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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 »

Tajwaal Round 1 Results

Culture Resource has the pleasure of announcing the names of the successful applicants who will be receiving a travel grant within the framework of the Tajwaal Program – Round 1. Tajwaal was launched in April 2016 and is a direct translation of Culture Resource’s vision of supporting the dissemination of regional culture and arts globally. Tajwaal Round 2 is ongoing, ... Read More »

Announcing opening of applications for Abbara 2017 – 2018

Supporting the institutional development of independent cultural initiatives in the Arab region Call for Applications –Round 5 (2017 – 2018) Culture Resource invites independent cultural initiatives/organizations who seek support in strengthening their institutional structures to apply for Round 5 of the Abbara Program. The call was opened on 26 May. Deadline for submitting applications is 22 July 2016. Applications can ... Read More »

Applications Being Accepted for Tandem/Shaml 2016-2017

Tandem/Shaml is a year-long cultural exchange program that seeks to foster long term partnerships between cultural actors and their organisations from the Arab region and Europe. The programme is an initiative developed in 2012 by the European Cultural Foundation (Amsterdam) and MitOst (Berlin) in collaboration with Culture Resource (Arab Region) and with the support of the Robert Bosch Foundation (Stuttgart), ... Read More »

15 selected for Imkan 2016 workshop in Lebanon

The jury responsible for judging applicants for Imkan 2016, a workshop that seeks to empower cultural leaders in the Arab region, has completed its task, selecting 15 trainees from seven Arab countries. The following individuals will participate in this round of Imkan: 1- Mustafa Adnan Jamil El-Sakran – Jordan 2- Jamal Ouldali – Morocco 3- Mohammed Bassalah – Morocco 4- ... Read More »

Mawa3eed Grantees – March 2016 Round

Maen Hasbani received a grant to travel from Brussels to Tunisia to give a workshop in cinema and photography to the youth of Bani Mtir, in the governorate of Jendoba in Tunisia. The workshop is organized by the Tunisian association L’Art Vivant under the umbrella of Culture Resource program Tunis Balad Al Fann. Hasan Suleiman received a grant to travel ... Read More »

Arab Cultural Policies Group: regional meeting in Beirut and cultural policies workshop

The Arab Group for Cultural Policies held its fifth meeting, organised by Culture Resource, in Beirut on 17 to 21 December 2015. The Arab Cultural Policies Group is made up of representatives from the national cultural policy groups that have been active in 12 Arab countries since 2011 with the support from Culture Resource. The meeting in the Lebanese capital ... Read More »

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