Art Noise Travel Residency Program invites visual artists, Applied Artists, designers, Art Theorists/writers, cultural students are invited to explore African Arts and Cultures through work-study relationships with contemporary African Artists and Traditional Artisans as well as personal work across three African countries and their communities for a period of 3 months.
The selected applicants will receive a monthly allowance of up to $2,000 depending on the project, travel allowance, insurance, safety and insurance work space and residential accommodation in the communities.
All Art created during the residency will be presented in a public exhibition space.
The presentation should also include a short written presentation about the experience which will be shared in our magazine at the end of the year.
The selected African countries to be visited are:
Lagos (where the final exhibition will take place)
*Due to the instability in some African Countries, the selected countries are subject to change before the start of the residency to ensure the safety of all candidates.
It is our mission to support and empower creators by inviting artists to reflect, act and intervene in everyday African life, exploring the ways that society on the African continent is changing in order to promote innovation and create social impact.
Our values are: respect for personal, cultural and religious differences, diversity, individualism, education and social and community development.
WHO IS RESIDENCY FOR?
Visual artists, designers, art writers, cultural students, applied artists of African/ black descent or of non black descent who are interested in african/black arts and cultures who speak English, French, Arabic, Spanish, Portugese or German.
Age: 18 – 35
- Artistic ambition
- Social impact
- Selection of candidates: Mid-May 2018
- Residency begins: June 2018
- Residency Period: 3 months