The Arts Mailing List newsletter – 21st Oct 2019

This week, we bring you the above stunning piece by Michael Moges & Mikias Alemayehu these two are behind Abyssinia Design. Check out their instagram, Telegram, Facebook to see more of their amazing creations!!!

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 ……….. Eternal Media & Communication is recruiting
  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 ……….. Creative online courses fees applies 
  8. All creatives ……….. Gobez Open call – 31st Oct 
  9. All creatives ………… VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  10. All creatives ………… Event: On the Grind Exhibition – 25th Oct 
  11. All creatives ………… Event: Urban Planning Global Lessons – 25th Oct
  12. All creatives ………… Event: Capture Addis Exhibition 26th Oct/2nd Nov
  13. All creatives ………… Event: Group Art Exhibition until 27th Oct
  14. All creatives ………… 2019 African Innovation Week – 28th Oct/2nd Nov Free entrance ticket

Animators, Digital & Illustrators:

  1. Animators …………….. Kontra #2 Open Kall20th Oct
  2. Animators …………….. 10 seconds Animation Competition – 31st Oct
  3. Animation …………….. VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  4. Animators ……………… Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec 
  5. Animators ……………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  6. Animators ……………… MIFA Pitches Various Open Calls
  7. Animators …………….. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  8. Animators …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Animators …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Digital artists ………… Opal Mag Open call – 25th Oct 
  11. Digital artists ………… Art Best Artists Open call – 31st Oct 
  12. Digital artists ………… 10 seconds Animation Competition – 31st Oct
  13. Digital artists …………. Artist of the Month Open call – 31st Oct 
  14. Digital artists …………. VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  15. Digital artists …………. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov
  16. Digital artists …………. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  17. Digital artists …………. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  18. Digital artists …………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  19. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  20. Digital artists ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa 
  21. Illustrators ……………… Opal Mag Open call – 25th Oct
  22. Illustrators ……………… BIC® Art Open call – 31st Oct 
  23. Illustrators ……………… Artist of the Month Open call – 31st Oct 
  24. Illustrators …………….. 10 seconds Animation Competition – 31st Oct
  25. Illustrators ……………… The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov
  26. Illustrators ……………… VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  27. Illustrators  ……………… Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  28. Illustrators ……………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  29. Illustrators ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  30. Illustrators  ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  31. Illustrators ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Fashion, Textiles & Graphics designers:

  1. Fashion designers ….……. Next Fashion School Addis Open call
  2. Fashion designers ………… VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  3. Fashion designers ……….. Tikur Fert Competition Open call 
  4. Fashion designers ……….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  5. Fashion designers  ………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  6. Fashion designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  7. Textile designers …………. VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  8. Textile designers …………. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  9. Textile designers …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Textile designers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  11. Graphics designers …….…. Frestudios is recruiting 
  12. Graphics designers ……….. DesignLab is recruiting 
  13. Graphics designers ……….. Artist of the Month Open call – 31st Oct 
  14. Graphics designers ……….. BIC® Art Open call – 31st Oct 
  15. Graphics designers ………. 10secs Animation Competition – 31st Oct
  16. Graphics designers ……….. VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  17. Graphics designers ……….. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  18. Graphics designers ……….. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  19. Graphics designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  20. Graphics designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa.

Filmmakers, Video artists & Script writers:

  1. Filmmakers …………….. Promote your work on EtMDB
  2. Filmmakers …………….. Gobez Open call – 31st Oct 
  3. Filmmakers …………….. iamAFRICA Short Film Competition – 31st Oct 
  4. Filmmakers …………….. 10 seconds Animation Competition – 31st Oct
  5. Filmmakers……………… The Miller/Packan Fund Open call – 16th Nov
  6. Filmmakers ……………… VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  7. Filmmakers……………… IBF Classic Fund Open call – 10th Dec 
  8. Filmmakers ……..………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  9. Filmmakers …………….. Filmmakers Without Borders  call – 1st Jan 2020
  10. Filmmakers……………… Coca Project Documentary call – 21st Feb 2020
  11. Filmmakers……………… La Fabrique Cinema Open Call
  12. Filmmakers …………….. Docubox Open call 
  13. Filmmakers ……..……… Congo Film Fest Open call
  14. Filmmakers ……..……… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  15. Filmmakers ……..……… Sundance Various Open calls
  16. Filmmakers …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Filmmakers …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  18. Video artists ……………. Artist of the Month Open call – 31st Oct 
  19. Video artists ……………. 10 seconds Animation Competition – 31st Oct
  20. Video artists ……………. VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  21. Video artists ……………. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  22. Video artists ……………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  23. Video artists ……………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  24. Video artists ……………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  25. Script writers ………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  26. Script writers …………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  27. Script writers …………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Photographers:

