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Arterial Network in the Press and Media Releases send out by Arterial Network.

  • ACE 2012 EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION CLOSES 5TH OCTOBER

    Remember to register for the 2nd African Creative Economy Conference before 5th October to benefit from a 10% discount. The registration form is available online and includes a programme outline. To register please visit: http://arterialnetwork.org/form/african-creative-economy-conference


  • AFRICAN ARTS INSTITUTE GIVES VOICES TO AFRICAN ARTISTS LIVING AND WORKING IN CAPE TOWN

    A collection of narratives of African artists currently living and working in the Western Cape is one of two publications to be launched by the African Arts Institute (AFAI) at the Franschhoek Literary Festival on 14 May. The other is a Birthday Calendar featuring writers from across the African continent


  • AFRICAN CREATIVE ECONOMY CONFERENCE WEBSITE LAUNCHED

    Arterial Network has launched www.africancreativeeconomy.org the African Creative Economy website with just 30 days to go before the opening of the 2012 ACE conference by Hon.Youssou N’Dour in Dakar, Senegal. The conference is scheduled to take place November 14-16 at Hotel Ngor, Diarama in Dakar. The website will provide general information about the 2012 ACE conference, practical information about Senegal and real time updates of the event proceedings.


  • AFRICAN CREATIVE ECONOMY CONFERENCE WEBSITE LAUNCHED

    Arterial Network has launched www.africancreativeeconomy.org the African Creative Economy website with just 30 days to go before the opening of the 2012 ACE conference by Hon.Youssou N’Dour in Dakar, Senegal. The conference is scheduled to take place November 14-16 at Hotel Ngor, Diarama in Dakar. The website will provide general information about the 2012 ACE conference, practical information about Senegal and real time updates of the event proceedings.


  • AFRIFESTNET PRESS RELEASE

    The African festivals and events network ( AFRIFESTNET) will be officially launched in Accra, Ghana 19 – 20 April 2012. The network will consist of festivals and events in theatre, music, dance, film, literature, visual arts, and heritage as well as multidisciplinary events.


  • ARTERIAL NETWORK ANNOUNCE LAUNCH OF CULTURAL POLICY TEMPLATE FOR AFRICA

    Arterial Network in partnership with the Commonwealth Foundation and DOEN Foundation has today launched Adapting the Wheel: Cultural Policies for Africa, a generic cultural policy which aims to strengthen support for the cultural sector in Africa. Adapting the Wheel addresses the lack of strong cultural policy in many Commonwealth countries, twenty of which are in Africa. It was developed by a twelve-member Task Group, and aims to assist artists, cultural practitioners and stakeholders in Africa to develop effective policy in order to raise the standard of arts and cultural practice.


  • ARTERIAL NETWORK BROCHURE

    This is the latest Arterial Network brochure.


  • ARTERIAL NETWORK LAUNCHED IN LIBERIA- LIBERIAN OBSERVER

    Arterial-Network, a continental network of artists, cultural activists, artistes and other arty personnel, has been officially launched in Liberia. Arterial Network-Liberia was launched in the Auditorium of the University of Liberia on Saturday, November 13, 2010, with over 100 registered members of diverse professional backgrounds in attendance.


  • ARTERIAL NETWORK MEDIA STATEMENT ON ITS FIFTH ANNIVERARY

    Arterial Network, a Pan African network of artists, cultural activists, creative enterprises and others engaged in the African creative sector, today celebrates its fifth anniversary since its founding conference on Goree Island, Senegal in March 2007.


  • CAPE TOWN CLINCHES AFRICAN CREATIVE ECONOMY CONFERENCE

    Cape Town, already gearing up for World Design Capital 2014 will host the third the 3rd Creative Economy Conference 2013 and the 4th Arterial Network Biennial Conference from 6 – 9 October 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa.African Creative Economy Conference from 6-9 October this year.


  • NEW ARTERIAL NETWORK PUBLICATIONS TO INFORM AND EMPOWER AFRICAN ARTS SECTOR-26 APRIL 2011

    Many African countries do not have an arts and culture policy, or have an outdated policy. To address this Adapting the Wheel: Cultural Policies for Africa, is one of four publications to be launched by Arterial Network (AN) at the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) in Zimbabwe this week.


  • PRESS RELEASE 02 MARCH 2011

    Seven Africans, including Basma El Husseiny from Egypt, Stephen Chifunyse from Zimbabwe, Youma Fall from Senegal, Francisod’Almeida from Togo, William Codjo of Benin and South Africans Avril Joffe and Mike van Graan, Secretary General of Arterial Network, have been appointed by UNESCO and the European Union to a database of 30 technical experts to provide assistance to developing countries to help them to formulate appropriate cultural policies.


  • PRESS RELEASE 20/08/2012- EN ROUTE TO WEST AFRICA

    Arterial Network officially announces that Senegal has won the bid to host the Second African Creative Economy Conference. The conference will be held in Dakar, 14-16 November 2012.


  • RECORD TURN-OUT FOR ARTERIAL NETWORK’S FINAL WINTER SCHOOL IN MALI

    The Arterial Network (AN) hosted its third and biggest ever Arts Advocacy and Networking Training Programme in Bamako, Mali, from 10 to 16 April. The five-day event was attended by 40 participants from 29 African countries with at least four countries represented for the first time. These were North Sudan, Rwanda, Algeria and Liberia.


  • YOUSSOU N'DOUR TO OFFICIATE 2012 ACE CONFERENCE: EN ROUTE TO SENEGAL

    enowned African Musical Maestro and Senegalese Minister of Culture and Tourism HON. Youssou N'Dour, will officiate the 2012 African Creative Economy Conference in Dakar Senegal. The African Creative Economy conference, an Arterial Network initiative will be a rare opportunity that will mark the coming together of powerful debate from across the continent coupled with three days of live and rich provocation from pioneering international practitioners and thinkers, and the unprecedented collaboration of arts institutions from 40 African countries.