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Future Generation Art Prize Open Call Closing Soon 2019

The Future Generation Art Prize has extended ints closing date until the 16th July so there is still time to get your applications in. The Art Prize is open to artists under 35 working in any medium. For more info check out their website:
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Open Call for New Dimensions VR AR Lab For African Artist

About the New Dimensions Lab
Now in its 3rd year, the New Dimensions Lab brings together diverse African artists to learn Virtual Reality (VR) storytelling from leading industry mentors. The Lab takes place over the course of a week at a private retreat where artists engage in discussions and workshops, and develop their creative projects. Six applicants will be selected to participate. Past mentors have included Jessica Brillhart (Google, Vrai Pictures), Jim Chuchu (The Nest Collective), Darren Emerson (VR City), Selly Raby Kane, Katy Morrison (VRTOV), Oscar Raby (VRTOV), and Ainsley Sutherland.

Electric South fully sponsors travel, accommodation and meals for participants.

Applicants must be: 1. Citizens or permanent residents of an African country 2. Currently living on the African continent 3. Accomplished in an artistic field. Any creative discipline is welcome. Past applicants have experience in: documentary and fiction film, theatre, performance & visual arts, …

Education is Forbidden

Education is Forbidden is a deeply layered mixed media engagement by Rahima Gambo about the aftermath of conflict, the nature of memory and the echoes and consequences of colonial education in North eastern Nigeria. 
Nahima Gambo is documentary photographer and visual artist based in Abuja. Her work has recently been selected to be included in the 11th edition of the African Biennale of Photography.

To find out more about this series and to see more visuals click here:


Entries are open to artists from the Global South and Portuguese-speaking countries

 Entries for the 20th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil will open on October 3rd. Up until November 17th, 2016, artists from the Global South and from Portuguese language speaking countries can enter their new or existing artworks in any language or theme, free of charge. The 20th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil will run from October 2017 to January 2018 at Sesc 24 de Maio, a unit of Sesc São Paulo designed by architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha, and at Galpão VB, headquarters of Associação Cultural Videobrasil.

The term Global South refers to a field of research used by human sciences and arts that relates to cultural, economic, and political situation of countries and territories on the fringe of mainstream modernization. Aware of the transient character of this notion, Associação Cultural Videobrasil and Sesc São Paulo steer their actions toward constantly reassessing the …