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Call for 2023 ICCI ART VALLEY PROGRAM Visiting Artists

The open call for the 2023 ICCI ART VALLEY PROGRAM of the USC-SJTU Institute of Cultural and Creative (ICCI) of Shanghai Jiao Tong University will focus on the international group of artists who create and practice art based on comprehensive media materials. In a technocracy, cultural integration, and the rapid development of cross-media practices, contemporary art has developed its tentacles to a broader dimension by relying on the new era context.

Call for Artists and Art Professionals | Interview with Artsy Travels

Hey there art lovers!

Are you an art professional living in a city with a thriving contemporary art scene? We want to hear from you! Artsy Travels is on the hunt for experts in the field to feature in our upcoming series of interviews “Ask a Local”.

We're looking for curators, artists, gallerists, and all-around art enthusiasts who know their city like the back of their hand. You'll be our go-to guide for all things contemporary art, sharing your favorite spots and destinations with our readers. Ask a Local will be published monthly on our website, and is aim at introducing a new city every month through the perspective of a local art professional.

Open Call: Artists as Environmentalists

The Climate Art Collection is a non-profit art foundation that serves as a curation platform for artists who address climate and nature themes in their work.

We welcome submissions from artists worldwide and embrace all art formats. Our objective is to bring climate change and its effects to the attention of a global a audience, including galleries, curators, collectors, and the general public.

Our organization continuously curates submitted artworks and the platform itself for external projects, exhibitions and campaigns in the international art scene, remotely and on site.

We are warmly welcoming digital submissions of your works and look forward to featuring your work.

Artist Open Call - The Gallery Season 3

The Gallery is a new kind of cultural institution without walls that challenges traditional models of viewing art. A major project, The Gallery exhibits contemporary art in public spaces traditionally reserved for advertising, to stimulate debate about the important questions of our time.  

Launching September 2023, Season 3 of The Gallery will continue this mission, inviting artists from around the world to respond to the theme: No But Where Are You Really From? 
“We live in a globalised world of international travel and mass migration. Over the centuries peoples, animals, plants and pathogens have continuously crisscrossed the Earth’s oceans and continents. So, what part does place still play in identity?”  


Improdancefest was first established in 2021 as an independent dance initiative to support dance production, bring together dancers from all over the world and contribute to the theoretical development of dance. The first International Improvisation Dance Festival held in 2021 met with its participants through online platforms. In it’s second year, the festival spread face-to-face all over Istanbul. The festival, which will take place between 22th of September to 2nd of October 2023 this year, invites local and international artists to an open call.

Istanbul Fringe Festival 2023

The 5th edition of Istanbul Fringe will take place from September 16 to 23, 2023. 

Deadline for applications is 19 March 2023.

Istanbul Fringe Festival 2023 will welcome dance, performance, music and theater shows including shows for children as well as workshop proposals. The festival will offer both local and international artists a physical platform to showcase their works. This is a great opportunity for artists to meet and interact between themselves and the audience, exchange ideas while discovering a new artistic network.


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