International FUTUWAWA Competition – Look at the Square

Posted on June 27th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 8 July 2016 Open to: architects, artists, students and everyone from around the world Awards: One Jury Award of EUR 1, 605 / Three Audience Awards of EUR 229 approx. for each


This year, FUTUWAWA focuses on the most discussed and the most promising area of the capital city, with huge city-forming potential – Parade Square (Defilad Square).

The Competition allows us to look for new ideas that will help to breathe new life into Parade Square. It is not  intention to abolish existing plans, but also is not a goal to stick too close to them, as this is the only way to organize a vision-oriented competition. Do not be afraid to experiment. Design your own Parade Square. You can even forget... Read More »

Open Call for Summer School as a School

Posted on June 9th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 19 July 2016 Open to: visual art students, students of art history, film, artists, architects, curators and anyone interested in art Venue: 3 – 8 July 2016, Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina, Kosovo


Summer School as a School (SSAS) is an art and schooling platform, stationed in Prishtina, with collaborating partners in Ljubljana, New York, Belgrade, Vienna, Oslo, Skopje, and Sarajevo. SSAS is envisioned as a guide and an intervention, designed to unite and disseminate critical knowledge and address relevant challenges of today, with new models and possibilities in art education and art collaboration.

Course leaders, lecturers, and collaborators for SSAS 2016 have compiled a challenging and inspiring program for participants and the public, structured as a hub with seven courses, which combine theory-based classes... Read More »

ArtsLink Five-Week Residencies in the US

Posted on May 19th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline:  1 June 2016 Open to: artists and arts managers working in performing arts and literature from eligible contruies Fellowship: accommodation, food, visa, travel and insurance costs


CEC ArtsLink promotes international communication and understanding through collaborative, innovative arts projects for mutual benefit. They support and produce programs that encourage the exchange of visual and performing artists and cultural managers in the United States and 37 countries overseas.

ArtsLink eliminates the administrative and logistical tasks associated with hosting an international visitor by arranging visas, organizing and paying for international and domestic travel and hosting an orientation and a concluding session in New York. Host organizations receive funding to cover the living, working and materials costs for the (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ... Read More »

The Art of Frames Design Award

Posted on May 2nd, 2016 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 September 2016 Open to: creative artists with new ideas for the design and shape of frames for paintings, photographs and mirrors Prize: three main prizes a special award; 1st EUR 10,000 / 2nd EUR 4,000 /3rd EUR 3,000


There are many kinds of treasures – material and non-material – which, for most of us, hold an immense, immeasurable value. A way to protect these reminders of beautiful, precious, but occasionally heart-rending moments in our lives are photographs, paintings, and portraits of loved ones. To emphasize their personal value, we put them in frames. Picture frames are much older than we think. In fact, they have existed for much longer than photography.

The main expectation from artists and designers, participants... Read More »

Calling for Fresh Design Ideas

Posted on April 27th, 2016 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 23 September 2016 Open to: designers, artists, photographers, illustrators and by students in any of these areas Prize: total prize of six prizes – five main, and a special prize


Stereohype’s popular product range includes printed T-shirts and an ever-growing button badge collection that consists of winning designs entered to the label’s annual button badge design competition, now in its 11th year, plus badges created specially for Stereohype’s By Invitation Only (B.I.O.) Button Badge Series. Various other badge design projects are also added to the range occasionally. The focus is on fresh, innovative and inspirational works. The competition is open in two categories: “Single Badge” and “Sets of 4”.

In 2014 Stereohype celebrated its 10th an (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); niversary with a large retrospective exhibition as part of London... Read More »

Register for EYA Game Jam and App Camp 2016!

Posted on March 31st, 2016 in Archive7 Responses »

Deadline: ongoing registation Open to: everyone with no age limit and no skills required (programmers, game designers, artists, business students or others simply interested in being innovative and creating something new) Venue: 14-16 April, FH Joanneum in Graz, Austria


Have you ever longed for the creation of something that has never existed before? Has any creative idea ever flashed your mind but you had no time to elaborate on it? Would you like to meet with other ingenious people just like you and work together for 48 hours? If you answered “Yes, that’s totally me!” to one of those questions you are right at the EYA Game Jam 2016. 

In 2016 for the second time, European Youth Award (EYA) invites people with all kinds of backgrounds... Read More »

International UNESCO Fund for Promotion of Cultures

Posted on March 30th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 May 2016 Open to: NGOs or a non-profit private bodies, public bodies, artists or creators whose activities contribute to the promotion of culture and artistic creation Grant: the amount of assistance required is between USD 20,000 and USD 100,000


The United Nations Educational, scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is currently inviting applicants for its International Fund for the Promotion of Culture 2016. The resources of the International Fund for the Promotion of Culture are intended to promote:

Cultures as sources of knowledge, meanings, values and identity; The role of culture for sustainable development; Artistic creativity in all its forms, while respecting freedom of expression; International an (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); d regional cultural cooperation;

If your project is compliant with the criteria indicated in the Operational... Read More »

8th International Exlibris and Small Graphic Art Competition

Posted on March 23rd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 May 2016 Open to: distinguished Polish and international artists as well as beginners in any graphic form Awards: financial prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place of a total 7,000 PLN (approx. 1,624 EUR)/ there will also be special prizes


The theme of this edition of Exlibris and Small Graphic Art Competition is “The Dreams of Gdańsk Neptune”, the god of the seas, sailors and fishermen. Exlibris and Small Graphic Art Competition organized by Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture and  Gdańsk Community Foundation is of a periodical character. This worldwide and internationally significant event attracts distinguished Polish and international artists as well as beginners. The competition is to continue the rich, multi-century long tradition of creating exlibris and graphic works of art in... Read More »

Call for Proposals: Sound Development City Artists Expedition

Posted on March 18th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 11 April 2016 Open to: artists working (alone or in teams of two) in any discipline, from around the world and of all ages Costs: free of charge, travel costs, daily expenses supplied/ a stipend to all participants provided


Sound Development City gives artists time – time for processes to develop, for experimentation, for taking new paths – but also time to go astray, to detect and discover the unexpected.

Sound Development City is looking for independent and dedicated project proposals that are to be tested and put into practice during a three-week journey to Madrid and Casablanca in September 2016. The artist expedition is a laboratory for the exploration of creative strategies, bold visions an (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); d forms of expressions. Sound Development City is... Read More »

2017 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise

Posted on March 8th, 2016 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 December 2016 Open to: artists across all media (not currently full-time students), born outside of USA, no older than 38 years old Award: three prizes are awarded in two categories/each prize includes a USD 50,000 unrestricted cash award


The Vilcek Foundation raises awareness of immigrant contributions in America and fosters appreciation of the arts and sciences. The foundation was established in 2000 by Jan and Marica Vilcek, immigrants from the former Czechoslovakia. The mission was inspired by the couple’s respective careers in biomedical science and art history, as well as their personal experiences and appreciation for the opportunities offered to them as newcomers to the United States.

The foundation encourages scholarly interest and personal enjoyment of the collection by conducting original research,... Read More »