Deadline:

March 20, 2020.

Location:

Lagos, Nigeria.

(Partially Funded)

Description

The Ben Enwonwu Foundation, Artist-in-Residence Programme 2020.

Initiated by The Ben Enwonwu Foundation in partnership with Alliance Française Lagos/Mike Adenuga Centre, The Lagos Creative Project focuses on experimentation and new possibilities in painting and sculpture.

More Details

The residency welcomes work in all areas of the visual arts and is open to artists of African and French descent. It seeks to foster cross-cultural ties and exchange between African countries and France by providing a platform for them to broaden their practice, nurture new forms and ideas, establish networks and develop collaborative projects.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, COMOROS & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE FROM AFRICA.

Program Period

Two sessions will hold every year from July – September and October – December, at the Centre.

Note: Announcement of successful candidates: May 11, 2020

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The residency also welcomes work in all areas of the visual arts and is open to artists of African and French descent

SELECTION PROCESS

Residents will be selected based on the quality of their work, commitment to their practice and adherence to the themes. Successful applicants will be contacted via email.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • All artists will receive a monthly stipend for incidentals and a one-off stipend for additional art supplies. Funding for travel within Lagos will also be covered while assistance with visa letters will be extended to international participants.
    – Note: You will be responsible for their visa fees, travel fare and health care.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill the Online Application Form:

  • All the Personal information ( Full name / date of birth / gender / Language(s) spoken City/country/ E-mail / Your Website )
  • Preferred time of residency

Second Step: Submit the following documents:

  • Passport photo & passport copy
  • CV (PDF) and artist’s statement explaining motivation and research objectives
  • Samples of previous work (PDF, website, link to Dropbox or similar)
  • Project proposal: Specific project for this residency, including special needs and production logistics

– Note:
For more details, please download the grant brochure Here.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Osama Mohamed/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Hadeer Mahfouz/ Egypt
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