Fantasmeem training modules for designers from the MENA region residing in Lebanon – Call for applications
Deadline [extended]: 3 January 2019
FANTASMEEM is a one-year program initiated by the Goethe-Institut Libanon adopting a holistic approach towards supporting the design industry in Lebanon. This involves capacity building, fostering cultural / social / environmental entrepreneurship, and encouraging collaborations and knowledge sharing.
FANTASMEEM consists of four independent training modules as well as several accompanying activities targeting designers, design startups and entrepreneurs, makers and design professionals. Product & furniture, graphic & type, fashion & textile, interior and landscape designers as well as animators and illustrators from Lebanon and the MENA region who are residing in Lebanon can apply to one or several training modules.
FANTASMEEM Faculty / 19 February – 5 March 2019
Design Residency | Hammana Artist House
Application deadline: 3 January 2019
- FANTASMEEM Faculty is a two-week residency enabling 20 participants to develop their startup ideas through a mini-curriculum around design entrepreneurship. Besides financial support, the residents benefit from professional mentoring.
FANTASMEEM Factory / February – March 2019
Lebanon & abroad
Application deadline: 7 January 2019
- FANTASMEEM Factory offers job-shadowing opportunities, which include an approximately 2-4-week long stay in design related initiatives/startups/companies in Lebanon or abroad.
FANTASMEEM Forward / April – September 2019
- FANTASMEEM Forward supports designers in implementing their innovative business ideas. Besides receiving a startup grant, the participants are continually accompanied by mentors, have access to a working space and benefit from input sessions which are adapted to the grant holders' needs.
FANTASMEEM Fair / May – September 2019
- FANTASMEEM Fair provides opportunities to visit international trade fairs, conferences and conventions. The selected designers benefit from networking opportunities and present their products and services to international audience.
For more information and to apply online please click here.
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