What is PAWA 254?
Over the past 8 years, PAWA 254 has built an authoritative network of social conscious artists – a young generation of bold artists and activists audaciously following their hearts in the hope of a better country and region, inspired by the arts. Since inception, over 30,000 young people have been trained and nurtured in the creative arts through PAWA254
Through our community membership and partnerships, we seek to amplify our regional and global impact. The 2019 PAWA254 ARTivism Community Membership cycle is NOW OPEN! If you are a champion of art and its capability to transform the fundamentals of society, passionate about positive social change, we welcome you to join a vibrant community of ARTivists who are changemakers.
By completing this membership form, you are agreeing to be contacted about PAWA 254.
Who is a PAWA 254 Community Member?
A PAWA254 community member is a creator/artist/activist who uses their artwork/creativity for positive social change. A community member has a chance to gain either skills or access to a network of professionals in their field through trainings, workshops and events; has access to knowledge resources; and be part of a community of like-minded creators/artists/activists purposed to use bold, artistic expression to both empower themselves and the wider society economically and creatively, thus contributing to the shaping of our community’s socio-economic and political landscape.
Artists include – poets, graffiti artists, dancers, content creators, bloggers, writers, musicians, painters, sculptors, filmmakers, cartoonists, photographers, illustrators, animators, designers, playwrights, producers.
Activists include – grassroots/emerging, established, social media influencers, community mobilizers, volunteers.
Why should you become a PAWA 254 Community member?
Being a part of the community means: active involvement or interest in art (in its various forms) for social change, having a profile or a portfolio of work, and willingness to contribute some time for PAWA 254 social change projects.
Community Member Benefits
- Access PAWA 254 Hub and its resources (Wednesdays and Fridays):
- Library use (working hours) and Wi-Fi access
- Access to the Rooftop on availability (9.00am-6.00pm)
- Garden space for event hosting on availability (50% discount),
- Mageuzi theatre space use at a 30% discount for up to 2 hours
- Stand to gain skills and network in their field through access trainings, workshops and events
- Form part of a community of like-minded creators/artists/activists purposed to use bold, artistic expression to both empower themselves and the wider society economically and creatively, thus contributing to the shaping of our community’s socio-economic and political landscape
Process / Procedure:
- Register here.
- Pay an annual registration (commitment) fee of KES 1,000
Become a PAWA 254 community member TODAY! Sign up here!