The Arts Mailing List newsletter – 30th Dec 2019

This week, we bring you the distinctive work of Architect and Visual Artist Merhatsion Getachew. As always do check out his Facebook page and Instagram to see more, like and of course share!!!!

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.

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 ….…… BBC Action is recruting
  5. All creatives ………. OverStand Marketing & Promotion is recruting
  6. All creatives ………. Swiss Post-grad Scholarship for the artist 
  7. All creatives ………. Creative online courses fees applies
  8. All creatives ………. Creative trianing by Gobeze – fees apply
  9. All creatives ………. Exhibition: Selfishness Identity 16th Dec-3rd Jan
  10. All creatives ………. Festival: Addis Video Art  26th Dec-1st Jan
  11. All Creatives ……… Exhibition: by Selome Muleta 9th Jan
  12. All Creatives ………. Event: Africa Unite Film & Music 5th Feb
  13. All Creatives ………. Exhibition: “Left Hand” by Merid Tafesse 10th Feb

Animators:

  1. Animators …………. International Animated Film festival – 31st Dec 
  2. Animators ….………. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan
  3. Animators ………….. Radical Infiltrations Open Call – 1st Jan
  4. Animators ………….. Laboratoire Modulaire funded residency – 10th Jan
  5. Animators …………… Black Girl Magic Film Series – 15th Jan
  6. Animators …..………. WHO Open call – 30th Jan
  7. Animators ……………. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  8. Animators ……………. Lyons Film Festival Open call – 28th Feb
  9. Animators ……………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  10. Animators ……………. Accra Animation Film Festival
  11. Animators ……………. MIFA Pitches Various Open Calls
  12. Animators ……………. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  13. Animators ……………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Animators ……………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Digital artists:

  1. Digital artists …………… Bang.Prix Open call – 31st Dec
  2.  Digital artists ………….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan
  3. Digital artists ……..……. Radical Infiltrations Open Call – 1st Jan
  4. Digitsl artists ……………. Future Architecture – 6th Jan
  5. Digital artists …………… Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  6. Digital artists …………… Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  7. Digital artists ………….. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  8. Digital artists ………….. Ulična galerija Open call – 17th Jan
  9. Digital artists ………….. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  10. Digital artists ………….. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  11. Digital artists ………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  12. Digital artists ………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  13. Digital artists ………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  14. Digital artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  15. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa 

Illustrators:

  1. Illustrators ………………. Bang.Prix Open call – 31st Dec
  2. Illustrators ……..……….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan
  3. Illustrators ………………. Radical Infiltrations Open Call – 1st Jan
  4. Illustrators ………………. Fumetto Comic Festival Open call – 4th Jan
  5. Illustrators ………………. Future Architecture – 6th Jan
  6. Illustrators ……………… Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  7. Illustrators ……………… Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  8. Illustrators ………………. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  9. Illustrators ………………. Ulična galerija Open call – 17th Jan
  10. Illustrators ………………. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  11. Illustrators ………………. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  12. Illustrators ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  13. Illustrators ………………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  14. Illustrators ………………. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  15. Illustrators  ……………… Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr
  16. Illustrators  ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. 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 ………… Bang.Prix Open call – 31st Dec
  5. Graphics designers ………… Alserkal fully funded Residency – 1st Jan
  6. Graphics designers ………… Radical Infiltrations Open Call – 1st Jan
  7. Graphics designers ……….. Fumetto Comic Festival Open call – 4th Jan
  8. Graphics designers ………… Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  9. Graphics designers ……….. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  10. Graphics designers ……….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  11. Graphics designers ……….. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  12. GRaphics designers ………. Ulična galerija Open call – 17th Jan
  13. Graphics designers ………… International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  14. Graphics designers ..………. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  15. Graphics designers ……….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  16. Graphics designers ……….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  17. Graphics designers ……….. Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  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

Graffiti artists:

  1. Graffiti artists ……………… Addis based group looking for artists
  2. Graffiti artists ……..……….. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan
  3. Graffiti artists ……..………. Radical Infiltrations Open Call – 1st Jan
  4. Graffiti artists ……………… Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  5. Graffiti artists ……………… FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  6. Graffiti artists ………………. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  7. Graffiti artists ……………… Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  8. Graffiti artists ………………. Ulična galerija Open call – 17th Jan
  9. Grafiti artists ……………….. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  10. Graffiti artists ……..………. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  11. Graffiti artists ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  12. Graffiti artists ………………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  13. Graffiti artists ………………. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  14. Graffiti artists ………………. Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  15. Graffiti artists ………………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  16. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Fashion, Textiles & Designers:

