Institutional Supporters

Mophradat receives general support from Fonds Maribel Social, Ford Foundation, Open Society Foundations, and Teiger Foundation.

Current Project Supporters

Mophradat receives funding for some of its programs from the German Federal Foreign Office.


The Accomplices program partners include the Athens School of Fine Arts (Athens), SALT (Istanbul), STUK Kunstencentrum (Leuven), and Tabakalera (Donostia/San Sebastian).

The Art Time Residencies program partners include Capacete (Rio de Janeiro), Center for Contemporary Art (Glasgow), Confort Moderne (Poitiers), Cove Park (Peaton Hill), Elektronmusikstudion EMS (Stockholm), Kunstcentrum BUDA (Kortrijk), MaerzMusik (Berlin), Nyege Nyege (Kampala), and Wiels Center for Contemporary Art (Brussels).

The Artists Fellowships program partners include the Arab Image Foundation (Beirut), Beirut Art Center (Beirut), Dox Box (Berlin), Haven for Artists (Beirut), and Take Me Somewhere (Glasgow).

The Arts Fellows (2018/2019) program partners included Ashkal Alwan (Beirut), Beurschouwburg (Brussels), CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo (Madrid), Centre for Contemporary Arts (Glasgow), Contemporary Image Collective (Cairo), Contour Biennale (Mechelen), Münchner Kammerspiele (Munich), Off Biennale (Budapest), SALT (Istanbul), State of Concept (Athens), and Wiels Center for Contemporary Art (Brussels).

The Consortium Commissions 2023/2025 partners include Alkantara Festival (Lisbon), Ancienne Belgique (Brussels), CARA (New York City), Centrale Fies (Dro), If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want to Be Part Of Your Revolution (Amsterdam), Kaaitheater (Brussels), and Le Guess Who? (Utrecht). The partners of the 2020/2022 partners include Alkantara Festival (Lisbon), Ancienne Belgique (Brussels), De Appel (Amsterdam), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin), Kunstenfestivaldesarts (Brussels), Portikus (Frankfurt), The Renaissance Society (Chicago), The Showroom (London), and Spielart Festival (Munich). The partners of the 2018/2020 edition include Ancienne Belgique (Brussels), Centre for Contemporary Arts (Glasgow), The Hammer Museum (Los Angeles), Institute for Contemporary Art (London), Kunstcentrum BUDA (Kortrijk), KW Institute for Contemporary Art (Berlin), MDT (Stockholm), Museum of Contemporary Art (Toronto), and NEXT Festival (Kortrijk).

The Orbitals program partners include FICA Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art (New Delhi) and Tamayo Museum (Mexico City).

Mophradat is a member of the Annual Donors Meeting for Arts and Culture in the Arab Region and EDGE Funders Alliance.

Partners of the Art Lives Initiative

Supporters of Past Projects 

Allianz Kulturstiftung, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Anna Lindh Foundation, Between Bridges, British Council, European Cultural Foundation, European Endowment for Democracy, the Flemish Authorities, Foundation for Arts Initiatives, the German Federal Office, Goethe Institut, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Institut Français en Egypte, Institut Français au Liban, International Media Support (IMS), Kulturstiftung des Bundes, marra.tein, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Open Society Foundations, Pro Helvetia, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, and Vlaamse Gemeenschap.

Special Thanks

We are also grateful to our peers who offer a helping hand and advice, including (amongst others) Benjamin Seror, Jenifer Evans, Jessica Gysel, The Kitchen/Idioms Film, Lina Attalah, Lissa Kinnaer & Dirk de Wit (Flanders Arts Institute), Marnie Slater, Mohanad Yaqubi, Nasri Atallah, Xenia Kalpaktsoglou & Pegy Zali (Lab for Urban Commons, Athens).