The Arts Mailing List newsletter – 11th Nov 2019

This week, we bring you the above amazing image from the young photographer Hillina Tadesse, you can check out her work on Instagram, Facebook and Telegram. As always like and share with others!!

How the Arts Mailing List works: below you will find an extensive list of open calls, residencies, competitions etc. So find your section, ie: if you are writer check out the writers’ section. Once you are there:

  1. Click on the link of the opportunity you would like to apply for
  2. This will take you to their website where you can read the criteria for submission
  3. Once you have read it, simply apply!!!!!
  4. Don’t just apply to one only …. It is a numbers game, so do apply to many open calls 

The second section of this newsletter showcases what else are other creatives are producing, from videos to articles, check out the links this may inspire you.

Until next week, wishing you a fabulously productive week.

Success stories

Fashion Designer Nuraddis Helil who specifically designs for men is currently in Lome, Togo taking part in this year’s Elima Festival showcasing his work and developing his network for future projects with the support of Bruh Club.

Filmmaker and Music Manager Leul Shoaferaw is in Kenya attending the Lake International Film Festival and meeting other creatives through a travel grant that he saw here on the Arts Mailing List newsletter. Here he is accepting an award for his short film Plumes Blanches (White Feathers).

Opportunities 

To showcase your work to the world, simply follow the below links, read and apply to as many opportunities that you qualify for. 

Opportunities for All Creatives:

  1. All creatives ……… Scholarships & training BigDreamEt
  2. All creatives ….….. Showcase your work on Utopiያ
  3. All creatives ………. Freelance Ethiopia for Jobs 
  4. All creatives ………. Swiss Post-grad Scholarship for the artist 
  5. All creatives ………. Chevening UK Scholarship
  6. All creatives ………. Creative online courses fees applies
  7. All creatives ………. Creative trianing by Gobeze – fees apply
  8. All creatives ………. Event: Poetic Paintings by Million Birhane – 12th Nov
  9. All creatives ………. Event: Netsa Art Group exhibition – 15th Nov
  10. All creatives ………. Event: Capture Addis Exhibition – 9th-15th Nov
  11. All creatives ………. Event: Human Being Exhibition – 1st-30th Nov
  12. All creatives ………. Event: Baxxe ፤ Photos from Gedeo – 21st Nov
  13. All creatives ………. Event: The Quiet Wave Exhibition 1st Nov-22nd Dec
  14. All creatives ………. Event: Dancing Lines Exhibition 14th Nov-14th Dec
  15. All creatives ………. Event: Afro Fair Fest 30th Nov-1st Dec

Animators, Digital & Illustrators:

  1. Animators ……………… Sanaa Artist Residency – 20th Nov
  2. Animators ……………… Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  3. Animators ……………… Arts Letters & Nos residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  4. Animators ……………… Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec 
  5. Animators ……………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  6. Animators ……..………. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  7. Animators ……………… Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  8. Animators ……………… MIFA Pitches Various Open Calls
  9. Animators ……………… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  10. Animators ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Animators ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  12. Digital artists …………. Sanaa Artist Residency – 20th Nov
  13. Digital artists …………. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov
  14. Digital artists ………….. Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  15. Digital artists ………….. Arts Letters & Nos residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  16. Digital artists ………….. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  17. Digital artists ………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  18. Digital artists ………….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  19. Digital artists …………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  20. Digital artists ………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  21. Digital artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  22. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  23. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa 
  24. Illustrators ……………… Sanaa Artist Residency – 20th Nov
  25. Illustrators ……………… The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov
  26.  Illustrators ……………… Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  27. Illustrators ……………… Arts Letters & Nos residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  28. Illustrators  ……………… Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  29. Illustrators ……………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  30. Illustrators ……..……….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  31. Illustrators ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  32. Illustrators ………………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  33. Illustrators  ……………… Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  34. Illustrators  ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  35. Illustrators ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Fashion, Textiles & Graphics designers:

