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May 1, 2020

Emergency Grants and Relief for Artists During COVID-19

Emergency Grants and Relief for Artists During COVID-19

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, North America has quickly emerged as the global epicenter of the crisis, with more than one million reported infections and over 60,000 coronavirus related deaths in the US alone. In the midst of gross federal mismanagement and negligence, gangster rule, civil unrest and protests, an overwhelmed health care system, xenophobia, racial violence and mas…

March 20, 2020

ArtsEverywhere Call for Submissions

ArtsEverywhere Call for Submissions

ArtsEverywhere invites writers and artists to submit proposals for visual art (photography, drawing, illustration, video) or narrative storytelling projects (articles, editorials, reflections, dispatches) that explore the concept of quarantine. The COVID-19 pandemic has already deeply disrupted our social and cultural structures and wrought unimaginable damage on the global economy. Mass lay-of…

March 6, 2020

Call for posters! NYC Women’s Strike 2020!

Call for posters! NYC Women’s Strike 2020!

On March 8th, the Women’s Strike NYC will be out in the streets reclaiming the anti-capitalist roots of International Working Women’s Day and highlighting some of the major struggles at the crossroads of feminist and labor organizing: from the decimation of basic social safety nets, particularly insidious in working class communities of color, to the ways in which both care work…

February 14, 2020

Results of the Fay Chiang Fellowship in Artistic Journalism

Results of the Fay Chiang Fellowship in Artistic Journalism

ArtsEverywhere is thrilled to announce Laeila Adjovi as the inaugural Fay Chiang Fellow in Artistic Journalism. Laeila was selected out of pool of 133 extraordinary submissions from 40 countries. Based in Senegal, Laeila will spend the year working on an on-going multimedia investigation of the transmigration of Yoruba mythologies from Benin and Nigeria to Cuba, with a historical focus on the E…

February 3, 2020

ArtsEverywhere Call for Submissions

ArtsEverywhere Call for Submissions

The ArtsEverywhere Editorial Team invites submissions from artists, journalists, and activists whose work explores the fault lines of modern society—urgent social, political, and/or economic issues affecting communities around the world—through the focused lens of the arts and culture.
We are looking for creative journalistic work that takes a deep-dive look at underrepresented locati…

January 3, 2020

Visit the 2020 ArtsEverywhere Festival!

Visit the 2020 ArtsEverywhere Festival!

The 2020 ArtsEverywhere Festival program is online now! From January 22 to 26 over twenty international and Canadian artists, performers, and activists will come to Guelph to present a range of art, music, dance, ideas, and workshops.
This year’s program includes acclaimed painter Eric Fischl, cultural activist Khaled Barakeh, spoken word artist Taqralik Partridge, access activist J…

October 3, 2019

Apply for the ArtsEverywhere Fellowship for Artistic Journalism

Apply for the ArtsEverywhere Fellowship for Artistic Journalism

Overview:
The ArtsEverywhere Fellowship for Artistic Journalism is a year-long program of support for any individual artist/journalist/writer/musician/producer/collective, whose work exhibits a commitment to integrating creative practice with rigorous journalistic research, writing and multimedia production.
The fellowship will be a continuation of a line of inquiry and body of work…

May 25, 2019

Join the Nature of Cities Summit in Paris

Join the Nature of Cities Summit in Paris

THE NATURE OF CITIES is hosting a first-ever gathering—The TNOC Summit—of the Nature of Cities community in Paris, France 4-7 June 2019!
The TNOC Summit is a unique opportunity to participate in a transdisciplinary and collaborative vision for city-making. An opportunity to engage and exchange with participants from many nations. It is only through collaboration that we can make an im…

November 22, 2018

2019 ArtsEverywhere Festival Program announced!

2019 ArtsEverywhere Festival Program announced!

Welcome to the ArtsEverywhere Festival 2019 where art, ideas, politics, and community spirit thrive! Over four days — January 24 to 27 — the festival offers lectures, conversations, music, artistic performances, circle gatherings, literary readings, and art exhibitions. All of this takes place on the ancestral and treaty lands of the Mississaugas of the Credit, as well as the Haudenosaunee …

November 3, 2018

RBC Presents: The Walrus Talks | The Future of the Arts

RBC Presents: The Walrus Talks | The Future of the Arts

Join The Walrus for a showcase of the writers, performers, musicians, and thinkers that are defining Canada’s artistic future.
Featuring:
Lido Pimienta, artist
Wanda Nanibush, curator of Indigenous Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario
Shary Boyle, contemporary visual artist
Adam Paolozza, artistic director, Bad New Days
Noor Naga, poet and novelist
Menon…

August 1, 2018

Dominique Jackson of Pose interviewed by Michael Roberson

Dominique Jackson of Pose interviewed by Michael Roberson

As part of Kansas City, Missouri’s Black Pride, Blaqout presents a conversation with Dominique Jackson of the FX TV series Pose. This event is curated by Michael Roberson, and will take place at the Ewing M Kauffman Foundation on August 10th at 2pm.

