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The African Arts Trust
"The African Arts Trust will act as a catalyst for the emergence and growth of locally managed and sustainable contemporary visual art organisations in Africa"

Grantees

Grantees for Financial Years 2011-2017

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK

Ed Cross Fine Art, UK, exhibition for Kenyan artist

Gallery Delta, Harare, Zimbabwe

Gasworks Gallery, UK, residency and exhibition for Congolese artist

REDD Horizon, Malawi

National Gallery, Rwanda, exhibition

National Museum, Uganda, exhibition

Kuona Trust Centre for Visual Arts, Kenya, core funding

Deveron Arts, Scotland, UK, Ugandan artists in residence

Boys Quarter,Port Harcourt Art Space, Zina Saro Wiwa, Nigeria

Assemblage Studios, Johannesburg, South Africa, studio space

32º East, Uganda, core funding and purchase of land for new location

First Floor Gallery, core and exhibition funding, Harare, Zimbabwe

Asiko Workshops, Bisi Silva’s workshops (Dakar, Mozambique, Addis Ababa)

Nafasi Art Space, Tanzania, core funding for studio spaces

Townhouse Gallery,Egypt, core funding

Insaka Artist Workshops, Zambia, international artists’ workshop funding

Dak’Art Biennale,Senegal, transport of art for 3 African artists.

Bozar Museum, Belgium, travel funds for 3 African artists for exhibition curated by Christine Eyene

Purdey Hicks/V&A Museum, UK, residency and exhibition of African artist

Anidan, Spain, Children’s Art Workshops, Lamu, Kenya, taught by Kenyan artists

Jiwar, Residency for two African artists,

Bertiers, DARTS project, Children’s workshops, Kenya

Voices in ColourArt Studios, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, core funding

David Roberts Foundation,Christine Eyene’s curatorial project

South Bank Centre,Dineo Seshee Bopape’s exhibition at Hayward Gallery

Wosia, (Waves of Somali Art) Somaliland, Artist workshops

Bookstop Sanaa, Tanzania, Books for the Tanzanian library

Kuru Arts Trust,Botswana, Core funding for San artists’ studios

Village Unhu, Zimbabwe, for artists to participate in 1:54 and Johannesburg art fairs

Delta Gallery, Zimbabwe, to complete a film of the history of the gallery

Marrakesh Biennale, Morocco, Exhibition funding

Adriano Maio/Delphina Studios, Angola/UK, for 3 Angolan artists’ residencies

Nirox, South Africa and Arthouse Contemporary, Nigeria for 2 Nigerian artists’ residencies in Madrid

Doual’Art, Cameroon, 3 artists’ production budgets for the public art festival

Kenyan Pavillion at the Venice Biennale, Kenya, catalogue funding