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Art: An Essential Need, Emergency Grants
Grant Africa

Art: An Essential Need, Emergency Grants

DEADLINE:10 May 2020

Art: an Essential Need (ArtEN) is a crowdfunded art initiative that aims to rapidly provide emergency grants to artists living in Africa.

Artists are asked to speak out and re-think the role of Art against the alienating effects of Covid-19, presenting words and works to be collected in the eBook.


  • Full-time artists with 3 years of artistic career with at least 2 exhibitions / shows in the portfolio;
  • Artist currently living in Africa;
  • Artist 18+ years old;


100% of the net amount collected from this project will be distributed as soon as the campaign ends on 31 May in equal shares to all the artists who contributed to the eBook, Art: An Essential Need.