Submit to the Dictionary of the Queer International

Submit to the Dictionary of the Queer International

The Dictionary of the Queer International will be a collection of words and phrases from different local queer languages from around the world. This dictionary proposes the concept of a queer language of “internationalist universality” as opposed to “neoliberal globalization” and a vision of an international queer language of multi-locality and horizontality. Dictionary of the Queer Int…

July 1, 2018

Politics of Dissonance Festival

Politics of Dissonance Festival

Brexit, Trump, a realignment of power from East to West, a new proposal for globalisation led by China, the return of political extremism to mainstream European politics—these are all elements of discord, of a dissonant reckoning between the world we once envisaged, full of certainty, and a world that is becoming and which we cannot yet name.
Conceived by curator Mike Watson, Politics o…

June 23, 2018

Participate in Chto Delat’s Summer School

Participate in Chto Delat’s Summer School

OPEN CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS
Summer school and learning play.
Go and stop the progress!
Focusing on the issues of progress/acceleration and counter-modernity.
07.08.-17.08.2018, @Vierte Welt, Berlin, Germany
Initiated by the collective Chto Delat in partnership with Vierte Welt, Berlin
see also here: https://chtodelat.org/…/open-call-participants-summer-sch…

June 21, 2018

Families United 4 Justice Network Gathering Conference

Families United 4 Justice Network Gathering Conference

ArtsEverywhere is a proud supporter of Families United 4 Justice and the Forced Trajectory Project. Together we will produce a series of personal narratives by family members affected by police killing, a small effort to create counter-narratives to those established by the media in collusion with law enforcement.
FU4J’s network gathering is taking place this weekend, June 28-July …

June 12, 2018

What’s there to learn: Self-Education for Self-Educators

What’s there to learn: Self-Education for Self-Educators

Free Home University and Musagetes are delighted to announce:
What’s there to learn: Self-Education for Self-Educators
An (im)practical conference, a convivial residency,
A common_home_kitchen_library_school_farm_mural_song_struggle
An aleatoric exhibition, a book launch, a football tournament, a walk to the sea
(and other exercises on the occasion of five ye…

June 11, 2018

Shelter City Initiative for Human Rights Defenders

Shelter City Initiative for Human Rights Defenders

Justice and Peace is launching a new call for Human Rights Defenders to participate in the Shelter City Initiative.
The Shelter City Initiative offers human rights defenders (HRDs) a possibility for rest and respite by letting them escape temporarily from a threatening situation. The term HRD is intended to refer to the broad range of activists, journalists, scholars, writers, artists, po…

May 14, 2018

Call for Applicants: Mentoring Program in Performing and Literary Arts

Call for Applicants: Mentoring Program in Performing and Literary Arts

Call for Applicants from the New York Foundation for the Arts
Deadline: Monday, May 14, 2018
The Mentoring Program in Performing and Literary Arts pairs immigrant artists working in the performing and literary arts, with artist mentors who provide one-on-one support, guiding participants to achieve specific goals to sustain their art practice, while navigating different cultural pe…

May 7, 2018

How to Play Your World Contest winner!

How to Play Your World Contest winner!

PS Guelph, ArtsEverywhere.ca, and the Canadian Music Centre are excited to announce the winner of the How To Play Your World Contest! After tallying all of the scores, the first place prize goes to the The Da Vinci Program based at the Arboretum in Guelph! As the winners they will receive an exclusive workshop with author, educator, and musician Richard Marsella for their students, and $3000 to…

April 15, 2018

Call for Nominations: Protective Fellowship Scheme for Human Rights Defenders

Call for Nominations: Protective Fellowship Scheme for Human Rights Defenders

The Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York is opening a new Call for Nominations for the Protective Fellowship Scheme for Human Rights Defenders at Risk. The Centre is planning to host up to eight defenders who are expected to stay in York for 3-6 months. New Fellows are expected to start in York in mid-September 2018 or in special circumstances in early January 2019….

Nature of Cities Short Story Contest

Nature of Cities Short Story Contest

We aspire to future green cities around the globe—cities that are resilient, sustainable, livable, and just. What does this mean?
Let’s imagine. What are the stories of people and nature in cities in 2099? What will cities be like to live in? Are they lush and green, verdant and biodiverse? What will cities look like; be made of? How will they be designed and powered? Will they be tal…

February 9, 2018

Journey to Black Liberation Symposium

Journey to Black Liberation Symposium

The Journey to Black Liberation Symposium is a follow-up of learnings from the Black Love Matters 2017 Un-Conference at York University. The focus of the JTBL symposium is not just to bear witness to oppression and injustice, but it is to create a cross-borders network of Black activists, academics and other stakeholders looking at sharing ideas, strategizing, educating each other, and communit…

February 2, 2018

<em>Back to the Sandbox</em> exhibition on now

Back to the Sandbox exhibition on now

Back to the Sandbox: Art and Radical Pedagogy brings together an international group of artists who ask radical questions about the nature and significance of education in contemporary society. Ideas about democracy, creativity, and transdisciplinarity are examined along with ideas of freedom and equality and the institutional heritage of discipline and control. The aim is not only to dra…

January 18, 2018

2018 ArtsEverywhere Festival Program

2018 ArtsEverywhere Festival Program

Another exciting edition of the ArtsEverywhere Festival is set to begin on January 18th in Guelph, Ontario! This four day festival of ideas will again feature conversations and performances from a wide array of artists, activists, and academics, including Joseph Heath, Michael Roberson, and Shelley Niro. A special performance on Saturday night will showcase the artistry of Dong-Won Kim and Il-D…

December 29, 2017

Call for contributions: IETM Fresh Perspectives on Freedom of Expression & Censorship

Call for contributions: IETM Fresh Perspectives on Freedom of Expression & Censorship

In partnership with Arts Everywhere, we are producing a new publication of the Fresh Perspectives series on the topic of freedom of expression. The author is artist and human rights activist Sidd Joag. Submit Contribution