On Wednesday 28th of July, Dr. Grzegorz Skorny and Prof. Aleksandra Lukaszewicz Alcaraz from Academy of Art in Szczecin paid official visit to representatives from the Technical University of Mombasa, via Courtesy Call with Prof. Peter Gichangi, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic, Research and Extension). Other participants of the meeting were from the team of Dr. Wanyenda Chilimo.
During the meeting both institutions were present, Technical University of Mombasa and Academy of Art. The participants discussed future areas of collaboration based on the signed Memorandum of Understanding, containing research and international mobility of staff and students.
After the meeting, the Chair of Department of Communication Studies showed guests from Academy of Art in Szczecin around the campus of Technological University of Mombasa, especially the laboratories for photography and television broadcasting.
The meetings at the university were followed by a study tour to the Swahilipot, the artistic hub located near Fort Jesus. Arafat… from Swahilipot presented its history, vision, and mission, explaining different areas of engagement with 23 artistic projects around the year (some monthly, some annually, some irregular.) The Swahilipot is working closely with Technological University of Mombasa and is supported by, among others, National Museums of Kenya.