Visual Arts


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.

Ker Thiossane

Place: Senegal

A cultural and social laboratory founded on artistic experimentation, open culture, and shared knowledge, in Dakar, Senegal
Kër Thiossane is a venue for research, residence, creation and training dedicated to social and artistic innovation. It encourages the integration of multimedia in traditional artistic and creative practices, and seeks to support the mixing of disciplines. With it’s fablab and the Garden Jardin Jet d’Eau, Kër Thiossane,as a multimedia and cultural space for artistic and citizenship imagination, focuses its activities on research into art and new technologies and what they imply in our societies. Kër Thiossane seeks to link the development of artistic digital practices to other domains of society; education and training, creative industries, citizenship, ecology, city development…
Through the activities it offers, Kër Thiossane brings new technologies within reach of as many people as possible as tools for expression and creation but also as tools for access to culture and knowledge. Since 2008, Kër Thiossane organized 8 editions of Afropixel Festival which invites international actors of digital art to exchange with local actors and federate to collectively contribute to a better perception and dissemination of digital arts in Africa. Through this initiative, it also allows the public and Senegalese artists to be in tune with the changes related to the development of ICT and the questions or modes of expression that result, while preserving their identities.

Focus: Multimedia, Exhibitions, Video, Masterclasses, Artist Studios, Archives, Research, Knowledge, Public Art, Critique, Residencies, Seminars