The Arts Mailing List newsletter – 4th Nov 2019

This week, we bring you the above amazing image from the young photographer Ezra Asfaw based in Bahir Dar. You can find him on Instagram and on Telegram so  please check out his work, 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 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 ………. Freelance Ethiopia for Jobs 
  4. All creatives ………. Swiss Post-grad Scholarship for the artist 
  5. All creatives ………. Chevening UK Scholarship
  6. All creatives ………. Creative online courses fees applies
  7. All creatives ………. Creative trianing by Gobeze – fees apply
  8. All creatives ………. Event: On the Grind film Screening 6th Nov
  9. All creatives ………. Event: On the Grind: a full day showcase – 9th Nov
  10. All creatives ………. Event: Human Being Exhibition – 1st-30th Nov
  11. All creatives ………. Event: Baxxe ፤ Photos from Gedeo – 21st 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: Afro Fair Fest 30th Nov-1st Dec

Animators, Digital & Illustrators:

  1. Animators ……………… Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  2. Animators ……………… Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec 
  3. Animators ……………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  4. Animators ……………… Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  5. Animators ……………… MIFA Pitches Various Open Calls
  6. Animators …………….. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  7. Animators …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  8. Animators …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  9.  Digital artists …………. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov
  10. Digital artists ………….. Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  11. Digital artists …………. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  12. Digital artists …………. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  13. Digital artists …………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  14. Digital artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  15. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Digital artists ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa 
  17. Illustrators ……………… The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov
  18.  Illustrators ……………… Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  19. Illustrators  ……………… Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  20. Illustrators ……………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  21. Illustrators ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  22. Illustrators  ……………… Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  23. Illustrators  ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  24. Illustrators ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Fashion, Textiles & Graphics designers:

  1. Fashion designers ….……. Next Fashion School Addis Open call
  2.  Fashion designers ……….. Tikur Fert Competition Open call 
  3. Fashion designers ………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  4. Fashion designers  ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  5. Fashion designers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  6. Textile designers ………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  7. Textile designers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  8. Textile designers …………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  9. Graphics designers …….…. Frestudios is recruiting 
  10. Graphics designers ……….. DesignLab is recruiting 
  11. Graphics designers ……….. Sheger Competitions – 8th Nov
  12. Graphics designers ……….. Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  13. Graphics designers ……….. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  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.

Filmmakers, Video artists & Script writers:

  1. Filmmakers ………… Promote your work on EtMDB
  2. Filmmakers ………… Miradasdoc Co-production forum Open call-8th Nov
  3. Filmmakers…………. Miradasdoc Festival Pitch Call – 8th Nov
  4. Filmmakers…………. IEFTA Workshop in Addis Open call – 13th Nov
  5. Filmmakers…………. Miradasdoc Film Festival Open calls – 15th Nov
  6. Filmmakers…………. The Miller/Packan Fund Open call – 16th 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 …………. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  12. Filmmakers………….. La Fabrique Cinema Open Call
  13. Filmmakers …………. Docubox Open call 
  14. Filmmakers …………. Congo Film Fest Open call
  15. Filmmakers ….……… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  16. Filmmakers ……….… Sundance Various Open calls
  17. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  18. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  19. Video artists …………. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  20. Video artists …………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  21. Video artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  22. Video artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  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 …………….. Female photographers FotoAward – 15th Nov 
  2. Photographers …………….. Vohh Foto Fest Open Call – 20th Nov
  3. Photographers …………….. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  4. Photographers …………….. Piano Microstories Open call – 31st Nov
  5. Photographers …………….. Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st 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 ………………. Henrike Grohs Art Award 2020 – 15th Nov
  2. Visual artists ……………….. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  3. Visual artists ……………….. Art Science Labs Residency – 30th Nov
  4. Visual artists ……………….. Emergency 2020 Open Call – 1st Dec 
  5. Visual artists ……..………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec 
  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  …………….… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  10. Visual artists  …………..….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  11. Visual artists ………………… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  12. Visual artists ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. Visual artists ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  14. Graffiti artists ………………. Addis based group looking for artists 
  15.  Graffiti artists ……………… Art Science Labs Residency – 30th Nov
  16. Graffiti artists ……..……….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  17. Graffiti artists ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  18. Graffiti artists ………………. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  19. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  20. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  21. Multi-media artists ………… Henrike Grohs Art Award 2020 – 15th Nov
  22. Multi-media artists ………… The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  23. Multi-media artists …………. Art Science Labs Residency – 30th Nov
  24. Multi-media artists ………….. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  25. Multi-media artists ………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  26. Multi-media artists ………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  27. Multi-media artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th Apr 2020
  28. Multi-media artists …………. Espacio Gallery London Open call
  29. Multi-media artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  30. Multi-media artists ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Writers, Poets, Vloggers & Bloggers:

  1. Writers  …………………. Norbrow Short Story Competition – 9th Dec
  2. Writers …………………. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  3. Writers  …………………. LeEgna Open call
  4. Writers ………………….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  5. Writers …………………. CultureCult Magazine Open call
  6. Writers …………………. Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  7. Writers ….……………… YET Magazine Open call
  8. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Poets …………………….. Piano Microstories Open call – 31st Nov 
  11. Poets …………………….. Sillerman African Poets Prize – 1st Dec
  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 ……….. Bayimba Festival – 30th 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 ………………… Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  10. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Musicians, Composers & Producers:

  1. Musicians …………………………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  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. Composers & Producers ……. Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  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

Other creatives:

  1. Journalists ……..…………… Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  2. Web designers …………….. Spectrum Brand Solutions is recruiting 
  3. Developers ………………….. Euromena Awards Open call – 12th Dec
  4. Architects ……..…………….. Odyssée residency in France 15th Dec
  5. Architects ……………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  6. Architects ……………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  7. Sculptors …………………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  8. Sculptors …………………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April 2020
  9. Sculptors …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Sculptors …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  11. Creative directors ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Creative directors …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  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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