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First Abbara Training workshop 2017

The Culture Resource Foundation held the first training workshop in the framework of the fifth round of its Abbara programme. This round is unique in that application was open to independent cultural organisations from all Arab countries, whereas in the past it had been restricted to the “Arab Spring” countries: Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Syria and Yemen. More than 250 independent ... Read More »

Kon Ma3a El Fann at London’s Shubbak Festival

Kon Ma3a El Fann (Be with Art) Program participates this year in Shubbak, London’s largest biennial festival of contemporary Arab culture, organized in the period 1–16 July 2017. Within a broader framework of cooperation between Al Mawred Al Thaqafy and Shubbak Festival, Kon Ma3a El Fann will participate in a panel discussion as part of the ‘Survival of the Artist’ ... Read More »

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT | COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA MANAGER — CULTURE RESOURCE

Culture Resource announces the call for applications for the position of Communications and Media Manager.   The Communications and Media Manager will support the Managing Director of Culture Resource in expanding and diversifying beneficiaries from Culture Resource programs; broadening interest in Culture Resource’s work and services; and for increasing public awareness of its activities and achievements. S/he will be expected ... Read More »

Culture Resource Results for March 2017 Round of Mawa3eed

Mawa3eed grant results: 2017, Round 1 Culture Resource is pleased to announce the grantees of the first round of Mawa3eed for the year 2017. The Mawa3eed grant mirrors Culture Resource’s vision of supporting cultural and artistic exchange between all Arab countries. Grantees: 1- Ala Younis (Jordan), visual artist: The grant supports her travel from Jordan to Egypt in order to ... Read More »

Between Two Cities

Abbara Recipient, Megawara, Hosts the Exhibition ‘Between Two Cities’ in Cairo Megawra, a recipient of Culture Resource’s Abbara grant in 2015, hosted the exhibition, “Between Two Cities”, at Khalifa Community Center in Cairo from 18 to 28 February. The exhibition was curated by the architect and researcher Ahmad Borham in collaboration with Mazg for Comics Production, which was also a ... Read More »

Culture Resource’s Artistic Board and General Assembly Meet in Beirut

Culture Resource’s Artistic Board and General Assembly held their annual meetings on 1 and 2 February 2017 in Beirut. Participants discussed and assessed Culture Resource’s activities and programs in 2016 in the foundation’s various programmes, reviewed the budget, and reviewed and approved the plan and projected budget for 2017. They also discussed horizons for developing some of the programmes and ... Read More »

Results for Production Awards 2016 – Second Round

Literature: Yamen Hussein Syria Project: 3439 km A three-part anthology of poetry interspersed with drawings of imaginary maps. The  general themes of the three sections are: Internal Exile, Waiting and Apprehension, and Arrival and Final Exile. The verse and prose poems condense the changes and shifts between different types of exile, whether stationary or mobile, experienced by most Syrian people. ... Read More »

Culture Resource Results for December 2016 Round of Mawa3eed

Culture Resource is pleased to announce the names of the grantees of the fourth round of the Mawa3eed travel grant. As one of Culture Resource’s ongoing programs, Mawa3eed aims to support the cultural and artistic dissemination of artistic products and exchange within and among all Arab countries. The recipients for the grants in the December 2016 round are: Rabee’ Hanani ... Read More »

Culture Resource culture policy studies on World CP database website

It is now possible to access the complete culture policy profile for six Arab countries – Jordan, Algeria, Morocco, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt – on World CP, the International Database of Cultural Policies. The culture policy profiles offer a comprehensive survey of the state of cultural policies in these countries and are available, in English, on worldcp.org The publication of ... Read More »

“300 Miles” wins prize at Doclisboa

300 Miles, by the Syrian film director Orwa Al Moktad, was awarded the prize for “Best first full-length narrative film that conveys a new vision” in this year’s Doclisboa film festival. The film was produced with support from the Culture Resource Foundation through the foundation’s Production Grants program. 300 miles is the distance that separates the filmmaker, residing in northern ... Read More »

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