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Àsìkò – Open Call 2015

April 7, 2015

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Àsìkò Art School Open Call 2015

Saint Louis, Senegal. Asiko 2014. Copyright CCA,Lagos.

Saint Louis, Senegal. Asiko 2014. Copyright CCA,Lagos.

CALL FOR APPLICANTS
Deadline: Monday April 19 2015

Àsìkò 5th CCA, Lagos International Art Programme

A History of Contemporary Art in Maputo in 4 Weeks
Dates: June 22nd – July 18th 2015

Using the format of part art laboratory, part residency and part informal art academy, over the course of 28 intensive days “The History of Contemporary Art in Maputo in 4 weeks” will focus partially on technique and primarily on methodology, critical thinking, and the implementation of conceptual ideas. The programme will be of benefit to art and cultural producers interested in thinking through the conception and execution of their practice, who are curious and interested in experimenting with modes of practice and thought outside of the traditional modes of working but not to its total exclusion. It will focus principally on artistic production from Africa and the African Diaspora.

“A History of Contemporary Art in Maputo in 4 weeks”

At the end of the programme held in Accra in 2013, the participants provocatively titled their final presentation, “A History of Contemporary Art in Ghana in the Last Five Weeks.” Was this gesture an attempt to indicate that the complex history of contemporary art practice in Ghana could be broached within the temporal period allotted—five weeks? Read More

Curatorial Segment of the Programme

The programme will include the 4th curatorial segment begun in 2012 responding to an urgent and continuing need for more curators on the continent.

Who Can Apply

■ Applications are open to artists and curators from Africa and the African Diaspora who have been professionally active for at least 3 years and with a visible commitment to their professional artistic and their curatorial practice.
■ Artists can be working in any media – painting, sculpture, textile, ceramics, photography, video and new media, performance art and writing.

Download Full Information here
Download application form ASIKO-2015_ApplicationForm_final

For more information on Àsìkò, please send an email to office.ccalagos@gmail.com.

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