An Incubation program for Nigerian Queer Digital Creators
The Queercity Media and Productions Lagos, Nigeria invites LGBT+ West African content creators, digital artists, and creatives at large to harness a creative think tank whose work seeks to further the creative, social, political, and economic liberation of LGBT+ Nigerians.
Tinkers Tank is a 6 weeks digital incubation program for LGBT+ content creators in Lagos, Nigeria to learn, develop and re-evaluate their creative endeavors. This program provides a collective opportunity for creative, technical, and infrastructural support for LGBT+ creatives living and working in Lagos, Nigeria to further create.
Queer creatives in the context of Tinkers Tank 1.0 is not limited to already existing LGBT+ photographers, podcasters, illustrators, vloggers, and journalists. but also open to new creatives, experimenting creatives, and creative executives who question/engage queer content creation in Nigeria. What role do LGBT+-centered content creations and creators have to play in the public opinion of LGBT+ persons? How does it manifest in the daily lives of LGBT+ persons living in Nigeria and the level of societal acceptance? What are the historical traces of Queerness in Lagos and the future of Queer-centered documentation in Nigeria as a country? What practical uses of LGBT+ centered content in social and political movements in the country? Creating content for possible change? How does a Queer creator manifest themselves artistically in modern-day Nigeria?”
- Cohort 1 (October/November 2022) Hybrid: 11:59pm WAT, August 20th. 2022
- Cohort 2 (February/March 2023) Hybrid: Opens 11:59pm WAT, August 20th. 2022 and closes at 11:59 pm WAT, November 18th, 2022
Note: Late submissions will not be considered. Successful applicants will be notified on the website by October 2022 and January 2023 respectively.
- How do you define yourself as a Queer creative in Nigeria and what is the most essential part of your creative process (max 2 pages or a 2 minutes audio or video)
- Biography or CV
- Where in Lagos do you live?
- Any three links to your work or portfolio you think are relevant to this application.
- Send via email to Info@queercitypodcast.com