The Arts Mailing List newsletter – 16th Sep 2019

This week, we bring you the digital artist Ermias Assefa, Arts Director at Behagerlij studios. Ermias has a great eye for humour and seriousness in his pieces, so check out his work and don’t forget to like and share. 

As usual, below you will find an extensive list of open calls, residencies, competitions etc, all separated in different sections below. 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, apply as many as you can

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.

If you feel this has been useful, why not share it with this others!!!!

Until next week, wishing you a great and productive week.

Opportunities 

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

All Creatives:

  1. All creatives …..……… Scholarships & training BigDreamEt
  2. All creatives ………….. Showcase your work on Utopiያ
  3. All creatives ………….. Bayimba Festival Uganda is recruiting – 30th Sep
  4. All creatives ………….. Freelance Ethiopia for Jobs  
  5. All creatives ………….. Swiss Post-grad Scholarship for the artist 
  6. All creatives ………….. Chevening UK Scholarship
  7. All creatives ………….. NABA’s Masters in the Arts – 18th Oct
  8. All creatives ………….. Business Funding 
  9. All creatives ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. All creatives ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Animators, Digital & Illustration artists:

  1. Animators ………………. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  2. Animators ………………. Hive by the Camp – 30th Sep
  3. Animators ………………. MIFA Pitches Various Open Calls
  4. Animators ………………. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  5. Animators ………………. Triggerfish Aca Submit for feedback 
  6. Animators ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  7. Animators ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  8. Digital artists …………. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  9. Digital artists …………. Embracing Our Differences call – 8th Oct
  10. Digital artists …………. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov
  11. Digital artists ………….. Hive by the Camp – 30th Sep
  12. Digital artists ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. Digital artists ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  14. Illustrators …………….. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  15. Illustrators …………….. Embracing Our Differences call – 8th Oct
  16. Illustrators ……………… Super Competition – fees apply 18th Oct  
  17. Illustrators ……………… The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov
  18. Illustrators ……………… Hive by the Camp – 30th Sep
  19. Illustrators  ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  20. Illustrators ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Fashion, Textiles & Graphics designers:

  1. Fashion designers ….……. Next Fashion School Addis Open Call
  2. Fashion Designers ……….. HAFW 2019 Open call 
  3. Fashion designers ……….. Lagos Fashion Week Open call – 20th Sep
  4. Fashion designers ……….. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  5. Fashion designers ……….. Hive by the Camp – 30th Sep
  6. Fashion designers ……….. Vlisco Fashion Fund Open call – 1st Oct
  7. Fashion designers ….……. Jan van Eyck Residency – fees apply 1st Oct
  8. Fashion designers ……… Africa Mosaique incubator Open call – 15th Oct 
  9. Fashion designers ……….. NABA’s Masters in the Arts – 18th Oct
  10. Fashion designers  ……….Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Fashion designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  12. Textile designers …………. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  13. Textile designers …………. Manchester Uni MA scholarship 30th Sep 
  14. Textile designers ……….. Vlisco Fashion Fund Open call – 1st Oct
  15. Textile designers ……….. NABA’s Masters in the Arts – 18th Oct
  16. Textile designers …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Textile designers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  18. Print-makers  ……..……….. Nafasi’s 2020 Residency Open call – 30th Sep
  19. Graphics designers ………. Freshstudios is recruiting 
  20. Graphics designers ……….. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  21. Graphics designers ……….. Hive by the Camp – 30th Sep
  22. Graphics designers ….……. Jan van Eyck Residency – fees apply 1st Oct
  23. Graphics designers ……….. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  24. Graphics designers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  25. Graphics designers …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Filmmakers, Video artists & Screenwriters:

  1. Filmmakers ……………. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  2. Filmmakers ……………. Hive by the Camp – 30th Sep
  3. Filmmakers…………….. Docubox Open call 
  4. Fillmmakers ……………. Gobez is looking for an intern– 1st Oct 
  5. Filmmakers ……..……… Congo Film Fest Open call
  6. Filmmakers ……..……..… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  7. Filmmakers ……..……..… Sundance Various Open calls
  8. Filmmakers ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Filmmakers ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Video artists ……………. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  11. Video artists …………….. Nafasi’s 2020 Residency Open call – 30th Sep 
  12. Video artists …………….. Hive by the Camp – 30th Sep
  13. Video artists …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Video artists ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  15. Screenwriters …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Screenwriters ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Photographers:

  1. Photographers ……………. Alliance Ethio-française Open call – 22nd Sep
  2. Photographers …………….. Black & White Photo Awards – 25th Sep
  3. Photographers …………….. Nafasi’s 2020 Residency Open call – 30th Sep 
  4. Photographers …………….. Hive by the Camp – 30th Sep
  5. Photographers …………….. Artist Grant Open call – 15th Oct
  6. Photographers …………….. Vohh Foto Fest Open Call – 20th Nov
  7. Photographers …………….. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  8. Photographers ……………… Women are powerful Open Call 
  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 & Multi-media artists:

