Sector: Artistic crafts

Cooperation opportunities

Comic Art Europe | Summer Camp

Driven by Comic Art Europe and coordinated by Escola Joso Barcelona, this Summer Camp project seeks to help young creators take a major step towards becoming professional, receiving invaluable training in aspects of the comic industry that an academic or self-taught education tends not to take into account and that the profession demands.

Events

Art Markets in the New Reality | Workshop

A look at the innovative ways that market organizers, artists, and makers have adapted to the new socially-distanced reality, organized by Massachusetts College Of Art And Design.

EU response

Comic Art Europe | The Open Call

As nations struggle, in the midst of a global pandemic, Comic Art Europe calls for artists from all European countries including the UK, EEA countries, Serbia and Switzerland.

Funding

Apply for #VACMAScotland funding

In place of usual VACMA awards this year fixed bursaries are available in recognition of the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 on individual artists and makers.

Stories / Good practices

Lockdown Special Videos by Art Doctors

A collection of 15 Lockdown Special films that are a mixture of silliness in the face of a crisis, creative activities that could be tried out at home, and sometimes an attempt to make art.

Stories / Good practices

HARP Covid-19 Sprint

The HARP Covid-19 Sprint was a time-limited, experimental innovation project, based in Wales. The aim was to inspire and support arts and health professionals to develop new creative activities that could help to mitigate some of the
negative impacts of the pandemic on peoples’ health and wellbeing.

Cooperation opportunities

Join the Artist

Join the Artist is the online platform that enables artists, practising any artistic discipline, to get in contact with their fans through DIY events, exhibitions and workshops, organized by the artists, on site or online.

Stories / Good practices

Mask Sign

Mask Sign is a project that was born with the intention of collectively combining knowledge, energy and helping each other and society as a whole during the health crisis.

Events

Getting creative with paper monuments in times of confinement

To celebrate this year’s International Day for Monuments and Sites, the UNESCO Chair in cooperation with the ERA Chair on Digital Cultural Heritage at the Cyprus University of Technology and the Perrevia Network in Greece launch a Panhellenic social media campaign to promote cultural heritage in the current COVID-19 period.

Stories / Good practices

A Creative Hub program

The Creative Hub program comes to support the creative industries by giving a space for creative content which can be appreciated as well by parents and children that look to spend their free time with creative ideas.

Organisations and initiatives

Makery media for labs

Makery is an online information media newsletter, website, social networks) for DiYers and creative communities founded by Digital Art International in June 2014.

makerscovid.paris

The Makers x Covid Paris is one of the initiatives that have sprung up due to COVID19 emergency and in order to contribute to the dealing of the lack of sanitary equipment.

Covid-Initiatives Platform

Makers against Covid The Covid-Initiatives platform draws an inventory of initiatives from the civil society to help fight the Covid-19 pandemic. Many citizens have started mobilizing

Makers x Covid Paris

Makery relays voices from fabrication spaces federated around the collective Makers x Covid Paris. They tell the story of how they mobilized and organized to

Funding

Artist Relief Tree

Artist Relief Tree is an initiative that supports artists -specifically freelance artists- in need, during the current global health crisis by collecting donations of those