Kindoki est un film de court-métrage basé sur un jeune garçon appelé Placide aux côtés de sa petite sœur Rosie , qui vivaient avec leurs mère à Paris , avant d’être envoyé à leurs tante à Londres . Luttant pour les élever , leur mère Mariam pensé que ce serait Continue reading “Kindoki: Nouveaux court-métrage Congolais”
Please check out this powerful spoken word piece by the winner of Miss Congo UK
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Community Arts North West has recently delivered a new and unique Congolese Heritage project called Lisapo – The Congolese Tales (funded by Heritage Lottery Fund).
Lisapo focused on the narrative oral histories and cultural traditions of the Congolese community which has been migrating to Britain since the late 1980’s as a result of the destabilisation of the country and consequent civil war.
The project also includes the Lisapo oral histories archive which is available for the public to access at the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Archive at Manchester Central Library, and the North West Sound Archive.
Extracts from the oral history recordings are available on-line through the Community Arts North West and Lisapo websites at: http://lisapotales.wordpress.com/oral-histories/ and http://can.uk.com/archive/lisapo-oral-histories/
The films of the Lisapo performance provide a fantastic educational tool for sharing the heritage of this new and vibrant community and are available to view on the CAN website at:
We hope you watch and enjoy the multiple resources that are now available through this project.
Returning to London for its second edition, 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair brings the African art world to an international stage. Notable participating galleries include October Gallery, Taymour Grahne Gallery, and ArtLab Africa, among others, and mediums range from sculptures and installations, to paintings and multimedia works. As a forum for showcasing African artists and projects related to Africa, 1:54 highlights the latest offerings and insights into the growing market for African art.
1. When? Where? How?
1:54 takes place October 16th–19th at Somerset House, London, open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the fair.
2. Why visit?
In its second edition, 1:54 is unique in that it is designed for promoting African art and African-related projects. Showcasing work from 27 galleries, 1:54 offers an inside look at the innovations and contemporary movements emerging from Africa. In addition, it will include an extensive educational and artistic program curated by Koyo Kouoh, curator and founding director of RAW Material Company, a center for art in Dakar. The programming will include lectures, film screenings, and discussions between leading curators, artists, and art advisors.
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