How do we get Africans to respect artists?

With guests
DJ Elly Chuva, Roberta Annan, Sonia Lawson

Episode notes

In Africa, being an artist doesn’t carry the same prestige as other professions.

Transcript

One of the worst things you can say to an African parent is: I don’t want to be a doctor, lawyer or accountant. I want to be an artist!

In Africa, being an artist doesn’t carry the same prestige as other professions. But musicians, painters, filmmakers, and designers all have a huge influence on the way the world sees Africa.

In this episode, Claude Grunitzky talks to an invest...

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