The ‘Friends of the Arab World Institute (AWI) Prize for young contemporary Arab artists ’ highlights emerging visual artists from the Arab World.
4th EDITION / ‘Friends of the Arab World Institute PRIZE for young contemporary Arab artists’
AWI Friends Prize : to support young artists
The Prize offers :
- A three-month residency at the Cité internationale des arts in Paris and a 3200€ 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- To exhibit an unpublished work as part of the spring event exhibition “Football and the Arab world”.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.
4th Edition : Football and Arab World
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.
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Conditions of participation :
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
To download the call for applications :
PRIX AMIS IMA 2019_CALL-FOR-APPLICATIONS_EN.pdf (914.27 KB)
PRIX AMIS IMA 2019_DOSSIER CANDIDATURE_FR.pdf (914.14 KB)
PRIX AMIS IMA 2019_DOSSIER CANDIDATURE_AR.pdf (914.14 KB)
To download the press release :
PRESS RELEASE_FRIENDS OF AWI PRIZE-2019.pdf (572.72 KB)
CP_Prix SAIMA-2019.pdf (571.56 KB)
CP_Prix SAIMA-2019_AR.pdf (933.58 KB)
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