  1. Fashion designers ………….. Bang.Prix Open call – 31st Dec
  2. Fashion designers …………. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan
  3. Fashion designers ………….. Future Architecture – 6th Jan
  4. Fashion designers …………. Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  5. Fashion designers ………….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  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. Textile designers …………… Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan
  11. Textile designers …………… Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  12. Textile designers …………… Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  13. Textile designers ……………. Future Architecture – 6th Jan
  14. Textile designers …………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  15. Textile designers ……………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  16. Designers ……………………… Future Architecture – 6th Jan
  17. Designers …………………….. Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  18. Designers …………………….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  19. Designers ……………………… Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  20. Designers …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  21. Designers …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Filmmakers:

  1. Filmmakers …………. Promote your work on EtMDB
  2. Filmmakers …………. Smartphone film competition Addis – 31st Dec
  3. Filmmakers …………. Filmmakers Without Borders  call – 1st Jan
  4. Filmmakers …………. Radical Infiltrations Open Call – 1st Jan
  5. Filmmakers …………. Marseille Underground Film Festival – 5th Jan
  6. Filmmakers …………. Black Girl Magic Film Series – 15th Jan
  7. Filmmakers …………. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  8. Filmmakers …………. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  9. Filmmaers …..………. WHO Open call – 30th Jan
  10. Filmmakers …………. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  11. Filmmakers …………. Coca Project Documentary call – 21st Feb
  12. Filmmakers …………. Lyons Film Festival Open call – 28th Feb
  13. Filmmakers …………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  14. Filmmakers………….. La Fabrique Cinema Open Call
  15. Filmmakers …………. Docubox Open call 
  16. Filmmakers …………. Congo Film Fest Open call
  17. Filmmakers ….……… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  18. Filmmakers ……….… Sundance Various Open calls
  19. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  20. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Video artists & Script writers:

  1. Video artists …………. Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan
  2. Video artists ……..…… Radical Infiltrations Open Call – 1st Jan
  3. Video artists …………. Dancer looking for Videographer
  4. Video artists ………… Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  5. Video artists …………. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  6. Video artists ………….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  7. Video artists …………. Ulična galerija Open call – 17th Jan
  8. Video artists …………. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  9. Video artists …………. Lyons Film Festival Open call – 28th Feb
  10. Video artists …………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  11. Video artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Video artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  13. Script writers ………… Realness African Screenwriters residency 31st Jan
  14. Script writers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  15. Script writers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Photographers:

  1. Photographers ……………. Ikei Photo Contest – 31st Dec 
  2. Photographers …………… Behrakis Photojournalism Grant – 31st Dec
  3. Photographers …………… Muhammad Ali Center Open call – 31st Dec
  4. Photographers …………… Forgotten Competition – 31st Dec
  5. Photographers …………… Radical Infiltrations Open Call – 1st Jan
  6. Photographers ………….. Urban Challenges Open call – 5th Jan
  7. Photographers …………. Sony World-Photo Awards – 7th Jan
  8. Photographers …………. Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  9. Photographers …………. US universities Scholarships – 15th Jan
  10. Photographers …………. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  11. Photographers ………….. Stewardship Competition – 31st Jan
  12. Photographers ………….. Istanbul Photo Awards – 31st Jan
  13. Photographers ………….. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  14. Photographers …………… Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  15. Photographers …………… Boeart Open call – 15th March
  16. Photographers ….…..…… YET Magazine Open call 
  17. Photographers ….……….. Semi Magazine Open call 
  18. Photographers ….…..…… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  19. Photographers ……..…… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  20. Photographers …………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  21. Photographers ……………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Visual artists:

