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ABOUT US AND OUR ACTIVITIES

This Residency programme is open to all Artists, academicians, policy maker ,Travellers and general public, private citizen seeking inspiration in a unique environment or wishing to work, study or interact with other professionals and the local communities.

 

The Residence compromises about 2 – 6 Bedrooms , workspace , Bed and 1 bath. There is a minimal monthly fee charge to cover accommodations, work space, internet and establishment of professional contacts in Africa.

 

We, might also help in arranging media interviews, publicity ,community workshops or performances, exhibitions if needed by the visiting Artists./creative professionals or groups.

 

Professionals in all creative disciplines are welcome. We favour projects that will connect with the locals at the end of the stay through performance , work-in-progress,exhibitions, interviews, photograph, documentaries, or donations, legacy, charities.etc

 

Deadlines to apply is 20th of each month. The applications is on going. whole year.

 

No grants available for now but Resources/ Mentoring services to help find mobility funding/opportunities available- worldwide./ e-books can be requested from the centre/ or Researched for you.

 

DISCIPLINES AND MEDIA— ACCEPTED,WELCOME…

• Visual Art / Photography/stage design
• Sculpture/crafts
• Creative writing (print or online)
• Journalism / Emerging writers
• Dance
• Textile Art
• New Media Arts
• Music / music Bands
• Comedy/ Street theatre
• Film making/ video Art/ internet
• Film making
• Architecture
• Design , traditional art.
• Story telling & Poets
• Special Arts (Addressing unique or exprimental issues ]
• Research / disability)/virtual residency hosting

 

TYPES OF ORGANISATIONS

Artist Run
Independent

Residency Condition
6weeks – 3 months (Period)

 

COMPANIONS ALLOWED

Spouse & Children allowed on request (prior arrangement)

 

EXPENSES PAID BY VISITING ARTIST/GROUPS

• Travel
• Housing
• Supplies
• Food
• Others

 

EXPECTATION OF THE ARTIST

• Cleaning *cooking own food/hire maid
• Other

 

SELECTION

By a simple application to the committee at our online contact form …or email: culturearts133@gmail.com

 

PRESENTATION OF ARTIST WORK

Arranged on case by case basis/ media publicity, interviews etc

 

DESCRIPTION

Coastal beautiful safe locations but with interest and connection to rural heritage sites / intangible cultures.-dance troupes/theatre groups/disco

 

RESOURCES

• Internet connection
• Kitchen
• Bath
• Tools, music traditional , equip, for rentals

 

WORKING LANGUAGES
• English *portuguese
• French
• Zulu/ Swahili

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

• Exhibitions
• Seminars
• Local Language courses/dances

 

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