Crafts enterprise and inter-sectoral partnerships in Central and Southern Africa

Jackie Guille

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Guille builds on her work, which specialises in the development of partnerships around sustainable enterprise within the cultural sector. Guille has also presented related conference papers on the theme of this research; UNESCO's 'artists in development' programme 'Capacity Building within Cultural Enterprise' at the Trans-cultural Exchange 2007 Conference ‘International Opportunities in the Arts’ (panel on Art and Social and Economic Transformation), Boston, USA and ‘Contemporary craft in eastern Africa: weaving links’ at the MBILI - Eastern Africa Visual Traditions, 2nd Colloquium, British Museum, 2006. It was funded by the British Council (£97k) The research links to Guille’s experience within the DfID funded GAD and HE Link projects, evidencing the benefit of adopting an inter-disciplinary methodology that enables design practitioners to collaborate across professional boundaries, bridging and fusing disciplines such as design, business, health, anthropology and marketing. The research prompted the formulation of the DfES funded England-Africa Partnership project ‘Design, Health and Community’ focused on the role of design in promoting an integrated and symbiotic approach to health education and economic advancement
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationArtists and art education in Africa
EditorsE. Court, R. Mason
Place of PublicationLondon, UK
PublisherSaffron Books
ISBN (Print)978-1872843193
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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