Symposium: Arts & Activism - How the Arts Shape Society

Symposium: Arts & Activism - How the Arts Shape Society
past 12 months ago

Tue, Oct 3. 5:00AM - 2:00PM

Uganda Museum Kira Road Kampala, Uganda

Event Details

Join the conversation as we highlight and explore the power of the Arts in relation to democracy building in the continent.

PROGRAMME:

9:30am – 9:45am
Welcome Remarks & Prologue to the Discussion
Ms Anja Göbel (Director, Goethe-Zentrum Kampala/Ugandan German Cultural Society)

9:45am – 10:00am
Remarks by Resident Representative Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Ms Mareike Le Pelley (Resident Representative Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Uganda)

10:00am – 13:00pm
Panel Discussion – Exploring what it means to be a politically or civically engaged musician
Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine - Uganda, Tongai Makawa aka Outspoken – Zimbabwe, Mutalemwa Jason Mushumbusi aka Nash MC – Tanzania, Makhtar Fall aka Xuman – Senegal, Eric Ngangare aka Eric 1key - Rwanda, Limam Kane aka Monza – Mauritania, Patience Igirukwigomba – Rwanda

13:00pm– 14:00pm
Lunch

02:00pm – 04:45pm
Panel discussion: “Exploring the role of the arts (music, spoken word, photo/film, cartoons, paintings) and social media in society
Dr. Jimmy Spire Ssentongo- satire and catoons, Peter Kagayi – Poet, Lady Slyke – Hip-hop News rapper, Jackie Kemigisha, Blogger, Muyingo Siraj – Photojournalist, Lloyd Lutara – Screen writer

04:45pm – 17:00pm
Summary of main points of contention and closing
David Tumusiime