AMP connects artists and behind-the-scenes collaborators of all genres, including musicians, painters, performance artists, writers, dancers, and many more, with resources, opportunities, and personal connections. Many AMPers also provide free temporary lodging for other members. With thousands of members in 86 countries, AMP enthusiastically and energetically builds bridges between artists, audiences, and producers through our website, as well as at AMP-hosted parties and multimedia events worldwide. AMP is free to join. The only 'cost' is your energy and enthusiasm in building a global artistic community and helping fellow artists.
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Competition invites photos reflecting on modern feminism

The European Women's Lobby (EWL) is seeking photos which expose the visions of young women (under 40 yearsold ) and their world to a competition. Participants must live in a country of the European Union or a candidate member country. Deadline: June 30.

The competition seeks images that make a creative and powerful statement on the theme "My World: Visions of 21st Century Feminism."

The competition aims to encourage young women to think about the concept of feminism and what it means today and create an exhibition which highlights how feminism is still relevant to a new generation of women.

A clear description of the photograph must be included with each entry.

For more information, e-mail or

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Refugee film competition open for young filmmakers (deadline May 30)

Young filmmakers from around the world are invited to participate in a film competition that reflects on the theme "Will we meet?" Deadline to apply: May 30.

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is hosting the competition for World Refugee Day, June 20.

An event marking the occasion will screen all prize-winning films. Contestants must be under 26 years of age and their films must run between one and five minutes.

Applicants should submit their films to a UNRWA field office. THe First place prize winner will receive US$1,500. Second and Third place winners will take home US$1,000 and US$500, respectively.

For more information, click here.

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Communication, graphic design students invited to enter contest

Ibero-American university students who focus on audiovisual production and graphic design can submit works on gender equality to a competition. Deadline: May 28.

Contestants can register individually or in teams of five for the audiovisual category. The poster category will accept works made by up to two people; works must carry a social message.

Materials must be in Spanish or in a native Latin American language with a translation to Spanish.

Registration is free and can be done here (in Spanish).

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Funding, screening and publicity available to documentary filmmakers in developing countries

Documentarians from developing countries can apply for grants through the Jan Vrijman Fund , part of the International Film Documentary Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA). Submission deadline: May 15.

In addition to receiving grants, selected documentaries may be promoted and shown at IDFA, from November 13 to 28.

Films must also be produced by a company attached or affiliated with a project or organization in the developing countries listed here.:

For more information or to apply, visit the IDFA website.

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Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp seeks curator

The Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp (M HKA) is looking for a curator, organizer and researcher who will help to expand and strengthen M HKA's international horizons.

Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp
Leuvenstraat 32
2000 Antwerp

M HKA is one of eight cultural institutions funded by the Flemish community. It has developed an integral program focusing on the breadth of visual culture, with a focus on contemporary art and film. Its ambition is to present itself locally, nationally and internationally as an open house and meeting place for art and its audiences.


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Spark Festival of Electronic Music and Arts 2010 call for works (deadline May 1)

For one week each year, the Spark Festival of Electronic Music and
Arts gathers creators and performers of new media arts from around the
world to the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, USA to showcase
their work to the public.
The Spark Festival was founded by composer Doug Geers seven years ago.
Now in its eighth year, the Spark Festival showcases groundbreaking
works of music, art, theater, and dance that feature use of new
technologies. Spark invites submissions of art, dance, theater, and
music works incorporating new media, including electroacoustic concert
music, experimental electronica, theatrical and dance works,
installations, kinetic sculpture, artbots, video, and other non-

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NABROAD: Norwegian Artists Abroad (magazine, symposium)

NABROAD: Norwegian Artists Abroad

NABROAD MAG- Deadline:
30. May 2010

30. July 2010

NABROAD MAG is launching August 2010. The first issue will feature Norwegian Artists Abroad who challenge the understanding of geographical belonging and explore narratives of nature and geographical boundaries.

The MAG will host an editor, writer and designer in residence and feature works by Norwegian Artists Abroad, through image and text it will symbolise the phenomena of NEW Norwegian art made abroad.

MAG is collaborating with established artists, writers and organisations as well as up and coming artists and students.

NABROAD wants to hear from freelance writers, artists and designers.

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International Theatre Workshop Spring 2010

International Theatre Workshop

Welcome to the International Theatre Workshop!

Organized by International Theatre Lab (ITL), Norway in collaboration with Bulgarian Theatre institutions. The event is part of ITL’s Research Program for exploration of methods to the actor’s training, as practised by a variety of world theatre traditions.

Date: May 29 - June 12 2010
Location: Obzor, Bulgaria
Participants: Actors, dancers, students and teachers of theatre, performers of any background.

Hosted in the idyllic setting of a seaside resort where The Balkan Mountains meet the Black Sea coastline, this worldwide gathering offers a unique opportunity to recharge your creative batteries, broaden your skill set, and learn new training techniques with some of Bulgaria’s top masters in the field.

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International Theatre Workshop

International Theatre Workshop
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