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THE LAGOS CREATIVE PROJECT 2020 OPEN CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

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Deadline: 20 Mar,2020    Next term Starts:: 01 Jul,2020

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About

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, two mediums celebrated African pioneer modernist artist, Ben Enwonwu excelled in. The residency also 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.

 

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Open to contemporary visual artists of African and French descent.
  • Focused on experimentation and new possibilities in painting and sculpture – two mediums celebrated African pioneer modernist artist, Ben Enwonwu excelled in –
    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 artists to broaden their practice, nurture new forms and ideas, establish networks and develop collaborative projects.
  • The programme encourages applications that engage Lagos as a mega city by exploring themes that preoccupied Enwonwu throughout his career, including identity, the body(the gaze), gender equality, spirituality and religion, peace and conflict resolution, and environmental sustainability.

 

Awards and Benefits

  • During their stay, residents will immerse themselves in the increasingly vibrant Lagos art scene, through introductions to local artists, artisans, art organisations and events, as well as cultural and academic institutions.
  • They are also expected to engage with the public through open studios, workshops, artist talks and focused discussions.

 

How to apply

To apply please click here