Show-me live is the new formula of the Show-me platform designed to support and promote and promotion of emerging artists from French-speaking Africa.
At a time when identitarian closure and standardization are more and more present, Show-me live is a platform, a bridge for building links, sharing skills and creating together. The cultural particularities of each other are put forward as assets for renewal.
Based on the experience of its first two editions (2018 and 2020) and after a pause for reflection caused by the pandemic, Show-me live has been rethought as a tailor-made and long-term mentoring process. For five months, four young African solo African solo or duo artists will be supported in the creation of their show, in accordance with professional standards, with a view to being presented on international stages.
To familiarise the Show-me winners with the particularities of international stages, both artistically (sound, image, stage performance) and economically
To open a dialogue between African artists and their Afro-descendant and European peers. To offer tailor-made workshops on both continents
Create and develop a network between existing African platforms, Show-me and European music professionals. To highlight cultural entrepreneurs with innovative approaches
A three-step personalized accompaniment
A three-step personalized accompaniment Preparation of a 50-minute performance through a series of video-conference meetings between the winners and the “coaches”
Creative residency (one week) in the winner’s city with workshops for other local artists