RAW Material Company is calling for applications for it’s residency that will take place in February or in March 2020. Two residents will be selected.
WHAT IS RAW RESIDENCY?
RAW Material Company’s residency programme started in 2011 and has welcomed more than 50 artists, writers, researchers, curators, etc. from various nationalities, in Dakar. The residency programme is open to visual artists interested in any medium, from writers, musicians, filmmakers and architects to curators, researchers or student researchers. The RAW Material Company residency is located in the Baobabs neighbourhood and has the capacity to welcome two artists in residence. The space is a 15 minute walk from RAW’s headquarters and is 20 mins drive away from Dakar’s downtown.
Applications open from July 15 to September 1, 2019 at midnight (GMT) for a residency that will take place in February or in March 2020. Two residents will be selected. The exact duration of the residency is one month. The selection of the residents will be decided by the curatorial team of RAW Material Company.
Applications received after this call will not be considered for review.
Residents must cover the costs of their journey and meals whilst in Senegal, as well as any visa fees and medical insurance.
1. Be present in Dakar for 1 month
2. Have a conversational knowledge of French
3. Be able to cover the costs for travel, visa, insurance, living and residency .