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Chimurenganyana: La Discotheque De Sarah Maldoror (March 2023)

decomposed, an-arranged and reproduced by Ntone Edjabe

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Chimurenganyana: You Look Illegal by Paula Ihozo Akugizibwe (Feb 2022)

A mediation on skin, violence, and the limits of citizenship in a country where black lives have long been brutally (mis)handled.

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Chimurenganyana: The Fear and Loathing Out of Harare by Dambudzo Marechera (Dec 2021)

A selection of never-published essays by Dambudzo Marechera with an afterword by writer Tinashe Mushakavanhu

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Chimurenganyana: Home Is Where The Music Is by Uhuru Phalafala (September 2021)

“Home is where the music is” is drawn from Keorapetse Kgositsile’s poem […]

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Paris

La Bibliothèque Chimurenga Une installation et une exposition autour des Études noires […]

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Chimurenganyana: Even When My Soup-curlers Slur, I Still Keep the Take by Georgia Anne Muldrow (June 2021)

A limited Chimurenganyana edition of Even When My Soup-Curlers Slur, I Still Keep the Take by Georgia Anne Muldrow is now available.

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WHO KILLED KABILA II (APRIL 2019)

So, who killed Kabila? The new issue of the Chronic presents this query as the starting point for an in-depth investigation into power, territory and the creative imagination by writers from the Congo and other countries involved in the conflict.

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IMAGI-NATION NWAR (APRIL 2021)

Genealogies of the black radical imagination in the francophone world

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Chimurenganyana: Becoming Kwame Ture by Amandla Thomas-Johnson (Oct 2020)

Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture) was viewed by many during the civil rights […]

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CHRONIC APRIL 2013 ENDLINE

This piece originally featured in the Chronic (April 2013 edition), available here. Stories range from […]

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Chimurenga 07: Kaapstad! And Jozi the Night Moses Died (July 2005)

This piece first appeared in Chimurenga 07: Kaapstad! And Jozi the Night […]

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FESTAC 77 BOOK (Oct 2019)

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 Nigeria’s 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.

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Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – LIVE at Centre for The Book, Cape Town

Listen to Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, LIVE at The Centre for the Book, Cape […]

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Dakar

“Angazi, but I’m sure” is a common South African phrase. In English it means: “I don’t know, but I am sure”. It is a deliberately self-contradictory phrase that is usually spoken in prelude to a reply –

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Paris

Chimurenga returned to Paris for a 5-day intervention and installation at La Colonie we installed a live radio station and a research library,

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Helsinki

In April and May 2016, Chimurenga installed the Chimurenga Library and pop-up radio station Pan African Space Station in the the Kallio Library in Helsinki.

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New York

At Performa 2015, the Chimurenga Library took the form of a library-of-people, bringing together a broad spectrum of NYC.

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London

For the first UK presentation, Chimurenga infiltrated The Showroom’s building in the form of The Chimurenga Library, inserting ourselves into the existing frameworks,

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San Francisco

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

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Eindhoven

Reviewed in Frieze Magazine: “The politico-literary collective Chimurenga, primarily a twice-yearly pan-African journal, induced a more productive confusion

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Cape Town Central Library

Presented in and around the Cape Town Central Library from May 2 – June 21, the project embodied the proposition evoked by the title by “finding oneself,”

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Who Killed Kabila

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

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New Cartographies

Since its launch in 2011, every edition of The Chronic has engaged with this question: when will the new emerge – and if it is already here, how do we decipher it?

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Comics & Lower Frequencies

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,

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Panafest

From January 15 to February 12 1977, thousands of artists, writers, musicians, activists and scholars from Africa and the black diaspora descended on Lagos,

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Y MAGAZINE (THE FIRST 5 ISSUES)

 Born in 1998 out of a joint partnership between Studentwise, publishers of […]

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UNIR CINéMA

Unir Cinéma: Revue du Cinéma Africain was the first periodical entirely devoted […]

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WIETIE

First published in 1980 by Christopher van Wyk and Fhazel Johennesse, Wietie […]

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TWO TONE

Published in 1954, Two Tone, a quarterly of Rhodesian poetry, signified a radical […]

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TSOTSO

Described as “a magazine of new writing in Zimbabwe,” Tsotso‘s mandate was […]

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THIRD TEXT

“The myth of the internationalism in art must be exploded.” – Rasheed Araeen Third […]

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THE UN-COLLECTED WRITINGS OF GREG TATE

Greg Tate has spent the last two decades formulating a critical language […]

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THE LIBERATOR MAGAZINE

“Inspire. Educate. Celebrate.” “Inspire. Educate. Celebrate.” With these words, the founders of […]

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THE CRICKET – BLACK MUSIC IN EVOLUTION

The editorial in the first issue of The Cricket spells out the […]

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THE BOOK OF TONGUES

The guiding concept behind The Book of Tongues is the impossible. In […]

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STRAIGHT NO CHASER

Named after Thelonious Monk’s classic, Straight No Chaser was a fiercely independent […]

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STAFFRIDER

Borrowing its name and image from township slang for black youth who […]

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SPEAR

Spear: Canada’s Truth and Soul Magazine launched in Toronto in 1971 with […]

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Souffles

“This slim booklet contains dynamite,” wrote Policy in its 1966 review of […]

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SAVACOU

In 1974 Barbadian poet Kamau Braithwaite summarized the overlapping realities, the cross-cultural […]

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REVUE NOIRE

Inspired by the growing, vibrant global community of pan African artists and […]

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OKYEAME

The post-independence era in Ghana saw the rapid rise of a new […]

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MOTO

Moto was founded in 1959 in Zimbabwe’s Midlands town of Gweru as […]

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MOLOTOV COCKTAIL

First published in 2007 Molotov Cocktail initially appeared to be a contradictory […]

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MFUMU’ETO

In the 1990s the self-declared “bedeaste and high priest of painting mystico-African […]

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LAMALIF

Published in Morocco in 1966, Lamalif took its title from two Arabic […]

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L’AUTRE AFRIQUE

As its name suggests, The Other Africa aims to provide a different […]

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