The Arts Mailing List newsletter – 6th April 2020

Welcome to this week’s newsletter!!!

This week we bring you the amazing eye of Digital artist Harerta Mikaelson, as always do check out his work, like and definitely share with others.

How this newsletter works:

Below you will find lists of open calls, residencies, competitions etc. So find your section, ie: if you are writer check out the writers’ section and 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, APPLY!!!!!
  4. Don’t just apply to one …. It is a numbers game, so do apply to many open calls as you can

The second section of this newsletter shows you what other creatives are producing, from videos to articles etc… 

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 ………. Creative online courses – fees applies 
  5. All creatives ………. Creative training by Gobeze – fees apply
  6. All creatives ………. Free online YouTube SEO Pro Training 
  7. All creatives ………. New graduates support 
  8. All creatives ……….. Social Distancing Festival 
  9. All creatives ………. MusicInAfrica is recruiting for  Project Officer 
  10. All creatives ………. Free online Copyright course
  11. All creatives ………. Free online Games Development course
  12. All creatives ………. Build your website with YegaraHost
  13. All creatives ………. Free online Gender in the media course
  14. All creatives ……….. Nominate someone for Eliasson Global Leadership Prize

Animators:

  1. Animators …………. DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  2. Animators ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  3. Animators …………. NeoN 20202 Festival call – 20th April
  4. Animators …………. Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  5. Animators ………….. Accra Animation Film Festival call – 30th April
  6. Animators ………….. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  7. Animators ………….. Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  8. Animators ………….. Film Africa call $20 fees – 30th June
  9. Animators ………….. MIFA Pitches Various Open Calls
  10. Animators ………….. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  11. Animators ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Animators ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  13. Animators ………….. The Animation School’s trainingFees apply

Digital artists:

  1. Digital artists ……… Etan Comics call – 6th April 
  2. Digital artists ……… DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  3. Digital artists ……… Schloss Wiepersdorf funded residency – 15th April
  4. Digital artists ……… NeoN 20202 Festival call – 20th April
  5. Digital artists ……… Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  6. Digital artists ……… Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  7. Digital artists ……… Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  8. Digital artists ……… Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  9. Digital artists ……… Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market Open call 
  10. Digital artists ……… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Digital artists ……… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Illustrators:

  1. Illustrators ………… Etan Comics call – 6th April 
  2. Illustrators ……….. DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  3. Illustrators ………. Schloss Wiepersdorf funded residency – 15th April
  4. Illustrators ………. NeoN 20202 Festival call – 20th April
  5. Illustrators ………. Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  6. Illustrators ………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  7. Illustrators ……….. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  8. Illustrators ……….. Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  9. Illustrators ………..  Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market Open call 
  10. Illustrators ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Illustrators ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Graphics designers:

  1. Graphics designers ……. Etan Comics call – 6th April 
  2. Graphics designers ……. DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  3. Graphics designers ……. Schloss Wiepersdorf funded residency – 15th April
  4. Graphics designers ……. NeoN 20202 Festival call – 20th April
  5. Graphics designers ……. Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  6. Graphics designers ……. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  7. Graphics designers ……. Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  8. Graphics designers ……. Creative Boom magazine call
  9. Graphics designers ……. Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  10. Graphics designers ……. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Graphics designers ……. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Graffiti artists:

  1. Graffiti artists ……….. Addis based group looking for you
  2. Graffiti artists ……….. Etan Comics call – 6th April 
  3. Graffiti artists ………. DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  4. Graffiti artists ………. Schloss Wiepersdorf funded residency – 15th April
  5. Graffiti artists ………. NeoN 20202 Festival call – 20th April
  6. Graffiti artists ……… Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  7. Graffiti artists ………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  8. Graffiti artists ………. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  9. Graffiti artists ………. Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  10. Graffiti artists ………. Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  11. Graffiti artists ………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Graffiti artists ………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa.

Fashion, Textiles & Designers:

  1. Fashion designers ………. DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  2. Fashion designers ……… Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  3. Fashion designers ……… Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  4. Fashion designers ……… Next Fashion School Addis call
  5. Fashion designers ……… Tikur Fert Competition call 
  6. Fashion designers ……… Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  7. Fashion designers ……… Free online Fashion & Sustainability course
  8. Fashion designers ……… Free online Innovation in Fashion course
  9. Fashion designers ……… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Fashion designers ……… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  11. Textile designers ……….. DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  12. Textile designers ………. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  13. Textile designers ………. Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  14. Textile designers  ……… Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  15. Textile designers ……… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Textile designers ……… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  17. Designers ……………….. DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  18. Designers ……………….. Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  19. Designers ……………….. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  20. Designers ………………… Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  21. Designers …………………  Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  22. Designers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  23. Designers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Filmmakers:

