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Pan African Space Station


The Pan African Space Station (PASS) is a music platform on the internet and in venues across the African world.

PASS Radio: a unique freeform radio station streaming cutting edge music live online 24/7. Live Events: throughout the year, PASS plays host to genre-busting music outfits from global Africa dedicated to exploring new musical territory. More here...

......In space since 2008......

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PASS pop-up studio is in orbit! Tune in to the stream to hear sessions from New York, London, Paris and more. Announcements on 2016 landings coming now-now. Check the PASS blog for the latest. Leap here...

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Third Space

Third Space is a collective seeking to unsettle preconceived notions of the other. As cross border transcultural operatives we seek to erase the invisible lines that separate us. Armed with the intangible weapon of sound and the understanding of the power of visual culture,we form cracks in knowledges situated around us. Third Space will be playing truant at the Pan African Space Station agitating new forms of civil (dis)obedience with the echoes of struggles past and present, noise forgotten, remebered …  ( continue reading

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[…] PASS Pop-UP in Paris, Papa Dizzy will be present a mini-concert-lecture with […]... in PASS Pop-UP in Paris [ Tue 12/01 17:42 ]

[…] Eshun of The Otolith Collective/Group (profiled here) and publisher James Currey discuss the Heinemann African Writers Series, George Hallett, Bessie […]... in PASS in London: The Otolith Collective [ Thu 10/12 12:54 ]

[…] things off during the residency was photographer Marilyn Nance, who offered a rollicking commentary alongside her slideshow of shots from FESTAC ’77, a […]... in PASS in NY: Marilyn Nance – FESTAC 77 [ Mon 30/11 23:03 ]

[…] and choreographer Harmony Holiday digs in her Astro/Afrosonics Archive, which weaves poetry, poetics and music, through […]... in PASS in NY: Harmony Holiday [ Sun 15/11 23:55 ]

[…] a discussion on photography with Zachary Rosen and friends. Then poet and choreographer Harmony Holiday digs in her Astro/Afrosonics Archive, which weaves poetry, poetics ... in PASS in NY: Harmony Holiday [ Sun 15/11 17:27 ]

[…] final day of the Pop-up at the Performa Hub in New York. Join us at 47 Walker street at 3pm when Nontsikelelo Mutiti kicks off with ... in PASS in NY: Nontsikelelo Mutiti and guests [ Sun 15/11 17:18 ]

[…] is Hashim Aidi on gnawa: ”Their music is believed to heal people possessed by jinn, or spirits. The rise of this […]... in PASS in NY: Hisham Aidi with Abdi Latif Ega and Rashidah Ismaili Abubakr [ Sun 15/11 02:10 ]