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PASS landing at the CiC Library, Cairo

From 17 -19 February 2017, the Pan African Space Station landed in the library of Contemporary Image Collective (CiC) in downtown Cairo. PASS in Cairo featured live readings, performances and conversations with Chimurenga’s collaborators in the city, including Hassan Khan, Amanda KM, Mohamed Abdelkarim, Amado Alfadni, Adham Hafez, Shatha El Deghady, Magdy El Shafee, Amira Hanafi and many more. […]

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Reform and Revolution: The Destruction of the University

In the fall of 2015, universities across South Africa were engulfed by fires ignited by students’ discontent with the racial discrimination and colonialism that still defines the country’s institutes of higher education. The protests broadcast on televisions around the world were neither without precedent nor without parallel. The University in Africa, and indeed South Africa, […]

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The Chimurenga Library (with PASS pop-up) at Performa, New York

Through next week, we’ll occupy the Performa 15 Hub in New York with the Chimurenga Library. This multi-tiered programming platform takes the form of a library-of-people, bringing together a broad spectrum of collaborators and literal bodies of knowledge in an improvised, pop-up library which also functions as radio studio and market. The Chimurenga Library engages trade as […]

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The Chimurenga Library at The Showroom, London.

For our first UK presentation, Chimurenga will infiltrate The Showroom’s building in the form of The Chimurenga Library, collaborating with The Otolith Collective to insert our worlds into the existing frameworks, functions and structures of the space without displacing its everyday activities. For the first week The Chimurenga Library will play host to PASS with a live broadcasting programme […]

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Pan African Space Station POP-UP at Fondation Cartier, Paris

Pan African Space Station POP-UP at Fondation Cartier, 261 boulevard Raspail, 75014 Paris: 17 – 19 September 2015, broadcasting live 16:00 – 22:00 (CET). From September 17 – 19, the Pan African Space Station (PASS) will POP-UP inside the gallery of Fondation Cartier, Paris with live programming that explores the past-present-future of Congolese music cultures. […]

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