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


Art OMI: Dance and Music

Deadline: 2/1/2022
Type: Residency
Location: USA
Duration: 3 weeks
Apply: Art OMI
Details: Art OMI has distinct residency programs. Through a jury process, residents are chosen, invited to attend at no cost, except travel. Catered meals and comfortable lodgings are provided. Located in Columbia County, New York—two hours north of New York City by train.
Zawya Shorts VI

Deadline: 3/1/2022
Type: Festival
Location: Egypt
Duration: 3 days
Apply: Zawya Cinema
Details: The selected films will be reviewed by jury members and will be competing for awards (Awards will be announced later). Film duration: minimum 4 minutes maximum 25 minutes; Submissions are open for filmmakers residing in Egypt and Egyptian filmmakers residing abroad.
À l'œuvre! Production Support Program

Deadline: 3/1/2022
Type: Production Program
Location: France
Duration: 2 months
Apply: Lafayette Anticipations
Details: Four artists in France and abroad will be selected to develop their proposal in the Foundation’s production, publishing, and video-editing workshops. Artists will receive support from the production team, a production grant of €1,500, a fee of €1,000 (€500 per month for two months).


Radical Projects

Deadline: 7/1/2022
Type: Call for submissions
Location: Doha
Duration: 4 days
Apply: Tasmeem Doha
Details: An open call for professionals and creatives to submit current or previous work for a group exhibition held during Tasmeem Doha: Radical Futures at VCUarts Qatarin March 2022 with the theme “The Classroom & Beyond”. Projects can be physical, digital, conceptual, performed, presented, or any other possibility.
Villa Medici: Open Call for Fellows

Deadline: 7/1/2022, at 12:00 pm CET
Type: Fellowship
Location: Italy
Duration: 12 months
Apply: villamedici.it
Details: Open to established French-speaking artists, authors and researchers, from all disciplines, regardless of nationality; Villa Medici provides accommodation and studio as well as a monthly allowance of €1,500.

Radical Workshops

Deadline: 7/1/2022
Type: Call for workshops
Location: Doha
Duration: 2 days
Apply: Tasmeem Doha
Details: We invite you to apply to lead a workshop for the 2021 edition of TASMEEM! The conference will be held from 7-10 March 2022 at VCUarts Qatar. Each workshop leader is responsible for outlining any specific materials and special requirements needed to lead the workshop with 20 participants.Each workshop leader will receive $1,000.



35th European Media Art Festival


Deadline: 7/1/2022
Type: Festival
Location: Germany
Duration: 5 days
Apply: EMAF
Details: Films, videos, installations and performance projects or expanded media works – we look forward to receiving your entries for the European Media Art Festival No. 35! EMAF pays artist fees for all works selected for the festival.
Al Mawred Al Thaqafy: Job Opportunity

Deadline: 7/1/2022
Type: Program Coordinator
Location: Lebanon
Start date: 1/2/2022
Apply: mawred.org
Details: Tasks and responsibilities; Administrating the programs’ full process; Preparing workshops and programs events; Supporting Programs Managers; Finalizing grant contracts of program beneficiaries. Must have Bachelor degree in management, social sciences, and/or humanities.
Vyksa Artist in Residency

Deadline: 9/1/2022
Type: Residency
Location: Russia
Duration: 4- 8 weeks
Apply: vyskaair
Details: Production grant up to RUB 40,000, accommodation: a bedroom with an en-suite in the Vyksa AiR building, an artist studio, and up to RUB 20,000 for materials and equipment. Additional expenses: Vyksa AiR reimburses travel costs of up to RUB 5,000 which usually covers train tickets.


Imagining Low-Carbon Futures

Deadline: 9/1/2022
Type: Program
Location: The Netherlands
Duration: 6 months
Apply: janvaneyck.nl
Details: For Artists based in the Netherlands; total budget: €15,000. The artist will have a desk at the Urban Futures Studio (Utrecht Science Park). Access to experts from various backgrounds and disciplines from Utrecht University and beyond, access to the university library and other resources.
Art Residency: Albalad 2022

Deadline: 10/1/2022 (Round 1)
Type: Residency
Location: Saudi Arabia
Duration: 6 weeks
Apply: Hafez Gallery
Details: The program is open to artists, curators, writers (critics and art historians) from Saudi Arabia and worldwide who are at the beginning or middle of their career in the visual arts field. Artists may apply for a production grant ($1300-2600) for the realization of their project.

