THE ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION BELLAGIO CENTER 2016 SHORTLIST

2016_shortlist_bellThe Africa Centre is glad to present the shortlist for the 2016  Artists in Residency competition. This time round, they added a layer to their Artists In Residency competition that specifically awarded residencies to mid to late-career African artists who lived on the continent and its diaspora.  These fifteen exceptional artists were selected from over 120 applicants from various countries across the continent and beyond. They are:

  1. Amina Benbouchta | Visual Arts | Morocco
  2. Doreen Baingana | Literature | Uganda
  3. Godfried Donkor | Visual Arts | Ghana/UK
  4. Héla Ammar | Visual Arts | Tunisia
  5. Jennifer Makumbi-Morris | Literature | Uganda
  6. Judith Adong | Multidisciplinary | Uganda
  7. Katia Kameli | Film | Algeria/France
  8. Leila Aboulela | Literature | Sudan/UK
  9. Marie – Laure Edom | Performing Arts | Zimbabwe
  10. Mark Gevisser | Literature | South Africa
  11. Mshai Mwangola | Multidisciplinary | Kenya
  12. Njabulo Ndebele | Literature | South Africa
  13. Phillippa Yaa de Villiers | Literature | South Africa
  14. Victor Ekpuk | Visual Arts | Nigeria/USA
  15. Yaba Badoe | Film | Ghana/UK

The finalists will be revealed in May 2017.

 

 

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