AMA gives grants to artists and arts professionals (curators, cultural operators and journalists) of all artistic disciplines who live and work in Africa, to travel within the African continent.

In order to engage in the exchange of information, the enhancement of skills, the development of informal networks, and the pursuit of cooperation.

AMA supports projects that are aimed at : building partnerships, completing research, creating new works, touring a show, or participating in festivals, biennales, residencies, workshops and professional meetings or symposia.

Grantees receive a round-trip flight, in Economy class, reserved, purchased and delivered by AMA.

Nationality: Applicants may be nationals of any country but must live and work in Africa. Proof of long-term residence will be requested from non-African nationals.

Profession: Art Moves Africa supports individuals and groups (maximum: 3 people) belonging to the following professions:

  • Artists
  • Cultural operators (managers, artistic directors, producers, technicians, researchers, etc.)
  • Curators
  • Journalists working in the arts and culture sector

Applicants’ travels must take place within the African continent, from one African country to another.

NB: Unfortunately, AMA cannot support travels to/from dependent territories or overseas or autonomous regions of European states, such as Réunion, Mayotte, the Canary Islands, Madeira, Ceuta, Melilla, etc.

Artistic fields: Art Moves Africa supports the travel of artists and cultural professionals working in the following artistic fields:

  • Theatre
  • Dance
  • Storytelling
  • Music
  • Visual arts
  • Film
  • Literature
  • Multidisciplinary

Art Moves Africa encourages participation in any project or event that enables:

  • Collaborations with other professionals
  • Exchange of information and activities
  • Elaboration of projects, practices and ideas
  • Improvement of artistic or technical skills
  • Discovery of different artistic fields through: cultural professional network meetings, festivals, artists’ residencies, workshops, seminars, lectures, work sessions
  • Artists to demonstrate the long term effect of their project
  • Artists to share their experience by encouraging networking in their own country
  • Professionals seeking wider access to international networks to enhance their careers.
Current Status
On Hold
Open for Submissions