Our Teaching Takes Shape As We Go

Deadline: 13/1/2022
Type: Call for submissions
Location: Morocco
Word limit: 2,000 - 2,500 words
Apply: OTTSASWEGO
Details: We are inviting proposals for new or unpublished contributions such as essays (2,000 - 2,500 words, including experimental writing), photographic works, poems, and/or other preferred formats; with a focus on the subject matter, to be published in “Our Teaching Takes Shape As We Go”.



Mophradat: Writing Sabbaticals

Deadline: 15/1/2022
Type: Grant
Location: Belgium
Amount: $600 - $1,300 /month
Apply: Mophradat
Details: Mophradat is supporting emerging creative writers from the Arab world working in contemporary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The participant would receive an amount determined by Mophradat based on the local living costs in the writer’s country of residence, and covers a period from one month up to three months, depending on the writer’s need.

a.pass: post-graduate associated research

Deadline: 15/1/2022
Type: Program
Location: Belgium
Duration: 4 months
Apply: a.pass.be
Details: a.pass offers a collaborative environment for the development of artistic research. Five to six researchers join the Research Center for a one year cycle. They are accompanied by three Research Curators that consecutively take care of the center. The tuition fee for the a.pass programs is fixed at €1,200.
Culture Resource: Wijhat

Deadline: 15/1/2022, 16:00 Beirut Time
Type: Mobility Grant
Location: Lebanon
Amount: Up to €7,000
Apply: Mawred.org
Details: Individuals or groups; Artists of all artistic disciplines and cultural actors; To participate in: artistic and cultural fairs, artistic residencies, forums, conferences, seminars, workshops; Travelling from an Arab country to another Arab country/outside this region; From a non-Arab country to an Arab country; to cover travel tickets, visa costs, accommodation and transportation.


MAR: Research Residencies

Deadline: 15/1/2022
Type: Residency
Location: Spain
Duration: 3 - 6 months
Apply: hablarenarte.com
Details: Six residencies for researchers, artists, curators, and cultural managers, produce a set of initiatives for collective reflection, research and archive around experiences of pedagogy, criticism, experimental mediation and alternative institutionality. The endowment will be €5,000 (individuals) or €10,000 (collectives). Applicants can opt for face-to-face or virtual residencies.
25th Gabrovo Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art

Deadline: 17/1/2022
Type: Biennale
Location: Bulgaria
Duration: 4 months
Apply: Humour House
Details: Under the theme Economy of Means, artists are invited to submit works in two categories; cartoons and contemporary art. Works will be shown in two juried exhibitions. 2 prizes will be awarded in each category ranging from €1,500 - €5,000.
Landskrona Foto Festival 2022

Deadline: 18/1/2022
Type: Festival
Location: Scandinavia
Duration: 17 days
Apply: Landskrona
Details: Looking for bodies of work exploring photographic practices engaged in activism, photography of protest, art as a provocation, and social justice engagement. Winners receive an exhibition during Landskrona Foto Festival; Artistic fee €400; Reimbursement of travel costs up to €300; Accommodation; Landskrona Foto Festival will cover the production costs for the exhibition.



Artist Research Fellowship

Deadline: 18/1/2022
Type: Fellowship
Location: USA
Duration: 4 weeks
Apply: The Folger Institute
Details: The Folger Institute Artist Research Fellowship is open to artists working in all media whose work would benefit from significant primary research. This includes, but is not limited to, visual artists, writers, dramaturgs, playwrights, performers, filmmakers, and composers. All Artist Research Fellowships will be non-residential. Awards are $3,500 for four weeks of work away from the Folger.
Open Call for Curators

Deadline: 18/1/2022
Type: Biennial
Location: Russia
Duration: 4 months
Apply: Moscow Biennale for Young Art
Details: For curators aged between 18 - 35, regardless of place of birth and actual residence, to submit a new curatorial project with artists aged between 18 - 35. The submitted proposal must be new, created specially for the Moscow Biennale, and never exhibited before. The biennale bears the costs of installation, production and creation of new artworks, as well as travel and accomodation for artists who need to be present in Moscow for the creation of their works.
Open Call: Self-led Residency

Deadline: 20/1/2022
Type: Residency
Location: Jordan
Duration: 9 months
Apply: MMAG Foundation
Details: For artists, curators, or researchers based in Jordan and the region in need of a safe, private space and communal working environment that nurtures their artistic motivations. The nine-month program will provide ten residents with a private studio space, living space, and access to the various labs and studios at the foundation, constant support and guidance by the MMAG team. The program will also facilitate a research trip abroad for each resident.

