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Opportunities - December 2018

A ROUND-UP OF COMMISSIONS, PAID OPPORTUNITIES & FREE DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES. LOCAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL, SPANNING CREATIVE DISCIPLINES.

 
  1. Ugly Duck: ‘In Transition’ - a call for creative projects exploring technological change and its effects on human behaviour through the theme; In Transition. Deadline 14th December 2018. Ugly Duck works to programme a diverse range of creative projects, exploring fields such as science, activism, information & technology, and social/cultural issues. They are particularly interested in cross-disciplinary projects.

  2. Odyssée Art Residencies - open call. Deadline 17th December 2018. The program is aimed at artists, researchers and culture professionals from countries other than France wanting to develop projects within French Heritage Sites for Culture. Recipients receive 1200€ per month and the refunding of their travel fees, staying free of charge, within the Centre that has accepted them. The period of residency can vary between 1 and 6 months.

  3. Radical Practices: Art School and Pedagogy - open call for presentations. Deadline: 23rd December 2019. What is the role of radical pedagogy within art schools and what potential does education offer contemporary art practices for broad social change?  This one-day conference will look at the way artists, students and educators have challenged, remodelled, and critiqued the function of education within art schools and its implications in shifting social relations. A budget is available to support speakers’ costs.

  4. KINGSBRAE INTERNATIONAL RESIDENCY FOR THE ARTS (KIRA) - open call for artists-in-residence. Deadline 15 December 2018. KIRA will award up to fifteen artists with one month residencies in St. Andrews, New Brunswick Canada. Artists will be provided with an individual studio space, comfortable housing, up to two prepared meals each day and a stipend. Artists will live on a historic property in a beautiful seaside town and work in studios located on the property. Artists receive one month of free studio space, a stipend of $1,500 per month, meals, accommodation and more.

  5. a-n Artist Bursaries 2019 - a-n The Artists Information Company is offering 50+ bursaries of £500 – £1,500 to Artist and Joint (Artist and Arts Organiser) members wishing to undertake self-determined professional development in 2019. Deadline 14 January 2019.