• Here's a short list of deadlines for residencies, professional development, calls for papers, jobs & lots of different things you can apply for this fall that have a connection to China. We'll update this post regularly until March 20th, if you come across something that belongs here, please send us your tips to nihao [at] chinaresidencies.com!


  • M Literary Residency
    in Shanghai and Beijing is calling for writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, screenplays
  • and dramatic prose to apply for fully-funded residencies in 2017. Apply before January 2 2017

  • The British Council is calling for UK residents who work in the fields of 3D printing, fabrication, urbanism, creative play, teaching, design thinking, robotics, fabrication, and new media art for six funded residencies (£2,500 / visa / flight) at Design Society, Future +, Litchee Lab, Makeblock, Pineprint, SZOIL, and Shanzhai City, in Shenzhen in March. Apply before January 12 2017

  • Chronus Art Center in Shanghai is calling for creatives working in virtual reality, augmented reality, immersive experiences, physical computing interfaces, sensory immersion, mixed reality systems,  robotics, interactive spaces, and the internet to apply for a three month fully-funded research fellowship around the theme of MEDIATE REALITY : REVISED. Deadline Extended! Apply before February 5 2017

  • IFP + i: project space & the Goethe Institute in Beijing are calling for performing artists from Germany to apply for a 3 month fully-funded residency in May, June & July. Apply before February 1 2017

  • ArtBirds is calling for solo, duo, or trio street performers to perform in China, covering international travel, and honorarium and accommodations. Apply before February 15 2017.

  • Red Gate Residency & Yew Chung International School in Beijing are seeking applicants for a two-month fully funded residency in April & May to submit proposals that incorporate student participation. Apply before February 17 2017

  • Basement6 in Shanghai is calling for bartenders, web developers, social sculptors, builders, and WeChaters. Send manifestos by February 22 2017.

  • IFP + i: project space & the Goethe Institute in Beijing are calling for visual artists from Germany to apply for a 3 month fully-funded residency in September, October & November. Apply before June 1 2017

  • Artists travelling on a #slowtrain to or in China can apply anytime for a virtual residency to takeover our Instagram account.


  • Inter-Asia Cultural Studies (IACS) Conference is calling for papers around the theme of "Worlding: Asia Beyond/After Globalization" for their upcoming conference in Seoul in July 2017. Send proposals by January 31st 2017.

  • The Tate in London is calling for scholars and curators to submit proposals for short-term research projects in the field of modern and contemporary Asian art for the 2017 Tate Research Centre: Asia Visiting Fellowship Scheme. Apply before February 17 2017.


    Guanlan Original Printmaking Base in Shenzhen is calling for submissions for the 6th Guanlan International Print BiennialSubmit work by January 30 2017.

  • Para/Site in Hong Kong is calling for exhibition proposals with a meaningful connection to Hong Kong, from emerging curators. Send proposals before February 6 2017.


    ChinaFile at Asia Society in New York is seeking a visuals editor. Apply before December 30 2016.

    Asia Art Archive in Hong Kong seeks interns: apply by January 18 2017 & a development associate: apply by January 31 2017.

    M+ in Hong Kong is seeking a curatorial intern to work on Samson Young's pavilion at the Venice Biennale. Apply before February 5 2017.

    M+ in Hong Kong is seeking performing arts interns. Apply before February 10 2017.

    Ping Pong Productions in Beijing is hiring a project manager & producer. Apply anytime. 


    Nanjing International Art Festival November 12 2016 - February 12 2017

    China Residencies' WOW Dumpling Art Party ! February 12 at Wing On Wo & Co