98 weeks - Call for Communication and Administration assistant

18.12.2014

An ideal candidate would have an interest in contemporary arts, proficiency in communication tools (facebook, twitter, instagram, back-end website and newsletter), general administration (book keeping, professional correspondence, organizational emailing, weekly reporting, archiving, dropbox) and event management (overseeing event needs like documentation, supplies, equipment and space setup). 

English and Arabic fluency 

98weeks Research Project is an artists’ organization founded by Marwa Arsanios and Mirene Arsanios in 2007.

It is conceived as a research project that shifts its attention to a new topic every 98 weeks. Combining theory and practice, 98weeks understands research as an open-ended activity, involving collaboration and an inter-disciplinary approach to art marking.

98weeks’ projects take multiple forms such as workshops, talks, screenings, seminars, reading groups, publications and exhibitions.  

Please send a cover letter about why you are interested in applying for the position and your CV to info@98weeks.net
Deadline: January 5, 2015

RCF launches a Fund to support strengthening and sustainability of organisations and projects

04.12.2014

In the context of international mobility and exchange of artists and cultural operators, the Roberto Cimetta Fund is launching a funding line to support strengthening and sustainability of organisations and projects. This funding line aims to promote cultural and artistic initiatives lead by Arab artists and cultural operators developing local projects (venues, networks, platforms). We hope through this fund to create a leverage effect that could contribute modestly to rebalancing forces between Arab and European components in the exchange, as well as strengthening and sustaining cultural exchange between Arab regions. The grants provided will not exceed 3000€ and can be considered as co-funding depending on the projects selected. Only artists and cultural operators from the Arab world can apply to this fund. The experts and Board members of the Roberto Cimetta Fund will monitor the selected projects during their implementation. For more information go to the Support Programme section of this website.

 

Travel grants, Prince Claus Foundation

20.05.2014

The Prince Claus Fund’s Ticket Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners.  By covering travel costs, such as economy class plane or train tickets, the Ticket Fund assists in the professional growth and networking abilities of those it supports. The Ticket Fund is open throughout the year to receive applications. It is specifically intended for artists and cultural practitioners living in Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, non-EU Balkans and non-EU Eastern Europe who wish to travel within these areas.Please note, the Ticket Fund does not include accommodation, visa or per diem costs. 

 

Please find further information on the official website.

RCF - Seminar in Brussels - 27/02/2015

16.12.2014

In collaboration with the Region of Nord-Pas de Calais in Brussels, we have the pleasure to announce that the Roberto Cimetta Fund is organising a seminar entitled “Euro-Arab relations for local cultural development” on Friday 27th February 2015 at the Brussels based office of the Nord-Pas de Calais Region, 14 rue de la Science (M°Trône).

 

This seminar has been organised thanks to the sponsorship of Ms. Catherine Genisson, Vice-Chairman of the Regional Council Nord-Pas de Calais in charge of Culture.

 

Representatives of local and regional authorities in Brussels will be invited to attend to meet and exchange with cultural experts from Europe and the Arab world. 

 

If you would like more information just send a request to info@cimettafund.org

Call for applications: International Residency Programme, CCDC

10.02.2014

Open to emerging professional artists from Egypt, the Middle East, Africa and beyond, who work in the areas of contemporary dance and performance. The Cairo Contemporary Dance Center annual residency program offers artists in residence with a working space, artistic feedback, artistic accompanyment and presentation and exchange platforms.

 


Calls for Residences are open all year to those interested.


APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE:

- A short motivation statement

- A project description

- A short summary of your project description (max.1000 characters)

- Curriculum vitae for everyone involved in the project

All applications must include links to full length video examples of your own work. 

 

Application requests are sent here.

TRANKAT EPISODE #1. An itinerant exhibition in Morocco throughout 2014

31.01.2014

Rendezvous in Marrakech from February 27, 2014! Then in Casablanca, Rabat, Meknes, El Jadida, Oujda and finally, Tetouan!  

 

Produced by the French Institute in Morocco as part of the France-Morocco 2014 Cultural Season, and project partner of the Marrakech Biennale, the exhibition is presenting works by residents TRANKAT in 2013 and offers various readings of contemporary Morocco , its territories, zones of influence, cultural and social constructions.

 

You can find further information here.

New UN resolution on Culture and Development

30.01.2014

The UN General Assembly adopted by consensus on 12 December 2013 a third resolution on Culture and Development. Building on the recognition of the role of culture for development acknowledged in the previous resolutions, this new resolution represents an important breakthrough on the development agenda as it explicitly recognizes the direct linkages between culture and the 3 pillars of sustainable development (economic, social and environmental) as well as peace and security.

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