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Chale Wote Street Art Festival 2016: ‘Spirit Robot’ Edition Full Programme
August 15 @ 8:00 AM - August 22 @ 5:00 PMFree
It’s that time of the year when all the creativity, funk and style converge at the center of the world: Accra, Ghana! For the sixth year running, our friends over at Accra[dot]ALT Radio have curated a kaleidoscope of experiences geared at anyone who is drawn by the arts. Music, dance, food, intellectual musings, fashion, painting, stunts – you name it, they’ve got it! We’re psyched to see what ‘Spirit Robot’ has to offer and we’re sure you’ll be too once you see the great lineup for the week-long event:
WHAT: Chale Wote Street Art Festival 2016
WHEN: August 15 – 22, 2016
WHERE: Jamestown, Accra, Ghana (Directions)
WHO: Everyone (culture & art junkies especially)
WHY: It’s a ‘must-attend’ event on Africa’s arts calendar. Don’t believe us? Read our reviews
Here’s what to look out for (full program available here and below]
Works from over 200 artists, including live installations and exhibitions from 30 artists representing 10 countries!
The Open Gallery – can someone say galleries on galleries on galleries? The collaborative project offers an immersion into six of Accra’s top-notch contemporary art, galleries and exhibitions [AUG 15-22]
With Diasporadical Trilogia, Accra Power and 23 other short films, you’re covered on the cinema front. Did we mention Blitz The Ambassador? [AUG 17]
With a special focus on movement and dance composition, The LABS promise to be yet an enthralling segment of discussion and insights on how our ideas, experiences and actions permeate and merge [AUG 18-19]
And of course, Chale Wote wouldn’t be complete with the Jamestown walking tours and pop up events all across Accra’s historical center [AUG 20-21]