The Arts Mailing List newsletter – 25th Nov 2019

This week we bring you a the above beautiful illustration from a young artist currently studying at Mekele University, urging us to remember what is slowly but surely leaving our daily lives, is the work of Mussie Belachew check out, like and share his work. 

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 that you qualify 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 ………. Event: Paintings by Million Birhane until 6th Dec
  8. All creatives ………. Event: Human Being Exhibition  1st-30th Nov
  9. All creatives ………. Event: Dancing Lines exhibition 21stNov-5th Dec
  10. All creatives ………. Event: Paiting Sounds Exhibition 21st Nov-14th Dec
  11. All creatives ………. Event: Pamfalon: album release party! 29th Nov
  12. All creatives ………. Event: The Quiet Wave Exhibition 1st Nov-22nd Dec
  13. All creatives ………. Event: Dancing Lines Exhibition 14th Nov-14th Dec
  14. All creatives ………. Event: Motion design & Visual Effect30th Nov
  15. All creatives ………. Event: Afro Fair Fest 30th Nov-1st Dec

Animators, Digital artists & Illustrators:

  1. Animators ……………… Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  2. Animators ……………… Yeha Digital Experience Open call – 1st Dec
  3. Animators ……………… Arts Letters residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  4. Animators ……………… Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec 
  5. Animators ……………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  6. Animators ……..………. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  7. Animators ……………… Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  8. Animators ……………… MIFA Pitches Various Open Calls
  9. Animators ……………… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  10. Animators ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Animators ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  12. Digital artists …………. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov
  13. Digital artists …………. Yeha Digital Experience Open call – 1st Dec
  14. Digital artists ………….. Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  15. Digital artists ………….. Arts Letters residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  16. Digital artists ………….. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  17. Digital artists ………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  18. Digital artists ………….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  19. Digital artists …………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  20. Digital artists ………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  21. Digital artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  22. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  23. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa 
  24. Illustrators ……………… Yeha Digital Experience Open call – 1st Dec
  25. Illustrators ……………… Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  26. Illustrators ………………. Arts Letters residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  27. Illustrators  ……………… Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  28. Illustrators ……………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  29. Illustrators ……..……….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  30. Illustrators ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  31. Illustrators ………………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  32. Illustrators  ……………… Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  33. Illustrators  ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  34. 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 ………… Eco Art Addis Open call – 8th Dec
  5. Fashion designers ………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  6. Fashion designers …………. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  7. Fashion designers  ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  8. Fashion designers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  9. Bag designers ………………. The Bag Show Open Call – 10th Dec
  10. Textile designers  ………… Arts Letters residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  11. Textile designers ……..…… Eco Art Addis Open call – 8th Dec
  12. Textile designers ………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  13. Textile designers ………….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  14. Textile designers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  15. Textile designers …………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  16. Graphics designers …….…. Frestudios is recruiting 
  17. Graphics designers ……….. DesignLab is recruiting 
  18. Graphics designers ……….. Adamant is recruiting
  19. Graphics designers ……….. Yeha Digital Experience Open call – 1st Dec
  20. Graphics designers ……….. Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  21. Graphics designers ……….. Arts Letters residency & scholarship 1st Dec
  22. Graphics designers ……….. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  23. Graphics designers ……….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  24. Graphics designers ……….. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  25. Graphics designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  26. 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………….. Front Range Film Festival Open call – 14th Dec
  4. Filmmakers …..…….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  5. Filmmakers …………. Filmmakers Without Borders  call – 1st Jan 2020
  6. Filmmakers………….. Coca Project Documentary call – 21st Feb 2020
  7. Filmmakers …………. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  8. Filmmakers………….. La Fabrique Cinema Open Call
  9. Filmmakers …………. Docubox Open call 
  10. Filmmakers …………. Congo Film Fest Open call
  11. Filmmakers ….……… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  12. Filmmakers ……….… Sundance Various Open calls
  13. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  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 …………….. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  2. Photographers …………….. Piano Microstories Open call – 31st Nov
  3. Photographers …………….. Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  4. Photographers …………….. Arts Letters residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  5. Photographers …………….. LensCulture Exposure Awards – 11th Dec
  6. Photographers …………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  7. Photographers ……………… Sony World-Photo Awards – 7th Jan 2020
  8. Photographers ……………… Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  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, Graffiti & Multi-media artists:

