Opportunities – Summer 2019/2020 Edition

This month we have a huge number of residencies coming your way, alongside our usual selection of grants, callouts and more to take you right through to the new year and beyond.

Just so you know, we’ve only included residencies that include at least subsidised accommodation, fees for travel wherever possible, and a stipend or project fee.

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Last Chance

Northern Territory Government | Creative industries: fellowship grant
NT artists and arts workers can apply for a fellowship grant to support your career development. Creative fellowship grants help you acquire new skills, knowledge and networks. Applications close Fri 29 November.

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Signal | Emerging Artist Learning Lab
The program provides opportunities for young people to learn from each other and to articulate and share their practice to the wider arts community. EOIs due Fri 29 November.

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Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre & CONSTANCE | ngayapi   niyakara (born to dream)
A paid opportunity for an emerging Aboriginal artist based in lutruwita (Tasmania) to present a new temporary artwork or project in an outdoor public space of their choice in nipaluna (Hobart). Applications close Sat 30 November.

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December

Circus Monoxide | ACRO 2020 6-month Circus Program
This course is for people of any age who have finished highschool and are serious about starting a career in circus. Applications close Sun 1 December.

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Circolando | Power Station Residency (Portugal)
Open to performing artists to stimulate research and investigation, this residency aims to reflect on the theme: THE BODY IS A FILE, THE FILE IS A BODY. Support is offered – note this is a short turnaround. Applications close Sun 1 December.

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Het Entrepot | Emerging Artist Open Call
A collaborative opportunity for young artists (under 30) to be paid to co-curate and participate in the KONVOOI Multidisciplinary Arts Festival in the port of Bruges in August 2020. Applications close Sun 1 December.

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City of Sandnes | Artist in Residence
AiR Sandnes offer a 1-3 months residency with additional project support in a rent-free studio with accommodation situated in the city of Sandnes in the municipality of Rogaland, close to the city of Stavanger in Norway. Applications close Sun 1 December.

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City of Sydney | Matching Grants
Aims to deliver local, community-based projects and: engage the community; develop skills; build capacity; and/or share funding arrangements. Applications close Mon 2 December.

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Australia Council | Chosen grants
This is an opportunity for First Nations communities, elders and senior artists to identify in which areas younger people need to be skilled up and how to do so.  This could be younger people undertaking apprenticeships or residencies with senior bosses, leaders and practitioners in cultural expression. Applications close Tues 3 December.

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Australia Council | IETM Tromso Plenary
Support to attend the IETM Spring Plenary Meeting in Tromsø, Norway from 30 April – 3 May 2020. Applications close Tues 3 December.

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Not In My Workplace | Sydney Summit
A gathering of leaders and change-makers from across the public and private sectors – coming together to form a united front to combat sexual harassment in Australian workplaces. Held in Sydney on Tues 3 December.

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Australia Council | A.S.K China Professional Placement
The A.S.K (Art Space for Kids) is China’s leading theatre for children. Over two months, you will be immersed in the daily operations of The A.S.K. Applications are open for arts managers, tour managers and producers to apply for a 2020 professional placement at The A.S.K. Applications close Tues 3 December.

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Australia Council | MAAP China Professional Placement
Applications are open for curators, arts managers, creative producers and exhibition managers to apply for a 2020 professional placement with MAAP at OCAT Shanghai. Applications close Tues 3 December.

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March Dance | Call for workshops, residencies, showings and full length works
Seeking applications from artists for residency space to make new work, hold a workshop and or host informal showings. Click here to register>>

Or register your own full length work and other projects here>>

Both applications due Fri 6 December.

 

Maribyrnong City Council | First Nations Creative Projects Initiative
This program is designed to give professional Indigenous artists the opportunity to lead the creation and development of a new work anywhere in the municipality. Expressions of interest close Fri 6 December.

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Theatertreffen | International Forum – Open Call 2020
The open call is aimed at artists interested in theatre up to the age of 35 from all artistic disciplines. The International Forum sees itself as a platform for comprehensive theoretical and practical exchange. Funded position. Applications close Sun 8 December.

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City of Parramatta Council | Creative Project Leveraging Fund
Aims to support professional groups and organisations with creative projects in the Parramatta region. This category is open to those working in all art forms, including but not limited to, music, sculpture, dance, painting, interpretation, writing/literature, theatre, design, film/video and digital media. Applications close 9am Mon 9 December.

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University of Tasmania | Cradle Coast Artist in Residency
Open to local, interstate and international professional artists working in a range of creative disciplines. A $5000 grant is offered to a successful established applicant to support their residency and the production of work which has relevance to the North-West Tasmanian community. Applications close Mon 9 December.

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Country Arts SA | Quick Response Grant
To assist applicants who are unable to apply for support from other funding sources because the opportunity occurs outside of a normal grant round. Rolling applications close from Thurs 12 December until Mon 20 January 2020.

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Adelaide Fringe | Honeypot Delegate Registrations Now Open
A dynamic matchmaking service for delegates that attend Fringe seeking the best in contemporary arts for future programming. Registrations close Fri 13 December.

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CreateNSW | Small Project Grants
Small Project Grants support the creation, development and presentation of new work and professional development or promotion for NSW-based professional artists and arts and cultural workers. You can apply for between $500 and $5000 towards your project until the end of June 2020. Your project must start at least three weeks after the date you submit your application.

Note: You cannot submit applications during the shutdown period from Fri 13 December until 5 January.

