The Arts Mailing List newsletter – 16th Dec 2019

This week we bring you the shockingly striking work by digital artist Fanuel Leul. As always check out his work, like and of course 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.

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 ………. Event: The Quiet Wave Exhibition 1st Nov-22nd Dec
  8. All creatives ………. Event: B a B….be a bee exhibition 23rd Nov-22nd Dec
  9. All creatives ………. Event: Selfishness Identity exhibition 16th Dec-3rd Jan
  10. All creatives ………. Event: Addis Video Art Festival – 26th Dec to 1st Jan
  11. All creatives ………. Event: HERstories a night of poetry & prose – 18th Dec
  12. All creatives ………. Event: Wib Ethiopia exhibition – 19th to 28th Dec 
  13. All creatives ………. Event: Guzzo with Creative Ermias Assefa – 28th Dec

Animators:

  1. Animators ……..………. International Animated Film festival – 31st Dec 
  2. Animators ……..………. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  3. Animators ……………… Black Girl Magic Film Series – 15th Jan 2o2o
  4. Animators ……..………. WHO Open call – 30th Jan 2020
  5. Animators ……………… Lyons Film Festival Open call – 28th Feb
  6. Animators ……………… Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  7. Animators ……………… MIFA Pitches Various Open Calls
  8. Animators ……………… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  9. Animators ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Animators ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Digital artists:

  1. Digital artists ………….. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan 2020
  2. Digital artists ………….. Fumetto Comic Festival Open call – 4th Jan
  3. Digital artists ………….. Bang.Prix Open call – 31st Dec
  4. Digital artists ………….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  5. Digitsl artists ……………. Future Architecture – 6th Jan 2020
  6. Digital artists …………… Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan 2020
  7. Digital artists ………….. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan 2020
  8. Digital artists ………….. International Image Festival – 26th Jan 2020
  9. Digital artists ………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  10. Digital artists ………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  11. Digital artists ………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March 2020
  12. Digital artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  13. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa 

Illustrators:

  1. Illustrators ………………. Bang.Prix Open call – 31st Dec
  2. Illustrators ……..……….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  3. Illustrators ………………. Fumetto Comic Festival Open call – 4th Jan
  4. Illustrators ………………. Future Architecture – 6th Jan 2020
  5. Illustrators ……………… Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan 2020
  6. Illustrators ………………. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan 2020
  7. Illustrators ………………. International Image Festival – 26th Jan 2020
  8. Illustrators ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  9. Illustrators ………………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  10. Illustrators ………………. Boeart Open call – 15th March 2020
  11. Illustrators  ……………… Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  12. Illustrators  ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. Illustrators ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Graphics designers:

  1. Graphics designers …….…. Frestudios is recruiting 
  2. Graphics designers ……….. DesignLab is recruiting 
  3. Graphics designers ……….. Adamant is recruiting
  4. Graphics designers ………… Bang.Prix Open call – 31st Dec
  5. Graphics designers ……….. Fumetto Comic Festival Open call – 4th Jan
  6. Graphics designers ……….. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan 2020
  7. Graphics designers ……….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan 2020
  8. Graphics designers ……….. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan 2020
  9. Graphics designers ………… International Image Festival – 26th Jan 2020
  10. Graphics designers ……….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  11. Graphics designers ……….. Boeart Open call – 15th March 2020
  12. Graphics designers ……….. Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April 2020
  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 2020
  2. Graffiti artists ……………… Addis based group looking for artists
  3. Graffiti artists ……..……….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  4. Graffiti artists ………………. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan 2020
  5. Graffiti artists ……………… Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan 2020
  6. Grafiti artists ……………….. International Image Festival – 26th Jan 2020
  7. Graffiti artists ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  8. Graffiti artists ………………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  9. Graffiti artists ………………. Boeart Open call – 15th March 2020
  10. Graffiti artists ………………. Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April 2020
  11. Graffiti artists ………………. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  12. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Fashion, Textiles & Designers:

  1. Fashion designers ………… Bang.Prix Open call – 31st Dec
  2. Fashion designers …………. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  3. Fashion designers ………….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan 2020
  4. Fashion designers ………….. Future Architecture – 6th Jan 2020
  5. Fashion designers …………. Next Fashion School Addis Open call
  6. Fashion designers …………. Tikur Fert Competition Open call 
  7. Fashion designers  ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  8. Fashion designers …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  9. Textile designers …………… Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  10. Textile designers …………… Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan 2020
  11. Textile designers ……………. Future Architecture – 6th Jan 2020
  12. Textile designers …………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. Textile designers ……………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  14. Designers ……………………… Future Architecture – 6th Jan 2020
  15. Designers …………………….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan 2020
  16. Designers ……………………… Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April 2020
  17. Designers …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  18. Designers …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Filmmakers:

  1. Filmmakers …………. Promote your work on EtMDB
  2. Filmmaers …..………. WHO Open call – 30th Jan 2020
  3. Filmmakers …………. Smartphone film competition Addis – 31st Dec
  4. Filmmakers …………. Filmmakers Without Borders  call – 1st Jan 2020
  5. Filmmakers …………. Marseille Underground Film Festival – 5th Jan 2020
  6. Filmmakers …………. Black Girl Magic Film Series – 15th Jan 2o2o
  7. Filmmakers …………. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan 2020
  8. Filmmakers …………. International Image Festival – 26th Jan 2020
  9. Filmmakers …………. Coca Project Documentary call – 21st Feb 2020
  10. Filmmakers …………. Lyons Film Festival Open call – 28th Feb
  11. Filmmakers …………. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  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 …………. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  2. Video artists …………. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan 2020
  3. Video artists ………….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan 2020
  4. Video artists …………. Lyons Film Festival Open call – 28th Feb
  5. Video artists …………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  6. Video artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  7. Video artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  8. Script writers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Script writers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Script writers ………… Realness African Screenwriters residency – 31st Jan 2020

