Ker Issa, 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. Ker Issa is open to visual artists interested in any medium, from writers, musicians, filmmakers and architects to curators, researchers or student researchers.
Ker Issa 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.
Due to its transition period, the RAW Material company teams will not be calling for applications for the residency program in 2023. You can still view our admission requirements. Please sign up for our newsletter to receive information about our programs.