Monday 28 May 2012

European Commission-African Union touring art show berths in Zimbabwe

Touring African art exhibition organised by the European Commission, Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels and African Union (AU), titled Visionary Africa: Art at Work is currently on at National Gallery of Art, Harare, Zimbabwe, ending on July 2, 2012. 
Cairo, Egypt version of Visionary Africa: Art at Work
   It was launched in 2010 at the EU-African Union Summit and later presented in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso last year during the Pan African Cinema and Television Festival (FESPACO).

  It's installation and photography. In January, the show also held at AU Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Cairo, Egypt in March this year.

  Designed to hold in capital cities of African countries, according to the organizers, “it focuses importance of culture and creativity as vehicle for development, deliberately timed to celebrate the 50th anniversaries of several African countries.”

  Each country has a sub-theme under the central focus of the itinerant exhibition. For the Harare show, it’s titled A Useful Dream.   

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