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Search results for " Akin Adesokan"

Festac ’77 – a faction by Akin Adesokan

<p>Was Festac 77 curated by Esu Elegba? Akin Adesokans faction explores art [&hellip;]</p>
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Ibadan, Soutin and the Puzzle of Bowers Tower

<p>The jingle would survive the event, as the poetry of a battle-cry outlives a war, but that eventuality belonged in the future.</p>
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The Invention of Zimbabwe (April 2018)

<p>14 November 2017. News breaks of a coup détat underway in Zimbabwe. Tanks, armoured vehicles and military personnel are seen patrolling the capital, Harare. The images send shock waves through social media, traditional broadcast news networks and diplomatic channels</p>
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We Make Our Own Food (April 2017)

<p>In this issue, we put food back on the table: to restore the interdependence between the mouth that eats and the mouth that speaks, and to delve deeper into the subtle tactics of resistance and private practices that make food both a subversive art and a site of pleasure.</p>
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The Chronic (July 2014)

<p>For the new issue of Chimurengas pan African gazette, the Chronic, the focus is on graphic stories; comic journalism. Blending illustrations, photography, written analysis, infographics, interviews, letters and more, visual narratives speak of everyday complexities in the Africa in which we live.</p>
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Muzmin (July 2015)

<p>In the minds of many, the Sahara exists as a boundary between the Maghreb and Black Africa. History and our lived experience tell a different story. The latest issue of Chimurengas pan African gazette, the Chronic,</p>
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The Chronic (December 2013)

<p>This edition of the Chronic, offers forays into interlaced subjects of power, resistance, protest, mobilisation, mobility and belonging. Marked by an urgency to unsettle divides between opportunism and opportunity, life and liberation, here and there, and then and now-now, the newspaper acts as a platform from which to engage the practices, dilemmas and possibilities of different world.</p>
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African Cities Reader I: Pan-African Practices

<p>In the launch issue Rustum Kozain muses over the cultural and alternative relations built, negotiations and dealings made as a resident of Cape Town (South Africa); Jean-Christophe Lanquetins SAPE Project is captured in a pictorial narrative; </p>
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Chimurenga 14 &#8211; Everyone Has Their Indian (April 2009)

<p>This issue features words and images on the Third World project and links, real and imagined, between Africa and South Asia.</p>
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Chimurenga 15 &#8211; The Curriculum Is Everything (June 2010)

<p>Presented in the form of a textbook, Chimurenga 15 simultaneously mimics the structure while gutting it. </p>
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Chimurenga 12/13 &#8211; Dr Satans Echo Chamber (Double-Issue March 2008)

<p>A double-take on sci-fi and speculative writing from the African world, collectively titled &#8220;Dr. Satan&#8217;s Echo Chamber&#8221; after a dub mix by King Tubby.</p>
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Reproducing Festac 77: A secret among a family of millions

<p>Kwanele Sosibo speaks with Ntone Edjabe about the creation of, and thinking behind, the FESTAC &#8217;77 publication.</p>
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Steal Back the Treasure

<p>In pirating the head of Queen Idia to use it as a logo for Festac 77 , proposes another dissonant route that challenges the very idea of the work of art as unique object.</p>
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NEW IN BOOKSHOP

<p>Early in 1977, thousands of artists, writers, musicians, activists and scholars from Africa and the black diaspora assembled in Lagos for FESTAC 77, the 2nd World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture.</p>
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FESTAC 77 BOOK &#8211; OUT NOW

<p>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 &#8211; we reproduced its music on the page, decomposed and an-arranged.</p>
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FESTAC 77 BOOK (Oct 2019)

<p>Early in 1977, thousands of artists, writers, musicians, activists and scholars from Africa and the black diaspora assembled in Lagos for FESTAC 77, the 2nd World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture. With a radically ambitious agenda underwritten by Nigerias newfound oil wealth, FESTAC 77 would unfold as a complex, glorious and excessive culmination of a half-century of transatlantic and pan-Africanist cultural-political gatherings.</p>
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About Chimurenga Magazine

<p>About Chimurenga Magazine Chimurenga Magazine is a pan African publication of culture, [&hellip;]</p>
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San Francisco

<p>Presented as part of the exhibition Public Intimacy, Chimurenga Library offered a simple system that allowed visitors to connect various items in the stacks at the main branch of the San Francisco Public Library</p>
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Comics &#038; Lower Frequencies

<p>Africa has a long history of comic production that span multiple forms and formats, from popular photocomics such as African Film, produced by Drum in Nigeria,</p>
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San Francisco Public Library San Francisco, US: 24 May 29 June 2014

<p>Presented as part of the exhibition&nbsp;Public Intimacy,&nbsp;Chimurenga Library&nbsp;offered a simple system that [&hellip;]</p>
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Lower Frequencies

<p>Africa has a long history of comic production that span multiple forms [&hellip;]</p>
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GLENDORA REVIEW

<p>Glendora Review was conceived in an atmosphere of intellectual crisis following the [&hellip;]</p>
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CHIEF PRIEST SAY

<p>In an essay titled Roforofo Fight, oppositional politics expert Yomi Durotoye describes [&hellip;]</p>
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FESTAC 77 &#8211; the Book and LP soon come!

