This is a guest post by Nali Majani:
Are you a Kenyan with lots to express (opinions, ideas, planning, images) about Vision 2030 but have never had THE platform to do so?
If so, this post is for you: The GoDown Arts Centre, famous for showcasing artistes to and launching them to the local and the international scene, is accepting for concept submissions for a show to run from May to July 2013. The theme is 'Conceiving a World Class African Metropolis".
What is a concept submission you may ask? A concept submission is a proposal of how you wish to express "A World Class African Metropolis". A brief (no more than 3 A4 pages in font size 12) well presented, interesting, captivating portfolio that represents your talent, and expresses "Conceiving a World Class African Metropolis".
Submissions should be able to appeal to a wide range: a city resident, a policy maker, a scholar etc. Submissions can be in various forms: photographs, narratives, digital presentations, exhibitions, installations.
CATEGORY I - Artists and Creatives:
Performing and Visual Artistes
Design & Architecture Students
Urban Design & Planning
CATEGORY II - City Interest Groups
Nairobi Magazines & Publications
City Planners & Policy-Makers
Urban Sociologists and Historians
1.The Physical City
2.Identity, belonging and social constructions in city
3.Trade and commerce
4.African city naissance
Deadline for submissions is August 31 2012 at 4pm. Submissions should be sent directly to the GoDown Arts Centre.
Location: Industrial Area, Nairobi
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Tel: 254(0)20 555770/555227
So get your creative juices flowing, and good luck to you all!