Where to apply: UNESCO grant, residence for LGBTIA+ individuals, Paris, Fukushima, Klaipeda (and more)

2 november, 2023

Grants, Scholarships, Residencies, Education

In Ukraine and online

Ways of Repair: Loss and Damage residency 

For whom: artists, curators or collectives, working with any media.
What’s offered: Realize a project about losses and damages, develop your practice in collaboration with like-minded cultural practitioners, climate researchers, policymakers, advocates, and activists working on policy solutions for losses and damages. The grant is 10,000 GBP.
Deadline: November 12, 2023, 23:59 GMT.
Dates: January 2024 – January 2025.
Location: Online.
Organizers: Open Society Foundations (OSF) within the Loss and Damage Collaboration art program.
Application: https://bit.ly/461eLHH

(re)connection UA 2023/2024

For whom: non-governmental organizations, charitable foundations, and LLCs registered in Ukraine with successful project experience in the field of culture.
What’s offered: Realize a project with a focus on reconnecting artists with their audiences and strengthening Ukrainian voices worldwide; support and develop the role of artists in preserving Ukraine's cultural diversity and identity; explore the role of culture and art in processing collective traumas; implement new approaches to memory culture; strengthen communities through community-building, institutional resilience, and artists' adaptability to the challenges of wartime; shape a vision for the future through culture and art; research and discuss a new social contract in Ukraine through cultural practices; study and comprehend decolonization processes in Ukraine's culture. The budget for each project ranges from 5,000 to 25,000 USD.
Deadline: November 26, 2023, 23:59.
Dates: December 8, 2023 – mid-April 2024.
Location: Ukraine.
Organizers: Ukrainian Museum of Contemporary Art in partnership with UNESCO and UEAF.
Application: https://bit.ly/40iHt5K


PROSPER: PROtotype for Sustainable residencies in PERipheries residency 

For whom: artists, designers, thinkers, and researchers.
What’s offered: Realize a project within the following themes: «Peripheries as spaces of possibility & resistance», «Climate & environmental challenges», or «Interdisciplinary exploration with local communities.» Living stipend — 660 EUR, travel expenses, studio, production budget, etc.
Deadline: November 6, 2023, 23:59.
Dates: April 1 – April 30, 2024.
Location: Ohrid, North Macedonia.
Organizers: LOOP (Greece), Eho Animato (Serbia), Peripetjia and LDA Struga (North Macedonia), and Oyoun (Germany), among others. The project is co-financed by the EU program «Creative Europe.»
Application: https://bit.ly/3SpeH1A

Art Explora residencies in Paris

For whom: visual, performative, and digital artists, art historians, and art curators with five years of professional experience.
What’s offered: Realize an artistic project addressing contemporary sociological, political, technological, or environmental issues, either independently or in collaboration with a researcher. A monthly stipend of 1,000 euros, 3,000 euros for project implementation, free accommodation, studio, and travel expenses covered.
Deadline: November 7, 2023, 12:59 (Kyiv time).
Dates: March – August 2024 / September 2024 – February 2025.
Location: Paris, France.
Organizers: Art Explora.
Application: https://artexplora.plateformecandidature.com/

Klaipeda Culture Communication Centre residency

For whom: Lithuanian and international artists, researchers, curators, and other creators whose practice is related to the environment or ecology, the art & science field, urbanism, city research, and community development.
What’s offered: Realize individual projects in collaboration with the local community. A stipend of 500 EUR for living expenses and materials, free accommodation and a studio.
Deadline: December 1, 2023, 23:59.
Dates: From 1 week to 2 months (depends).
Location: Klaipeda, Lithuania.
Organizers: Klaipeda Culture Communication Centre.
Application: https://bit.ly/49aqyq2, send it to viktorija@kkkc.

Akademie der Künste der Welt residency

For whom: Artists (individuals or collectives) engaged in intersectional anti-, de-, and post-colonial arts, born outside of Germany. Emphasis is on members of the LGBTQIA+ community, FLINTA, BIPOC, and refugees.
What’s offered: The opportunity to realize an interactive project for the local community of Cologne, focusing on marginalized groups. A monthly stipend of 2000 EUR, a monthly project budget of 1500 EUR, free accommodation, workspace, and support for public events, technical assistance, and more.
Deadline: December 15, 2023.
Dates: July – November 2024.
Location: Cologne, Germany.
Organizers: Akademie der Künste der Welt.
Application: Send an email to residency@adkdw.org.

Berliner Künstler participatory program 

For whom: Directors, writers, poets, musicians, and sound designers.
What’s offered: The opportunity to develop your practice without the obligation to create new works. The program serves as an award for artists with established international careers.
Deadline: December 17, 2023, 23:59 CET.
Dates: 12 months in the categories of «Visual Arts», «Literature», and «Music», and 6 months in the «Film» category.
Location: Berlin, Germany.
Organizers: Berliner Künstlerprogramm (part of DAAD), Federal Foreign Office of Germany, Senate Department for Culture and Europe Berlin.
Application: https://bit.ly/3QnP5zi

Culture Moves Europe mobility program

For whom: Artists and cultural professionals working with architecture, cultural heritage, design and fashion, literature, music, visual arts, and performative arts.
What’s offered: The opportunity to implement an individual or collective mobility project, financial support for creative work, travel expenses, a daily stipend of 75 EUR (within the virtual mobility program — 35 EUR per day).
Deadline: monthly, with the latest deadline of May 31, 2024, 23:59 CET.
Dates: Projects must be completed by May 31, 2025.
Location: Varies depending on the project.
Organizers: European Union, and Goethe-Institut.
Application: https://bit.ly/49eT35X

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