By Abdi Ali
Published April 30, 2016
Did you know that ArtMatters.Info is an “essential bridge between the arts, culture, media and development?
That is what Kenya’s Director of Culture says this website that covers creativity and lifestyle issues in Africa and the Diaspora is.
In a letter of acknowledgement signed by Silverse Anami, the Director of Culture in the Ministry of National Heritage and Culture, says ArtMatters.Info plays an “invaluable contribution in disseminating information and creating an essential bridge between the arts, culture, media and development agencies.”
Anami says “The linkages ArtMatters.Info has created . . . have enhanced inclusive participation in the development of arts and culture as a fundamental resource for sustainable development.”
Consequently, the Directorate of Culture encourages “artists, cultural practitioners, policymakers. and development agencies to visit ArtMattersInfo . . .to experience the viability of this network and share its diversity and vision.”
The Nairobi-based ArtMatters.Info was founded in 2002 to document and highlight good practice in Anglophone Kenya and East Africa’s culture and the arts sector.
Fourteen years later in 2016, ArtMatters.Info is a full-fledged news site that proudly and unapologetically flaunts the Creative and Cultural (lifestyle) side of the entire mother continent: Africa.
ArtMatters.Info, a website and e-letter, not only covers the whole of Africa but also trains children and youth in the cultural journalism and criticism.
ArtMatters.Info covers Art, Books, Business & Commerce, Lifestyle, Design & Planning, Festivals & Awards, Travel & Tourism, Movies, Books,Heritage, Music & Dance, Education, Science & Technology, Women, Broadcasting, Kids & Teens, Fashion, Politics & Human Rights, Health & Medicare, Safety & Security, Religion, Sport, Theatre, Tribute and other subjects of interest to lifestyle and humanity in Africa and the Diaspora.
So, what are you waiting for?
“Experienced the viability of this network and share its diversity and vision” today. You can’t go wrong with a network whose motto is: Authoritatively Accurate. Objectively Fair. Reliably ArtMatters.Info!