Photographers:

  1. Photographers …………….. Bridgeman Studio Award 2019 – 16th Dec
  2. Photographers ……………… Ikei Photo Contest – 31st Dec 
  3. Photographers ……………… Muhammad Ali Center Open call – 31st Dec
  4. Photographers ……………… Urban Challenges Open call – 5th Jan 2020
  5. Photographers ……………… Sony World-Photo Awards – 7th Jan 2020
  6. Photographers ……………… US universities Scholarships – 15th Jan 2020
  7. Photographers ……………… International Image Festival – 26th Jan 2020
  8. Photographers ……………… Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  9. Photographers ……………… Boeart Open call – 15th March 2020
  10. Photographers ….……..…… YET Magazine Open call 
  11. Photographers ….………….. Semi Magazine Open call 
  12. Photographers ….……..…… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  13. Photographers ….…………… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  14. Photographers ….…………… LifeFramer Variety of Open calls
  15. Photographers ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Photographers ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Visual artists:

  1. Visual artists ……..………… Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  2. Visual artists ……………….. Fumetto Comic Festival Open call – 4th Jan
  3. Visual artists ……………….. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan 2020
  4. Visual artists ……..………… Terra Foundation funded residency – 15th Jan
  5. Visual artists ………………. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan 2020
  6. Visual artists ………………. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan 2020
  7. Visual artists ……………….. International Image Festival – 26th Jan 2020
  8. Visual artists ……..………… Fake Art Fest Open call- 31st Jan 2020
  9. Visual artists ……………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  10. Visual artists ……………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March 2020
  11. Visual artists ……………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  12. Visual artists ……………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  13. Visual artists ……………….. ArtOpenCalls
  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

Multi-media artists:

  1. Multi-media artists ………….. Alserkal funded residency 1st Jan 2020
  2. Multi-media artists ………….. Fumetto Comic Festival Open call – 4th Jan
  3. Multi-media artists ………….. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan 2020
  4. Multi-media artists ………….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan 2020
  5. Multi-media artists ………….. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan 2020
  6. Multi-media artists ………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  7. Multi-media artists ………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  8. Multi-media artists ………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March 2020
  9. Multi-media artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  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 …………………. Children Books Open Call
  2. Writers  …………………. LeEgna Open call
  3. Writers ………………….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  4. Writers …………………. CultureCult Magazine Open call
  5. Writers …………………. Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  6. Writers ….……………… YET Magazine Open call
  7. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  8. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  9. Poets …………………….. New Voices Open call 
  10. Poets …………………….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  11. Poets ……………………… CultureCult Magazine Open call
  12. Poets ……………………… Autumn House Open call – Fees apply
  13. Poets ……………………… Bayimba International Festival – 30th April 2020
  14. Poets …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  15. Poets ……………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  16. Blogers …………………… LeEgna Open call
  17. B & Vlogers …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  18. B & Vlogers …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Dancers, Circus & Storytellers:

  1. Dancers ………………………. Blois Dance Open call – 20th Dec
  2. Dancers ………………………. DanceGathering Lagos Open call – 30th Dec
  3. Dancers ………………………. Rotterdam Duet Choreography – 1st March 2020
  4. Dancers ………………………. Boeart Open call – 15th March 2020
  5. Dancers ………………………. ViDEOSKiN Open call – April 2020
  6. Dancers & Circus ……….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan 2020
  7. Dancers & Circus ……….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  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 ………………… Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  12. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Musicians, Composers & Producers:

  1. Musicians & Composers …….. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan 2020
  2. Musicians & Composers …….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  3. Musicians & Composers …….. MusicInAfrica create your online Profile 
  4. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  5. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  6. Composers & Producers ……. OneBeat Open call – 20th Dec
  7. Composers & Producers ……. Art Omi residency Open call – 2nd Jan
  8. Composers & Producers ……. Sound engineering course – Fees applies 
  9. Composers & Producers ……. Music Production course – Fees applies 
  10. Composers & Producers ……. Sound & Production course – Fees applies
  11. Composers & Producers ……. MacDowell funded residency 15th Jan

Architecs:

  1. Architects …………………. Future Architecture – 6th Jan 2020
  2. Architects …………………. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan 2020
  3. Architects …………………. Bang.Prix Open call – 31st Dec
  4. Architects …………………. 3M3 Open call – 31st Dec
  5. Architects ………………… Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan 2020
  6. Architects …………………. Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship – 20th Jan 2020
  7. Architects …………………. Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April 2020
  8. Architects …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Architects …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Sculptors:

  1. Sculptors ……..……………… Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  2. Sculptors …………………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  3. Sculptors …………………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March 2020
  4. Sculptors …………………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  5. Sculptors …………………….. ArtOpenCalls
  6. Sculptors …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  7. Sculptors …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Other creatives:

  1. Journalists ………………….. Women reporters Fund 16th Dec
  2. Journalists ………….………. WHO Open call – 30th Jan 2020
  3. Journalists ………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  4. Journalists …………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  5. Web designers ……………… Spectrum Brand Solutions is recruiting 
  6. Web designers ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  7. Web designers ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  8. Developers ………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Developers …………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Creative directors ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Creative directors …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  12. Festival & Events organisers ….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. Festival & Events organisers …… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

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