For the first time AFIELD launches an open call to support 3 individuals engaged in social and artistic experimentation. They will be granted seed funding to develop their initiatives and advice from a mentor chosen with them within the AFIELD network, for a period of 18 months. Initiated in 2014 by Council and supported by Tsadik Foundation, AFIELD is a network, a fellowship and an advocacy program for social initiatives from arts and culture. Each year the program supports artists, researchers or activists committed to a long-term social initiative by identifying 2 fellows and 3 mentees.
AFIELD is now composed of more than 20 inspiring and renown individuals including (among others) the choreographer Lia Rodrigues, who founded a dance school in the favela of Maré, Rio, the photographer Zanele Muholi, who empowers the LGBTQ communities in South Africa through visual activism workshops or the Syrian writer, Yassin Al-Haj Saleh, who founded Hamisch, a space for cultural collaboration and integration of Syrians in Turkey.
AFIELD wishes to support 3 individuals engaged in social and artistic experimentation. They will be granted $1500 of seed funding and advice from a mentor chosen within the AFIELD network, for a period of 18 months.
Deadline: 12 May 2019