Young Artist of the Year Award (YAYA)

A. M. Qattan Foundation (AMQF)
This measure was reported by civil society.
Describe the main features of the measure/initiative: 
1. Working with emerging and young Palestinian artists regardless where they are or where they come from 2. Introducing the cultural scene, and the visual arts scene in Palestine to new artists and emerging artists 3. Building the capacities of young visual artists in areas of their interest through a yearlong program Main goal of the projects 1. To engage Palestinian artists in cultural and intellectual productions of high quality, led or supported by AMQF, which enables artists, partially or fully, to secure a livelihood through working in the field. 2. To Build the capacities of young emerging visual artists from Palestine, and the Golan Heights. 3. To build a wider and a more diverse audience, locally and internationally, for Palestinian culture, through implementing programmes supported by AMQF. 4. To support the promotion and publication of new experiences and productions of artists and writers.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?: 
1. New artistic practices are endorsed. 2. New waves of visual artists are introduced to the scene. 19 young visual artists during the past two editions of YAYA (2016, 2018) 3. Palestinian artists are engaged in cultural and intellectual productions, hence contributing to secure their livelihood 4.The capacities of young emerging visual artists from Palestine are enhanced. 5. A wider exposure on the Palestinian culture to a diverse audience, locally and internationally. 6. New experiences and productions of artists and writers are published and promoted.
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Visual Arts
Transversal Priority(ies)