Workshops

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.

The GoDown Arts Centre

Place: Kenya

Focus: Public Art, Exhibitions, Biennales and Festivals, Workshops, Masterclasses, Artist Studios, Residencies

Established in 2003, The GoDown Arts Centre has contributed significantly to the growth, recognition and visibility of local artists by fostering and facilitating collaborations and encounters between artists from different disciplines and the community. The arts centre on Dunga road hosts ten autonomous creative organizations and 15-20 visual artists in residence. The GoDown’s interventions mainly focus on building capacity for artists and developing platforms for critical dialogue and strategic convenings targeted towards tackling important aspects in the arts sector – which include the Creative Economy, the local policy environment and training for practitioners. We also create platforms where artists can showcase their work – concerts, exhibitions, festivals.

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.

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).

Nafasi Art Space

Place: Tanzania

Focus: Residencies, Exhibitions, Masterclasses, Workshops, Artist Studios, Public Art, Biennales and Festivals, Art Centre, Library, Talks and Discussions

Nafasi Art Space is a young cultural centre in Tanzania, set up to improve the visual arts in the country. We have 15 artists working in 11 studios on a large industrial plot in Dar es Salaam, as painters, designers, illustrators and sculptors. Nafasi Art Space, started in 2007 as a Non-Governmental Organisation with support from the Danish Centre for Cultural and Development (DCCD). In a little over a year Nafasi became a vibrant place in Dar es Salaam, where artists work and the public can experience art.

KHaL!SHRINE

Place: Cameroon

Focus: Informal Residencies, Community Outreach Projects, Alternative Art Events, Workshops,

KHaL!SHRINE [an artist run alternative hub] is a consequence of this utopia; where the ideals of KHaL!LAND could be experienced in the physical… At KHaL!SHRINE we explore the visual arts but focus on lens based media, sound and multidisciplinary. We organise alternative art events, workshops, informal art residencies and community outreach projects.