Climate Change In Africa: Africa Speaks & Connects.


Climate Change In Africa: Africa Speaks & Connects.


The Heinrich Böll Foundation (HBF) Southern Africa Office will hold a visual arts exhibition depicting climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation opportunities in Africa at the 16th Conference of Parties (COP16) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to be held in Cancun, Mexico, from 29 November to 10 December, 2010.

Eligible visual artworks: photographs, paintings, collages, and multimedia artworks that can be exhibited using audio visual equipment.

Themes: Impact of climate change on Water Security, Food and Agriculture, Gender, Health, Natural Resources and Biodiversity in Africa.

A photograph of the artwork must be submitted, in the highest resolution/quality as follows:

  • Image format: JPG or Bitmap, 300+ dpi, minimum size 3 MB.
  • Video format: All formats, max 12 min, high resolution, up to 100MB (upload via

Send to: Tigere Chagutah ( by 22 October 2010, or if more than 5MB, via free upload site: to the same address.

Owners of selected works will be notified by 29 October 2010.

  • COP16 Website:
  • COPArt is a collaboration between artists, scientists and activists in preparation for, and in response to, the COP17 climate change negotiations which will be taking place in South Africa in 2011.
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