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Gulliver Connect

The Central European Foundation (Bratislava), KulturKontakt (Austria) and The Felix Meritis Foundation (Amsterdam) have launched a call for applications to Gulliver Connect, a mobility programme through work placements for young and up-coming artists, art managers and cultural operators in Europe.

Owing to a large network of cultural organisations throughout Europe and beyond, Gulliver Connect offers hands-on work experience. It makes a unique contribution by providing an extensive range of host organisations to match the individual talents of young people. And it enables the host organisations to find valuable working partners in future. By creating a dynamic network, Gulliver Connect adds a new dimension to the social, artistic and cultural development of Europe and beyond a stepping stone for future co-operation in the arts.

This call is open for applications by visitors and/or host organisations from Albania, Austria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and the Ukraine. Candidates are arts practitioners with 2-3 years working experience in the field of performing arts, visual arts, (new) media, arts management, film as well as project co-ordination, art development or management at a local/regional level in their country, who want to add an international dimension to their work.

Bursaries of approximately 1.500 euros each will be available to cover the costs for the work placement, travel, accommodation and daily allowance for a period of 3 6 weeks, if feasible within the budget. The deadline for applications is 15 December 2008. All applicants will be informed by 31 January 2009. Actual placements will take place between 15 March and 15 December 2009.

To apply, please fill in the application form at www.gulliverconnect.org or contact connect@felix.meritis.nl.