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After New York in October 2019, and in the spirit of the trans-continentalism (aka Black World) of the event, we return to Dakar to celebrate the release of Chimurenga’s new publication on FESTAC ’77 – in collaboration with RAW Material Company.
Kinshasa Chronicles is a richly textured encounter featuring seventy artists, most of whom belong to a very young generation, telling tales of one of the world’s most vibrant creative hubs.
My quest for an explanation for this omission in my history education made me appreciate the magnitude of the crime… for the struggle against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting. – Santu Mofokeng
Kids are becoming priests, because if you are touched or you can see or whatever, these kind of churches, charismatic, big churches, people turn towards looking at ancestors, they turn to the Bible, they turn to look at whatever, because politics: basically were beaten.
“There’s no real vocabulary for the non-photographed of apartheid‟ – Santu Mofokeng
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.
Which “they”? Which “one”? What “secrets” are you talking about? Oh! Come on! Cinema taught us long ago that there is always a secret in a laboratory and that evil-minded people are planning to get hold of it.
Rotimi Fani-Kayode died 29 years ago (21 December 1989), in exile, after […]
Perfect, perfect, you have solved the problem for me, we have deconstructed the idea of National Theatre. We have taken the national and thrown it in the dust bin.
The Nigerian superstar bandleader Fela Anikulapo-Kuti hosted a covert summit meeting in the summer of 1977.
Since its launch in 2011, every edition of The Chronic has engaged with this question: […]
From January 15 to February 12 1977, thousands of artists, writers, musicians, […]
In a testament to Cheikh Anta Diop, Boubacar Boris Diop raises radical views on creative writing, a challenge to what he laments as our literary Sahara.
From 11 -13 April, as part of an exhibition hosted by Monash […]
PASS founder, a composer and musician Neo Muyanga highlights the currents and […]
From 11 -15 December 2016, the Pan African Space Station transmitted live […]
On 1 October 2009, Pan African Space Station hosted Udaba at The […]
In April 2018, PASS welcomed back Georgia Anne Muldrow and her […]
Was Festac 77 curated by Esu Elegba? Akin Adesokan’s faction explores art […]