The Arts Mailing List newsletter – 6th Jan 2020

This week we bring you the amazing work of Filmmaker and Photographer Abenezer Tefera. Check out his work, like and of course share!!!!

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 ……… Exhibition: by Selome Muleta 9th Jan
  8. All creatives ………. Event: Pop Up Art Show 2nd-11th Jan
  9. All creatives ………. Event: Film screening + Q&A – 22nd Jan
  10. All creatives ………. Event: Africa Unite Film & Music 5th Feb
  11. All creatives ………. Exhibition: “Left Hand” by Merid Tafesse 10th Feb
  12. All creatives ………. Event: ITME-AFRICA 2020 14th -16th Feb

Animators:

  1. Animators ……………… Body Language Venice Open call – 9th Jan
  2. Animators …………….. Laboratoire funded residency– 10th Jan
  3. Animators …………….. Arts Council Tokyo Open call – 13th Jan
  4. Animators ……………… Black Girl Magic Film Series – 15th Jan
  5. Animators ……..………. WHO Open call – 30th Jan
  6. Animators …….………. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  7. Animators ……………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th 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 ……………. Body Language Venice Open call – 9th Jan
  2. Digital artists …………… Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  3. Digital artists …………… Arts Council Tokyo Open call – 13th Jan
  4. Digital artists ………….. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  5. Digital artists …………… Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  6. Digital artists …………… Ulična galerija Open call – 17th Jan
  7. Digital artists ………….. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  8. Digital artists ………….. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  9. Digital artists ………….. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  10. Digital artists ………….. Sydney 2021 program – 7th 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 ……………… Body Language Venice Open call – 9th Jan
  2. Illustrators ……………… Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  3. Illustrators ……………… Arts Council Tokyo Open call – 13th Jan
  4. Illustrators ……………… Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  5. Illustrators ………………. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  6. Illustrators ………………. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  7. Illustrators ………………. Once upon a time UK Open call -1st Feb
  8. Illustrators ……………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  9. Illustrators ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  10. Illustrators ………………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  11. Illustrators ………………. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  12. Illustrators  ……………… Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  13. Illustrators  ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Illustrators ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Graphics designers:

  1. Graphics designers ……….. Free online poster mock-ups
  2. Graphics designers …….…. Frestudios is recruiting 
  3. Graphics designers ……….. DesignLab is recruiting 
  4. Graphics designers ……….. Adamant is recruiting
  5. Graphics designers ………… Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  6. Graphics designers ………… Arts Council Tokyo Open call – 13th Jan
  7. Graphics designers ……….. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  8. Graphics designers ……….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  9. Graphics designers ……….. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  10. Graphics designers ………… International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  11. Graphics designers ………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  12. Graphics designers ……….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  13. Graphics designers ……….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  14. Graphics designers ……….. Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  15. Graphics designers ……….. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  16. Graphics designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Graphics designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Graffiti artists:

  1. Graffiti artists ……………… US Embassy Workshop – 10th Jan
  2. Graffiti artists ……………… Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  3. Graffiti artists ……………… Arts Council Tokyo Open call – 13th Jan
  4. Graffiti artists ……………… FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  5. Graffiti artists ……………… Addis based group looking for artists
  6. Graffiti artists ………………. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  7. Graffiti artists ……………… Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  8. Grafiti artists ……………….. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  9. Graffiti artists ……………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  10. Graffiti artists ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  11. Graffiti artists ………………. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  12. Graffiti artists ………………. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  13. Graffiti artists ………………. Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  14. Graffiti artists ………………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  15. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Graffiti artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Fashion, Textiles & Designers:

  1. Fashion designers …………. Body Language Venice Open call – 9th Jan
  2. Fashion designers ……….…. Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  3. Fashion designers ………….. Arts Council Tokyo Open call – 13th Jan
  4. Fashion designers ………….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  5. Fashion designers …………. Alibaba Netpreneur Training – 19th Jan
  6. Fashion designers …………. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  7. Fashion designers …………. Next Fashion School Addis Open call
  8. Fashion designers …………. Tikur Fert Competition Open call 
  9. Fashion designers  ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Fashion designers …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  11. Textile designers …………… Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  12. Textile designers ……………. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  13. Textile designers …………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Textile designers ……………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  15. Designers …………………….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  16. Designers …………………….. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  17. Designers ……………………… Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  18. Designers …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  19. Designers …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Filmmakers:

