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Check out our open calls for programs and opportunities that you can apply for! As the list below is not intended to be exhaustive, do write us at artsresourcehub@nac.gov.sg if you have an open call you would like to list here. Open calls in line with Arts Resource Hub's objectives and outcomes will be updated where relevant.

ASEAN Artists Residency Programme 2022

Organised by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

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For this special edition of AARP, the ASEAN Secretariat will partner with Maybank Foundation and Sharjah Art Foundation to support two artists to take part in a residency in Sharjah during EXPO 2020 Dubai in January 2022.

This programme will provide unique career opportunities for ASEAN artists and covers all residency expenses including international and local travel, studio space, exhibition space, public programmes, and other promotional activities for artists while they work in the Sharjah Art Foundation residency spaces.

For more information, please refer to the attached brief:

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Singapore Pavilion Ambassadors Programme 2022

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The 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale 2022) will take place from 23 April to 27 November 2022. Established in 1895, it is the most established international contemporary art event and widely regarded as the most significant. This will be Singapore’s tenth time participating in the Biennale.

The National Arts Council is seeking individuals for the Ambassadors Programme at the Singapore Pavilion. A total of 10 Ambassadors will be selected for the Programme. The exhibition period will be divided into 5 periods of approximately 7 weeks each, with two Ambassadors assigned to each period.

Ambassadors will undertake various duties including providing administrative and technical support at the Singapore Pavilion. They will assist in managing the reception for the Singapore Pavilion, along with the general care and maintenance of the Pavilion. Responsibilities include handling visitor enquiries, distributing brochures and catalogues to visitors, and conducting occasional tours of the exhibition for VIP guests.

Periods:

Batch 1: 18 April 2022 to 1 June 2022 (44 days)

Batch 2: 29 May 2022 to 17 July 2022 (49 days)

Batch 3: 14 July 2022 to 1 September 2022 (49 days)

Batch 4: 29 August 2022 to 17 October 2022 (49 days)

Batch 5: 14 October 2022 to 1 December 2022 (48 days)

The selected Ambassadors will be provided with accommodation, daily stipend and travel insurance from the Council to subsidise travel and living costs and ensure welfare and safety in Venice during their time there.

Ambassadors will be responsible for their own travel to and from Venice, Italy. Additionally, Ambassadors are responsible for their own expenses for quarantine isolation in Venice, as well as COVID-19 tests before and after quarantine isolation, as required by the prevailing guidelines set out for entry in Italy.

Please find the link to the application form here: https://go.gov.sg/sgpavilion22

Useful Links

The following websites provide frequently updated listings of open calls, opportunities and auditions which you might find helpful: 

Arts Equator

This lists available open calls, job postings and other opportunities open to people from Singapore and Southeast Asia.

http://www.artsequator.com/category/lobang

Arts Republic

This lists available open calls across various design and arts disciplines.

https://artsrepublic.sg/events/Category/open-call

ASEF culture360

A platform for international open calls, residencies and more.

https://culture360.asef.org/opportunities/open_calls

Auditions Free

A lot of students post casting calls here, but you can still find some paid jobs. Do be careful to check the validity dates.

https://www.auditionsfree.com/tag/singapore/

CastCaller

A platform for actors and models and their job recruiters.

https://castcaller.com/casting-calls/singapore

Official Singapore Casting Calls & Auditions

A community-driven aggregation of casting calls and open auditions for film, TV and digital projects.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/326754697785252/

Onlinecasting Singapore

A platform to connect casters and talents for movie, tv, model, music and theatre industry in any form.

https://www.onlinecasting.sg/auditions.asp