The Arts Mailing List newsletter – 20th Jan 2020

This week, we bring you the amazing eye behind the lense of photographer Adane Firde.  Hope you enjoy, 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.

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: Film screening + Q&A – 22nd Jan
  9. All creatives ………. Event: “Overcoming Rejection” Seminar – 25th Jan fees apply
  10. All creatives ………. Event: Pop Up Art Show 2nd-31st Jan
  11. All creatives ………. Event: Sculpture Yonas Mequwanint 16th Jan-5th Feb
  12. All creatives ………. Event: Vanguards of Addis Exhibition 1st Feb
  13. All creatives ………. Event: Africa Unite Film & Music 5th Feb
  14. All creatives ………. Exhibition: “Left Hand” by Merid Tafesse 10th Feb
  15. All creatives ………. Event: ITME-AFRICA 2020 14th -16th Feb

Animators:

  1. Animators ……..………. WHO Open call – 30th Jan
  2. Animators ……………… ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  3. Animators ……..………. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  4. Animators ……….…….. Vector Festival Canada Open call – 1st Feb
  5. Animators ……………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  6. Animators ……………… Virtual Reality & Arts Festival call – 9th Feb
  7. Animators ……………… Maaretta Jaukkuri Residency – 15th Feb
  8. Animators ……………… Lyons Film Festival Open call – 28th Feb
  9. Animators ……………… Digital Lab Africa Open call  – 1st March
  10. Animators ……………… Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  11. Animators ….…………. Accra Animation Film Festival
  12. Animators ……………… MIFA Pitches Various Open Calls
  13. Animators ……………… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  14. Animators ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  15. Animators ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Digital artists:

  1. Digital artists ………….. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  2. Digital artists ………….. ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  3. Digital artists ………….. Vector Festival Canada Open call – 1st Feb
  4. Digital artists ………….. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  5. Digital artists ………….. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  6. Digital artists ………….. Virtual Reality & Arts Festival call – 9th Feb
  7. Digital artists ………….. Maaretta Jaukkuri Residency – 15th Feb
  8. Digital artists ………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  9. Digital artists ………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  10. Digital artists ………….. Digital Lab Africa Open call  – 1st March
  11. Digital artists ………….. Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  12. Digital artists ………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  13. Digital artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  14. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  15. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa 

Illustrators:

  1. Illustrators ………………. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  2. Illustrators ……………… ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  3. Illustrators ………………. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  4. Illustrators ……….…….. Vector Festival Canada Open call – 1st Feb
  5. Illustrators ……………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  6. Illustrations ……………. Virtual Reality & Arts Festival call – 9th Feb
  7. Illustrators ……………… Maaretta Jaukkuri Residency – 15th Feb
  8. Illustrators ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  9. Illustrators ………………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  10. Illustrators ………………. Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  11. Illustrators ………………. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  12. Illustrators  ……………… Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  13. Illustrators  ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. 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 ………… International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  5. Graphics designers ………… ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  6. Graphics designers ……….. Vector Festival Canada Open call – 1st Feb
  7. Graphics designers ………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  8. Graphics designers ………… Virtual Reality & Arts Festival call – 9th Feb
  9. Graphics designers ………… Maaretta Jaukkuri Residency – 15th Feb
  10. Graphics designers ………… Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  11. Graphics designers ………… Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  12. Graphics designers ……….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  13. Graphics designers ……….. Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  14. Graphics designers ……….. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  15. Graphics designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Graphics designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Graffiti artists:

  1. Graffiti artists ……………… Addis based group looking for artists
  2. Grafiti artists ……………….. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  3. Graffiti artists ………………. ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  4. Graffiti artists ……………… Vector Festival Canada Open call – 1st Feb
  5. Graffiti artists ……………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  6. Graffiti artists ……………… Virtual Reality & Arts Festival call – 9th Feb
  7. Graffit srtists ……………….. Maaretta Jaukkuri Residency – 15th Feb
  8. Graffiti artists ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  9. Graffiti artists ………………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  10. Graffiti artists ………………. Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  11. Graffiti artists ………………. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  12. Graffiti artists ………………. Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  13. Graffiti artists ………………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  14. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  15. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Fashion, Textiles & Designers:

