Limerick Culture and Arts Office is delighted to announce the new International Mobility Award 2017 which will open on the 4th of September.
The objective of this scheme is to encourage international mobility and opportunities for Limerick artists and creative practitioners who wish to:
- Pursue professional opportunities
- Tour work
- Develop collaborative relationships and projects
- Attend training opportunities which support the development of their practice and provide for knowledge transfer within the cultural sector.
This scheme is in line with the Limerick Cultural Strategy Aim and Objective 1:"To grow Limerick’s cultural capacity by retaining and attracting creative practitioners to live and work in Limerick". To support the delivery of this objective Limerick Culture and Arts Office is actively working to encourage international mobility and touring opportunities and attract international cultural productions and artists to Limerick.
There are no formal deadlines for the International Mobility Award. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis while there is an available budget. Applicants seeking support for all eligible opportunities are advised to submit their applications as far in advance of their proposed date of travel as possible, but no later than four weeks before their proposed date of travel.