Chale Wote Street Art Festival
Description: The Chale Wote Street Art Festival also known as Chale Wote is an alternative platform that brings art, music, dance and performance out into the streets. The festival targets exchanges between scores of local and international artists and patrons by creating and appreciating art together. Since 2011, CHALE WOTE has included street painting, graffiti murals, photography, theater, spoken word, interactive art installations, live street performances, extreme sports, film shows, a fashion parade, a music block party, recyclable design workshops and much more. It is the first to be organized in Accra, Ghana and has inspired similar events across the country.
Type of Work: The same format will be replicated in the 7th edition, themed, Wata Mata with further immersion into Accra, spreading to areas such as Nima, Osu and more. The event is produced by Accra [dot] Alt Radio, with support from other local cultural networks like Attukwei Art Foundation, Foundation for Contemporary Art Ghana, Dr. Monk, Redd Kat Pictures and the Institut français in Ghana. Task of volunteers: • Assist in the organization of the event • Feature in presenting art works, if any • Capturing and documenting crucial parts of the festival • Discussing of various concept and subject matters of the art festival. • Flexibility is required since more activities might be added.
Accommodation: Volunteer’s would be hosted in VOLU secretariat hostel or with a host family purposely to connect with the indigene and be exposed the various cultures.
Approximate Location: James Town, Accra, Ghana.