SHAPE+ platform announces 2024/2025 open call for artists

SHAPE+ platform for innovative music and audiovisual art, co-funded by the European Union, announces a new open call for artist submissions for its next working period: July 15, 2024 – July 14, 2025.

SHAPE+ aims to boost the careers of European artists through collaborative residencies, commissioned artworks andperformances. SHAPE+ artists will be invited to festivals and venues in Europe and beyond, as well as networking and career development events. Combining an open call and a curatorial selection, the participating festivals and venues select a roster of artists to support each year.

The artists chosen for SHAPE+ should be committed to greener forms of travel when such choice is possible, and are expected to participate in collaborative residencies and one-off performances and presentations as well as publicity activities, educational events and artist meet-ups.

Artists can see more detailed eligibility criteria in the application
form.

Deadline: March 31, 2024 23:59 CET

Apply here.

During its third year, the platform will welcome two new member organizations, expanding its list of member festivals and venues to 17. Via the support of the Pro Helvetia foundation, the Swiss festival Full of Lava is poised to join the platform as well. Thus, artists from Switzerland are also eligible for the third year of SHAPE+.

So far, the members are:
MeetFactory, Prague, CZ
Construction Festival, Dnipro, UA
CTM Festival, Berlin, DE
INTONAL, Malmö, SE
Les Siestes Électroniques, Toulouse, FR
musikprotokoll/Österreichischer Rundfunk, Graz, AT
Rokolectiv Festival, Bucharest, RO
schiev, Brussels, BE
Skanu Mežs, Riga, LV
SONICA Festival, Ljubljana, SI
Terraforma, Milan, IT
UH Fest, Budapest, HU
Unsound, Krakow, PL
OUT.FEST, Barreiro, PT
Mutant Radio, Tbilisi, GE

More info: www.shapeplatform.eu

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