  1. Visual artists ……..………… Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan
  2. Visual artists ……..………… Radical Infiltrations Open Call – 1st Jan
  3. Visual artists ……………….. Fumetto Comic Festival Open call – 4th Jan
  4. Visual artists ……………….. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  5. Visual artists ……..………… Terra Foundation funded residency – 15th Jan
  6. Visual artists ………………. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  7. Visual artists ………………. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  8. Visual artists ……………….. Ulična galerija Open call – 17th Jan
  9. Visual artists ……………….. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  10. Visual artists ……..………… Fake Art Fest Open call – 31st Jan
  11. Visual artists ……….………. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  12. Visual artists ……………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  13. Visual artists ……………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  14. Visual artists ……………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  15. Visual artists ……………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  16. Visual artists ……………….. ArtOpenCalls
  17. Visual artists  …………….… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  18. Visual artists  …………..….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  19. Visual artists ………………… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  20. Visual artists ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  21. Visual artists ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Multi-media artists:

  1. Multi-media artists ………… Alserkal funded residency 1st Jan
  2. Multi-media artists ………… Radical Infiltrations Open Call – 1st Jan
  3. Multi-media artists ………… Fumetto Comic Festival Open call – 4th Jan
  4. Multi-media artists ………… Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  5. Multi-media artists ………… FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  6. Multi-media artists ………… Cartographies of the Imagination 16th Jan
  7. Multi-media artists ………… Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  8. Multi-media artists …………. Ulična galerija Open call – 17th Jan
  9. Multi-media artists ………… Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  10. Multi-media artists …………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  11. Multi-media artists …………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  12. Multi-media artists …………. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  13. Multi-media artists …………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  14. Multi-media artists …………. Espacio Gallery London Open call
  15. Multi-media artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Multi-media artists ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Writers, Poets, Vloggers & Bloggers:

  1. Writers …………………. Alserkal fully funded Residency – 1st Jan
  2. Writers …………………. Children Books Open Call
  3. Writers ………………….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  4. Writers …………………. CultureCult Magazine Open call
  5. Writers …………………. Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  6. Writers ….……………… YET Magazine Open call
  7. Writers …………………. African Writers Space Open call
  8. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Poets ……………………… Bayimba International Festival – 30th April
  11. Poets …………………….. New Voices Open call 
  12. Poets …………………….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  13. Poets ……………………… CultureCult Magazine Open call
  14. Poets ……………………… Autumn House Open call – Fees apply
  15. Poets ……………………… African Writers Space Open call
  16. Poets …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Poets ……………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  18. Blogers …………………… LeEgna Open call
  19. B & Vlogers …………….. African Writers Space 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 ………………………. DanceGathering Lagos Open call – 30th Dec
  2. Dancers ………………………. Rotterdam Duet Choreography – 1st March
  3. Dancers ………………………. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  4. Dancers ………………………. ViDEOSKiN Open call – April
  5. Dancers & Circus ……….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  6. Dancers & Circus ……….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  7. Dancers & Circus ……….. Physical Theatre Austria 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
  11. Storytellers ………………… African Writers SpaceOpen call
  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 …….. MusicInAfrica create your online Profile 
  2. Musicians & Composers …….. Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  3. Musicians & Composers …….. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  4. Musicians & Composers …….. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  5. Musicians & Composers …….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  6. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  7. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  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

Architects:

  1. Architects ………………… 3M3 Open call – 31st Dec
  2. Architects ……………….. Bang.Prix Open call – 31st Dec
  3. Architects ………………. Alserkal fully funded Residency – 1st Jan
  4. Architects ………………. Radical Infiltrations Open Call – 1st Jan
  5. Architects ………………. Jobs for Graduates 2nd Jan
  6. Architects ………………. Future Architecture – 6th Jan
  7. Architects ………………. Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  8. Architects ……………… Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  9. Architects ……………… Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  10. Architects ……………… Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship – 20th Jan
  11. Architects ……………… Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  12. Architects ……………… Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  13. Architects ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Architects ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Sculptors:

  1. Sculptors ……..……………… Alserkal fully funded residency – 1st Jan
  2. Sculptors …………………….. Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  3. Sculptors …………………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  4. Sculptors …………………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  5. Sculptors …………………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  6. Sculptors …………………….. ArtOpenCalls
  7. Sculptors …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  8. Sculptors …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Other creatives:

  1. Journalists ………………….. Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  2. Journalists ………….………. WHO Open call – 30th Jan
  3. Journalists ………………….. African Writers Space Open call
  4. Journalists ………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  5. Journalists …………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  6. Web designers ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  7. Web designers ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  8. Developers ………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Developers …………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Creative directors ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Creative directors …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  12. Festival & Events organisers ….. FestivalConnect– 5th Feb 2020
  13. Festival & Events organisers ….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Festival & Events organisers …… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

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