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The Arts Mailing List newsletter – 9th Sep 2019

This week, we bring you the above piece “ዘፀአት” by graffiti and illustration artist Kalkidan Girma. Kalkidan has just started Ethiopian Graffiti Artists telegram group so if you are a graffiti artist do join. Don’t forget to check out his page, like and share. 

As usual, we bring you an extensive list of open calls, residencies, competitions etc, all separated in different sections below. So find your section for example if you are writer check out the writers’ section. So 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, apply as many as you can

The second section of this newsletter showcases what else are other creatives producing, from videos to articles. Check out the links this may inspire your work

If you feel this has been useful, why not share it with this others!!!!

Until next week, wishing you a great and 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. 

All Creatives:

  1. All creatives …..……… Scholarships & training BigDreamEt
  2. All creatives ………….. Showcase your work on Utopiያ
  3. All creatives ………….. Bayimba Festival Uganda is recruiting 
  4. All creatives ………….. Freelance Ethiopia for Jobs  
  5. All creatives ………….. Swiss Post-grad Scholarship for the artist 
  6. All creatives ………….. Chevening UK Scholarship
  7. All creatives ………….. Creative Hubs Academy Open call – 15th Sep
  8. All creatives ………….. NABA’s Masters in the Arts – 18th Oct
  9. All creatives ………….. Business Funding 
  10. All creatives ………….. Hive by thecamp 
  11. All creatives ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. All creatives ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Animators, Digital & Illustration artists:

  1. Animators ………………. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  2. Animators ………………. MIFA Pitches Various Open Calls
  3. Animators ………………. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  4. Animators ………………. Triggerfish Aca Submit for feedback 
  5. Animators ………………. Hive by thecamp
  6. Animators ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  7. Animators ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  8. Digital artists …………. art4wellbeingeverywhere Open Call – 9th Sept
  9. Digital artists …………. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  10. Digital artists …………. Embracing Our Differences call – 8th Oct
  11. Digital artists …………. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov
  12. Digital artists …………. Hive by thecamp
  13. Digital artists ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Digital artists ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  15. Illustrators ……………. art4wellbeingeverywhere Open Call – 9th Sept
  16. Illustrators …………….. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  17. Illustrators …………….. Embracing Our Differences call – 8th Oct
  18. Illustrators ……………… Super Competition – fees apply 18th Oct  
  19. Illustrators ……………… The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov
  20. Illustrators ………………. Hive by thecamp
  21. Illustrators  ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  22. Illustrators ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Fashion, Textiles & Graphics designers:

  1. Fashion designers ….……. Creative Enterprise Workshop16th Sept
  2. Fashion Designers ……….. HAFW 2019 Open call 
  3. Fashion designers …….. Africa Mosaique incubator Open call -15th Oct 
  4. Fashion designers ….……. Next Fashion School Addis Open Call
  5. Fashion designers ……….. Lagos Fashion Week Open call – 20th Sep
  6. Fashion designers ……….. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  7. Fashion designers ……….. Vlisco Fashion Fund Open call – 1st Oct
  8. Fashion designers ….……. Jan van Eyck Residency – fees apply 1st Oct
  9. Fashion designers ……….. NABA’s Masters in the Arts – 18th Oct
  10. Fashion designers ……….. Hive by thecamp
  11. Fashion designers  ……….Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Fashion designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  13. Textile designers …..……. Creative Enterprise Workshop16th Sept
  14. Textile designers …………. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  15. Textile designers …………. Manchester Uni MA scholarship 30th Sep 
  16. Textile designers ……….. Vlisco Fashion Fund Open call – 1st Oct
  17. Textile designers ……….. NABA’s Masters in the Arts – 18th Oct
  18. Textile designers …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  19. Textile designers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  20. Print-makers  ……..……….. Nafasi’s 2020 Residency Open call – 30th Sep
  21. Graphics designers ………. Freshstudios is recruiting 
  22. Graphics designers ……….. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  23. Graphics designers ………. art4wellbeingeverywhere Open Call – 9th Sept
  24. Graphics designers ….……. Jan van Eyck Residency – fees apply 1st Oct
  25. Graphics designers ……….. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  26. Graphics designers ………… Hive by thecamp
  27. Graphics designers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  28. Graphics designers …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Filmmakers, Video artists & Screenwriters:

  1. Filmmakers …………….. Out of Africa Open call – 8th Sep 
  2. Filmmakers ….………… Creative Enterprise Workshop16th Sept
  3. Filmmakers ……………. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  4. Filmmakers…………….. Docubox Open call 
  5. Filmmakers …………….. Scientific Films Open call – 15th Sep 
  6. Fillmmakers ……………. Gobez is looking for an intern– 1st Oct 
  7. Filmmakers ……..……… Congo Film Fest Open call
  8. Filmmakers ……………… Hive by thecamp
  9. Filmmakers ……..……..… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  10. Filmmakers ……..……..… Sundance Various Open calls
  11. Filmmakers ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Filmmakers ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  13. Video artists ..….…..….. Anima Mundi Visions Open call – 7th Sep 
  14. Video artists ……………. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  15. Video artists …………….. Nafasi’s 2020 Residency Open call – 30th Sep 
  16. Video artists …………….. Hive by thecamp 
  17. Video artists …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  18. Video artists ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  19. Screenwriters …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  20. Screenwriters ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Photographers:

  1. Photographers ……..……. Anima Mundi Visions Open call – 7th Sep 
  2. Photographers ……………. art4wellbeingeverywhere Open Call – 9th Sept 
  3. Photographers ……………. Alliance Ethio-française Open call – 22nd Sep
  4. Photographers …………….. Black & White Photo Awards – 25th Sep
  5. Photographers …………….. Nafasi’s 2020 Residency Open call – 30th Sep 
  6. Photographers …………….. Artist Grant Open call – 15th Oct
  7. Photographers …………….. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  8. Photographers ……………… Women are powerful Open Call 
  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  ………………. Hive by thecamp
  15. Photographers ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Photographers ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Visual & Multi-media artists:

