Symposium: Arts & Activism - How the Arts Shape Society

Symposium: Arts & Activism - How the Arts Shape Society
past 9 months ago

Starts: Tuesday, 3 October, 2017 05:00am

Ends: Tuesday, 3 October, 2017 02:00pm

Event Details

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


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

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