(No fees:) Open Calls and Residency Programmes in Indonesia for Foreigners

What's better than a basic set of holiday-experiences in Bali together with Russian long-term tourists and Australian retirees? Exploring the not-so-exposed sides of Indonesia through residency programmes and local art opportunities! ART CALLS INDONESIA is at your service with a list of six art- and grant-opportunities from Indonesia, open for foreigners and anyone living inside and outside of Indonesia!

Photo: Ubud Writers and Readers Festival

Photo: Ubud Writers and Readers Festival

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Editor: Marten S.

International Call from Indonesia: Cultural Promotion Residency in Indonesia 

Art practitioners from the fields of performing arts and music are welcomed to register for the Cultural Promotion Residency programme, hosted by the Indonesian Ministry for Arts and Culture. This opportunity provides knowledge exchange with Indonesian art practitioners and the chance to dive into Indonesia’s rich cultural heritage. 

Further details | Deadline: June 3, 2024

Call for performance art projects: Residency programme in Lampung, Indonesia 

Sekolah Seni Tubaba (Tubaba Art School) is calling for applications from international artists for their International Artist Residency Programme at Tubaba Art Festival, 1 July to 5 August 2024 in Tulang Bawang Barat, Lampung province, Indonesia. The programme is looking for five artists, consisting of two dancers, and one each for a musician, children's theater artistic director, and visual artist. 

Resident artists are expected to exchange knowledge and collaborate in the incubation process at Sekolah Seni Tubaba with students and local residents to broaden the community's understanding of art. The residency process may present its final results and become part of Tubaba Art Festival #8: ‘Self and Space: Festivity From The Kitchen.’ The Kitchen is not just a spatial area isolated from guests, but rather an open space for anyone to engage in concocting and cooking each piece of art before it is presented to the public. ‘Festivity from The Kitchen’ is chosen as this year's theme to showcase an inclusive festival. In this kitchen, anyone can participate, share, and process knowledge together, ultimately culminating in a collective celebration.

Incubation process includes: Collaborative Dance Performance with Hybrid Music themed ‘Krakatau: Beyond the Place’; Visual Arts Exhibition; Children's Theater Performance

What is provided: Production budget (max): Collaborative Dance Performance with Hybrid Music: 50,000,000 IDR; Childern's Theater Performance: 30,000,000 IDR; Visual Arts Exhibition: 10,000,000 IDR; Per diem: 320,000 IDR/day; Accommodation: Traditional Lampung house with shared bedrooms and kitchen; Transportation: Round-trip local flight tickets and a car for local mobility.

Further details | Deadline: May 26, 2024

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Habibie Center calls researchers: Submit your thoughts on geopolitical and geoeconomic perspectives in the Indo-Pacific Region

The Habibie Center invites researchers and academicians from across the Indo-Pacific region to submit abstracts on "Dynamics in the Indo-Pacific: Geopolitical and Geoeconomic Perspectives". Three authors with the best papers will be invited on a fully funded trip to present their articles at an international seminar organised by the Habibie Center, scheduled to be held in Jakarta in November 2024.

Apply hereFurther info | Submission deadline: May 26, 2024

Visual arts exhibition on 'modern and fluid masculinity' in Jakarta: Open submission

Art:1, a private museum from Jakarta, invites individual artists and collectives to submit artworks for an upcoming exhibition at their museum. The organizers invite interested artists to explore the theme of ‘New Masculinity’, to see how fluid masculinity has become.

Further details | Deadline: June 10, 2024

Research trip to Indonesia for Curators and Researchers

Orbitals is a programme that takes four curators and arts researchers to an international location to learn about a different artistic context in the Global South and share this knowledge with their communities. During the eight-day guided research trip, the participants meet and share experiences with peers from the art scenes they are visiting.

This year’s edition of Orbitals is scheduled for 1–17 November and will take place in Indonesia. The programme will focus on the question of the economy of art and aims to learn from the different ways in which individuals and groups find the means to pursue their artistic and cultural practices, and how that transforms their personal as well as their community’s lives and livelihoods.

Eligibility criteria: Applicants must be from or living in the Arab world; Applicants must be curators, researchers in a field of contemporary arts, and/or artists whose practice extends into forms of public programming (all disciplines are welcome); Applicants must have at least five years’ professional work experience in a field of contemporary arts, and be able to demonstrate prior experience working on international projects, exchange, or collaboration in their home country or abroad.

The programme covers flight costs, travel insurance, accommodation, per diem and reimburses visa costs.

Further info | Deadline: June 15, 2024

Jogja Asian Film Festival: Open Submission

The 19th edition of the Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival will take place from 30 November to 7 December 2024. Filmmakers from within and outside the country are invited to submit their movie projects and to take part in the festival’s upcoming edition. 

DetailsInstagram | Deadline: July 31, 2024