2021 AfricaMuseum Residency Program.

Deadline: June 11, 2021.

Call for applications to artists, musicians, journalists, architects, engineers, to all those with a particular interest in this theme.

The AfricaMuseum has set up a residency program. The objective is to strengthen the exchange and dissemination of information and knowledge, to compare views, opinions and testimonies of colonial history and colonial memories, and of representations and status of African cultural heritage in Europe and Africa.

This call is addressed to artists, musicians, journalists, architects, engineers, creative people that are particularly aware of the human impact on the environment, biodiversity, ecological knowledge and inspired by museum collections. Applications from people based in Central Africa are strongly encouraged.

ELIGIBILITY

  1. Application is open to artists, musicians, journalists, architects, engineers, creative people that are particularly aware of the human impact on the environment, biodiversity, ecological knowledge and inspired by museum collections.
  2. Applications from people based in Central Africa are strongly encouraged.

BENEFITS

  • 12 weeks of residence from September 2021 onwards (subject to prevailing health regulations)
  • Access to the collections and archives of the AfricaMuseum as a place for the coproduction of knowledge
  • Coverage of transport / travel costs
  • Coverage of housing costs
  • Payment of a daily allowance (per diem) and fees
  • The residence will be the subject of an official agreement

EXPECTATIONS

Expectations from the guest in residence:

  • Oral presentation (Museum Talk) or participating in a round table discussion
  • Creative output in the form of an intervention in the permanent exhibition, a small exhibition, an installation / performance in the AfricaMuseum, a manifesto or even the creation of a tool or multimedia content.

APPLICATION

  • Application to be submitted no later than 11th of June, 2021 to [email protected] or [email protected].
  • The following documents should be provided: CV, cover letter, description of the residency project and the envisaged result.
  • Selection committee: end of June 2021.

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