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ArteEast News November 2014

ArteEast News November 2014

 

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DAAR

An open call for a winter 2014 and Spring 2015 residency for architects, artists and cultural practitioners is offered by DAAR(Decolonising Architecture Art Residency), for those interested in exploring the intersection between space and politics in one of the world’s most conflict-charged areas, Palestine.  By joining the DAAR team, the participant will be invited to explore the concept of “exile”. Interested candidates are invited to submit a CV and cover letter, both in English, explaining their motivation in wishing to join DAAR residencies. Read more»
 
Deadline ASAP

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  • Open Engagement’s 2015 conference on “Place and Revolution” is welcoming submissions on proposals for projects, panels, presentations, and workshops that address issues around the notions of Place and Revolution for the free conference that will take place April 17-19, 2015.Read more» 
    Deadline: November 17
  • AlFilm's 6th edition will be taking place from April 8 to April 15, 2015. The official selection will be presenting a panorama of contemporary Arab film production including feature and documentary films, as well as short films, experimental films and video art. Submissions are open to narrative features, documentary films and short films which were directed by an Arab filmmaker, have been produced or co-produced in an Arab country or handle an issue that relates to the Arab world. Read more»
    Deadline: November 30
  • Diwan6, the sixth biennial convening of DIWAN: A Forum for the Arts is set for May 7-9, 2015, at the Arab American National Museum. Artists are encouraged to submit proposals for paper and panel presentations, workshops and interactive sessions. All artistic mediums are welcomed. Read more»
    Deadline: December 15

Rolling Application

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NYU Abu Dhabi – Art History Faculty Position

NYU Abu Dhabi seeks to appoint an innovative and accomplished professor of Art History with expertise in the art, architecture and visual cultures of Southeast Asia to complement existing faculty specializations at NYU Abu Dhabi and throughout NYU globally.  Read more»

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  • NAAS (Network of Arab Arthouse Screens) is looking for a Programs & Communications Coordinator working closely with the Executive Director to design and execute regional film programs, and develop communication strategies and platforms among the network and its key external constituencies. Read more»
  • The MET is seeking an Assistant/Associate Curator. This candidate is required to be a specialist in twentieth and twenty-first century art of the Middle East, North Africa, and Turkey. S/he will be responsible for all curatorial duties, including: researching, studying, and publishing works in the collection in her/his area of expertise, recommending acquisitions, proposing future exhibitions and publications for the Metropolitan Museum and the Breuer project. Read more»
    Deadline: November 15, 6pm
  • The Armory Show has announced that London and Beirut-based artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan will be the commissioned artist for 2015. In this role for the fair, Hamdan will assist in establishing the fair's visual identity, take on an on-site project, and create a limited edition work to benefit New York's Museum of Modern Art. Read more»

 

Date: November 17 – 28

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Home Workspace Program presents Traction 2: Workshopping the Riwaq Biennial

The artistic director of the fifth Riwaq Biennial, Khalil Rabah, is one of the year's resident professor at Homes Workspace Program. The workshop, Traction 2, will begin with an introduction to the biennial program and the Riwaq agenda, and features extensive tours of sites that were pivotal to the Palestinian experience in and around Beirut. It will also address the promises and pitfalls of informal art education over recent decades. Finally, the workshop ends with a transregional investigation of the institutional memory of contemporary art since the 1990s. The first week of the workshop is open to the public – please note that some events have limited capacity and require registration. Read more»

