Doual’art, Douala, Cameroon
Deadline: 25 June 2023
RAW Académie is an experimental residential program for the research and study of artistic and curatorial practice and thought. The program usually takes place over seven weeks in Dakar. It is dedicated to a dynamic reflection on artistic research, curatorial practice and critical writing. The Académie is now held during 1 session per year; May-June or October-November.
Session 10 will take place in Douala, Cameroon, and will be led by Doual’art — a contemporary art centre and an experimental laboratory for new urban practices in African cities — founded by Princesse Marilyn Douala Manga Bell. It will run from October 02 to November 03 2023.
RAW Académie is a tuition free experimental study program. A maximum of 10 fellows are selected for each session. The application process is online only, and runs from May 15 until June 25 2023 at midnight GMT. Only the first 75 applications will be considered for review.
The selection committee for Session 10 is made up of Princesse Marilyn Douala Manga Bell and the curatorial teams of RAW Material Company and Doual’art. Only short-listed applicants will be notified and invited for an online interview, the final selection will be made by July 15. Please apply here.
RAW Material Company wishes to acknowledge the valuable support of Mellon Foundation, Osiwa and the Foundation for Arts Initiatives. Doual’art gratefully acknowledges support from DUC (Douala Urban Community), Brot für di welt, ZFD Ziviler friedensdienst, CPS (Civil Peace Service) Africa, and SUPSI LCV. Support for the research and development of RAW Académie | Session 10 — LANDMARKS has been provided by Arts Collaboratory.
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