CONSULTANCY - TRAINING - on curating @ Nafasi Art Space

This training was proposed within the framework of the project “Skills for the creative Industry Support Services” subsidized by the European Commission, in partnership with The British Council and The French Alliance of Arusha at the Nafasi cultural center.

The project has the aim to increase the potential of Tanzanian creative industries and to strengthen the Tanzanian cultural sector by building capacity in areas of administration and technical skills to support artists in their work.  It is also looking to increase employability and enhance marketable skills of these individuals which help the creative industry at large.

Introduction and Basics of Curating Art Exhibition

The training was designed for individuals who helm a position in organizing art shows, gallery set up, etc.

– Contemporary art history

- Philosophy of art and links with social sciences

– Definition of ‘curating’

– Introduction to the ethic & the deontology of curating

- Basics of Market’s rules

– Practical exercises: setting up an exhibition: administration, finance, scenography, communication, mediation, etc.