Villa Albertine Residency 2

Deadline: 20/1/2022
Type: Residency
Location: USA
Duration: 1 - 3 months
Apply: Villa Albertine
Details: Selected residents with recieve a residency allowance covering everyday expenses (meals, local transport, etc). As a guide, this allowance amounts to $100 per diem in New York City; International and domestic travel costs; Accommodations; Car rental (in sprawling cities or if the nature of the project requires car rental); Health, public liability, and repatriation insurance. Villa Albertine is currently unable to host a resident who comes with his/her family. 
Art Time Residencies: Music

Deadline: 20/1/2022
Type: Residency
Location: Uganda
Duration: 10 days
Apply: Mophradat
Details: Applicants must be from the Arab world. The invited resident(s) will have access to professional recording studios and equipment, private accommodation, shared kitchen. In addition to the aforementioned, Mophradat will provide the selected resident(s) with economy return airfares, and per diems, and reimburse visa costs and any required COVID-19 tests.
Thami Mnyele Residency Award

Deadline: 20/1/2022
Type: Residency
Location: The Netherlands
Duration: 3 months
Apply: Thami Mnyele Foundation
Details: There are two residency programs: the Full Residency Program and the Short Residency Program to artists from Africa. A monthly allowance of €850 which covers the costs for living and materials, travel costs to and from Amsterdam, medical and legal liability insurance for the period of stay, assistance in applying for visa, and an introduction to the Dutch art world and access to the Foundation’s extensive network.


AfA Workshops

Deadline: 21/1/2022
Type: Workshop
Location: Online
Duration: 5 days
Apply: afamasterclass.org
Details: The Language is Never on the Ground will include online workshops and guest lectures by a suite of international artists. Ten early career artists (including groups and collectives, musicians, activists, and cultural professionals) across all disciplines will be selected and will be eligible for the AfA Micro-Grant as successful applicants will with a $50 donation pooled into a traceable online Group Fund.
S1 | Chatsworth Residency 2022

Deadline: 25/1/2022
Type: Residency
Location: UK
Duration: 1 month
Apply: S1.artspace
Details: For artists, collectives and creative practitioners, a residency followed by a subsequent exhibition. Studio space and accommodation will be provided, £5,000 fee, £1,500 research  budget, £500 towards travel costs (up to £1,500 for international applicants). The production cost of new work for the subsequent exhibition will be secured against the selected applicants proposal.
WHW Akademija 2022: New Cycle, New Compasses

Deadline: 25/1/2022
Type: Study Program
Location: Croatia
Duration: 6 months
Apply: WHW Akademija
Details: Experimental, interdisciplinary, tuition-free art study program. Online programme and one week on site intensive programme in May in Zagreb. WHW Akademija is open for 8 to 15 international participants. Participants receive financial support during the program; A monthly scholarship of €350; Program related costs; Travel costs. The working language is English.


Fellowship Program for Art and Theory

Deadline: 28/1/2022
Type: Fellowship
Location: Austria
Duration: 9 months
Apply: Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen
Details: A money award of €3,700; an individual studio for working and living, furnished with a large shared kitchen; a production budget for the realization of the submitted proposal; a budget for inviting experts to Büchsenhausen for the purpose of professional exchange; a budget for (at least partially) covering the own travel costs (in relation to the Fellowship Program).
Frankfurt Moves! Residency Program

Deadline: 30/1/2022
Type: Residency
Location: Germany
Duration: 4 weeks
Apply: Frankfurt Lab
Details: The programme is aimed at professional international emerging artists working in performing arts, must have been trained in Africa, Asia, Latin America or the MENA region. Benefits of the programme: A fee of €3,000, Accommodation for 1-2 persons; Travel expenses; €800 material costs; Professional rehearsal space; Workshop presentation; Dramaturgic and technical support.
Little Islands Festival

Deadline: 30/1/2022
Type: Festival
Location: Greece
Duration: 9 months
Apply: Little Islands Fest
Details: Participants in the category of live acts, site-specific projects and workshops will receive support; In travelling costs, accommodation and technical equipment; With any applications to secure additional funding. Participants in the category of screenings will have discounted costs for accommodation and ferry tickets from Piraeus to Sikinos and back.

