Africa Center is behind some of the African cultural projects we love—like Badilisha Poetry Exchange. They also run an amazing Artist in Residency Program with lots of opportunities for travel and funding.

Application for this year’s edition of the residency program is open until the 30th  of September.

This year, they are partnering with residency programs in Australia, Brazil, India, Italy, Kenya, Spain, Tanzania and the United States. Thirteen lucky artists will get a chance to live and work in one of these countries for 4-6 weeks. How cool!

The award is open to pretty much every sector of the creative industry: “visual arts, performing arts; creative & literary arts; film; music & curatorial practice.”

To know if this is right for you, read more about the application process and about all 13 partner residences HERE.

For the application form, click HERE.

Good luck!

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I'm finishing up a phd at Duke University where I study African novels, which I believe are some of the loveliest things ever written. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

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