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ArteEast: Opportunities for Artists: May 2014ArteEast: Opportunities for Artists: May 2014

ArteEast: Opportunities for Artists: May 2014

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Talents Beirut Call for Entries

Talents Beirut  is an initiative of the Metropolis Association in partnership with the Goethe-Institut Lebanon in collaboration with the Berlinale Talents and the FID Marseille festival.

Talents Beirut is a project that aims to support film talents from the Arab World, allowing them to reflect on their own works by connecting with other emerging and established talents, and by discovering new ways to approach the art of film making, whether from technical or theoretical point of views.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Deadline: May 23

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  • Autopoiesis invites submission of visual and textual material from people who are either from or living in/visiting the United Arab Emirates. The aim is for people to reflect on issues concerning their identities and cultures in relation to their daily lives in the UAE.
    For more information and to submit your work, click
    here.
    Deadline: May 17
  • In Fall 2014 the Goethe-Institut will host a six-week training on Cultural Management in Germany. The program aims at professionalizing Arab cultural workers, developing a sustainable pan-Arabian network between cultural institutions and promoting cooperation between Arab and German cultural institutions.
    For more information and to apply, click
    here.
    Deadline: May 17
  • Beirut Art Center is now accepting submissions for its annual group showExposure 2014 – Under Construction. The theme of the show is  in reference to the participating artists and the early stage at which they are building their practice. It also refers to Beirut, a city in a continuous process of transformation; its landscape is regularly destroyed, rebuilt, hence redrawn.
    For more information and to apply, click
    here.
    Deadline: June 19

 

Deadline June 9

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Open Call for Research Fellowship

Delfina Foundation is inviting applicants from India and the Arab world for the Research Fellowship 2014, which is in partnership with Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) and Goldsmiths College’s Department of Visual Cultures and the PhD Program in Curatorial/Knowledge.

The Research Fellowship 2014 aims to provide an opportunity for intensive research in the field of visual culture by curators and researchers, and  priority will be given to ideas that can be reasonably developed during the three-month residency into a blueprint for a future project (e. g. publication, exhibition, etc.). 

For more information and to apply, click here.

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  • The Production Awards program seeks to assist young Arab creators of all disciplines under the age of 35. The program offers young artists grants of up to $6,000 to support creative projects in the fields of literature, music, theater and visual arts, and of up to $10,000 in the fields of film and video.
    For more information, click here
    .
    Deadline May 28
  • Culture Vultures invites designers, visual artists, installation artists, writers, musicians, performers, researchers or conceptual artists to apply for a one-month artist residency exploring the techniques, materials and personalities of the traditional crafts masters of Fez alongside a Fassi or Sefrouian artisan.
    For more information, click here
    .
    Deadline June 3
     
  • ArteEast and The Watermill Center invite artists of all discplines from or based in the Middle East and North Africa to apply for our 2015 Residency Program.
    For more information, click here
    .
    Deadline June 11

Deadline: May 31

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Contemporary Image Collective (CIC) seeks an Artistic Director

CIC is seeking a highly motivated individual to take on the role ofArtistic Director. The Artistic Director will work closely with the Managing Director to further the depth and breadth of CIC’s mission.

The Artistic Director should have a demonstrable knowledge of contemporary visual art practices and discourse, as well as a strong interest in researching and engaging the expanded field of the image, its languages and modes of production and circulation.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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  • ArteEast is looking for a short-term volunteer to help edit video footage and lend their graphic design skills to a current project. 10-15 hours max, can work remotely. 
    For more information, email
    nalireza@arteeast.org
    Deadline: May 16
  • artellewa is looking for an experienced Managing Director for a two-year contract for the overall management of artellewa art space. 
    For more information and to apply, click here
    .
    Deadline: May 20
  • Ashkal Alwan is seeking a Senior Cultural Manager to work closely with the Director and the team in carrying out programming and administrative duties. 
    For more information and to apply, click
    here.
    Deadline: May 30

 

Dates: May 9 – 12

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Frieze New York 

This year marks the third iteration of Frieze New York, an art fair that takes place annualy on Randall's Island. In addititon to featuring over 190 of the world's leading contemporary galleries, there are also new artists' commisions (Frieze Projects) and Frieze Talks.

Galleries include : CRG Gallery, galerie kamel mennour, Sfeir-Semler, and The Third Line.

For more information, click here.

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  • Leila Heller Gallery returns uptown with a 16,000-square-foot, six-floor space in Midtown Manhattan that she will operate in addition to the Chelsea location. 
    For more information, click here
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  • The Mosaic Rooms and aria (artist residency in algiers), are pleased to present Intervening Space: From The Intimate To The World.  This exhibition, curated by Yasmina Reggad for aria, is the first London group show of six contemporary Algerian artists, featuring newly-commissioned and reimagined works.
    For more information, click
    here.
    Dates: May 16 – June 28
  • Recognizing the Invisible Monument a talk with Fadi Shayya and Fouad Asfour is an informal discussion about public space, urbanism and the politics of memorialization, that will take place at 98 Weeks in Beirut.
    For more information, click
    here.
    Date: May 21

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