Applications are open for fully funded Alserkal Residency Summer Program 2020 in Dubai. Alserkal Residency is a platform for artistic and discursive exchange, seeking to support cultural practitioners as they realize projects pertinent to their respective practices. Similarly, the main motive of the program is to be immersive and engage the local interdisciplinary community through a series of public events and conversations. Founded by Abdelmonem Bin Eisa Alserkal and the Alserkal family, the Residency focuses on research-based and socially-engaged practices. Alserkal Residency is part of the Alserkal Arts Foundation. The Alserkal Residency Summer program will run from 1 June 2020 – 1 August 2020.
Residency resources include:
All applicants must present the following materials as part of their application in a single PDF. Please make sure to upload a PDF file – no larger than 2 MB. The PDF file must contain the following information in the order outlined below. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Similarly, documentation should be of recent work (dating back no longer than 5 years) and should contain up to 15 images. Also, an image list should be included containing the title, date, size, and materials. If your portfolio is larger than 2 MB, please include a link to dropbox.com where we can view the files.
Moreover, if images are not possible due to the nature of the applicant’s work, we also accept up to 4 video/audio URL links that support the application (no longer than 5 minutes each). Also, please be sure to insert the links to the server/website where the file can be viewed within the portfolio.
Similarly, Curators / Writers / Researchers should include a minimum of two writing samples of 500 words each.
Note: The open call will close at 6 PM Dubai time on 1 January 2020.