Kampala Art Biennale Call for Art Submission
The inaugural Kampala Art Biennale 2014, on the theme, Progressive Africa, calls on African painters, photographers, illustrators, cartoonists, writers and 2D media artists to present their perception of the current status of Africa.
Selected work will be shipped from the artist’s country to Kampala and shown in August 2014 at one of the Biennale venues in Kampala. Works will be shipped and returned after the month long exhibition at the expense of the Biennale organisation. The artist has the option to sell the work at the Biennale.
Deadline for entries is March 31, 2014. Application is free of charge. Artists will not receive payment. Copyright of the submitted works remains the artist’s.
An independent jury (curator group) will consider all applications and compile a selection of the final 100 works which will be announced on April 7, 2014.
Requirements/criteria for submitting artworks:
*Artist must be working in Africa.
*All submissions must be made through the online application form
*Maximum size of original works: 1,5m2
*Only 2D artworks, no installations or sculptures (video can be submitted on request)
*All works must be related to the theme: “Progressive Africa”.
*Upload max 10 digital images (jpg, png, pdf, gif) of the artworks and mention Title, Size and Media.
*In applying for the Biennale, the artist is complying with the conditions and requirements set by the Biennale organisation.
For more information contact Elizabeth on firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +256 (0)772 662 575.
Kenya Private Sector Alliance Call for Youth to Participate in Cycle 5 of the Private Sector-Based Training and Internship Programme
Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) is receiving applications from youth who wish to be considered to participate in cycle 5 of its Kenya Youth Empowerment Programme (KYEP). See a KEPSA advert in Daily Nation (Page 23) and Standard (Page 65) of Friday Feb 21, 2014.
Application forms can be downloaded from kepsa.or.ke or planning.go.ke websites.
Hard copy application forms are available at the Sub-county Youth offices in Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu counties. In addition, there is an online application portal on the two websites above for those who wish to make online applications.
Applicants will fill the application form for one of the three locations depending on where they wish to undertake their internship in the event that they get selected.
To be eligible, applicants must:
a) Be between 15 and 29 years of age;
b) Have a minimum qualification of KCPE;
c) Not be currently in school/college;
d) Have been out of school for at least one year;
e) Not be currently working;
f) Be of Kenyan nationality; and,
g) Not have been selected in previous cycles.
Proof of eligibility will be required before enrollment into the program. As the internship is eight months in length and full attendance is required throughout, youth are required to ensure that they do not have conflicting commitments before applying.
The deadline for receipt of applications is March 7, 2014. Only the successful applicants will be contacted.