Language 
English
Founded 
2011
Duration 
2 to 3 months
Paid by host 

Travel, accommodation and per diem.

Application guidelines 

The Ashkal Alwan residency program targets Arab and international visual artists, writers and curators–emerging or established–and is mostly by invitation, but occasionally spontaneous applications are considered.

Ashkal Alwan

Ashkal Alwan

The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts

Description 

The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts, Ashkal Alwan is a non-profit organization based in Beirut, Lebanon. Since its inception in 1994, the association has committed itself to the production, facilitation and circulation of artistic practices across a range of disciplines and media.

The artist-in-residency program is a platform for building dialogue and creating dynamic networks across diverse art communities. This program provides opportunities for emerging and established artists, cultural practitioners and researchers to conduct artistic and cultural research and production in Lebanon. Ashkal Alwan hosts residents in Beirut and also works with a network of partners to locate residencies for artists from Lebanon and the Arab world.

Ashkal Alwan offers 2 to 3 artists each year a 2- to 3-month research residency in Beirut.


Ashkal Alwan also runs the Home Workspace Program (HWP), an annual, 10-month long, interdisciplinary arts program at the post-graduate level. Launched by Ashkal Alwan in 2011, the program targets artists and cultural practitioners who wish to further their practice in a supportive environment in Beirut. Read more about this program here.

Technical Information 

Workspace facilities (2000m² ) and a cafeteria are available.

Address: 
Jisr El Wati, Street 90,
Building 110, 1st Floor
Beirut 2066-842
Lebanon
Telephone 
+961 1 423 879
Fax 
+961 (0) 1 423 879

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