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HOW FREE IS FREE? REFLECTIONS ON FREEDOM OF CREATIVE EXPRESSION IN AFRICA

Twenty-five Authors, Fourteen Countries in One Original Compilation The e-book was produced as part of the Artwatch Africa project that aims to defend freedom of creative expression on the continent, and who better than the artists themselves to share their creative environment, their questions and their experiences. How Free is Free? Reflections on Freedom of Creative Expression in Africa is above all a meditation on the artistic health of the continent, as lived and examined from twen...

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Aaci analytical framework en page 001

TOWARDS AN AFRICAN ARTS AND CULTURE INDEX (AACI)

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Ict toolkit

ICT TOOLKIT

A new online toolkit, free to download, will guide and assist artists and arts organisations in the effective use of online and social media tools. The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Toolkit was developed by the African Arts Institute (AFAI) in partnership with the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT).  The toolkit provides an accessible online resource for anyone in need of advice on how to use everyday IT tools as effectively as possible.  Its 45 pages cover new media platforms suc...

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Project management toolkit

PROJECT MANAGER TOOLKIT

Project Management is a professional career for people who have the passion, personality type, drive and the expertise to thrive in the project management environment. It is also something that every person is confronted with at some stage of his or her life. Everyone has to organise a birthday party or a function of some kind. Project management is more part of one's daily life than we realise or even think of. The basic principles of project management can be applied in organising Sunday...

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Arts fundraising toolkit

FUNDRAISING TOOLKIT

This Arts Fundraising Toolkit is one of a series of three developed to offer practical tools towards strengthening resources in civil society arts organisations throughout Africa. The other two are concerned with Marketing for the Arts and Advocacy and Networking for the Arts.  

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Art marketing toolkit

ART MARKETING TOOKIT

The aims of this arts marketing toolkit are two-fold: 1. To provide African artists, cultural NGOs, creative companies and arts events with tools, resources and strategies to market their work more effectively within their countries and regions, and 2. To facilitate networking among those active in the African creative sector, in order to regularly share successful arts marketing practices. There are many arts marketing manuals and materials from other continents. This toolkit tries ...

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Art advocacy and networking toolkit

ART ADVOCACY AND NETWORKING TOOLKIT

This Advocacy and Networking Toolkit provides information on what networking, advocacy and lobbying for the arts is actually all about, with examples (some drawn actual case studies and others created to illustrate the paint) of how collaboration can positively and professionally draw attention to these issues that concern artists and cultural workers. Information on how to structure a network and develop a campaign of action is supported with examples and tips for efficient planning and impl...

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Festival best practices

FESTIVAL BEST PRACTICE TOOLKIT

This Afrifestnet publication was conducted with the support of 28 African festivals directors who contributed their experiences and learnings to the research lead by Peter Rorvik, AN Secretary General. The project was funded by the British Council, and managed by the Afrifestnet Steering Committee. The objective with this first toolkit is to contribute to the strengthening and the planning of the organizational processes of festivals in Africa. 

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Art and culture informatin directory

ART AND CULTURE INFORMATION DIRECTORY

A directory on African Arts, Culture and Heritage information – based largely on www.artsinafrica.com website – has been published. This publication is hoped to occur on an annual basis and is currently being supported by HIVOS, EU , Mimeta and DOEN Foundation.

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