OPEN CALL FOR FOREIGN ARTISTS RESIDENCY AT ANIMAL FARM ARTIST RESIDENCY FOR FEB 2019


Duration of residency
Residency is for one month commencing in February 2019.
Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
 We accept applications from individual visual artists working across all genres and from all backgrounds.
Accommodation
Artists are afforded with private bedrooms and bathroom, including private walled garden and laundry facilities.
Studio/ workspace
Each artist is given a private studio in which to work in.
Fees and support
Successful applicants should raise up to $500 as a commitment fee for the day to day running of the residence, accommodation and studio space. Supper is provided every night and breakfast every morning.
Expectations towards the artist
As an art non-profit we strive to nurture artists and create a space for creativity and community and we do not demand that you donate work. However, artists are expected to participate in day to day operations around the residence and are responsible for the maintenance of their studio/workspace.  
Initiate a project to incorporate the community as part of our bid to give back to the community in which we operate in.
Application Guidelines
Applicants must submit:
- A representative portfolio of work produced of 10 works, preferably by email. Images should not be larger than 300kb and each email no larger than 8MB.
- A substantial curriculum vitae with full names, references, addresses and contact numbers
- A brief letter of motivation, not more than one A4 page long, outlining reasons for wishing to join the program
- A brief proposal for a small community outreach workshop to be conducted by you
- A recent photograph
- Details of sources of additional funding for more materials (if any)
Eligibility
To apply you need to fall in the age range of 18 to 27
Proficiency in English is a prerequisite for communication
Please submit the following items by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

**No fee for entry**

Opportunities for Partners

Partnering Organizations or individuals would have various opportunities within the community and the nation as a whole. Opportunities for Partners would include but not limited to:
●    Increase visibility to a developing community
●    Play an active role in the education of artists in residence.
●    Exposure to new and young talent
●    Participate in the establishment of a world class art centre and residency programme in a developing country
●    Play an active role in educating the community on contemporary art and culture.
●    Play an active role in developing sustainable infrastructure which they would be accredited for.

Who we Are

The expansion of the Animal Farm Residency programme, will allow our programme to expand into new areas mainly :-
●    Bringing a new dimension to the Zimbabwean art community as it would combine art, architecture, food and culture at an international level.
●    The capacity to cater for international artists in residence, guest mentors and activities.
●    Exposure of the Zimbabwean community to contemporary art and modern architecture, as well as enhance creative and artistic skills of artists in residence.
●    Job creation through the construction of various infrastructure components.