Artist Opportunities — October 2020


Welcome to our monthly list of open calls and related opportunities in Greece and abroad for artists, curators, writers and others. The list is sorted by application deadline. If you want your open call listed please contact us at

Kavli Institute of Nanoscience Delft (KIND) invites artists working in a variety of fields to apply for its annual Artist in Residence fellowship programme. The proposed projects should focus on the relationship between art and science and especially nanoscience. The selected artist will have the opportunity to interact with the scientists at the institute, experience lab-work and more. Deadline is 30 September. More information here.

The Camargo Foundation, France is inviting scholars, thinkers and artists of all disciplines and nationalities to apply for the Camargo Core Programme. The fellowship residency program is open to both individuals and groups who wish to develop innovative research projects, collaborative investigation, and creative experimentation. Deadline is 01 October. More information can be found here.

Mophradat is accepting applications for its grants programme. These grants support artists (individuals, collaborations, or collectives) to develop their practice. Applications are processed biannually, with deadlines on 01 October and 01 April. Read more and apply here.

Spun Press is seeking works in the form of images and writing for Bleen zine, a biannual arts magazine. For its first issue, STACKS, the focus will be on man-made structures from architecture to social housing and beyond. Deadline is 01 October. Read more information and send your works here.

Space52 seeks contributions in the form of short text or experimental writing for its magazine's fall edition 'Carta Bianca'. Works reflecting on new ways of producing, collaborating, and forming solidarity are strongly encouraged. Deadline is 01 October. More information here.

TaDA Textile and Design Alliance, within the scope of promoting the encounter between contemporary art and textile production, offers a number of three-month residency positions to artists and the opportunity to work with textile companies in Eastern Switzerland to create a new project. Deadline is 04 October. Apply here.

Grizedale Forest and Signal Film and Media are seeking a socially engaged digital artist/group of all backgrounds to create a new, online participatory artwork responding to Grizedale Forest in Cumbria in the North West of England. The artist will be working with a local BAME/BIPOC community group in creating the artwork. Deadline is 05 October. Read more and apply with your project here.

Fondation Fiminco is launching a call for applications for the S+T+ARTS five-month residency programme for visual artists of all disciplines. The framework of this residency is: ‘Urban mobility: exploring new imaginaries’ and invites the artist to respond to new urban challenges and to imagine innovative scenarios and projects around mobility. Deadline is 15 October. Read more information here.

[Sponsored listing] The Foundwork Artist Prize is currently accepting applications from contemporary artists working in a wide range of artistic practices. A grant of 10,000 USD will be awarded to the honouree as well as studio visits with the distinguished jurors: Natasha Ginwala, Anat Ebgi, Kalup Linzy, Humberto Moro, Rachel Adams, and Michael Ruiz. Deadline is 15 October. Read more and apply with your work here.

Digital or digitally-based and hybrid physical-digital works addressing queer politics are sought for the QUEER AND BEYOND [Choose category] exhibition taking place in feldfünf project space, Berlin. Deadline is 18 October. Read more here.

Mophradat is seeking a Programs Associate to work at its new multidisciplinary venue in Athens. Due to travel restrictions, this position is only open to candidates already residing in Europe. Read more and apply here.

Celebrating its tenth anniversary, transeuropa European Festival for Performing Arts based in Hildesheim, Germany, accepts applications for six guest-performances responding to the current theme ENTER THE COLLECTIVE VISION and reflecting on collectivity, solidarity and future visions. The artists must live and work in Europe. Deadline is 30 October. Apply here.

Poets, filmmakers, video and digital artists, media and performance artists are invited to submit work to the 9th annual International Video Poetry Festival in Athens, Greece. The IVPF strongly considers artwork that examines and challenges traditional visual communication methods while continuing to function as a tool for exploring poetry. Deadline is 27 November. More information can be found here.

The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism is offering grants to artists, individuals or collectives, producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work for major media outlets. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Learn more here.

The Institute of International Education through the Artist Protection Fund (APF) is offering fellowship grants to threatened artists from any country and any field of practice, while placing them at host institutions in safe countries where they can continue their work. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. More information and application guidelines here.

Open calls editor: Nina Alexopoulou
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