Residence program at WAAW – Senegal

1-7 March 2015 Residency at Waaw centre in Saint-Louis, Senegal. Maria Rebecca has been selected out of a total of 15 applicants, representing a great variety of countries (The Netherlands, US, Spain, India, Australia ...). The residency served as an introduction to the city of Saint-Louis and its surroundings to learn about Senegalese traditional culture and contemporary cultural expressions, the French heritage, the fishing industry and the remarkable fishermen's community, the world-class Djoudj bird reserve, the current challenges in the environmental field - Saint-Louis being the city on the African continent most threatened by climate change - and the tourism industry.