Al- Mahatta Gallery – Palestine
Al- Mahatta - International Artists Workshop
September 22nd – October 05th 2009
Al-Mahatta Gallery is inviting Artists for participation in its two-week international Arts
Workshop residency program from September 22nd until October 5th, 2009.
Al-Mahatta - International Workshop is an artist-initiated project proposed
by artists in Al-Mahatta Gallery. The workshop is part of the Triangle Arts Trust
Network of workshops.
To download the workshop application and for more information, please visit Al-
The workshop will take place in the town of Birzeit, about 12 kilometers away from
the Ramallah City. The residencies and work spaces are set in an old building that is
situated between olive trees and is close to the historical town of Birzeit.
The workshop is process oriented, supports experimentation in all media and is
targeted at emerging to mid career artists in all fields; encouraging contemporary
work in painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, video, performance and sound.
This workshop is part of the *Triangle Arts Network of workshops currently active in
20 countries. The workshop will bring together 25 international artists practicing in a
wide variety of media, to work among each other, and share ideas and methods for
a period of two weeks in the serene town mountain of Birzeit. At the end of the two
weeks, the workshop will host an Open Day which will invite in the local public, artists,
and critics to celebrate the developments and results of the workshop.
The workshop will provide the selected artist with full lodging and food, working
space, local transportation and a small material stipend.
* The Triangle Arts Trust, established in 1982 by Robert Loder and Anthony Caro, is organized
as a network of artist-led workshops that encourages experimentation, and cross-media
1. Personal Information: name, age, nationality, contact details (address, email and
2. 200 words stating interest in applying
3. Bio/Curriculum Vitae
4. 10 digital images of work in JPEG formats (PC and Mac formats), resolution 1024 x 768
5. Inventory list of the 10 images sent on MS Word that includes: Title of image, date,
dimensions, medium, & explanation (if documentation of installation, performance etc.)
All 5 requirements are to be sent by email to
Time based work, such as performance, video, or sound can be sent by DVD by mail to the
Palestine, Ramallah, Al-Mahatta
P.O Box 38333
Applications must be received by August 10th, 2009. Late applications cannot be reviewed.
Selected artist will be notified by the end of August. Work or material sent by mail cannot be
returned back by mail.
For more information please contact the workshop team:
Rafat Asad: 00 972 59 9870421
Yara Odeh: 00 972 59 9673603