Art Moves Africa: the Mobility Fund of Artists & Cultural Operators within Africa

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Grantee on the road: Ouafa Belgacem

Ouafa Belgacem, resource mobilization expert and AMA grantee, travelled from Tunis, Tunisia to Tripoli, Libya, in order to complete a networking and scoping mission hosted by the WaraQ Art Foundation between February 15 and 18.

A researcher and expert in resource mobilization and management, Ouafa Belgacem has extensive experience in the MENA, Africa and Asia. She has collaborated with Oxfam, SNV, the European Commission, UNESCO and a number of intergovernmental organizations on capacity-building and fundraising for the arts and culture sector. She is the founder and CEO of Cultural Funding Watch, a social enterprise dedicated to sharing information on funding opportunities for art and cultural professionals in the MENA; building capacities toward sustainable financing for the arts and culture sector; and advocacy.

In Tripoli, Ouafa completed a networking mission as a means of gaining a better understanding of Libyan artists’ and organizations’ needs in matters of resources and partnerships. Ouafa also organized a talk on matters related to resource mobilization. She was hosted by the WaraQ Art Foundation, a Tripoli-based NGO and art space whose aim is to create a sustainable environment for the development of arts and culture in Libya.

We are proud to have supported Ouafa’s trip and wish her much success for her future projects!

Type of Project: 
Year: 
2019
Month: 
02

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