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Female Ejaculation Workshop - live on PASS in Mexico City!

Female Ejaculation Workshop – live on PASS in Mexico City!

(read Spanish version below)

with Diana J. Torres aka Pornoterrorista and guests,

and with sound manipulations by Constanza Piña

THU Oct 19, 21:30 local time Mexico City

For centuries medical science has been the enemy of of the body and sexuality of women, silencing anatomic realities and pathologizing everything that doesn’t fit in the phallocratic and heteronormative, binary division of gender roles.

This workshop aims at revealing one of the most controversial aspects of vaginas: their ejaculation. And at the same time advocates the recognition of the organ that produces it: the prostate.

With a lot of humor and in a didactic and queer feminist combative way, we’ll be exploring the sound cosmos of female ejaculation and learn to play the game.

Tune in for this extraordinary and extracurricular episode of THINGS THAT GO IN AND OUT OF THE BODY – a program curated by Max Jorge Hinderer Cruz for the PASS landing in Mexico City.



con Diana J. Torres aka Pornoterrorista e invitadas,

con intervenciones sonoras de Constanza Piña

JUE 19 de octubre a las 21:30 hora local Ciudad de México

Durante siglos, la ciencia médica ha sido el enemigo del cuerpo y la sexualidad de las mujeres, silenciando realidades anatómicas y patologizando todo lo que no encajara dentro de los parámetros de la falocracia y la heterosexualidad y de los roles binaristas de género.
Este taller pretende desvelar uno de los aspectos más controvertidos de la sexualidad de los coños: su eyaculación. Y al mismo tiempo hacer un alegato por el reconocimiento del órgano que la produce: la próstata.

De forma didáctica, llena de sentido del humor y desde una visión feminista y combativa exploraremos el cosmos sonoro de la eyaculación femenina y entraremos en juego.

Ven online para este extraordinario y extracurricular episodio de COSAS QUE ENTRAN Y SALEN DEL CUERPO, programa de PASS al vivo desde Ciudad de México, 18-22 de octubre

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Pan African Space Station lands in Mexico City


From 4 October – 26 November 2017, the Pan African Space Station (PASS) will land at Museo Tamayo, Mexico City. For 8 weeks, the PASS studio will function as “ecole du soir” (evening school) – a meeting place, a classroom, and laboratory where different worlds will converge. The radio programming explores the ancient supercontinent of Gondwana, contemporary South Atlantic exchanges and Afro-Mexican cultures – it is also a public research platform toward a forthcoming edition of the Chimurenga Chronic on these …  ( continue reading

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Listen: A Conversation with Prof. Taban Lo Liyong


On Friday 18 August 2017, Chimurenga hosted a public dialogue and recording session with the writer, poet, teacher and revolutionary Taban Lo Liyong.  Taban Lo Liyong (born 1936) is an acclaimed South Sudanese and Ugandan author who works fluidly between poetry, prose and literary criticism. Having obtained a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Iowa, USA (1968), where he is a Fellow of the International Writers Workshop, he has taught in universities around the world – from Uganda, Kenya, Papua …  ( continue reading

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Listening to Coltrane Week 2017

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I want to be a force for real good. In other words, I know that there are bad forces, forces that bring suffering to others and misery to the world, but I want to be the opposite force. I want to be the force, which is truly for good. – John Coltrane (1926-1967) 17 -21 July was Coltrane Week on Pan African Space Station. From 18:00 – 20:00 every evening, we invited listeners to tune into the PASS stream for …  ( continue reading

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‘Angazi, but I’m Sure’ Public Lectures


Listen to a selection of thought-provoking public lectures from faculty members of ‘Angazi, but I’m Sure’, Session 2 of the RAW Academy at RAW Material Company, Dakar conceived and directed by Chimurenga. “Angazi, but I’m sure” is a common South African phrase simply meaning “I don’t know, but I am sure”. It is a deliberately self-contradictory phrase that is usually spoken in prelude to a reply. The respondent is uncertain – of what they “know”. Or, perhaps, they are certain, but …  ( continue reading

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Jeffery Allen in Conversation with Bongani Kona


On Wednesday 31 May 2017, Chimurenga hosted an intimate dialogue and recording session with special guest Jeffery Renard Allen, facilitated by Bongani Kona. American poet, essayist and novelist Jeffery Renard Allen is the author of five books, including the widely celebrated novel Song of the Shank (2014), which is a take on the life of Thomas Greene Wiggins, a nineteenth century African-American piano virtuoso and composer who performed under the stage name Blind Tom. Allen is also the author of …  ( continue reading

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Stories About Music in Africa presents: iKhambi with Nduduzo Makhathini & The Cure Collective


Recorded live at Chimurenga HQ (Cape Town) in April 2017, the eighth installment of Stories About Music in Africa presents Nduduzo Makhathini and The Cure Collective, featuring Makhathini on keyboard, Justin Bellairs on saxophone, Shakeel Cullis on bass and Asher Gamedze on drums. This installment takes it’s name from Makhathini’s latest project ‘iKhambi’, which is a quest for healing through sound. Positive vibration to the universe is at core of Makhathini’s vision for the music and his compositions speak to his …  ( continue reading

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The Legacy of FESTAC ’77: A Sonic Exploration


On 19 May 2017, streamed live as part of Online Radio Festival 2017, the Pan African Space Station presented an hour-long exploration into the seminal Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC 77) held in Lagos, Nigeria in 1977. Speaking to Chimurenga‘s ongoing research into the legacy of FESTAC 77, this mix is a historical-critical sonic presentation interrogating issues of place, exile and nationhood, and the confrontations and intersections of ideas on culture, politics and identities. The …  ( continue reading

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Stories About Music In Africa: Ingoma Yomzabalazo with iPhupho L’ka Biko


Recorded live at Chimurenga HQ, Cape Town, in February 2017, this installment of Stories About Music in Africa presents iPhupho L’ka Biko, featuring band leader, composer and bassist Nhlanhla Ngqaqu, Miseka Gaqa (vocals), Athamacwera Ngcaba (trombone), Ludwe Danxa (keyboard) and Lumanyano Mzi (drums). Stories about Music in Africa is an ongoing project of the Pan African Space Station.  ( continue reading

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Listening to PASS in Cairo


Revisit recorded sessions from the Pan African Space Station (PASS) landing at the library of Contemporary Image Collective (CiC) in downtown Cairo, Egypt. Over four days, PASS in Cairo became an improvisational platform for research and deeper explorations into imagined and imaginary borders, featuring live readings, performances and conversations with Chimurenga collaborators in the city. Featured is Hassan Khan, joined in conversation with cultural entrepreneur Yasmine Allam and cartoonist Andeel, on his sci-fi novella ‘Twelve Clues’, as well as a …  ( continue reading

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