The Arts Mailing List newsletter – 13th Jan 2020

This week we bring you the amazing fashion from Zewd Design and photo taken by Sam Pictures. Check out their work, like, buy and of course share!!!!

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.

Opportunities 

To showcase your work to the world, simply click on the below links, read and apply to as many opportunities as you can. 

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 ………. Creative online courses fees applies
  6. All creatives ………. Creative trianing by Gobeze – fees apply
  7. All creatives ………. YTH-Africa recruiting facilitators
  8. All creatives ………. Event: Pop Up Art Show 2nd-31st Jan
  9. All creatives ………. Event: Photo Exhibition Sileshi Bayeh 14th & 15th Jan
  10. All creatives ………. Event: Film screening + Q&A – 22nd Jan
  11. All creatives ………. Event: Sculpture Yonas Mequwanint 16th Jan-5th Feb
  12. All creatives ………. Event: Africa Unite Film & Music 5th Feb
  13. All creatives ………. Exhibition: “Left Hand” by Merid Tafesse 10th Feb
  14. All creatives ………. Event: ITME-AFRICA 2020 14th -16th Feb

Animators:

  1. Animators ……………… Black Girl Magic Film Series – 15th Jan
  2. Animators ……..………. WHO Open call – 30th Jan
  3. Animators ……..………. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  4. Animators ……………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  5. Animators ……………… Lyons Film Festival Open call – 28th Feb
  6. Animators ……………… Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  7. Animators ….…………. Accra Animation Film Festival
  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

Digital artists:

  1. Digital artists ………….. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  2. Digital artists …………… Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  3. Digital artists …………… Ulična galerija Open call – 17th Jan
  4. Digital artists ………….. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  5. Digital artists ………….. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  6. Digital artists ………….. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  7. Digital artists ………….. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  8. Digital artists ………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  9. Digital artists ………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  10. Digital artists ………….. Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  11. Digital artists ………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  12. Digital artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  13. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa 

Illustrators:

  1. Illustrators ……………… Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  2. Illustrators ………………. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  3. Illustrators ………………. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  4. Illustrators ………………. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  5. Illustrators ……………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  6. Illustrators ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  7. Illustrators ………………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  8. Illustrators ………………. Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  9. Illustrators ………………. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  10. Illustrators  ……………… Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  11. Illustrators  ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Illustrators ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Graphics designers:

  1. Graphics designers ……….. Free online poster mock-ups
  2. Graphics designers …….…. Frestudios is recruiting 
  3. Graphics designers ……….. Adamant is recruiting
  4. Graphics designers ………… FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  5. Graphics designers ……….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  6. Graphics designers ……….. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  7. Graphics designers ………… International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  8. Graphics designers ………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  9. Graphics designers ………… Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  10. Graphics designers ………… Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  11. Graphics designers ……….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  12. Graphics designers ……….. Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  13. Graphics designers ……….. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  14. Graphics designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  15. Graphics designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Graffiti artists:

  1. Graffiti artists ……………… FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  2. Graffiti artists ……………… Addis based group looking for artists
  3. Graffiti artists ………………. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  4. Graffiti artists ……………… Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  5. Grafiti artists ……………….. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  6. Graffiti artists ……………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  7. Graffiti artists ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  8. Graffiti artists ………………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  9. Graffiti artists ………………. Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  10. Graffiti artists ………………. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  11. Graffiti artists ………………. Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  12. Graffiti artists ………………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  13. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Fashion, Textiles & Designers:

  1. Fashion designers …………. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  2. Fashion designers …………. Alibaba Netpreneur Training – 19th Jan
  3. Fashion designers …………. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  4. Fashion designers …………. Next Fashion School Addis Open call
  5. Fashion designers …………. Tikur Fert Competition Open call 
  6. Fashion designers  ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  7. Fashion designers …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  8. Textile designers …………… Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  9. Textile designers ……………. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  10. Textile designers …………… Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  11. Textile designers …………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Textile designers ……………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  13. Designers …………………….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  14. Designers …………………….. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  15. Designers ……………………… Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  16. Designers …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Designers …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Filmmakers:

  1. Filmmakers …………. Promote your work on EtMDB
  2. Filmmakers …………. Black Girl Magic Film Series – 15th Jan
  3. Filmmakers …………. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  4. Filmmakers …………. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  5. Filmmaers …..………. WHO Open call – 30th Jan
  6. Filmmakers …………. Coca Project Documentary call – 21st Feb
  7. Filmmakers …………. Palm Springs ShortFest – 24th Feb
  8. Filmmakers …………. Lyons Film Festival Open call – 28th Feb
  9. Filmmakers …………. Moveo Online Festival Open call – 29th Feb
  10. Filmmakers …………. Nederland Film Festival – 16th March
  11. Filmmakers …………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  12. Filmmakers………….. La Fabrique Cinema Open Call
  13. Filmmakers …………. Docubox Open call 
  14. Filmmakers …………. Congo Film Fest Open call
  15. Filmmakers ….……… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  16. Filmmakers ……….… Sundance Various Open calls
  17. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  18. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Video artists & Script writers:

  1. Video artists …………. Dancer looking for Videographer
  2. Video artists …………. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  3. Video artists ………….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  4. Video artists …………. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  5. Video artists …………. Lyons Film Festival Open call – 28th Feb
  6. Video artists …………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  7. Video artists …………. Moveo Online Festival Open call – 29th Feb
  8. Video artists ………….. Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  9. Video artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Video artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  11. Script writers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Script writers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  13. Script writers ………… Realness African Screenwriters residency – 31st Jan 2020

