The Arts Mailing List newsletter – 2nd Dec 2019

This week we bring you the work of Michael Asrat, chek his page out, like & share …. better still get yourself a copy of one of his comic books at Sabegn

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 ………. Event: Paintings by Million Birhane until 6th Dec
  8. All creatives ………. Event: Dancing Lines exhibition 21stNov-5th Dec
  9. All creatives ………. Event: Paiting Sounds Exhibition 21st Nov-14th Dec
  10. All creatives ………. Event: The Quiet Wave Exhibition 1st Nov-22nd Dec
  11. All creatives ………. Event: Sheroes Poster exhibtion – 6th-10th Dec
  12. All creatives ………. Event: B a B….be a bee exhibition 23rd Nov-22nd Dec

Animators:

  1. Animators ……………… Yeha Digital Experience Open call – 14th Dec
  2. Animators ……………… Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec 
  3. Animators ……………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  4. Animators ……..………. International Animated Film festival – 31st Dec 
  5. Animators ……..………. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  6. Animators ……………… Lyons Film Festival Open call – 28th Feb
  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

Digital artists:

  1. Digital artists …………. Antropologio Open Call – 5th Dec
  2. Digital artists …………. Yeha Digital Experience Open call – 14th Dec
  3. Digital artists ………….. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  4. Digital artists ………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  5. Digital artists ………….. Fumetto Comic Festival Open call – 4th Jan
  6. Digital artists ………….. Bang.Prix Open call – 31st Dec
  7. Digital artists ………….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  8. Digital artists …………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  9. Digital artists ………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  10. Digital artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  11. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa 

Illustrators:

  1. Illustratiors …………….. Antropologio Open Call – 5th Dec
  2. Illustrators ……………… Yeha Digital Experience Open call – 14th Dec
  3. Illustrators  ……………… Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  4. Illustrators ……………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  5. Illustrators ………………. Bang.Prix Open call – 31st Dec
  6. Illustrators ……..……….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  7. Illustrators ………………. Fumetto Comic Festival Open call – 4th Jan
  8. Illustrators ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  9. Illustrators ………………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  10. Illustrators  ……………… Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  11. Illustrators  ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Illustrators ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Graphics designers:

  1. Graphics designers …….…. Frestudios is recruiting 
  2. Graphics designers ……….. DesignLab is recruiting 
  3. Graphics designers ……….. Adamant is recruiting
  4. Graphics designers ……….. Antropologio Open Call – 5th Dec
  5. Graphics designers ……….. Yeha Digital Experience Open call – 14th Dec
  6. Graphics designers ……….. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  7. Graphics designers ………… Bang.Prix Open call – 31st Dec
  8. Graphics designers ……….. Fumetto Comic Festival Open call – 4th Jan
  9. Graphics designers ……….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  10. Graphics designers ……….. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  11. Graphics designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Graphics designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Graffiti artists:

  1. Graffiti artists ……………… Addis based group looking for artists
  2. Graffiti artists ………………. Antropologio Open Call – 5th Dec
  3. Graffiti artists ………………. Yeha Digital Experience Open call – 14th Dec
  4. Graffiti artists ………………. Arts Letters residency & scholarship 1st Dec
  5. Graffiti artists ………………. Eco Art Addis Open call – 8th Dec
  6. Graffiti artists ……..……….. Contemporary Creation Open call – 12th Dec
  7. Graffiti artists ……..……….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  8. Graffiti artists ……..……….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  9. Graffiti artists ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  10. Graffiti artists ………………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  11. Graffiti artists ………………. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  12. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Fashion, Bags & Textiles designers:

  1. Fashion designers ………… Antropologio Open Call – 5th Dec
  2. Fashion designers ………… Eco Art Addis Open call – 8th Dec
  3. Fashion designers ………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  4. Fashion designers ………… Bang.Prix Open call – 31st Dec
  5. Fashion designers …………. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  6. Fashion designers ….……. Next Fashion School Addis Open call
  7. Fashion designers ……….. Tikur Fert Competition Open call 
  8. Fashion designers  ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Fashion designers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Bag designers ………………. The Bag Show Open Call – 10th Dec
  11. Textile designers …………. Antropologio Open Call – 5th Dec
  12. Textile designers ……..…… Eco Art Addis Open call – 8th Dec
  13. Textile designers ………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  14. Textile designers ………….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  15. Textile designers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Textile designers …………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Filmmakers:

