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FEZ THE TIMELESS Residency Program by Takafes

About Fez
Fez, the city that transcends time and space with its existence rooted in time (1200 years old), Fez is one of the top destinations for those who want to find themselves in deep states of awe and inspiration. The city is known for its cultural/ethnical diversity with an interesting contrast between traditional and modern aspects of Moroccan/Arab/Amazigh life.

Marc Riboud-1971
Marc Riboud-1971

About the program :
“FEZ THE TIMELESS” residency program is a program that aims to celebrate the heritage of this living museum by giving all the necessary tools and access to diverse facilities in order to create an inspirational hub for artists, researchers, creators…etc
The goal of this program is to connect international artists with Local inspiring culture (people/history/architecture…etc). Our vision is to create an atmosphere of creativity for our resident as well as encouraging them to be engaged within the local community through their creative skills.

Fez's Tanneries- Dimitri Markine
Fez’s Tanneries- Dimitri Markine

Who can be involved ?
– International Artists
– Researchers
– Creators

Disciplines :
– Visual Arts
– Conceptual Arts
– Performing Arts

Takafes will provide :
– Accommodation in the heart of Fez Medina
– Material/non material needs for the resident
– Studios
– Local human resources and assistance
– Connexion with local artists and institutions
– Cultural/historical debates sessions
– Professional Translation
– Full exhibition at the end of the residency

Takafes will not provide :
– Travel from/to Fez
– Food
– Personal Expenses
– Travel costs in Morocco

Type of the residency : PAID

Period of  residency : 15th of June 2016 – 15th of July 2016 ( Minimum 2 weeks- Maximum- 4 weeks)
Application deadline : 15th of May 2016