  1. Photographers ………..…… Opal Mag Open call – 25th Oct
  2. Photographers ….…………. Art Best Artists Open call – 31st Oct 
  3. Photographers …………….. Artist of the Month Open call – 31st Oct 
  4. Photographers …………….. Female photographers FotoAward – 15th Nov 
  5. Photographers …………….. Vohh Foto Fest Open Call – 20th Nov
  6. Photographers …………….. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  7. Photographers …………….. Piano Microstories Open call – 31st Nov
  8. Photographers …………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  9. Photographers ……………… Sony World-Photo Awards – 7th Jan 2020
  10. Photographers ……………… Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  11. Photographers ….……..…… YET Magazine Open call 
  12. Photographers ….………….. Semi Magazine Open call 
  13. Photographers ….……..…… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  14. Photographers ….…………… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  15. Photographers ….…………… LifeFramer Variety of Open calls
  16. Photographers ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Photographers ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Visual, Graffiti & Multi-media artists:

  1. Visual artists …………..…… Opal Mag Open call – 25th Oct
  2. Visual artists ……………….. BIC® Art Open call – 31st Oct 
  3. Visual artists ……………….. Art Best Artists Open call – 31st Oct 
  4. Visual artists ………………. Artist of the Month Open call – 31st Oct 
  5. Visual artists ………………. ArtsEverywhere Fellowship call – 1st Nov 
  6. Visual artists ………………. VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  7. Visual artists ………………. Henrike Grohs Art Award 2020 – 15th Nov
  8. Visual artists ……………….. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  9. Visual artists ……………….. Art Science Labs Residency – 30th Nov
  10. Visual artists ……..………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec 
  11. Visual artists ……..………… Fake Art Fest Open call- 31st Jan 2020
  12. Visual artists ……………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 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 ………………. VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  20. Graffiti artists ……………… Art Science Labs Residency – 30th Nov
  21. Graffiti artists ……..……….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  22. Graffiti artists ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  23.  Multi-media artists ……….. BIC® Art Open call – 31st Oct 
  24. Multi-media artists ……….. Art Best Artists Open call – 31st Oct 
  25. Multi-media artists ……….. Artist of the Month Open call – 31st Oct 
  26. Multi-media artists ………… ArtsEverywhere Fellowship call – 1st Nov 
  27. Multi-media artists ………… VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  28. Multi-media artists ………… Henrike Grohs Art Award 2020 – 15th Nov
  29. Multi-media artists ………… The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  30. Multi-media artists …………. Art Science Labs Residency – 30th Nov
  31. Multi-media artists ………….. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  32. Multi-media artists ………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  33. Multi-media artists ………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  34. Multi-media artists …………. Espacio Gallery London Open call
  35. Multi-media artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  36. Multi-media artists ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  37.  

Writers, Poets, Vloggers & Bloggers:

  1. Writers …………………… Short Story Day Africa Open call – 31st Oct
  2. Writers …………………… ArtsEverywhere Fellowship Open call – 1st Nov 
  3. Writers  ………………….. Norbrow Short Story Competition – 9th Dec
  4. Writers …………………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  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 ……………………… Piano Microstories Open call – 31st Nov 
  14. Poets ……………………… New Voices Open call 
  15. Poets ……………………… Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  16. Poets ………………………. CultureCult Magazine Open call
  17. Poets ………………………. Autumn House Open call – Fees apply
  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 & Vloggers .…………… Storytelling workshop – 12th Oct 
  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 ……………………… VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  2. Dancers ……………………… Combustible Residency Open call – 6th Dec
  3. Dancers ………………………. Blois Dance Open call – 20th Dec
  4. Dancers ………………………. DanceGathering Lagos Open call – 30th Dec
  5. Dancers ………………………. ViDEOSKiN Open call – 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 ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Musicians, Composers & Producers:

  1. Composers & Producers ……. ACCES 2019 producer workshops – 31st Oct 
  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. Musicians & Producers ……… ArtsEverywhere Fellowship call – 1st Nov 
  7. Musicians & Composers …….. MusicInAfrica online Profile 
  8. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

All other creatives:

  1. Journalists  …………………… ArtsEverywhere Fellowship call – 1st Nov 
  2. Journalists ……..…………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  3. Curators ………………………. Helsinki Curatorial Programme – 31st Oct 
  4. Web designers ………………. Spectrum Brand Solutions is recruiting 
  5. Developers ……………………. Euromena Awards Open call – 12th Dec
  6. Architects ………….…………. Laka Open call Fees apply – 1st Nov 
  7. Architects ……..………………. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  8. Architects ……………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Architects ………………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Sculptors ………………………… Art Best Artists Open call – 31st Oct 
  11. Sculptors ………………………… Artist of the Month Open call – 31st Oct 
  12. Sculptors …………………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  13. Sculptors …………………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Sculptors ………………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  15. Creative directors ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Creative directors ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  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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