Sudan No Future, Without Culture

Artists and Curator’s Talk


Thursday, 30th March 2017, 18:30 - 20:30


Speakers: Film director Hiba Khidir director of Tabeldiya organisation, Nuba Mountains; Film director Taghreed Elsanhouri, moderated by Curator Frederique Cifuentes


A panel of artist and scholars will join the curator and discuss topics such as:
Sudan’s rich contemporary arts history: Nuba, Nubian, Christian and Islamic influences and motifs, calligraphic design and traditional folk.

How can Sudan develop a creative economy and emerge from the shadow of censorship and internal conflicts? Are private corporate sponsors for the arts the way forward?

What are the contribution and roles of Sudanese artists and intellectuals from the diaspora in shaping the Sudan contemporary art scene?






Funded by: AFAC – Arab Fund for Arts and Culture and the Arab British Centre