Apply Now: AfricaMuseum Residency Program 2021[Funded]

AfricaMuseum Residency Program
Key details
  • Host: AfricaMuseum
  • Open to: Africans
  • Target: See eligibility Criteria
  • Deadline: 11th June, 2021

Applications for the 2021 AfricaMuseum Residency Program are currently ongoing.

About the AfricaMuseum Residency Program
AfricaMuseum Residency Program

The program intends to improve information and knowledge exchange, as well as compare perspectives, ideas, and testimony on colonial history and memory, as well as representations and status of African cultural heritage in Europe and Africa.

The objectives of the AfricaMuseum Residency Program include:

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  • Offering a new vision or new perspectives on ecology;
  • Generating creative output on the theme of ecological knowledge and environmental change inspired by the museum’s collections and archives;
  • Contributing to a better understanding of the relationships between collections, environment, and people (source communities in particular).
Eligibility Criteria
  • 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.
  • Applications from people based in Central Africa are strongly encouraged.

NOTE: Guests in residence will be expected to:

  • Make 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.
Benefit
  • 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

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Application Procedure

Interested candidates should provide a CV, cover letter, description of the residency project, and the envisaged result when applying.

Interested candidates are to submit their applications through one of the following emails

For more information visit the official website of AfricaMuseum Residency Program

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