British Council SouthernAfricaArts ColabNowNow 2018

British Council #SouthernAfricaArts invites young digital creatives to take part in the second edition of ColabNowNow, hosted with Maputo Fast Forward  in Mozambique. ColabNowNow will select 4 digital storytellers and 4 digital artists from East, West and Southern Africa and the UK. Working with the guidance of two digital facilitators, the creatives will create work for a physical and digital exhibition at the festival. The ColabNowNow facilitators will be mentored by interactive digital artist, senior lecturer and Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival director, Dr. Tegan Bristow.

Applicants should be visual/graphic artists, architects, technical artists, programmers/coders, music/sound artists, performers and animators, writers, photographers, filmmakers, videographers, bloggers and vloggers!


Applications are open to artists and storytellers between 18 and 35 years of age.

Selected applicants are required to be in Johannesburg for the full period of the collaboration (6 – 16 September 2017).

Reside in one of the eligible countries listed

Present a project proposal (with an indication of technical requirements) with their application

Include a short bio, profile image and portfolio in their applications


• Selected applicants will receive work space, a production budget and production support.

• Costs for visa application, flights, accommodation and per diem will be covered.

Application Deadline: 31 August 2018, end of day.

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