  1. Visual artists ……………….. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  2. Visual artists ……………….. Art Science Labs Residency – 30th Nov
  3. Visual artists ……………….. L’AiR Arts residency & scholarship 30th Nov
  4. Visual artists ……………….. Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec
  5. Visual artists ……..………… Arts Letters residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  6. Visual artists ……………….. Eco Art Addis Open call – 8th 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 ……………… Art Science Labs Residency – 30th Nov
  20. Graffiti artists ………………. Yeha Digital Experience Open call – 1st Dec
  21. Graffiti artists ………………. Arts Letters residency & scholarship 1st Dec
  22. Graffiti artists ………………. Eco Art Addis Open call – 8th Dec
  23. Graffiti artists ……..……….. Contemporary Creation Open call – 12th Dec
  24. Graffiti artists ……..……….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  25. Graffiti artists ……..……….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  26. Graffiti artists ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  27. Graffiti artists ………………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  28. Graffiti artists ………………. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  29. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  30. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  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 ………….. Eco Art Addis Open call – 8th Dec
  36. Multi-media artists …………. Contemporary Creation Open call 12th Dec
  37. Multi-media artists ………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  38. Multi-media artists ………….. Alserkal funded residency 1st Jan 2020
  39. Multi-media artists ………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  40. Multi-media artists ………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  41. Multi-media artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  42. Multi-media artists ………….. Espacio Gallery London Open call
  43. Multi-media artists ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  44. 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 ……….. Contemporary Creation – Open call – 12th Dec
  7. Dancers & Circus ……….. Physical Theatre Austria call – Fees apply
  8. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Storytellers ………………… Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  11. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Musicians, Composers & Producers:

  1. Musicians …………………………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  2. Composers & Producers ……. Contemporary Creation call 12th Dec
  3. Composers & Producers ……. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  4. Composers & Producers ……. OneBeat Open call – 20th Dec
  5. Composers & Producers ……. Art Omi residency Open call – 2nd Jan
  6. Composers & Producers ……. Sound engineering course – Fees applies 
  7. Composers & Producers ……. Music Production course – Fees applies 
  8. Composers & Producers ……. Sound & Production course – Fees applies
  9. Composers & Producers ……. MacDowell funded residency 15th Jan
  10. Composers & Producers ……. Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  11. Musicians & Composers …….. MusicInAfrica create your online Profile 
  12. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Other creatives:

  1. Journalists ………………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  2. Journalists ………………… Women reporters Fund 16th Dec
  3. Web designers …………… Spectrum Brand Solutions is recruiting 
  4. Developers ……………….. Euromena Awards Open call – 12th Dec
  5. Developers ……………….. Contemporary Creation – Open call – 12th Dec
  6. Architects ………………… Arts Letters residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  7. Architects ………………… Eco Art Addis Open call – 8th Dec
  8. Architects …………………. Contemporary Creation – Open call – 12th Dec
  9. Architects ……..………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  10. Architects …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Architects …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  12. Designers ……..……………. Eco Art Addis Open call – 8th Dec
  13. Sculptors …………………… Arts Letters residency & scholarship – 1st Dec
  14. Sculptors ……..…………….. Eco Art Addis Open call – 8th Dec
  15. Sculptors ……………………. Contemporary Creation – Open call – 12th Dec
  16. Sculptors ……..……………… Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  17. Sculptors …………………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  18. Sculptors …………………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  19. Sculptors …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  20. Sculptors …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  21. Creative directors ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  22. Creative directors …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  23. Festival & Events organisers ….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  24. Festival & Events organisers …… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

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