TANDEM – Cultural Managers Exchange Turkey – European Union aims at establishing long-term collaborations between cultural organisations from Turkey and the EU countries. Call for applicants for the Partner Forum to take place in İzmir on 11-14 June, 2015 is open. Deadline: 22 April, 2015 For more information on the call check out their website. … Continue reading
More Poetry is Needed.
Artist : Jeremy Deller Location: Swansea (UK) Within: ART ACROSS THE CITY FESTIVAL More about the proposal under: http://www.locwsinternational.com/?portfolio=jeremy-deller Indeed, simple & effective. Jeremy Deller’s proposal is not only an statement that speaks by itself but also example of accessible art which gets everyone to reflect on it, either you like it or not, you share its … Continue reading
Join and contribute to map artistic and curatorial self-organizations worldwide
#OFFBB The OFF-Biennále Budapest, organized this year for the first time, initiates a research on artistic and curatorial self-organizations currently active internationally. The aim of this research is to map best practices of grassroots contemporary art initiatives engaged with a democratic and sustainable mode of operation. Till the 15th of March, 2015 About the OFF-Biennale … Continue reading
“Advocate Europe” idea challenge
Quoted from the call for ideas and applications: Colleagues and friends, We [, i.e. MitOst and partners,] are pleased to announce the launch of our idea challenge “Advocate Europe”. We invite you to apply with your project idea and secure funding of up to € 50,000. We will fund non-profit projects and initiatives from the fields … Continue reading
Public space is calling! Chicago & Athens are looking for your creativity
2 selected calls from both sides of the Atlantic + one adventurous proposal: 1. CHICAGO On one side Chicago is calling for its 2015 EXPO within its IN/SITU and IN/SITU Outside sections they are looking for site-specific installations that would be on show throughout the city. Check more at: http://www.expochicago.com/expochicagoapplication15 DEADLINE: 27th February 2015 2. ATHENS Digital Art … Continue reading
Art curators on call!
Two thrilling opportunities for art curators are on sight. Deadlines 15th and 28th Feb. Hurry up! They are worth consideration: 01. Apexart Franchise Open Call Program APPLICATION DUE: 28th. February apexart has opened its 8th annual Franchise Program, a call for exhibition proposals from anyone to be presented anywhere except New York City. No prior curatorial experience necessary. … Continue reading
A is for Adventure: What is Art for you?
Sometimes is easier to experience things than to describe or define them, such is the case of Art. Even given the case of being an art lover, sometimes it is difficult to explain why we “love what we love”. Such questions as “What is Art? What is it for? Should it have a specific function … Continue reading
Seminar: “Cultural institutions in the service of urban and territorial development” in France
Held in Paris and Nantes, France, between 26 March and 3 April 2015, this bilingual seminar is being offered by France’s Ministry of Culture and Communication within the framework of its training programmes, implemented by the Maison des Cultures du Monde. It will be held in French, with English translation. The seminar will bring together … Continue reading
An affordable art gallery on wheels!? Introduccing: The Artful Project.
Yes, but The Artful Project is more than a nice and curious coloured ice-cream van, it is in fact an online gallery that offers a curated selection of affordable art works. The van is the gallery’s physical space and it materialises their mission of making art accessible to everyone: Because we also believe that “art makes … Continue reading
About the value of art
Why is art valuable? Is it for artistic qualities, social reasons or economic factors? Is it just because it elevates our souls? Because it can “transform the world”? Because it grants a notion of prestige? Is art a form of human cultural development, an investment, a commodity or a luxury item? Might it be a … Continue reading