Featured Open Call: Mobile Film Festival apply before 4th May 

  1. Filmmakers ……….. DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  2. Filmmakers ………. The Fools Film Festival call – 10th April 
  3. Filmmakers ………. Addis Film Festival call – 10th April 
  4. Filmmakers  ……… NeoN 20202 Festival call – 20th April
  5. Filmmakers ………. Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  6. Filmmakers ………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  7. Filmmakers ………. IDFA 2020 Festival call – 1st May 
  8. Filmmakers ………. GUTSY Women Film Competition – 10th May
  9. Filmmakers ………. Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  10. Filmmakers ………. Filmmakers without Borders call – 1st June
  11. Filmmakers ………. Film Africa call $20 fees – 30th June 
  12. Filmmakers ………. IDFA 2020 Festival call – 1st Aug
  13. Filmmakers ………. La Fabrique Cinema call
  14. Filmmakers ……….. Docubox 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

Video artists:

  1. Video artists …….. DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  2. Video artists …….. Schloss Wiepersdorf funded residency – 15th April
  3. Video artists …….. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  4. Video artists ……… NeoN 20202 Festival call – 20th April
  5. Video artists ……… Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  6. Video artists ……… Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  7. Video artists ……… Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  8. Video artists ……… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Video artists ………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Photographers:

  1. Photographers ……… DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  2. Photographers ……… Schloss Wiepersdorf funded residency – 15th April
  3. Photographers ……… NeoN 20202 Festival call – 20th April
  4. Photographers ……… Lens Culture Street Photo call – 22nd April 
  5. Photographers ……… Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  6. Photographers ……… Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  7. Photographers ……… YET Magazine call 
  8. Photographers ……… Semi Magazine call 
  9. Photographers ……… Creative Boom magazine call
  10. Photographers ……… Harvard’s Transition call 
  11. Photographers ……… LifeFramer Variety of open calls – Fees applies
  12. Photographers ……… Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  13. Photographers ……… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Photographers ……… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Visual artists:

  1. Visual artists ……… Etan Comics call – 6th April
  2. Visual artists ……… DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  3. Visual artists ……… Schloss Wiepersdorf funded residency – 15th April
  4. Visual artists ……… les Décades de la peinture Festival 15th April
  5. Visual artists ……… Beep Painting 2020 call – 18th April 
  6. Visual artists ……… NeoN 20202 Festival call – 20th April
  7. Visual artists ………. Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  8. Visual artists ………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  9. Visual artists ……… Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  10. Visual artists ………. Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  11. Visual artists ………. ArtOpenCalls 
  12. Visual artists ………. Harvard’s Transition call 
  13. Visual artists ………. Strange Horizons Magazine call
  14. Visual artists ………. Creative Boom magazine call
  15. Visual artists ………. Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  16. Visual artists ………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Visual artists ………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Multi-media artists:

  1. Multi-media artists ………. Etan Comics call – 6th April 
  2. Multi-media artists ……….. DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  3. Multi-media artists ………. Schloss Wiepersdorf funded residency – 15th April
  4. Multi-media artists ………. Beep Painting 2020 call – 18th April 
  5. Multi-media artists ………. NeoN 20202 Festival call – 20th April
  6. Multi-media artists ………. Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  7. Multi-media artists ………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  8. Multi-media artists ………. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  9. Multi-media artists ………. Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  10. Multi-media artists ………. Espacio Gallery London call
  11. Multi-media artists ………. Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market 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, B & Vloggers :

  1. Writers ………… DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  2. Writers ………… Schloss Wiepersdorf funded residency15th April
  3. Writers ………… Best of Africa call – 30th April 
  4. Writers ………… Bridport Prize Short Story call – 31st May 
  5. Writers ………… Bridport Prize Flash Fiction call – 31st May
  6. Writers ………… African Writers Space call
  7. Writers ………… The Living Acts  call
  8. Writers ………… Children Books call
  9. Writers ………… Strange Horizons Magazine call
  10. Writers ………… CultureCult Magazine call
  11. Writers ………… Harvard’s Transition call 
  12. Writers ………… YET Magazine call
  13. Writers ………… Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market Open call 
  14. Writers ………… Free online Fiction writing course
  15. Writers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Writers …………Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  17. Poets …………… DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  18. Poets …………… Coproduction Fund – 15th April
  19. Poets …………… Schloss Wiepersdorf funded residency15th April
  20. Poets …………… Best of Africa call – 30th April 
  21. Poets …………… Bayimba International Festival – 30th April 
  22. Poets …………… Bridport Prize Poetry 31st May 
  23. Poets …………… Writers Space call
  24. Poets …………… New Voices call 
  25. Poets …………… Strange Horizons Magazine call
  26. Poets …………… CultureCult Magazine call
  27. Poets …………… Autumn House call – Fees apply
  28. Poets …………… Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  29. Poets …………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  30. Poets …………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  31. B & Vloggers …… DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  32. B & Vloggers …… Schloss Wiepersdorf funded residency15th April
  33. B & Vloggers …… Best of Africa call – 30th April 
  34. B & Vloggers …… African Writers Space call 
  35. B & Vloggers …… The Living Acts call
  36. B & Vloggers …… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  37. B & Vloggers …… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa 

