Our work in the arts is driven by innovation, showcasing new talents, developing leadership and promoting diversity.
Our work in arts
We work with the best of British creative talent and a strong network of partners to develop innovative collaborations and events. We work in all art forms to create new ways of connecting with and seeing each other through the arts.
Fluxus Art Projects supports emerging visual artists and curators at a key moment in their international career.
The Diaphonique fund supports collaborative projects in classical contemporary music between France and the UK. The call for applications for 2020 is now open. Apply before 15 January.
FranceDance UK brings top French contemporary dance to nine cities across the UK, creating new Franco-British connections and collaborations.
Zineb Sedira's exhibition at the Jeu de Paume spans the period from 1998 to the present day and embraces such diverse media as video, film, installation and photography.
Tuesday 15 October 2019 to Sunday 19 January 2020
- Jeu de Paume, Paris
A figurehead of the Black Arts movement in 1980s Britain, Himid, Turner Prize laureate in 2017, explores the marginalisation of the black diaspora in contemporary society.
Thursday 31 October 2019 to Sunday 23 February 2020
- CAPC musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux
Writers from around the world are invited to submit their scripts as the 27th International Radio Playwriting Competition. Deadline is 31 January 2020.
The British Council presents a brand new body of work by artist Cathy Wilkes for the British Pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia.