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IGBK, Germany, will organise an online international conference about artists' residencies, 'On AIRISM -challenges and transitions', November 10/11th, 2021. More information and registration through this link.

As every year, the Italian Committee of AIAP IAA organizes an exhibition at the Campana dei Caduti Foundation, Italy. Dedicated to the defense of Human Rights, it will be held from June to October 2021. You will find the registration form with all the instructions through this link.

The Cyprus Chamber of fine arts will organise an international conference about 'Dysfunctionalities in contemporary art | in times of conflict', an Open Call for Speakers. Deadline Paper Submission: 13 February 2021. More information click here [PDF].

An international project, called 'Hello World', is organized by the NGO Transcultural Exchange, that proposes all the artists to submit their artworks to share with everybody. Read more here.

APECH Convoca (IAA Chile) calls for artists for an Arte Postal project, deadline 6 April 2020. Find all details here.

AIAPI IAA/AIAP UNESCO Official Partner opens the selection for the International Contemporary Art Exhibition 'HUMAN RIGHTS? The Future's Shape' #Women CanSaveTheWorld, curated by Roberto Ronca, at the FOUNDATION CAMPANA DEI CADUTI |ROVERETO (TN), from 13th June to 4th October 2020. Participation is free. It's open to all artistic expressions. You can download the regulations and the participation form here [PDF].

The AIAP/IAA National Comittee of Italy is calling for artists for an exhibition on Climate and Human Rights, to be hold in Italy from September 7nd 2019 to December 31st 2019. Please find more information, regulations and application form through this link.

The World President of IAA Bedri Baykam was invited to China-Beijing for giving one of the opening speeches of the 13th China Beijing International Cultural & Creative Industry Expo, on October 24, 2018. Read more [PDF]| photos.

Paris. France. A new place of Refuge for artists. A new place of 1000 m2 was inaugurated on September 22nd, 2017, in Paris. This place was left by a private Association taking care of people living in the street: Emmaûs Solidarity. The mission of this place is to help the artists in all their administrative steps and artistic projects. 19 rooms ( 15 workshops and 4 shared workshops and common rooms) will be at the disposal of the artists. This now official workshop , helped by the City of Paris and the Ministry of Culture, will organize free exhibitions, concerts, etc. with the participation of French Regional Institutions and artists. Address: 102 rue des Poissonniers. 75018 Paris. Read more: 1 | 2.

Call for artists. The next Beijing Bienal will take place from August 26,2019 to September 23, 2019, the theme being 'A colored world and a shared future'. You will find following the presentation of this event with the regulations, registration form, work form.

The International Sarajevo Winter Festival is a traditional cultural and artistic event taking place in the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. XXXV SWF 2019 will be held under the motto 'Noise and Fury' It represent an encounter of artists from all over the world. The International Peace Centre Sarajevo is the organizer of the Festival. The programme consisting of the Theatre plays, Concerts, Movies, Fine Arts Exhibitions, Panel Discussions, Literary Events, Architecture, Video, Programmes presenting cultural heritage and Children Programmes will be presented within the next edition of the Festival. Read more.

In Turkey a joint international project is initiated by the Nazim Hikmet Foundation, PEN Turkey and UPSD, that will invite children to create paintings related to peace on the popular poem of the Turkish Poet Nazim Hikmet (1902-1963), 'Kiz Çocugu' - 'The Little Girl'. It is a poem against war. We would like to invite the children of the world to read it and express their feelings and thoughts by drawing, painting. Deadline: 1 June 2018. Read more.

Call for artists: Montenegro, September 2018, International Biennal of Fine Art 'Nude'. Deadline: July 10th, 2018. Instructions | application form.

