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                  05.05.2020

                  Coronavirus: Resources: Arts, Culture and Cultural Mobility

                  All sectors are affected by the coronavirus pandemia but we are very much aware that the alternative and independent art scene is / will be particularly under pressure. This list of resources, done in partnership with Circostrada, is updated on a daily basis since 14 March 2020. This list is by no means comprehensive and can be easily enriched thanks to your feedback and proposal to include new resources. Feel free to email us any initiative related to one of the sub-topics below at mobility(at)

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                  23.04.2020

                  In 2020, On the Move will take part in....

                  Check the events On the Move will take part in – as an aniser, contributor, facilitator, evaluator etc. – in this most updated list of events. This list is updated based on the news related to the coronavirus.

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                  07.03.2020

                  Mobility Information Points

                  Mobility Information Points (MIP) are information centres and/or websites in several European countries, and one in the USA, who aim to tackle administrative challenges that artists and cultural professionals can face when working across borders. Relevant issues can be around visas, social security, taxation, customs etc. Know more about them and other resources to ease your mobility.

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                  05.05.2020

                  Villa Ruffieux > Residency Programme 2021 (Switzerland)

                  The Villa Ruffieux residency programme in Sierre (Valais, Switzerland) is open to all professional artists working in the field of visual arts, music, literature, theatre, or cinema, with no distinction made based on age or nationality. Researchers and scientists are also welcome. Each stay should last between 1 and 3 months. Deadline: 30 June 2020.

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                  05.05.2020

                  Onassis STEGI > Hackathens 2020 (Online)

                  Onassis STEGI are inviting applications from artists, designers, developers, musicians, lawyers or anyone else interested for a four-week e-research programme aiming at developing digital works addressing the question of ‘what comes after?’. Proposals may include fiction or non-fiction essays, games, photo-essays, 3D visualisations, video, net art, net installations, apps, and other experimental digital media. The programme will run 27 May - 24 June 2020. Deadline: 20 May 2020.

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                  05.05.2020

                  IFACCA > Supporting Culture in the Digital Age

                  Prepared between November 2019 and March 2020, Supporting Culture in the Digital Age explores how the digital age has changed the cultural value chain. It draws on existing literature and insights provided by national members of IFACCA – the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies, as well as a range of actors from across the cultural ecosystem.

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                  05.05.2020

                  Culture at Work Africa > Call for External Evaluators

                  The Culture at Work Africa implementing consortium has launched a call for professionals with proven experience in project evaluation in the fields of cultural cooperation and development in Africa, to carry out the external evaluation of their three-year EU-funded project. The evaluation will start in July 2020, with a preliminary report due in November 2020 and the final report sue in June 2021. Deadline: 30 May 2020.

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                  05.05.2020

                  Japan Foundation > Call for Proposals for International Cultural Exchanges During the COVID-19 Crisis

                  The Japan Foundation, Bangkok is seeking project proposals for new ideas and approaches on how to implement and/or experiment with cultural exchange projects in light of the coronavirus pandemic. The call is open to individuals, teams and non-profit anisations of any nationality. Proposed projects are expected to promote cultural exchange between Japan-Thailand and/or regional exchange in Asia. Deadline: 30 May 2020.

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                  05.05.2020

                  LOCALIZE > Center Shock Open Call (Germany)

                  The next edition of the festival LOCALIZE will take place in Potsdam 17 September – 17 October 2020. The anisers are calling for projects – in corona-compatible formats – that question what we call the ‘center’ of a city, and that rediscover public space through artistic and playful approaches. One artist will be selected to receive a scholarship and spend two weeks working intensively with the festival and the city. Deadline: 31 May 2020.

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                  04.05.2020

                  ecce > Co-production Residencies for Joint Projects (Germany)

                  The european centre for creative economy (ecce) is launching a new programme to promote interdisciplinary cooperation between artists and creatives from the Ruhr Region and Europe. Collaborators make a joint application, and if successful will receive financial support as well as undertaking a residency in the Ruhr Region. Residencies last 3-5 months and will take place inside the period 1 November 2020 – 24 March 2021. Deadline: 30 June 2020.

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                  04.05.2020

                  UNESCO > Freedom & Creativity: Defending Art, Defending Diversity

                  The UNESCO report Freedom & Creativity: Defending Art, Defending Diversity provides an overview of current advances and challenges in the legal protection of artistic freedom, the protection of the social and economic rights of artists and cultural professionals, and the monitoring of artistic freedom at the national, regional and international levels.

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                  04.05.2020

                  Young Shubbak > Bayti Baytek Open Call for MENA Artists (Online)

                  Young Shubbak are inviting 18-25 year old MENA artists of any discipline are invited to apply for an opportunity to collaborate with previous Shubbak artists Enkidu Khaled, Joe Namy, and Reem Karssli. Selected applicants will make a piece responding to a home room (kitchen, living room, bedroom, etc.), sharing the piece online later in May 2020. Deadline: 10 May 2020.

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                  04.05.2020

                  DeuS > Mapping the Needs of the Cultural and Creative Industries

                  The vocational training project DeuS has launched a set of four surveys to help understand the current needs of the cultural and creative industries. The information collected from the study will go towards creating an optimised training programme and resources for the benefit of cultural and creative industries across Europe.

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                  04.05.2020

                  Fanak Fund > General Fund for Artistic and Cultural Mobility

                  Fanak Fund has opened a fund supporting artistic and cultural mobility in the Euro-Arab-speaking Middle East region, and from this region to the rest of the world. Artists and cultural operators living and working in Europe, the Arab-speaking world, and the Middle East can apply. Priority is given to mobility from the Arab speaking region to the Middle East and vice versa. Deadline: 31 August 2020.

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                  04.05.2020

                  The Institute of International Education > Artist Protection Fund

                  The Institute of International Education's Artist Protection Fund fills a critical unmet need by providing relief and safe haven to artists on a large scale, and for extended periods. Artists from any country and from any artistic discipline/practice may apply for a fellowship if they face threat of persecution or violence due to their practice, identity, or beliefs. Selected applicants are matched with host institutions that provide a broad programme of support. Deadline: rolling applications (assessed twice a year).

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