OPEN CALL FOR TRAVEL GRANTS | VISIT AMMAN DESIGN WEEK 2019
FANTASMEEM Fair provides networking opportunities and fosters creative entrepreneurship by offering travel grants and participation in design fairs for designers, illustrators and animators residing in Lebanon, working in fashion, product, interior, furniture, graphic design or other. The grant enables emerging design practitioners to connect and exchange with other creatives, makers and investors and to be inspired by different design scenes in the region.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 18, 2019
Amman Design Week showcases the best of Jordanian and international design work and
strengthens creative economies as well as entrepreneurship, all within the context of the region’s rich cultural heritage.
If you are an early-to-mid-stage designer and are motivated to visit the Amman Design
Week 2019, apply by filling the application form through this link and by presenting your portfolio, CV as well as a letter of intent describing a) your motivation for applying and b) how your participation in FANTASMEEM Fair will benefit your current design practice or business.
Submit all application documents (application form, CV, portfolio and motivation letter via email (firstname.lastname@example.org ).
Candidates selected by the FANTASMEEM Fair jury will receive a total amount of 850$ (1,275,000 LBP) to cover accommodation and travel costs for their trip to Amman. Furthermore, TAKWEEN, the sister project of FANTASMEEM in Jordan, will provide the participants a program introducing them to Jordanian design studios and initiatives.
Announcement of selected candidates: September 27, 2019
For further information about the application requierement, submission guidelines and eligibility as well as selection criteria, please read the open call carefully:
FANTASMEEM consists of four independent modules as well as several accompanying activities targeting designers, design startups and entrepreneurs, makers and design professionals. Product & furniture, graphic & type, fashion & textile, interior and landscape designers as well as animators and illustrators from Lebanon and the MENA region who are residing in Lebanon can apply to one or several training modules.
On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) and the Goethe-Institut promote the emerging market of cultural and creative industries in Africa and in the Middle East.