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2023 Edition

December 19 - 23, 2023 | ARCKaduna

DATE: December 19-23 | 9AM - 9PM

LOCATION: ARCKaduna | 11 Dabo Rd. Off Kefi Rd. Barnawa, Kaduna

Join us at the ARCKaduna for the 2nd Edition of the Arts & Culture Week—a celebration of Kaduna's artistic and cultural scene.

Are you an artist or cultural organizer with an idea for activating the community through the arts? Whether you want to organize a fashion show, a creative workshop, an artist hangout, or a dance battle, we are offering free indoor and outdoor spaces, 3 office spaces, a kitchen, and the opportunity to reach a large audience both in-person and online during Arts & Culture Week.

Join the Villagers Season!

Apply below to curate an event during Arts & Culture Week!

We look forward to your creative ideas and events.

Curator Application due: November 23, 2023

Questions? Email: info@duniate.org

2022 Edition

December 1 - 4 | ARCKaduna

We're celebrating our 4 year anniversary and ending 2022 with a bang! Join us for D'atè Arts & Culture Week--FOUR, full days of workshops, performances, jam sessions, networking, and community conversations about/for/by young emerging artists and Kaduna's creative industry!

Don't miss this dynamic week including our Dance Education and Entrepreneurial Practices Convention (#DEEPCON), OBA Silent Noise Tour Performance, and TalkKD: The Creative Industry!

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Dance Education and Entrepreneurial Convention

Thursday, December 1 - Saturday, December 3 | ARC Kaduna

Three-day gathering for young, emerging dance artists to learn various entrepreneurial tools and advance their careers. Artists can register for various workshops, learning how to financially sustain arts careers in Kaduna State and globally, create community with other Kaduna-based dancers, and have the opportunity to inter-face with other practitioners throughout the African Diaspora.

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TalkKD: The Creative Industry

Sunday, December 4, 2022 1-5PM | ARC Kaduna

DCF and The Art Resource Center, Kaduna (ARC) presents Talk KD: The Creative Industry an evening of conversation, networking, and performances featuring Ridwan Adeyeni, Faith Benjamin, Rafeal Bahago, Sulaiman Galma, Isaac Jiga, Sada Malumfashi, Iklima Babangida, and Ganeeyah Sani.

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OBA: The Silent Noise Tour

Sunday, December 4, 2022 5PM | ARC Kaduna

DCF and The Bench (Abuja) presents OBA: Silent Noise, an experimental sound experience featuring Lagos-based musician--OBA--in his national tour stop to Kaduna State. Don't miss this dynamic performance and closing to D'atè Arts & Culture Week!

Oba Olatunde is a multidisciplinary artist who uses different experimental elements to create an atmosphere for performances. Olatunde's vast experience in studio production and live performance has gained him collaborations with several local and international artists. He has performed at major international festivals, such as: The Nigeria Pavilion at the 57th edition of the La Biennale di Venezia (Venice, Italy), Ted Global (Arusha, Tanzania), Nordwind Festival, (Berlin/Hamburg), Institute Francais (Benin Republic), Africologne Festival (Germany), and Fari Foni Wati Festival (Bamako, Mali).