31 October 2018.
Online, Three-month creative residency (France, Paris).
4th EDITION / ‘Friends of the Arab World Institute PRIZE for young contemporary Arab artists
The Society of Friends of the Arab World Institute helps the Arab World Institute (AWI) fulfil its mission to promote the discovery and knowledge of the Arab world. The Prize for young contemporary Arab artists aims to promote emerging creative talents from the twenty-two Arab League countries and give young artists international visibility.
Launched in 2016, the Prize aims to support and help the general public discover young artists in the Arab world. The Prize aims to reveal new talent every year. Through this project, it also aims to give the general public an opportunity to see the contemporaneity of the Arab world through the unique view of a generation of artists who are under forty.
The 4th edition of the ‘‘Friends of the Arab World Institute (AWI) Award for young contemporary Arab artists” will be organized as part of “Football & Arab World” collective exhibition, which will be inaugurated in April 2019 at the AWI.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Visual arts (drawing, photography, video, installations).
English or French.
Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, or Yemen.
Three-month, from 1 March to May 2019.
- Submission of applications: until 31 October 2018
- Meeting of the jury: November 2018.
- Announcement of the prizewinner: November 2018.
- Residency: 3 months, from March to May 2019.
- Inauguration of the exhibition and prize-giving ceremony: 15 April 2019.
Participation in the competition is reserved for applicants who meet the following requirements; they must
- A national of one of the following countries: Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, or Yemen.
- An artist involved in the visual arts (drawing, photography, video, installations, etc.)
- Aged under 40 (or aged 40) on 31 October 2018.
- Apply as an individual.
- An artist whose work has never been the subject of a monograph (other than in a gallery and art school).
- Be able to speak some English or French.
- Completed his/her studies.
- The Prize will offer the winning artist a three-month creative residency at the Cité Internationale des
Arts in Paris, between March and May 2019.
- The artist will receive professional help and support and will be able to interact with the general public in workshops.
- The Prize includes a grant of 3,200 euros.
- It is composed of a grant for living expenses and creativity grant for the creation of a work whose project has been submitted to the jury.
- The work will be exhibited during the entire period of the collective exhibition ‘Football et monde arabe’ (‘Football and the Arab world’) at the Arab World Institute (Paris, France), from 15 April to 18
- The winning work will then enter the AWI Museum’s collections.
First Step: Download the Application form from Here, and fill it, you will find the application form at the end of the PDF.
Second Step: Candidates will need to assemble an application dossier in French or English, comprising the following elements:
- The completed application form.
- Project description (2 pages max.)
- A CV (solely featuring the candidate’s artistic career.)
- A copy of an identity document.
- A portfolio presenting previous work (between 5 and 20 pages max.)
Dossiers will need to be sent, by post, e-mail, or Google Forms to the address below, with a strict deadline for receipt of 31 October 2018, at midnight:
Société des Amis de l’IMA
1, rue des fossés Saint Bernard – Place Mohamed V – 75236 Paris Cedex 5, FRANCE
E-mail: [email protected]
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Shahira Aliwi/ Syria “
Reviewed by “Alyaa Abdelraouf/ Egypt”
MARJ3 Scholarships team