For this new year, we're launching a new seasonal feature to list deadlines for residencies, exhibitions, conferences, calls for papers, jobs & basically all the different kinds of things you can apply that have a connection to China!


  • Twenty Three Days At Sea, a residency on a cargo ship sailing from Vancouver to Shanghai
  • Apply before Monday, February 15 
    • - Performing artists (dance + theater), apply for a two month Red Gate Residency in Beijing in May and June. Deadline February 29.
    • - Photographers, apply for a 10 week residency at i: project space in Beijing from July to September. Deadline March 31.
    • - Writers, apply for a two month residency at IFP in Beijing from September to October. Deadline May 31.
    • (Apply in English or German by sending your CV, letter of motivation, project proposal and work samples to

    • Arc Space, a brand new residency in Beijing, is accepting proposals from experimental artists already based in China, Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan for its first five-week residency period in March & April. 
    • Apply before February 29


  • WMA Commission HKD$250,000 grant for new photo-based work on the theme of "identity" in Hong Kong
  • Apply before February 2.



  • Para/Site in Hong Kong is seeking a project coordinator. 
  • Apply before January 27.

We'll update this post regularly until March 20th, please send us your tips to nihao [at]!