Where to apply: residency for art critics, theater festivals, Ukrainian studies, women's art archive (and more)

6 december, 2023
The Crack of Friendship, Volodymyr Kuznetsov, Arch of Freedom of the Ukrainian People, 2023. Photo: Mykyta Kondratov/unsplash.com

In Ukraine and online

Building Back Better workshop by the Kharkiv School of Architecture

For whom: Students planning to enroll in a master's program in architecture and urbanism
What’s offered: Participate in an international architectural workshop aimed at rethinking the environment for community and city restoration. Participation in the workshop can help in gaining entry to a special new master’s program at the Kharkiv School of Architecture
Application deadline: 17.12.2023, 23:59
Dates: January 22 – February 2, 2024
Location: Lviv (Ukraine) and Warsaw (Poland)
Organizer(s): Kharkiv School of Architecture (Ukraine), The Norwegian Refugee Council, ARUP, in partnership with Ro3kvit, The Urban Coalition for Ukraine, and The Global Free Unit.
Application: https://bit.ly/3R83IXW

Digital Labs: exhibition curators

For whom: Curators who want to systematize their knowledge and learn more about organizing exhibitions abroad, and artists who want to exhibit their works worldwide
What’s offered: The opportunity to work on an exhibition idea with experts and receive €500 for professional development
Application deadline: 19.12.2023, 15:00 (Kyiv time)
Dates: April 9–17, 2024
Location: Online
Organizer(s): House of Europe
Application: Through houseofeurope.grantplatform.com

Digital Labs: urbanists and city planners

For whom: Urbanists and architects with over 2 years of experience who want to use modern European approaches in their work
What’s offered: Over 10 practical lectures dedicated to creating recovery plans and designing inclusive cities adapted to war and climate change; the opportunity to receive €500 for professional development
Application deadline: 19.12.2023, 15:00 (Kyiv time)
Dates: February 13–21, 2024
Location: Online
Organizer(s): House of Europe.
Application: Through houseofeurope.grantplatform.com

Open Call from the Support Fund for Performative Art

For whom: Artists from the fields of dance, theater, new circus, performance, and music (legal entities of all forms of ownership and individual entrepreneurs of the 3rd group)
What’s offered: Microgrants for the creation and presentation of new performative art projects in various fields. The maximum grant amount is up to UAH 100,000
Application deadline: 20.12.2023, 23:59
Dates: Announcement of results — January 10, 2024; project implementation — until April 20, 2024
Location: Ukraine
Organizer(s): Impulse Transformation Platform.
Application: https://bit.ly/3R5KAKd

Open Call for the «Secondary Archive. Ukrainian Women in War» project

For whom: Young female artists born after the proclamation of Ukraine's independence (1991 or later), working in any media, and exploring the theme of war and trauma in their creative work. Open call is for anyone who identifies as a woman and as a Ukrainian artist
What’s offered: The opportunity to be part of the Secondary Archive — a multinational online platform dedicated to the creativity of women from Central and Eastern Europe — and the «The Sky Is Open. Voices From Ukraine» archive, dedicated to collecting Ukrainian art created after February 24, 2022 (initiated by Waldemar Tatarczuk and Labirynt Gallery)
Application deadline: 28.12.2023, 23:59
Dates: Announcement of results — no later than January 2024
Organizer(s): Artsvit Gallery (Ukraine), Katarzyna Kozyra Foundation (Poland), Galeria Labirynt (Poland)
Application: Email to foundation@katarzyanozyra.pl

Ukrainian Studies support program named after Ivan Lysiak-Rudnytsky

For whom: Individual entrepreneurs, analytical centers, universities, NGOs, cultural and educational institutions officially registered in Ukraine working in the fields of culture, analytics, education, or science
What’s offered: Up to UAH 400,000 for discussions, lectures, conferences, podcasts, video lectures, special projects, translations, and publications of books about Ukraine aimed at a Western audience. Preference is given to projects already working with foreign partners and have secured one-third of the funding
Application deadline: 31.12.2023, 23:59 (Kyiv time)
Dates: Announcement of results — early February 2024
Location: Ukraine
Organizer(s): Ukrainian Institute, Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, with financial support from the International Renaissance Foundation.
Application: Email to academic@ui.org.ua

Open Call for posters and animation at the XII Triennial «4th Block»

For whom: Artists, designers, animators
What’s offered: Participate in the international ecological poster festival «4th Block» with the theme «Rethink» and three sub-themes — «Rethink the Future,» «Rethink Humanity's Place in the Global Ecosystem,» and «Rethink Mariupol»
Application deadline: 31.01.2024, 23:59
Dates: 2024
Location: Kharkiv, Ukraine
Organizer(s): Triennial «4th Block»
Application: Email to 12triennial4block@gmail.com

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