Call for Submissions: Biennial of Contemporary African Art Dak’art 2018

By ARC Magazine Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 Categories: Biennales, Call for Submissions, Exhibitions, Updates

The 13th edition of the Biennale de l’Art Africain Contemporain Dak’Art/Biennial of Contemporary African Art Dak’art will be held May–June 2018 in Dakar, Senegal. Submissions are currently being accepted for consideration from African and African diasporic artists. The deadline for submissions is July 31, 2017.

Candidates must submit a completed application form and the required documents, as described below, by e-mail to or on a CD by post to the Secretariat General of the Biennial of Dakar, located at 19 avenue Hassan II 1st Floor. BP: 3865. Dakar Senegal.

Dakar, Senegal.

Dakar, Senegal.

The submission must include:

1. the completed application form;
2. a biography of up to 15 lines in English or French;
3. a detailed curriculum vitae;
4. two recent high-resolution pictures;
5. a scanned copy of the valid passport until the end of 2018
6. five high-definition reproductions (300 dpi for 30×50 cm) of works dating from January 2016 (artist’s property) on paper or digital (photographs, DVDs, CDs). The name of the photographer is required, as is the date of creation;
7. a text presenting the works and their technical data (references of the parts, title of the work, dimensions, materials, value of the work and insurance, addresses of places of origin and delivery of works at the end of The biennial 2018);
8. articles in art papers and critical texts on the artist’s work, one or more expert testimonials recognized (optional).

Points 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 are mandatory.

The on-line application can be accessed HERE.

Read more about Dak’Art here.

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