Nafasi Art Space believes in furthering and enriching human potential through the medium of contemporary art. It is a vibrant art centre and platform for artistic exchange in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where contemporary visual artists and performing artists come together to create, learn, inspire, exhibit and perform. Nafasi Art Space hosts the Nafasi Academy for Contemporary Art, artist studios, and dynamic spaces and programmes for creation of and participation in the arts. Nafasi offers regular artistic and public programmes including training and workshops, art talks, and public events, such as film screenings, exhibitions, concerts, festivals, and art fairs. Nafasi also supports other artists and arts organisations across Tanzania via its FEEL FREE grant and incubation programme, as well as an artists’ residencies.
Rebecca Mzengi Corey is the Director Emeritus of Nafasi, serving as Executive and Artistic Director from April 2016 through January 2023.