An admission committee will review applications and select candidates. Decisions are based on the quality of the project work plan and the proposals’ suitability. Final acceptance is at the discretion of the selection committee. The application can be found here.
Beirut Art Residency is a nonprofit, artist-run interdisciplinary space welcoming residents from all artistic backgrounds.Their artist-in-residence program is for emerging artists embarking on their career and established artists exploring new disciplines. The residency seeks to foster cross-cultural relations between participants and the local artistic community in Beirut. This is achieved through organized screenings, workshops, open panel discussions and performances with art professionals from the Middle East and around the world.
The space includes 3 large bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a full kitchen and dining area. Residents may work in the high ceilinged open-plan studio or a private working area overlooking the courtyard. Upon admission artists can choose between a private or shared bedroom. WIFI is available throughout the space.
Shared studio space along with 1 private studio.
Tucked away in the side streets of central Beirut's Gemmayze district lies a building with inspiring views overlooking the shipping port. This area along with Mar Mikhael, is the center of Beirut's bohemian quarter. Since the end of the Lebanese civil war in 1990 the neighborhood has been undergoing gentrification. Today it is well known for its emerging art scene with the appearance of several galleries in the past few years.