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  • News / Art Connection Africa: Bag Factory Artist Residency Open Call 2021 (South Africa)

    The Bag Factory Artist Residency will enable an emerging visual artist based in Botswana, Namibia, Uganda, Zambia, or Zimbabwe to undertake a fully funded residency at the Bag Factory in Johannesburg from 1 September to 30 November 2021.

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  • News / Institut français: Fonds de mobilité « Culture au sahel »

    Le Fonds de mobilité «Culture au Sahel» soutient la mobilité à l’intérieur de la zone du G5 Sahel, et en direction de la Côte d’Ivoire et du Sénégal. «Culture au Sahel» est ouvert aux artistes et aux professionnels de la culture résidant dans l’un des 5 pays du G5 Sahel : Burkina-Faso, Mali, Mauritanie, Niger et Tchad. La période et la durée de la mobilité sont à la libre appréciation du candidat mais la mobilité doit être effectuée avant le 31 janvier 2022.

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  • News / Goethe-Institut: ‘Writing Gender’ Residency (Rwanda)

    Huza Press and Goethe-Institut Kigali are collaborating to provide a four-week writers’ residency in Kigali (Rwanda) in September 2021. The theme is 'Writing Gender'. The purpose is to support writers as they complete or make significant advances with a work-in-progress novel manuscript. The programme is open to writers from African countries (except Rwanda) and German-speaking countries.

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  • News / Alexandria: (Re)activating Common Urban Imaginaries: Nomadic Mediterranean Residency Programme, Politics of Heritage - School for sonic memory (Greece, Egypt, France)

    (Re)activating Common Urban Imaginaries is a pluri-disciplinary nomadic residency programme exploring sound, memory and trans-Mediterranean resonances. There will be three week-long creative residencies: Athens, November 2021; Alexandria, January 2022; Marseille, March 2022. Applications are open to individuals engaged in the study, protection or production of collective urban memory who reside in EU and a number of neighbouring countries.

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  • News / Open Call for Caravan Residency Programme: Thinking with Alexandria (Italy, Egypt, France, Greece, Cyprus, Belgium, Italy)

    The Caravan Residency Programme is a year-long multi-city residency that invites artists, cultural practitioners, and activists to articulate and configure new modes of relating to and understanding urban, infrastructural, and social processes and formations. Residency activities take place from October 2021 – July 2022. Applications are open to emerging to mid-career artists in any discipline who reside in EU and a number of neighbouring countries.

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  • News / Pro Helvetia: Connect South Africa (South Africa / Switzerland)

    Connect South Africa will grant a funded residency to one artist from Switzerland and one artist from Southern, East or West Africa, with residency activities split between CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics in Geneva and the array of optical and radio astronomy observatories across rural and urban South Africa. Connect South Africa invites submissions from artists with a distinct interest in an interdisciplinary approach, and a keen engagement with scientific thinking and fundamental science.

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  • News / Institut français: Résidanses 2021 > Call for applications (Africa)

    “Résidanses 2021” is an incubation programme for choreographic projects aimed at providing support to emerging African choreographers as they develop their creative process. It allows artists and companies to take part in residencies to develop a new work or further develop a work in progress with the aid of a mentor. The call for applications is addressed to emerging contemporary and urban dance choreographers or companies based on the continent, wishing to develop a new creation or a stage of work in progress.

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  • News / Appel à candidatures: Textes en scène 2021 (Bénin, France)

    Textes en scènes est un concours d'auteurs d'œuvres théâtrales, ayant pour but de favoriser la création théâtrale contemporaine, de faire découvrir au public des textes d'auteurs (hommes et femmes) d’Afrique francophone et d’assurer à quatre auteurs un accompagnement sur une année, avec pour l’un des auteurs une résidence finale à la Chartreuse - Centre national des écritures de spectacle à Villeneuve-lès-Avignon. Une résidence collective est également prévue au Bénin.

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  • News / Résidence de recherche GNININI au Don Sen Folo – LAB > Appel à résidences (Mali)

    Don Sen Folo a ouvert en 2020, un lieu de résidence artistique, le Don Sen Folo – LAB, sur deux hectares, dans le village de Bancoumana à 50 km de Bamako. Cet espace peut recevoir des artistes pour leur travail de recherche, d’expérimentation et de création.
    Les conditions principales de la résidence sont notamment de : Présenter un projet de création chorégraphique en espace public, Proposer un projet engagé dans une approche artistique contextuelle, avec ou pour la population locale, Être âgé.e de moins de 35 ans, Être ressortissant.e d’un pays d’Afrique et résider en Afrique.

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  • News / Medinea: Intercultural and Improvised Music Training Sessions (Portugal, Tunisia, France, Italy)

    Medinea (MEDiterranean INcubator of Emerging Artists) supports the professional integration of young Mediterranean musicians. It is now inviting applications for four training sessions in Lisbon (Portugal), Sidi Bou Said (Tunisia), Aix-en-Provence (France), and Nuoro (Italy) to explore intercultural and improvised music with the help of the jazzman and composer Fabrizio Cassol. Each session has its own dates and deadline.

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  • News / Anna Lindh Foundation: Open Call for Candidature for Recruitment - Communication Officer (Egypt)

    The Anna Lindh Foundation is seeking to appoint a Communication Officer as a member of its team. The communication officer will support enhancing the Foundations’ media profile in publications and its presence on social media, handle news to the Foundation’s stakeholders, manage the Foundation’s website, support in developing communication and media strategies through different information, communication, visibility activities and tools, such as publications, website, social media, press relations, multimedia, etc. to communicate impact.

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  • News / ZK/U: Curatorial Research Residencies for Emerging Curators and Cultural Practitioners (Germany, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria)

    Starting in September 2021, ZK/U Berlin, G.A.S in Lagos, Bag Factory in Johannesburg and NCAI Nairobi, will host a new research residency programme with a focus on curatorial practices, the TURN2 RESIDENCIES. The programme facilitates research for emerging curators and cultural practitioners with curatorial experience (visual arts, cross-disciplinary) either from the African continent to come to Berlin, or from Germany to come to Johannesburg, Lagos or Nairobi to explore the vibrant cultural scenes as a starting point for sustainable curatorial exchanges.

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  • News / Kamel Lazaar Foundation / University of Applied Arts Vienna: Octopus Programme

    The Octopus Programme is a guided research-based educational programme that encourages artistic research across sectors. The call for the next phase of the programme is open to all Diploma Students, Master’s and PhD students at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design Stockholm, as well as artists from or based in South Africa, Palestine and Tunisia. Applicants should have oral and written proficiency in English and be able to travel abroad twice between June 2021 and June 2022 (5 to 7 days).

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  • News / Pro Helvetia > Head of Pro Helvetia Cairo / Arab World (Egypt)

    The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia employs around 110 staff members in Switzerland and various regions around the world dedicated to promoting Swiss arts and culture. The Foundation runs a regional liaison office in Cairo, which is mandated to support projects in the Arab world, and is currently looking for a Head of Pro Helvetia Cairo / Arab World to start 1st of July 2021 or by arrangement.

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  • News / Dox Box > Mouatheqat / Women in Dox Fellowship Programme (Germany, Tunisia)

    Launching its first cycle in 2020, Mouatheqat is a nine-month fellowship incubator (January-September 2021) for female professionals to get hands-on experience and exchange the necessary skills to write, research, direct, produce and edit a documentary film. Activities take place in Germany and Tunisia. Fellows of the following countries and their international diasporas are eligible: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Mauritania, Sudan, Tunisia.

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