Arts Collaboratory

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Arts Collaboratory

Arts Collaboratory supports visual art initiatives in Africa, Asia and Latin America. It provides funding, facilitates knowledge sharing, and promotes networking and artistic exchange.


Arterial Network

Arterial Network is a network of individuals, organizations, donors, companies and institutions engaged in the African creative and cultural sector. Among other things, Arterial Network aims to build and/or further develop effective, sustainable national, regional and continental networks within and across arts disciplines to play advocacy and lobbying roles within countries, regions, on the continent and internationally as appropriate, and in support of the African creative sector, and to collect and distribute relevant information, data and documents to empower civil society arts and culture organisations in African countries and regions to plan and take informed action in their interests. Arterial Network has recently launched the African Festival Network – AFRIFESTNET – initiative.



Creative Africa Network is a live and virtual platform with global reach, connecting the creative world within and outside of Africa, giving visibility to the talents working in architecture, dance, design, fashion, film, fine art, literature, music, new media, performing arts and photography.
Check under Opportunities.


Mobility Hub

MOBILITY HUB AFRICA is a Virtual Mobility Platform offering information on the Arts and Culture in Africa such as venues (spaces, residencies, training centers…etc.), events (Festivals, Fairs, Biennales, Professional Meetings…etc.), cultural practitioners and their projects, platforms, references, key documents and data related to travel and Mobility within Africa.


Triangle Network

An international network of artist-led workshops and residencies that encourages the exchange of ideas, artists’ mobility, experimentation and fresh thinking.


VANSA Visual Arts Network, South Africa

VANSA operates as a development agency for the visual arts in South Africa, promoting connection, access and innovation in our industry. The VANSA website has been developed as an up-to-the minute resource, providing information, advice and tools for artists, businesses and organisations, as well as providing a platform for research, awareness and discussion around key industry issues.