Savanna Trust in collaboration with the University of Zimbabwe Theatre Arts Department invites artists, media experts, civic society leaders, academics and human rights activists to submit abstracts and performance, exhibition/workshop proposals. The theme for this year is: “Protest Arts, Culture and Democracy: Imagining and Inventing the Future”
Transformative arts education for democracy. Identity and democracy in protest culture – reconstructing race, class, gender and ethnicity for democratic engagement. Artistic and cultural engagement with constitution-making processes. Visual Arts and democratic commitment for the future. Pitfalls and possibilities of ideological commitment in artistic and
cultural works. The politics of culture and performance – funding, democratic principles and practices in arts organizations. Arts, culture, religion and the prophetic voice for democracy Towards a critical spectatorship for a critical citizenry.
Date:21-23 October 2010
Venue:University of Zimbabwe
Closing Date: 18 September 2010
Submission of Abstracts or Performance/Workshop Proposals Abstracts and performance/workshop proposals of between 200 and 300 words should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org