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  • LUMA Foundation and Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College (CCS BARD) announce a major international symposium at Bard College to address the future of curatorial research.Given the extraordinary expansion of curatorial research and its surrounding debates the focus of this international conference, organized collaboratively by four of the world’s most prominent curatorial programs asks not “what is next” but rather the more urgent and durable question of “what futures?” This is a question asked with deliberate intention to carry forward the various critical projects framed within curatorial production of the last two decades. The question “What future?” becomes also “Whose futures?” and “Whose agency to frame possible futures?” Read more»
    Date: November 6 to 9
  • Goldsmiths, University of London, is seeking applicants for two PhD research programmes, a PhD in Art and in Curating. They develop Art and Curating PhDs through practice-based and non-practice-based routes. Offering an interdisciplinary environment for research in which ideas are tested and challenged and in which artists, curators and writers work alongside each other in an atmosphere of rigorous formal and conceptual experimentation. There are funding opportunities that can be found in their Art Department Research Bursaries. Applicants from the EU are eligible to apply for the CHASE Scholarship CompetitionRead more»
    CHASE Deadline: November 15. Other applicants: January 15
  • Nuqat Kuwait, an arts organisation, is hosting their yearly conference that provides a platform of communication connecting and educating creatives within the Gulf and larger Middle Eastern region. Hosting around 70 speakers, from directors to designers and from social entrepreneurs to artists, Nuqat hosts an all-encompassing forum providing talks and workshops. There will be around 20 lectures including talks from Ahmed Mater and Gilles Gauthier, and 20 workshops on furniture and type design, arabic calligraphy, music improv and more. Read more»
    Date: November 13 to 18

Deadline: November 30

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ArteEast Fellowship for Art Omi Residency 

ArteEast is proud to announce that we have partnered with Omi International Arts Center on a Fellowship supporting one artist from the Middle East and North Africa to participate in the 2015 program at the Omi International Arts Center in Ghent, NY. Artists from the MENA region are strongly encouraged to apply to participate in Art Omi’s 2015 prestigious residency program taking placing in Ghent, New York from June 18 – July 14, 2015. Read more»

Deadline: November 30

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  • The Getty Foundation is offering Getty Scholar Grants for established scholars, or writers who have attained distinction in their fields. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Research Institute, where they pursue their own projects free from academic obligations, make use of Getty collections, join their colleagues in a weekly meeting devoted to an annual theme, and participate in the intellectual life of the Getty. Applications are welcome from researchers of all nationalities who are working in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Read more»
    Deadline: November  3
  • Alwan for the Arts and 3rd i NY have launched the second annual Alwan 3rd i Awards Competition and they are soliciting new, short films and/or video art (produced 2012 or later) by Arab/ Middle Eastern/ North African directors OR films about those regions and their diasporas by filmmakers of all backgrounds.
    Awards Categories are: $1000 for Best Narrative/Documentary Film, $1000 for Best Video Art Production, and $500 Alwan 3rd i Audience Award.
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    Deadline: December 1

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Palestine Biennial to Go Ahead 

The second Qalandiya International is taking place this year and will be running until the fifteenth of November. They are hosting over 100 local and international artists exploring the theme “Archives Lived and Shared.”  Tina Sherwell, director of academic programs at International Academy of Art Palestine told the Art Newspaper “We aim to transcend the restrictions on movement, political stagnation, and the consequent impacts on our cultural life and practices. We aim to bring Palestine art and artists to the attention of the world." Read more»

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  • Starting November 4th, Darat al Funun- The Khalid Shoman Foundationwill be presenting an extensive survey of selected work from Emily Jacir’s oeuvre. The exhibition titled, A star is as far as the eye can see and as near as my eye is to me, will open on the 4th of November at E-Flux and include film and video works, audio works, interventions, installations and sculpture. Read more»

CIMAM's 2014 annual conference at Mathaf is taking place on the 9th to 11th of November. The conference is an important source and forum for cooperation and information exchange amongst art professionals. Bringing together museum professionals, visual arts works and artists within the modern and contemporary art field, it seeks to stimulate and foster dialogue and communication regarding modern day issues of museums . There will be three keynote speakers and ten case study presentations taking place that form the basis of a larger debate,“Museums in Progress: Public interest, private resources?”, amongst the conference’s 250 delegates expected to attend.  Read more»
Date: November 9 to 11
Syrian Filmmaking Collective Wins Social Justice Art Prize. The anonymous collective, Abounaddara, has won the Vera List Center Prize for Art and Politics, given every two years to an artist or group whose work furthers social justice.
 Read more»

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