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From 5-9 May 2021, Chimurenga’s Pan African Space Station (PASS) will land at Lavoir Moderne Parisien in Goutte d’or, Paris, to imagine, re-examine and re-circulate sonic archives of black radicalism in the francophone world.
A Festac 77 Mixtape featuring Randy Weston, Mandla Langa, Carlos Moore, The Blue Notes, Keorapetse Kgositsile, Michael McMillan, Miriam Makeba, Gilberto Gil, Tabu Ley Rochereau, Ray Lema and of course, Fela Kuti (voiced by Kolade Arogundade).
From 23 – 25 October 2019, Chimurenga will install its Pan African Space Station (PASS) at The New School’s Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries, New York City.
Recorded in the darkness and unpredictability of load shedding, Dumama & Kechou invited Madala ‘Bafo’ Kunene, along with Madosini, for an intimate performance at the Chimurenga Factory.
Whatever Zimbabwe is, and is becoming, already exists in the sound-worlds produced in the region.
A few years ago, while researching the political history of Congo/Zaire/Congo via the country’s music archive, particularly through the output of Luambo Makiadi aka Franco, we turned to the legendary record collection of “Jumbo” Donald Vanrenen.
This installment of Stories about Music in Africa features Shabaka Hutchings and The Brother Moves On, recorded at the Chimurenga headquarters in Cape Town.
“Sound is defined by vibrations that travel through the air or another medium and can be heard when they reach the ear.
From 9 – 12 November, the Pan African Space Station (PASS) landed […]
Through next week, we’ll occupy the Performa 15 Hub in New York with the […]
For our first UK presentation, Chimurenga will infiltrate The Showroom’s building in […]
Pan African Space Station POP-UP at Fondation Cartier, 261 boulevard Raspail, 75014 […]
The Pan African Space Station presents Floating Points (featuring Globalise Yourself Stereo) […]