Photographers:

  1. Photographers …………….. Shashemane based group looking for Photographers
  2. Photographers ……………… US universities Scholarships – 15th Jan
  3. Photographers ……………… International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  4. Photograohers ……………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  5. Photographers ……………… LensCulture Portrait Awards – 19th Feb
  6. Photographers ……………… Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  7. Photographers ……………… Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  8. Photographers ……………… Boeart Open call – 15th March
  9. Photographers ….……..…… YET Magazine Open call 
  10. Photographers ….………….. Semi Magazine Open call 
  11. Photographers ….……..…… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  12. Photographers ….…………… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  13. Photographers ….…………… LifeFramer Variety of Open calls
  14. Photographers ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  15. Photographers ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Visual artists:

  1. Visual artists ……………….. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  2. Visual artists ……..………… Terra Foundation funded residency – 15th Jan
  3. Visual artists ………………. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  4. Visual artists ………………. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  5. Visual artists ……………….. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  6. Visual artists ……..………… Fake Art Fest Open call- 31st Jan
  7. Visual artists ……………….. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  8. Visual artists ……………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  9. Visual artists ……………….. Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  10. Visual artists ……………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  11. Visual artists ……………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  12. Visual artists ……………….. les Décades de la peinture Festival – 15th April
  13. Visual artists ……………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  14. Visual artists ……………….. ArtOpenCalls
  15. Visual artists  …………….… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  16. Visual artists  …………..….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  17. Visual artists ………………… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  18. Visual artists ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  19. Visual artists ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Multi-media artists:

  1. Multi-media artists ………….. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  2. Multi-media artists ………….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  3. Multi-media artists ………….. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  4. Multi-media artists …………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  5. Multi-media artists ………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  6. Multi-media artists ………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  7. Multi-media artists ………….. Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  8. Multi-media artists ………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  9. Multi-media artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  10. Multi-media artists ………….. Espacio Gallery London Open call
  11. Multi-media artists ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Multi-media artists …………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Writers, Poets, Vloggers & Bloggers:

  1. Writers …………………. African Women in Media 2020 Summit – 20th Jan
  2. Writers …………………. Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  3. Writers …………………. Young African Leaders Forum – 31st March
  4. Writers …………………. The Living Acts Open call
  5. Writers …………………. Children Books Open Call
  6. Writers  …………………. LeEgna Open call
  7. Writers ………………….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  8. Writers …………………. CultureCult Magazine Open call
  9. Writers …………………. Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  10. Writers ….……………… YET Magazine Open call
  11. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  13. Poets …………………….. New Voices Open call 
  14. Poets …………………….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  15. Poets ……………………… CultureCult Magazine Open call
  16. Poets ……………………… Autumn House Open call – Fees apply
  17. Poets ……………………… Bayimba International Festival – 30th April 2020
  18. Poets …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  19. Poets ……………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  20. Blogers …………………… LeEgna Open call
  21. B & Vlogers ……………. The Living Acts 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 ………………………. Rotterdam Duet Choreography – 1st March
  2. Dancers ………………………. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  3. Dancers ………………………. ViDEOSKiN Open call – April
  4. Dancers & Circus ……….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  5. Dancers & Circus ……….. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  6. Dancers & Circus ………… Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  7. Dancers & Circus ………… Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  8. Dancers & Circus ……….. Physical Theatre Austria call – Fees apply
  9. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  11. Storytellers ………………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  12. Storytellers ………………… Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  13. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Musicians, Composers & Producers:

  1. Musicians & Composers …….. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  2. Musicians & Composers …….. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  3. Musicians & Composers …….. Guitar on Stage festival Open call – 9th Feb
  4. Musicians & Composers …….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  5. Musicians & Composers …….. MSH funded summerschool – 1st May
  6. Musicians & Composers …….. MusicInAfrica create your online Profile 
  7. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  8. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  9. Composers & Producers ……. Sound engineering course – Fees applies 
  10. Composers & Producers ……. Music Production course – Fees applies 
  11. Composers & Producers ……. Sound & Production course – Fees applies
  12. Composers & Producers ……. MacDowell funded residency 15th Jan

Architecs:

  1. Architects ……………… Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  2. Architects ……………… Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  3. Architects ………………. Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship – 20th Jan
  4. Architects ………………. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  5. Architects ………………. Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  6. Architects ………………. Swinburne University Scholarship
  7. Architects ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  8. Architects ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Sculptors:

  1. Sculptors ………………. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  2. Sculptors ……….……… Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  3. Sculptors ……………….. Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  4. Sculptors ……………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  5. Sculptors ……………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  6. Sculptors ……………….. ArtOpenCalls
  7. Sculptors ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  8. Sculptors ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Other creatives:

  1. Journalists ………………….. African Women in Media 2020 Summit – 20th Jan
  2. Journalists ………….………. WHO Open call – 30th Jan
  3. Journalists ………………….. Young African Leaders Forum – 31st March
  4. Journalists ………………….. African Writers Space Open call
  5. Journalists ………….………. Future News Worldwide fully funded – 14th Feb
  6. Journalists ………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  7. Journalists …………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  8. Web designers ……………… Spectrum Brand Solutions is recruiting 
  9. Web designers ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Web designers ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  11. Developers ………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Developers …………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  13. Creative directors ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Creative directors …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  15. Festival & Events organisers ….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Festival & Events organisers …… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

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