ArtRole Is Nominating three artists from Middle East for the fifth edition of the Jameel Prize,en, an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition established by the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in collaboration with Art Jameel. The work will be on show from June 28th – November 20th 2018.
Kamrooz Aram, Hayv Kahraman, Hala Kaiksow, Mehdi Moutashar, naqsh collective, Younes Rahmoun, Wardha Shabbir and Marina Tabassum.
The judging panel is Chaired by V&A Director Tristram Hunt who had this to say –
“The Jameel Prize continues to gain momentum.
This – the fifth edition of the Prize – has attracted nearly 400 nominations from around the world, and for the first time, the shortlist features work from Bangladesh, Bahrain and Jordan. This year’s outstanding shortlist displays real diversity; the judges found beauty, spirituality, complexity, humour and
“The shortlisted artists for Jameel Prize 5 represent an array of amazing talents, who are engaged in diverse practices in art and design, that are conceptually-oriented and in sync with latest discourse of contemporary art, yet rooted in discrete ways to their own cultures and multiple identities. Jameel Prize 5 expands our horizons of what modernity and contemporaneity truly mean, and enriches our understanding of a truly globalised art world beyond its current confines”.
ArtRole Chief Executive Adalet R Garmiany has contributed to a Book Titled “Future Imperfect: Cultural Institutions and Contemporary Art Practices in the Middle East” (New York and London: IB Tauris). Edited by Anthony Downey
Adalet contributed an essay on contemporary cultural institutions in Iraq, and his experience working over a decade as Chief Executive and Founder of ArtRole in relation to cultural production and the value of cultural exchange, particularly within the Middle East, and the focus on social change through art. The book considers how practice is encouraged through institutions and how, in turn, practice influences institutions.
Details: Kurdish & Arabic: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1095408143855922&id=215054735224605&fref=nf&pnref=story
ArtRole: Adalet R. Garmiany, ArtRole CEO exhibited work in a solo exhibition of Painting & Sculpture at the Sardam Gallery, Sulaymania City, Iraqi Kurdistan.
ArtRole Has nominated six artists from the Middle East & Europe for the Seventh Artes Mundi Prize, The UK’s leading International Art Prize, based in Wales 2015.
1. Bahram Hajou – Germany
2. Jamal Penjweny – Iraqi Kurdistan
3. Awder Osman – Iraqi Kurdistan
4. Ali raza Garmiany – Ierland
5. Justine Blau – Luxembourg
6. Haure Madjid – German
An art auction to Help the displaced in Iraq was held in Erbil, Iraq – November 21, 2014.
ArtRole is pleased to announce that it will be a Middle East partner for the Future Generation Arts Prize 2014.
The Future Generation Art Prize established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation and
implemented by the PinchukArtCentre is a worldwide contemporary art prize to
discover, recognize and give long‐term support to a future generation of artists. The
Prize is a major contribution to the open participation of young artists in the dynamic cultural development of societies in global transition.
NILF will include practical workshops focusing on poetry and prose (with particular emphasis on the short story form). The workshops will be led by authors participating in the festival.
Application form for workshops:
(pdf downloads – please email completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org)
ArtRole in collaboration with Goethe Institut of Irak is developing an exchange art project Save Your Environment, between Germany and Iraqi Kurdistan – an environmental project for public awareness. Six German and Kurdish Iraqi designers work has been selected.