Opportunities for artists: What’s hot in April 2023

Here at Studio 88 we always like to help artists find support for their work. That’s why we’re starting April with a round-up of opportunities from the region and beyond. Check it out and happy granting!

Serendipity Arts Residency in New Delhi

Serendipity Arts Residency 2023, an annual 3-month artists residency based in New Delhi, is open for applications. They invite applications from emerging artists working across all disciplines, including a broad range of forms such as music, dance, theatre, visual practices, movement-based practices, and artists engaged in other innovative media. 

Deadline: 23 April 2023

Performing arts residency in Singapore, April and June

Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay invites artists, curators, programmers, writers, researchers and practitioners across all disciplines in the performing arts to apply for the fully funded Contemporary Performing Arts Research Residency, taking place in Singapore between April and June 2024.

Deadline: 30 April 2023

Sound project open for musicians and sound artists

The sound project Cities and Memory invites musicians and sound artists to remix the world, one sound at a time bytaking a field recording from their database and using it to create a brand-new composition, reimagining that location in the process.

Deadline: 30 April 2023

Grants between Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam and Japan

The Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur (JFKL) is calling for applications from organisations for their grant programme, for activities that deepen understanding of Japan, its language and culture, as well for projects that encourage multilateral cultural exchange between Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam and Japan.

Deadline: 31 March 2024

International co-creation grants

Pro Helvetia aims at supporting co-creation, including open-end and process-oriented projects. Formats of planned presentations may vary from work-in-progress public presentation to a presentation with an external partner in the framework of its programming (i.e. museum, festival, etc). The applicants are tandems of artists or collectives, where one of the applicants is based in Switzerland and another in the regions covered by Pro Helvetia’ liaison offices (Arab region, China, Russia, South America, South Asia, West Africa, Central Africa, East Africa and Southern Africa).

Deadline: ongoing

Presenting work in Asia

Mekong Cultural Hub (MCH) Open Space programme accepts expressions of interest from artists and cultural workers from Asia who want to present their work, connect with relevant audiences, expand their network, or reach out to like-minded practitioners in the art and social field across Asia. Get in touch with your ideas.

Deadline: ongoing

Performing in Germany

Theatre and dance companies from developing and transition countries can apply for a travel grant to perform in Germany. They provide funding in the form of a travel and transport grant to give performing artists from developing and transition countries an opportunity to present their work to a German audience and engage with the German arts scene.

Deadline: ongoing (applications at least 10 weeks before travel)

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