Chale Wote Street Art Festival 2017: Wata Mata
From August 14 to 20, 2017, Accra [dot] Alt will present Chale Wote Street Art Festival 2017: Wata Mata, marking the seventh cycle of this annual event. This year, features work and installations from over 30 Ghana-based artists, as well as artists from South Africa, Zambia, Nigeria, United States, Lesotho, France, Australia, Kenya, Canada, Poland, Argentina, United Kingdom, Germany and Brazil.
Open Gallery returns a citywide collaboration with art and cultural institutions during the event, as well as The LABS on a 2-day mix of film screenings, artist conversations and special workshop experiences to develop a deeper public understanding of the 2017 festival theme, Wata Mata.
Chale Wote will also include 10 different sites to witness live visual art, exhibitions and installations, 4 music and performance stages, 18 film screenings of independent African cinema, a fashion circus, a Chale Wote Art Fair, Accra Cookout with loads of great food and drink vendors; the Oblatsoobi Market, featuring the best handmade designs and crafts in West Africa, exciting live processions, special city tours, and an extreme sports competition.
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