Berlin-Lagos residency programme 2019

The Goethe-Institut Nigeria, in cooperation with the Arthouse Foundation Lagos and the Berlin Art Institutions Galerie Wedding, ZK/U – Center for Art and Urbanistics and SAVVY Contemporary, is offering two residencies for artists / curators from Berlin in Lagos.

The call is aimed at artists and curators living and working in Berlin. Through the cooperation of Goethe-Institut Nigeria and Arthouse Foundation, this residence offers not only the possibility of working in Lagos / Nigeria, but also insight into the work of two important cultural institutions in Lagos, a variety of consultation and contact opportunities as well as the possibility of a final presentation at the Arthouse Foundation Lagos. In addition, there will be the opportunity to get an insight into the work of the second Lagos Biennal, which is taking place from oct. 26th - nov. 30th 2019. Around the same time, a residence program for an artist / curator from Lagos takes place in Berlin. In the run-up to the residence in Lagos, there will be a meeting with this resident in Berlin.

Topic of new commons:

Inspired by the theme of the second Lagos Biennale for Contemporary Art 2019 *, project designs are sought that describe the relationship between architecture, nature and the digital sphere and that aim to establish new commons in public spaces.

The project proposals should deal with the economic, ecological, ethnographic and sociological preconditions of historically evolved places in Lagos.

The following costs are covered by the exchange program: accommodation and studio in the Arthouse Foundation Lagos, flight costs Berlin-Lagos (economy class), visa fee, per diems

Note: Applications are only possible for individuals with Berlin residency; Accommodation in Lagos is not suitable for children traveling with you.

Deadline: 15 March 2019

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