Our British Council arts teams in SSA and the UK continually build their insight, expertise and first-hand knowledge of their contemporary art sectors in order to offer art making and mobility grants. At time of print, the live opportunities available are: new Art new Audiences: An annual open call for artists across SSA and the UK to make new art, and to share this art with international audiences.
new Art new Audiences is a catalyst for the creation of art that reaches new audiences in Sub-Saharan Africa and the UK. The projects showcase new art aimed at audiences from 18 to 35 in the following art forms:
* design and fashion
* dance and theatre
* creative economy
* cultural skills
* visual arts.
Each selected project shows strong partnerships across Sub-Saharan Africa and the UK. They will develop new work to be presented to diverse audiences.
POST OPEN-CALL WE
_in Motion: travel grants for SSA and UK artists to research and engage with each other's art sectors, festivals, and creative communities - and to share their journeys with others. We are committed to connecting creatives across East Africa and with the UK. We believe these connections allow : new art to be made ; new skills to be shared, and new networks to be created. We connect creatives through three different travel grants Mobility East Africa Travel Festivals _in Motion Travel Grant
UK Delegates Programme
We continually explore the art sectors in which we work, so that we can share knowledge with others and inspire new connections and imaginings between SSA and the UK We do this through storytelling projects such as the People's Stories Project, and by being actively available to create new connections and respond to enquiries on our programmes
The programme has achieved a number of results including:
* Creation of new art
* Skill sharing among creative
* Creating of new networks in East Africa.