In the framework of the celebration of the end of World War I, a group of NGOs, all official partners of Unesco, proposes the professional artists and the scholars to actively participate to this event around the theme 'Drones and robots at the service of Peace'. This event will be linked to the 70th anniversary of the Human Rights Declaration in September 2018. All the details by clicking here [PDF] Arabic version

The National Committee of Italy, AIAPI, will organize the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This is a call for artists. More information:

The President of IAA World will hold a Conference at UNESCO on May 23rd, 2018. Download the invitation

The International Ceramics Festival of Incheon, South Korea, will be held from April 27 to May 6, 2018. See official letter | institutions program | information for artists

Artists can participate in the '8th Artist’s Books Triennial Vilnius 2018', a project organised to promote artist’s books and creators of artist’s books from all over the world. This event is organised periodically since 1997 and will travel to Vilnius (Lithuania), Leipzig, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Rheine (Germany), Lille (France), Silkeborg (Denmark), Venice and Vercelli (Italy), Seoul (South Korea), Halmstad (Sweden) and Salzburg (Austria). Extended Deadline: 19th of December, 2017. Read more [PDF]

Art and Architecture/ A competition, proposal for visual artists to participate to a Competition open in Germany by the Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning, read more through this link. Contact:

AIAPI, our National Committee in Italy, is organizing the new edition of Contemporary Visions 8 VideoArt in LOOP, 15 till 30 November 2017, with artists from all over the world. Deadline proposals: 20 October 2017. Participation is free. Also, any kind of place open to the public having a screen to project the video, can become part of this great event. Participation is free. Fill inn the form on the website before 13 November 2017. More info: and

efe, 2nd International Installation Art Festival 2017, Paphos, November 2017, is an art Festival in Cyprus. Invitation for the artists [PDF]

ICORN, (International Cities of Refuge Network for writers and visual artists) organizes a conference from May 31 till June 2nd, 2017, in Lillehammer, Norway. Please find here the presentation of the ICORN work and the application form. ICORN website:

Watch pictures of the art-eco-festival in Suncheon, organized by the IAA-National Committee of South-Korea, through this link.

The NC of China is pleased to invite artists worldwide to participate in the 2017 Beijing Biennale. Please, click here for the registration form.

The IAA-National Committee of China, CAA, invites artists from all over the world to participate in the 'China in the eyes of world' artists exhibition, see the registration form and application form.

The World Youth Alliance invites young visual artists and art lovers to participate in the European Arts Forum by submitting their pieces of art through their online application form. Read also: project description, draft program, poster, booklet. Website:

Contemporary Visions 8 VideoArt in LOOP involves video art in a project shared simultaneously in different parts of the world, from 1 to 15 June 2017 and from 1 to 15 October 2017. Read more in the press release. Watch the promo video.

In the framework of the 29th edition of the Visual Art Festival of Mahres, Tunisia, an important meeting for IAA/ Arab countries was organized around the topic 'States of play and Perspectives', July 2016. Read more

The Korean National Committee is preparing an art eco-festival in Suncheon. Dates: November 18th till December 18th, 2016. Artists are invited to show in Suncheon. For information, please, click here: Information, CV, Call, Work Plan.

Watch photos of the worldwide videoproject 'Contemporary visions/Videoart in loop', organized by the Italian IAA-Committee, AIAPI, on Facebook.

At 4 November 2016, IGBK of Germany will organize a workshop 'Social Security and Mobility of visual artists in Europe', at the Haus der Kulturverbände in Berlin. For more information, click here: Information, Programm.

The Italian IAA-Committee, AIAPI, proposes artists to participate in a worldwide videoproject called: 'Contemporary visions/Videoart in loop'. Read more

The National Committee of Bulgaria invites the artists worldwide to participate to the 8th Bienal of Pleven 2016, Bulgaria. Please, click here to read the statutes and the application form.

Click here to view new pictures of activity organised by our French National Committee in Solliès Ville.

'Together for Art, Together for Peace, the children undertake' at 'Voisins le Bretonnaux', click here to read more.

View new photos of World Art Day 2016 through this link:

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