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Call for proposals, 2014 Program: Project Anywhere

Project Anywhere is an expanded exhibition model encompassing the entire globe (and beyond) in which the role of curator is replaced with the type of peer review model typically endorsed by a refereed journal.

Rhenania Art Prize Open Call for Entries

For the third time the Kunstverein Bayenwerft Kunsthaus Rhenania e.V. is able to award the Rhenania Art Prize, in the time frame of the Art Festival STROM (5 - 8 September 2013).

Call for Entries: Animation Artist in Residence in Tokyo

This project, organized by the Agency for Cultural Affairs (Bunka-cho / Government of Japan), is an artist in residence program which aims to provide three outstanding young animation artists from around the world with an opportunity to come to Tokyo and create new works while directly interacting with Japanese animation culture. In doing so, we aim to promote both the creation of excellent works of animation and a better understanding of Japanese culture.

apexart Franchise Program 2014-15 Season Submission

Exploring another boundary between art and business

Unsolicited Proposal Program Open Call 2014-15 Season Submission

apexart's Unsolicited Proposal Program is an opportunity for anyone, from anywhere, to submit a proposal for an idea-based exhibition at apexart.

Panel Discussion - Developing Characters: Contending Cultures & Creative Commerce in a South African  Photography Studio

To University of Johannesburg’s Research Centre, Visual Identities in Art and Design, will host a panel discussion as accompany to The exhibition ‘Developing Characters: Contending Cultures & Creative Commerce in a South African Photography Studio’, curated by Dr Steven Dubin.

Public Forum: The Revised White Paper on Arts, Culture and Heritage

Notice is hereby given of a public forum to consider responses to the Revised White Paper on Arts, Culture and Heritage:

!Kauru 2013: Invitation for Round Table

!KAURU African Contemporary Art Touring Exhibition

Applications Call: PROJECTS Scholarships  for Young Artists - Germany

The state of Lower Saxony and the Braunschweig University of Art announce scholarships for the year 2013/14.

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