Together with the National Arts Council of Zambia (NAC), Hivos organized a workshop to help creatives, artists and lobbyists think of new critical ideas for the sustainability of the arts in Zambia. Their views were also used in formulating Zambia’s National Arts Policy.
Vertical Atlas is a tool that explores our current universe of digital transformations through diagrams, interviews, essays and works of art by a diverse group of renowned artists, writers, scientists and technologists.
Feasibility study on supporting artists in transforming narratives in Latin America
With this Feasibility Study, Hivos aims to better understand if creating a new program inspired by R.O.O.M. is feasible and strategic. The program would be designed to support the Freedom of Expression in Latin America in four countries – Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, and Guatemala – with a special focus on gender and inclusivity of women, Afro-descendant makers and creatives from indigenous populations.
Creative hubs play a vital role in supporting the self-sufficiency and independence of makers of cultural and media productions. As ‘convenors of creatives,’ hubs serve local communities and connect creative practitioners.