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We Seek: As a photography festival, OBSCURA Festival seeks partnerships in various forms. Monetary partners are crucial to the execution of the festival which runs at a cost of roughly USD$90,000 a year. We also seek media, cultural, venue, printing, travel and accomodation partners.
We Offer: As a festival with a significant international following on social media together with strong audience exposure during the festival, we can offer social media plugs, display of partner logos across all promotional material together with more tailored partnerships that will be mutually beneficial.
OBSCURA Festival is Malaysia’s premier photography festival that celebrates photography from Asia and around the globe. Each year, the festival hosts a series of exhibitions, talks, workshops, professional portfolio reviews and slide shows. The festival also organises fringe events, including youth photography programmes with its festival partners. Exhibiting photographers, curators, jury members and students fly […] More
We Seek: Organizations and/or festivals with which to collaborate on events focusing on intercultural dialogue, freedom of expression, and linguistic rights. Organizations and/or festivals interested in organizing their own Free the Word! event. Organizations and individuals interested in collaborating with PEN International on issues of freedom of expression and linguistic rights.
We Offer: Decades of expertise on issues of intercultural dialogue, freedom of expression, and linguistic rights. The flexible Free the Word! literary event format, to be organized with guidance from PEN International and adapted to each organization’s individual specifications. Intercultural connections across the world through 149 different PEN Centres.
PEN International promotes literature and freedom of expression and is governed by the PEN Charter and the principles it embodies: unhampered transmission of thought within each nation and between all nations. Founded in 1921, PEN International connects an international community of writers from its Secretariat in London. It is a forum where writers meet freely […] More
We Seek: Visibility to emerging filmmakers in Europe and Asia
We Offer: A professional networking platform for filmmakers
The Film Network is responsible for www.thefilmnetwork.co.uk , a professional networking platform dedicated to the filmmaking industry. Films are curated by film festivals and other credible film organisations as well as the central team. We aim to develop the world’s leading networking platform for the creative video and film sector – think LinkedIn meets Vimeo. Our […] More
We Seek: We are searching for talented artists in the field of jazz, classics and folklore as well for organisations outside Bulgaria such as agencies, cultural and art institutions who are interested in Plovdiv - European Capital of Culture 2019 and its artistic content.
We Offer: We offer expertise in the field of the artist development and management; PR, events organisation, media, copy writing; local and international contacts; readiness to be partner in international projects and good overview upon the opportunities "Plovdiv - European Capital of Culture" offers.
Solpromo is a platform, created to promote classical, jazz and folklore music artists in Bulgaria and abroad. Solpromo is aiming to present to the audience professional musicians and artists, as well as to help young individuals and bands develop and promote their talents. The basic idea of this platform is the personality and the individual […] More
We Seek: Culture exchange, collaboration, exchange of experiences, projects, partnership
We Offer: Culture exchange, collaboration, exchange of experiences, projects, partnership
Ragunda Valley has the only Royal Thai Pavilion of its kind outside Thailand! The Royal Thai Pavilion in Utanede, Ragunda is amazingly unique. Nearly 100 years after the visit by the Thai King Chulalongkorn Rama V in 1897, Thai representatives decided together with Ragunda to honour the king’s visit through erecting a spectacular memorial building […] More
Discipline:Architecture, Art and Environment, Arts and Crafts, collaboration, Contemporary Arts, Creative Industries, Cultural Diplomacy, Cultural Education, Cultural History, Cultural Management, Cultural Research, Dance, Design, Film, funding, Heritage, Institute, Intercultural Dialogue, master-class, Museum, Performing Arts, Photography, Technical Arts, Theatre, Visual Arts
We Seek: Collaboration and research in all fields of art .
