Open Calls

Open Calls © Goethe Institut, Groupe Dejour

Here you will find a selection of current international and national open calls and opportunities (i.e. competitions, prizes, exhibitions, awards, proposals, residencies and grants) across art forms for artists, creators, translators and makers to participate in exciting international programmes.

If you would like to see an opportunity added to our listing, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Listings are regularly updated.

Apply by 27 Oct 2021
Young V&A Design Residency

The Victoria and Albert Museum is inviting applications from UK based practitioners working in participatory and child-centred design who wish to develop their practice or portfolio of work. This open call seeks practitioners who work in a critically informed way with a focus on inclusive design processes that effectively engage children and young people.

Apply by 30 Nov 2021
Residency Fellowships

Akademie Schloss Solitude supports young artists, scientists, as well as cultural and economic professionals through residential fellowships for a time span of six to twelve months. Akademie Schloss Solitude’s wide-ranging fellowship program promotes the interrelationship of art and science across all disciplines and fields of practice.

Apply by 01 Dec 2021
FLAMIN Productions

FLAMIN Productions supports mid-career London-based artists who have a track record of working with moving image. Projects will be supported that are at concept stage or in development, demonstrate a shift or step forward in an artist’s practice and stand to benefit from the support that FLAMIN Productions can offer.

Apply by 07 Jan 2022
35. European Media Art Festival

This open call is seeking films, videos, installations and performance projects or expanded media works which are to be presented from the 20th until the 24th of April 2022 on the 35. European Media Art Festival in Osnabrück.

Applications on a rolling basis
Open Call for Sessions

Art Work Association (A/WA), a peer forum of artists and creative workers, is seeking proposals for talks, screenings, seminars, reading groups and workshops for programming for January 2022 onwards. This open call is seeking proposals from pracitioners within 5 years of graduation or equivalent practice based experience.

Applications on a rolling basis
Music: Virtual Partner Residencies

In reaction to the resulting changes in working conditions in the music scene, the Goethe-Institut has created this virtual residency programme with a view to maintaining and reinforcing international exchange and collaboration. Funding for virtual partner residencies is now available to arrange for international musical collaboration projects.

The Arts Infopoint UK initiative © The Arts Infopoint UK initiative

The Arts Infopoint UK initiative

Arts Infopoint UK is a pilot initiative to support the arts sector with information on practical issues relating to artist mobility. The project will look at ways to provide support for international artists visiting the UK as well as venues or companies in the UK who want to invite an international artist or company to perform here.