• Artwatch Africa, monitoring freedom of cultural expression: initial research published

    Arterial Network, in line with its mandate of defending artists’ rights, is establishing ArtWatch Africa, a project aimed at monitoring the challenges and constraints on freedom of creative expression in African countries, including the various forms of censorship that prevail in some countries. Following a mapping exercise covering 70% of Africa in 2011 and 2012, Arterial Network released its first preliminary report on the state of freedom of creative expression in Africa in October 2013.

  • Artwatch Africa project: upholding the value of Freedom of expression

    Human Rights, along with cultural and artistic rights, seem initially simple to consider. However, a lot of these rights are regularly infringed, most notably the « liberty of artistic and creative expression ».

  • Arterial Network is hiring! Project Assistant (Continental Secretariat, Cape Town)

    Arterial Network, a dynamic network of individuals, organizations, and institutions engaged in the African creative and cultural sector, is looking for a Project Assistant. The successful applicant will be part of a team based at the continental secretariat in Cape Town, reporting to the General Manager

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  • #culture2015goal campaign update: pressure on UN debate as zero draft is about to be finalized


  • 2nd Kwara State University Conference on African Cinema (Nigeria): call for papers


  • Société de Gestion Collective du Droit d’auteur et des Droits voisins (Dakar): looking for Director


  • New Music Ghana Festival slated for June 2014 with Arterial Network Ghana!


  • Arterial Network and Artwatch Africa at the 17th edition of the ZIFF (Zanzibar International Film Fe