Artists & Creatives
COVID-19 Recovery Resource Platform

Artists & Creatives
COVID-19 Recovery Resource Platform


Art, now more than ever: Strategic Plan 2021-26

The Canada Council for the Arts strategic plans outline the organization’s direction for strengthening the arts sectors’ capacity and its impact on the public. This strategic plan was written during a pandemic that will forever change the lives
of hundreds of millions of people around the world.

Open Call for the tri-continental project «Quilombo»

SALTS (CH) and Waza art center Lubumbashi (DR Congo), with Lago Mio Lugano artist residency (CH), are delighted to announce the coalition-based project «Quilombo», comprising an exhibition, a three-month residency in two Swiss cities, and a catalog. «Quilombo» is presented in collaboration with Culturescapes 2021 Amazonia.

Open Call for Ideas – Rehearsing (for) the Future

In Rehearsing (for) the Future, artists self-identified as Asian wherever they are based as individuals, collectives or Asian-and-non-Asian mixed groups are invited to propose research-based ideas that respond to our times in a post-COVID-19 context and imagine the future that the artists would like to shape and contribute.

Amplify Music 2021

Amplify Music is “bringing the band back together” to explore where local and global music communities are going for 2021 and beyond.

Actor Daily Quarantine Newsletter

In response to Covid-19 and the desire to help the actor community, on March 19th 2020, actress Jenna Doolittle started a newsletter and sent it to 36 friends. It has since grown! The newsletter has free and low cost recommendations for actors about open calls, classes, seminars, live events and much more.

COVID-19 Information for Producers

Here you will find safe and sanitary procedures that have been developed over months of collaboration with producers and work with Dr. David Michaels, former head of OSHA during the Obama Administration and member of President Biden’s Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board, on establishing safe and sanitary procedures for theatrical work during COVID-19.

2021 Uprise Grant Fund

Acknowledging the disproportionate effects the pandemic and racial terror have had on storytellers of color and other systematically marginalized groups, Sundance Institute’s goal is to provide financial support at key moments in an artist’s career by supporting their personal livelihoods and creative projects. Sundance Institute is pleased to announce the launch of the Uprise Grant Fund.

Raul Midón: Creative Adaptation and Covid-19

Award winning host, author and journalist Laura Flanders interviews forward-thinking people from the world of politics, business, culture and social movements in her series “forward thinking on Covid-19”. In this episode she interviews musician Raul Midón.

Funding for Online Performances by Nova Scotians

To help the performing arts sector adapt to the ongoing impact of COVID-19 and the restrictions that are keeping people safe, the province is investing $150,000 in Light House Go!, a new on-demand streaming service dedicated to providing Nova Scotia content.

Taking the Temperature: report and survey

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the British Council in India in partnership with FICCI and The Art X Company launched the Taking the Temperature survey to track the impact of Covid-19 on India’s creative economy, gathering responses from creative professionals, arts companies, sector support organisations, policy-makers, and funders.

British Council Unlimited Micro Awards

With physical travel for artists still at a standstill, it’s time to reimagine international ways of working. The British Council and Unlimited are partnering up to support pairings of disabled artists and collectives in the UK with those in selected countries to develop creative connections through small shared online work collaborations. The aim is to ensure that funds continue to flow to artists and artistic global ambition remains high during this time of global pandemic.

Asia Connection: Producers Camp 2021

The National Theater & Concert Hall (NTCH) seeks to join hands with cultural institutions from elsewhere in the Asia-Pacific region, including the Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay , the National Theater of Korea and the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre. This will develop regional productions and professional producers, so building a powerful Asian creative network through art.

Museums Without Walls Virtual Residency Programme

Museums Without Walls is seeking proposals for its virtual reality residency program. Amidst the global pandemic, the project invites us to examine how art institutions operate, both within and without their physical buildings, as systems for representation and discourse.