Art Jameel Commissions: Arts Writing and Research

When : 3 month period during 2019
Where : Dubai
Application Deadline : 1 December 2018
Application Fee : none
Stipend : Fully funded research and living expenses

The Open Call for the 2019 Art Jameel Commissions (due December 1, 2018) invites applications from writers, critics, art historians, curators & artists whose primary medium is writing, with a mandate to support the development of innovative research and the production of a substantial piece of writing. The winner receives a residency at the Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai. The Commission is open to artists from or based in the Middle East, North Africa & Turkey, as well as those from around the world with an interest in and familiarity with these regions. Art Jameel Commissions is an annual programme anchored at the Jameel Arts Centre. On a 3-year cycle, the programme focuses on sculpture (2018); arts writing & research (2019); and drawing & painting (2020).