 30 year or older.
Live in Europe (we do not accept applications from Swedish Artists on this occasion)
Not be enrolled in educational institution during the program period. EXCEPTION: those who are in Ph.D. program are eligible.
Be in a state of good health and able to carry out daily activities on his/her own.
Have enough English to communicate with other artists and studio staff.
Application
The deadline of this open call occurs the 12th of January, 2020, at midnight. The final decision will be taken in January. Send your application to: info@kkvlulea.se and write in the object “Residence 2020”.
Please put below request into one pdf:
Motivation letter, why you would like to come to KKV Luleå, maximum 1500 words
Photos of your previous works/projects, maximum 10 photos and 5 projects
CV
Address to webpage or other social media
Contact info
Interviews with 3 selected artists will be conducted the 23rd of January before the final selection.
Location
KKV is reachable within a 30min walk from the city center or a 7min car/bus ride (bus n. 6). Luleå is served by an airport, a bus and a train station, able to connect it to many regional areas within Sweden. Read more about Luleå >>
Contacts
Manager: Birgitta Lindström
Chairman of KKV: Helena Bergman
E-mail. info@kkvlulea.se

 

KKV Open Call 2020.pdf