OneBeat, the acclaimed U.S.-based music alternate residency, has grown right into a constellation of applications across the globe, now opening functions to artists in Ghana as “OneBeat Ghana”.
OneBeat Ghana is now accepting functions for socially engaged artist-entrepreneurs from Ghana, Nigeria and the U.S. (ages 19-35) to take part in an intensive 2-week residency. The Ghana-based program will convene 11-12 artists from all 3 international locations to alternate and construct methods for stronger artist communities and artistic economies within the area. Functions are due by July 14, 2023 5:00 PM EDT.
Fellows will take part in talent shares and discussions, artistic workouts, workshops led by visitor artists whereas working to develop venture proposals. In as we speak’s quickly shifting music business, musicians must operate not merely as artists, however as artistic entrepreneurs to succeed.
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Musicians are requested to use with particular venture concepts to work on throughout this system. On the finish of the residency, Fellows will probably be requested to develop a pitch or plan for the subsequent steps of their tasks, which will probably be introduced in Accra.
OneBeat Ghana’s Inventive Director is OneBeat alumnus Poetra Asantewa, a poet, organizer and founding father of arts collective Black Ladies Glow, based mostly in Accra, Ghana. OneBeat Ghana serves because the pilot model of a brand new mannequin of OneBeat Overseas alternate, targeted on artistic entrepreneurship and techniques to deal with points confronted by international musicians.
OneBeat Ghana is an initiative of the U.S. Division of State’s Bureau of Instructional and Cultural Affairs, & produced by Bang on a Can’s Discovered Sound Nation with further help from the U.S. Embassy in Ghana and the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria.
artists can apply on the hyperlink beneath: