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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT | MANAGING DIRECTOR — CULTURE RESOURCE

Culture Resource announces the call for applications for the position of Managing Director of Culture Resource. EXPERIENCES & PERSONAL SKILLS Candidates interested in this post must have the following experiences and personal skills: A minimum of ten years of experience as a cultural manager directing  a large cultural organization(s) and/or projects; Have developed a good reputation as a cultural manager ... Read More »

Tajwaal Results – 2nd Round 2016

Culture Resource is pleased to announce the names of applicants who have received a travel grant at the second round of the “Tajwaal” program. Tajwaal was launched in April 2016 and is a direct translation of Culture Resource’s vision in support of the dissemination of the regional culture and arts globally. Grantees:  Abdullah Alkafri (Syria), a writer, cultural programmer, and ... Read More »

Announcement: Mawa3eed Grantees for Round 3

Culture Resource congratulates the grantees for Round 3 for its regional travel fund, Mawa3eed! Al-Hilal Ahmed Mawloud: Received a grant to support the travel of five trainers in filmmaking from Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Libya to take part in the Nouakchott International Short Film Festival in Mauritania. Aliya al-Khalidi: Received a grant to support the travel of the team of ... Read More »

‘Sea of Stories’: From Production Awards to the Qalandiya International Festival

Palestinian artist, Hana Sleiman, is taking part in the third edition of the Qalandiya International Festival with Sea of Stories: Voyages of the Palestinian Archives, an exhibition produced with the support of the Culture Resource’s Production Awards program. The exhibition opened on 11 October at the Dar El-Nimer Center for Arts and Culture (in Clemenceau, Beirut). Sea of Stories reveals ... Read More »

Partner Forum for Promises Innovative Collaborations for Tandem/Shaml 2016

Fifteen cultural organisations from six Arab countries (Lebanon, Jordan, Morocco, Mauritania, Egypt and Tunisia) met with 15 cultural organisations from European countries (Finland, Italy, United Kingdom, France, Albania, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Hungary and Northern Ireland) in the five-day Partner Forum for the fourth round of the Tandem/Shaml program. Held in Amman (Jordan) from 14 to 18 September 2016, the meeting ... Read More »

Winners Announced for 2016 Cultural Policy Grants

Culture Resource is pleased to announce the winners of Culture Policy Grants which are designed to support national and regional projects and initiatives in the field of cultural policies in the Arab region. The call was open to cultural directors, artists and legal professionals with grant amounts of up to $8,000USD which were available for projects and initiatives that focused ... Read More »

Production Awards grantees and project summaries for first round of funding in 2016

Literature: Alaa Salama (Palestine) Project title: The Faceless This novel is about a soldier in the Syrian army that loses the ability to distinguish, recognize and remember faces while he is on the battlefront. He becomes incapable of distinguishing one colleague from another, then his colleagues from the rebels, so he fights in line with the rebels when they take ... Read More »

Mawa3eed Grantees – June 2016 Round

Karim Touwayma: Received a grant to travel from Tunisia to Morocco with 5 members of the team of the theatrical play “Bori” to present the play within the framework of “The Choreographic Encounters of Casablanca”. Alaa Ghawas: Received a grant to travel from Bahrain to Egypt with 5 members of the musical band “Likwid” to participate in the 8th edition ... Read More »

Ali Chahrour at Festival d’Avignon

Lebanese choreographer, Ali Chahrour, will be staging two of his works at the 70th Festival d’Avignon from 16 to 23 July. His first piece, Fatmeh, which was produced with grant assistance from Culture Resource’s Production Awards program, will be performed from 16 to 18 July. The second work, Leila’s Death, will be performed from 21 to 23 July. Both shows will ... Read More »

Official statement on the status of the MA Program in Cultural Policy and Management from Culture Resource

In September 2015, Culture Resource announced the names of students who have been selected to join the first round of the MA Program of Culture Policy and Management, the first two-year program of its kind in the Arab region, to be conducted in both Arabic and English and hosted by The Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Ben M’sik, Casablanca in ... Read More »

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