8 July 2024

Opportunity Description

The META foundation is putting out a call for applications for our annual Womxn to Watch award. The award will take place from August to September 2024 and will provide the successful womxn artist with a studio space for 3 months as well as a solo exhibition in October 2024. The application process will run until mid-night 8th July 2024. Applications will be assessed by a body of visual arts industry professionals and ONLY the successful applicant will be contacted.

Award requirements – The artist must:

  • be a womxn artist
  • have only been practising for 5 years or less
  • be based in Johannesburg or able to travel to Johannesburg. Please be advised that no accommodation will be provided during the residency period. Should the artist decide to travel, they need to be aware that no funding will be provided for travel, accommodation or living expenses.
  • produce a body of work for exhibition along with the advice and expertise of the curator

The residency does not provide funding for:

  • transport funding
  • living expenses
  • medical expenses or travel insurance
  • material costs

The residency does provide:

  • a studio within August House (located at 76 End Street, Doornfontein)
  • a parking space within August House
  • uncapped internet
  • support from the META foundation team
  • a solo exhibition of work at the end of the residency period

How to Apply

Email address for queries: erin@meta-foundation.co.za