British Council is offering grants of up to £50,000 for 20 creative climate change-themed commissions from international collaborations in the build up to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) taking place in Glasgow in November 2021.
Peer to Peer: UK/HK is a digital programme and platform encouraging meaningful cultural exchange and forging enduring partnerships between the UK and Hong Kong’s visual arts sectors. The programme is supported by funding from the GREAT Britain Campaign via the Culture Diary and Arts Council England.
The programme launches with an online festival of international exchange and collaboration taking place 11-14 November 2020. Register to join the online sessions here.
British Council is offering grants of up to £50k to support UK arts organisations to collaborate digitally on international projects.
In response to increasing restrictions on global travel due to COVID-19, and rising concerns about the sustainability of face-to-face collaborations, British Council is now looking for new ways to foster international connections.
Thursday 1 October 2020 marks one year to go until Expo 2020 Dubai opens, and you can now visit the UK Pavilion virtually. Take an online walk through the full visitor experience including the wallking route for visitors in person, and the interior spaces such as the Choral Space, where the incredible soundscape will be piped in.
The team behind the UK Pavilion at World Expo Dubai is inviting anyone in the world to contribute to a crowd-sourced musical piece that showcases the sounds of humanity for use as part of the huge world-class installation of the Pavilion.
Wales Arts International, the international agency of the Arts Council of Wales, are inviting tenders to write a roadmap for a research project which will develop a model for measuring the impact of international cultural activity on the goals of the Well-being of Future Generations Act.
More details and application details here. Read a summary and key information below.
British Council is seeking a British or UK-based curator to create and co-produce the next edition of its online-only platform for supporting creativity in digital art, PlayUK. With a focus on new work, proposals should come from individuals or collectives for a programme to showcase, exchange knowledge and share new practices in the process of game-making that connects UK and Western Balkan creatives.
The UK in JAPAN 2019-20 season, a high-profile and ambitious campaign to further strengthen the bilateral relationship and deepen the partnership between the UK and Japan as forward-looking global leaders, was launched in September 2019 after its official announcement when Prime Minister Abe visited the UK in January 2019.
British Council invites proposals from UK consultants and organisations to design and deliver a participatory public innovation process as part of a new programme in partnership with Ministry of Culture Jalisco and British Council Mexico.
Four young artists from the Gulf and the UK have been selected to take part in an international digital residency.
Alexis Maxwell from Merseyside, was chosen alongside Rawan Al-Mahrouqi from Oman, Alaa Tarabzouni from Saudi Arabia and Ellie Niblock from Northern Ireland, for the ConnectME Summer Residency, run by the Arab British Centre in partnership with the British Council for artists aged 18-30.