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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 library as a laboratory for extended curiosity, new adventures, critical thinking, daydreaming, socio-political involvement, partying and random perusal. Curated by Chimurenga, it offers an opportunity to investigate the library and the archive as conceptual and physical spaces in which memories are preserved and […]

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Corpse Exhibition and Older Graphic Stories

The Corpse Exhibition and older graphic stories – a special issue of the Chronic, has won the 2017 Nommo Award for Best Speculative Fiction Graphic Novel by Africans. The Nommo Awards, founded in 2016 by the African Speculative Fiction Society (ASFS), recognise the finest fantasy or science fiction works by Africans. The ASFS is a […]

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Download Chimurenga Magazine

Available editions include: Chimurenga 6: “Orphans of Fanon” (2004) Chimurenga 7: “Kaapstad! (and Jozi, the night Moses died)” (2005) Chimurenga 8: “We’re All Nigerian!” (2005) Chimurenga 9: “Conversations in Luanda, and Other Graphic Stories…” (2006) Chimurenga 10: “Futbol, Politricks and Ostentatious Cripples” (2006) Chimurenga 11: “Conversations with Poets Who Refuse to Speak” (2007) Chimurenga 12/13: “Dr Satan’s Echo Chamber” (2008) Chimurenga 14: “Everyone […]

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THE CHRONIC, APRIL 2017

Food security – an industry fuelled by massive material resources and expert knowledge aimed ostensibly at managing the world’s food crisis – has shaped how we think about food. Driven by development discourse, and fed by a global food regime wherein the very systems meant to feed us, starve us, its focus, especially when it comes to Africa, is large […]

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“Angazi, but I’m sure”: A Raw Académie Session

RAW Material Company is a Dakar-based centre for art, knowledge and society; concerned with curatorial practice, artistic education, residencies, knowledge production, and archiving of theory and criticism on art. From 3rd April to 26th May 2017, Chimurenga will be partnering with RAW to host the RAW Académie: a tuition-free residential experiential study programme for artistic and curatorial […]

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