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Travel Award: Call out for European Digital Artists and Cultural Workers


Deadline: November 30, 2018

Image via www.eucida.eu


We are delighted to announce the EUCIDA Travel Award Fund and to launch this call out for digital artists and cultural workers (registered on the EUCIDA platform) to take part inEuropean Mobility visits.

Please apply by 30th November for the first round of Travel Awards.

EUCIDA is a Creative Europe funded project led by RUA RED South Dublin Arts Centre Company (Ireland), in partnership with Espace multimedia gantner (France) and Rezeknes novada pasvaldiba (Latvia). It is an interactive and innovative community of digital artists and cultural workers connecting to imagine new ways of artistic mobility, to use technologies as means of sharing  experience, creative practice and professional opportunities transnationally both for artists and new publics in reality and virtually. EUCIDA wants to make digital arts accessible to a non-arts audience, and bring a wider public debate on arts and technology through a programme of ambitious and unique experiences.

We are delighted to announce the EUCIDA Travel Award Fund and to launch this call out for digital artists and cultural workers (registered on the EUCIDA platform) to take part in 21 European Travel Awards from 2017 to 2019. EUCIDA supports transnational cooperation between eligible countries funded under the Creative Europe Programme (Including EUMS, EFTA, EEA, ENP and Swiss Confederation are eligible).

The Travel Award Fund supports the development of cultural diversity within new media/ digital arts by enabling artists and practitioners to travel, to show their works, exchange ideas and experiences and will award each successful applicant with a financial contribution of up to €500.

Rua Red South Dublin Arts Centre Company, Le Département du Territoire de Belfort , Rezeknes novada pasvaldiba

Lead Partner

South Dublin Arts Centre Company (Organisation)/ RUA RED (Venue)

RUA RED South Dublin Arts Centre is an award winning, well-known and influential centre of contemporary arts practice located in Tallaght, Ireland. It incorporates artist studios, incubation spaces, two galleries, a performance space, a rehearsal studio, a workshop activity room, music rooms, a MAC computer lab and a café.
RUA RED offers exhibitions for International and Irish artists, independent films, artist in residencies and a learning & outreach programme. RUA RED is unique in Ireland in terms of our resources and delivery. It has been particularly successful as a new organisation in the pioneering and responding to changes in contemporary culture, audience expectations and operating environments within the arts.

Partner 1

Le Département du Territoire de Belfort (Organisation) / Espace Multimedia Gantner (Venue)
Espace multimedia gantner
Created in 1998 by the commune of Bourogne, the Espace multimedia gantner (EMG) has been a service of the Departement du Territoire de Belfort (local council) since 2001 and, as such, is the art and new technologies branch of the departmental media library.
It has the support of the Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, La Région Franche-Comté cultural  and the commune of Bourogne . Espace multimédia gantner has joined the network of digital arts, RAN, in 2001. Its missions have made it a hub of cultural activity within the village as well as offering artistic programmes of the highest quality. Espace multimedia gantner is thus able to propose a wide range of digital cultural activities.

Partner 2

Rezeknes novada pasvaldiba (Organization)/ Luznava Manor (Venue)
Luznava Manor
Lūznavas muiža (Latvia) was built between 1905 and 1911 in the style of Art Nouveau by the first engineer in Russia to formulate the architonic solution principles of bridges. Recently the manor has been established as a residency and exhibition venue for artists and there is accommodation and studio space within the landscaped park. The project is managed by the local authority, Rezekene Municipality within their economic development and tourism department.


Additional important information: 

To apply, each applicant must:

  • Be registered on the EUCIDA Project Platform
  • Live in an EU Member Country Programme (Including EUMS, EEA, ENP, and Swiss Confederation are eligible)
  • Submit C.V. showing experience and qualifications
  • Provide quality work samples/evidence of creative work
  • Include a Statement of Intent including:

N.B. You must provide copies of accommodation/transport tickets/supporting documentation asap during/after travel to prove that travel has occurred in line with the travel award outline and Creative Europe guidelines.  

EUCIDA will not need a detailed budget to be pre-approved or submitted post-award. The award of €500 is final and this amount may/may not cover the entire cost of the successful applicant’s trip  

Send above information to Anita Griffin, Project Manager [email protected] ccing Maoliosa Boyle [email protected].

The maximum financial contribution for a Travel Award is €500. Applicants seeking Travel Awards for all eligible opportunities must submit their application at least four weeks before their proposed date of travel. 

The duration of the project must fall between September 2017 – June 2019.

Priority will be given to applicants who can demonstrate one or more of the three priorities of the EUCIDA Project – Transnational Mobility, Audience Development and/ or Capacity Building – Digitisation.