Selam is launching the Pan-African Network for Artistic Freedom (Panaf), a new network building initiative funded by the Swedish Arts Council. The initiative will be developed in collaboration with partners in Nigeria, Gambia, Mozambique, Zambia, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia, with plans to involve several other countries in the future.
Africa’s creative industry represents a potent instrument that could grow the GDP of African countries and pull the continent’s youth out of poverty, Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank), said at the two-day Creative Africa Nexus (CANEX) at the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021) in Durban, South Africa.
KRAMERVILLE – The pop-up exhibition was open to all the residents of Kramerville on November 13 from 12:00 to 18:00.
France and Germany are returning artifacts acquired during colonial times
Art enthusiasts look at an artwork by Barry Yusufu titled “Home Girl”, at the ArtX annual art fair at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island. Behind him are two pieces by South Africa’s Lunga Ntila. (Benson Ibeabuchi / AFP)
How will technology continue to play a role – both good and bad – in shaping the industry for the future, and how can creatives prepare to embrace and capitalise on these changes?
Talk about film, music, painting or perhaps fashion but a discussion on African arts cannot be complete without an element of paintings and sculpture. These elements of arts have been used over centuries as an important communication tool in different instances.
The Stand Foundation in South Africa is calling on creatives to apply for its Leadership Initiative programme.
A panel of experts took to the stage at FAME Week Africa 2021 in October to share a wealth of insights and predictions.
Women in FAME: Challenges, opportunities and how women in leadership can impact on a changing landscape
Gender stereotypes and related expectations continue to plague women across all industries around the world, and the FAME industry is certainly no exception.