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August 16 2018

Africa Centre : Call for residencies (Australia, Brazil, USA and Italy)

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Deadline: 15 October 2018

For the last seven years, AIR has successfully awarded 69 African artists, among them Mona Eltahawy, Victor Ehikhamenor, Njabulo Ndebele & Aida Muluneh, with residency opportunities around the world.

On offer this year are artist residencies at Bundanon Trust in Australia, Instituto Sacatar in Brazil, Fountainhead Residency &  ISCP-NYC in the USA. Residencies at these spaces are available to early and mid-career African artists who predominantly live and work on the continent. 

The Africa Centre is also accepting applications from mid-late career, highly accomplished artists for residencies at the prestigious Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center located on the shores of Lake Como in Italy. 

All residencies are available to innovative, provocative and socially conscious visual and performance artists, composers, fictionand nonfiction writers, playwrights, poets, video/filmmakers, curators, as well as artists working in digital art forms.

Each residency award has a distinct structure, set of requirements and duration. The costs of the residency and round-trip airfare are included in each residency award made.

The application guidelines specific to this competition are available here (Brazil, USA and Australia)

For the Bellagio Centre (Italy), see more information about this opportunity here

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