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Pass Me the Microphone w/ Rehana Zaman

Rehana Zaman draws on black women’s experiences of activism, immigration and race relations in ‘That’s Life’, a two-part audio work developed for Pass Me the Microphone. Part conversation, part song, voice and music, ‘That’s Life’ reflects on the ways in which groups, organisations and systems, inscribe racialised and gendered roles within society.

Part one features a conversation with Dr Gail Lewis, a sociologist who specialises in psychosocial studies of race and gender. Gail was a long standing member of Brixton Black Women’s Group and a co-founder of the Organisation for Women of African and Asian Descent (OWAAD). She has worked on the European Journal of Women’s Studies and Feminist Review and recently trained as a psychodynamic psychotherapist.

In part two Justice for Domestic Workers, a campaigning group calling for justice and rights for Britain’s foreign domestic workers, present a radio ballad framed around their precarious immigration status and efforts to pass the Life in the UK citizenship tests.

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Pass Me the Microphone w/ Hardeep Pandhal

Video cut-ups and conversation about Hardeep’s research into processes of translation, uneasy humour and his interest in stories of identity and difference.  ( continue reading

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Pass Me the Microphone w/ Junior Boakye-Yiadom

riddim upon rhythm tracks!   ( continue reading

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PASS Me the Microphone w/ Phoebe Boswell

Stories and sounds from the Swahili coast… sampling Binyavanga Wainaina’s How to Write about Africa.  ( continue reading

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Pass Me the Microphone with Bryan Gee

“Talkin’ and playin’ tunes that have influenced me as a kid til now” joined by Kodwo Eshun.  ( continue reading

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PASS in London: Pass Me the Microphone

How many mics do we rip on the daily? Many many many! For the PASS happenings in London, curators Amanprit Sandhu and Hansi Momodu-Gordon have programmed “A Cypher for the 21st Century” which considers third generation communities within the UK and expanded, multiple identities. Over to them to say more: For PASS sessions we will present five unique segments in which we pass the mic to artists and musicians foregrounding Creole identities, collective consciousness and nonlinear story telling. Acknowledging Sound Systems as ritual space and alternative …  ( continue reading

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PASS landing at The Showroom, London

In the first week of October 2015, PASS presented a live broadcasting programme of music, interviews and events with Chimurenga collaborators in London including musicians, journalists, writers, curators and filmmakers. Participants included Chimurenga (Ntone Edjabe, Graeme Arendse and Ben Verghese), The Otolith Collective (Kodwo Eshun and Anjalika Sagar), