Michaela Yearwood-Dan will spend one month in Johannesburg in February 2019, taking part in a curated residency with Visual Arts Network South Africa (VANSA). She will meet with locally based artists and cultural practitioners, have studio space and the opportunity to engage with the art scenes of the city and the country.
In return, Simnikiwe Buhlungu will come to the UK for four weeks in May, spending time in London and at Wysing. During her curated residency Simnikiwe will be introduced to the UK’s cultural networks and experience the energy of the capital city and the focused residency space at Wysing – connecting with a variety of audiences here.
Both artists will be commissioned to make new work that will be exhibited as part of the Lagos Biennial 26 October – 30 November 2019.
Founded by Curator, Hansi Momodu-Gordon, Future Assembly is a platform for bespoke international artist residencies, unique opportunities to exhibit work and mentoring to artists who are at pivotal moments in their careers.