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Artist Relief Funds

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Prizes and Awards

2020 UOB Art in Ink Awards

Deadline: September 30, 2020

With 2020 being a challenging year for communities around the world, including Hong Kong, the Bank has chosen ‘Solidarity’ as the theme for this year’s Awards. UOB is encouraging artists to draw on the emotions and actions of people to overcome COVID-19-related adversities as their inspiration. 

The 2020 UOB Art in Ink Awards is open to Hong Kong residents aged nine or above. Participation is free of charge. Entries will be assessed and selected by an independent panel of judges comprising professional ink artists, art academics, art critics and other art specialists. The judges will be looking for artworks that showcase creativity, originality, technique, quality of work, the interpretation of ink art and the artist’s overall ability.

Winners will receive cash prizes worth more than HK$300,000 in total and opportunities to showcase their winning artworks to the wider community. The winner of the UOB Ink Art of the Year Award, which will be selected among the gold award winners in the open category, will also be eligible for an overseas art residency. The winner of the Most Promising Artist of the Year Award will receive a bespoke ink art course to be conducted by a renowned ink artist.

For more information and details on how to apply, click here.

Foundwork Artist Prize

Deadline: October 15, 2020

Awarded annually to support outstanding artistic practice, the Foundwork Artist Prize includes an unrestricted USD 10,000 grant and studio visits with each of the distinguished jurors. The honoree and three short-listed artists are also featured in interviews as part of our Dialogues program. Artists will need to sign up and create a profile on Foundwork by October 15th to be considered for the 2020 Prize.

Please visit our FAQ for further instructions.

Arte Laguna Prize 15

Venice, Italy

Deadline: Works can be uploaded or modified even later, until November 27, 2020.

Arte Laguna Prize – internationally recognized competition dedicated to contemporary art in all its formats – painting, sculpture and installation, photography, performance, video art and short movies, digital art, land, urban and street art, digital graphics and cartoon, design – opens the pre-applications to the 15th edition.
Each season involves international galleries, art-residences, businesses and hi-profile jurors from best art-institutions. Since last year, the artelaguna.world web portal gives visibility to all participants. Thanks to the portal, the participants can publish their works for free and share the page in their channels.

EXHIBITION AT THE ARSENALE NORD IN VENICE:
The works of the finalist artists of the 15th edition will be exhibited at the Arsenale in Venice from March 13th to April 5th 2021. The 15th edition’s event will be extraordinary, because it will also include the works of the 14th edition.
The event will be set up in an even larger space, over 4000 sqm, with more than 200 works on display and a total of 70,000 Euros cash prizes.

For more information, click here. For the application form, click here.

Open Calls

CUE Art Foundation’s Art Critic Mentoring Program

Deadline: October 5, 2020

We are currently looking for writers in the Tulsa, OK, and NYC areas to write an essay on Miatta Kawinzi’s upcoming exhibition at CUE, on view April 8 – May 12, 2021. 
Co-presented with AICA USA (US section of International Association of Art Critics), the Art Critic Mentoring program provides seven writers annually with the opportunity to work with an established art critic appointed by AICA to compose a long-form critical essay on one of CUE’s exhibiting artists. Over the course of two months, each writer conducts studio visits with an exhibiting artist and composes a long-form critical essay, which will be published by CUE in a printed exhibition catalogue and online. The program is open to writers of any age in the early stages of their careers. The writer selection process consists of a nomination and open call hybrid. Writers are awarded a $510 honorarium. To read past essays, browse the archive.

To apply for the program, consult the submission guidelines and application form here.

Sharjah Art Foundation’s 2020 FOCAL POINT Publishing Grant

Deadline: October 10, 2020

Sharjah Art Foundation announces an open call for the second edition of the FOCAL POINT Publishing Grant, which will support one or more art historical research projects on global modernism that focus on artists, practices and/or theoretical content produced in the MEASA (Middle East, Africa and South Asia) region during the post-war period. For this cycle, the Foundation invites proposals for publications in the categories of long-form essays of approximately 7,500-12,500 words, or reproductions of critical historical texts/small publications that have been out of print for at least 10 years.

Grant monies should be used towards research and fee-based activities like image licensing, documentation and editing. In addition to providing funding, Sharjah Art Foundation will publish the text on its own publishing platform and offer design and printing support.

