Alserkal Residency Summer Cycle 2020 in Dubai


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 10656

Opportunity Description

Alserkal Residency Summer which is going to be held on 1 June to 1 August 2020 in Dubai, is a good opportunity for artists, writers, architects, curators, and researchers. The participants who are living and/or permanent residents of the MEASA region, (Middle East, Africa, And South Asia), including  Afghanistan are eligible to be part of this short term program. The scholarship and additional supports will be provided by the Alserkal Residency team. Apply and be one of the global scholars and meet international and local art professionals.




Deadline: 1 January 2020                                                              Program date: 1 June to 1 August 2020

Duration: 1 Month


  • Traveling costs
  • Accommodation with shared room
  • Monthly payment
  • Research costs
  • Program expenses
  • access to an individual studio at Alserkal Residency about 24 hours
  • supported by Alserkal Residency team
  • connecting with international and global experts who are part of Alserkal Avenue’s network of peers.

Required documents:

  • Update CV including the following information (Full name, contact number, email, skype address, and personal website “optional”).
  • The professional statement, maximum of 250 words
  • An intent letter about 500 words with the description below:
  • What the artist/cultural practitioner would like to present for their public program. and mention if there are any specific media or studio requirements.
  • Portfolio
  • Curators/writes/ researchers must submit at least two writing samples (each of them should be about 500 words).


  • The documentation should be your new work (the dating back no longer than 5 years).
  • The submission image should not be more than 15 images.
  • Please include the date, title, size, and materials in your images list.
  • If the portfolio size is more than 2MB, you can mention a link to, where you can view the files.
  • If your photos do not meet your work, instead you can submit up to 4 video/audio URL links that support the application (each video/audio must not be more than 5 minutes).
  • Please submit the right links of your video/audio to the server/website where the file with a portfolio could be viewed.
  • The size of your file should be less than 2MB.
  • The documents should be in PDF format

How to apply:

Fill and submit your document through the online platform

Apply NOW 

For more information, please visit the program website 


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