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Cedric David, Speaker (Session 8) at the Bogotá 2014 ISPA Congress, April 7-12, 2014, What the Arts Move. View the full Schedule of Events.
Cedric David | Speaker
Markets of the Arts in Colombia
As of 2002, David has dedicated his work to management and international projection of groups and artists such as La Mojarra Eléctrica, Sidestepper, ChocQuibTown, Teto Ocampo, Richard Blair, among others. He is the director and founder of agencies CECOM MÚSICA and AFROPICKS. As of 2009, CECOM Música is dedicated to booking concerts and tours of Latin America, and organizing concerts and festivals throughout the year. The AFROPICKS project was born in 2013 and focuses on strengthening musical ties between people of African descent in Latin America and artists from Africa. David works with Amadou & Mariam, Sergent García, Novalima, Júpiter, Fatoumata Diawara, Mulatu Astatke, Bonga, David Murray & Macy Gray, as well as Colombian artists such as La Mambanegra and Orange Hill, among others. As a cultural manager, Cédric has developed projects geared towards the development of the music industry in Colombia. He has been an overseer, consultant, advisor and / or jury of organizations and events nationwide. He has also been a lecturer and teacher of cultural industries.