RAW Material Company’s residency programme started in 2011 and has welcomed more than 40 artists, writers, researchers, curators, etc. from various nationalities, in Dakar. The residency programme is open to visual artists interested in any medium, from writers, musicians, filmmakers and architects to curators, researchers or student researchers.
The RAW Material Company residency is located in the Baobabs neighbourhood and has the capacity to welcome two artists in residence. The space is a 15 minute walk from RAW's headquarters and is 20 minutes by car from Dakar's downtown.
1. Be present in Dakar for a minimum of 1 month
2. Be a graduate of an art school, curatorial programme or any department of humanities
3. Have at least a conversational knowledge of French
4. Be able to cover the costs for travel, visa, insurance, living and residency