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OPEN CALL | Sydney and International | Call for Artists | The Chippendale New World Art Prize – 31 July 2017

An international art prize and creative programme, the annual Chippendale New World Art Prize is organised and facilitated by the Chippendale Creative Precinct, Sydney. In its fifth year, the Prize invites Australian and International artists to submit one painting of a landscape that inspires a sense of place. There are no limitations to scale or level of establishment of the artists. Finalists’ work will be showcased in an online exhibition. The winners will be asked to donate one work of a Provençal scene to the Chippendale Creative Precinct. Three winning artists will be invited to participate in a six-week residency in the Provence region, Southern France as a part of the NG Art Creative Residency Program led by Nicky Ginsberg, Senior Curator and Director. An entry fee of AUD35 (approx. USD26) is required upon submission. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Netherlands | Call for Project Proposals | Cinekid (and three others) – 15 August 2017

Cinekid, La Gaîté Lyrique, KiKK Festival and WoeLab are launching the joint project “Les Voyages de Capitaine futur”, or “Supernatural: Stories of Worlds to Come”. The theme of the joint project revolves around the notion of hybrid ecology. The programme is now calling artists and designers of all forms and practices that use, subvert, investigate and experiment with media, including the fields of artificial intelligence, art & science, robotics, bioart, up/recycling, interactive and speculative design. Three selected artwork proposals will each receive a budget of EUR15,000 (approx. USD16,792) and tour internationally across various festivals and exhibition spaces throughout 2018 and 2019. The successful proposals will be announced on the 31st annual Cinekid Festival in October 2017. MORE HERE


INTERNSHIP | Shanghai | Multiple Unpaid Internships | Power Station of Art (PSA) – 31 August 2017

Home to the Shanghai Biennale, the PSA is the first state-run museum dedicated to contemporary art in mainland China. The Museum is currently recruiting interns for the following positions: Graphic Designer, Showcasing Designer & Promotion Commissioner for APS (A Power Store), Campus Liaison and Event Assistant. Interns will be required to work 3 days per week with a total minimum commitment of 400 hours (300 hours for the summer vacation period). In addition to hands-on experience in their interested fields, interns will receive a range of welfares provided by the PSA including daily allowance, recommendation letter, exhibition discounts and priority in job opportunities. Qualified applicants will be asked for an interview via e-mail or phone call within one week of submission. Final results will be notified within three days after the interview. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Global | Call for Funding Applications | Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) – 15 September 2017

In recognising how integral mobility is for artists and cultural professionals, the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) has launched “Mobility First!”, a funding initiative, to support the travel for professional creative engagement between Asia and Europe. Individuals and art organisations of all artistic and cultural forms and practices are welcome. Candidates must be of ASEF member nationality or based in the member countries. Previous grants have supported projects such as artist residency trips from Sweden to Japan and festival attendance from Korea to Malaysia. The application process is on a rolling basis with 6 rounds announcing a total of up to 10 successful candidates every first week of the month until October 2017. MORE HERE


INTERNSHIP | Philadelphia, USA | Multiple Unpaid Internships | The Clay Studio – apply by unspecified

The Clay Studio is Philadelphia’s only non-profit space solely dedicated to the education and promotion of the ceramic arts, and is one of the world’s leading institutions in the field. Their ongoing Internship Programme is currently recruiting college students, recent ceramics graduates and ceramic artists as Teaching Assistants Available areas are: Studio (School and/or Summer Clay Camps), Outreach/Education (Claymobile), Gallery/Shop and Administration/Development. Successful applicants will work on a range of functions throughout the Clay Camp programme at The Clay Studio and, in return, gain access to free classes, facilities and open studio time. Interns work either 15 or 30 hours per week, for a total of 60 hours for 2 to 4 weeks. The Clay Studio is an equal opportunity employer and qualified applicants of all national origins, genders and ages, etc. are encouraged to apply. MORE HERE


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OPEN CALL | Miami | Student Curatorial Fellowship | Pérez Art Museum Miami – 1 July 2017

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) announces a new curatorial fellowship thanks to the generous support of the Ford Foundation. The Ford Foundation Curatorial Fellowship at PAMM is offered to students of underrepresented ethnic backgrounds who have completed their studies at the undergraduate level and is designed to help individuals interested in embarking on a curatorial career. Over the course of 24 months the Curatorial Fellow will conduct extended research and help organise annual exhibitions of the museum’s permanent collection. For its inaugural fellowship, PAMM seeks one qualified candidate who will work within the curatorial department at PAMM from September 2017 through September 2019. The fellow will work to support the curatorial team with all phases of exhibition development, including: checklist development; lender and artist relations; publication development; writing texts for exhibition interpretation, online content and press and promotional materials; exhibition floor plan development, installation; and related public programme development. MORE HERE



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