  1. Filmmakers …………. Promote your work on EtMDB
  2. Filmmakers …………. Body Language Venice Open call – 9th Jan
  3. Filmmakers …………. Black Girl Magic Film Series – 15th Jan
  4. Filmmakers …………. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  5. Filmmakers …………. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  6. Filmmaers …..………. WHO Open call – 30th Jan
  7. Filmmakers …………. Coca Project Documentary call – 21st Feb
  8. Filmmakers …………. Lyons Film Festival Open call – 28th Feb
  9. Filmmakers …………. Moveo Online Festival Open call – 29th Feb
  10. Filmmakers …………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  11. Filmmakers………….. La Fabrique Cinema Open Call
  12. Filmmakers …………. Docubox Open call 
  13. Filmmakers …………. Congo Film Fest Open call
  14. Filmmakers ….……… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  15. Filmmakers ……….… Sundance Various Open calls
  16. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Video artists & Script writers:

  1. Video artists …………. Body Language Venice Open call – 9th Jan
  2. Video artists ………….. Arts Council Tokyo Open call – 13th Jan
  3. Video artists …………. Dancer looking for Videographer
  4. Video artists …………. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  5. Video artists ………….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  6. Video artists …………. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  7. Video artists …………. Lyons Film Festival Open call – 28th Feb
  8. Video artists …………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  9. Video artists …………. Moveo Online Festival Open call – 29th Feb
  10. Video artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Video artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  12. Script writers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. Script writers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  14. Script writers ………… Realness African Screenwriters residency – 31st Jan 2020

Photographers:

  1. Photographers …………….. Shashemane based group looking for Photographers
  2. Photographers ……………… Sony World-Photo Awards – 7th Jan
  3. Photographers ……………… Body Language Venice Open call – 9th Jan
  4. Photographers ……………… Arts Council Tokyo Open call – 13th Jan
  5. Photographers ……………… US universities Scholarships – 15th Jan
  6. Photographers ……………… International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  7. Photograohers ……………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  8. Photographers ……………… Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  9. Photographers ……………… Boeart Open call – 15th March
  10. Photographers ….……..…… YET Magazine Open call 
  11. Photographers ….………….. Semi Magazine Open call 
  12. Photographers ….……..…… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  13. Photographers ….…………… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  14. Photographers ….…………… LifeFramer Variety of Open calls
  15. Photographers ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Photographers ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Visual artists:

  1. Visual artists ……………….. Body Language Venice Open call – 9th Jan
  2. Visual artists ……………….. Arts Council Tokyo Open call – 13th Jan
  3. Visual artists ……………….. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  4. Visual artists ……..………… Terra Foundation funded residency – 15th Jan
  5. Visual artists ………………. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  6. Visual artists ………………. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  7. Visual artists ……………….. International Image Festival – 26th Jan
  8. Visual artists ……..………… Fake Art Fest Open call- 31st Jan
  9. Visual artists ……………….. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  10. Visual artists ……………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  11. Visual artists ……………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  12. Visual artists ……………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  13. Visual artists ……………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  14. Visual artists ……………….. ArtOpenCalls
  15. Visual artists  …………….… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  16. Visual artists  …………..….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  17. Visual artists ………………… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  18. Visual artists ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  19. Visual artists ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Multi-media artists:

  1. Multi-media artists …………… Body Language Venice Open call – 9th Jan
  2. Multi-media artists …..……… Laboratoire funded residency– 10th Jan
  3. Multi-media artists ………….. Arts Council Tokyo Open call – 13th Jan
  4. Multi-media artists ………….. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan
  5. Multi-media artists ………….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  6. Multi-media artists ………….. Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  7. Multi-media artists …………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  8. Multi-media artists ………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  9. Multi-media artists ………….. Reggae Poster Contest – 1st March
  10. Multi-media artists ………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  11. Multi-media artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  12. Multi-media artists ………….. Espacio Gallery London Open call
  13. Multi-media artists ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Multi-media artists …………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Writers, Poets, Vloggers & Bloggers:

