Trace In the City, a prominent cultural and creative education initiative, is delighted to announce the revival of its highly anticipated campus tours.
John Kaveke to headline 'Trace In the City' campus tour at Technical University of Kenya
John Kaveke to lead Trace In the City campus tour kickoff at Technical University of Kenya
In collaboration with the British Council, these tours aim to provide enriching opportunities for young individuals to delve deeper into the inner workings of the cultural and creative industries while fostering knowledge-sharing experiences.
These campus tours serve as a unique platform for students to engage with industry experts, participate in masterclasses, and network with professionals in the field.
The overarching objective is to advocate for the creative industries as vital and viable sectors, offering valuable insights into career pathways and opportunities within these dynamic fields.
Joyce Nzovu, Arts Project Manager Kenya at the British Council, emphasized the initiative's significance:
"We aim to equip young individuals with the tools to navigate cultural and creative industries, fostering a deeper understanding of career possibilities and contributing to a broader understanding of our impactful work in fostering the arts and promoting employment in the creative sector in the country."
Key objectives of the Trace campus tours
- Strengthening Understanding:
- Provide young people with the tools and knowledge to navigate the cultural and creative industries.
- Foster a deeper comprehension of industry dynamics and career possibilities.
- Advocacy Through Engagement:
- Advocate for the creative industries by facilitating masterclasses, networking opportunities, and storytelling through radio and social media campaigns.
- Highlight the significance and potential of careers in the cultural and creative sectors.
- Visibility for British Council Arts Programs:
- Increase the visibility of the British Council's arts programs, opportunities, and platform partners.
- Shine a spotlight on the diverse range of initiatives offered by the British Council, contributing to a broader awareness of their impactful work.
Transformative experiences await
The campus tours will commence at the Technical University of Kenya in Nairobi with a creative industry masterclass led by John Kaveke, a renowned Kenyan creative whose designs epitomize individualism, strength, and artistry.
With over 15 years of expertise in the fashion industry, his stunning masterpieces have graced international platforms of Fashion Week Events across the globe.
Other institutions on the Trace in the City calendar include Egerton University, Mount Kenya University Thika, and Moi University Eldoret.
Each campus tour promises to be a transformative experience, shaping the future of aspiring individuals in the cultural and civic sectors.
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