Warehouse421 Project Revival Fund

Warehouse421 has launched the Project Revival Fund, part of the program that aims to alleviate the disruption affecting the creative production impacted by the challenges arising from the Covid-19 pandemic. Applications are now open, to local and regional emerging and mid-career creatives across multiple disciplines in the MENASA region, through 30 May 2020. 

Visual artists, curators, literary creatives, designers and musicians in the MENASA region, are encouraged to apply by clicking here, for monetary packages that can go up to $2000. 

Some of the selected projects will have the opportunity to be part of the Warehouse421 program of exhibitions and community-wide initiatives, in its continuous effort to provide a platform for creatives from the region.

 

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Eligibility:

Applicants must be over 21 years of age.

Applicants affected by the cancellation of projects as a direct result of COVID-19.

Applicants must be based in the MENASA region.

Projects must be engaging with issues that are relevant to the region.

Applications must be for in-process projects that have been affected.

Eligible Applicants are the ones not currently receiving financial support for their practice. 

 

Evaluation Criteria:

Applicants will be assessed on:

Relevancy: Project relevancy to region? Does the project add value to Warehouse421’s portfolio?

Budget viability: Is the project achievable? Is the budget realistic? Is the project feasible for the timeline?

Impact on career: How it will enhance career opportunity? 

 

Process:

Applications will be assessed on several criteria including: urgency, budget viability and impact. Applicants above the age of 21 can apply through an online application available in both Arabic and English. Submissions will be screened by a selection committee that includes members of the Warehouse421 team and cultural practitioners from the region.

Access the application form on this link.

What the fund covers:

The funds allocated to the selected creatives will cover the costs of producing and finalising projects that are currently on hold, including but not limited to library and digital learning resources, transcription and translation services, rental and purchase of equipment, art materials, and other tools that facilitate continuing the project while isolating at home.

If you have any questions, please reach out to us by sending an email to programs@warehouse421.ae

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