Application Due Date: 18: 00 (GMT) on 8 March 2019.

The British Council is intending to increase connections in between the UK imaginative sectors and young imaginative experts in Sub-Saharan Africa. In addition to structure connections, we intend to broaden understanding of modern African art in the UK.

With this in mind, we are looking for expressions of interest from UK.
based arts organisations, managers or developers operating in any of the.
following art kinds– Visual Arts, Literature, Music, Theatre, Dance,.
Architecture, Style, Style and Movie– to take a trip to Sub-Saharan Africa.
to get in touch with the regional modern art sectors, and undertake their.
own expert research study to be shown a larger UK sector in their.
picked field. The journeys need to occur in between April 2019 and March.

Research study might take the kind of conference with prospective artists and.
partners; discovering more about your selected art kind’s community in a.
nation or nations; acquiring an understanding of art patterns in.
Sub-Saharan Africa; conference arts organisations and/or participating in occasions.
and celebrations with a view to programs or curating operate in the UK.

Goals of the program
This chance intends to:

  • help with the UK imaginative sector’s aspirations to get in touch with young, African creatives and art experts who are 18 to 35- year-olds;-LRB- *****************).
  • boost chances for UK arts organisations and people to check out African cities and get additional insight into the picked regional art sector;-LRB- *****************).
  • motivate and support the advancement of networks that link the UK and Sub-Saharan African arts sectors for the long term;-LRB- *****************).
  • expand the chances for art experts in Sub-Saharan Africa to get in touch with UK arts organisations and arts experts.

Countries covered

The nations covered under the program (in which the British.
Council runs) are: Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi,.
Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone,.
South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The grants

The British Council will award approximately 9 grants of ₤ 2,500(each) to.
propositions to carry out research study of your picked creative sector &.
travel in the Sub-Saharan Area in between April 2019 and March2020 We.
will be thinking about a geographical spread throughout the continent when.
examining applications.

Previous research study journeys

Andrew Kelly, Director of the Bristol Cultural Advancement.
Collaboration, got a research study grant to take a trip to the Ake Celebration in.
Nigeria in October2018 You can check out a blog site about his experience here

How to use

If you have an interest in using, please download and check out the complete open call here, that includes information of eligibility requirements and how to use. The application due date is 18: 00 (GMT) on 8 March 2019.

To Learn More:

Go To the Authorities Website of the British Council Sub-Saharan Africa Research Study Grants

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