  1. Fashion designers ….……. Next Fashion School Addis Open call
  2. Fashion designers ……….. Tikur Fert Competition Open call 
  3. Fashion designers ……….. Arts Letters & Nos residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  4. Fashion designers ………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  5. Fashion designers …………. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  6. Fashion designers  ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  7. Fashion designers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  8. Textile designers  ………… Arts Letters & Nos residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  9. Textile designers ………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  10. Textile designers ………….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  11. Textile designers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Textile designers …………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  13. Graphics designers …….…. Frestudios is recruiting 
  14. Graphics designers ……….. DesignLab is recruiting 
  15. Graphics designers ……….. Adamant is recruiting
  16. Graphics designers ……….. Sanaa Artist Residency – 20th Nov
  17. Graphics designers ……….. Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  18. Graphics designers ……….. Arts Letters & Nos residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  19. Graphics designers ……….. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  20. Graphics designers ……….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  21. Graphics designers ……….. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  22. Graphics designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  23. Graphics designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa.

Filmmakers, Video artists & Script writers:

  1. Filmmakers ………… Promote your work on EtMDB
  2. Filmmakers…………. Global Film Expression conference in Addis – 17th Nov
  3. Filmmakers…………. Miradasdoc Film Festival Open calls – 15th Nov
  4. Filmmakers…………. The Miller/Packan Fund Open call – 16th Nov
  5. Filmmakers………….. IBF Classic Fund Open call – 10th Dec 
  6. Filmmakers …..…….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  7. Filmmakers …………. Filmmakers Without Borders  call – 1st Jan 2020
  8. Filmmakers………….. Coca Project Documentary call – 21st Feb 2020
  9. Filmmakers …………. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  10. Filmmakers………….. La Fabrique Cinema Open Call
  11. Filmmakers …………. Docubox Open call 
  12. Filmmakers …………. Congo Film Fest Open call
  13. Filmmakers ….……… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  14. Filmmakers ……….… Sundance Various Open calls
  15. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  17. Video artists …………. Sanaa Artist Residency – 20th Nov
  18. Videos artists ……….. Arts Letters & Nos residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  19. Video artists …………. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  20. Video artists …………. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  21. Video artists …………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  22. Video artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  23. Video artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  24. Script writers ………. Arts Letters & Nos residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  25. Script writers ……….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  26. Script writers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  27. Script writers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Photographers:

  1. Photographers …………….. Female photographers FotoAward – 15th Nov 
  2. Photographers …………….. Vohh Foto Fest Open Call – 20th Nov
  3. Photographers …………….. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  4. Photographers …………….. Piano Microstories Open call – 31st Nov
  5. Photographers …………….. Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  6. Photographers …………….. Arts Letters & Nos residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  7. Photographers …………….. LensCulture Exposure Awards – 11th Dec
  8. Photographers …………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  9. Photographers ……………… Sony World-Photo Awards – 7th Jan 2020
  10. Photographers ……………… Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  11. Photographers ….……..…… YET Magazine Open call 
  12. Photographers ….………….. Semi Magazine Open call 
  13. Photographers ….……..…… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  14. Photographers ….…………… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  15. Photographers ….…………… LifeFramer Variety of Open calls
  16. Photographers ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Photographers ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Visual, Graffiti & Multi-media artists:

