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Storytelling Through Augmented Reality (AR) Workshops and Grants

Storytelling Through Augmented Reality (AR) Workshops and Grants

Partially Funded
City: Nairobi, Kampala or Dar es Salaam
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Electric South, BlackRhino VR, Ona Stories, and The Ford Foundation invite artists and technologists who are exploring issues around civic or social issues and digital storytelling to apply for the “Storytelling through AR Workshops.”

The “Storytelling through AR Workshops” will take place over the course of two days in three cities across East Africa.

In each city, ten to fifteen interdisciplinary artists will engage in discussions and exercises, familiarising themselves with some key AR tools in order to think creatively about how AR can serve artistic practice.


  • $10 000 (USD) in micro-grants will be awarded to artists to develop their creative projects.
  • Artists will retain ownership of all work developed at the workshop and/or with grant funds.
  • Also, all meals during the workshop will be provided by the organizers.


  • Citizens or permanent residents of Kenya, Uganda, or Tanzania
  • Also, currently living in the city where the workshops take place (Nairobi, Kampala, or Dar es Salaam)
  • Accomplished in an artistic field. Any creative discipline is welcome
  • In addition, experience in a creative technology field isa plus


The last day to submit is Tuesday, May 17, 2022. All successful applicants will be notified by Friday, May 27, 2022.

  • Nairobi, Kenya: Wednesday, June 8, and Thursday, June 9, 2022
  • Kampala, Uganda: Monday, June 13, and Tuesday, June 14, 2022.
  • Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Friday, June 17, and Saturday, June 18, 2022



Type of Opportunity Conferences Uncategorized
Deadline17 May,2022
FieldAugmented Reality
CityNairobi, Kampala or Dar es Salaam
Open toKenya, Uganda or Tanzania
OrganizerKombo Chapfika
Contact the organizerIG: @ckombo



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