Dancers, Circus & Storytellers:

  1. Dancers …………. DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  2. Dancers ……….. Coproduction Fund – 15th April
  3. Dancers ……….. NeoN 20202 Festival call – 20th April
  4. Dancers ……….. Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  5. Dancers ……….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  6. Dancers ……….. IDFA 2020 Festival call – 1st July 
  7. Dancers ……….. Physical Theatre Austria call – Fees apply
  8. Dancers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Dancers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Circus ………… DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  11. Circus ………… NeoN 20202 Festival call – 20th April
  12. Circus ………… Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  13. Circus  ……….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  14. Circus  ……….. IDFA 2020 Festival call – 1st July
  15. Circus  ……….. Physical Theatre Austria call – Fees apply
  16. Circus  ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Circus  ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  18. Storytellers ……… DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  19. Storytellers ……… NeoN 20202 Festival call – 20th April
  20. Storytellers ……… Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  21. Storytellers ……… Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  22. Storytellers ……… IDFA 2020 Festival call – 1st July
  23. Storytellers ……… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  24. Storytellers ……… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Singers, Musicians & Producers:

  1. Musicians ……….. Dream Records call
  2. Musicians ……….. DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  3. Musicians ……….. Coproduction Fund – 15th April 
  4. Musicians ……….. Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  5. Musicians ……….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  6. Musicians ……….. Free online making music with others course 
  7. Musicians ………… Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  8. Musicians ………… MusicInAfrica create your online Profile
  9. Musicians ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Musicians ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  11. Producers ………… Dream Records call
  12. Producers ………… DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  13. Producers ………… Coproduction Fund – 15th April 
  14. Producers …………. Schloss Wiepersdorf funded residency – 15th April
  15. Producers …………. Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  16. Producers …………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  17. Producers …………. MSH funded summerschool – 1st May
  18. Producers …………. Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call
  19. Producers …………. MusicInAfrica create your online Profile 
  20. Producers …………. Free online making music with others course 
  21. Producers …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  22. Producers …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  23. Producers …………. Sound engineering course – Fees applies 
  24. Producers …………. Music Production course – Fees applies 
  25. Producers …………. Sound & Production course – Fees applie

Architects:

  1. Architects ………..  AEA action against Covid-19 call
  2. Architects ………… Etan Comics call – 6th April 
  3. Architects …………. DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  4. Architects …………. Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  5. Architects ………… Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  6. Architects ………… Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  7. Architects …………. IDFA 2020 Festival call – 1st July
  8. Architects …………. Swinburne University Scholarship
  9. Architects …………. Salford University Scholarship
  10. Architects …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Architects …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa.

Sculptors:

  1. Sculptors …………. DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  2. Sculptors …………. Schloss Wiepersdorf funded residency – 15th April
  3. Sculptors …………. Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  4. Sculptors …………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  5. Sculptors ………….. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  6. Sculptors ………….. Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  7. Sculptors ………….. ArtOpenCalls
  8. Sculptors ………….. Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  9. Sculptors ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Sculptors …………… Travel Grant to the rest of Afric

Other creatives:

  1. Journalists ……………. Best of Africa call – 30th April 
  2.  Journalists …………… African Writers Space call
  3. Journalists ……………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  4. Journalists ……………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  5. Web designers ……….. Spectrum Brand Solutions is recruiting 
  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 ……. Surface Gallery call – 24th April 
  11. Creative directors ……. DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  12. Creative directors ……. UNESCO cultural diversity fund – 27th May 
  13. Creative directors ……. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Creative directors ……. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  15. Festival & Events organisers … DIY 2020 call – 9th April 
  16. Festival & Events organisers Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Festival & Events organisers Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

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