Artist Residency, Portobelo, Panama, deadline May 29

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We're excited to announce that the 2017 Creative

Currents Artist Collaborative Summer Artist Residency in Portobelo

Panama is accepting project proposals for the July 1st - July 16th residency!

Continuing our year long focus on Black Speculative Art, the Creative

Currents Artist Collaborative Summer Artist Residency allows literary,

visual, performance, dance and music artists and researchers 2

uninterrupted weeks in conversation with their creative muse and each

other. Come explore the Black Speculative Arts amongst the backdrop of

historic Portobelo, Panama - a place full of the magical realism that

is our shared Afro-Diasporic history.

The 2017 Creative Currents Summer Artist Residency is open to emerging

and professional Visual, Literary & Performance Artists of all races

and in all mediums and genres, and Scholars and Researchers of all

disciplines - both creative and academic - to submit project proposals

for work to be developed during the 2 week residency.

2017 Featured Residency Workshop:

Imagined Futures: A Transformative Writing Workshop presented by

Michele Tracy Berger Drawing on Afro-futurist inspirations, this four

day optional workshop invites participants to time travel through their

writing lives. We will spend time exploring our past, present and

future writing selves. This workshop will help participants deepen a

connection to their inner writing self, discover new tools for their

writing practice, allow time for new writing to emerge and includes a

one hour personal coaching session. Writers at all levels welcomed!

The application deadline is Monday, May 29th. For more info:

Please help us spread the word by forwarding this to other

artists/scholars that you think would be interested!