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2015 Africa Arts Forum

November 7, 2015

Free

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What is the Africa Arts Forum?

World Youth Alliance Africa invites you to the second Africa Arts Forum (AAF). The 2015 AAF will bring together African youth aged between 14 – 30, working in the field of art and youth interested in art to learn, share ideas and work together with WYA in the promotion of human dignity through art. This forum will showcase different types of art including fashion, music, spoken word, poetry, drawing arts, paintings and sculptures.

The Africa Arts Forum 2015 will be held on Saturday, 7th November 2015 at the Michael Joseph Center, Safaricom in Nairobi, Kenya. It will be open to members of WYA and members of the public who have a keen interest on art and/or would like to learn about art.

Date: Saturday 7th November 2015

Venue: Safaricom Michael Joseph Centre, Nairobi

Entrance: Free (registration is required)

Registration Deadline for artists: 15th October

Theme

This year’s Africa Arts Forum theme will be Art and Dignity.  This forum aims to influence the youth that are talented in arts and art professionals to promote dignity in our society through art and to portray art in light of a fundamental aspect of our human existence, in addition to educating African youth with the understanding of the human person so that they can have the capacity and ability to express the dignity of a human person in art. This forum will encourage the African talented youth along with the African artists, to have the will and act to express the dignity of a human person in a joyful and sheer way, in the modern world.

World Youth Alliance Africa invites artists and students to participate in the Africa Arts Forum by submitting their pieces of art.

  • Young artists selected to participate in the Arts Forum will have the opportunity to:
  • Present their vision of dignity in art through their artwork
  • Exhibit their artwork for the forum audience
  • Participate in interactive discussion with fellow artists and participants
  • Engage in dialogue with artists from a variety of disciplines and cultural backgrounds

Registration is required to attend the Africa Arts Forum.  Fill out this application form to register as an artist.

Note: Deadline for artist application is Thursday 15th October. Screening will be conducted from 21st to 25th Octoberat the WYA Africa office in Karen.

Artists will showcase/exhibit their work during the Africa Arts Forum.

The registration for participants will open on 1st October 2015

Read the WYA Declaration on Art and the Human Person.

Read the WYA Declaration on Art and Beauty.

More resources will be updated soon.

Details

Date:
November 7, 2015
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

World Youth Alliance Africa
Phone:
+254 202 508 626
Email:
africa@wya.net

Venue

Safaricom Michael Joseph Centre, Nairobi
p.o. box 2021 - 00100
Nairobi, 254 Kenya
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Phone:
0202508626