Projects

logodecouverte245 ©Goethe-Institut Kamerun

Goethe-Découverte

Initiated by the Goethe-Institut The ‚"Découverte" platform  is designed to provide young, talented Cameroonian artists  with an opportunity of presenting their artistic talents and meeting with eachother.



 

LOGO BOM Fond_245 © Goethe-Institut Kamerun

The Burden of Memory

100 Artists from 6 African Countries present different views on German colonial past. “Memory obviously rejects amnesia…” (Soyinka 1999).

decolonise-the-internet-245 ©Lungi Molefe/Goethe-Institut

Decolonise the Internet

During its inception, the internet was seen as a vital instrument for democracy and equality. In 2020, amidst a global pandemic and racial inequalities that are very much existing, it is time to ask: Whose stories are told and who is telling these stories on the internet?

African German Phrase Book © Goethe-Institut

African German Phrase Book

Des expressions traduites de différentes langues africaines. Apprenez plus sur cette appli assez originelle!

kareyce-fotso--reiner-witzel_aneya © Goethe-Institut Kamerun

Kareyce Fotso & Reiner Witzel

Kareyce Fotso, great Cameroonian singer, and Reiner Witzel, top German saxophonist, together on stage! This musical rendez-vous between Cameroon and Germany is one of the most prestigious in the series of co-productions initiated by the Goethe-Institut.

henrike-grohs_245 © Goethe-Institut Kamerun

Henrike Grohs Award

In memory of Henrike Grohs, the Goethe-Institut and the Grohs family conceived a €20.000 prize dedicated to artists living and practicing in Africa.

Urban Legends © Goethe-Institut; Matthias Zosel

Urban Legends

Internet editors of the Goethe-Institut have followed the 200 year-old footsteps of the Brothers Grimm through 19 countries on four continents; they have collected modern fairy tales: urban legends.

Afrik Urban © José Januario & Jude

Creative Cities

Urban works of art, musicians and public performances, fashion trends, festivals and other artistic activities … All that can equally be found in the streets of our cities.

Science Slam Photo: Lena May

Open Science

On 2015 we started the very first Science Slam contest  in Cameroon. Several candidates met at the Goethe-Institut to present to the public their various scientific topics on a funny way.

5 Questions ... Photo: Lena May

5 Questions...

Meet some of the people that we're working with – short, sweet and to the point.