CHALE WOTE 2018 Program

chale wote 2018 poster
CHALE WOTE 2018 Poster


The 8th Annual CHALE WOTE Street Art Festival

Accra, Ghana

August 20th – 26th


ACCRA [dot] ALT and REDD KAT Pictures announce the eight Annual CHALE WOTE Street Art Festival which will be held August 20 – 26,  2018.


The 2018 Festival Abstract (PIDGIN)

Para-Other be phenomena, e be tin we go fi use take change how yaanom do tins wey we no dey fi move. E be mind tin. E dey like shortwave radio wey we go fi take travel anywhere. Para-Other check like some state wey we no sheda be human – we turn som oda tin. We dey use am link Black pipol for every corna for dis earth. E be some code, e san be sound we no hear before but e dey here already. Para-Other be new way to think den open space wey wana humanity evolve pass ein current state. Para-Other be deh place we wan link oda Black People for earth, so say we go fi create wanna own world. Para-Other be key, you for find your own.

Download the official press release here

CHALE WOTE 2018 Schedule. August 20-24.

CHALE WOTE 2018 Schedule. August 25+26

DAY 1: Monday August 20, 2018

Venue: Brazil House

Day of ReMembering 3-6PM

Shika Shika Art Fair 6-9PM


DAY 2: Tuesday August 21, 2018

Venue: Folkspace, National Theatre

ALT LABs: Workshops 12-1PM

MUSIC SKILLSHARE  Workshop with Danielle Kyengo O’Neill (South Africa)

The LABs – Panels on:

Women in Music Making. 1-2PM

Street Art Aesthetics 2-3PM

The Architecture of Performance 3-3:45Pm

Film Screenings. 4-6PM

DJ Mixer with Būjin / Danielle Kyengo O’Neill (South Africa). 6-7PM


DAY 3: Wednesday August 22, 2018

Venue: Folkspace, National Theatre

ALT LABs: Workshop

Lingual Labyrinth: Vocal-Poetry Workshop with Karen Lee (Canada)1-2PM

Live drawing Workshop with Lesley Asare (UK). 2-4PM

The LABs – Panels discussion:

EL Warcha (Tunisia) 1-2PM

Justice Collective/Justice Collective (South Africa) 2-3PM

Film Screenings. 3-4PM

The Northern Experience. 4-8PM 


DAY 4: Thursday August 23, 2018

1-9pm. Venue: Kukun

Alt Labs: Workshop

Workshop with Cleo Lake. 1:30-2:30PM

The LABs

Panel on photography and digital art. 12-1PM

Panel on performance art and video art. 1-2Pm

Purple Harmattan poetry anthology presentation by Elikplim Akorli. 2-2:30PM

Panel: Panel with the psychology of performance art. 2:30 – 3PM

Film Screenings. 3-5:45PM

DJ Mixer with Sensei Lo.5:45-6:15PM

Film Screening. 6-7:30PM

Sabolai Radio Theatre and Acoustic Night. 7-10PM


DAY 5: Friday August 24, 2018

Film LABs with The Wits School of Arts (WSOA) 1-3PM

Venue: Kukun

Masquerade Jam

6-10pm. Venue: National Theatre


DAY 6 & 7: Saturday August 25 – Sunday August 26, 2018

Main Festival

200+ Ghana-based and international artists. 10 locations to witness visual arts exhibitions + installations. 4 music and performance stages. Accra Cookout – 30 vendors in delicious food and drinks. Oblatsoobi Market – handmade fashion, design and crafts. Live historical tours of James Town. Extreme Sports Stunt Park. AND SO MUCH MORE

12-10PM. Venue: James Town


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