  1. Writers …………………. Arts Council Tokyo Open call – 13th Jan
  2. Writers …………………. African Women in Media 2020 Summit – 20th Jan
  3. Writers …………………. Children Books Open Call
  4. Writers  …………………. LeEgna Open call
  5. Writers ………………….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  6. Writers …………………. CultureCult Magazine Open call
  7. Writers …………………. Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  8. Writers ….……………… YET Magazine Open call
  9. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  11. Poets …………………….. Arts Council Tokyo Open call – 13th Jan
  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 ……………………… US Embassy Workshop – 10th Jan
  2. Dancers ………………………. Arts Council Tokyo Open call – 13th Jan
  3. Dancers ………………………. Rotterdam Duet Choreography – 1st March
  4. Dancers ………………………. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  5. Dancers ………………………. ViDEOSKiN Open call – April
  6. Dancers & Circus ……….. Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  7. Dancers & Circus ……….. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  8. Dancers & Circus ……….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  9. Dancers & Circus ……….. Physical Theatre Austria call – Fees apply
  10. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  12. Storytellers ………………… Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  13. Storytellers ………………… Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  14. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  15. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Musicians, Composers & Producers:

  1. JDs & Hip Hop artists ……….. US Embassy Workshop – 10th Jan
  2. Musicians & Composers …….. Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  3. Musicians & Composers …….. Arts Council Tokyo Open call – 13th Jan
  4. Musicians & Composers …….. FILE 2020 Open Call – 14th Jan 2020
  5. Musicians & Composers …….. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  6. Musicians & Composers …….. Guitar on Stage festival Open call – 9th Feb
  7. Musicians & Composers …….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  8. Musicians & Composers …….. MusicInAfrica create your online Profile 
  9. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  11. Composers & Producers ……. Sound engineering course – Fees applies 
  12. Composers & Producers ……. Music Production course – Fees applies 
  13. Composers & Producers ……. Sound & Production course – Fees applies
  14. Composers & Producers ……. MacDowell funded residency 15th Jan

Architecs:

  1. Architects ……………… Body Language Venice Open call – 9th Jan
  2. Architects ………..……. Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  3. Architects ……………… Arts Council Tokyo Open call – 13th Jan
  4. Architects ……………… Cartographies of the Imagination – 16th Jan
  5. Architects ……………… Chicago Latino Film Festival – 17th Jan
  6. Architects ………………. Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship – 20th Jan
  7. Architects ………………. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  8. Architects ………………. Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  9. Architects ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Architects ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Sculptors:

  1. Sculptors ………………. Body Language Venice Open call – 9th Jan
  2. Sculptors ………..…….. Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  3. Sculptors ………………. Arts Council Tokyo Open call – 13th Jan
  4. Sculptors ………………. Sydney 2021 program – 7th Feb
  5. Sculptors ……….……… Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb
  6. Sculptors ……………….. Boeart Open call – 15th March
  7. Sculptors ……………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  8. Sculptors ……………….. ArtOpenCalls
  9. Sculptors ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Sculptors ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Other creatives:

  1. Journalists ………………….. Laboratoire funded residency – 10th Jan
  2. Journalists ………………….. African Women in Media 2020 Summit – 20th Jan
  3. Journalists ………….………. WHO Open call – 30th Jan
  4. Journalists ………………….. African Writers Space Open call
  5. Journalists ………….………. Future News Worldwide fully funded – 14th Feb
  6. Journalists ………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  7. Journalists …………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  8. Web designers ……………… Spectrum Brand Solutions is recruiting 
  9. Web designers ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Web designers ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  11. Developers ………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Developers …………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  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 ….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Festival & Events organisers …… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

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