  1. Visual artists ………………. Henrike Grohs Art Award 2020 – 15th Nov
  2. Visual artists ……………….. Sanaa Artist Residency – 20th Nov
  3. Visual artists ……………….. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  4. Visual artists ……………….. Art Science Labs Residency – 30th Nov
  5. Visual artists ……………….. L’AiR Arts residency & scholarship – 30th Nov
  6. Visual artists ……………….. Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec
  7. Visual artists ……..………… Arts Letters & Nos residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  8. Visual artists ……..………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec 
  9. Visual artists ……..………… Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  10. Visual artists ……..………… Fake Art Fest Open call- 31st Jan 2020
  11. Visual artists ……………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  12. Visual artists ……………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  13. Visual artists ……………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  14. Visual artists  …………….… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  15. Visual artists  …………..….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  16. Visual artists ………………… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  17. Visual artists ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  18. Visual artists ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  19. Graffiti artists ……………… Addis based group looking for artists Check out the below video
  20. Graffiti artists ……………… Sanaa Artist Residency – 20th Nov 
  21. Graffiti artists ……………… Art Science Labs Residency – 30th Nov
  22. Graffiti artists ……………… Arts Letters & Nos residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  23. Graffiti artists ……..……….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  24. Graffiti artists ……..……….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  25. Graffiti artists ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  26. Graffiti artists ………………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  27. Graffiti artists ………………. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  28. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  29. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  30. Multi-media artists ………… Henrike Grohs Art Award 2020 – 15th Nov
  31. Multi-media artists ………… The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  32. Multi-media artists …………. Art Science Labs Residency – 30th Nov
  33. Multi-media artists …………. Arts Letters & Nos residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  34. Multi-media artists ………….. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  35. Multi-media artists ………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  36. Multi-media artists ………….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  37. Multi-media artists ………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  38. Multi-media artists ………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  39. Multi-media artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  40. Multi-media artists …………. Espacio Gallery London Open call
  41. Multi-media artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  42. Multi-media artists ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Writers, Poets, Vloggers & Bloggers:

  1. Writers  …………………. Norbrow Short Story Competition – 9th Dec
  2. Writers …………………. Arts Letters & Nos residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  3. Writers …………………. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  4. Writers  …………………. LeEgna Open call
  5. Writers ………………….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  6. Writers …………………. CultureCult Magazine Open call
  7. Writers …………………. Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  8. Writers ….……………… YET Magazine Open call
  9. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  11. Poets …………………….. Piano Microstories Open call – 31st Nov 
  12. Poets …………………….. Sillerman African Poets Prize – 1st Dec
  13. Poets …………………….. Arts Letters & Nos residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  14. Poets …………………….. New Voices Open call 
  15. Poets …………………….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  16. Poets ……………………… CultureCult Magazine Open call
  17. Poets ……………………… Autumn House Open call – Fees apply
  18. Poets ……………………… Bayimba International Festival – 30th April 2020
  19. Poets …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  20. Poets ……………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  21. Blogers ……………………. LeEgna Open call
  22. B & Vlogers ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  23. B & Vlogers ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Dancers, Circus & Storytellers:

  1. Dancers ……………………… Combustible Residency Open call – 6th Dec
  2. Dancers ………………………. Blois Dance Open call – 20th Dec
  3. Dancers ………………………. DanceGathering Lagos Open call – 30th Dec
  4. Dancers ………………………. ViDEOSKiN Open call – April 2020
  5. Dancers & Circus ……….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  6. Dancers & Circus ……….. Physical Theatre Austria call – Fees apply
  7. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  8. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  9. Storytellers ………………… Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  10. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Musicians, Composers & Producers:

  1. Musicians …………………………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  2. Composers & Producers ……. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  3. Composers & Producers ……. Sound engineering course – Fees applies 
  4. Composers & Producers ……. Music Production course – Fees applies 
  5. Composers & Producers ……. Sound & Production course – Fees applies
  6. Composers & Producers ……. MacDowell Colony residency & scholarship – 15th Jan 2020
  7. Composers & Producers ……. Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  8. Musicians & Composers …….. MusicInAfrica create your online Profile 
  9. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Other creatives:

  1. Journalists ……..…………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  2. Web designers …………….. Spectrum Brand Solutions is recruiting 
  3. Developers ………………….. Euromena Awards Open call – 12th Dec
  4. Architects …………………… Arts Letters & Nos residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  5. Architects ……..…………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  6. Architects ……………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  7. Architects ……………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  8. Sculptors …………………….. Arts Letters & Nos residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  9. Sculptors ……..……………… Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  10. Sculptors …………………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  11. Sculptors …………………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  12. Sculptors …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. Sculptors …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  14. Creative directors ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  15. Creative directors …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  16. Festival & Events organisers ….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Festival & Events organisers …… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

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