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Youth-led Cultural & Civic Initiatives

Call for applications: October 29, 2020
Submission deadline: December 25, 2020
Jury results announcement: January 26, 2021

The Youth-led Cultural & Civic Initiatives aim to encourage community-based and contextual projects using collaborative approaches and to raise knowledge and capacities of young artists, collectives and cultural operators from underserved areas on the development of contextual work, and community engagement in cultural and civic activities.

The component offers:
  • Up to 32 research and 24 production grants to support youth-led cultural & civic initiatives to implement community-based and contextual artistic production;
  • Two Collaborative Laboratories to take place consecutively where up to 16 artists, collectives and cultural operators will exchange experiences and raise capacities on cultural and civic project development applying community-based and contextual methodologies; and
  • Tailor made guidance, networking and support opportunities to be provided.

Thank you to all  artists, activists and researchers for their submissions.

We have received 377 applications from 7 countries
on December 25, 2020 and the selection process was completed on January 26, 2021.


Mehenni Reda -
Sahroui Fethi Collectif 220
Hamdi Mansour Ikram -
Musbahi Moad -
El Wazir Doha Beyn Collective
Dubois Léon Description of Alexandria
Sameh Nadine -
Hamid Sherifa Dataland
Ramadan Mohammad -
Hamdi Sarah -
Salem Noura Bahaleen
Mitwally Dalal -
Alali Mazen -
Geitani Toni -
Altef Safea -
Nehme Ibrahim -
Ash Dayna Haven For Artists
Bouchontouf Hassan Cie Colokolo Cirque urbain marocain
El Idrissi Youssef Kounaktif
El Hossaini Younes 560Zoom
Gagui Wajdi Col'Jam
Djamil Imane -
Ben Yebdri Nouha -
AL Astal Iyad -
Mouayad Abou Ammouneh -
Khass Yasmine SYKO Project
Mrabet Aly -
Henchiri Zeineb -
Chida Saif -
Benlakhdar Kaouther -
Manai Marwa -
Bchri Mohamed El Mohsen -

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