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Events

Office hours Corona crisis: Aids for arts, culture, creatives

Are you a Berlin-based freelancer, self-employed or own a small business in arts, culture or the creative industries? In order to give you orientation in the daily changing situation and to guide you through the jungle of the measures in place, Creative City Berlin offers regular info sessions online.

Organisations and initiatives

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.

Funding

Recovery support for the creative sector

In response to the significant impact the pandemic has had on businesses and individuals working in the creative industries, the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) is launching a new business support programme and grant fund for the cultural and creative sectors, as part of its Regional Recovery Plan.

Organisations and initiatives

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.

Organisations and initiatives

Bottom-up Leadership

This Trans Europe Halles call aims at helping their members to retain activity in their centers and boosting local communities and their interactions.

Organisations and initiatives

Open Call Residency Habitación

In the framework of the European project Who Cares? Centro Huarte offers an international residency program for two or more artists that will take place from September 1 to October 24, 2021.

Organisations and initiatives

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.

Events

MOVE IT #1 (Digital) Networking

Kulturförderpunkt Berlin’s first edition of “MOVE IT” is dedicated to a challenge that already existed before the Corona crisis, but has become more prominent as a result of it: How to network internationally? An international network is particularly relevant for artists and cultural professionals who aspire to transcultural, cross-border, or international projects.

EU response

Research4Committees Study

The Situation of Artists and Cultural Workers and the post-COVID-19 Cultural Recovery in the European Union – Background analysis.

Funding

Scotland’s Creative Digital Initiative

A new £1 million digital support programme for creative and cultural businesses has launched.
The Creative Digital Initiative will help the sector develop digital capabilities in response to the limitations imposed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Advocacy Initiatives

Secure a future for cultural life in Europe | Open Letter

Following the open letter published by more than 110 pan-European networks on 30 October 2020 “Make culture central in the EU recovery”, the group comes together again to reiterate their call to the national governments and the European Commission.

Events

Rebuilding Europe: what happens next?

This is a follow-up event to the release of the GESACxEY study entitled Rebuilding Europe: The cultural and creative economy before and after the COVID-19 crisis.

Funding

Extra support for cultural and creative businesses

The West of England Combined Authority (WECA) is launching a new business support programme for businesses and individuals working in the creative industries, as part of its Regional Recovery Plan.

The programme is aimed at small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) working in the creative industries, including creative freelancers, that require support as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.