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ArteEast: Opportunities for Artists April Newsletter

ArteEast: Opportunities for Artists April Newsletter

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Future Generation Art Prize 2014

The Victor Pinchuk Foundation and the PinchukArtCentre have opened the Application Procedure for the third edition of the Future Generation Art Prize 2014, a worldwide contemporary art prize established to discover, recognize, and give long-term support to a future generation of artists. Artists up to 35 years of age from all over the world are encouraged to apply. 

For more information and to submit, please click here.

Deadline April 12 [passed]

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  • Maraya Art Centre invites designers from all around the globe to participate in the upcoming ISLAMOPOLITAN exhibition. The exhibition will highlight the universal topic and dialogue between Islam and design and will feature works by emerging and established designers whose practices are inspired by Islam as a design subject, rather than religious designation.
    For more information and to submit, please click here
    Deadline April 12 [passed]
  • Applications are now being accepted for the Robert Bosch Stiftung Film Prize. Each year, the Robert Bosch Stiftung issues three Prizes for International Cooperation between young German filmmakers and their partners from the Arab World. These prizes are awarded in the categories of animationdocumentationand short fiction film
    For more information and to submit, please click here
    Deadline April 24
  • Submissions are now being accepted for the MAC International, a major open-submission biennial exhibition aiming to present the very best of contemporary visual art practice across all disciplines. The exhibition is open to professional artists working in any country.
    For more information and to submit, please click here
    Deadline April 30

Deadline April 15

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The MacDowell Colony's Voices of Change Program

Artists from the Middle East working in all artistic disciplines are encouraged to apply for residency with The MacDowell Colony’s Voices of Change program. Those accepted will receive fellowships covering all costs of a residency of up to two months in Peterborough, New Hampshire, including use of one of 32 studio cottages, meals and accomodations, international travel reimbursement, and opportunities to present work to public audiences through the Colony's community programs. 

For more information and to apply, please click here

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  • The Abraaj Group and the Royal College of Art are now accepting applications for the Abraaj RCA Innovation Scholarship. This scholarship will cover full international tuition fees to study at a Master's level for two years at the Royal College of Art in London. 
    For more information and to apply, please click here
    Deadline April 30
  • AFAC is now accepting applications in the categories of Visual Artsand Performing Arts as part of its 2014 general grants program. The call is open to Arab individuals living in the Arab region or in diaspora and to local, regional, and international institutions whose projects relate to contemporary Arab culture.
    For more information and to apply, please click here
    Deadline May 1
  • Artists based in the UAE are invited to apply as individuals or as a collaborative team for a residency in thejamjar’s Project Space this summer. Applicants from a range of artistic disciplines (such as performance, music, illustration, and visual/digital arts) are encouraged to apply.
    For more information and to apply, please click here
    Deadline May 15

 

Dates TBA

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Failed Architecture and the Maraya Art Centre

Failed Architecture, an Amsterdam-based research platform focusing on contemporary urban and architectural conditions, and the Maraya Art Centreare currently organizing a four-day research workshop in Sharjah. The workshop will examine the historical development, the current situation, and possible futures of a series of exceptional buildings from the '70s on Sharjah’s centrally located Bank Street. The workshop is open to students and professionals in the fields of architecture, urbanism, arts, sociology, geography, economics, politics and media.

For more information and to RSVP, please click here

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  • thejamjar presents a 7-day intensive workshop hosted by Karien Mulder exploring the moving image through traditional storytellingand stop-motion animation. Over the span of the workshop participants will build a character, a story, and an environment to be animated and edited into a 1-minute animation.
    For more information and to register, please click here
    Dates April 11 – 18
  • As part of the fourth chapter of Ashkal Alwan’s Home Workspace Program98weeks will host a writing workshop, “Montage as Writing.” Tapping into 98weeks’ current research on Feminisms, the workshop will look at montage in writing as a technique to express a female or feminist subjectivity, and look at the relations between subject and object, politics and rhetoric.
    For more information and to register, please click here
    Dates April 11 – May 2
  • Kurrasat Al-Cimatheque Workshop is a six-month training programme for twelve participants, addressing different methods of review writing and creative film programming. Aiming to cover a wide variety of cinematic languages, the workshop will be composed of six intensive training sessions, one each week. Training will be held entirely in Arabic.
    For more information and to apply, please click here
    Deadline April 30

Deadline May 1

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ArteEast Editorial and Development Interns

ArteEast is seeking Editorial and Development Interns for Summer 2014. The Editorial Intern will assist in all aspects of written communication, working alongside artists and curators, contributing blog content, and participating in research and special projects. The Development Intern will assist the Exectutive Director with all aspects of fundraising, including researching and writing grant proposals and helping execute fundraising initiatives. 

For more information and to apply, please click here

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  • Ashkal Alwan is seeking a Cultural Manager to carry out programming and administrative duties. Successful candidates will have a minimum of three years experience in the arts and culture management field, knowledge of the local artistic and cultural sector, and excellent communication, writing, and editing skills. 
    For more information and to apply, please click here
    Start Date May 2014
  • The Whitney Museum is seeking an Associate Curator with particular expertise in the field of contemporary art. This curator will join the Whitney at a crucial moment in the Museum’s history, as it prepares the inaugural exhibition in the new Renzo Piano designed building and the accompanying expansion of its program.
    For more information and to apply, please click here
    Deadline ASAP
  • The Mosaic Rooms is currently looking to hire a Press and Marketing Intern to research and expand media and databases, develop and research ideas for online marketing, and help with general press and listings releases and social media posts for their varied programme of exhibitions, literary events, films and more. 
    For more information and to apply, please click here
    Start Date May 2014

Dates April 10 – 27th

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Beirut International Platform of Dance (BIPOD)

For its 10th anniversary, the Beirut International Platform of Dance(BIPOD), an annual contemporary dance platrform, has created an exciting program: 10 companies for 10 years of BIPOD in addition to unique master classes, talks with the artists, the launching of BIPOD's 10th anniversary book, a retrospective exhibition, as well as parties around the festival. 

For more information, please click here

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  • Galerie Marian Goodman in Paris presents Parle Pour Toi, a series of three film and video programs curated by Maria Muracciole taking place over the next three months. The programs, entitled “Singulier Pluriel,” “Reprises, Montages, Histoires,” and“Transitions” will feature works by artists and filmmakers who work in the context of colonial and postcolonial histories, investigating the questions and spaces these contexts create.
    Dates April 22 – 26, May 13 – 17, June 27 – July 4
  • Kaelen Wilson-Goldie reviews the 8th Art Dubai and the fair's current director, Antonia Carver, who has "continued to develop educational and curatorial programs that are as responsive to the local community as they are plain in their purpose of window-dressing the down-and-dirty business of the fair" in artforum
    To read more, click here.
  • Read Ann Binlot's review in Al Jazeera America of the FotoFest 2014 exhibition, View From Inside, a showcase of works by artists from the Middle East and North Africa. "Some in the art world say it is the largest display of contemporary Arab art ever." 
    To read more, click here

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