Our objective is:
• the carrying on of a business involved in trading, production, promotion and training in a broad range of art forms and arts administration
Our aims are to:
• support the development of Afrikan heritage art and artists
• Acknowledge contributions of Afrikan heritage artists historically, contemporary and emerging
• produce and market work created by Afrikan heritage artists
• support the work of organisations involved in the production of work by Arikans across the Diaspora
• plan, organize and promote events, projects, conferences and other activity that benefit Afrikan heritage and other artists
• represent the interest of Afrikan heritage by engaging with; appropriate local and regional structures, strategic partnerships, and with other bodies, institutions and individuals whose activities impact on the arts
• Create both paid and volunteering opportunities for those interested in pursuing a career in the arts as a creative or an administrator.
Projects delivery mechanism
The House of AMAU operates as four semi-autonomous ‘rooms’ through which all projects are delivered. There are currently about half a dozen projects at various stages of development.
• AMBA Publications (literature & publishing) Lead - Ngoma Bishop
• Morningside Music (productions and recording) - vacant
• Anansi Dramatic (theatre & drama) Lead - vacant
• Ultra-Promo (live events) Lead - Douglas Williams