Open Call: Artist Residency 2016


Date: Tuesday 14 Jun, 2016 - Sunday 10 Jul, 2016
Time: 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Venue: Milan, Italy, United Arab Emirates

Call out for U.A.E. based artists

Maraya’s residency programme is designed to support emerging and mid career contemporary U.A.E. based artists and designers in partnership with institutions internationally.

This residency programme is a reciprocal collaboration between Maraya Art Centre and FARE with a view of supporting both Italian and Emirati emerging talent.

FARE will host the selected artist providing living and working space in Milan, Italy during the month of September, 2016.


The following application materials are required in full to be sent to by 10 July, 2016.

- A one page covering letter describing your reasons for applying and details of a proposed project.

- A 1-2 page CV.

- One letter of recommendation from an arts professional.

- A low-res PDF portfolio with examples of your work (please send video/film via

- Passport copy/scan.

- Applicants must be over age 21. 

About FARE

FARE manages a residence for artists and curators through international exchange programmes that has welcomed a significant number of artists, curators, researchers and scholars over the years. It is based in FrigoriferiMilanesi, the old Milanese ice factory, a place for encounter and exchange dedicated to art and culture.