Residency in Northern Morocco. Deadline: Sept. 10. 2013.

Jessica Stephens has asked us to post this artists residency project that she is organizing around a pilgrimage festival in northern Morocco. Please note that the event takes place in the middle of January and the submission deadline is the 10th of September, and that “Photography is NOT permitted at Sidi Ali thus photographers or film makers wishing to apply should take this into consideration”.
Here comes the information:
 

Artist in Residency (AiR) Sidi Ali, Morocco

12th – 19th  January 2014.

Culture Vultures announces an artists’ call-out for the second edition of an 8-day artist residence program around the Sidi Ali Ben Hamdouch pilgrimage festival (Moussem), pulling artists deep into a fusion of Islam and Moroccan folklore.

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Slaughter by Hollis Bennett

The itinerary summary  – Facilitated daytime and nighttime visits to the Moussem of Sidi Ali Ben Hamdouch interwoven with a program of talks, presentations,  interviews and feedback dinners with locals involved in the moussem and academics specializing in the field of Islamic studies and Moroccan culture.  The program also incorporates cultural activities such as a hammam visit and local trips to the surrounding area rich in heritage and fertile landscape.

The artists – the program is open to visual artists, dancers, performers, writers, designers, musicians, and multi-media artists interested in the rich culture, ceremonial festival and spiritual pilgrimage who want to gain insight, draw inspiration and obtain material to feed their work and artistic practice. The definition of artist is broad.

NOTE –Photography is NOT permitted at Sidi Ali thus photographers or film makers wishing to apply should take this into consideration.

More information: http://culturevulturesfez.org/air-sidi-ali

Contact:

Jessica Stephens
Culture Coordinator
culture.vulture1(at)rocketmail.com

http://culturevulturesfez.org
(00 212)06 45 22 32 03

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