  1. Fashion designers …………. ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  2. Fashion designers …………. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  3. Fashion designers …………. Maaretta Jaukkuri Residency – 15th 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 …………… ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  9. Textile designers ……………. Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts Open call – 5th Feb
  10. Textile designers ……………. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  11. Textile designers ……………. Maaretta Jaukkuri Residency – 15th Feb
  12. Textile designers …………… Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  13. Textile designers …………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Textile designers ……………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  15. Designers ……………………… ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  16. Designers …………………….. Vector Festival Canada Open call – 1st Feb
  17. Designers …………………….. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  18. Designers …………………….. Virtual Reality & Arts Festival call – 9th Feb
  19. Designers …………………….. Maaretta Jaukkuri Residency – 15th Feb
  20. Designers ……………………… Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  21. Designers …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  22. Designers …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Filmmakers:

  1. Filmmakers …………. Promote your work on EtMDB
  2. Filmmakers …………. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  3. Filmmakers …..………. WHO Open call – 30th Jan
  4. Filmmakers ………….. Virtual Reality & Arts Festival call – 9th Feb
  5. Filmmakers …………. Coca Project Documentary call – 21st Feb
  6. Filmmakers …………. Palm Springs ShortFest – 24th Feb
  7. Filmmakers …………. Lyons Film Festival Open call – 28th Feb
  8. Filmmakers …………. Moveo Online Festival Open call – 29th Feb
  9. Filmmakers …………. Nederland Film Festival – 16th March
  10. Filmmakers …………. Sundance Ignite Short Film Challenge – 17th March
  11. Filmmakers …………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  12. Filmmakers …………. Filmmakers without Borders Open call – 1st June
  13. Filmmakers………….. La Fabrique Cinema Open Call
  14. Filmmakers …………. Docubox Open call 
  15. Filmmakers …………. Congo Film Fest Open call
  16. Filmmakers ….……… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  17. Filmmakers ……….… Sundance Various Open calls
  18. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  19. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Video artists & Script writers:

  1. Video artists …………. ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  2. Video artists …………. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  3. Video artists ………… Virtual Reality & Arts Festival call – 9th Feb
  4. Video artists …………. Maaretta Jaukkuri Residency – 15th 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 ………… Guzo Films Open call – 21st Jan
  12. Script writers ………… Realness African Screenwriters residency – 31st Jan
  13. Script writers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Script writers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Photographers:

