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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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a half century thing & because the night

Come join us at our factory to launch Lesego Rampolokeng’s A Half Century Thing and Stacy Hardy’s Because the Night. There’ll be readings from the writers and records selected by Boeta Gee. Copies of the books plus Chimurenga publications are available to buy. Hosted in collaboration with Black Ghost Books and Pocko Books. Visit the […]

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African Cities Reader Three is Out Now

The African Cities Reader is a biennial publication that brings together contributors from across Africa and the world to challenge the prevailing depiction of urban life on the continent and redefine cityness, Africa-style. It is a joint creation of Chimurenga Magazine and the African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town. The third […]

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