  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 …………. Kino Der Kunst Film festival Open call – 15th Dec
  6. Filmmakers …………. Filmmakers Without Borders  call – 1st Jan 2020
  7. Filmmakers …………. Coca Project Documentary call – 21st Feb 2020
  8. Filmmakers …………. Lyons Film Festival Open call – 28th Feb
  9. Filmmakers …………. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  10. Filmmakers………….. La Fabrique Cinema Open Call
  11. Filmmakers …………. Docubox Open call 
  12. Filmmakers …………. Congo Film Fest Open call
  13. Filmmakers ….……… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  14. Filmmakers ……….… Sundance Various Open calls
  15. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Video artists & Script writers:

  1. Video artists …………. Antropologio Open Call – 5th Dec
  2. Video artists …………. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  3. Video artist …………… Yeha Digital Experience Open call – 14th Dec
  4. Video artists …………. Kino Der Kunst Film festival Open call – 15th Dec
  5. Video artists …………. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  6. Video artists …………. Lyons Film Festival Open call – 28th Feb
  7. Video artists …………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  8. Video artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Video artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Script writers ……….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  11. Script writers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Script writers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Photographers:

  1. Photographers …………….. Antropologio Open Call – 5th Dec
  2. Photographers …………….. LensCulture Exposure Awards – 11th Dec
  3. Photographers …………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  4. Photographers …………….. Wellcome Photography Prize 2020 – 16th Dec
  5. Photographers …………….. Bridgeman Studio Award 2019 – 16th Dec
  6. Photographers ……………… Ikei Photo Contest – 31st Dec 2019 
  7. Photographers ……………… Muhammad Ali Center Open call – 31st Dec
  8. Photographers ……………… Sony World-Photo Awards – 7th Jan 2020
  9. Photographers ……………… US universities Scholarships – 15th Jan
  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 artists:

  1. Visual artists ……………….. Antropologio Open Call – 5th Dec
  2. Visual artists ……………….. Eco Art Addis Open call – 8th Dec
  3. Visual artists ……..………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec 
  4. Visual artists ……..………… Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  5. Visual artists ……………….. Fumetto Comic Festival Open call – 4th Jan
  6. Visual artists ……..………… Fake Art Fest Open call- 31st Jan 2020
  7. Visual artists ……………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  8. Visual artists ……………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  9. Visual artists ……………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  10. Visual artists ………………. ArtOpenCalls
  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

Multi-media artists:

  1. Multi-media artists ………….. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  2. Multi-media artists …………. Antropologio Open Call – 5th Dec
  3. Multi-media artists ………….. Eco Art Addis Open call – 8th Dec
  4. Multi-media artists ………….. Contemporary Creation call – 12th Dec
  5. Multi-media artists ………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  6. Multi-media artists ………….. Alserkal funded residency 1st Jan 2020
  7. Multi-media artists ………….. Fumetto Comic Festival Open call – 4th Jan
  8. Multi-media artists ………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  9. Multi-media artists ………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March 2020
  10. Multi-media artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  11. Multi-media artists ………….. Espacio Gallery London Open call
  12. Multi-media artists ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. 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 …………………. Children Books Open Call
  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 …………………….. New Voices Open call 
  13. Poets …………………….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  14. Poets ……………………… CultureCult Magazine Open call
  15. Poets ……………………… Autumn House Open call – Fees apply
  16. Poets ……………………… Bayimba International Festival – 30th April 2020
  17. Poets …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  18. Poets ……………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  19. Blogers …………………… LeEgna Open call
  20. B & Vlogers …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  21. 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 ………… Antropologio Open Call – 5th Dec
  6. Dancers & Circus ……….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  7. Dancers & Circus ……….. Contemporary Creation – Open call – 12th Dec
  8. Dancers & Circus ……….. Physical Theatre Austria call – Fees apply
  9. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  11. Storytellers ………………… Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  12. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Musicians, Composers & Producers:

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

Architecs:

  1. Architecs …………………. Antropologio Open Call – 5th Dec
  2. Architects ………………… Eco Art Addis Open call – 8th Dec
  3. Architects …………………. Contemporary Creation – Open call – 12th Dec
  4. Architects ……..………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  5. Architects ………………… Bang.Prix Open call – 31st Dec
  6. Architects …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  7. Architects …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Sculptors:

  1. Sculptors …………………… Antropologio Open Call – 5th Dec
  2. Sculptors ……..…………….. Eco Art Addis Open call – 8th Dec
  3. Sculptors ……………………. Contemporary Creation – Open call – 12th Dec
  4. Sculptors ……..……………… Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan 2020
  5. Sculptors …………………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  6. Sculptors …………………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  7. Sculptors …………………….. ArtOpenCalls
  8. Sculptors …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Sculptors …………………….. 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 call – 12th Dec
  6. Designers ……………………. Eco Art Addis Open call – 8th Dec
  7. Creative directors ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  8. Creative directors …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  9. Festival & Events organisers ….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Festival & Events organisers …… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

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