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October 31 2017

AFRICA CENTRE | AIR RESIDENCY 2017

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 16th, 2017

(Click here to download these guidelines. These guidelines are only applicable to our General Call for applications. Click here for a guide to the Bellagio Center applications.)

The Artists In Residency (AIR) Programme accepts submissions from emerging, mid-career and senior level artists across artistic discipline i.e. visual arts, performing arts, curatorial practice, performing arts, music, creative writing and literature who are either self-taught or formally trained in their respective discipline.

 RESIDENCY CRITERIA

Applicants must:

  • Be over 21 years of age;
  • Have a valid passport;
  • Be from the African continent and must minimally reside in Africa for six months of the year, and
  • Display a high proficiency in English

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants are shortlisted by a panel of AIR staff, strategic partners and seasoned art practitioners (curators, collectors, and art critics) who form part of the extensive Africa Centre network. Artists will be shortlisted based on the quality of their work/portfolio, written narrative (i.e. the ability to adequately process and respond to the application questions) as well as their previous experience and history of developing artistic work that advances social change and transformation in their communities.

APPLICATION METHODS

Applications can be made through the following avenues

1. Online Applications Portal:

Visit the Africa Centre AIR website to apply via our Online Application Portal

2. E-mail Application:

Download the AIR application form and send your application directly to airsubmissions@africacentre.net. Please ensure that all attachments are less than 5MB. Be sure to add the artistic discipline you are applying under i.e. visual arts/performing arts; music, etc followed by a dash and your full name in the email subject field. If your attachments are larger than 5MB, you can upload them using Google Drive and share a link to the folder with us.

Website: http://www.africacentre.net/air-2017-application-guidelines/

 

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