Call for Applications

Artist in Residence at Stal Gallery Muscat: Residency for Visual Artist

Stal Gallery Muscat, Oman and Goethe-Institut Gulf Region invite applications for a residency at Stal Gallery in the capital of Oman for an artist in the field of painting and visual arts. Applicants should have a formal academic education in the arts (painting, visual) and should have been recognized in the art market.

Location of the residency: Muscat, Oman Duration: 4 weeks

Date: January/February 2018, to be decided

Among the facilities of the Stal Gallery in Muscat, Oman, is the Stal Studio. A pleasant flat with a private studio provides the artist with the opportunity of living in Muscat for a month and developing an artistic project or realizing a joint project together with an Omani artist.

The Artist-in-Residence Program fosters the development of the Omani art scene and its outreach activities provide the guest artist with excellent conditions for becoming acquainted with Omani artists, culture and society.

Applicants should have a strong connection to international culture and/or should describe a project/work they want to produce in cooperation with Omani artists.

They should be open for a co-operation with the Muscat community and with schools. Applications should include:
  • CV
  • work samples
  • existing gallery contacts
  • a description of their interest in Oman (1 page) and of their intended project/work in Oman (1 page)
Applicants should be fluent in English, knowledge of Arabic is helpful.

Flight and honorarium as well as a budget (to be determined) for materials will be paid by the Goethe-Institut Gulf Region. For information on previous artists see here. Accommodation and studio will be provided by StalGallery. For information see here.

Please direct applications by 15.11.2017 to: Mail Symbollandwehr@goethe.de

Applications must be in English language.
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