Call For Proposals For an Exhibition on Digital Art

© Nairobi Now
Genre : Calls for papers
Principal country concerned : Column : Media
Release/publication date : October 2015
Published on : 10/04/2015
Source : Nairobi Now

Any interested person (or group) creating tech art is free to submit proposals. The period for submitting proposals is three weeks, starting from the 21st March. Final proposals will be due Monday, 13th April, after that day no more proposals will be accepted for submission.

Requirements and Schedule
Proposals must include the following:

genuine and unique art submission with use of technology or technological components

clear demonstration of how it incorporates the project's theme: future in Kenya/East Africa

visual articulation of the tech art idea (this can be a storyboard, diagram, drawing/sketch, or any other visually communicative depiction of the idea)

concise verbal description of the project

realistic itemized budget to create the project described in the proposal

explanation of how an audience could interact will works


Submit proposal documents to no later than end-of-day 13th April.

Schedule Following Submissions:

April 13: deadline to submit proposals

April 13-27: selection of finalist submissions by the iHub and Goethe Institut curators

April 27: final review the finalist proposals and selection of those that will be funded (selected tech art team should begin working on complete projects on this day)

June 19: preparation for the exhibition for selected projects (final completed art must be ready to exhibit on this date)

July: Exhibition


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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