• Call for Abstracts: EUGEO Session “Art, Spatial Experimentation and Knowledge Production”

    Geographical research over the last decade has seen an upsurge in interest in arts. The critical potential of arts as tools for knowledge production is increasingly taken into account in scientific debates. This session aims at considering the spatial experimentations implemented in geographical research that deals with arts and challenges classical methodologies by means of arts.

  • LagosPhoto talent call 2015

    LagosPhoto is on the lookout for photographers working in Africa and from the African Diaspora telling unique and interesting stories. To get on our radar, send us 5 low-res images (preferably from one project), project synopsis, your CV+ bio + date of birth to: outreach@lagosphotofestival.com The subject line: Talent Call_your name Due to the high volume […]

  • Call for Researcher: Art Moves Africa Study on Mobility and Touring in Central Africa

    As part of its ongoing effort to identify and address needs in the African mobility sector, AMA is recruiting a researcher to conduct a field study on mobility & touring in Central Africa. The study will cover a period of 3 months, from mid-March to late June 2015. The researcher will be responsible for preparing the study, in collaboration with AMA’s research coordinator; conducting fieldwork in Central Africa, in April and/or May; and drafting the report.

  • Annual Symposium: Valorizing African Cultural Heritage and Thought in the 21st Century

    According to a famous saying, “in Africa, when an old person dies, it is a library that burns.” Most of the pioneers of African thought, such as Amadou Hampaté Ba, Leopold Sedar Senghor, Cheikh Anta Diop, Ahmadou Bamba, and Boubou Hama, who claimed the necessity to revalorize our African cultural heritages, are no longer with […]

  • The Urban Popcultures Project: 5th Global Meeting

    For each generation, the world’s cities have provided a fertile cultural landscape in which alternatives to the mainstream emerge and flourish. From the jazz clubs of 1920s Harlem and the Swing Kids of 1930s Berlin, to the block parties that gave rise to hip hop and rap in 1970s New York, to the Freetekno movement […]

  • African Creative Economy Conference

    The African Creative Economy Conference is an annual project of the Arterial Network, a Pan-African civil society network of artists, cultural activists, enterprises, NGOs and others active in the creative sector. Highlighting the role of culture in sustainable development, the ACEC aims to provide a practical analysis and reflective overview of the current status of […]