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17 May 2019

17 Jan / 19 Dec - Focus on…

Garden After Work: a meeting of creative minds

In January 2019, the Institut français du Nigéria launched a year-long project titled Garden After Work. Every third Thursday of the month from 5 PM to 7 PM, the Institut’s garden has been opening its doors to creative people who want to meet up. This program aims to be a free platform for artists and…Continue Reading >

07 Apr / 29 Jun - Focus on…

[FOCUS ON…] Bukunmi at Ecole des Sables

Olukitibi Oluwabukunmi is a Nigerian dancer and an emerging choreographer committed to achieving the highest standard of performance. For her, dance is a tool, an escape, a room and a gift, whose influence transcends cultural, physical and emotional borders. She is one of the 23 African dancers who have been selected to participate in the…Continue Reading >

The 2019 Young Leaders Program is now accepting applications! Launched by the French-African Foundation, this programme is meant as a response to the immense global challenges which require a new generation of leaders whose ambition is to become true agents of change. This year, the selected candidates will participate in two week-long seminars, alternately in…Continue Reading >

13 May / 10 Jun - Focus on…

[CALL FOR ENTRIES] Produire au Sud workshop

The call for entries for the Produire au Sud Nantes workshop 2019 is now open! Produire au Sud is a workshop focusing on the outline and structure of coproduction within the film industry. The workshop aims to familiarize young professionals based in Africa, Latin America, and Asia with a variety of important tools and international…Continue Reading >

13 May / 13 Jun - Focus on…

[CALL FOR ENTRIES] Curatorial research grant

In the framework of the Africa 2020 season, the Rencontres d’Arles and Institut français are launching a curatorial research grant open to citizens of an African country (and mainly based in Africa). It is aimed at African curators wishing to carry out an unprecedented exhibition project in connection with images/photography. STAGE 1 — RESEARCH (summer…Continue Reading >

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