The Arts Mailing List newsletter – 18th Nov 2019

This week we bring you a special open call by Yeha Digital Experience if you produce work that fall in any of the below categories, you should apply:
* Digital painting and Illustrations
* Augmented reality
* Virtual reality
* Short Animation and GIF
* Digital Graffiti and Typography art

To find more and apply through google form click here

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 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 ………. Creative online courses fees applies
  6. All creatives ………. Creative trianing by Gobeze – fees apply
  7. All creatives ………. Tibeb be adebabay workshop Open Call – 24th Nov
  8. All creatives ………. Event: Paintings by Million Birhane until 6th Dec
  9. All creatives ………. Event: Human Being Exhibition – 1st-30th Nov
  10. All creatives ………. Event: Baxxe ፤ Photos from Gedeo – 21st Nov
  11. All creatives ………. Event: Dancing Lines exhibition – 21stNov-5th Dec
  12. All creatives ………. Event: Annual Fashion Festival – 23rd-24th Nov
  13. All creatives ………. Event: Pamfalon: album release party! – 29th Nov
  14. All creatives ………. Event: The Quiet Wave Exhibition 1st Nov-22nd Dec
  15. All creatives ………. Event: Dancing Lines Exhibition 14th Nov-14th Dec
  16. 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 ……………… Yeha Digital Experience Open call – 1st Dec
  4. Animators ……………… Arts Letters residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  5. Animators ……………… Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec 
  6. Animators ……………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  7. Animators ……..………. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  8. Animators ……………… Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  9. Animators ……………… MIFA Pitches Various Open Calls
  10. Animators ……………… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  11. Animators ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Animators ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  13. Digital artists …………. Sanaa Artist Residency – 20th Nov
  14. Digital artists …………. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov
  15. Digital artists …………. Yeha Digital Experience Open call – 1st Dec
  16. Digital artists ………….. Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  17. Digital artists ………….. Arts Letters residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  18. Digital artists ………….. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  19. Digital artists ………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  20. Digital artists ………….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  21. Digital artists …………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  22. Digital artists ………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  23. Digital artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  24. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  25. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa 
  26. Illustrators ……………… Sanaa Artist Residency – 20th Nov
  27. Illustrators ……………… The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov
  28. Illustrators ……………… Yeha Digital Experience Open call – 1st Dec
  29. Illustrators ……………… Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  30. Illustrators ………………. Arts Letters residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  31. Illustrators  ……………… Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  32. Illustrators ……………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  33. Illustrators ……..……….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  34. Illustrators ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  35. Illustrators ………………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  36. Illustrators  ……………… Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  37. Illustrators  ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  38. Illustrators ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Fashion, Bags, 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 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. Bag designers ………………. The Bag Show Open Call – 10th Dec
  9. Textile designers  ………… Arts Letters residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  10. Textile designers ………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  11. Textile designers ………….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  12. Textile designers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. Textile designers …………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  14. Graphics designers …….…. Frestudios is recruiting 
  15. Graphics designers ……….. DesignLab is recruiting 
  16. Graphics designers ……….. Adamant is recruiting
  17. Graphics designers ……….. Sanaa Artist Residency – 20th Nov
  18. Graphics designers ……….. Yeha Digital Experience Open call – 1st Dec
  19. Graphics designers ……….. Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  20. Graphics designers ……….. Arts Letters residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  21. Graphics designers ……….. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  22. Graphics designers ……….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  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 & Script writers:

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

Photographers:

  1. Photographers …………….. Vohh Foto Fest Open Call – 20th Nov
  2. Photographers …………….. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  3. Photographers …………….. Piano Microstories Open call – 31st Nov
  4. Photographers …………….. Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  5. Photographers …………….. Arts Letters residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  6. Photographers …………….. LensCulture Exposure Awards – 11th Dec
  7. Photographers …………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  8. Photographers ……………… Sony World-Photo Awards – 7th Jan 2020
  9. Photographers ……………… Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 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, Graffiti & Multi-media artists:

  1. Visual artists ……………….. Sanaa Artist Residency – 20th Nov
  2. Visual artists ……………….. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  3. Visual artists ……………….. Art Science Labs Residency – 30th Nov
  4. Visual artists ……………….. L’AiR Arts residency & scholarship – 30th Nov
  5. Visual artists ……………….. Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec
  6. Visual artists ……..………… Arts Letters residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  7. Visual artists ……..………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec 
  8. Visual artists ……..………… Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  9. Visual artists ……..………… Fake Art Fest Open call- 31st Jan 2020
  10. Visual artists ……………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  11. Visual artists ……………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  12. Visual artists ……………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  13. Visual artists  …………….… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  14. Visual artists  …………..….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  15. Visual artists ………………… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  16. Visual artists ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Visual artists ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  18. Graffiti artists ……………… Addis based group looking for artists
  19. Graffiti artists ……………… Sanaa Artist Residency – 20th Nov 
  20. Graffiti artists ……………… Art Science Labs Residency – 30th Nov
  21. Graffiti artists ………………. Yeha Digital Experience Open call – 1st Dec
  22. Graffiti artists ……………… Arts Letters 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 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  …………………. Ibua Journal Open Call – 8th Dec
  2. Writers  …………………. Norbrow Short Story Competition – 9th Dec
  3. Writers …………………. Arts Letters residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  4. Writers …………………. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  5. Writers  …………………. LeEgna Open call
  6. Writers ………………….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  7. Writers …………………. CultureCult Magazine Open call
  8. Writers …………………. Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  9. Writers ….……………… YET Magazine Open call
  10. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  12. Poets …………………….. Piano Microstories Open call – 31st Nov 
  13. Poets …………………….. Sillerman African Poets Prize – 1st Dec
  14. Poets …………………….. Arts Letters residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  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 ……………………… Bayimba International Festival – 30th April 2020
  20. Poets …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  21. Poets ……………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  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, 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 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 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 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 ….. Tibeb be adebabay workshop Open Call – 24th Nov
  17. Festival & Events organisers ….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  18. Festival & Events organisers …… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

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