Saturday, 4 September 2010

CALL FOR ARTISTS, CCA, Lagos / Triangle Artists Workshop - Nigeria

Call for Artists Applications!!!

CCA Lagos / Triangle Arts Trust Workshop - Nigeria

October 4 -17, 2010, Lagos

CCA Lagos and Triangle Arts Trust are organising the first Triangle Workshop at Stone House in Alakuko, Lagos and are inviting application from artists working in all disciplines.

The two-week workshop will bring together a group of artists working in various disciplines to share ideas, experiences and to make new work inspired by the context and the opportunity to work alongside other artists. Approximately 18 artists will participate in the workshop, half from Nigeria and the rest from other countries in Africa and further afield. During the workshop participants will also be invited to present their work to each other and to the public. The workshop will end with an Open Day, when the public will join the artists in celebrating the outcome of the two weeks.

Financial conditions
The workshop will provide the successful applicants with full lodging and food, working space, local transportation and a small material stipend. International artists will be able to apply to have their international travel covered by the workshop.

Procedure for applications and deadline
All candidates must apply using the application form and submit all the required documents listed in the form. Closing date for applications 18th September 2010

The completed application forms and required documents should be sent by e-mail to
While email communication is encouraged, if this is not possible, artists could send their material by DVD or other format to the following address:
Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos
9, McEwen Street, Sabo
Lagos, Nigeria

Please note that: Work or material sent by post cannot be returned.
Late applications cannot be reviewed. Successful candidates will be informed by 21st of September 2010
For more information or any inquiries, please contact

About the organisers:
Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos (CCA,Lagos) is an independent non-profit making visual art organisation providing a platform for the development, presentation, and discussion of contemporary visual art and culture.

The Triangle Network is an international network of artists and arts organisations that promotes exchange of ideas and innovation within the contemporary visual arts. Through artist-led workshops, residencies, exhibitions and outreach events, the network generates peer-to-peer learning, professional development for artists and the dissemination of emerging international art practices.

The workshop is funded by the British Museum, Commonwealth Foundation and the The Ford Foundation and supported by Triangle Arts Trust.