4th EDITION / ‘Friends of the Arab World Institute PRIZE for young contemporary Arab artists’

En français

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.

Participation in the competition is reserved for applicants who meet the following requirements; they must be:

  • 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 offers :

  • A three-month residency at the Cité internationale des arts in Paris and a 3,200€ grant 

  • To exhibit an unpublished work as part of the spring event exhibition "Football and the Arab world". 

  • The entry in the collections of the museum of the Arab World Institute, of this same work. 

Deadline: 31 October 2018

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