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Association des Centres Culturels de Rencontre | Call for application 2020 – Odyssée Programme
This program is aiming at foreign artists, researchers and culture professionals who aren’t living in France and who want to develop projects within French cultural Centers in a heritage site. Applications close Sun 15 December.

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Tokyo Biennale | Social Dive – Open Call
Calling for overseas artists to dive into Tokyo – apply to create an artist-in-residence project with Tokyo Biennale 2020. As an artist-in-residence program, participants will be offered accommodation and travel to Tokyo during their project period. Applications close Sun 15 December.

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SpeakAIR | Digital Residency
This is not your usual residency – over a one-month period, artists will be asked to use a SpeakAIR facebook page as a ground for research. This online platform will become an interactive room, not only where artists share their research but also where the public can join discussions in real time. Stipend offered and no travel required. Applications close Sun 15 December.

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Create NSW and Griffin Theatre Company | Incubator Fellowship
Valued at $50,000 (including in-kind support), emerging playwrights, directors, dramaturgs, designers and composers are encouraged to apply to spend a three-month residency working with Griffin artistic staff on the creative development of new works as well as being supported through professional mentorship from the company. Applications close Mon 16 December.

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Siren Theatre Co | PLAYLIST Readings at Mardi Gras
Playwrights are invited to submit a script for a professional play-reading with support from writers, theatre-makers and new talent who tell bold, unique LGBTQIA+ stories on stage. Applications close Wed 18 December.

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Create NSW and Sydney Dance Company | Beyond the Studio Fellow
Valued at $50,000 (including in-kind support), will support a choreographer, dancer, producer, composer or designer with $30,000 from Create NSW as they pursue intense periods of engagement with the SDC artistic team over a 12-18 month period. Applications close Thurs 19 December.

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Radar Sofia | New Radar Residency
One playwright/dramaturg/theatre, dance or performance maker will be invited to Sofia to put the beginning of a piece that would reflect critically on a topic related to the 30-year anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, the collapse of communism and the neoliberal consensus that followed across unified Europe and beyond. Applications close Mon 30 December.

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Creative Victoria | First Peoples Investment Program (Pilot)
Provides opportunities for First Peoples individuals, groups and organisations to develop their professional and creative practice and increase career pathways into the creative industries. Applications close Tues 31 December.

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bang.PRIX | Open call
Turkish platform offering project-based development and exhibitions that support practitioners from different disciplines and countries to develop themselves at the nexus of art, technology, design and science. Applications close Tues 31 December.

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January 2020

Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism | Project Grant Funding Open
An experimental grant-making program that supports artists and artist-journalist teams producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work for major media outlets. ECFJ is the first initiative of its kind to directly facilitate artists’ major media commissions in the realm of journalism. Rolling applications.

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Lunar Circus | Summer Circus Classes – Karridale (WA)
Classes are offered in a variety of different circus disciplines and skills levels in a purpose-built facility in WA’s Southwest region. Two weeks of summer classes offered: 6 – 10 January & 12 – 16 January.

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Quinzena de Dança de Almada | Open call for submissions
Professional choreographers, dance companies and video directors are invited to submit their projects to be presented in the International Platform for Choreographers and/or in the Video Dance Showcase. Applications close Sat 7 January.

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Showcase Victoria | Apply to pitch
If you’re an artist or producer looking to extend the life of your show by touring in Victoria in 2021/22, then the performing arts marketplace Showcase Victoria could be the platform for you. Applications close Mon 9 January.

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Ian Potter Cultural Trust | Emerging Artist Professional Development Grants
Grants up to $10,000 to assist talented emerging and early career artists to take up professional development opportunities, usually overseas. They support applicants who can demonstrate both initiative and exceptional talent, together with an ability to convert their ambitions to reality. Applications close Tues 14 January.

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Australia Council | International Arts Strategy Outcomes Fund
Supports opportunities that directly arise from strategic initiatives delivered by the Australia Council in the target international regions under the International Arts Strategy: Europe, North America, North Asia, South and South East Asia. Applications close Tues 21 January, Tues 17 March & Tues 19 May 2020.

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Australia Council | The Marten Bequest Scholarships
Offers talented young artists the chance to explore, study and develop their artistic gifts through travelling either overseas and/or interstate. Applications close Tues 30 January.

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February 2020 and beyond

Australia Council | Projects, Career Development, Playing Australia and more
The first major round for Australia Council funding for 2020. Applications close Tues 4 February 2020.

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Australia Council | Signature Works
The richness of creative ideas translated to an engaging experience for audiences, furthers market growth opportunities and provides an insight into the vitality and vibrancy of First Nations arts in the national and international arts landscape. Signature Works is an invitation only opportunity. Applications close Thurs 6 February 2020.

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Australian Network for Art & Technology | Synapse Residencies
Residencies are open to Australian artists working in any discipline and/or medium, with the residencies to take place over 16 weeks full-time, which can also be undertaken part-time or in discrete blocks over a longer duration during 2020. Applications close Wed 19 February.

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CreateNSW | Project and Creative Koori grants
Create NSW’s Arts and Cultural Funding Program 2019/20 provides funding opportunities for arts and cultural organisations, professional artists and arts/cultural workers across a wide range of artforms and disciplines. Project round applications due Mon 2 March 2020.

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Northern Territory Government | Creative industries: strategic project grant
Support the delivery of strategic arts projects in the Northern Territory (NT). There are two categories of funding: Grants of up to $25,000 for artists with disabilities or independent creative professionals; grant of up to $100,000 to support strategic arts industry development. Applications close Sat 14 March 2020.

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