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COLLABORATIONS

& PARTNERS

If your artistic practice, organisational mission or project aims align with the focus of the CERA PROJECT, we would love to hear from you. Do get in touch at theceraproject@gmail.com if you have work or space you would like to develop with us.

the CERA PROJECT kindly thanks the support of every person 

& organisation that has believed in our vision and ambition.

ARTISTS & CURATORS & RESEARCHERS

Abraão Vicente

Alana Jelinek
Alexandra Ferrini
Ana Mendes

Barby Asante

Binelde Hyrcan

Bumi Thomas

Catherine Chun Hua Dong

Cathy Hassan

Chibuike Uzoma

Christa Joo Hyun D'Angelo

Fatimah Kelleher

Filipa César

Francis Zuma Cooper

Harriet Gore 

Hashi Mohamed

Henrietta Howells

Inês Valle

Issa Touma

James Uche-Iroha
Jack Shieh OBE

Joy Gregory

Kinsi Abdulleh

Khaled Jarrar

Kristian Vilstrup Madsen

Lorena Wolffer

Luis Lacerda

Luísa Martelo

Marta Lança

Mafalda Budib

Mário Macilau

Minna Salami

N'WE COLLECTIVE

Nathalie Anguezomo Mba Bikoro
Nilbar Güreş

Nikki Luna

Pauliana Valente Pimentel

Paulo Arraiano

Patrícia Barbosa

Rachel Marsden 

Ricardo Teles

Rita GT

Sophie Mak-Schram

Rosanna Raymond

Seema Mattu

Vasco Araújo

Virgínia Brás Gomes

Vivian Chinasa Ezugha

Zarina Muhammad


 

PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS & ORGANIZATIONS

ESPAÇO ESPELHO D'AGUA (MAIN PARTNER)

It is a non formal space in a famous modernist Portuguese building, surrounded by a large mirror of water that forms the symbolic connection with the Tagus river a few meters away. It has a restaurant, cafeteria, gallery and studios. In partnership with The CERA PROJECT funded VENTO SUL - a cultural programe of exhibition, art residencies, concerts, educational programe, etc.

ARTDISPERSION

Organization that offers services on photography, art restoration and art exhibition's installations.

BUALA (MEDIA PARTNER)

Is the first multidisciplinary portal dedicated to the critique, record and reflection on contemporary African cultures expressed in Portuguese language, producing texts and offering French and English translations.

CANADA ARTS COUNCIL

The Canada Council for the Arts is Canada’s public arts funder, with a mandate to foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works in, the arts.

CUNTEMPORARY

An arts organisation that works with individuals and groups at the intersections of queer and feminist practices and methodologies.

D CONTEMPORARY GALLERY

D-Contemporary is the company that creates and delivers art exhibitions in London. Operates two well-established UK and international membership-based business networks comprising over 200 companies and institutions employing some 6 million.

EMBASSY OF PORTUGAL (UK)

EMBASSY OF BRAZIL (UK)

INSTITUTO CAMOES (PT)

The Instituto Camões is a Portuguese international institution dedicated to the worldwide promotion of the Portuguese language, Portuguese culture, and international aid, on behalf of the Government of Portugal

ISLINGTON MILL

Created in 2000, Islington Mill is an ever-evolving creative space, arts hub and community. Public arts programmes, residencies and galleries sit alongside recording studios, an events space and our B&B; music and visual arts mix with events and exhibitions.

FRAT (Festival Art Biennial) (Partner)

FRAT — hFACTOR's biennial FRinge Art Festival in collaboration with Inês Valle — that engages existing platforms, namely Lagos Fashion Week, LagosPhoto, and ART X Lagos, to question preconceived notions of creative possibilities. The chief aim within each showcase and experience is to explore the spontaneous creativity and enjoyment that comes from visitors and locals traversing the often neglected gems Lagos offers as a global city.

FIRST FLOOR GALLERY

First international, independent, emerging contemporary artist led gallery. The gallery was launched in December 2009 with the goal of giving young artists in Harare an opportunity to experiment, build skills and build bridges between Zimbabwe and the international art community. In addition to its exhibition roster, the gallery maintains an educational programme, with master-classes, artist residencies, film screenings, panel discussions and a range of audience engagement initiatives.

KEY (Kivu Youth Entertainment, KEY asbl)

Creative Centre for multimedia production and Contemporary Art of Kivu in Democratic Rrepublic of Congo.

KWANDA ART FOUNDATION

Non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and development of contemporary art in Rwanda with The mission to build, establish educate, improve and promote the local Art Industry and Art Community in national and international context.

MIRA FORUM

Portuguese art organisation focus on Art, Photography and Performance.

NUMBI ARTS

NUMBI is a London-based organisation founded in 1998, with the vision to provide a platform for collaborative cross-cultural exchange for artists working in different fields and what draws from the experience of Somali communities around the world.

PAUL NACHE

Brushes aside all the rules and formalities that come with being a dealer gallery in Aotearoa New Zealand.  New model for the dealer gallery, blurring the lines between public and private gallery, between dealer and curator, house style and punk attitude. It offers less a consumable list or stable of artists than a family or community of artist/collaborators who come together and work with Nache to each extend their own practice, but also contribute to the greater whole which is the unrelenting forward momentum of this Gallery. 

PHOTO GARAGE LAGOS

The organization is fluid in its structure, in a way that helps it to penetrate the fabric of the grass root level of society where we believe that both action and charity should begin. PhotoGarageLagos has been part of major international Photography projects and other happenings that has played a huge role in the ongoing revolution in the entire Nigerian photography industry.

R.A.R.O.

New kind of Artist-In-Residence Program that allows artists from Argentina and abroad to work and develop their projects in different Ateliers around the city of Buenos Aires.

TAFETA ART GALLERY

Art Gallery specializing in 20th century and Contemporary African Art.

THE ACCRA STUDIO

Creative space that encourages the critique and exhibitions of bodies of work of fellow artists and curators.

 

THE TEMPORARY

A new transcultural exchange platform examining “temporary” and ephemeral experience in art, architecture, design, music, sound, performance and culture between the UK and China.

VELVENOIR (PARTNER)

Boutique art consultancy and agency that operates globally with an international network of selected and vetted experts.

WALLACE GALLERY MORRINSVILLE

Borne out of passion and community vision: a contemporary gallery with four unique spaces that showcases New Zealand art and artists, alongside artworks from the most comprehensive collection of contemporary New Zealand art the James Wallace Arts Trust.

WALL STREET INTERNATIONAL (MEDIA PARTNER)

An innovative information channel providing a constant stream of updates, stories and articles written in six different languages.