Open Call: Join Now Tandem 360° – Second Round

Within a new addition of the existing programmes for cultural exchange our friends from Tandem are looking for 20 civil society and cultural activists from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, and from Libyan initiatives and collectives displaced in these countries. Application Deadline for the Second Round: November 23, 2020:

“We aim to establish vital ecosystems as an enabling environment for political, social and economic inclusion of young people across the MENA region. More than ever, we do need a 360° perspective. In the spirit of ‘Doing-it-together’, the one-year programme Tandem 360° offers a space to experiment with multidisciplinary project ideas, ecosystem mapping and inventive approaches to create change through culture.”

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Call for Papers: Cultural managers, their organizations and their networks in times of Crisis

For their Virtual Gathering an January 13, 2021 our friends from the Network Brokering Intercultural Exchange (BIE) are looking for papers and other innovative formats dealing with the questions of both importance and fragility of networks in times of economic, healt, racial, and environmental crisis. Submission deadline: November 16, 2020:

“The global pandemic has shown both the importance and the fragility of networks. What role can and do these networks play in times of economic, health, racial, and environmental crisis?”  Read more…

Open Call: International Networking for Better Inclusion in Culture and Arts

Our friends from Інша Освіта / Insha Osvita invite cultural and artistic organization from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Germany, UK and Ukraine to join the program “International Networking for Better Inclusion in Culture and Arts”. Application deadline: October 30, 2020:

“The 4-week online trip for participants working in the field of inclusion in culture is designed for active networking, finding new international partners, sharing experiences and collaboration between organizations.” Read more…

Open Call: Production Awards Program in the Arab Region

Within the Production Awards Programm our friends from Al-Mawred Al-Thaqafy Culture Resource announce the open call for artists and writers from the Arab region, below the age of 35, by offering grants to enable them to produce their first creative projects. Application deadline: October 30, 2020:

“The program gives young artists the opportunity to create original works and develop new forms of artistic expression – within the field of performing and visual arts, literature, music as well as cinema and video.”

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Open Call: VAHA – Building Common Ground for Spaces of Public Discussion & Dialogue

Our friends from the Tandem Turkey-Programme are launching a two-years-initiative VAHA (meaning “oasis” in Turkish), which is made with and for the empowered voices of independent arts and culture spaces, advocating for public discussion and dialogue in cities across Turkey, Europe, and their neighbouring countries. Application deadline: September 14, 2020:

“Creative players in and around hybrid cultural spaces are invited to explore the power of learning from local practices to develop tailor-made support for platforms of free expression and cultural programming.”

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Open Call by CE+: Digital Education in the Creative and Culture Sector

Within the cooperation-initiative CE+ Capacity Development of Cultural Educators in the Digital Era, co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, we organize local live meetings of small groups in order to discuss the (non)possibilities of the digitalization of cultural work and provide a platform for sharing experiences. Application Deadline: June 20, 2020:

“In an international online meeting we will bring the groups together and dig deeper into the question: How digital could or should arts and culture be(come)?” 

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Open Call: Culture of Solidarity Fund

Within the Culture of Solidarity-Fund our friends from the European Cultural Foundation are looking for cultural initiatives – big or small – that reinforce solidarity and the notion of Europe as a shared public space in response to the current crisis and its aftershocks. You can apply in various application windows. Application deadline for the second round: July 14, 2020:

“The European Culture of Solidarity-Fund invites individuals, collectives and organisations from all sectors and civil society at large with initiatives and ideas that develop new approaches in operations of cultural work and new alliances across sectors to deal with the current challenges imposed by the crisis.”

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