We Offer: art education and research
The Pakhtunkhwa College of Arts-PCA was established on 20th September 2014 as a constituent college of University. The idea for establishing this college was done on 26th March 2014 as University College of Arts. The First Principal and faculty was Inducted on 20th August 2014. Objectives Our objectives are ‘to advance learning, knowledge and professional […] More
We Seek: We are looking for very motivated students for our next Summer School in Curatorial Studies which will be held in Venice next summer during the Architecture International Art Biennale.
We Offer: With an interdisciplinary approach, the course provides practical training and experience within museums and exhibition settings. Its international faculty includes curators and museum professionals, artists and critics. The course is designed to increase students understanding of the intellectual and technical tasks of the curator figure. English-taught lectures cover both theoretical and practical topics that go from the history of contemporary visual arts and practices of exhibition-making, to Exhibition Management. The students will participate in weekly activities, such as artist studio visits, tours of exhibition spaces, networking events and workshops. The program culminates with the set up of the exhibition and the publication of a printed catalogue. The Summer School includes visits of specific art venues all over the city of Venice during the International Architecture Biennale. A series of selected case studies will offer the students an opportunity to observe the development of contemporary art. The School’s goal is to align these specific theoretical lectures with a practical approach. Besides the theoretical lectures, a series of laboratories and workshops aims to introduce the students to the work of critical text writing, press releases and to structure all the different aspects of publishing. The students will be offered the possibility of a gallery training and of setting up together - with one of our tutors, their exhibition in Venice, as a final project of the course.
The School for Curatorial Studies is an ambitious and challenging project promoted since 2004 and conceived as a school committed to experimentation and interdisciplinary thinking. The main goals are to spread the knowledge in the field of visual arts and to introduce the students to the professions related to the art world, focusing on contemporary […] More
Discipline:Art and Environment
We Seek: We seek for the creative thinkers: artists, writers, curators, cultural managers, musicians and academics, who would like to make researches on the relationship between Art and Nature; who are seeking for answers of the question of whether artists may affect social change - art works use creative vision to highlight the ways in which we see the Nature, psychologically, philosophically.
We Offer: We offer a Residence space for realization of the projects and public presentation of theirs work
Culture and Energy is an NGO established in 2003 by a group of artists and researchers.The main goal of the organization is to investigate the various levels of the complex interactions between Culture and Nature. The activities of the organization are based on the understanding that Culture is, in fact, an interaction between man and […] More
We Seek: We are seeking contemporary artists working in any media seeking the qualities of a secluded retreat and potential collaboration. We want to explore the following themes - climate / weather, rural social and political issues, land / agriculture. We are inviting these artists to join us for artist residencies in South-West Dorset, England.
We Offer: We are offering a new artist residency program – The Mothership – in Dorset, from March 2016. This opportunity is for contemporary artists working in any media seeking the qualities of a secluded retreat and potential collaboration. The residencies can range in length from a weekend to six weeks, depending on the needs of the artist and the availability of the studio, and are tailored towards professional artists seeking the ideal qualities for a working retreat – quiet, seclusion and creative inspiration.
Unincorporated Collaborations (UC) is a company lead by Anna Best – a Dorset-based artist. It exists to set up stimulating collaborations with interesting people from around the world. It is a not for profit arts initiative which aims to raise consciousness and create dialogue around issues pertinent to our current political and social landscape UC is launching The Mothership, a […] More
We Seek: We are looking for curators and photographers in Asia who can give us a presentation (20min-length, All programs are in English) on the theme ‘From Analog Photography to Digital Photography’. We also welcome curators and photographers from Asia who are interested in the theme and are willing to join this program.
We Offer: We’ll provide all attendants with free accommodations and allotted presentation fees for the selected speakers.
The Museum of Photography, Seoul, is the first museum of photography in Korea, authorized in 2002. The museum engages in a variety of activities to promote an understanding and appreciation of photography. It exists to encourage and inspire photographers who choose to pursue an artistic career in the realm of Korean photography. The museum’s mission […] More
We Seek: Networking and collaboration in EtP Project 365, the public photo-art project that collectively creates and preserves photographic visuals of the fast vanishing culture and lifestyle of ancient Tamilakam (contemporary South India). Year-long project 365 Tiruvannamalai was completed in August 2015 and Project 365 tri-sangam ports will begin during August 2016.
