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Closed: new Art new Audiences (nAnA) East African Call

British Council new Art new Audiences (nAnA) East African Call
Deadline: July 31, 2016.

British Council in Kenya is calling on cultural partners to apply for grants to facilitate the creation of new art to showcase to new audiences in the UK and East Africa as part of its new Art new Audiences (nAnA) program. Only people born/living in Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and the UK can apply.

East Africa Arts connects new audiences to new art, shares skills of creatives, and ignites partnerships between the creative sectors of the UK and East Africa. It invites you to submit an expression of interest for new Art new Audiences. Eight art forms are acceptable. They include architecture, design fashion, film, music, dance and theatre, creative economy, cultural skills unit, literature, and visual arts.

new Art new Audiences is looking for projects that produce new art within or across these art forms. It seeks projects that challenge these art forms. new Art new Audiences welcomes projects that speak to people who haven’t seen your art before.

There is no theme for new Art new Audiences (nAnA).  only the objective to produce new art, which connects to new audiences. The target audience is 18-35 year olds.

British Council will select three to five projects for 2016/17 nAnA. Projects can be match funded. Grant allocation ranges between £2,000 to £20,000.


Download application form (Word/PDF). Direct all nAnA enquiries to eastafricaarts@britishcouncil.or.ke.

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