Artnoise 2020 Open Residency is a 3-week program designed for Creatives who work in the digital space interested in exploring African arts and take steps in developing their careers and artistic development. This program made of a 3-week stay in Lome, Togo provides time and space for digital creatives such as digital illustrators and painters, video game artists, Youtube content creators and other digital arts professionals to create, research, experiment, cultivate new directions in their work as well as execute new projects. In addition to a shared studio space and living facilities, artists are invited to immerse themselves in the local creative community, art exhibitions and festivals, visit galleries and have the opportunity to learn from their peers in the hosting city.
What does the program offer?
Artnoise Open 2020 Residency offers the opportunity for Digital Creatives to immerse themselves in a new culture and be inspired by Contemporary African Arts. Participants are provided with living space, a studio, accessible 24 hours a day and a local escort. Participants will be expected to exhibit their work in local exhibitions or festival before they depart.
Knowledgeable staff are available to provide technical support and assistance.*
Duration of residency
Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
Who should apply?
This program is aimed at Game Arts, Digital painters, Cyberartists, Photographers, Game Artists, Immersion (virtual reality), Motion graphics artists, Tradigital art and other digital arts professionals who are interested in drawing inspiration from African arts and cultures whether they speak English, French, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese or German.
Shared Room: The program includes a shared bedroom in the hosting city for the duration of your program.
Regular Meal Plan: Using a meal ticket system to dine on at a local canteen, our flexible meal plans allow you to select meals according to your own needs during your stay.
Funding: Participants of the program can request funding and support for their projects as needed.
Studio Time: Every member of the program is allowed full access to an in-house studio
Showcase your work: This program offers opportunities to showcase your work in the final exhibitions
Participant Resources: Enrich your experience and get to know other artists in the community by taking advantage of the activities and support provided by our Participant Resources team.
Technical Support: Support for production, technical assistance and communication assistance
Other Resources: Studio visits and Professional networking with the Art community
Studio / Workspace
shared studio space for only residents
Fees and support
Fees & Financial Assistance
The Program Application fee is a refundable $50 booking fee, (which is refunded on arrival and check-in) for Individuals and $35 per additional member for groups.
The live-in fee is $350 for 3 weeks which is to be paid on arrival and check-in.
All applicants who gain register for the program must cover their own travel and flight tickets.
Expectations towards the artist
Artists are given the opportunity to exhibit in a final exhibition, however this is not compulsory for every artist