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FESTAC 77 BOOK – OUT NOW

Early in 1977, thousands of artists, writers, musicians, activists and scholars from Africa and the black diaspora assembled in Lagos for FESTAC ’77,,, To many, too many, FESTAC sounded like cacophony – we reproduced its music on the page, decomposed and an-arranged.

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Monday Blues for Sandile Dikeni

Join us in celebrating the life and work of our dearly departed brother and comrade, the poet, journalist and griot of liberation struggles.

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RIP Sandile Dikeni

Rest in peace Sandile Dikeni – poet, brother, comrade, a voice of truth and dissent and long time contributor to Chimurenga. We pay respect with this archive of his writing published by Chimurenga.

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RIP Binyavanga Wainaina

Binyavanga Wainaina was a friend, a Chimurenga founding father, an award winning writer, author, journalist, chef, lover, a literary revolutionary and an inspiration. We pay tribute.

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The Chronic: Who Killed Kabila

On January 16, 2001, in the middle of the day, shots are heard in the Palais de Marbre,the residence of President Laurent-Désiré Kabila.

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FESTAC ’77 – the Book and LP soon come!

Early in 1977, thousands of artists, writers, musicians, activists and scholars from […]

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Chimurenga Named Winner 2018–20 Jane Lombard Prize for Art and Social Justice

The New School’s Vera List Center for Art and Politics announced Chimurenga […]

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Pree Under Pressure

WHITE WOMEN’S TEARS – plenty flowed at the launch of the first […]

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Chronic Circulations Bibliography

The new addition of the Chronic asks: What is the African imagination […]

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On Circulations and the African Imagination of a Borderless World

Unify us don’t divide us unify us don’t divide us Unify us […]

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The Invention of Zimbabwe: Chronic launch in Harare

       This and other stories available in the new issue of […]

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PASS in Harare

From 9 – 12 November, the Pan African Space Station (PASS) landed […]

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Doctor Philip Tabane Lives On

We give thanks and praise to enigmatic, innovative seer and composer-band leader […]

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Chimurenga Library on Circulations

The Chimurenga Library is an ongoing invention into knowledge production and the […]

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“THE INVENTION OF ZIMBABWE” JHB LAUNCH

 Join us in welcoming the new issue of Chronic with Kudzanai Chiurai, […]

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Denderah Rising with Georgia Anne Muldrow + Thandi Ntuli Quartet + The Monkey Nuts live in Jo’burg

“Sound is defined by vibrations that travel through the air or another […]

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The Invention of Zimbabwe – New edition of Chimurenga’s Chronic available now!

14 November 2017. News breaks of a coup d’état underway in Zimbabwe. […]

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The Chimurenga Library: Who Killed Kabila – catalogue now available

The Chimurenga Library is a research platform that seeks to re-imagine the […]

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Corpse Exhibition and Older Graphic Stories

The Corpse Exhibition and older graphic stories – a special issue of […]

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Download Chimurenga Magazine

Available editions include: Chimurenga 6: “Orphans of Fanon” (2004) Chimurenga 7: “Kaapstad! (and Jozi, […]

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