Call for projects Kamel Lazaar Foundation (KLF) 2022

In continuation of the "Culture Solidaire" program KLF, launches its new call for projects in two sections: A call for artists from all disciplines, from and/or residents in the Arab world and/or the Mediterranean, willing to work in relation with Tunisia. A second call for researchers, curators, and writers willing to develop research, critical thinking and/or curatorial work in Tunisia

Call for projects for artists


An endowment of 3000 to 10000 USD (8000 to 28000 TND) will be granted for the selected projects.  Grants will be awarded according to the nature of the project by a selection committee. 

Goals of the call 

This call aims to encourage creation and dissemination in the arts sector to promote the most current artistic approaches in the Arab world and the Mediterranean. 

Projects may be submitted by artists, artists' collectives, or non for profit organisations.   

Projects may be shared with the Tunisian public, in a format such as an exhibition or performance, at the B7L9 Art Station in Tunis.  

Eligible fields 

All artistic fields. 

Terms of participation 

Artists from and/or residents in the Arab region and/or the broader Mediterranean willing to develop creative art projects that reflect deep and critical thinking on current issues and concerns.  

Duration 

Projects submitted must be developed within a period of 6 to 12 months. These deadlines may be extended if complex work is suggested. 

Application process 

The application should be submitted online and should include: 

  • A detailed CV, with examples of previous work 
  • A letter of intent 
  • The completed application form 

Applications may be submitted in Arabic, English, or French through the following link

Grant Contract 

A grant contract will be signed with the selected artists setting out the terms and conditions of their commitment to KLF. 

Selection process and committee 

An independent jury will be selecting the most relevant themes and topics according to the criteria set by KLF that can be achieved within the given time frame.  

Applicants may be invited to an interview with members of the Jury. 

Deadline for applications: Sunday 17 Avril 2022.  

Announcement of results: Friday 17 May 2022. 


Call for proposals for researchers and curators 

An endowment of 1000 to 5000 USD (3000 to 15000 TND) will be granted according to the nature of the selected projects.  

Goals of the call 

Supporting writers, intellectuals, researchers, and curators in questioning and rethinking artistic creation, and in imagining projects that are relevant and that reflect current approaches in critical thought. The selected candidates will be asked to share their work in the form of publications, exhibitions, and conferences/symposia. 

Eligible candidates 

Researchers, curators, writers, and thinkers wishing to develop research, critical thinking and/or curatorial work in Tunisia. 

Duration 

Projects submitted should be able to be realized and presented within 6 to 18 months.  

Application process 

The application should be submitted online and should include: 

  • A detailed CV, with examples of previous work 
  • A letter of intent 
  • The completed application form 

Applications may be submitted in Arabic, English, or French through the following link

Selection process and committee 

An independent jury will select the most relevant projects in line with the criteria set out by KLF, that may be implemented within the set deadline. 

Applicants may be invited for an interview with the jury members. 

Deadline for applications: Sunday 17 April 2022.  

Announcement of results: Friday 17 May 2022


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