Madrassa’s 2017 preparing workshop and curatorial residencies: Call for members


Application Deadline: 5 May 2017.

Applications are presently open for the second release of Madrassa, which will happen amid harvest time 2017 in Casablanca, Alexandria, Algiers and Amman. Eight youthful guardians and expressions experts will be chosen to partake in this one of a kind program of curatorial research and practice in contemporary craftsmanship.

Madrassa bolsters inventive and free curatorial practices that look to render workmanship more open to all. It investigates socially connected with visual-expressions rehearses, advances communitarian tasks and rich transnational trade, and offers a stage for experimentation to the district’s rising curatorial abilities.

The current year’s version incorporates an instructional meeting in Casablanca (25-29 September 2017), which will incorporate gatherings, site visits, introductions and contextual investigations driven by local and worldwide caretakers and speakers, and also a ten-day curatorial residency in one of Madrassa’s accomplice establishments in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan or Morocco (1-10 October 2017).

The instructional courses and residencies are particularly devoted to elective historiographical approaches that are being created through curatorial practices in North Africa and the Middle East.


Madrassa targets experts (or understudies going to complete their reviews) that are dynamic in North Africa or potentially the Middle East, and who meet no less than two of the accompanying criteria:

Involvement in an association, for example, an exhibition hall, an expressions focus, a display, a celebration, a biennale, a craftsman residency, an expressions or culture magazine, files, and so on;

Ponders in social administration or expressions;

A solid enthusiasm for curatorial practices and workmanship history.

The program offers half-board convenience amid the preparation program and the residency.

For the curatorial residency, worldwide transportation is secured by the program.

For the preparation in Casablanca, worldwide and local transportation must be secured by the members (or their foundations).

Application Procedure:

Applications must be sent in English to and must include:

A CV and covering letter;

A venture proposition identified with your preferred curatorial residency in the nation (one page most extreme);

Whatever other applicable reports (workmanship or composing portfolio, and so on)

A decent learning of English is required, as it is the normal dialect of the vast majority of the members and speakers.

Course of events:

The due date for applications is 5 May 2017.

Chosen members will be advised on 30 May 2017.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Madrassa’s 2017 preparing workshop and curatorial residencies




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