We Offer: Residency for young, upcoming and professional photographers in Tiruvannamalai ( https://ekalokamtrustforphotography.wordpress.com/residency-programme-for-photographers/ ) Collaboration and networking support
EtP (Ekalokam Trust for Photography) is an artist run, registered, not-for profit organization based in Tamil Nadu, India. The visionary behind EtP is noted contemporary Indian photographer Abul Kalam Azad. EtP has been informally working in Tiruvannamalai since mid 2012 and was legally formed in the year August 2013 by Abul Kalam Azad, Kulanthaivel – […] More
We Seek: SOMA Art Gallery is an independent contemporary art and culture space and initiative which encourages collaborations among networks between cultural professionals, artists, academics and social activists from all over the world with the larger aim of supporting sustained dialogue. SOMA is seeking funding partners.
We Offer: SOMA defines itself as a platform where true, mindful dialogue begins by presenting the art works strongly connected with the oldest question and matter of human beings: Who we are, Where we are, Where is our soul now. SOMA offers the Artists and Art-Professionals the exhibition space in Kreuzberg, Berlin.
SOMA Art Gallery is an independent contemporary art and culture space and initiative which encourages collaborations among networks between cultural professionals, artists, academics and social activists from all over the world with the larger aim of supporting sustained dialogue. SOMA means moonlight in the oldest language: Sanskrit. The world of the Moon is more the […] More
We Seek: We need artists who are interested to work or get experience with us and ready to do the residency: research and interact with the residents for a week. Observe the issue and collaborate with the residents to produce works of art as a medium for aspirations of the citizens' issues. We want a form of work that is new or different by utilizing the existing facilities around the citizen.
We Offer: We offer to you an experience to work with us, but we need to remind you that Gubuak Kopi is a study group which did not have much money and is not standing behind a large founder. Gubuak Kopi community will seek the costs from your country for the consumption during the activities, whereas for the inn, we will gather at the headquarters and houses of the citizens. So please understand.
Gubuak Kopi Community is a cultural study club, working to research and develop knowledge of the arts and media in the local area and introduce art as a medium for the aspirations of citizens. We work collectively with residents to produce contemporary arts. Gubuak Kopi was established by a youth group consisting of an artist, […] More
We Seek: The Festival is interested in a collaboration with different institutions to exchange visibility, partnerships or establish a connection with other organizations. Hosting artists and experts in this field to encourage a full agenda of shows. Creating a circuit of cooperation between various organizations with the purpose of an exchange of culture and artistic figures.
We Offer: We develop circus culture and create a show of quality entertainment with the visibility of over a hundred thousand people in one of the most important cities in northern Italy. An incredible live festival that fosters a joyful meeting, but also full of artistic contents with great talented artists.
The Padova Street Show is an international reunion of circus and street performers in the city of Padua. The event in its 2nd edition, that will be held from the 9th to 12th June 2016, will see as protagonists, artists from different Italian cities and from all over the world as well. All of them […] More
Discipline:collaboration, Contemporary Arts, Cultural Education, Cultural Management, Cultural Policy, Cultural Research, Dance, documentary, experimental, Film, independent-film, Literature, Music, New Media, Performing Arts, Photography, Technical Arts, Visual Arts
We Seek: We seek international artists to our residency program.
We Offer: Zaratan Artist In Residence programme provides a private workspace, a creative and thrilling artistic community, exhibition opportunities and professional development for international artists in Lisbon (Portugal).
