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ArteEast: Opportunities for Artists March 2014

ArteEast: Opportunities for Artists March 2014

Deadline March 15

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Asian American Writers' Workshop: Calling All Literary Baghdads

The Asian American Writers' Workshop (AAWW) invites writers to submit a brief, imagined review (100-500 words) of a selection of titles from Ibn al-Nadim's Kitab al-Fihrist to be published as an anthology on AAWW's The Margins.

For more information and to submit, please click here

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  • Powered by See.Me the fifth annual EXPOSURE photography competition is an international call for image-makers of all backgrounds who speak in the language of lenses and aperture. Share your best photos and earn over $100,000 in awards, including a New York City Gallery Exhibition.
    For more information and to submit, please click here
    Deadline March 13
  • Museum de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo (MARCO), Fonds régional d’art contemporain de Lorraine (FRAC) and Sogn of Fjordane Kunstmuseum (SFKM) are now accepting submissions for the 2014 edition of their Award for Young Curators. Participants will have the chance to propose and develop an original project in the exhibition venues at MARCO, FRAC and SFKM.
    For more information and to submit, please click here
    Deadline March 14
  • Hot Docs is now accepting submissions of documentaries of all lengths and subject matters (including series) for inclusion in The Doc Shop, a year-round internet site accessible to registered members, including buyers, distributers, sales agents, and festival programmers. To be elibible, documentaries must be in English language, subtitled in English or English-versioned.
    For more information and to submit, please click here.
    Deadline March 24

Deadline April 15

 

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The Arab Fund for Art and Culture and the Prince Claus Fund Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP)

The Arab Fund for Art and Culture and the Prince Claus Fund in Amsterdam, in partnership with the Magnum Foundation in New York, are launching the Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP). The ADPP will run from 2014-2016, targeting creative documentary photographers in the Arab region. A jurors' committee comprised of Arab and international experts will select up to 10 grantees to receive financial and professional support to complete their proposed photography projects. 

For more information and to apply, please click here

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  • The Byrdcliffe Artist in Residence Program provides visual artists, writers, and composers of exceptional talent with uninterrupted time and private creative space within the serene natural setting of theByrdcliffe Art Colony, as well as opportunities for open studios, work-shares, communal dinners, and fieldtrips. 
    For more information and to apply, please click here
    Deadline March 15
  • Applications are now being accepted for the Mawa3eed Travel Grant. Mawa3eed was launched in 2006 to help cover the travel expenses for artistic and cultural activities and events throughout the Arab world.
    For more information and to apply, please click here
    Deadline March 20
  • The International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) andEdge of Arabia in partnership with Art Jameel announce an open call for artists currently living and working full time in the Middle East and North Africa. One or two artists will be selected to undertake a three- to six-month residency. 
    For more information and to apply, please click here
    Deadline April 1 

Dates March 6-10

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Arthouse Cinema Management & Programming Workshop

The Network of Arab Arthouse Screens (NAAS) and the Metropolis Cinema Association, in collaboration with ArteEast, are pleased to announce the kickoff of the first workshop in the Arab world for programmers and directors of Arthouse cinemas in the region.

The program will include panels, presentations, case studies and interactive sessions covering topics such as programming cinemas and festivals, the film market landscape in the region, working with distributors, developing audiences and income building for independent exhibitors. It will also include discussions and networking sessions with distributors and film professionals from Arab countries and Europe, as well as a professional training in audience development and income building delivered by the Independent Cinema Office (ICO) in the UK.

For the full press release, click here.

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  • Ashkal Alwan's Home Workspace Program (HWP) is pleased to announce the call for applications to its fourth addition, on the theme of Setups/Situations/Institutions. 
    For more information, click here.
    Deadline March 11
  • Enrollment is now open for the Contemporary Image Collective Photo School's spring semester Photography Courses. Course levels range from beginner to intermediate, from general introductorion to photographic practice. 
    For more information and to apply, please click here.
    Deadlines vary
  • NEW INC, the first museum-led cultural incubator, is a shared workspace and professional develoment program designed to support creative practitioners working in areas or art, technology, and design at the New Museum
    For more information and to apply, please click here.
    Deadline April 1

 

Deadline March 31

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Arab Image Foundation Head of Collections

The Arab Image Foundation (AIF) is recruiting a Head of Collections. The Head of Collections is a newly created position that will work hand in hand with the AIF Director and the Board of Directors to advance knowledge on the AIF collections and to further use of the collection in research and projects. Candidates should have a post-graduate degree or a Ph.D. in art history, history of photography, visual anthropology, or related fields, and should speak English and Arabic.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

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  • The Frankfurter Kunstverein, an internationally renowned exhibition venue for contemporary art and one of the oldest and largest art associations in Germany is seeking a new Director. Applicants must have a degree in art history, excellent knowledge of the international art scene, management experience, and excellent command of both German and English.
    For more information and to apply, please click here.
    Deadline April 10
  • The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) seeks aDesign Director to play a key role in conceptualizing and coordinating the MCA's presentation of itself and its program via diverse media to ensure strong visual identity. Bachelor's degree in graphic design is required, and a master's degree in design is preferred.
    For more information and to apply, please click here.
    Deadline ongoing
  • The Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) is seeking a Creative Head of Communications. The position will execute the museum's brand identity in all internal and external venues, materials, products, sinage, and overall use, provide reports to the Acting Director on design projects and scheduling, and develop an annual and multi-year budget. 
    For more information and to apply, please click here
    Deadline ongoing

Dates March 19-22

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Art Week and The Eighth Edition of Art Dubai

The eighth edition of Art Dubai takes place this March at Madinat Jumeirah. Besides the gallery halls, the fair's extensive programme includes commissioned projects and performances, artists' and curators' residencies, radio and film, an exhibition of new works by winners of the annual The Abraaj Group Art Prize, and the critically acclaimed Global Art Forum. Art Dubai is part of Art Week, the most dynamic time in the UAE's cultural calendar.

For more information, please click here

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  • Organized by the Sharjah Art FoundationMarch Meeting is an annual gathering of artists, art professionals, and institutions concerned with the production and dissemination of art in the region and internationally. March Meeting 2014 will address issues in contemporary culture, institutional formation, and cultural production.
    For more information, please click here.
    Dates March 13-16
  • FotoFest 2014, the fifteenth annual international biennial of photography and photo-related art, opens in Houston, Texas on March 15. This year's exhibition will focus on Contemporary Arab Video, Photography, and Multi Media art.
    For more information, please click here.
    Dates March 15-April 27
  • Achievements in Retrospective at MoMA PS1 is the first US exhibition for the art collective GCC. Consisting of a "delegation" of nine artists, the GCC makes use of ministerial language and celebratory rituals associated with the Gulf to create videos, photographs, sculptures, and installations that examine the region’s rapid transformation in recent decades.
    For more information, click here.
    Dates March 23-May 25

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