Food as a connection, as something which binds. Similarities between the German and Nigerian cuisine. The narrative of food in and through media from writing to photography and video.
We are looking for individuals with fresh and unique voices, ready to share their personal expressions and experiences of food as well as collectives interested in sharing their understanding of cultural diffusion and how to discover other cultures through cuisine, telling the world about it in new digital spaces.
You must have an online presence where you share your thoughts about food ‘journalism’, not necessarily in a conventional way ; as long as can demonstrate your interest and passion You should be interested in the cultural preservation and history of food You can apply as a collective [a max. of 2 people from each group will be allowed to attend]
Application deadline: 25th April, 2018 Successful participants will be notified by 2nd May, 2018 You must be available on 11th and 12th of May, 2018 to participate in the programme which will hold in Lagos
Click on the Google forms and fill it out with your personal essay about food and heritage, legacy, recipe-centered pieces, social and cultural commentary or food history between 300 – 500 Words.
The Goethe-Institut Nigeria supports Nigerian artists and cultural experts in implementing their projects.
For the last years, the Goethe-Institut Nigeria has supported a wide range of projects created and implemented by Nigerian artists and initiatives in various art forms: Music, contemporary dance, photography, [documentary] films, theatre, visual arts and many more. Goethe-Institut also supports artists, who are invited to German festivals but don't have enough funding to join. We regard this support as a very crucial and important one in order to give young and upcoming people in the cultural landscape of Nigeria a chance to be heard and seen.
Target group and requirements:
Artists and cultural initiatives (no individuals) that work professionally and have at least 3 years of experience
The project idea has to be already developed and has reached a certain level of preparation
An invitation to a German festival is already issued by the organisers
The project has to be implemented in the second half of the year 2018, latest by December 10, 2018
Only completely and correctly filled out application forms will be considered
The initiative has to be registered and has a bank account
Creative Producers International is a new world-wide talent development programme led by Watershed, which will provide fifteen Creative Producers from across the globe with the skills they need to become the city change-makers of the future.
Successful participants will gain the skills and abilities to have a new kind of conversation with city leaders and keep art at the heart of decision making. They will transform how their community engages with city futures and deliver ground-breaking projects at the intersection of creativity, technology and public space.
The result will be a diverse group of people and cities who influence, challenge and support each other, and have sustainable routes for sharing their knowledge and innovation all over the world. The programme will run from the beginning of October 2017 to the end of December 2019.
The successful Producers will receive a £2,000 bursary every year for three years plus travel, accommodation and per diems to attend events in Bristol and Tokyo, a £5,000 ideas development fund, training, mentoring, support throughout and lots more.