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from Franklin Furnace
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!