Call For Kuona Trust Artist’s Programmes for the Year 2015

© Kuona Trust
Genre : Cultural projects
Principal country concerned : Column : History/society
Release/publication date : 2015
Published on : 14/05/2015
Source : Kuona Trust

Applications Now Open

Artists at any point in their career, living anywhere in the world, and working in any medium are welcome to submit an application for various programmes for June 2015– November 2015. All programmes have an applications of deadline May 31st 2015. This call is open to all artists operating in Kenya.

The artists programmes are as listed below:-

Six Community Outreach Programmes (Running up to 4-8 Weeks)

One Concept Based Exhibitions (Running up to weeks in July)

Six Artist Technical and Mentoring Workshops (Running up to 4 days)

Two Public Art Programmes (Running up to 2 months)

Curators and Gallery owners are welcome to submit applications to curate a residency where they choose all of the resident artists (up to 3) with a particular show in mind.

The Application Requirements

All applications must be sent via email and include:

Artist CV

Artist statement that provides background on your work as a whole.  What inspires you?  What you hope to evoke from your viewers? How your work has grown and changed.

Specific project you propose for whichever programme you are applying for.  Please describe whether this is an extension of your current work or something completely new.

The month(s) you would prefer.  Please let us know how flexible you are.

At least 6 images of your work.

Published books and/or press

3 Character references; scanned written letters provided with the application.  We're looking for both references on your work, as well as, you as a person.

Your links to be used on the website if you are chosen.

Where to send the application

Send all applications to


  • 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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