Arab Fund for Arts and Culture: 2018 Call for Visual Arts Program

Deadline: 1 May 2018

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) is now accepting applications in the Visual Arts category as part of its 2018 general grants program.

AFAC’s General Grant for visual arts supports painting, sculpting, photography, installations, audio-video arts, publications (artist book or other publications) and multi-media works of a contemporary and innovative nature. The grant also supports exhibitions, visual arts book publications as well as art production.

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) was established in 2007 by local cultural lobbyists as an independent initiative that funds individuals and organizations in the fields of cinema, performing arts, literature, music and visual arts while facilitating cultural exchange, research and cooperation across the Arab world and globally.

Funding Information

This year, AFAC has allocated a total of $330,000 in grants.

Eligible Candidates

  • AFAC is open to receive project applications from all Arab individuals working in arts and culture. Project applications are accepted irrespective of age, years of experience, country of residence, ethnicity, gender or religion.
  • AFAC also accepts proposals from local, regional and international institutions whose projects are related to Arab culture. These include artistic, cultural, social and educational institutions, galleries, centers and organizations, governmental and non-governmental, that are engaging with contemporary Arab arts and culture.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

For more information, please visit Arab Fund for Arts and Culture.

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