There are several projects all over Europe that are promoting support, empowerment and initiatives for the artistic and cultural community. Aveiro 2027 gathered some of those initiatives and shares them with the community:
The city of Plovdiv, European Capital of Culture in 2019, is providing an opportunity for artists from different backgrounds to get to know the city, being able to develop, research and create work there in partnership with local artists and cultural institutions. Applications are due by 20 March. More information here
There is an open call for submissions to the New European Bauhaus Festival, taking place in June. Applications will be accepted for projects, artworks and cultural or social initiatives that present inspiring visions for an inclusive and sustainable future. Applications deadline 7 March
Youth Action Through Art (YATA), in partnership with Art Works For Change, invites young artists, aged 22 and younger, to propose original artworks for “The Future We Create” initiative, a group exhibition reflecting on our future in this era of climate change. YATA is a group of young volunteers, part of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby, which uses art to gain public and political support for climate action. Registration until 15 March
Between May and October 2022 the Affect and Colonialism Web Lab will provide a grant for collaboration between academics and non-academics to develop projects to be presented online, including videos, digital artworks, events, roundtables, talks and other possible formats. Applications are open until March 13th. More information here
The Biosymbiosis – Alvar Aalto Design Seminar will take place on 24th and 25th May. This hybrid initiative will present and discuss innovative solutions in the areas of architecture and design, which serve as references on how to solve today’s global problems. Free registration here.