Art Residency Directors: Belinda Holden, Alberto Rebaza, Nicholas Jones.
New date: Friday, November 26, 2021, 17.00 GMT- 18.00 GMT
(Due to Thanksgiving falling on the 25th of November, the new date for this Meets session is on the 26th of November)
Join us on this special ACT Meets with Belinda Holden, Director of the Yinka Shonibare Foundation (Lagos/London/Digital), Tito Rebaza, Collector and Director of Residencia de Al Lado (Lima), and Nicholas Jones, Founding Director of PRAKSIS (Oslo). They will tell us everything there is to know about their programmes, current opportunities and how ACT! artists can participate.
Belinda Holden is the director of The Yinka Shonibare Foundation, a new Cultural Charity based in London and West Africa. “The Yinka Shonibare Foundation’s vision is to foster cultural exchange between Africa and the rest of the world by facilitating and engaging in multi-disciplinary dialogue and research.” Yinka Shonibare CBE. The foundation runs artist programmes in Lagos, London and online.
Alberto Rebaza (known as Tito Rebaza) is a prominent Peruvian lawyer and art collector. He is vice-president of the Lima Museum of Art (MALI), a member of the international patronage committee of the Museo Reina Sofia and a member of the Latin American Circle at Guggenheim Museum in NYC. In 2017, along with his wife Ginette Lumbroso, Rebaza founded Residencia de Al Lado, an invitation-only art residency in Lima for international artists.
Nicholas John Jones is the Founding Director of PRAKSIS, the not-for-profit transnational arts and culture catalyst based in Oslo. PRAKSIS fosters creative knowledge, confidence and communities by connecting artists, thinkers and publics across borders and disciplines.
Nicholas holds an MFA in Fine Art Painting from Slade School of Art, London and was a participant in Curator Lab at Konstfack, Stockholm. His writing has appeared in publications including Artforum, Billedkunst, Kunstkritikk and FiskFrisk.
November 26, 2021, 17.00 GMT, via Zoom.
This session is open to ACT alumni and current participants only.
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What is 'ACT Meets'?
ACT Meets are periodical get-together online sessions for sharing ideas, knowledge, and questions about the professional aspects of our artistic practices. The sessions are open to ACT Alumni and participants enrolled in our programmes. A few times a year, we invite guests and the general public. If you want to know more about our artist programme ‘Getting it across: communicating your art practice', please click here.
This edition of the ACT Meets is for ACT Alumni and current participants only.