Deadline: July 3, 2016

RAW Academy

RAW Academy is a tuition free, residential experimental 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 distinctive sessions per year; October–December and April–June. Each session is directed by a Lead Faculty that has displayed an off-the-beaten-paths practice in regards to artistic, curatorial and critical imagination. Session 1 will be led by Beirut based independent curator and critic Rasha Salti.

It will take place from October 24–December 11, 2016.

Application process

Ideal fellows are young graduates from art schools, curatorial programmes and humanities. The application process is online only. A maximum of eight to ten international fellows are selected for each session.

The application process for Session 1 opens on May 28, 2016 and closes on July 3, 2016. Only the first 100 applications will be considered for review. Only selected applicants will be notified and invited for online interview.

For more information and in order to apply click here.