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​5th Biennale internationale de Casablanca : Call for applications

The Biennale Internationale de Casablanca welcomes applications from professional artists to take part in its 5th edition that will take place from 24 September to 1 November 2020.​

The biennale will particularly be interested in works dealing with the written sign, word, text, literature and, by extension, language including vernaculars and relations to colonial linguistic legacies in Africa and beyond. 

The notion of communication will also be addressed through its means and media: from orality to writing and codes; the...


12th Edition Bayimba International Festival of the Arts – Call for submissions/applications

The four-day Bayimba International Festival of the Arts has become an important benchmark for the consumption of the finest Arts. Every first week of August, Lunkulu Island off the shores of L.Victoria comes alive as a vibrant and eventful island when an unparalleled 24/4 hour feast of Music, Dance, Poetry, Storytelling, Acrobatics, Theatre, Film, and Visual Arts from renowned and upcoming Artists is brought to Mukono District.

Since its first edition in 2008, a wide variety of known and upcoming Artists from Uganda, East Africa and beyond...


Open call : Arab documentary photography programme

The Arab Fund for Art and Culture (AFAC) and the Prince Claus Fund, in partnership with the Magnum Foundation, are delighted to announce the sixth cycle of the Arab Documentary Photography Programme (ADPP).

Through a partnership with the Arab Fund for Art and Culture, together with the Magnum Foundation, we launched the Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP) in 2014....


Open Call: Short Film Production Grant

Sharjah Art Foundation invites filmmakers to apply for the Sharjah Film Platform (SFP) Short Film Production Grant. Applicants should submit a grant application and a three-minute video that presents an overview of the genre, themes, structure, plot, setting and characters for their original short film. A total of $30,000 will be awarded, and the films must be completed in time to screen at SFP 2020. 

Sharjah Film Platform is an annual film initiative...


Open Call - QAYYEM programme in curatorial research

Diverse landscapes of independent art spaces, curatorial projects, art schools and museums, enact various histories, political alignments, axes of solidarity and possible futures. In the Middle East and North Africa, these landscapes are extremely dynamic and in constant flux, affecting the curatorial knowledge produced and shared regionally. Initiated by MASS Alexandria and co-organized alongside the MMAG Foundation and L’appartement 22, in collaboration with the Allianz Cultural Foundation, QAYYEM aims to dismantle, critique and transform the relationship between curatorial knowledge...


Roberto Cimetta Fund : Job announcement - part time

Name of the organisation: Roberto Cimetta Fund (RCF)

Activity of the organisation: the Roberto Cimetta Fund is an international association that provides support for artistic and cultural mobility in the Euro-Arab-Middle East area. It has provided 1800 travel grants to date. RCF is in touch with the emerging art scene and has a general overview of artistic and cultural projects taking shape in the Arab world and the Middle East as well as a focus on artists in exile near the conflict zones.

Context for recruting: In the last few years RCF has diversified its funding sources...


Call for applications 2019 / international City(Estate) of arts

the international City(Estate) of arts has just issued its appeal to applications(candidacies) for residences for the international City(Estate) of arts from January, 2019.

This call(appeal) is open to artists of the whole world (including of France) of any disciplines (visual arts, writings, music, live performance), of 18 or more years old, which wish to request a residence for a duration from 2 to 12 months in Paris.

Call(Appeal) is opened until 1er in September at midnight (Paris time).

The artists directly have to apply for this link:

In French: ...


Call for applications : Mediterranean Youth meeting

The REF - Réseau Euromed France is organizing the « Mediterranean youth » meeting in Tunis (Tunisia), from 25 to 27 April 2019, in partnership with the Tunisian associations PCPA - Soyons active / active, Shanti, FTDES, Art Rue and Chouf.

This meeting comes within the...


Open Call - General Fund for Travel Grants

The Roberto Cimetta Fund launches the General Fund for Artistic and Cultural Mobility in the Euro-Arab-Middle East region on 1st January 2019. Artists and cultural operators living and working in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East can apply. Priority is given to mobility from the South and East of these region.

The General Fund is open to all requests for travel grants that respect the eligibility criteria of RCF. Applicants can apply from 1st to 31st January 2019...


RESHAPE's Open Call

Open call 

We are looking for artists and cultural workers who have tried and managed to devise alternative models of working together or have engaged audiences in innovative ways.

Do you know one? Spread the word! Are you one of them? Apply!

You can apply to join one of 5 teams in developing transnational and experimental tools for supporting contemporary art practices, or;
You can apply to take part in the Forum where artists and cultural workers will discuss experimental practices...