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

creativity and productivity. There are three Studio spaces allocated for Residency
Duration of Residency
The Residency runs for one year, commencing in February 2019 to December 2019
Disciplines
 We accept applications from individual Visual Artists working across all disciplines.
Diversity
We accept applications from individuals from all Races and Ethnicities. We encourage Women’s participation in the Residency Programme and are inclusive to people who have Disabilities.
Equipment
We assist in the importation of all special equipment that may be used by Residents and have facilities available to the participants.   
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 $1200 (amounting to $100 per month) as a commitment fee for the day-to-day running of the residence, accommodation and studio space. Breakfasts and Suppers are inclusive.
Expectations towards the artist
As an art non-profit organization 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.  
Artists are also expected to initiate projects that incorporate the community as part of their work during the tenure of their stay. Since we are a community based residency, it is imperative that we give back to the community in which we operate in hence the need to do community based projects as a way of giving back.
Application Guidelines
Applicants must submit:
- A representative portfolio 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 a 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)
NB    All documentation must be submitted in PDF Format.
Eligibility
To apply, Prospective Residents must be of 18 to 27 yeas old.
Proficiency in English is a prerequisite for communication
Submission Deadline: December 21, 2018
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**

OPEN CALL FOR RESIDENCY AT ANIMAL FARM ARTIST RESIDENCY

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.