New artist residency in Italy for Emirati talent

Fatma Lootah in her studio in Dubai's Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood. CREDIT: Fatma Lootah/Abu Dhabi Festival
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Are you a young, Emirati, visual artist who wants to take their career to the next level?

Fatma Lootah, a well-known Emirati artist who lives and works in Italy is opening up her Verona home for a 10-day development residency to the right applicant. In collaboration with Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (Admaf), the young artists accepted onto the programme will take part in workshops, individual reviews and group critiques as well as visits to nearby Italian cities.

If you are interested, send your CV, portfolio (PDF format) and statement of motivation (one A4 page) to Admaf by February 15, 3pm.

Applications should be sent by email to

Good luck! This sounds like a wonderful experience.