Talks and Discussions

32º East

Place: Uganda

Focus: Residencies, Workshops, Education, Artist Studios, Archives, Research, Knowledge, Critique, Public Art, Writing, Biennales and Festivals, Multimedia, Curatorial Practice, Library, Talks and Discussions

32º East is a centre for the creation and exploration of contemporary Ugandan art. Based in the capital, Kampala, 32º East aims to provide artists and cultural producers with the information, resources and exposure needed to raise the profile of Ugandan art to a national and international level. Key to the success of 32º East is the formation of partnerships. We are working with a number of key organisations to ensure the longevity, growth and productivity of an energetic Ugandan art scene.

Kulungwana

Place: Mozambique

Focus: Exhibitions, Painting, Sculpture, Drawing, Photography, Video, Installation, Workshops, Education, Training, Research, Literature, Publishing, Biennales and Festivals, Contemporary Art, Curatorial Practice, Art Centre, Classical Music, Talks and Discussions, Visual Arts

Kulungwana – Association for Cultural Development, was officially registered on 23rd May 2006 in Maputo, Mozambique, and opened its Exhibition Space “Sala de Espera” at the Central Railway Station (CFM) in 2008. Since 2005, Kulungwana organizes the Maputo International Music Festival, and more recently, Xiquitsi, training project for orchestras and choirs. The gallery holds solo and group exhibitions, workshops and book launches.

Assemblage

Place: South Africa

Focus: Exhibitions, Workshops, Artist Studios, Knowledge, Critique, Talks and Discussions

Assemblage is a non-profit organisation which intends for the visual arts community of Johannesburg to connect, to share ideas, information and advice and to collaborate. It provides an inclusive forum where visual art students, graduates and professionals can network. Through an informative website, peer mentoring groups, workshops, group exhibitions, artist studios and other collaborative projects, it hopes to contribute and promote artistic innovation, collaboration and a proactive vibrancy within Johannesburg.

KAS (Kin Art Studio)

Place: DRC

Focus: Residencies, Exhibitions, Video, Masterclasses, Artist Studios, Archives, Research, Knowledge, Critique, Public Art, Biennales and Festivals, Multimedia, Curatorial Practice, Art Centre, Library, Talks and Discussions, Workshops

KAS/Kin ArtStudio project Is a cultural, non–profit Organization, was founded in 2010, by the congolese visual artist, Mwilambwe Bondo, KAS is an artist initiative serves as a laboratory for developing talent on an national and an international level. which favors the creation or the innovation in the field of visual arts and other forms of contemporary artistic expressions in Kinshasa, DRCongo, in Africa and in the World.

Sober & Lonely

Place: South Africa

Focus: Events, Talks and Discussions, Experimental Projects

Sober & Lonely is a wandering artist-run platform, organising various projects and residencies for both local and international artists. In 2014 S&L moved (along with a 1968 fold-up caravan) to a semi-permanent home base in Melville – a suburb just west of the Johannesburg CBD. S&Ls most current project, the Sober & Lonely Library for Science Fiction & Feminism & Misc., is housed in a secret cupboard at the Visual Arts Network of South Africa (VANSA).

Chimurenga

Place: PAN-African

Focus: Literature, Talks and Discussions, Publishing, Archives, Knowledge, Writing, Multimedia, Library, Education, Video, Exhibitions, Research

Chimurenga is a project-based mutable object, a print magazine, a workspace, and platform for editorial and curatorial activities. Chimurenga initiatives include the Chimurenga Chronic, a pan African quarterly gazette; the Pan African Space Station (PASS), an internet-based music platform; African Cities Reader, a bi-annual publication of new writing and art on African cities; Chimurenganyana, a series of pavement-disseminated monographs; and many more

Foundation for Contemporary Art

Place: Ghana

Focus: Exhibitions, Workshops, Research, Knowledge, Critique, Public Art, Publishing, Library, Talks and Discussions

The Foundation for Contemporary Art-Ghana is an active network of artists created to offer a platform for the presentation and the development of a critical forum for the promotion of contemporary art in Ghana. FCA was founded in 2004 by 23 founding members representing artists, gallery owners, academics and patrons of the arts. The founding of FCA was initiated by Virginia Ryan (Australian-Italian Artist/Writer) and the Late Prof. Joe Nkrumah (Anthropologist/Conservator/Curator).

A Whitespace

Place: Nigeria

Focus: Exhibitions,
Video, Workshops, Public Art, Publishing, Biennales and Festivals, Talks and Discussions, Art and Technology, Knowledge, Multimedia, Art Fairs, Creatives, Visual Communication, Creative Agency, Photography Studio

‘A Whitespace’ is the open creative space, for A Whitespace Creative Agency (AWCA). It acts as a flexible exhibition /installation space, gallery, photography studio, workshop, and fashion pop up space, for the new wave of creatives, in Nigeria.