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I am Science

The I Am Science or Digital Access to Knowledge project aims, in the short term, to increase interest in and meaningful understanding of basic scientific concepts among early high-school girls in disadvantaged, urban areas which will support them to continue studying science at school. 

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Moving Africa

Moving Africa is the Goethe-Institut's pan African exchange Programme which gives artists the opportunity to travel to selected cultural festivals on the continent.

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New Dimensions – Virtual Reality Africa

Electric South and the Goethe-Institut present „New Dimensions – Virtual Reality Africa“, a selection of Virtual Reality (VR) productions from Kenya, Senegal and Ghana.  

Henrike Grohs Award © Art: Ferdinand Makouvia , Photo: Excerpt of a photo by Peter Houston

Henrike Grohs Prize for African Artists

The Goethe-Institut and the Grohs family have announced a prize in memory of Henrike Grohs, who died on 13 March 2016 in a terrorist attack in the Ivory Coast. Applications are open from 15th of October 2019 to the 15th of November 2019.

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Wiki Loves Women

There are countless influential women who have shaped Africa’s countries and societies. But few African women enjoy exposure on internationally relevant online databases such as Wikipedia. WikiAfrica and the Goethe-Institut intend on tackling this issue with the Wiki Loves Women project.

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Goethe-Institut Project Space (GPS)

Goethe-Institut Project Space (GPS) is a multi-disciplinary roving project space that follows on GoetheOnMain, which was based at Arts On Main in Johannesburg from May 2009 to November 2016. 

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Music in Africa

Music In Africa is an information and exchange web portal dedicated to the African music sector. 

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Have a look at the 2016 programme for the Goethe-Institut South Africa’s artist-run project space GoetheOnMain.

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African Futures

What might various African futures look like?

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Literary Crossroads

Literary Crossroads is a series of talks where South African writers meet colleagues from all over the continent and from the African diaspora to discuss trends, topics and themes prevalent in their literatures today.

Photography learners © Goethe-Institut/Bernhard Ludewig

Centers of Learning for Photography in Africa

The Goethe-Institut in Johannesburg, in collaboration with the Market Photo Workshop, is organising three consecutive and related events – two training courses and a curriculum development meeting on photography training

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Artucation's main objective is to offer arts education to schools that do not have the access or resources to do so. The programme is currently offered to grade 9 -10 learners from high schools located in Johannesburg’s inner city.