International Africa Arts Forum

International Africa Arts Forum

What is the Africa Arts Forum?

World Youth Alliance Africa invites you to the second Africa Arts Forum (AAF). The 2015 AAF will bring together African youth aged between 14 – 30, working in the field of art and youth interested in art to learn, share ideas and work together with WYA in the promotion of human dignity through art. This forum will showcase different types of art including fashion, music, spoken word, poetry, drawing arts, paintings and sculptures.

The Africa Arts Forum 2015 will be held on Saturday, 7th November 2015 at the Michael Joseph Center, Safaricom in Nairobi, Kenya. It will be open to members of WYA and members of the public who have a keen interest on art and/or would like to learn about art.

Date: Saturday 7th November 2015

Venue: Safaricom Michael Joseph Centre, Nairobi

Entrance: Free (registration is required)

Registration Deadline for artists: Friday 30th October



This year’s Africa Arts Forum theme will be Art and Dignity. The forum aims to influence the youth that are talented in arts and art professionals to promote dignity in our society through art and to portray art in light of a fundamental aspect of our human existence. This expression of Art and Dignity will enable educating in the understanding of the human person so that our capacity to see human dignity in art will improve.

World Youth Alliance Africa invites artists and students to participate in the Africa Arts Forum by submitting their pieces of art.

Young artists selected to participate in the Arts Forum will have the opportunity to:

  • Present their vision of dignity in art through their artwork
  • Exhibit their artwork for the forum audience
  • Participate in interactive discussion with fellow artists and participants
  • Engage in dialogue with artists from a variety of disciplines and cultural backgrounds

Registration is required to attend the Africa Arts Forum. Fill out this application form to register as an artist.

Note: Deadline for artist application is Monday 12th October. Screening will be conducted from 19th to 23rd September at the WYA Africa office in Karen.

Artists will showcase/exhibit their work during the Africa Arts Forum.

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