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ArteEast: Opportunities for Artists August 2014

ArteEast: Opportunities for Artists August 2014

Deadline Sept 2

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Creative Time Reports seeks proposals

Creative Time Reports seeks proposals from artists – visual artists, performers, poets, photographers, filmmakers, fiction writers and musicians included – that offer incisive, provocative and unflinching perspectives on the most challenging issues of our times.

For more information, click here.

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  • Delfina Foundation is pleased to announce an open call for its program,Artists-in-Residence (A.i.R.) Dubai. Emirati and locally-based artists in the UAE are invited to apply for a place on the three-month residency.
    For more information, click here.
    Deadline: August 21
  • The Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard Universitywelcomes proposals for papers that fall within one of the four panel topics including The Manuscripts of the Nights and Middle Arabic Literature, Galland’s Translation and the 18th Century, The Nights, World Literature and the Arts, and The Nights, the Humanities and the Sciences.
    For more information, click here.
    Deadline: Oct 15
  • The Craft & Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) of Los Angeles and theFarhang Foundation have announced an open call for submissions for photography and video works by living emerging and mid-career photographers and media artists whose work exploring themes related to Iranian culture & heritage. This juried international exhibition, Focus Iran: Contemporary Photography and Video, take place at the Craft & Folk Art Museum between January 25 and May 3, 2015. 
    For more information, click here.
    Deadline: Sept 21

Deadline Aug 17 & Oct 15

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Tamasi

Tamasi, a collective of 11 independent performing arts organizations working across the MENA region, is now accepting applications for its Training on Fundraising for the Arts & Culture in MENA. Candidates selected for the training must commit to becoming trainers and mentors themselves in future trainings.

For more information, click here.

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  • Fund for Creative Communities is accepting applications to bring high-quality art projects to places and people in Manhattan. The fund supports small and mid-sized nonprofit organizations and artists to provide high-quality local arts programs as well as to increase access to arts and culture in communities where the need exists.
    For more information, click here.
    Deadline: Sept 16
  • The Queens Museum's QM-Jerome Foundation Fellowship Program for Emerging Artists in New York City, operating in conjunction with the Museum's new artist services program, has issued a call for artists to apply for the Fellowship Program for Emerging Artists in NYC will annually award three visual artists a grant of $20,000 each, an artist's project at the museum with an accompanying publication, as well as provide professional development and a mentorship with the Director of Exhibitions.
    For more information, click here.
    Deadline: September 1

Deadline Aug 31

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Campus Art Dubai 3.0

Applications are open to the third iteration of Campus Art Dubai, which will be focused on the recent past and the contemporary condition of the GCC, reflecting on issues of con-temporality and modes of productivity, both artistic and otherwise, paying special attention to how heritage, its construction and memory, affects the making, framing, delivery, circulation and viewing of images from the UAE. CAD 3.0's lead tutors are Murtaza Vali and Uzma Rizvi.

For more information, click here.

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  • Ashkal Alwan and The International Media Network Services for Human Rights are happy to announce The Arabic Digital Book Expression Program, focusing on the creation of digital books in Arabic. The Program will feature two workshops with a period of independent work in between.
    For more information, click here.
    Deadline: Aug 18
  • The MacDowell Colony is currently accepting applications for the Winter-Spring 2015 residency period. The MacDowell Colony’s brings together artists from around the world to make new work and share ideas in an inspiring multidisciplinary setting.
    One of the world’s leading artist residency programs, MacDowell serves more than 275 artists each year, many of whom travel internationally to participate.  With guidance from Arte East and the Arab Fund for Art & Culture, we are reaching out to give artists working in regions of political and social change the peace of mind to concentrate fully on their work, to freely share ideas with their peers from other cultures, and to develop new perspectives in their creative practices.
    Artists from the Middle East working in all artistic disciplines are encouraged to apply for residencies. Those accepted will receive Fellowships covering all costs of a residency of up to two months in Peterborough, New Hampshire, USA, including accomodation, meals, and travel.
     
  • For more information, click here
    Deadline: Sept 15, 2014

 

Deadline Sept 12

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Metropolitan Museum of Art 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, seeks an Associate Curatorwho will be 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.

For more information, click here.

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  • The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture is now recruiting for acommunication and business development manager to join a small and dynamic team. Applicants must be bilingual in Arabic and English, based in Beirut, and have at least 5 years of relevant experience.
    For more information, click here. The start date is Oct 1.
    Deadline ASAP
  • Ashkal Alwan seeks applications for the full-time, Beirut-based position ofCoordinator for the Home Workspace Program, an annual interdisciplinary study program targeting artists and other cultural practitioners, from Lebanon and elsewhere, who wish to develop their formal, historical, and critical skills and practice. The Coordinator will assist the director in all aspects of this educational program.
    For more information, click here.
    Deadline: ASAP

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