Goethe-Institut Postdoctoral Fellowship at Haus der Kunst in Munich, Germany

 SUBMISSION  DEADLINE: December 15th, 2016 

Haus der Kunst is a non-collecting public museum and a key global center for contemporary art located in Munich, Germany. The fellowship shall concentrate on the research for a comprehensive exhibition project on the global art historical developments of the Post-colonial era covering the period 1955 – 1980.

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The Paul E. Buchanan Award by Vernacular Architecture Forum

 SUBMISSION  DEADLINE: February 17th, 2017 

The Paul E. Buchanan Award was instituted by Vernacular Architecture Forum in 1993 to recognize contributions to the study and preservation of vernacular architecture and the cultural landscape that do not take the form of books or published work.

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The International Contemporary Dance Festival of Mexico City

 SUBMISSION  DEADLINE: January 31st, 2017 

Choreographers, dance companies and independent or emergent dance troupes are invited to participate in the open call for the International Contemporary Dance Festival of Mexico City. The Festival will be held from August the 3rd to August the 13th, 2017 at “Teatro de la Ciudad Esperanza Iris”, one of the most important venues for performing arts in the city and other public and alternative venues

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Artist in Residence Programme by Van Abbemuseum and GGzE in Eindhoven, The Netherlands

 SUBMISSION  DEADLINE: January 15th, 2017 
The Van Abbemuseum and the GGzE (Mental Health Care Institute Eindhoven) invite national and international artists or artist groups working in the fields of socially engaged art, community art, participatory art, art & science, social design or other related fields to apply for the Artist in Residence Programme “Artistic Strategies in Psychiatry”. During the two months residency on site at the GGzE, the artists are asked to develop and realize site specific projects of high artistic quality and innovative approaches that have a concrete, positive and lasting impact which relate to one or more of the objectives stated below.
  • reducing prejudices in society against mental health care and psychiatric illnesses
  • dealing with specific needs and problems of clients, ex-clients, their relatives or friends
  • enhancing the inclusion of clients or ex-clients in society
  • improving the living conditions and environment of clients or ex-clients
  • improving the working conditions and environment at the GGzE
  • making a concrete, positive and lasting impact on the institution, its clients or staff

The invited artists will be provided a studio to work on site at GGzE in order to gain a comprehensive understanding of the Mental Health Care Institution, its clients and staff. They should envisage a close cooperation with the GGzE and the Van Abbemuseum as well as with local or national institutions, organizations, communities and individuals which are concerned with issues according to the submitted projects.

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V&A Illustration Awards 2017 by Victoria and Albert Museum

 SUBMISSION  DEADLINE: December 15th, 2016 

The V&A Illustration Awards celebrate the best illustration published over the last year in the UK. Original artwork from the best illustrated book, book cover, editorial illustration and student illustrator of the year will be recognised.  The aim is to encourage and celebrate high standards of creativity in the industry. The awards are free to enter and offer some of the most substantial financial prizes for illustration in the UK.

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In Conflict, Visible White Photo Prize 2017

 SUBMISSION  DEADLINE: February 27th, 2017 

Visible White Photo Prize was founded to support international photographers who engage creatively with what is moving personal, social and political issues today.

This edition invites artists to reflect on the theme “In Conflict“. New manias collide nations and peoples in an ever more forceful social and political potential for conflict, with unforeseen effects on personal and public behaviour.

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