Where to apply: MFA residency, Arsenal Gallery, Arvo Pärt Centre, science, archives, grants for art festivals, and technological theater

26 january, 2024

Monument to Yuriy Drohobych, Drohobych, 2022. Source: unsplash.com. Photo by: Ivan Skorovarov.

In Ukraine and online

Sorry, No Rooms Available residency

For whom: Artists working in various genres and media
What’s offered: Implement a contextual project in Uzhhorod or the region, conduct a workshop, a lecture, etc.; accommodation, studio, per diem (fee — if possible)
Deadline: No deadline
Dates: From two weeks to three months in 2024
Location: Ukraine, Uzhhorod
Organizer(s): Sorry, No Rooms Available
Application: Via email to wybachtenomeriwnemaye@ukr.net or sorrynoroomsavailable@gmail.com

Virtual Ukraine Institute for Advanced Study fellowship

For whom: Scientists who have remained in Ukraine
What’s offered: Monthly scholarship (500 EUR for graduate students and 1000 EUR for professors), participation in a ten-month program, regular colloquia and workshops, access to the library, networking, assistance with publication and translation of scientific work
Deadline: January 31, 2024, 3:00 PM (Kyiv time)
Dates: October 1, 2024 — July 31, 2025
Location: Ukraine and onlineOrganizer(s): Institute for Advanced Studies in Berlin, funding — Volkswagen Foundation
Application: On the VUIAS platform

EFFEA grants for festivals for new artists

For whom: Any artistic festivals registered on the FestivalFinder.eu website
What’s offered: create an international festival in the Discovery category (8000 EUR grant) or Springboard category (15000 EUR grant) with at least two partners
Deadline: March 19, 2024
Dates: June 1, 2024 — May 31, 2025
Location: Ukraine or EU and Creative Europe countries
Organizer(s): The European Festivals Fund for Emerging Artists (EFFEA), an initiative of the European Festivals Association (EFA)
Application: On the effea.eu platform

Perform Europe: grants for collaboration in the field of performance

For whom: Teams of performers and organizations in the field of performative arts from at least three different countries
What’s offered: Implement an inclusive performative project (for example, a participatory performance about the consequences of carbon emissions, a virtual dance festival for people with disabilities, a city performance dedicated to women's safety in the city, etc.) in at least three countries worldwide
Deadline: March 31, 2024
Dates: Until November 30, 2025
Location: Ukraine and EU
Organizer(s): Perform Europe
Application: On the performeurope.eu platform

Open call for works for the LINOLEUM 2024 festival

For whom: Animators working in any technique, directors, and artists engaged in media art and video art
What’s offered: Present a work created after January 1, 2023, as part of the LINOLEUM festival (in the International Competition or the Commissioned Films Competition)
Deadline: May 1, 2024
Dates: September 4 — 8, 2024
Location: Ukraine, Kyiv, Unit City
Organizer(s): LINOLEUM International Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival
Application: On the FilmFreeWay platform


Goethe Institut and documenta archiv scholarship

For whom: Young artists, curators, and researchers
What’s offered: The opportunity to work on the research at the documenta archiv in Kassel for six months; access to the archive, a monthly stipend of 2000 EUR, coverage of travel expenses, assistance with visa and document processing, networking
Deadline: January 31, 2024, 16:00 (Kyiv time)
Dates: April — September 2024
Location: Germany, Kassel
Organizer(s): documenta archiv, Goethe Institut
Application: On the gap-online.goethe.de platform

Strong Together residency

For whom: Ukrainian artists working in various genres and media
What’s offered: Participate in a well-known Polish residency, present your practice, conduct two workshops for Ukrainian refugees; fee of 800 EUR, accommodation, and meals
Deadline: January 31, 2024
Dates: Two months between March and July 2024
Location: Poland, Białystok
Organizer(s): Galeria Arsenał, Open Place interdisciplinary practices platform
Application: https://bit.ly/3U6ySlH

Digital Humanism scholarship

For whom: Researchers who are pursuing or have already obtained a Ph.D. in the field of humanities or social sciences after 2019
What’s offered: A three-month program to work on your own research at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna; a monthly stipend (2500 EUR if you are still studying, 3000 EUR if you have already defended your dissertation)
Deadline: February 4, 2024
Dates: Fall 2024
Location: Austria, Vienna
Organizer(s): Institute for Human Sciences (Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen, IWM)
Application: https://bit.ly/3UaQkFK

Lit-Quest Europe literary residency

For whom: Literary agents, editors, and other literary professionals involved in author promotion, experienced in giving lectures, and proficient in English
What’s offered: Deliver a lecture on a chosen topic (in English), networking with representatives of the publishing industry; travel reimbursement (up to 500 EUR), free accommodation, a grant for stay (up to 150 EUR per day), subsistence minimum (50 EUR per day), lecture fee (300 EUR)
Deadline: February 15, 2024
Dates: Five days between June and November 2024
Location: Slovenia, Novo Mesto; Croatia, Zagreb; Finland, Helsinki
Organizer(s): Lit-Quest Europe project — a joint initiative of Publishing House Goga (Slovenia), Sandorf (Croatia), and Helsinki Literary Agency (Finland). Supported by the EU Creative Europe program
Application: https://bit.ly/3HurLvL

Sustainability by Design: residency by Folkwang University of the Arts

For whom: Artists and designers
What’s offered: Create and present work at Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven (October 2024): either a project using biobased materials (Biobased Materials residency) or a project highlighting the tension between technology and sustainability (Technology and Sustainability residency). Conditions include travel reimbursement, free accommodation (room in a shared apartment), a grant for stay (1500 EUR per month), a production budget (1500 EUR or more)
Deadline: February 15, 2024
Dates: May — October 2024
Location: Germany, Essen
Organizer(s): Folkwang University of the Arts as part of the Sustainability by Design project, funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany (BMBF)
Application: Via email to sbyd@folkwang-uni.de

Residency at the Arvo Pärt Centre

For whom: Composers, performers, writers, architects, painters, filmmakers, and dancers
What’s offered: Continue your practice without fixed requirements for a final project or work; travel and accommodation covered; there is an option to apply for a self-funded residency
Deadline: February 29, 2024
Dates: From one to four weeks in 2024
Location: Estonia, Laulasmaa (near Tallinn)
Organizer(s): Arvo Pärt Centre
Application: https://bit.ly/3UdoHfg and https://bit.ly/3UbNoIH (self-funded)

Orlyk Residency: rediscovering Ukraine in world archives

For whom: Historians, researchers, scientists
What’s offered: Establish connections with the professional community of other countries that are the subject of your historical research and open a Ukrainian diplomatic-historical residence. The organization is undertaken by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
Deadline: February 29, 2024
Dates: After April 2024, residency duration up to six months
Location: Abroad
Organizer(s): Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
Application: Via email to 415@mfa.gov.ua

Wonders of the Possible Festival by Kyber Teatro

For whom: Theater professionals, performers, theatrical and performative groups of up to three people working with new technologies
What’s offered: Present a project at the 11th International Festival of Theatre, Art, and New Technologies “Wonders of the Possible;” coverage of travel, accommodation, and meals expenses, payment for materials, small compensation for the presentation
Deadline: April 2, 2024
Dates: November — December 2024
Location: Italy, Cagliari
Organizer(s): Kyber Teatro
Application: https://bit.ly/3OfuVHL

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