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    Apply: Africa Multiple Cluster Fellowships

    Deadline: 30 June, 2020

    The Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence (AMCE) at the University of Bayreuth (UB), Germany, invites artists from African (continental or diasporic) contexts to apply for fellowships in the Bay­reuth Academy of Advanced African Studies.

    At UB, Iwalewahaus is the home of a unique collection of modern and contemporary art from Africa. At the same time, it is a place for the production and presentation of contemporary art. Recent developments in contemporary African continental and diasporic cultures are presented and refined together with artists through various activities: exhibitions, academic research and teaching, curating the artistic collections, and providing artist residence programmes.

    Benefits

    • Living allowance (reimbursement of living expenses)
    • Travel cost (reimbursement of travel expenses, against receipt)
    • Mobility allowance (compensation for additional mobility costs, if applicable)
    • Fellowship for a period of six months
    • Access to the collections and archives of Iwalewahaus
    • Access to adequately equipped working space and excellent library resources

    Eligibility

    • Artists from the continent or the African diasporas
    • Applicants must come from any field of the arts
    • During the fellowship period, residence in Bayreuth is mandatory

    To apply and for more information, click here.

    Photo source: Bayreuth Academy

    Oluwabunmi Aderibigbe
    Oluwabunmi Aderibigbehttp://www.developmentdairies.com
    Oluwabunmi Aderibigbe is a keen curator for Development Diaries. He has a BSc in Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State and a master's degree in view at The African Regional Institute for Geospatial Information Science and Technology (AFRIGIST), Ile-Ife, Osun State. Oluwabunmi is a strong believer in the power of positive thinking, SDGs advocate and a Pan-Africanist.

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