The artists will be provided with studio space, mentorship, workshops, and outreach events.
A curatorial position is also open to an Emirati curator, who will work with the international curator to produce the artists’ works.
'The annual Artist-in-Residence programme has set new benchmarks in driving intercultural artistic exchange, one of the priorities of Dubai Culture,' Khalil Abdulwahid, manager of Visual Arts at the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority.
'We are taking [the program] to the next level through a structured and updated programme that enables the participants to experience Dubai’s artistic diversity fully, interact with the artist community, access materials effortlessly and derive inspiration from the city’s cultural identity,' he said.
London-based curator and writer Yasmina Reggad will lead the programmes’ commissions, help with the selection of the artists, and work closely with the artists to produce their works.
Public interactions will be available in the form of with open studios, talks, workshops, walks, and exhibitions.