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The Jameel Prize 2013

The shortlisted for the 2013 Jameel Prize are: Faig Ahmed, Nada Debs, Monir Fatmi,Rahul Jain, Waqas Khan, Dice Kayek, Laurent Mareschal, Nasser Al Salem, Florie Salnot and Pascal Zoghbi.

The artists were selected on 1 November by the judges
Huda AbiFares
Founder of Khatt Foundation (Centre for Arabic Typography in the Netherlands
Dr Nada Shabout
Associate Professor of Art Education and Art History, and the Director of the Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Institute at the College of Visual Arts and Design, University of North Texas
Rachid Koraichi
Artist and winner of the Jameel Prize 2011, based in Tunisia and France

The Jameel Prize exhibition will open at the Porter Gallery at the V&A in December 2013

Museum for Skills conference May 2012

Last year ArtProjects and Solutions curated and organised the conference Museum for Skills, held on 10 May 2010. The conference explored the value of skills, how we can preserve the skills we need and develop new skills for the future. Keynotes were delivered by Dr Iain McGilchrist, Prof Roger Kneebone and Prof Trevor Marchand. Funded by Norske Kunsthandverke and the Royal Norwegian Embassy and supported by the British Council and ArtQuest. The keynotes and panel discussion are available on:
vimeo.com/norwegiancrafts
blogspot.norwegiancrafts.com