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takween networks
Offers travel grants to early- to mid-career designers based in Jordan, working in fashion, product, interior, furniture or graphic design to allow them to visit Beirut Design Week 2019 from 2 – 7 July.

takween networks

Date:
2 - 7 July 2019
Facilitated by:
Fantasmeem - Goethe-Institut Libanon
Location:
Beirut

What is takween networks?

takween networks offers travel grants to early- to mid-career designers based in Jordan, working in fashion, product, interior, furniture or graphic design to allow them to visit Beirut Design Week 2019 from 2 – 7 July.

The grant enables emerging designers based in Jordan a chance to connect with other designers in the region and to exchange with and be inspired by a neighboring design week. Beirut Design Week showcases the best of Lebanese and international design in order to strengthen creative economies and foster entrepreneurship, all within the context of the region's rich cultural heritage.

Applicants interested in visiting Beirut Design Week must present a letter of intent describing their motivation for applying and how participation in takween networks will benefit their practice or business.

The applicant will receive an amount of 800 JOD to cover accommodation and travel costs for the trip to Beirut.

Quick Facts

Requirements

  • Minimum stay in Beirut - 3 days
  • Attending the visitors program organized by Fantasmeem
  • Visiting Beirut Design Week’s programs
  • Independently organizing own accommodation and transportation using grant funds offered
  • Hand in a short report of the trip based on the experience at Beirut Design Week

How to Apply

  • Read the eligibility criteria and submission guidelines below.
  • Complete the Application Form linked at the bottom of this page.
  • Upload your supporting documents.
  • Review and agree to the terms and conditions of participation.
  • Submit your application.
  • Check that you have received an email confirming that your application has been submitted.

 

Applicants must apply through the application form. Applications will not be accepted by any other delivery method.

 

Applications that are incomplete, or not received by the deadline, will be excluded from consideration. We recommend applying well in advance in order to avoid technical problems.

Eligibility Criteria: Who can apply?

  • This open call is for all designers and creative entrepreneurs based in Jordan.

  • Applicants need to have a degree in design or any related field (art, manufacturing, engineering etc.) or have an equivalent professional experience of a minimum of 2 years (freelance or employed).

  • Be able to demonstrate relevant professional experience in one of the following areas: graphic design, product design, fashion design, and furniture design.

  • Authorization to enter Lebanon (valid Visa)

  • Students currently enrolled in a university degree program are not eligible to apply.

Selection Criteria

Participants will be selected based on their portfolios of previous work, entrepreneurial ambition, and their letter of intent.

Key Dates

  • Application deadline – 18 June 2019

  • Travel period – 02 July  – 07 July 2019 (+/- 2 days)

If you have any questions, contact us:  info@platform27.org

 


 

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