To encourage debate and writing about issues affecting arts and culture on the African continent, Arterial Network will be posting a weekly blog of 500- 650 words on The subjects may be about anything as determined by the writer, with the encouragement to be interesting, provocative and insightful.

Participants in the cultural policy seminar offered a variety of blog topics including Religion: promoter or inhibitor of cultural diversity?; Shifting the tourist market from kitch to art and Are women’s rights relevant to arts and culture?

Anyone is invited to submit an article on a subject of their choice, which will be posted by the Secretariat, depending on the availability of space. Please send these to

AuthorCato Litangen