Application deadline: July 3, 2016
Apply here: rawmaterialcompany.org
RAW Academy is a 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 24 October 24–11 December, 2016
RAW Academy is a tuition free experimental study programme. Ideal fellows are young graduates from art schools, curatorial programmes and humanities.
Fellows should cover for their travel including visa, medical insurance, accommodation and board.
The application process is online only. The selection committee for Session 1 is made of:
Rasha Salti, Lead Faculty Session 1 RAW Academy
Koyo Kouoh, Artistic Director RAW Material Company
Eva Barois De Caevel, Assistant Curator & Academy Coordinator RAW Material Company
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.
Eva Barois De Caevel