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Madrassa 2017 : Call for participation

MADRASSA is a programme conceived by l’Atelier de l’Observatoire, implemented with Spring Sessions in partnership with Mass Alexandria and aria (artist residency in algiers).

  • Deadline to apply : 5 May 2017
  • Selection of participants : 30 May 2017
  • Locations : Alexandria, Algiers, Algiers, Amman, Casablanca
  • For information : [email protected]

Madrassa is a programme of curatorial research and practice in contemporary art. It is one of the first of its kind in the region.

The programme strives to educate and connect...


Call for Papers | posters: The fourth VALLETTA 2018 annual international conference

The fourth in the Valletta 2018 Foundation's series of annual international conferences on cultural relations in Europe and the Mediterranean, this conference explores the interplay between cultural diplomacy, place branding and liveability, particularly in light of large public events such as the European Capital of Culture. These issues will be debated within the context of citizen engagement and sustainable city development.

call for...


Master Class : exploring spatial awareness


“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.” 

Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)

This master class consists of a conceptual framework exploring spatial awareness as well as technical workshops in sound and video recording, painting, action/performance, installation, and sculpture. Participants will acquire artistic tools and methods to investigate spatial awareness. They will develop and exhibit a personal project. They will also be encouraged to reflect on their personal artistic practice and that of their...


Ouaga film lab 2017


From 18 to 23 September 2017
Deadline for submission of applications: 10th of July 2017

The main aim of the OUAGA FILM LAB development and co-production residency is to strengthen the competitiveness of West African directors and producers within major international labs, as well as to facilitate their access to local funds, international co-productions and a close collaboration with experienced mentors from around the continent.

This call for proposals is aimed at West African film and audiovisual professionals...


The arts rights justice program

Hildesheim UNESCO Chair announces the launch of the ARTS RIGHTS JUSTICE PROGRAM

It is important that artistic creation and the role of artists are considered alongside human rights and freedoms in society. To this end, the Arts Rights Justice Program seeks to convey and professionalize skills, ensure the exchange of knowledge, make the most of multiplier effects and build expertise on the subject. Therefore, the aim is to strengthen and expand structures for the promotion and protection of artistic freedom.

The program was developed in cooperation with 30...


Call for applications : topophilia exhibition 2017

The Topophilia exhibition is the first in a series of two exhibitions organised by the MEETINGS project, to be held in the Nørager Farmhouse in Nees, Denmark, as part of the MEETINGS Festival from 1-10 September 2017. Artists working with film, video, moving image, animation, installation or new media are encouraged to submit works that can disrupt the rigid geometry of the farmhouse and disorient the dichotomy of “here” and “there”.

Topics may include: social, political and emotional...


Call for applications: primed mediterranean audiovisual awards 2017

PriMed, the International Prize for Mediterranean Documentary and Reportage, is open to all directors, producers and distributors who, through their programmes or their work, contribute to a bringing about a better knowledge of the Mediterranean countries in a broad sense, from the Atlantic coast to the Black Sea.

The board of directors of the Mediterranean Centre for Audiovisual Communication has launched the call for entries for the 21st PriMed awards, to be held in Marseille (France) in November/December 2017.

The deadline for entries is 31 March 2017...


Call for participants: artist-in-residence programme, Malta

Spazju Kreattiv and Valletta 2018 jointly invite creatives from all fields to apply for an immersive Artist-in-Residence programme (AiR) based on the Maltese island of Gozo, during Valletta’s tenure of European Capital of Culture 2018.

The residency programme aims to enrich cultural diversity within the national creative scene and is designed to maximise cultural immersion within the island and its communities. Links with...


Call for residency projects: lilith performance studio invites visual artists to realise and present a new, large-scale performance

Lilith Performance Studio is now inviting visual artists to apply with a proposal for a new major performance work, which will be staged in Malmö, Sweden, during 2018-2020.

Each year, selected artists are given the unique opportunity to realise and present a new, large-scale performance on site in the studio in Malmö or elsewhere in the city, in close collaboration with the studio.

Lilith selects artists with a distinctively individual artistic mode of expression and integrity in terms of ideas and methods and...


Call for applications: third edition of the international cross award

LIS Lab Performing Arts – in conjunction with the Municipality of Verbania and with the support of the Piemonte region, Fondazione Cariplo, Compagnia di San Paolo, Fondazione Piemonte dal Vivo, CRT and Municipality of Cannobio – has announced the third edition of the International CROSS Award for artists and companies in the field of performing arts and music, with a particular emphasis on productions focused on the close interaction between musical composition and on-stage action.