Zaratan–Arte Contemporânea is a not-for-profit space and an organization founded by artists in Lisbon city center in November 2014. Zaratan is a creation, production and promotion structure for contemporary art and a space of reflection and listening. In order to stimulate creativity and contribute to generate valid cultural processes, Zaratan has developed so far a […] More
We Seek: We believe that nature is a great inspiration for artistic expression. We would like to collaborate with other organizations and support young artists.
We Offer: We can offer a chance for cultural exchange, a retreat for artists in an inspirational setting where they can escape the ordinary and get inspired by nature in an almost complete solitary environment. Here you can experience a healthier, more simple and slower lifestyle and finally have time to create.
We have recently established our artist residency programs to support young artists who are traveling and offer them a chance to have a peaceful place to create their artwork during their travels or to just get away from the city to clear their mind. The artist residency allows each visiting artist to experience our place, […] More
We Seek: We are seeking funding.
We Offer: Advertising in all our social media.
Sandro Academy is registered as a non-profit organization that provides the youth of our community with a meaningful youth sports experience. Sandro Academy continues to be a leader in the effort to address the growing concerns associated with concussions and injuries sustained in youth sports. Sandro Academy is uniquely funded through our friends at the […] More
We Seek: We are looking for partners for our two Festivals: Festival Florio (www.festivalflorio.it): at the end of June we produce a big art festival in Favignana (Sicily) where we produce classical concerts, jazz, reading etc in a place inserted in nature, for relaxing and charming cultural tourism. The other Festival is Progetto IMC (www.progettoimc.it): is a masterclass with a big orchestra that produces Concerts for 10 days in Abruzzo. Some of the best classical players meet in Campli with thousands of students, for a specialization course. Fellowships, concerts are provided.
We Offer: We are ready for every kind of collaboration, so if you have ideas, please write. We can offer cultural exchange, concerts, travels and accommodation.
Kymbala Association is an Italian Association: we work in Abruzzo and Sicily most of all. We have given rise to at least 3 big festivals and we manage the Campli (Teramo) Tourist and Cultural Office. We just won the EFFE label from European Parliament for our ‘Festival Florio’. From 2016, we strongly want our Festivals […] More
We Seek: Collaboration and potential partnership with other organisations in the arts and creative media industries.
We Offer: Support and resources for aspiring journalists (who can become regional editors), as well as organisations and institutions that want to produce, print or e-print magazines. Featuring of content online and offline. Ethical journalism workshops and mentoring. Links with artists, writers and journalists across the world.
Arkbound is a publishing social enterprise in Bristol, UK that aims to promote social inclusion, community development, sustainability and artistic talent. We publish books and magazines, as well as providing a range of connected services. We give people and organisations the support and resources to produce their own magazines. Further, we have an expanding network […] More
We Seek: We are looking for connections with artists and organisations related to non-theatrical performance, performative experiments in the public space.
We Offer: We offer a network and some experimental set-ups like the Unnoticed Art Festival, TheConceptBank and TheParallelShow. We are always open to new proposals with experimental qualities.
Unnoticed Art organises projects for performative experiments in public space. We are always looking for new interesting experimental projects. Contact us through Facebook or by sending a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. More
Discipline:Art and Environment, Arts and Crafts, collaboration, Contemporary Arts, Creative Industries, Dance, Design, distribution, documentary, experimental, feature-film, Film, film-market, film-meeting, film-restoration, forum, funding, Heritage, In Focus, independent-film, Intercultural Dialogue, Interviews, Literature, master-class, Museum, Music, New Media, Performing Arts, Photography, production, Technical Arts, Visual Arts
We Seek: Want to share your feature, short or interactive project with the world at the biggest documentary event in the UK? Sheffield Doc/Fest are delighted to welcome submissions for films and interactive projects for consideration for the 2016 programme. Submissions are open for 2016 consideration until 7 February 17:00 (GMT). Find out more and submit: http://bit.ly/DFSubmissions
We Offer: Share your documentary with the world at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016 - 10-15 June
Sheffield Doc/Fest brings the international documentary family together to celebrate the art and business of documentary making for six intense days in June. Sheffield Doc/Fest is the perfect platform for anyone with an interest in digital and factual content. Doc/Fest prides itself in supporting and nurturing new talent: in addition to the Festival days in […] More
We Seek: Looking for partnerships, connections and information sharing.
