Thursday, 09 November 2023
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Thursday, 09 November 2023
Thu, 12 Oct 2023 from 6pm
THE GARDEN LETTERS OF YVONNE VERA by Tadiwa Madenga
MUSIC NOTEBOOK by Ari Sitas
Chimurenga Factory – 157 Victoria Rd, Woodstock
Thursday, 17 August 2023 from 6pm
Aditi Hunma reviews the launch of Notes for an Oratorio on Small Things That Fall, the latest offering from Ari Sitas
A collection of writing and images on Zimbabwe, edited by Percy Zvomuya
a gedenkschrift for Harry Garuba
This entry in our Chimurenganyana series takes the form of a mixtape […]
decomposed, an-arranged, and reproduced by Ntone Edjabe
WED, 22 FEB 2023 from 6PM
Live on PASS – 14 February 2023, from 6pm
“Grounation Day” marks the landing of Emperor Selassie I in Jamaica on April 21, 1966.
a tribute to the Mystic Revelation of Rastafari
Launching a new collection of writings by the late, great Binyavanga Wainaina
Wednesday, 13 April 2022
The latest addition to the Chimurenganyana series available now
by Dambudzo Marechera
Available now at our online store.
By Dominique Malaquais and Cedric Vincent
The latest addition to the Chimurenganyana series
“There’s no real vocabulary for the non-photographed of apartheid‟ – Santu Mofokeng
RAW Material Company is a Dakar-based centre for art, knowledge and society; […]
A limited Chimurenganyana edition of Even When My Soup-Curlers Slur, I Still Keep the Take by Georgia Anne Muldrow is now available.
Chimurenga and Hangar (Lisbon) present Radio MAC live on PASS 14-21 June 2021, 6pm.
A web documentary, audio-video archive and online cartography, that chronicles continuities and breaks, samples and cuts that link four key moments of Pan-African encounter: Dakar ’66, Algiers ’69, Kinshasa ’74 and Lagos ’77.
Why does it seem that the genocide deniers have perked up? What […]
A limited edition of the iconic FESTAC 77 t-shirt now available.
Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture) was viewed by many during the civil rights […]
In this mix, we decompose, an-arrange and reproduce the sound-world of FESTAC ’77 to address the planetary scale of event, alongside the personal and artistic encounters it made possible.
Exile demands contemplation because it is unavoidably real for those who experience […]
Kwanele Sosibo speaks with Ntone Edjabe about the creation of, and thinking behind, the FESTAC ’77 publication.
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.
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.
Calling all printmakers and paper-peoples! In collaboration with our comrades at Keleketla! […]
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 – we reproduced its music on the page, decomposed and an-arranged.
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.
On 31 May, we hosted the launch of Phehello Mofokeng‘s reflective essay on Lesotho’s greatest band, Sankomota.
448 pages, colour illustrations featuring extensive unseen photographic and archival materials, interviews and new commissions.
The cast list of actors and character who make an appearance in the issue includes everyone from Ché Guevara and psychiatrist, political theorist and Frantz Fanon, to Rashidi Muzele, the assassin who pulled the trigger and many more.
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.
At Performa 2015, the Chimurenga Library took the form of a library-of-people, […]
For the first UK presentation, Chimurenga infiltrated The Showroom’s building in the […]
Presented as part of the exhibition Public Intimacy, Chimurenga Library offered a simple system that […]
Chimurenga Library exhibition at …for those who live in it: Pop-culture politics and […]
An introspective of Chimurenga Magazine Presented in and around the Cape Town Central […]
On January 16, 2001, in the middle of the day, shots are […]
Since its launch in 2011, every edition of The Chronic has engaged with this question: […]
From 11 -13 April, as part of an exhibition hosted by Monash […]
Early in 1977, thousands of artists, writers, musicians, activists and scholars from […]
All my life, I wanted to be either a writer or a […]
An Essay by Achal Prabhala At some point in the 1980s – […]
FOUR GROUND-BREAKING THINGS IN FIVE ISSUES OF CIVIL LINES OR, WAYS TO GET YOUR HEAD OUT OF THE POSTCOLONIAL SAND
an essay by Vivek Narayanan [Note: while preparing this piece, I benefited greatly […]
July 2008 The premiere issue of Black Images: A Critical Quarterly of Black […]
Spearman… Lance Spearman – the name synonymous with the intrepid hero of […]
by Nancy Rose Hunt Beginning nearly fifty years ago, in 1968, Kinshasa […]
by Peter James Hudson November 2010 Spear: Canada’s Truth and Soul Magazine launched […]
An Essay by Lesego RampolokengMay 2008 Down from a couple years beyond […]
An Essay by Ivan VladislavićMarch 2008 I joined Ravan Press as a […]
An Essay by Mike Abraham2008 Germiston station has a very long platform. […]
Forgive me if the facts are screwed, Y days were heady and chaotic. I […]
Chimurenga returned to Paris for a 5-day intervention and installation at La Colonie we […]
Can a past that the present has not yet caught up with […]
For our first UK presentation, Chimurenga will infiltrate The Showroom’s building in […]
“Exile demands contemplation because it is unavoidably real for those who experience […]