To download and view application guidelines please click here

ArtHouse Jersey Virtual Retreat 

Deadline: October 12, 2020

ArtHouse Jersey is seeking established and emerging artists from all backgrounds and practices to apply for an inspiring five days of creative workshops facilitated remotely by Sue Hill (Wildworks, Eden Project). This new virtual retreat will support artists to re-engage with their practice and explore new approaches to making work, particularly in light of the challenges associated with the pandemic. The program runs from November 17 to November 21, 2020.

Artists will be required to commit approximately five hours a day to the retreat although not all of this will be contact time with the facilitation team. The retreat will utilise digital platforms such as Zoom to scaffold communication but there will be lots of time dedicated to practically making work, exploring your local environment and getting your hands dirty.

To download and view application guidelines please click here

Experimenter Co-Operative Art Generation Fund

Deadline: Awarded throughout the year.

Generator is a co-operative art production fund created by Experimenter in collaboration with its artists and friends. The fund will award several production bursaries of varying amounts through the year towards the realisation of artists’ projects. 
 

Open to all visual artists, irrespective of medium of practice. There are no limitations concerning age, region or provenance of the applicant. 
 
If you are a visual artist and have a project that needs a stimulus of funds for completion or need seed funding or basic financial support that will help you continue your practice, please see the link below and apply online. 
 

To download and view application guidelines please click here

For further information, please write to admin@experimenter.in.

Experimenter Labs | Black Box

Deadline: continuous

Experimenter Labs announces an open call for Black Box, its online platform for interdisciplinary digital projects. Projects may employ a wide thematic approach and will be live for up to four weeks on Experimenter’s website or an alternate website basis the proposal. Black Box projects will be presented online and may exist onsite as well.
 
Black Box furthers Experimenter’s interest in multi-disciplinarian practices, enabling new online experiences and reaching wider audiences. Experimenter will award a production budget to each project. Projects are envisaged to be interactive, participatory, aggregative, dynamic or static. Applications to Black Box are open to practitioners engaged in visual arts, film, photography, sound, performance, theatre, dance, music and other disciplines. Interdisciplinary applications are encouraged. Mediums including, but not limited to, public access data resources, notations, journals, scores, databases, online exhibitions of text, images, audio, video and found material can be incorporated in the proposal.
 
Project proposals should clearly indicate the intent, concept and context and may include new works, existing works, proposals, commissions, coordinated events, texts and notations. Single projects may be inter-related topically while also presented and straddling diverse mediums and forms. Project proposals must accompany text, renderings, URLs and/or visualizations.

Please email applications to admin@experimenter.in
Subject: Experimenter Labs | Black Box | Applicant Name
Files above 3 MB must be sent as a single URL or an online document.

For further information, please write to admin@experimenter.in

Residencies

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Job Listings

Deputy Director, Para Site

Hong Kong

Deadline: September 23, 2020

Para Site, Hong Kong’s leading contemporary art institution and one of the oldest and most active independent centres in Asia, is seeking a Deputy Director, following the departure in December of Claire Shea, the current holder of the position.

Together with the Executive Director/Curator, the Deputy Director works towards the development of Para Site, with a focus on fundraising, external communications, personnel, and developing strategic partnerships. As with every team member at Para Site, there is also an open door towards conceiving and curating projects.

For more information click here.

Applications should be submitted by email to recruitment@para-site.art by 10:00 AM (HKT), Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Only selected applicants will be contacted. Submissions must be made in English.

Project Manager / Assistant Curator, Para Site

Hong Kong

Deadline: September 23, 10am HKT

Assists the team in executing the ongoing projects at Para Site and providing primary support in production, coordination, planning, and execution.

High proficiency in spoken and written Cantonese and English is essential.

Interested parties please send full resume with expected salary and available start date via email to recruitment@para-site.art by 10:00 AM (HKT), Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Only selected applicants will be contacted. Submissions must be made in English.

For more information click here.

Programs Coordinator

Beirut

Deadline: October 10, 2020

Start date: November 1, 2020

We are seeking a Programs Coordinator to join the Beirut Art Center team.

Beirut Art Center has expanded its program to include residencies, publications, project spaces, and collective initiatives to address current and on-going political, economic, and ecological issues. Candidates must have an interest in BAC’s program direction and in working within various disciplines and with multiple associates. They should be able to rethink formats and reconfigure strategies according to an ever-changing context. We are looking for instigators and facilitators to help generate paths for discussions, creativity, collaborations, and productivity.

BAC is seeking motivated candidates who can provide insight and efficiency to short- and long -term multi-disciplinary projects. The position entails working closely with the directors and various collaborators to develop and implement projects and programs, as well as coordinating with the BAC team and affiliates.

Click here for more information on the job description and requirements.

Collaborations

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