West Africa Arts Storytelling Open Call

BRITISH WEST AFRICA ARTS OVERVIEW

Our Arts programme delivered in Senegal, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Nigeria form the West Africa Arts cluster. We work closely with the UK and focus on creating opportunities for artists and creatives between the ages of 18 and 35. Through a team of dedicated Arts staff, our work is research and knowledge-based and responds to the sector needs in our local contexts. We deliver our work by linking creative communities, partners and audiences both online and offline and across disciplines to build greater exposure for contemporary practice and culture. Our programmes are delivered through three thematic strands; Creative Enterprise, Connecting and Festivals.

 

RFI - SPECIFICATION

The programmatic work that we are undertaking over this financial year engages many organizations, artists, and audiences across West Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the UK. We are looking for an organization that is able to encapsulate the work we do through creative storytelling and direct engagement with identified projects through a modular system that will allow flexibility in the rollout.

OBJECTIVES OF THE STORYTELLING

• Plan and launch an awareness campaign for new social media handle

• Show the creative process and creative sector to wider and new audiences

• To create a source of content which describes the work we do through the engagement of real people and the stories related to their creative practice

• To integrate monitoring and evaluation practices into the work (with assistance from our appointed Monitoring and Evaluation partner)

• A consistent aesthetic that encapsulates an authentic and contemporary idea (look and feel) of West  Africa

• Promote Equality Diversity Inclusion (EDI) throughout outputs

Please download our information document to find out more - see the link below.

 

REGISTRATION OF INTEREST

Only organizations that meet the requirements of this Request for Interest will be invited to submit detailed proposals during the tender stance of the project.

This request of interest is broad in scope and it is understood that certain partners might want to compile a team of various individuals in order to deliver on the broad scope of the project. if this is the case, please be sure to indicate who would be the responsible coordinator for the project and how each involved creative would add to the team.

You are required to fill in this application form as your expression of interest - please click the 'Submit your Request' button either at the top or bottom of this page.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION - 10 JANUARY 2020 END OF DAY

This Request of Interest is managed by Ama Ofeibea Tetteh (Programme Manager Arts – Ghana and West Africa) and Eduardo Cachucho (Programme Manager Arts - SSA) 

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE APPLICATION?

A selection panel will view all review all the applications - creating a shortlist of 3-5 applicants who will then be requested to tender for the storytelling project. The tender will be open for two weeks (10 working days) - current timelines projecting 13 - 24 January 2020.