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Call for Artists: Watermill Center/ArteEast 2013 Residency (January-June 2013)

[Image via the Watermill Center/ArteEast] [Image via the Watermill Center/ArteEast]

In 2011, The Watermill Center and ArteEast partnered to launch an annual residency supporting the development of a new work by artists based in the Middle East and North Africa. The residency is accompanied by an artist talk with the community about the work done in residence. The 2011/2012 ArteEast artist was Abbas Akhavan.

ArteEast is proud to announce that the partnership will be included in one of the Spring 2013 Residency slots (January - June 2013) at The Watermill Center. Deadline for applicants is 1 June 2012.

Who Can Apply? Artists, art practitioners, and institutions based or active in the Middle East and North Africa are invited to apply for the opportunity to participate in a residency program at Watermill Center. Eligible participants are citizens and/or residents of the following countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen. This residency is fully funded.

Artists interested in applying should visit here and select the ArteEast Partnership : Spring 2013 Residency Program.

For the complete Watermill Center Application Guidelines please click here.

Artists will be selected by The Watermill Center Selection Committee as well as by members of the ArteEast staff.

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