  1. Visual Artist …….……..…. Anima Mundi Visions Open call – 7th Sep 
  2. Visual Artist …….……..…. art4wellbeingeverywhere Open Call – 9th Sept 
  3. Visual artists ………………. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  4. Visual artists …………….. Nafasi’s 2020 Residency Open call – 30th Sep 
  5. Visual artists ………….……. Contemporary vision residency – 30th Sep
  6. Visual artists ………….……. Jan van Eyck Residency – fees apply 1st Oct 
  7. Visual artists ………….……. Embracing Our Differences call – 8th Oct 
  8. Visual artists ……….………. Artist Grant Open call – 15th Oct
  9. Visual artists ……………….. NABA’s Masters in the Arts – 18th Oct
  10. Visual artists ……………….. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  11. Visual artists ……….………. Fake Art Fest Open call- 31st Jan 2020
  12. Visual artists  ……………… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  13. Visual artists  ………….….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  14. Visual artists …………..….. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  15. Visual artists  ……………… Hive by thecamp
  16. Visual artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Visual artists ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  18. Graffiti artists …………….. Addis based group looking for artists 
  19. Graffiti artists …………….. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  20. Multi-media artists …..…. art4wellbeingeverywhere Open Call – 9th Sept
  21. Multi-media artists ……… Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  22. Multi-media artists ……… Nafasi’s 2020 Residency Open call – 30th Sep 
  23. Multi-media artists ……….. Artist Grant Open call – 15th Oct
  24. Multi-media artists ………… The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  25. Multi-media artists ………… Espacio Gallery London Open call
  26. Multi-media artists …………. Hive by thecamp
  27. Multi-media artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  28. Multi-media artists ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Writers, Poets, Journalists & Vloggers:

  1. Writers …………………. Nafasi’s 2020 Residency Open call – 30th Sep 
  2. Writers  …………………. Jan van Eyck Residency – fees apply 1st Oct
  3. Writers …………………. Short Story Day Africa Open call – 31st Oct
  4. Writers  …………………. LeEgna Open call
  5. Writers …………………. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  6. Writers ………………….. Melkam 74 magazine Open call
  7. Writers ………………….. CultureCult Magazine Open call
  8. Writers …………………… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  9. Writers ….……..………… YET Magazine Open call
  10. Writers …………………… Hive by thecamp
  11. Writers ………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Writers ………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  13. Poets ……………………… Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  14. Poets ……………………… New Voices Open call 
  15. Poets ……………………… Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  16. Poets ………………………. CultureCult Magazine Open call
  17. Poets ……………………… Autumn House Open call – Fees apply
  18. Poets ………………………. Hive by thecamp
  19. Poets ………………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  20. Poets ……………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  21. Journalists ……………….. Hive by thecamp
  22. Vlogers …………………….. Hive by thecamp
  23. Blogers …………………….. LeEgna Open call
  24. B & Vlogers ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  25. B & Vlogers ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Dancers, Storytellers & Circus:

  1. Dancers ………………………. African Culture Fund Open call – 12th Oct
  2. Dancers ………………………. ViDEOSKiN Open call – April 2020
  3. Dancers & Circus ……….. Africa Art Line Grant – 7th Sep
  4. Dancers & Circus ………. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  5. Dancers & Circus ……….. Nafasi’s 2020 Residency Open call – 30th Sep 
  6. Dancers & Circus ……….. Physical Theatre Austria call – Fees apply
  7. Dancers & Circus ………… Hive by thecamp
  8. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Storytellers ………………… Hive by thecamp
  11. Storytellers  ……………….. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  12. Storytellers  ……..……….. Nafasi’s 2020 Residency Open call – 30th Sep
  13. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Musicians, Sound artists & Composers:

  1. Musicians ………………………. Africa Art Line Grant – 7th Sep
  2. Musicians ………………………. emPawa Africa Open Call – 15th Sep 
  3. Musicians ………………………. Acoustic Music Awards Open Call – 8th Nov 
  4. Musicians & Composers …. Alliance Ethio-française Open call -22nd Sep
  5. Musicians & Composers ……. African Culture Fund Open call – 12th Oct 
  6. Musicians & Composers …….. ACCES 2019 Conference Open call 
  7. Musicians & Composers …….. MusicInAfrica online Profile 
  8. Musicians & Composers ……… Hive by thecamp
  9. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Other sectors:

  1. Architects ………….…… Anima Mundi Visions Open call – 7th Sep 
  2. Architects ………………. Creative Enterprise Workshop16th Sept
  3. Architects ………….…… The Future of Strijp-S Open call – 20th Sep 
  4. Architects ………………. Archi-Fest – 20th-22nd Sept
  5. Architects ………………. Travel Grant to East Africa
  6. Architects  ………..……. Jan van Eyck Residency – fees apply 1st Oct
  7. Architects  ………..……. Lexus Design Award 2020 – 14th Oct
  8. Architects ………….…… Laka Open call Fees apply – 1st Nov 
  9. Architects ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Architects ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  11. Curators …………………. Contemporary vision residency – 30th Sep
  12. Sculptors ….….……..…. art4wellbeingeverywhere Open Call – 9th Sept 
  13. Sculptors ………..………. Artist Grant Open call – 15th Oct
  14. Sculptors …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  15. Sculptors …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  16. Creative directors ……… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Creative directors ……… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  18. Festival & Events Organisers …… Africa Art Line Grant  – 7th Sep 
  19. Festival & Events Organisers ….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  20. Festival & Events Organisers …… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

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