The 2nd Cultural Compounds presentation:
IS AFRICAN IDENTITY LOST IN TRANSLATION?
Saturday 7th July 2018
University of London
Cultural Compounds is a series of one day symposiums exploring how the cultural and the personal conditions of African diasporic society relate to current practices and theories, our knowledge of the past and contribute to our aspirations for the future.
The event in London this year will include keynote presentations, conversations, debates and performances to explore how the word ‘Black’ translates currently in various art and cultural forms and what the drivers are for these.
On 7th July the following panellists drawn from cultural theorists, activists, arts practitioners and artists from UK and abroad will be present:
Zena Edwards (Performance Poet)
Patrice Naiambana (Actor)
Coco Mbassi (Singer)
Larry Achiampong (visual artist)
Hassan Aliyu (visual artist)
Alieu Bah (visiting poet and youth activist from The Gambia)
Bibi Bakare Yusef (Cassava Republic – publisher)
Rasheda Ashanti Malcolm (novelist and magazine publisher)
Minna Salami ‘aka’ Ms Afropolitan (cultural theorist)
Louisa Uchum Egbunike (Lecturer in English at City University)
Onyekachi Wambu (Director of A.F.F.O.R.D.)
- Keynote to be confirmed
The event if free for City University students.
For more information and to book tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cultural-compounds-is-african-identity-lost-in-translation-tickets-34937970410–
City University of London
Funded by ACE England
Hosted by City University, London
Organsiers: African Writers Abroad, The Watch-Men Agency, Picture Bright