Art Moves Africa: the Mobility Fund of Artists & Cultural Operators within Africa

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Mamle Kabu, writer and AMA grantee, travelled from Accra (Ghana) to Banjul (Gambia) to participate in Mboka! Festival of Art and Culture (January 20-28).

Mamle is a writer, poet and the co-director of the Writers Project of Ghana. She is the author of numerous short stories, including “The End of Skill,” which was nominated for the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2009. Her first novel, “The Kaya-Girl,” was published in 2012. Through WPG, she works to provide a platform for budding literary talent and to strengthen the literary community in Ghana.

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John Namai, storyteller and AMA grantee, travelled from Nairobi (Kenya) to Banjul (Gambia) to participate in the Mboka Festival of Arts, Culture and Sports, held in the Gambian capital from January 20 to 28.

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Kadidja Tiemanta, dancer and AMA grantee, travelled from Bamako (Mali) to Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) to participate in this year's edition of Dialogues de Corps festival, hosted by the Centre de Développement chorégraphique La Termitière from December 14 to 24, 2018.

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Bérengère Brooks, theatre director and AMA grantee, travelled from Dakar (Senegal) to Tunis (Tunisia) to participate in the 2018 edition of the Journées théâtrales de Carthage Festival. She was in Carthage from December 10 to 16.

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Bérengère Brooks, metteure en scène et boursière AMA, s’est rendue de Dakar (Sénégal) à Tunis (Tunisie) afin de participer au Festival international des Journées théâtrales de Carthage. Elle était à Carthage du 10 au 16 décembre 2018.

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Alim Kamara, multidisciplinary storyteller and AMA grantee, travelled from Freetown (Sierra Leone) to Nairobi (Kenya), to participate in the Re-Imagined Storytelling Festival, organized by Positive African between December 11 and 15, 2018.

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Dancer and AMA grantee Maria Tembe is currently in Cape Town, South Africa, as a participant in this year’s Unmute ArtsAbility Festival (24 November – 3 December)

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Actor, director and AMA grantee Sèdjro Giovanni Houansou is currently in Bamako (Mali) to present his new theatrical piece in Les Praticables Festival (24-28 November).

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It is our pleasure to announce the grantees of Session 30 of AMA's mobility grants programme (November 2018-January 2019).

Thanks to the generous support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, AMA is able to support 22 artists and cultural professionals for their travel projects within Africa with a budget of 14,000 euros. Please find all the information about the grantees, jury, and statistics of Session 30 below and on AMA's website.

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Elisangela Rita is currently in N’Djamena to participate in the African Cup of Slam Poetry (5-10 November).

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