Call for applications RAW Académie Session 2
19th December 2016 – 31st January 2017

Application deadline: 31st January, 2017

RAW Académie is a tuition-free residential experiential study programme for artistic and curatorial thought and practice inquiry of eight weeks in Dakar. It is dedicated to a lively reflection on artistic research, curatorial practice and critical writing. The academy is held during two distinct sessions per year; October–December and April–June. Each session is directed by a Lead Faculty who has displayed an off-the-beaten-track practice in regard to artistic, curatorial and critical imagination. Session 2 is led by Chimurenga, the Cape Town based pan-African platform for writing, art and politics. It takes place from 3rd April to 26th May 2017.

Application process
RAW Académie is a tuition free experiential study programme. Ideal fellows are young graduates from art schools, humanities and curatorial programmes. The application process is online only. A maximum of 10 fellows are selected for each session. The application process for Session 2 opens on 19th December 2016 and closes on 31st January 2017. Only the first 75 applications will be considered for review. The selection committee for Session 2 includes Ntone Edjabe (Chimurenga), Lead Faculty Session 2 RAW Académie, Koyo Kouoh, Artistic Director RAW Material Company, and Eva Barois De Caevel, Assistant Curator & Académie Coordinator RAW Material Company.

Selected applicants will be notified and invited for online interview. Apply here