– summer break –

We are on a summer break and will not be posting on the website until the end of July. We will continue with keeping the calendar up to date. Do you know of someone who would like to manage our website postings for us 2 days a week? Please let…

Mohanam Presents Youth Talent Show

  10 minutes to show your talents! This stage is waiting for you. Singing-Dances-Music-Youth Voice-Painting-Sculpture You are eligible to participate in two acts. Registration Starts: 25th of July 2017 Registration Ends: 5th of August 2017 Show your Talent! This stage is waiting for you. Exciting Awards! Tel: 0413-2623806 Facebook:@mohanamyouth /…

Short Theater Festival

Dear friends, last week we posted in News & Notes an announcement for a Short Theater Festival that will take place in Auroville later this year. The key words of this event are: “Simplicity” and “Unity”. Or better even, “Diversity in Unity”. Simplicity because the focus will be on the…

Writing on Dance Laboratory – Open Call

The Writing on Dance Laboratory returns with the Attakkalari India Biennial 2017! This 10-day Lab is a collaborative workspace designed to facilitate critical articulations around contemporary dance. Participants are expected to work as an editorial team and create content for Attakkalari’s online magazine www.ligament.in on a daily basis. In addition…

Open Call to Performing Artists

PANDORA'S BOX ART & MUSIC FESTIVAL is looking for performers, jugglers, circus artists, puppeteers, solo musicians and the bands ( openers) for their upcoming events which will be held at Alangkuppam, Pondicherry, from December 30th to January 1st. All the artists residing in Auroville, young or young at heart, are…

Auroville Chamber Choir – Looking for new members

A chamber choir was created recently with the support of the Centre d'Art - Citadines. And we are still looking for new male members.You like to sing in the shower? Step out of it and join us for the newly founded Auroville Chamber Choir. We are a bunch of singing…

Dum Pukht Fiction Workshop

The Dum Pukht Fiction Workshop is a two-week, in-residence, creative-writing workshop for experienced fiction writers looking to take their skills to the next level. ................ WHEN: Dec. 05, 2016 -- Dec. 18, 2016 (2 weeks) WHERE: Adishakti Theatre, Puducherry, India 605101 NUMBER OF SEATS: Thirteen. APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 31, 2016.…

DAS Choreography – call for applications

a new trajectory is in your hands… Artists who have established a professional practice, and seek possibilities for further reflection and development, in one word ‘diffraction,’ can increase their research skills at DAS Choreography (previously Amsterdam Master of Choreography). This two-year non-residential master’s programme of the Amsterdam University of the…

Climate, culture, change – 2nd Cultural Innovation Prize

How can culture defy climate change? The second edition of the Cultural Innovation International Prize encourages projects that offer imaginative and effective solutions to one of the biggest global problems of the 21st century. The winning proposal will be included in an exhibition on the subject at the CCCB. Climate change…

Unicorn Collective is calling

Calling all performers / artists / creatives! The Unicorn Collective is planning a parade in December! Do you juggle? Play music? Enjoy facepainting? Are you a fantastic organizer? Come to the meeting to find out what we're planning, add your ideas, and become a part of it.   Meeting: Tuesday…

Akademie Schloss Solitude residency programme

Call for applications Akademie Schloss Solitude sponsors young artists, scholars, scientists and economic professionals via residential fellowships that take place for a period of between three and 12 months in Stuttgart, Germany. Akademie Schloss Solitude will offer fellows free accommodation in a furnished living/working studio equipped for one person, as…

PACT Zollverein – international open call

PACT ZOLLVEREIN INTERNATIONAL OPEN CALL IMPACT16 > BRUCHZONEN - RIFT ZONES < Symposium & Public Presentations with formations/RYBN.ORG/Hood 23. – 27. NOVEMBER 2016 How and where do alternative realities come about both in and between different fields of knowledge? How can we productively uncover contradictory “rift zones” in today’s world?…

Residency for Artists and Curators and Writers of contemporary art

Birgitta strongly recommends this residency, which she attended in 2003. Open Call 2017 Residency for Artists and Curators and Writers of contemporary art Deadline: October 1, 2016 We are currently accepting proposals for our 2017 residency program.     For information and proposal guidelines, click on the following links: Artists…

Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers

Applications for 2017 fellowships are open August 1st-September 15th, 2016. Bitch Media, an independent, nonprofit feminist media organization now in its 20th year, is pleased to announce the Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers, a series of three-month intensive writing fellowships whose goal is to develop, support, and amplify emerging, diverse…

Call for applications: Berlinale Talents 2017

Applications for Berlinale Talents 2017, the Berlin International Film Festival's annual summit and networking platform for 250 outstanding creatives from the fields of film and drama series, are now open. Set to take place from 11-16 February 2017, Berlinale Talents is aimed at film and television professionals during the first…

Hermès Foundation | New Settings programme call

Deadline: September 30, 2016 Website: http://en.fondationdentreprisehermes.org/Know-how-and-creativity/Performing-arts/New-Settings-programme Since its inception in 2008, the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès has supported the contemporary creative arts in their many forms. In 2011, the Foundation launched a new programme of support, dedicated to the performing arts: New Settings. Call for projects for New Settings 2017. The…