  1. Photographers …………….. Shashemane based group looking for Photographers
  2. Photographers ……………… International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  3. Photohgraphers ……………. ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  4. Photograohers ……………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  5. Photographers ……………… Maaretta Jaukkuri Residency – 15th Feb
  6. Photographers ……………… LensCulture Portrait Awards – 19th Feb
  7. Photographers ……………… Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  8. Photographers ……………… Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  9. Photographers ……………… Boeart Open call – 15th March
  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 ……………….. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  2. Visual artists ……………….. ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  3. Visual artists ……..………… Fake Art Fest Open call- 31st Jan
  4. Visual artists ……………….. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  5. Visual artists ………………. Virtual Reality & Arts Festival call – 9th Feb
  6. Visual artists ………………. Maaretta Jaukkuri Residency – 15th Feb
  7. Visual artists ……………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  8. Visual artists ……………….. Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  9. Visual artists ……………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  10. Visual artists ……………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  11. Visual artists ……………….. les Décades de la peinture Festival – 15th April
  12. Visual artists ……………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  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 …………… ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  2. Multi-meida artists ………….. Vector Festival Canada Open call – 1st Feb
  3. Multi-media artists …………… Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts Open call – 5th Feb
  4. Multi-media artists …………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  5. Multi-media artists  ………….. Virtual Reality & Arts Festival call – 9th Feb
  6. Multi-media artists …………… Maaretta Jaukkuri Residency – 15th Feb
  7. Multi-media artists ………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  8. Multi-media artists ………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  9. Multi-media artists ………….. Digital Lab Africa Open call  – 1st March
  10. Multi-media artists ………….. Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  11. Multi-media artists ………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  12. Multi-media artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  13. Multi-media artists ………….. Espacio Gallery London Open call
  14. Multi-media artists ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  15. 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 ………………… ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  3. Writers ………………… Maaretta Jaukkuri Residency – 15th Feb
  4. Writers …………………. Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  5. Writers …………………. Young African Leaders Forum – 31st March
  6. Writers …………………. The Living Acts Open call
  7. Writers …………………. Children Books Open Call
  8. Writers  …………………. LeEgna Open call
  9. Writers ………………….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  10. Writers …………………. CultureCult Magazine Open call
  11. Writers …………………. Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  12. Writers ….……………… YET Magazine Open call
  13. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  15. Poets ……………………… ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  16. Poets …………………….. Maaretta Jaukkuri Residency – 15th Feb
  17. Poets …………………….. New Voices Open call 
  18. Poets …………………….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  19. Poets ……………………… CultureCult Magazine Open call
  20. Poets ……………………… Autumn House Open call – Fees apply
  21. Poets ……………………… Bayimba International Festival – 30th April 2020
  22. Poets …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  23. Poets ……………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  24. Blogers …………………… LeEgna Open call
  25. B & Vlogers ……………. The Living Acts Open call
  26. B & Vlogers …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  27. B & Vlogers …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Dancers, Circus & Storytellers:

  1. Dancers ……………………… Bora Bora funded Residency – 31st Jan
  2. Dancers ……………………… ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  3. Dancers ………………………. Rotterdam Duet Choreography – 1st March
  4. Dancers ………………………. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  5. Dancers ………………………. ViDEOSKiN Open call – April
  6. Dancers & Circus ……….. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  7. Dancers & Circus ………… Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  8. Dancers & Circus ………… Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  9. Dancers & Circus ……….. Physical Theatre Austria call – Fees apply
  10. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  12. Storytellers ………………… ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  13. Storytellers ………………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  14. Storytellers ………………… Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  15. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Musicians, Composers & Producers:

  1. Musicians & Composers …….. ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  2. Musicians & Composers …….. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  3. Musicians & Composers …….. Guitar on Stage festival Open call – 9th Feb
  4. Musicians & Composers …….. Digital Lab Africa Open call  – 1st March
  5. Musicians & Composers …….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  6. Musicians & Composers …….. MSH funded summerschool – 1st May
  7. Musicians & Composers …….. MusicInAfrica create your online Profile 
  8. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Composers & Producers ……. Sound engineering course – Fees applies 
  11. Composers & Producers ……. Music Production course – Fees applies 
  12. Composers & Producers ……. Sound & Production course – Fees applies

Architects:

  1. Architects ………………. Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship – 20th Jan
  2. Architects ………………. ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  3. Architects ………..…….. Vector Festival Canada Open call – 1st Feb
  4. Architects ………………. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  5. Architects ……………… Virtual Reality & Arts Festival call – 9th Feb
  6. Architects ……………… Maaretta Jaukkuri Residency – 15th Feb
  7. Architects ………………. Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  8. Architects ………………. Swinburne University Scholarship
  9. Architects ………………. Salford University Scholarship
  10. Architects ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Architects ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Sculptors:

  1. Sculptors ………………. ACAC Japan funded residency – 31st Jan
  2. Sculptors ………………. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  3. Sculptors ……….……… Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  4. Sculptors ……………….. Brashnar residency – Fees applies 3rd March
  5. Sculptors ……………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  6. Sculptors ……………….. Copper Leg Art Residency1st April
  7. Sculptors ……………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  8. Sculptors ……………….. ArtOpenCalls
  9. Sculptors ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. 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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