new Arts new Audiences (nAnA) 2019 - Open Call

Dates:
  • 1 May - 1 July 2019
Location:
  • Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Botswana, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and the UK

 nAnA is an annual open call for 18 to 35-year-old artists, arts organisations, and art collectives from cities in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Botswana, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and the UK. nAnA gives an opportunity for artists from these countries to create new art together, and to showcase this art to audiences across these countries.

nAnA Open Call 2019

We are currently seeking proposals for international collaborative projects between artists, arts organisations, and art collectives in the countries named above. The deadline for applications is 1 July 2019. 

The key details of the 2019 open call are as follows:

  1. nAnA will fund 10 new projects in 2019;
  2. Projects can bid for up to £30,000. 
  3. Please note as well as granting major projects at £30,000 we welcome experimental project proposals in the range of £5,000 to £10,000.
  4. Artists, arts organisations and/or art collectives from the specified countries (listed above) must connect to co-create, co-facilitate or co-produce new art together.  Examples of ways to interpret this criterion can be found in the downloadable info document.
  5. nAnA 2019 is particularly interested in supporting projects by artists, arts organisations and/or art collectives that already have, and want to build upon, cross country collaborations and connections. New partnerships are also encouraged and in the FAQs, you will see how British Council are offering support to identify arts partners in the UK and the Sub-Saharan Africa region;
  6. There are no restrictions on art forms and there are no restrictions on themes.

 

Eligibility and Application

For full eligibility criteria and details of how to apply, please visit the nAnA microsite on our Sub-Saharan Africa Arts website. The deadline for applications is at 23:59pm, 1 July 2019, UTC. 

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Previous nAnA Literature Projects

In 2017, nAnA supported the project RadioBook Rwanda, a collaboration between publishing partners in Rwanda, Kenya and the UK. Read more about RadioBook Rwanda

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