Toolbox


This space provides artists with practical information needed for upcoming opportunities and/or the production of work. It is divided into four sections;

︎︎︎ A list of artist opportunities.
︎︎︎ Guides and references for artistic and practical documents.
︎︎︎ Downloadable templates for forms of agreements and contracts.
︎︎︎ An index of technicians, craftsmen and artisans.



January


Medway Artist Opportunity

Deadline: 3/1/2023
Type: Residency/Exhibition
Location: UK
Amount: £4,000
Apply: Shubbak Festival
Details: Visual artists of Arab or SWANA* are invited to submit proposals for an exhibition with accompanying engagement programme.The selected artist will be offered an all-inclusive fee of £4,000 to cover artistic costs, planning and research, outreach and delivery of an engagement programme, materials, travel and accommodation should it be needed. There is also the capability for works to be exhibited digitally.
Sumou’s Palestine Print Issue

Deadline: 4/1/2023
Type: Call for Submissions
Location: Palestine
Amount: $20
Apply: Sumou Mag
Details: This issue is only open for Palestinians. Submissions are accepted in Arabic and English. We accept original, previously unpublished works—this means simultaneous submissions are fine, but please inform us immediately if your work has been accepted elsewhere. There are limited spaces for this issue, but creatives will be compensated $20 each.
European Media Art Festival 2023

Deadline: 8/1/2023
Type: Festival
Location: Germany
Duration:
Apply: EMAF
Details: Media artists from all over the world can now submit their work to be selected for the European Media Art Festival 2023. Works from the areas of film, installation, performance and expanded media can be submitted.


Homebound Residency Program

Deadline: 8/1/2023
Type: Residency
Location: UAE
Duration: 6 months
Apply: 421.Online
Details: Successful applicants will be awarded with a production budget up to AED 20,000 to be employed for any equipment or material required for the completion and realisation of their projects.
Parenting Artist Residency

Deadline: 8/1/2023
Type: Ireland
Location: Residency
Duration: 2 weeks
Apply: Cow House Studios
Details: Through an open call, this residency will make it possible for participating artists to develop new work, progress existing projects, or get back to their practice after taking time out to have children. This residency will offer childcare, a stipend of €500, accommodation, and meals. Childcare is provided from 9 am until 5 pm on weekdays, allowing artists to focus fully on their work.
Performing Residency at BUDA and NEXT

Deadline: 10/1/2023
Type: Residency
Location: Belgium
Duration: 3 weeks
Apply: Mophradat
Details: The selected applicant (working with maximum three collaborators, i.e. up to four individuals in total) will have their travel and visa costs, per diem, and honoraria covered, in addition to receiving a contribution to their project’s production costs, and a presentation fee for the performance at NEXT Festival.


G. & A. Mamidakis Art Prize 2023

Deadline: 10/1/2023
Type: Prize
Location: Greece
Amount: €14,000
Apply: The G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation
Details: Each of the three selected proposals will be awarded the amount of 7,000 euros, and an additional 7,000 euros will be made available to each artist for the construction of the work. This year's Art Prize calls for site specific, large-scale wall-mounted works created to be part of a specific, configured environment; works which narrate an internal path/route, and which can be reference points-landmarks within their exhibition space.
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Deadline: 12/1/2023
Type: Exhibition
Location: Palestine
Duration:
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Details: Have social media algorithms ever removed an artwork you shared as a post? Submit your artwork with details. The works will be presented in a digital exhibition as part of the Mozfest festival, organized by the Mozilla Foundation and in collaboration with the Taxir initiative.
Video Art Miden

Deadline: 15/1/2023
Type: Video Festival
Location: Greece
Duration:
Apply: Art Miden
Details: Video Art Miden invites all video artists and video creators from all over the world to submit their videos for the next events & collaborations of Miden, which include screening events and video art exhibitions in Greece and internationally. There is no entry fee. Video Art Miden is particularly interested in video art, video-performance, video-dance, experimental music videos, experimental animation.



Videoclub’s Night Watch

Deadline: 15/1/2023
Type: Video screening
Location: UK
Amount: £50
Apply: videoclub
Details: Night Watch is an outdoor film trail with film & video works projected onto buildings around the town of Crawley, UK. Submissions will be accepted by LGBTQIA+ artists and filmmakers from the UK and internationally. Submissions can be artists’ film & video, experimental film, Machinima, short film, animation, or digital works, and must be 5 minutes or less in length. A screening fee of £50 GBP will be paid to the filmmaker if work is shown in the programme.
2023 Curatorial Research Fellowships

Deadline: 15/1/2023
Type: Fellowship
Location: USA/Online
Amount: 8 months
Apply: Independent Curators International
Details: This Curatorial Research Fellowship is specifically intended to support curators of African descent in developing their curatorial practice. It will encourage independent research study, writing, and/or the development of a curatorial project. The fellows will receive mentorship specific to their research interests as well as 10,000 USD in financial support. Fellows may be based anywhere as mentorship sessions will be held virtually.
“Al-Madina Club” Production Residency

Deadline: 17/1/2023
Type: Residency
Location: Egypt
Duration: 4 weeks
Apply: Adef/Medrar/Makouk
Details: "Al-Madina Club" will be built around the design of medium or large group games that use and interact with the spaces around its players. During the residency, the participants will be exposed to game design theories, basic and advanced game development skills, engagement with principles and tools related to urban imagination and world building through the presence of a team of facilitators, consultants and technicians. The program provides financial support to each resident of 500 euros.



