In the framework of the transformAfrica program, la Heinrich Böll Stiftung,in collaboration with Le Cube, launches an artist contest on socio-ecological transformations in Africa. The objective of this contest is threefold:
1) The artistic contributions are supposed to raise awareness on environmental challenges,
2) They should showcase best practices and successful ecological initiatives contributing to an inclusive and sustainable transformation and
3) The contest should contribute to the promotion of artists’ engagement on ecological thematic.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for creative, innovative and artistic contributions capturing ecological transformations in action putting the human in the center. The submitted project ideas should be based on an artistic practice around the photographic medium (digital and film photography, photo collage, illustration, photo-calligraphy, photo-embroidery…).
Who can participate?
As the program transformAfrica focuses on the countries with hbs offices, we can only accept projects of resident artists from Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. Candidates should not be older than 40 years.
What are we offering?
The selected candidates will benefit from a grant of 2.000 Euro dedicated to the realization of the submitted artistic project. Their pictures will be presented in the framework of a public exhibition in Rabat in 2020. Furthermore, their photos will be used for publications and upcoming international events of the transformAfrica program.
How can you apply?
If you want to participate in the call, we ask you to submit your artistic project proposal latest by 31 October 2019 to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates are asked to submit a CV, a copy of their ID card or passport, a detailed note of intention (2 pages max.), a portfolio, an estimative budget for the production as well as a production and post-production calendar.
Applications are accepted in English or French.
Only digital files will be considered.