Opportunities

The Artnoise Artist Residency Open Call

A place to celebratesAfrica's multiculturalism and diversity from pre-/post-colonial and contemporary eras


The platform Art Noise celebrates Africa's multiculturalism and diversity from pre-/post-colonial and contemporary eras, with the mission to empower independent visual creators who are interested in African art and culture, and are also interested in creating a future career as African visionaries. Currently, they have to open calls: The Artnoise Artist in Residence in Karen Village 

The Artnoise Artist in Residence in Karen Village is a fully funded residency program which provides time and space for visual artists, curators, and arts professionals to create, research, experiment, cultivate new directions in their work as well as execute new projects. In addition to a shared studio space and living facilities, artists are surrounded by a community of artistic peers and have the opportunity to learn from their peers in a tranquil cultural environment. Artnoise Artist in Residence offers opportunities to work away from the constraints of everyday life. Participants are provided with a studio, accessible 24 hours a day, as well as access to extensive facilities to further develop production techniques. Knowledgeable staff are available to provide technical support and assistance.

Visual artists, designers, curators, art writers, cultural students, applied artists researchers, and other arts professionals who are interested in drawing inspiration from African arts and cultures whether they speak English, French, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese or German.

The program is fully funded and admitted applicants are selected based on the selection criteria: Artistic ambition Innovation Social impact Uniqueness. Travel Allowance is now available for this program

The residency includes:

  • Shared Room: The program includes shared living within Karen Village for the duration of your program.
  • Funding: Participants of the program can request funding and support for their projects as needed.
  • Regular Meal Plan: Using a meal ticket system to dine on at a local canteen, the flexible meal plans allow you to select meals according to your own needs during your stay.
  • Studio Time: Every member of the program is allowed full access to Karen Village studios.
  • Showcase your work: This program offers opportunities to showcase your work in a final exhibition.
  • Participant Resources: Enrich your experience and get to know other artists on campus by taking advantage of the activities and support provided by the Participant Resources team.
  • Technical Support: Support for production, technical assistance and communication assistance.
  • Other Resources: Studio visits and Professional networking with the Kenyan Art community.

Deadline for applying is March 29, 2019

  • Individual applications: Kindly fill the application form and make the Application fee ($35) and Registration payments.
  • Group applications: The collective leader must complete a single application form, make application payments ($35 for Application fee for Individuals and $15 per additional member for collectives) and registration and upload supporting material.

Simply send an email to hello@artnoiseng.com or Artnoiseng@gmail.com to be considered.

The application form can be found here https://artnoiseng.com/artresi...

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