The Arthouse Foundation calls for application for its 2017 artist residency in Lagos, Nigeria. This offer is granted to two artists simultaneously, throughout the year in three-month sessions. Submission is open until September 2nd, 2016.

The residency sessions are divided into “Winter Session: January 16th – April 7th, 2017 “, “Spring Session: April 24th – July 21st, 2017″ and “Fall Session: September 11th – December 8th, 2017″. 

Eligibility for Application

This application is open to local and international visual artists and curators who wish  to engage a new artistic project within the city of Lagos.

The Arthouse Foundation will provide living and work space, as well as logistical support for the creation of a new artistic project, along with an intensive public program and a final exhibition.

The Arthouse Foundation Residency Program includes:

  • Accommodation at Arthouse Foundation in the Ikoyi neighborhood of Lagos, with a live/work studio, work terraces, common living room and kitchen
  • Monthly living stipend (N50000.00) with monthly internet, television and cleaning services included
  • Production Allowance (N100000.00), towards the cost of materials for the duration of the residency period
  • Participation in public programs including artist talk, open studios, and workshop
  • End of year exhibition featuring all resident artists

Please note that artists are responsible for travel and visa costs. Arthouse Foundation will provide a letter of invitation for visa purposes for international applicants.

Deadline: 2nd September, 2016

To apply, visit:

For further information, please contact Joseph Gergel by email [email protected]

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