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PASS lands in Cairo

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From 17 -19 February 2017, the Pan African Space Station lands in the library of Contemporary Image Collective (CiC) in downtown Cairo.

PASS in Cairo features live readings, performances and conversations with Chimurenga’s collaborators in the city, including Hassan Khan, Amanda KM, Mohamed Abdelkarim, Magdy El Shafee, Amira Hanafi and many more.

From 3-5 pm daily.

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Revisit moments from the PASS landing in Amsterdam

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From 11 -15 December 2016, the Pan African Space Station transmitted live in Amsterdam from the OBA Central Library. PASS is an experiment in speaking, listening, playing, partying and community, featuring collaborations with artists and rebels whose practices draw from and respond to a variety of contexts; prompting us, through performance, conversation and other forms, to imagine how worlds connect. Listen to Kodwo Eshun further entangling our imaginations with ‘Music of Resilience’, recorded on day two of the intervention. For more from …  ( continue reading

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Mbizo Lives On and On…

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On 30 November 2016, PASS hosted a 24hr live broadcast at Chimurenga HQ in Cape Town, paying tribute to healer, musician, composer and painter Johnny Mbizo Dyani (30 November 1945 – 24 October 1986). Mbizo Day featured music written and/or performed by Johnny Dyani, as well as rare interviews with the artist, comments by people who knew and worked with him, and tributes from people inspired by his life. Revisit moments from this dedication via the Pan African Space Station …  ( continue reading

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PASS in Amsterdam Daily Runnings: Thursday 15 December

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Last day of PASS in Amsterdam! Here’s what to look forward to for today. Stay tuned from 14:00 – 20:00 (GMT+1) here on the Pan African Space Station. We travel the spaceways. Thursday 14 December 14:00 – Charl Landvreugd 15:00 – Aurelie Lierman 16:00 – New Urban Collective w/ INSAYNO 17:00 – Jeannine Valeriano & Maarten Ornstein 18:30 – COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS w/ Amal Alhaag and Maria Guggenbichler    ( continue reading

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PASS in Amsterdam Daily Runnings: Wednesday 14 December

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Day 4 of the PASS landing in Amsterdam commences from 14:00 (GMT+1) from our studio at the OBA Central Library. Today on PASS, we prepare ourselves for the madness and beauty coming up over the next 6 hours. Stay tuned to our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and of course, to our live stream, to keep up with the going-ons of the day. Wednesday 14 December 14:00 – Imagining the African City of the Future w/ Kodwo Eshun, Akinbode Akinbiyi, Sammy Baloji …  ( continue reading

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Luambo Franco Tribute with Faustin Linyekula & Jose Pereelanga

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Luambo Franco Makiadi, simply known to many as Franco, was the founder of the group TPOK Jazz and is considered one of the originators of the modern Congolese sound. Over the course of 40 years, he produced more than 150 albums and 1000 songs. His style of music, a seamless blend of Cuban rumba and Congolese rhythms, can still be heard in popular music across the continent today. Almost 30 years after his death, Faustin Linyekula, accompanied by guitarist Jose Pereelanga, …  ( continue reading

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PASS in Amsterdam Daily Runnings: Tuesday 13 December

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Day 3 of PASS in Amsterdam brings more more more! The PASS live studio will be running from 14:00 – 20:00 (GMT +1) daily until the 15th of December. Today features architects in conversation, sonic experimentation and expression, and more. Tuesday 13 December 14:0o – Redmond Radio 15:00 – Vo Trong Nghia and Kunle Adeyemi 16:00 – Em’kal Eyongapka 17:00 – Luambo Franco tribute with Faustin Linyekula and Jose Pierre Elanga 18:00 – Philou Louzolo 19:00 – Jorgen Unom JG  ( continue reading

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PASS in Amsterdam Daily Runnings: Monday 12 December

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PASS in Amsterdam is underway at the OBA Central Library. This PASS live studio will feature a 5-day programme, running daily from 14:00 – 20:00 (GMT +1), with artists, filmmakers, writers, musicians and rebels whose practices draw from and respond to a variety of contexts; to prompt us, through performance, conversation and other forms, to imagine how worlds connect. Monday 12 December 14:00 – Chandra Frank 15:30 – Ato Malinda 16:00 – Jimmy Rage w/ Bamba Al Mansour 18:00 – Franck Biyong …  ( continue reading

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PASS in Amsterdam Daily Runnings: Sunday 11 December

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PASS in Amsterdam has officially landed! This PASS live studio will feature a 5-day programme, running daily from 14:00 – 20:00 (GMT +1), with artists, filmmakers, writers, musicians and rebels whose practices draw from and respond to a variety of contexts; to prompt us, through performance, conversation and other forms, to imagine how worlds connect. Sunday 11 December 14:00 – PASS opening 15:00 – Kodwo Eshun 16:00 – Nana Adusei-Poku w/ NIC Kay 17:00 – Orpheu The Wizard 18:00 – …  ( continue reading

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PASS in Amsterdam: Kodwo Eshun

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Kodwo Eshun is a British-Ghanaian writer, theorist, lecturer and filmmaker based in London. Along with Anjalika Sagar, Eshun founded the The Otolith Group, a research based artists organisation focused on exploring the moving image, the archive, the sonic and the aural within the gallery context. The Otolith Group have exhibited their works worldwide and are commissioned to develop and exhibit their art works, research and publications by a wide range institutions. This work acts as a resource that is documented on …  ( continue reading

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