WE ARE NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS. PLEASE READ ABOUT OUR RESIDENCE HERE BEFORE APPLYING.
The residence is ONLY open to African Students of any African University.
We define an African undergraduate as anyone who studies in any of the African universities. Alongside studying in Africa, at least one of the parents of our ideal candidates should be African through birth or naturalization. Regardless of the course or field of study, as long as they are interested in art and literature, they are eligible. Our ideal candidates must be undergraduate students not postgraduate.
Artists-in-residence are required to submit by email at least three poems or 2000 words of prose or 3 photographs/arts (with captions) every week till they complete their manuscripts.
Artists-in-residence are required to participate in interactive sessions with invited guests.
Artists-in-residence are required to train ARTmosterrific community on a skill or aspect of art and literature they like.
AGAIN, PLEASE READ ABOUT OUR RESIDENCE HERE BEFORE APPLYING.
- Applicants are to submit a single document that contains:
- Three poems or 700 words of prose or three photos/visual arts (with captions) depending on the category you are applying for.
- A 500-word proposal describing the project. This should include a synopsis of a novella or of at least three short stories, a poetry synopsis, and a concept note for prose, poetry, and art, respectively. Your vision should shine through your proposal.
- And a 50 – 100-word bio.
- You can only apply for one category: Poetry, Prose, or Visual Art.
- The application should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The email’s subject line should read “Artmosterrific Residence Application – Category (Prose, Poetry or Photo Art)”.
- The document should be titled as the “Applicant’s name -Category” For example, “Mayor Ayobami – Poetry”.
- The body of the application email should contain the name of the applicant, nationality, name of the higher institution, and contact information (phone number and email address).
- In addition, we are looking for proposals covering diverse themes but we will not consider proposals that depict the following:1. Graphic depictions of rape or sexual assault.
2. Violence against women and children.
3. Brutalization or
abuse of people with disabilities.
4. Graphic abuse of animals.
5. Elements of homophobia, fatphobia, colorism, racism, ageism, etc.
- The deadline for application is August 20.