ISPA Global Fellowship Program

Deadline: September 1, 2016 Website: http://www.ispa.org/?fellow_global OPEN CALL for the International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) Global Fellowship Program, which provides access to ISPA’s extensive international network of arts professionals to emerging and mid-career performing arts leaders from around the globe. Particular attention paid to applicants from developing countries.…

Bangladesh | Crack International Art Camp 2016

Deadline: August 30, 2016 Website: http://crackbd.org/call-for-artists/ Call for artists across disciplines to apply to join CRACK INTERNATIONAL ART CAMP (CIAC) 2016 taking place in Kushtia, Bangladesh in December 2016. CIAC focuses on promoting young artists & thinkers by giving them space & momentum for flourishing their talent on an international…

Bucharest International Dance Film Festival | call for entries

Deadline: September 1, 2016 Website: http://www.bidff.ro/eng#submissions Bucharest International Dance Film Festival (9-13 November 2016) invites film directors, choreographers, digital artists and other artists to submit their dance films and digital installations to the second edition of Bucharest International Dance Film Festival, taking place in Romania. The competition is open for…

Thalie Art Foundation call for artists and curators residencies

Deadline: August 31, 2016 Website: http://www.thalieartfoundation.org/en/ OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS AND CURATORS RESIDENCIES – visual arts focus. The Thalie Art Foundation’s mission is to support various forms of socially-engaged contemporary art with artistic practice as a tool of emancipation and social link. Based in Brussels (Be), the Thalie Art Foundation…

Germany | WimmelResearch Fellowship open call

Deadline: September 1, 2016 Website: http://www.akademie-solitude.de/en/text-text-text~no3787/ The »WimmelResearch-Fellowship« will be awarded as part of a joint project between Robert Bosch GmbH, Akademie Schloss Solitude and Wimmelforschung. The collaboration is based on the development of Platform 12, an experimental space designed by the artistic duo Wimmelforschung in collaboration with Bosch as…

Goethe-Institut International Coproduction Fund

Deadline: October 30, 2016 Website: https://www.goethe.de/en/uun/auf/mus/ikf.html?wt_sc=ikf A new International Coproduction Fund from the Goethe-Institut has rolling deadlines for applications through 2016-2018 for joint productions in theatre, dance, music and performance art planned between professional partners in Germany and elsewhere in the world, with presentation in at least one country. International…

Play for Voices Contest

Play for Voices Contest: Submit Your Radio Play in Translation By The Producers of Play for Voices DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 31, 2016! Calling all literary translators, radio dramatists, and international radio drama enthusiasts! Play for Voices seeks radio play scripts in English translation. Play for Voices is a new…

two fellowships @ School of Media and Cultural Studies

Early Career Fellowships 2016 The School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences has two fellowships for film-makers and media practitioners at an early stage of their career. The fellowships are designed to provide the resources and environment for films, websites, multi-media artefacts and other audio- visual…

Exhibition Proposal Contest 2017 by the Korean Cultural Centre

The Korean Cultural Centre invites all proposals on exhibitions that can help contribute to promote Korean culture as well as foster the cultural and artistic exchange between Korea and India. Details are as follows:               1. Application       A. Period: 1st July till 31st August, 2016…

IFA Arts Practice programme

India Foundation for the Arts (IFA) is inviting proposals under its Arts Practice programme for the year 2016-2017. The Arts Practice programme supports critical practice in the arts. It encourages practitioners working across artistic disciplines to question existing notions through their practice. The programme seeks to establish a culture where…

Visiting Artists Program of Harvard University South Asia

The Program welcomes applications from emerging artists in South Asia to come to Harvard University to participate in interdisciplinary discourse with students and faculty on global issues relevant to South Asia. About: The Harvard University South Asia Institute’s Arts Program serves as a resource across all disciplines to explore critical issues of…

Request for Proposals under Arts Research Programme

India Foundation for the Arts announces Request for Proposals under Arts Research Programme We are inviting proposals under our Arts Research programme from researchers and practitioners who are interested in undertaking research projects that could investigate marginalised or relatively unexplored areas; who intend to create spaces for dialogue between theory…

the spirit of Neelanjani rises again

from Audrey: Here's the follow up, Neelanjani Friends! TO ALL VISUAL ARTISTS INTERESTED IN OUR MUTUAL CONCERNS You are invited to participate in a pot luck supper at Creativity on August 12, Thurs. at 6:30. The Spirit of Neelanjani rises again! I will send a reminder closer to the time…

UK – India 2017 Digital Open Call

from British Council: UK – India 2017 Digital Open Call In 2017, the UK and India will celebrate a major bilateral year of cultural exchange. India and the UK have a long and rich history. The India – UK Year will enrich relationships at all levels of society, their institutions…

AVFF 2017 – call for logo design

from Auroville Film Festival: Preparations for our next film festival in 2017 have begun. We moved the festival dates to December for 2017, so we more likely can enjoy outdoor screenings without rain disturbances. The 5th Auroville Film Festival will take place December 15 – 22, 2017. Now a logo…

1st Chennai Street Art Festival – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Chennai presents Conquer the concrete – 1st Chennai Street Art Festival in cooperation with Chennai City Connect CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Deadline: 18.12.2014   Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Chennai & Chennai City Connect with other partners are organizing CONQUER THE CONCRETE – 1st Chennai Street…