ICAF-Lagos-2017

ICAF2017, Lagos – Call for artistic submissions & residency opportunity

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ICAF (Iwaya Community Art Festival) Lagos 2017 invites five artists (local and/or international) to participate in the first Artist-In-Residence (AIR) programme, which is a month’s residency in Iwaya community in November, to exhibit their work(s) during the Iwaya Community Art Festival in December (6th – 10th), 2017.

Call for submissions

As the use of both alternative and abandoned spaces are central to our style of presentation, we are looking for works that could be immediately printed with the use of different techniques for public space and site-specific works/performances.

Both visual and performance artists are to send in ten images and/or links to their videos.Visual artists are to send in their artist statement along with short biography and artist statement on separate pages but within the same document; altogether the document should not be more than three (3) pages.

Visual artists are to send in their artist statement along with short biography and artist statement on separate pages but within the same document; altogether the document should not be more than three (3) pages.Performance artists are to send in

Performance artists are to send in concept of their performance(s) on a page, along with short biography and artist statement on separate pages but within the same document; altogether the document should not be more than three (3) pages.

  • Submissions should be sent to info@icaflagos.com
  • Your email Subject should read: Submission for ICAF 2017 + Your name
  • Submission closes on August 31, 2017

Applications for Artist-in-Residency

Important dates
Application deadline: 31 August 2017
Final selection: 15 September 2017
Start of the residency: 1 November 2017

Eligibility

Applications are invited from artists that are fluent in English from Africa and other parts of the globe and are interested in living with a family within the Iwaya community. They must also complete an artistic project for the duration of the ICAF AIR programme.

The ICAF LAGOS covers:

  • Accommodation
  • Daily allowance
  • Minimal production costs for the project developed during the ICAF AIR programme (budget has to be presented and approved)

Requirement for applications

  • Resumé with photo
  • Contact information with the inclusion of all social media contacts to be mentioned on the resumé.
  • Reasons for applying for the ICAF Lagos AIR programme, and outline of artistic aims and objectives in about 250 words
  • Applicants are required to send in ten samples of their works and/or links to their videos and website
  • Project Proposal
  • Information on previous significant artistic projects
  • Submissions should be sent to info@icaflagos.com
  • Your email Subject should read: Submission for ICAF 2017 + Your name
  • Submission closes on August 31, 2017

 

Call for Paper

As part of ICAF 2017, scholars in various fields of research are invited to present papers on the theme of displacement/ migration/refugee “crisis” in Africa and in the global contexts. Consequently, abstracts of no more than 300 words including name(s), affiliations and contact details are hereby invited for presentation. The sub-themes include but are not limited to:

  • Politics and issues of displacement/ migration/refugee “crisis” in Africa and beyond.
  • Literature and issues of displacement/ migration/refugee “crisis” in Africa and beyond.
  • Globalization and the issues of displacement/ migration/refugee “crisis” in Africa and beyond.
  • Music and the issues of displacement/ migration/refugee “crisis” in Africa and beyond.
  • Visual arts and the issues of displacement/ migration/refugee “crisis” in Africa and beyond
  • Tribal/ethnic conflict & resolution and the issues of displacement/ migration/refugee “crisis” in Africa and beyond
  • Boko Haram and the issues of displacement/ migration/refugee “crisis” in Nigeria and beyond.

Submissions should be sent to
info@icaflagos.com
Your email Subject should read: Submission for ICAF 2017 + Your name
Submission closes on August 31, 2017

Contact
Aderemi Adegbite
Artistic Director, ICAF Lagos 2017.
Email: info@icaflagos.com
Web: www.icaflagos.com

More Info
ICAF Lagos website

 

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