ZW Open Call 2023

Deadline: 22/1/2023
Type: Call for Co-productions
Location: Switzerland
Duration:
Apply: Zentralwäscherei
Details: We are launching our second Open Call for co-productions and are looking forward to be sharing our space with you next year. We welcome a wide range of submissions, for example: Exhibitions, social formats, discursive formats, political events, theatre, installations, safe spaces, screenings or sound performances.
V&A Parasol Foundation Prize

Deadline: 22/1/2023
Type: Prize
Location: UK
Amount: £2,000
Apply: The V&A Parasol Foundation
Details: The V&A Parasol Foundation Prize for Women in Photography is open to all women and is trans-inclusive. Five artists included in a group exhibition at Peckham 24. International travel and 2 nights' accommodation expenses for exhibiting artists. Bursaries of £2,000 for each exhibiting artist. 
Young Curators and Critics Seminar

Deadline: 25/1/2023
Type: Seminar
Location: Morocco
Duration: 5 days
Apply: Ecriture Automatique
Details: Are you between 22 and 40 years old and following or have obtained a higher education in Literature, History of Art, Cultural Engineering, Communication, Journalism or Fine Arts? During the 5 days of the free JEUNES CURATEURS & CRITIQUES seminar, you will work on writing and story-telling, supporting artists and curating exhibitions. Please note: limited number of places.


2HB vol26 - call for proposals

Deadline: 26/1/2023
Type: Publication
Location: UK
Amount: ≈ £450
Apply: CCA
Details: A journal for experimental art writing, 2HB facilitates a discursive space for writing in contemporary art practice and creates a platform for artists, writers and theorists to realise work that might not otherwise be published. As a guideline, we typically pay a fee of £450 for 1500-3000 words though this is not prescriptive and the fee will vary for longer pieces. We ask that prospective proposals are submitted as PDF’s of no more than 5 pages long. Applications from artists based in Scotland will be prioritised.
Wild Bits: OPEN CALL 2023

Deadline: 27/1/2023
Type: Residency
Location: Estonia
Duration: 3 weeks
Apply: Wild Bits
Details: With this open call Maajaam is seeking proposals for installations, interventions or processes to be installed in landscapes spread out around Maajaam that explore the human condition in a contemporary technological society. Selected projects receive an artist fee of €2,000 (per project) and a travel grant. The total maximum production budget per project can be up to €5,000.
Open Call: Minus20degree Biennial

Deadline: 31/1/2023
Type: Biennial
Location: Austria
Amount: Up to €3,000
Apply: Minus20degree
Details: We are looking for artists in the field of sound art, videoart, performance, theater, installation, or dynamic land art for our 2024 edition. All art works need to be conceptualized and produced especially for minus20degree. Successful applicants recieve: artist fee €1,000, production budget up to €1,600, travel budget: up to €400, up to 6 nights’ accommodation.


The Christo and Jeanne Claude Award

Deadline: 31/1/2023
Type: Award
Location: UAE
Amount: $10,000
Apply: NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery
Details: The Award is given for the proposal and creation of an artwork that, in the spirit of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s work, can be publicly exhibited and enjoyed. The applicant must be UAE artist. The winning work will be exhibited in Abu Dhabi, in November 2023. The winning artist will directly receive $10,000 to enable the production of the new work.




February


CAP Prize 2023

Deadline: 7/2/2023
Type: Prize
Location: Switzerland
Amount:
Apply: CAP and Eiger Foundation
Details: Prepare your work that engages with the African continent or its diaspora now and win a series of large scale outdoor exhibitions around the globe. 25 artists will be shortlisted and five short listed artists awarded with the CAP Prize 2023. The winners will be announced at Photo Basel International Art Fair in June 2023.
The 5th Little Islands Festival

Deadline: 19/2/2023
Type: Festival
Location: Greece
Duration: 1 - 2 weeks
Apply: The Little Islands Festival
Details: We are looking for new media and performing arts artists to submit proposals that engage with ecology, anthropology, and science in the enduring dialogue about the relationship between humanity and nature. Covers transportation up to 200 Euros, food supplies, accommodation, and technical assistance.
International Summer Studio Aschersleben

Deadline: 20/2/2023
Type: Residency
Location: Germany
Duration: 3 months
Apply: Stadt Aschersleben
Details: The International Summer Studio Aschersleben, organized by the city of Aschersleben, can be assigned to 4 artists and includes a studio and living space for each artist. The work and activities of the artists are accompanied by press and public relations work during this time. Studio and accommodation free of charge plus material cost allowance of 200 euros (one-off).




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