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Farafina creative writing workshop is back

  Farafina Trust will be holding a creative writing workshop in Lagos, organized by award-winning writer and creative director of Farafina Trust, Chimamanda Adichie, from June 21 to July 1, 2016. The workshop is sponsored by Nigerian Breweries Plc. The Caine Prize-winning Kenyan writer, Binyavanga Wainaina, Aslak Sira Myhre and others will co-teach the workshop […]

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Ideas For Lagos Call For Literary Submissions

  Call for literary submissions Ideas for Lagos  is pleased to welcome submissions for our Blog’s literary column, Stranger than Fiction. Entries can be of any genre (fiction or non-fiction), but the City of Lagos must be an active or passive theme. Submissions are welcome at any time throughout the year. Please find a list of […]

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FT and OppenheimerFunds Launch 2016 Emerging Voices Awards

  The Financial Times and OppenheimerFunds today announced the launch of the second annual FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards, a global initiative designed to recognize artistic talent in emerging-market nations.* The winners in three categories – art, fiction, and film – will be announced in September 2016. Each winner will receive a $40,000 award, and two […]

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Register for #My2016Goals Workshop

  We are beyond excited to present to you the first edition to our 2016 workshop line up- #My2016Goals Strategising for Success. “People with goals succeed because they know where they are going”. – Earl Nightingale  Every year we make resolutions, set goals, targets and hope we achieve our dreams. For most of us, by […]

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DIFF 2016 Call For Submissions

  The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) invites filmmakers from across the world to submit their Short, Documentary or Feature Fiction films to screen in the festival from the 16 to 26 June 2016. The 37th edition of the festival is organized with key partnerships with the Durban Film Office, eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission, […]

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Open Call Artist Residency

  IN RESIDENCY – ZK/U OPEN CALL 2 – 8 Months Residencies for Scholars, Artists and Practitioners at ZK/U, Berlin In the summer of 2012 the Center for Art and Urbanistics / Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanstik (ZK/U) launched its research and residency program. The ZK/U offers a space for ‘living & work’: furnished accommodation […]

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Screenwriter Residency Seeks Submissions

  Urucu Media, under the mentorship of Berlinale Talents, in partnership with The Nirox Foundation, Durban Filmmart, Restless Talent Management, The French Institute in South Africa and Institute Français’s Cinémas du Monde presents REALNESS, a screenwriters residency for a new generation of African writers. From June to August 2016, five screenwriters will be invited to […]

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Artists’ International Development Fund

  The Artists’ International Development fund is jointly funded by the British Council and Arts Council England. The Artists’ international development fund offers early stage development opportunities for individual freelance and self-employed artists and/or creative practitioners (including, for example: producers, curators, publishers, editors, translators, choreographers) based in England to spend time building links with artists, […]

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Deborah Rogers Writer’s Award

  An award of £10,000 will be presented to a first-time writer whose submission demonstrates literary talent and who needs financial support to complete their work: Submissions should take the form of 20-30,000 words of a work in progress, fiction or non-fiction, which is not under option or contract Applications are only open to writers […]

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Videonale In Lagos

  VIDEONALE IN LAGOS: Changing City – Shifting Spaces A video art workshop with Jude Anogwih and Theo Eshetu “VIDEONALE IN LAGOS: Changing City – Shifting Spaces” is a project initiated by the foundation KfW Stiftung, Frankfurt, in cooperation with Goethe-Institut Lagos and Centre of Contemporary Art (CCA), Lagos. It is presented by Videonale Bonn, […]