Elizabeth A-i-R: Photography Residency

Deadline: 31/1/2022
Type: Residency
Location: Hungary
Duration: 1 month
Apply: Elizabeth A-i-R
Details: An open call for photographers and artists working in the medium of photography; Upon arrival to Budapest the artist will be granted a fee of €1,000 for living expenses and another €1,000 for the production of a pop-up exhibition at a downtown Budapest venue. Elizabeth A-i-R covers travel expenses up to €500.
The Christo and Jeanne Claude Award

Deadline: 31/1/2022
Type: Prize
Location: UAE
Amount: $10,000
Apply: NYUAD Art Gallery
Details: The award is given for creation of an artwork that, in the spirit of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s work, can be publicly exhibited and enjoyed in any form: Photography, film, land art, sculpture, painting, illustration and multi-media. Work can be shown inside or outside. To be eligible entrants must be a resident of the UAE.
BB12 Curators Workshop

Deadline: 31/1/2022
Type: Workshop
Location: Germany
Duration: 3 months + 7 days
Apply: berlinbiennale.de
Details: For early-career curators, educators, and other practitioners of any age; Invited participants will have the opportunity to work with curators, speakers, Berlin Biennale staff, and invited contributors. Berlin Biennale will provide travel and accommodation expenses, per diem, and access to all workshop and exhibition venues.


Kunstraum Lakeside: Statements 2022

Deadline: 31/1/2022
Type: Performative Format
Location: Austria
Duration: 3 days
Apply: Kunstraum Lakeside
Details: Kunstraum Lakeside invites artists and cultural practitioners to participate in its 2022 program with their own “Statement”, and provides €1000 of production funding per “Statement”, including fees, travel, and accommodation expenses. Three production days are available for the realization of each “Statement”.
PATH-AI Residency Programme

Deadline: 31/1/2022
Type: Residency
Location: Japan
Duration: 6 months
Apply: Somersethouse
Details: For artists of all ages and from any discipline, with min. 5 years of practice. Selected residents will be provided with an artist fee £5,000; Production budget £5,000; Curatorial and artist development support; A dedicated mentor; Regular advisory meetings with researchers from The Alan Turing Institute; Artist Outcome: online work + screen based element to be shown at Somerset House.
Open Call: New Horizons

Deadline: 31/1/2022
Type: Exhibition + Prize
Location: UK
Duration: 1 week
Apply: The Holy Art
Details: Artists from all countries are welcome to submit their works in any medium. The gallery keeps 0% commission from any sold work. 100% of funds go to the artist.⁠ PRIZES:⁠ 1st ans 2nd Prizes - Participation in Physical Exhibition in London⁠, and 3rd Prize - Solo Virtual Exhibition⁠. ⁠


Petrohradská Kolektiv: AiR 2022

Deadline: 31/1/2022
Type: Residency
Location: Czech Republic
Duration: 4 - 6 weeks
Apply: Petrohradska Kolektiv
Details:The residency program is intended for active artists, creators, and theoreticians, who desire independence and want space and technical support for working on their projects with the theme Transformation. We can offer accommodation and a studio in the Petrohradská kolektiv complex, covering the travel and material costs (up to €200), technical support and consultation, and an exhibition in Jedna Dva Tři Gallery.

K-oh-llective: Call for Publications

Deadline: 31/1/2022
Type: Call for Publications
Location: The SWANA region
Duration: Rolling
Apply: K-oh-llective
Details:K-oh-llective invites artists, writers, art practitioners and curators to submit their art publications to K-oh-llective Library; an archive and an open-source database. We are seeking all kinds of different publications; artist/art books, art theory, zines, exhibition catalogues, research papers, self-published works, etc.


February


Call for Radical Recipes! Histories & Memories!

Deadline: 1/2/2022
Type: Call for contributions
Location: Qatar
Duration: 4 days
Apply: Tasmeem Doha
Details: Radical Recipes is a collection of recipes collected from our community. They are records of memory, identity, heritage and history. They reflect political, social, cultural and geographical contexts and contestations. A curated selection of recipes will be featured on our website, post-event publication and giveaway package.
Magnum Foundation: Counter Histories

Deadline: 1/2/2022
Type: Grant
Location: USA
Amount: $10,000
Apply: Magnum Foundation
Details: Calling for proposals from photographers and artists working with photography, Counter Histories is an initiative supporting projects that creatively reframe the past to engage with questions of the present and future. Up to twelve participants will be selected.


Artist in residence at Radar Sofia

Deadline: 1/2/2022
Type: Residency
Location: Bulgaria
Duration: 1+ months
Apply: Radar Sofia
Details: Radar Sofia will provide for each resident; a stipend of €800; Up to €400 for production/presentation (to be spent locally); Up to €200 for travel costs. Open to all performative fields; performing arts makers, playwrights, dramaturges, directors, performers, choreographers, as well as visual artists and curators.


