Through the Textile Print Project, three young creatives from three East African countries will work together to create modern fashion textiles and present a collection in the UK in 2017.
new Art new Audiences (nAnA)
Cultural partners across East Africa and the UK applied in July 2016 for our new Art new Audiences grant. Exciting project ideas came from artists and organisation from across Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and the UK.
Be inspired by the 2016-/17 nAnA grant winners:
Boutiq Foundation will be working with Owiny Singoma Band, Brownswood Recording and the Luo community in Uganda to add a twist to traditional Luo melodies.
The Future Trends Portal is an installation of contemporary African arts that is designed by East African artists, designers, musicians and thinkers.
Discover new artists, attend workshops and exhibitions through the Jalada Mobile Literary and Arts Festival.
This short film trilogy combines music, film and photography to highlight the beauty in the ordinary through a focus on mundane locations in Tanzania, Kenya, and the UK.
Discover what it takes to create a new outdoor dance production, which brings together disabled and non-disabled dancers from Kenya, Uganda and the UK.
Out of the Blue is a theatre project that explores themes of isolation, community and difference using broadcast platforms as part of the performance.
Exploring visual storytelling through illustration - using mag(zines), comics and art books.
Salooni is a pop-up hair salon and art installation that explores the politics woven through and straightened out of black hair. Look out for Salooni in Kigali and London in 2017.
Man the Unfree is a collaborative poetry performance that will explore our shared understanding of freedom by responding to the essay Man the Unfree by Ugandan poet Okot p’Bitek.
Components is a collaborative project where musicians, producers, festivals and venues in Kenya, Uganda and the UK showcase unique African rhythm signatures and storytelling styles.