Africa 2020 will take place from June to December 2020 on the entire French territory (Continental as well as the overseas departments and territories).
I • FOUNDING PRINCIPLES
An invitation to observe and understand the world from an African perspective.
The 54 States of the African continent: over 1.2 billion people and a diaspora of over 60 million.
This is not a “cross-season”: there will be no French programming in Africa.
The programme will not be a quick collection of branded projects.
Africa 2020 is built on four pillars :
- A pan-African and multidisciplinary programme focusing on contemporary artistic creation and aimed at all audiences. The projects will not centre on a single artist, a single country, a single region, a single linguistic area or a single artistic discipline.
- A programme co-produced by African professionals and French institutions. The aim is to avoid a programme designed exclusively through the Franco-French prism and to protect the first founding principle of Africa 2020: extending an invitation to observe and understand the world from an African perspective.
- Projects designed to act as spaces for sharing knowledge and experience. Thanks to their “pan-African-French” design and realisation, which will bring together professionals from different fields in order to promote the sharing of expertise and intellectual debate.
- A collaborative platform for the creation and sharing of knowledge, built around certain major projects.