Opportunities: art, photography, journalism, non-fiction

The Best of Africa opportunities

The Logan Nonfiction

The Logan Nonfiction Program offers two fellowship classes per year—one in the fall (October-December) and one in the spring (February-April).

They welcome between 10-20 nonfiction writers, documentary filmmakers, photojournalists, podcasters and multimedia creators per class. Fellows are provided lodging, meals, workspace, professional guidance and community.

Deadline: Spring class (February-April), apply by October 15 each year. Fall class (October-December), apply by June 15 each year.

More informationhttps://careyinstitute.org/programs/nonfiction/nonfiction-fellowship/application-guidelines/


CcHUB Design Fellowship for Rwanda and Nigeria based graduates

The 2019 CcHUB Design Fellowship is a 6-month paid immersive training and mentorship programme for recent graduates looking to further improve the economic prosperity in Africa through design-inspired innovations.

Deadline: 10 May, 2019

More information : https://cchubnigeria.com/designlab/fellowship/index.html#about-fellowship


The Absa L’Atelier art competition ( R330 000 and a return ticket to Paris)

The Absa L’Atelier art competition rewards young visual artists, aged 21 to 40, with the opportunity to develop their talents abroad.

Artists who are citizens and permanent residents of Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, the Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia and, are eligible to participate

Deadline : Application Deadline: 31 May 2019 at 16:00 (CAT)

More information : https://lateliercompetition.com/


2019 Kurt Schork Memorial Fund Awards in International Journalism ((US$5,000 prize at a ceremony in London)

The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is now accepting submissions for its 2019 awards in international journalism.

Since its inception in 2002, the Kurt Schork Memorial Fund has sought to support those journalists Kurt most admired, the freelancers and local reporters whose work is often poorly paid, mostly unsung and all too often fraught with danger.

Deadline : May 31st  2019.

More information : http://www.ksmfund.org/2019-awards


InterAction’s Photography Contest 2019 for Humanitarian and Development Work ($1,000 USD prize)

InterAction’s encourage you to submit your most powerful photos that illustrate innovative, effective, and inspiring efforts in international relief and development. Examples of self-reliance, innovative technology, shared values, partnerships, and delivery of humanitarian assistance re encouraged, though entries are not limited to those categories.

Deadline: 22 April, 2019 at 11:59pm EST

More information : https://www.interaction.org/blog/interactions-17th-annual-photo-contest-now-open/


YICCA Art contest – International competition for artists

YICCA is an international call for artists, open to professionals. Diverse artwork is allowed in the art contest including drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs, graphics, mix media, video, installations and performances. The competition’s aim is to promote the enrolled artist, giving them chance to join the international market of contemporary art. Internationality and networking make this art call a huge chance for the artists, which can win a cash prize and have the opportunity to exhibit the submitted works in an art gallery of a European city. Jury’s final decision will lead to a selection of 18 artists that will participate in the final exhibition.

Extended deadline: 17 April 2019

More information : https://yicca.org/


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