Calls for submissions

Featured: Call for Submissions: The 6th Annual Noor Iranian Film Festival – Deadline June 15

The 6th Annual Noor Iranian Film Festival is accepting submissions for Feature Films, Documentaries, Short Films, and Animations. Films by Iranian filmmakers, films made about Iran or Iranians, and films that include Iranians as part of the cast or crew qualify for submission.

The 6th Annual Noor Iranian Film Festival will take place in Los Angeles October 2013, and will travel to Daytona Beach, Seattle, Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Houston, San Diego, and San Francisco during the 2013-2014 seasons.

For more information, please click here.

 

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§  Manifest requests submissions for little works of art from around the world. For more information and to submit work, please click here

Deadline April 22

§  Artists and researchers are invited to submit their applications for the Spring-Summer Halka Art Project Residency Programme in Istanbul. For more information and to apply, please click here.

Deadline April 25

§  Apexart’s Franchise Program is now accepting 500-word proposals for group exhibitions to take place anywhere in the world except New York City. For more information, please click here

 Deadline May 3

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Funding Opportunities

 

Featured: Building Bridges: Campus Community Engagement grants – Deadline April 24

The Association of Performing Arts Presenters announces the Building Bridges: Campus Community Engagement grants program to follow upon the accomplishments and lessons learned from the Creative Campus Innovations grants program established in January 2006. Building Bridges supports U.S.-based performing arts presenting organizations interested in building interdisciplinary cross-campus and community collaborations that expand awareness, knowledge and understanding of Muslim societies.

APAP will administer up to eight grants of $100,000-200,000 each. Grantees are expected to plan and maximize resources collaboratively with campus-based and external community partners in order to engage targeted populations – with a primary focus on young people born after 1980 (the “millennial” population).

For more information and to submit an application, please clickhere.

 

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§  Open call to artists for Residency Unlimited and Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education's community-based residency program. For more information and to submit an application, please click here.

Deadline April 30

§  Sculpture Space, Inc. is pleased to accept submissions for the Season of Sculpture Festival. For more information, please click here

Deadline May 1

§  98weeks is launching an open call for curator in residency. The curator in residency will develop public programming such as workshops, talks, exhibitions and performances over a 3 to 6 months period. For more information and to apply, please click here.

Deadline Ongoing 

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Jobs and Other Announcements

 

Featured: Open Call: Contemporary Image Collective (CIC) Director – Deadline April 30

CIC is looking for a dynamic Director to envision, lead and manage its institutional growth and stability, as well as guide and implement its overall programming. The Director provides the overall creative and administrative leadership of CIC. The Director will engage in strategic planning with the goal of institutional development, positioning and sustainability in line with CIC's mission.

CIC is an independent non-profit art initiative founded in Egypt in 2004.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

 

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§  Frieze is now seeking a Head of Operations. For more information and to apply, please click here.

Deadline April 25

§  Rooftop Films is seeking interns for Summer 2013. A great opportunity for film, arts administration and nonprofit management students as well as young filmmakers. For more information, please click here.

Deadline April 28

§  MoMA’s Studio Teaching Apprenticeship Program provides emerging museum and arts educators with a paid opportunity to gain hands-on teaching experience and mentorship with veteran teaching artists and museum education staff. For more information and to apply, please clickhere.

Deadline May 4

  

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Industry News

 

Featured: Art in General Spring Exhibitions Opening: Youmna Chlala, Days of Being Wild – Date April 20
 

Art in General is pleased to present Days of Being Wild, a short film by artist and writer Youmna Chlala–who participated in ArteEast’s 2011 "The Anti-Artist Talk Series" at the Performa Institute–as part of their Spring Exhibition. The show features exhibitions by three young NY-based artists whose works are inspired by landscape from America's mythic west to modern Cairo, to the surf at New York's Jones and Long Beaches. 

Days of Being Wild documents a walled balcony where two small children play soccer, illuminating the vertical mosaic of city life. Though universal in subject matter, Chlala’s video lovingly documents modern Cairo, where life and leisure occur above the city, behind walls, blurring public and private space.

For more information, please click here.

 

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§  ArteEast and The Watermill Center present Nothing to Declare, a research-based lecture performance by Dictaphone Group, which explores borders within Lebanon, those between Lebanon and its neighbors, and across the Arab world. For more information, please click here.

Date April 18

§  Join Kulture Kids for the third insallment of the organization's reading series In Transit Monday, April 22 at 7:00 p.m. for a free reading of Holy Land by Mohamed Kacimi, translated by Chantal Bilodeau and directed by Tracy Cameron Francis. For more information, please click here.

Date April 22

§  The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents Senses of Springtime, a festival for all ages. Immerse yourself in the splendors of the Islamic world and the Ancient Near East. For more information about the event, please click here

 Date April 28

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