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NOW•FRIENDS ; Artist Residency, Kenya

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Posted by: NOW open studio
Deadline: Sat, August 10th, 2019

NOW open studio in partnership with House of Friends, Kenya presents an artist residency opportunities in Nairobi, Kenya; Africa starting in 2020.

This collaborated venture “NOW•FRIENDS ; Artist Residency, Kenya”  will give artists the opportunity to immerse themselves in real communities and obtain authentic experiences. During the 2 week residency artists are encouraged to step out of what they would typically consider their “work”. We want you to step back and take a look at how you perceive making art. While in Residency artists can take the opportunity to work with community members to work on a collaborative project; such as an artist book, or visit other artists working in Kenya to better understand a new perspective. Artist are encouraged to work with materials sourced in their surroundings to expanded their ideas of media. We hope at the completion of the residency artists will walk away with meeting new friends and a new project. This can be a single work made in a collaboration or a small series of works influenced by their time in Kenya.

Deadline for Application: AUG 10, 2019

Notification of Selection: SEP 30, 2019

Residency commences:  JUNE, 2020

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Posted on Fri, June 21st, 2019
Expires on Sat, August 10th, 2019

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