  1. Visual artists ……………… Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  2. Visual artists ………………. Nafasi’s 2020 Residency Open call – 30th Sep 
  3. Visual artists ……….……… Contemporary vision residency – 30th Sep
  4. Visual artists ………………. Hive by the Camp – 30th Sep
  5. Visual artists ………….……. Jan van Eyck Residency – fees apply 1st Oct 
  6. Visual artists ………….……. Embracing Our Differences call – 8th Oct 
  7. Visual artists ……….………. Artist Grant Open call – 15th Oct
  8. Visual artists ……………….. NABA’s Masters in the Arts – 18th Oct
  9. Visual artists ……………….. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  10. Visual artists ……….………. Fake Art Fest Open call- 31st Jan 2020
  11. Visual artists  ……………… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  12. Visual artists  ………….….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  13. Visual artists …………..….. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  14. Visual artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  15. Visual artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  16. Graffiti artists …………….. Addis based group looking for artists 
  17. Graffiti artists …………….. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  18. Multi-media artists ……… Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  19. Multi-media artists ……… Nafasi’s 2020 Residency Open call – 30th Sep 
  20. Multi-media artists ……….. Hive by the Camp – 30th Sep
  21. Multi-media artists ……….. Artist Grant Open call – 15th Oct
  22. Multi-media artists ………… The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  23. Multi-media artists ………… Espacio Gallery London Open call
  24. Multi-media artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  25. Multi-media artists ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Writers, Poets, Vloggers & Bloggers:

  1. Writers …………………. Nafasi’s 2020 Residency Open call – 30th Sep 
  2. Writers …………………. Hive by the Camp – 30th Sep
  3. Writers  …………………. Jan van Eyck Residency – fees apply 1st Oct
  4. Writers …………………. Short Story Day Africa Open call – 31st Oct
  5. Writers  …………………. LeEgna Open call
  6. Writers …………………. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  7. Writers ………………….. Melkam 74 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 ……………………… Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  14. Poets ……………………… Hive by the Camp – 30th Sep
  15. Poets ……………………… New Voices Open call 
  16. Poets ……………………… Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  17. Poets ………………………. CultureCult Magazine Open call
  18. Poets ……………………… Autumn House Open call – Fees apply
  19. Poets ………………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  20. Poets ……………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  21. Vlogers ……………………. Hive by the Camp – 30th Sep
  22. Blogers …………………….. LeEgna Open call
  23. B & Vlogers ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  24. B & Vlogers ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Dancers, Storytellers & Circus:

  1. Dancers ………………………. African Culture Fund Open call – 12th Oct
  2. Dancers ………………………. ViDEOSKiN Open call – April 2020
  3. Dancers & Circus ……….. Africa Art Line Grant – 7th Sep
  4. Dancers & Circus ………. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  5. Dancers & Circus ……….. Nafasi’s 2020 Residency Open call – 30th Sep 
  6. Dancers & Circus ……….. Physical Theatre Austria call – Fees apply
  7. Dancers & Circus ………… Hive by thecamp
  8. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Storytellers  ……………….. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  11. Storytellers  ……………….. Nafasi’s 2020 Residency Open call – 30th Sep
  12. Storytellers ………………… Hive by the Camp – 30th Sep
  13. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Musicians, Sound artists & Composers:

  1. Musicians ………………………. Acoustic Music Awards Open Call – 8th Nov
  2. Musicians & Composers …. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  3. Musicians & Composers ……. African Culture Fund Open call – 12th Oct 
  4.  Musicians & Composers …….. ACCES 2019 Conference Open call 
  5. Musicians & Composers …….. MusicInAfrica online Profile 
  6. Musicians & Composers …….. Hive by the Camp – 30th Sep
  7. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  8. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Other sectors:

  1. Architects ………….…… The Future of Strijp-S Open call – 20th Sep 
  2. Architects ………………. Archi-Fest – 20th-22nd Sept
  3. Architects ………………. Travel Grant to East Africa
  4. Architects  ………..……. Jan van Eyck Residency – fees apply 1st Oct
  5. Architects  ………..……. Lexus Design Award 2020 – 14th Oct
  6. Architects ………….…… Laka Open call Fees apply – 1st Nov 
  7. Architects ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  8. Architects ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  9. Curators …………………. Contemporary vision residency – 30th Sep
  10. Sculptors ………..………. Artist Grant Open call – 15th Oct
  11. Sculptors …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Sculptors …………………. 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

Inspirational 

New track by Zeariaya – Art work by Yeabtsega Getachew 

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