Calling all creative minds! It’s time for the next and greatest edition of career opportunities. We have compiled a carefully selected list of open calls that may capture your interest. From curatorial fellowships to verified project grants and residency in a forest. Keep reading to discover the diverse prospects ahead. Take action!


Queer Festival Heidelberg 2023: BODILY AUTONOMIES

Queer Festival Heidelberg is a non-profit organization founded in 2009 in Heidelberg, Germany. Professional and amateur photographers are invited to submit a solo or group project. The winners’ projects/works will be shown in different exhibitions and locations during the festival month of May 2023.

Deadline: 12.3.2023
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East Curatorial Residency

East Call is an intensive two-week program in Hungary that focuses on artistic practice, contemporary curatorial conditions and the understanding of issues affecting contemporary art. The program is designed for emerging curators and curators-to-be still involved in their studies who expect to work in the field of contemporary art.

Deadline: 13.3. 2023
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Bachelor and Master in Photography at ECAL

Ready to frame your future in photography? ECAL (Lausanne, Switzerland) is now considered one of the best art and design schools in the world thanks to the countless successes of its teaching staff, students and alumni.

Deadline: 15.03.2023
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(c) ECAL x Matteo Angele



ReSilence Programm

To design the soundscape of future cities, ReSilence project supports the development of art-driven technologies through the collaboration of artists, architects, urban designers, scientists, engineers and researchers. The residency offers 40,000 euro stipends to selected artists along with an opportunity to create artworks and stimulate public dialogue through exhibitions and communication initiatives.

Deadline: 17.3.2024
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Onassis AiR

Artists of any medium, from anywhere in the world, are welcome to apply for a Tailor-made Residency running between September 2023 and July 2024 in Athens, Greece. All accepted participants will receive a research fee, housing, travel to/from Athens, a research budget, and other resources.

Deadline: 20.3.2024
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The Principal Residency Program

The Program is oriented towards all artists to take a three or six-months residency in Switzerland. The focus is exploring the notions of nature, the environment, and technology and their interplay through all artistic disciplines.

Deadline; 22.3.2023
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SCHIESSLHAUS AiR in Bavarian forest

Artists and creative professionals are invited to apply for a residency in the Bavarian Forest in the summer 2023. Three grants endowed with 1.400 EUR per month are currently awarded. The residency program is process-oriented. It focuses on time, space and encounter. It seeks to inspire open-ended interdisciplinary dynamics, exchange and dialogue, participation and reflection.

Deadline: 24.3.2023
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Malt Residency Program

A Danish residency for professional international artists with a focus on networking and research. The aim of MALT AIR is to foster exchanges between the residing artist and the Danish contemporary visual art scene. The residency supports the development of the  artistic process by giving  time, space and opportunities for reflection and focus.

Deadline: 26.3.2023
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Swedish Lapland Residency

In the autumn of 2023, the residency will offer a research base for visual artists working with performance art.  Both Swedish and international artists are able to apply. The residency offers a 1300 Euro scholarship, accommodation and private workspace.

Deadline: 31.3.2023
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Salzburg Summer Academy 2023

The Tranzit together with ERSTE Foundation offers fourteen fellowships for young artists and emerging curators from Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine to take part in a course of their choice. Well-known artists, curators and critics from all over the world offer courses focusing on art production, curatorial practice and creative writing.

Deadline: 10.4.2023
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Foto: Mira Turba



Bauhaus Earth Open Call

The call for fellowships is looking for experimental projects that produce new knowledge on local, biobased, and circular construction  for the sustainable architecture of the future. It welcomes a broad spectrum of emerging international creatives in the fields of architecture, design, art and engineering. You will get financial support to pursue your ideas.

Deadline: 23.4.2023
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Publishing Ecology Photography Award

It is a yearly opportunity to develop an artist’s practice through a residency and publishing award. This year’s topics: Anthropocene, climate change and the environment. The opportunity includes a month in residence at the Mahler & LeWitt Studios, where the winner will be able to develop work for a book, which will be edited, designed and published by Loose Joints . The launch will be held  in London and Marseille.

Deadline: 30.4.2023
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Art Grants- Botin Foundation

The Art Grants for artists are intended to aid development of personal and research projects, which must be directly linked to artistic creation. It offers six scholarships for artists of any nationality with an expected duration of nine months and an endowment of 23,000 euros each. In addition to financial support, the grants program will showcase the works in a collective exhibition at the Centro Botín, Itinerarios in Spain.

Deadline: 5.5.2023
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Call for individual mobility

The individual mobility grants cover the sectors of architecture, cultural heritage, design and fashion design, literary translation, music, performing arts and visual arts. No matter if you are an established artist or taking your first steps into the cultural sphere, it will support your ideas and connections.

You can apply with a proposal to carry out a project with a partner  in any Europe country that is not your country of residence. The grand is composed of a 75€ per day allowance, a 350€ travel allowance and individual top-ups.

Deadline: 31.5.2023
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Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund

The Fund was established to provide support to creators during times of extraordinary hardship. Currently, it is open to those creators who have been directly impacted by the 2022 invasion of Ukraine. If selected, you will receive US$10,000 from the Fund. The purpose of the award is to allow recipients impacted by the invasion of Ukraine to support themselves and their families during the war.

Deadline: Ongoing
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