<p>Early in 1977, thousands of artists, writers, musicians, activists and scholars from [&hellip;]</p>
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FOUR GROUND-BREAKING THINGS IN FIVE ISSUES OF CIVIL LINES OR, WAYS TO GET YOUR HEAD OUT OF THE POSTCOLONIAL SAND

<p>an essay by Vivek Narayanan [Note: while preparing this piece, I benefited greatly [&hellip;]</p>
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The Invention of Zimbabwe (April 2018)

<p>14 November 2017. News breaks of a coup détat underway in Zimbabwe. Tanks, armoured vehicles and military personnel are seen patrolling the capital, Harare. The images send shock waves through social media, traditional broadcast news networks and diplomatic channels</p>
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Protected: home zim draft 2

<p>There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.</p>
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The Invention of Zimbabwe &#8211; New edition of Chimurengas Chronic available now!

<p>14 November 2017. News breaks of a coup détat underway in Zimbabwe. [&hellip;]</p>
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The Making of the Impossible

<p>Review by GWEN ANSELL October: The story of the Russian revolution China [&hellip;]</p>
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The Divine World of Making Things with My Hands

<p>A conversation with Jackie Karuti by Bongani Kona Jackie Karuti (1987) is [&hellip;]</p>
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We Make Our Own Food (April 2017)

<p>In this issue, we put food back on the table: to restore the interdependence between the mouth that eats and the mouth that speaks, and to delve deeper into the subtle tactics of resistance and private practices that make food both a subversive art and a site of pleasure.</p>
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Calabar Winch

<p>By Akin Adesokan I When the goddess of happy accidents stumbles on [&hellip;]</p>
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THE CHRONIC, APRIL 2017

<p>Food security an industry&nbsp;fuelled&nbsp;by&nbsp;massive material resources and expert knowledge aimed&nbsp;ostensibly&nbsp;at managing [&hellip;]</p>
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The Second German Chronic is Here

<p>The second German-language edition of the Chronic takes up the theme of&nbsp;new [&hellip;]</p>
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The Making of Mannenberg

<p>By John Edwin Mason On a winters day in 1974, a group [&hellip;]</p>
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The Amazing Career of Passport Number B957848

<p>By Akin Adesokan (For Larry Siems &amp; Aimee Liu) I The wait [&hellip;]</p>
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Roger and Me

<p>Akin Adesokan writes in exaltation of the game of tennis, the sheer [&hellip;]</p>
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Timbuktu: An Old African Saying

<p>The gazelle for me symbolises beauty and grace, Sissako told the Bloomington audience. Then, he added, Beauty will save the world, </p>
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Muzmin (July 2015)

<p>In the minds of many, the Sahara exists as a boundary between the Maghreb and Black Africa. History and our lived experience tell a different story. The latest issue of Chimurengas pan African gazette, the Chronic,</p>
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Authority Stealing in Nigeria

<p>Akin Adesokan confronts the real world of Nigerian politics and comes to [&hellip;]</p>
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Breaking the Rules Beautifully

<p>by Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire. Breaking the rules attracts implications, Jennifer. I overhear British [&hellip;]</p>
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Between Worldliness and Exile Homelessness and Cosmopolitanism

<p>With essays by Akin Adesokan, Imraan Coovadia and Ngugi wa Thiongo bound together,  Sean O&#8217;Toole examines idiosyncratic writing [&hellip;]</p>
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The Chronic (July 2014)

<p>For the new issue of Chimurengas pan African gazette, the Chronic, the focus is on graphic stories; comic journalism. Blending illustrations, photography, written analysis, infographics, interviews, letters and more, visual narratives speak of everyday complexities in the Africa in which we live.</p>
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The Chronic (July 2014)

<p>For the new issue of Chimurenga&#8217;s pan African gazette, the Chronic, the [&hellip;]</p>
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Read the Chimurenga Chronic in German

<p>A special German-language edition of Chimurenga&#8217;s pan African gazette, the Chronic is [&hellip;]</p>
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Method After Fela

<p>by Akin Adesokan   &#8220;You reckon a guy just goes and cuts [&hellip;]</p>
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Im Not An African Writer, Damn You!

<p>by Akin Adesokan One is an African writer, or rather one becomes [&hellip;]</p>
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The Chronic (December 2013)

<p>This edition of the Chronic, offers forays into interlaced subjects of power, resistance, protest, mobilisation, mobility and belonging. Marked by an urgency to unsettle divides between opportunism and opportunity, life and liberation, here and there, and then and now-now, the newspaper acts as a platform from which to engage the practices, dilemmas and possibilities of different world.</p>
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The Chronic (December 2013)

<p>The new edition of pan African quarterly, the Chronic, offers forays into [&hellip;]</p>
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Neo Africanus: In Teju Coles World

<p>Teju Cole, author of the award winning book Open City, recently announced [&hellip;]</p>
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