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Harvard University invites application for visiting Fellowships to South Asian Artists 2016

Visiting Fellowships released by Harvard University for South Asian Artists 2016

The Harvard University is inviting applications for visiting fellowships for the artists from South Asia. Four artists will be selected for the academic year to Harvard University in Cambridge, Ma for a total of two weeks.

 

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About

The Harvard University South Asia Institute’s Arts Programme serves as a resource across all disciplines to explore critical issues of South Asia through the lens of art and design

The Programme welcomes applications from emerging artists in South Asia to come to Harvard University to participate in interdisciplinary discourse with students and faculty on global issues relevant to South Asia.

Study Subject

The Harvard University South Asia Institute’s Arts Programme serves as a resource across all disciplines to explore critical issues of South Asia through the lens of art and design.

Scholarship Award

Each artist will receive $1,000 USD of discretionary funds (not accounting regional taxes) after their visit. This modest discretionary fund is meant to cover the artist’s exhibit related costs and cultural excursions in the New England area. The costs of each artist’s economy travel, accommodation for the two weeks, and meals will be provided.

Eligibility

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

To apply, applicants must be a South Asian artist in any medium who uses their work to draw attention to the areas of economic, policy, and social issues. Particular attention will be paid to artists whose work is related to SAI’s ongoing research projects

Applicants country of residence must be within South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, or Sri Lanka), with particular preference for artists from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, or Sri Lanka, as SAI seeks to create unique opportunities for to engage with artists from countries that have less representation at Harvard.

This opportunity is meant to recognise and showcase the artwork of up-and-coming artists who would greatly benefit from facilitated connections with Harvard faculty and students and the opportunity to show their work at Harvard University. Up-and-coming artists must either be between 20 - 35 years of age or have limited international exhibits and residencies

How to Apply

To apply, you must be a South Asian artist of any medium who uses your work to draw attention to the areas of economic, policy, and social issues

Particular attention will be paid to artists whose work is related to SAI’s ongoing research projects: http://southasiainstitute.harvard.edu/projects/

For questions about the application process, please email Diana Nguyen, diananguyen@fas.harvard.edu

Important Date:

The deadline for both the fall and spring is 15th August 2016 (Monday)