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Monday, 15 June 2015

8TH NATIONAL ART COMPETITION 2015. WIN N2MILLION NAIRA

Nigerian Breweries Plc. and African Artists' Foundation (AAF) announces the Call for Entries for the eighth edition of the National Art Competition.

THEME
This year’s theme Future Histories asks artists creating work in these mediums, and beyond to express to the nation what a future history is, what it can be, and what it must be for Nigerians and artists alike. Artists are encouraged to think laterally about the social, political, and cultural climate of their local communities and Nigeria as a country, whilst exploring their terra incognita art practice.

Future Histories is a creative production of how art explores both the imaginary and the inevitable elements of the future while maintaining its innate quality of documentation and foresight. What material goods are those of the future, and how does our historical past play into their creation? With Lagos’ status as an art capitol manifesting before our eyes, what is at stake for Nigerian artists? Through the creation of innovative work that both presents and continues to question those viewing it, Nigerian Breweries and African Artists Foundation asks you to participate in Future Histories.

PRIZE
The competition includes a cash prize of Two Million Naira for the first place winner and provides the artist with national and international exposure and exhibition opportunities and a cash prize of One Million Naira each for both second and third place winners.
 
This year’s competition is open to all mediums. Only proposals will be accepted, completed or existing artwork will be disqualified. All entries should be sent as a pdf attachment to nac2015@africanartists.org

Deadline for submission of work – July 3, 2015
For more information, please visit: http://www.nationalartcompetition.org

ABOUT AFRICAN ARTISTS' FOUNDATION (AAF) 
 African Artists’ Foundation (AAF) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion and development of contemporary African art. Established in 2007 in Lagos, Nigeria, African Artists’ Foundation aims to encourage the highest standard of art in Africa. African Artists’ Foundation serves a significant role in art and academic communities through organising art exhibitions, festivals, competitions, residencies, and workshops with the aim of unearthing and developing talent, creating societal awareness, and providing a platform to express creativity. By providing assistance to professional and emerging artists in Africa and support to international exhibitions and community outreach programs, African Artists’ Foundation views the contribution to a strong cultural landscape in Africa as a transformative element in driving social change.

Our mailing address is:
54 Raymond Njoku Street
Off Awolowo Road 
Ikoyi
Lagos, Nigeria

2 comments:

  1. Cool one...
    @Emmy'z World

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  2. Well done aunt Gloria u r doing a great work. God bless

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