Art Residency: Albalad 2022

Deadline: 5/2/2022 (Round 2)
Type: Festival
Location: Residency
Duration: 6 weeks
Apply: Hafez Gallery
Details: The program is open to artists, curators, writers (critics and art historians) from Saudi Arabia and worldwide who are at the beginning or middle of their career in the visual arts field. Artists may apply for a production grant ($1300-2600) for the realization of their project.
de Appel: Curatorial Programme 2023

Deadline: 6/2/2022
Type: Study Program
Location: Netherlands
Duration: 10 months
Apply: de Appel
Details: Unfolding through a series of workshops, sessions, meetings, and studio visits, which are punctuated by intensive site visits and research trips, up to six participants will take part in de Appel 2023; local and international curators, artists and cultural practitioners.
Sharjah Art Foundation: Production Program

Deadline: 10/2/2022
Type: Production Program
Location: UAE
Amount: Total of $200,000
Apply: Sharjah Art Foundation
Details: Art practitioners are invited to propose imaginative, ambitious and inspirational projects that will transform our understanding of art and how it can be experienced. In 2022, we are offering grants to artists working in a range of media, including sculpture, installation, time-based media, artist’s books and performance.


/ˈtʊərɪst/ in your own home

Deadline: 12/2/2022
Type: Online
Location: Exhibition
Prizes: $50 - $150
Apply: thisisastro.com
Details: We are seeking creative works of any discipline, dealing with the question of how someone can experience their own homeland as a tourist, or how the topographical exploration of one’s homeland is different, when one is no longer part of it? There are three cash prizes.
Hybrida AiR 2022

Deadline: 15/2/2022
Type: Sweden
Location: Residency
Duration: 6 weeks
Apply: Hybrida.Space
Details: The residency covers flights, public transport, food, housing, and it includes a production budget. On completion of the program, each resident will receive a participation/exhibition fee of €2,500. We offer seven artists a chance to work on new individual projects, alongside each other, during six weeks on location in Sweden. The outcomes are presented in a two-week-long exhibition at the end of the residency.
McKinney Art and Design Residency

Deadline: 15/2/2022
Type: Residency
Location: USA
Duration: 4 - 6 weeks
Apply: Indiana University
Details: For an established artist or designer whose primary country of residence is outside the United States. Selected artists are required to visit for a 4–6-week period. They will be offered studio space, lodging, and a fellowship of $7,000, and travel costs, health insurance for the length of the appointment, and purchase up to $500 in supplies during the visit.


PACT Zollverein Residencies

Deadline: 16/2/2022
Type: Germany
Location: Residency
Duration: 3 - 6 weeks
Apply: PACT Zollverein
Details: Open to professional artists who work in the areas of dance, performance, media arts or music and closely linked to the core strands of activity in presenting work and facilitating research and development. The residency includes: Studio space, accommodation (Max. 4 people), weekly allowance, one-time travel reimbursement, technical equipment and support.
Forecast Forum 2022 - 2023

Deadline: 27/2/2022
Type: Mentorship Program
Location: Germany
Duration: 1 year
Apply: Forecast Platform
Details: Forecast offers artists the chance to work with accomplished mentors to bring their projects to fruition. Participants in Forecast Forum in 2022 will receive 2,000 artist fees, incl. production. The six projects chosen for Forecast Festival in 2023, will receive €6,000 artist fees, and €8,000 production budget. Forecast cover travel and accommodation for one participant (If you apply as a duo or collective) per project.
OPEN CALL 2022

Deadline: 27/2/2022
Type: Exhibition
Location: Czech Republic
Duration: 1 month
Apply: SVĚTOVA 1
Details: The OPEN CALL is aimed at artists 30 years old and younger wanting to work together with their selected artist and other participants on a chosen project. The group shows are planned in these months: Basim Magdy: May / Sharon Van Overmeiren: July / Ai Weiwei: September.


Experimance Festival 2022

Deadline: 28/2/2022
Type: Festival
Location: Germany
Duration: 3 days
Apply: experimance.de
Details: The next Experimance Festival is looking for artistic positions from the fields of sound art and experimental music. Fee for artistic work on account. Travel and transport costs covered up to €120.




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Read the freshly published Thinking in Conversation: Writing on Contemporary Art an interview with Ismail Fayed ✦ Send us your publications! Learn more about the Open Call: Art Publications ✦ Support K-oh-llective with an new year’s gift! Learn more on how to Donate! ✦ Get in touch at info@kohllective.com ✦