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These grants are intended to support artists (individuals, collaborations, or collectives) to develop their practice. Among other activities, the grants can be used to pursue threads of research, stage an event, make new work, publish, travel, take part in a residency or workshop, or present an exhibition or performance. The grants are available for part of or a whole activity or project.
Approximately ten grants are awarded each calendar year, with an average value of 5000 euros.
Applications are due twice per year, on either April 1 or October 1, and results will be communicated within four weeks of these dates.
Two external advisors along with members of YATF staff select the grant recipients. The advisors’ names are published after grant recipients are announced.
Applicants must come from the field of contemporary arts (all disciplines are welcome);
Applicants must be primarily engaged with artistic concerns and aim toward high artistic merit;
Activities or projects can take place anywhere in the world, but must be by artists or arts practitioners from or living in the Arab World, and/or engaged with the Arab World;
Applicants must have the experience, knowledge, relationships, and/or support to realize their proposal;
The proposal must be achievable and completed within twelve months of the grant submission deadline;
Applications to attend degree-based study programs are not eligible.
Next Deadline: 1 October 2015
YATF is an international non-profit contemporary arts association that creates opportunities for thinking, producing, and sharing among contemporary artists from the Arab World and their peers everywhere.
New Grant of YATF for artists to pursue research, stage an event, make new work, publish, travel, or present an exhibition or performance.
Deadline: 1 April and 1 October every year