Intense Art Magazine also known as IAM Africa invites you to its first edition art and fashion event in Douala, Cameroon from 2nd October – 9th October, 2015.

The one week event combines a series of programs on art and fashion ranging from a group art exhibition to artists workshops, a fashion show and discourse on fashion in Cameroon. The programs are designed to discuss bigger possibilities for the young and upcoming artists and designers and how best to present their creativity to the international audience. Some of the artists and designers were initially featured in the IAM Cameroon print edition.

The event will be conducted mostly in French as Cameroon is a Francophone country. However, major discussions will be translated to English for the benefit of English speaking participants.

See programs schedule below. Attendance is free but it is important to register ahead of the opening. REGISTER VIA: [email protected]

2-9 OCTOBER: GROUP EXHIBITION “CHRONIQUES CAMEROUNAISES”

ARTISTS : KRISTINE TSALA , AZA MANSONGI, GINETTE DALEU, SARAH TCHOUATCHA, RUTH BELINGA, JUSTINE GAGA, ANGÈLE ETOUNDI ESSAMBA, BORIS NZEBO, HERVÉ YAMGUEN, ROMUALD DIKOUMÉ AND BARTHÉLÉMY TOGUO.

FASHION DESIGNERS : YAPUMFOUT PASMA, FLORENCE A. OLOUMOU, MARTHA CCOLQUE, YVES TCHINDA, ANRETTE NGAFOR AND NAKUIN KOUIDOU.

VENUE : MAM GALLERY – BONANJO, DOUALA
TIME : EVERYDAY FROM 11AM – 6PM.
ON SATURDAY 3 OCTOBER, THE GALLERY IS OPENED TILL 11PM.

FRIDAY 2 OCTOBER : FASHION ENCOUNTERS
DISCUSSIONS ON CAMEROON FASHION INDUSTRY, PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN CAMEROON.

12 NOON : WELCOME SPEECH
12: 15 – 1: 00 INTRODUCING VLISCO’S PROJECT
1: 00 – 2: 30 TRAINING ON BUSINESS FASHION IN CAMEROON
3: 00 – 4: 30 HOW TO MAKE FASHION VISIBLE IN CAMEROON AND BEYOND
5: 00 CONCLUSIONS

SATURDAY 3 OCTOBER : ARTISTS WORKSHOPS
09: 30 – 12: 30 PORTFOLIOS REVIEWING PHOTOGRAPHY, PAINTINGS, VIDEO ART AND INSTALLATIONS
12: 30 – 13: 30 HOW TO INTRODUCE YOURSELF AS AN ARTIST

SUNDAY 4 OCTOBER : ART ENCOUNTERS (PART I)
10: 00 : WELCOME SPEECH
10: 30 – 12: 30 ART EXHIBITION AT THE INTERNATIONAL: AN AFRICAN PRESENCE
1: 30 – 3: 30 ROUND TABLE: CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS IN CAMEROON
4: 00 – 6: 00 ROUND TABLE: ARTISTIC TRAINING IN CAMEROON, SITUATION AND PERSPECTIVES
6: 00 CLOSING

MONDAY 5 OCTOBER : ART ENCOUNTERS (PART II)

11: 00 WELCOME
11: 30 – 1: 00 ROUND TABLE: WOMEN AND ARTS IN CAMEROON
2: 00 – 4: 00 ROUND TABLE: BUYERS’ AND COLLECTOR’S VIEWS
4: 30 – 5: 30 CONCLUSIONS PART I AND II

Read about the participating artists, designers and speakers here. You can follow the event online with the hashtag #iamdouala2015