Sector: Visual Arts

Cooperation opportunities

OPEN CALL – Prototypes

The Théâtre de Liège is launching a call for 5 grants of €10,000 in order to develop hybrid
and online creative prototypes in the framework of IMPACT (International Meeting in
Performing arts and Creative Technologies).

Cooperation opportunities

Open Call – NEW NOW | Festival for Digital Arts

As part of NEW NOW, the new festival for Digital Arts on Zollverein, is looking for digital works for its Virtual Festival and for artistic-scientific contributions for its conference.

Cooperation opportunities

LIFT Concept Touring

LIFT is launching a commissioning programme for artists to develop concepts for international touring projects with little or no human travel.


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

The New Intimacy – Bodies, Objects and Spaces

Given the current circumstances by Covid-19, ArtEZ looks at what (physical) distance means for the desirable and necessary personal relationships, both in the private and public environment.

Stories / Good practices

Solidarity Sky

Solidarity Sky is a virtual community driven artwork with the aim of bringing people together through sharing personal images of the sky.


In Touch: Online Exhibition

For Being Human 2020 the University of Glasgow is hosting a special online exhibition, co-developed and curated with the charity Deafblind Scotland, that responds creatively to the theme of touch post-COVID19.

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.

Organisations and initiatives

Together Alone | A Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes’ initiative

Through Together Alone open call, The Finnish Institutes’ network seeked artistic proposals related to the state of emergency, radical change, resilience, artistic practice in the future. At the same time the project acts as a documentation of one of the major social upheavals, gives the artists an opportunity to reflect it through their work, rethink ways of outreach and develop new practices.

Stories / Good practices

Take a seat

With Theatres across Scotland sitting empty, festivals postponed and missing audiences – where do the theatre makers go from here?


CulTourIsCapital – Open Call

From February 2020, COVID-19 pandemic has had a severe impact on Europe’s economy, especially on the two
sectors the project is working on – tourism and creative industries. In reaction to such a situation, the TraCEs partnership decided to launch the first edition of the Cultour is Capital Fest, envisioned to become an annual event.

Tools & Resources

Art Reboot Webinars

Arts reboot, a webinar series covering 6 topics addressing the current challenges for arts organisations, providing practical tools that enable participants to shape the current scenario into opportunities for the future.

Tools & Resources

MICAS in Conversations Series

Art critic and curator Rajesh Punj interviews a selection of Maltese and international artists on the involving effect of space on their art practice against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic and its implications.


An art show raising funds to support covid-19 related research at the University of Luxembourg is on at BiL.

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

Literary art Diary

Literary art Diary is a creative initiative that links cultural institutions with creatives to rethink culture as an open space without limits.

Advocacy Initiatives

Art in times of Coronavirus

A project called Žalike2030 was created as an artistic response to the current COVID-19-crisis, out of which an Art Manifesto arose.