China Shanghai International Arts Festival: Rising Artists’ Works


Deadline: April 12, 2024

China Shanghai International Arts Festival is calling for artists from across the world, 45 years old and under, to apply for the Rising Artists’ Works programme (R.A.W.!). The call is for professional young artists, amateur young artists, and curators and both individuals and teams can apply.

Established in 2012, R.A.W.! is a leading artwork incubation platform in China. In 2024, R.A.W.! will play a greater role as a platform, to promote the incubation and display of global young artists’ works of stage performing arts and visual arts and to reflect the new developments, trends and characteristics of this field.

Priority will be given to the works reflecting the Belt and Road development and to those created by artists or teams from the BRI partner countries and regions.

The selected artists will receive multi-aspect support in work/project production funds, premiere venue, technical equipment, and publicising, and may receive one-on-one guidance from arts panel formed by leading figures in each discipline.