We Offer: Innovative best practices in delivery of literature programmes.
Melbourne was designated a UNESCO City of Literature in 2008 in recognition of the city’s rich literary culture and diverse offering. The Melbourne City of Literature Office is responsible for celebrating and promoting this designation and everything literary Melbourne has to offer. We work closely with the literary sector to help promote and sustain literary […] More
We Seek: We welcome the collaboration of institutions wishing to support us and help us take the words of these talented women to a higher level. We seek volunteer institutions, poets and artists to coordinate our Woman Scream International Poetry and Arts Festival's events worldwide. It is celebrated during the month of March each year.
We Offer: 1-We’ll give you full credit for the coordination and post the summary you send to us on our blogs and social networks once it’s over. We have pages translated into six languages. 2-We promote all general information through newspapers, websites, social networks and all means we have, you can help doing it too. We promote the chain as a whole. 3-You’ll have freedom of creation, as long as it doesn’t affect our image, and you respect these simple guidelines. 4-We also add your name to our list of coordinators and friends who support us once your event is over. 5-We do not offer monetary compensation, as you know this is a nonprofit cause, this is something we do from our hearts and is supported 24/7 by our own pockets. We’ll give retribution to your efforts the best way we know, and that is promoting you worldwide, and publishing the summary you send us along with key photos, once your event is over. Many people, important institutions, and groups read our pages and social networks actively. 6-We also have an achievement certificate of your collaboration sent to your email once the event is over. We lent our precious idea for you to make the most out of it.
Nigeria’s ban on female genital mutilation (FGM) is a big step towards its total abolition. Women and girls from around 30 countries have undergone the practice. Unfortunately, FGM is not the only ancient outrageous procedure out there. Many other ancient forms of abuse and denigration against women(ablation, stoning, rape, acid attacks, etc.) still exist to […] More
Discipline:Art and Environment, Arts and Crafts, collaboration, Contemporary Arts, Creative Industries, Cultural Education, Cultural History, Cultural Research, Dance, documentary, experimental, Film, Heritage, independent-film, Intercultural Dialogue, Literature, master-class, Music, New Media, Performing Arts, Photography, Puppetry, Technical Arts, Theatre, Visual Arts
We Seek: Organisations to partner the hosting of artists residencies with. The outcomes of these residencies can be exhibitions, master classes, symposiums, open days etc.
We Offer: Artist residency facilities in a beautiful natural environment on the edge of World Heritage listed Wollemi National Park, 1.5hours drive from Sydney. Ample space to create, think and be inspired. Project and residency facilitation.
BigCi is an independent, artist run, not for profit micro-artist residency program with a focus on supporting practicing artists by facilitating their projects. Being “micro” means that we are flexible in the range of creative initiatives that interest us, personal in the way we work with individual artists, quick in making decisions, energetic in development […] More
We Seek: We seek a partner/donor that can help us in arranging cultural shows, music and our folk heritage displays worldwide. We also want work on revival of performing arts and short films on women issues, as in Pakistan, condition of women in domains of education health, empowerment is very bad; and they are facing issues like honor killing, acid throwing and child marriages etc. So we want a donor / project who can help us in uplifting the condition of our women through performing digital arts.
We Offer: We offer services of performing arts and revival of quality theater in our province, to raise awareness on gender issues, gender based violence, role of agriculture in economy of our country, Pakistan through seminars, workshops video productions and many times by performing arts.
