TAFARIA CASTLE & CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Tafaria Centre for the Arts is a multidisciplinary centre in Kenya incorporating accommodation for creatives, visual arts studios, fashion studios, photography cyclorama room with a green screen, beauty studios, art galleries, ceramics studio, music & film recording & post-production studios, metal & wood workshops, conference rooms with video facilities, an auditorium, a culinary studio with a canteen and a wide range of recreational activities plus a country lodge.
The residency is set in a secluded and inspiring rural location with plenty of recreational facilities and game parks.
You can either stay at the Creators’ Hub that has basic self contained rooms with hot showers and a bunker bed (can share with a partner) or at the country lodge that has standard hotel rooms – see more on www.tafaria.com. Basic local meals are served at the culinary studio or at the main lodge restaurant depending on ones budget
all the spaces have free high speed internet
Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
During your one week residency, you will stay at the creators hub cHub located within the Centre for the Arts
All your meals will be served at the Culinary Arts Studio during normal meal times
You shall have access to all the above art facilities and spaces to maximize on your time here.
All the studios and work spaces are open 16 hours daily
The residency affords you an interaction with other artists who will be in residence at the same time as you
You will have full and daily access to the centre staff for necessary guidance.
The residency will start with an orientation around the facilities and Tafaria in general and the community around the centre.
All your performances if applicable will be done at the amphitheatre
Guests at the hotel and from the neighbouring community are likely to attend your daily performances
General social etiquette is expected given Tafaria incorporates a hotel as well