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  • ARTERIAL NETWORK PROJECTS: TOWARDS 2015

    Towards 2015 is an introduction to some of Arterial Network's main projects and activities

  • AFRICA PROUDLY REPRESENTED AT THE 2014 WORLD CULTURE SUMMIT

    Hosted by the The National Council of Culture and the Arts (CNCA) of Chile and the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA), it takes place under the banner

  • ARTERIAL NETWORK AT THE BREATHE SUNSHINE MUSIC CONFERENCE! (CAPE TOWN)

    Following the huge success of 2013’s inaugural event, the second Breathe Sunshine African Music Conference will put the South Africa's music into the spotlight in February 2014. Arterial Network Espera Donouvossi (Project Manager) will present on Saturday 15th at 11.30 on Music and Social Entrepreneurship and Nadia Nkwaya (Research Manager) will moderate a session on Touring in Africa, Friday 14th February at 15h00.

  • ARTERIAL NETWORK AND AFRICAN ARTS INSTITUTE HOST PUBLIC DEBATE IN CAPE TOWN

    Arterial Network, its South African Chapter and the African Arts Institute invite you to a Public Debate, occasioned by the African Arts Institute's next Cultural Leadership Training Programme, Arterial Network's 7th Anniversary and Arterial Network South Africa's first public seminar of 2014. This is a rare opportunity to connect with high profile cultural leaders from Southern Africa and to listen to an enthralling debate, particularly as elections approach and we celebrate 20 years of democracy.

  • AFRICA ARTISTS JOIN MUSIC FREEDOM DAY (3 MARCH)

    The world will soon see various expressions of tribute to freedom of musical expression. On 3 March, the annual Music Freedom Day initiated by Freemuse, concerts and seminars will be held on five continents in support of persecuted, prosecuted and imprisoned musicians.

  • ARTERIAL NETWORK PARTNERS WITH MUSIC EXCHANGE CONFERENCE (6-8 MARCH, CAPE TOWN)

    South Africa’s premier Music, Film and Entertainment conference, the Music Xchange, is partnering with Arterial Network this year, who will co-host an exciting panel on “Music in Africa.” For two days, diverse subjects covering every aspect of the African and global entertainment economy will be unpacked and shared by some of the very best in their respective disciplines

  • AFRICAN CREATIVE ECONOMY CONFERENCE 2014: CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS AND LOGO ANNOUNCED!

    Arterial Network’s 4th African Creative Economy Conference, organized in partnership with the associations Racines/ Arterial Network Morocco, will take place from the 13-15 November 2014 in the city of Rabat at the National Library.

  • ARTERIAL NETWORK NEW WEBSITE: CALL FOR PHOTOS AND MULTIMEDIA FILES

    Arterial Network is busy designing a new website and is calling on all of its members and chapters to help it build its photo and multimedia gallery!

  • ARTWATCH AFRICA: PROJECT UPDATE

    One singer arrested in Rwanda (Kizito Mihigo), one movie censored in Egypt (Halawet Rooh), thus is the plight of artists in Africa. Yes, Freedom of Expression is recognized by every state but no, artists do not necessarily possess it. Artists are sometimes perceived as a threat because they defend their opinions, and dare say out loud what others only whisper.

  • ARTERIAL NETWORK CULTURAL POLICY TASK GROUP (CPTG): 2014 UPDATES

    Arterial Network recognizes the importance of cultural policies that set the institutional framework for the development, protection and advancement of the arts, culture and heritage in African countries. We regard cultural policies as key to articulating a national vision for arts, culture and heritage, and call for the strategies that will appropriately promote them.

  • ARTWATCH AFRICA ALERT

    While the month of May is traditionally associated with Labour Day as we celebrate improved working conditions worldwide, many artists continue to face repressive challenges because of their work. During the course of the month, Artwatch Africa has recorded a number of cases which highlight the constraints.

  • ARTERIAL NETWORK LAUNCHES THE AFRICAN CREATIVE ECONOMY CONFERENCE WEBSITE!

    Arterial Network’s African Creative Economy Conference (ACEC) is an annual gathering that highlights the role of culture in sustainable development. Co-hosted by the Association Racines/ Arterial Network Morocco, the 4th edition of the ACEC will take place in Rabat, at the National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco, from 13 to 15 November 2014.

  • 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 ».

  • ARTWATCH AFRICA REPORT 2013: AVAILABLE IN FRENCH

    Following a mapping exercise covering 70% of Africa in 2011 and 2012, ArterialNetwork released its first report on the state of freedom of creative expression in Africa in 2013. The focus of this assessment was to collect data on the presence of repression in African countries

  • ARTERIAL NETWORK VACANCIES: PROJECT MANAGER AND ARTWATCH AFRICA PROJECT COORDINATOR

    Arterial Network, a dynamic network of individuals, organizations, and institutions engaged in the African creative and cultural sectors is currently looking for an experienced full time Chapter and Project Manager and for an Artwatch Africa Project Coordinator

  • MOROCCO: OPEN LETTER TO MOROCCAN MINISTER ABOUT EL HAQED

    The Moroccan rapper Mouad Belghaoute – also known as Lhaqed or El Haqed, ‘the enraged one’ – was sentenced on 1 July 2014 to four months in prison amid concerns that the trial was unfair, and that he is being held because of his popularity and lyrics that condemn corruption and police brutality. Arrested on 18 May, El Haqed is expected to remain in prison until mid-September.

  • MUSIC IN AFRICA: CALL FOR RESEARCHERS/MUSIC JOURNALISTS

    Pan-African music portal, Music In Africa (www.musicinafrica.net), seeks experienced researchers and music journalists to write overviews of the music scenes of the following African countries: Zimbabwe, Malawi, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Cameroon, Congo (Brazzaville) and Madagascar.

  • ARTWATCH AFRICA POETRY EXPRESSION SESSION 6 JULY

    Arterial Network’s Artwatch Africa has joined the World Poetry Movement July programme by facilitating a number of poetry events around Africa in Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Kenya, Rwanda, Namibia, and Madagascar, with Spin Street, Cape Town being the final event in the series. Artwatch Africa is aimed at promoting, monitoring and defending artist rights and freedom of creative expression across the continent, and the poetry events will strongly emphasize this focus. The event will take place on the 30 July in Cape Town with renowned artists:

  • #CULTURE2015GOAL: ARTERIAL NETWORK AND PARTNERS LAUNCH INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN ON MAY 1ST

    Arterial Network has partnered with other key international networks to launch today a Declaration on the Inclusion of Culture in the Sustainable Development Goals and is calling on the international community to support the campaign: The Future we want includes culture. Join your colleagues in calling for urgent recognition of culture’s role in development!