Call for applications: Recanati-Kaplan Prize
Villa Albertine, in partnership with the Institut du monde arabe and the Recanati-Kaplan Foundation, is launching a new program and prize to support artistic and intellectual exchange between the United States, France, and the Arab world.
The Recanati-Kaplan Prize will be awarded to one creator, cultural expert, or scholar in recognition of their achievements throughout their career, and in support of their proposed residency project in the United States. This project must be related to a major contemporary issue that affects both the United States and the Arab world.
A two-month residency in a US city shall be offered to the winner, along with a $15,000 grant.
Applications are open to any creator, cultural expert, or scholar from the Arab world proposing an original research project in the realm of arts and ideas that would require an immersive visit to the United States.
Applicants must hold the nationality of one of the following countries: Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, or Yemen.
All disciplines related to the arts, culture, and ideas are welcome: visual arts, design, architecture, performing arts, music, cinema, digital creation, fiction writing, comics, social sciences, etc.