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RAW RESIDENCY - Application for February/March 2020, deadline 1 Sept 2019

RAW RESIDENCY – Application for February/March 2020

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 host two artists in residence. The space is a 15-minute walk from RAW’s headquarters and is 20-minute drive from downtown Dakar.

Applications are open until 1 September 2019 at midnight (GMT) for a residency that will take place in February or March 2020. Two residents will be selected. The exact duration of the residency is one month. Residents will be selected by RAW Material Company’s curatorial team.

Applications received after this deadline 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.

For more information and to apply, visit RAW RESIDENCY.