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Another Africa | Global African Art Exhibitions May 2014

Another Africa’s art exhibition picks this May around the globe from Abidjan, Berlin, Cape Town, Dakar, Kampala, Los Angeles, New York, and more contemporary Africana abounds.  [button style="btn-info btn-lg" align="left" type="link" target="false" title="See their full list" link="http://www.anotherafrica.net/news/exhibition/global-art-exhibitions-may-2014-edition"]
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Event: The Power of Film to Transform Lives and Communities

Pidgin Perfect have teamed up with African film researcher Natalia Palombo, in an exciting collaboration with the British Council's Connect ZA project, and Creative Scotland to deliver the project, The Power of Film to Transform Lives and Communities: A Festival of African Storytelling, Film & Design, as part of World Design Capital 2014 in Cape Town this May. From Johannesburg to Cape Town…
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African Metropolis: Six Stories from Six African Cities

May 2014 will see the launch of African Metropolis at cinemas in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The compilation of six short fiction films, set in six major African cities, tells urban tales about life in African metropolises. Screenings start on 9 May at The Bioscope in Johannesburg and on 30 May at Labia…
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Adama in Wonderland: Photography Exhibition on African mega-cities

Closes January 31st 2014 Goethe-Institut, Johannesburg 119 Jan Smuts Avenue Off Newport Road Parkwood 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa Renowned Nigerian photographer Akinbode Akinbiyi has for some years focused his output on mega-cities, especially those on the African continent, including work on Cairo, Lagos and Kinshasa. The body Adama in Wonderland, was…
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THE FUTURE WEIRD: Supra-Planetary Sovereigns

This November, the Future Weird returns loaded with the retro tropes of science fiction to pay tribute to space-age prophets, musicians and messiahs. We start with John Akomfrah’s The Last Angel of History, which packages historic Black sci-fi as a futuristic Pan-African venture. When it swaps techno-centric experiments for cosmic…
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AFRIKAMERA 2013 – FILM FESTIVAL

On Tuesday 12th November, the 2013 edition of the African Film Festival AFRIKAMERA based in Berlin will open for almost a week of screening and events ! Entitled Re-imagining Africa, the festival focuses on issues, perspectives and Utopias of Contemporary African Cinemas. The theme of emigration and identity runs like…
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African Creative Economy Conference

This week hundreds of African creative delegates descend to Cape Town for the Arterial Network's African Creative Economy Conference. The African Creative Economy Conference brings together some of the continent's leading thinkers, academics, cultural producers, and experts in music, dance, theatre, visual arts, heritage and museums, design, fashion, craft, festivals…
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Meaning Motion

How does movement perform (or make) meaning? This question is asked by two highly innovative interactive digital artists, Tegan Bristow and Nathaniel Stern, in the exciting new exhibition, Meaning Motion, at the Wits Art Museum. Stern and Bristow’s art incorporates cutting edge technologies like Microsoft Kinect. The appearance of the…
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