The Global South Arts and Health seek to recognize emerging professionals, leading experts, community leaders, practitioners, innovators, advocates, activists, creative influencers, policymakers, philanthropists, scholars, educators, curators, cultural producers, entrepreneurs, healthcare professionals, scientists, and researchers who are contributing to the growing evidence of the healing power of arts in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The Arts Envoy embodies the value of promoting arts and health practices, equity, education, collaboration, scientific research, and inspiring sustainable creative health programming in their communities, home country, and around the world.
They are poised to advance education, scientific research, and interdisciplinary practice of arts in health, creative art therapy, and community-based art engagements in the Global South (Africa, Asia, and Latin America) through a wide range of collaborations, community projects, cultural exchanges, workshops, exhibitions, Performances, and Plenary presentations.
- This award confers on you a life-long recognition as a Global South Arts and Health Envoy.
- You will have the opportunity to present your work at the Global South Arts and Health Week in Qatar in 2024 and beyond.
- Opportunity for Global Collaboration.
- You will be given a certificate of Recognition during the annual International Convening of the Global South Arts and Health Week.
Applicants should demonstrate leadership, influence, and impact in any of the following areas.
- Arts and Health Advocacy and Activism
- Arts and Health Philanthropy
- Arts and Health Research and Policy
- Arts and Health Education and Training
- Arts and Health Technology and Innovation
- Arts and Health Creative Practice (Community Engagement)
- Arts and Health Leadership, Administration and Management
- Applicants should be born or working in Africa, Asia, or Latin America or Of African, Asian, and Latin American descent but living in the diaspora.
- Applicant lives in the diaspora (Global North but has ancestry affiliation to Africa, Asia, and Latin America that is yet to be discovered.
- Applicants should fill out and submit a written application in English language.
- Applicants should submit a reference letter from an authority figure who is conversant with his or her work ( Mentor, Project Collaborator, Community leader, University Professor, Professional Colleague, a leader in the Private, public, or Non-Profit Sector.