Here's a short list of deadlines for residencies, professional development, calls for papers, jobs & lots of different things you can apply to that have a connection to China. We'll update this post regularly until September 21st, if you come across something that belongs here, please send us your tips to nihao [at]!


    • Charcoal Home, a new artist residency in Zhanjiang, is calling for visual artists for the months of September and October. Apply before July 10.

    • The Kunming Municipal Propaganda Department and record label Modern Sky are calling for five musicians to spend four to six weeks in Kunming in August and September to work with with Kunming Nie Er Symphony Orchestra for the first edition of their All in One residency program. Apply via email to 方言 and 朱晓玉 Judy by July 10.

    • M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship in Hong Kong is calling for proposals for a 3 to 6 month fellowship investigating issues relating to design and architecture in the Greater Pearl River Delta region. Apply before July 22.

    • The Singapore National Arts Council and Culture Link are calling for two performing arts producers from or based in Singapore to apply for their Creative Producers Development Program for 8 week residencies with Ping Pong Productions in Beijing and Parnassus in New York. Apply by July 31st.

    • The 3rd Crystal Ruth Bell Residency - Re: Search at Red Gate Residency in Beijing is taking applications from curators, writers, researchers, documentary filmmakers, photographers, choreographers, chefs, designers, developers, activists, scientists, architects, and all kinds of visual artists who based their practice in research for a two month fully-funded residency in November & December. Apply before July 31.


The Australia Council for the Arts will bring a delegation of 10 to the Shanghai International Arts Festival and Performing Arts Fair October 11 - 16.  Australians can apply to join before August 8.

Independent Art Spaces Beijing is back for a second edition from August 20 to 28.

The 16th Pingyao International Photography Festival will take place from September 19 - 25.

Public Art for Lujiazui Harbour in Shanghai is calling for proposals for funded public art projects. Apply before September 30.