This NGO is dedicated to the poor women of Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa (KPK) province of Pakistan. Women of KPK are deprived of quality education, health facilities, empowerment and freedom of speech due to the bad impacts of extremism and terrorism. This is a small step towards the freedom of our mothers, sisters and daughters. WASO is […] More
Discipline:collaboration, Contemporary Arts, Cultural Management, Design, experimental, feature-film, Film, independent-film, Institute, Intercultural Dialogue, Literature, New Media, Performing Arts, Photography, Technical Arts, Visual Arts
We Seek: PILOTENKUECHE is an Artist Residency Program based on group dynamic. Eight-ten artists each work on an individual project during a three-to-five month period at our studio: a 245 m² large common loft hall - at the Spinnerei in Leipzig. The artists working in their own area - how the artists use their time, space and opportunities in the Spinnerei are their choice. The communal working space can be used 24-hours a day. The PILOTENKUECHE philosophy is focused on an interest of exchange and kinetic dialogue about art ideas, approaches and methods practiced in other places and from other individuals. We are fascinated with how they come into practice in the communal working space. Pilotenkueche wishes to provide our participants with the experience of accomplishing something as a group; and, moreover, in experimenting with new forms of cooperation vital in fostering an independent position in one's work.
We Offer: PILOTENKUECHE is an Artist Residency Program based on group dynamic. Eight-ten artists each work on an individual project during a three-to-five month period at our studio: a 245 m² large common loft hall - at the Spinnerei in Leipzig. The artists working in their own area - how the artists use their time, space and opportunities in the Spinnerei are their choice.
General: PILOTENKUECHE is looking for artists to participate in the next and upcoming rounds of our international artist residence and program. We will be accepting applications for February 2016 – May 2016 round until 15th November. About: PILOTENKUECHE is an Artist Residency Program based on group dynamic. Eight to ten artists each work on an […] More
We Seek: Espronceda seeks to find new partnerships, projects, funds and grants to continue its mission of education in art and culture in Barcelona.
We Offer: The space features: • Painting studios – private and shared • Sculpture studio • Gallery space • Visual art studio • Sound studio • Multimedia studio • Yoga, dance & mediation space • Modern kitchen facilities for up to 20 people • Accommodation for up to 5 artists
Created in 2013, Espronceda is a home of art, culture, creativity and education which offers various activities. While hosting permanent artists, Espronceda provides a platform for the dialogue of contemporary art in an international context and has launched a twofold residency program. The mandate of the Artist in Residence program is to invite internationally recognized […] More
We Seek: Looking for opportunities to share our performing arts / theatre arts works withthe world.
We Offer: Theatre performance, theatre director, lighting designer etc.
Malaysia is a multi-racial and multi-cultural country with differences in language, religion and ethnicity. And these differences have combined and eventually influenced the emergence of diverse art forms and streams that are unique. The establishment of Pentas Project hopes to get its nutrients from the multi-cultural society, looking into ourselves while gazing at the world. […] More
Discipline:Arts and Crafts
We Seek: Seeking International traditional folk art ensembles with a high amateur level in performing. Besides traditional dancing we also need ensembles with live music. Especially traditional dancing, moderated and elaborated choreographs are welcome. Traditional crafts and cooking is also welcome in the annual festival.
We Offer: We offer participation in a World Festival of traditional and modern dance and music. Exchanging culture in a human friendly atmosphere between our country and participating countries.
The SIVO festival is organized every year in the 31st week of the year by volunteers and receives about 12 to 15 foreign ensembles of traditional folk art and music. All our guests are accommodated by host-families (some 400 yearly). We have a high level of organization and we only invite ensembles with a high […] More
We Seek: Artists, arts groups, arts education organisations, arts curriculum providers to develop arts workshops and arts curriculum for our festivals and children's arts centre.
We Offer: Collaborative events and projects to promote cross-cultural dialogue between China and the rest of the world, funding for teaching and curriculum and workshop development.
A Chinese government funded organization based in Beijing, China; looking to work with individuals and organizations from around the world to develop an expansive and cohesive arts education platform both online and off-line for children in China. More
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