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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 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 »

Culture Resource’s Managing Director, Rana Yazaji, Speaks about Cultural Leadership at the 7th Summit on Arts and Culture in Malta

The 7th Summit and Arts and Culture, which took place in Malta from 18-21 October 2016, focused on the theme of Cultural Leadership in the 21st Century. With  “arts and culture…considered to be at a crossroads – faced with many challenges and opportunities at the global, national and local level such as: the impact of new technologies on the production ... Read More »

Culture Resource Participates in Creative Lab on the Role of Arts & Culture in Creating Positive Impact

A two-day creative lab, organized by DOEN, AFAC, Festival du Niger Foundation, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (The Netherlands), was held in Amsterdam on 24 and 25 October 2016 and gathered leaders and practitioners in the culture field to discuss the role of arts and culture in building understanding and cohesion, and how the arts and culture community can ... Read More »

Culture Resource Returns From First Outreach Trip in Morocco

Culture Resource completed its first outreach trip to Morocco in November 2016. With the aim of increasing awareness about Culture Resource’s programs and expanding the organization’s network of artists, cultural managers and cultural institutions, the Communications team visited the cities of Rabat, Tangier, Meknes and Casablanca. In each city, the Culture Resource team met with local cultural players, spaces and ... Read More »

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