Music Notebook is at once a scrapbook, a bildungsroman, a playlist and a diary of Ari Sitas’ decade-long collaboration with the Insurrections Ensemble.
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decomposed, an-arranged and reproduced by Ntone Edjabe
A mediation on skin, violence, and the limits of citizenship in a country where black lives have long been brutally (mis)handled.
A selection of never-published essays by Dambudzo Marechera with an afterword by writer Tinashe Mushakavanhu
“Home is where the music is” is drawn from Keorapetse Kgositsile’s poem […]
La Bibliothèque Chimurenga Une installation et une exposition autour des Études noires […]
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.
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.
Genealogies of the black radical imagination in the francophone world
Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture) was viewed by many during the civil rights […]
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.
Listen to Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, LIVE at The Centre for the Book, Cape […]
“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 –
Chimurenga returned to Paris for a 5-day intervention and installation at La Colonie we installed a live radio station and a research library,
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.
At Performa 2015, the Chimurenga Library took the form of a library-of-people, bringing together a broad spectrum of NYC.
For the first UK presentation, Chimurenga infiltrated The Showroom’s building in the form of The Chimurenga Library, inserting ourselves into the existing frameworks,
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
Reviewed in Frieze Magazine: “The politico-literary collective Chimurenga, primarily a twice-yearly pan-African journal, induced a more productive confusion
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,”
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.
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?
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,
From January 15 to February 12 1977, thousands of artists, writers, musicians, activists and scholars from Africa and the black diaspora descended on Lagos,
Born in 1998 out of a joint partnership between Studentwise, publishers of […]
Unir Cinéma: Revue du Cinéma Africain was the first periodical entirely devoted […]
First published in 1980 by Christopher van Wyk and Fhazel Johennesse, Wietie […]
Published in 1954, Two Tone, a quarterly of Rhodesian poetry, signified a radical […]
Described as “a magazine of new writing in Zimbabwe,” Tsotso‘s mandate was […]
“The myth of the internationalism in art must be exploded.” – Rasheed Araeen Third […]
Greg Tate has spent the last two decades formulating a critical language […]
“Inspire. Educate. Celebrate.” “Inspire. Educate. Celebrate.” With these words, the founders of […]
The editorial in the first issue of The Cricket spells out the […]
The guiding concept behind The Book of Tongues is the impossible. In […]
Named after Thelonious Monk’s classic, Straight No Chaser was a fiercely independent […]
Borrowing its name and image from township slang for black youth who […]
Spear: Canada’s Truth and Soul Magazine launched in Toronto in 1971 with […]
“This slim booklet contains dynamite,” wrote Policy in its 1966 review of […]
In 1974 Barbadian poet Kamau Braithwaite summarized the overlapping realities, the cross-cultural […]
Inspired by the growing, vibrant global community of pan African artists and […]
The post-independence era in Ghana saw the rapid rise of a new […]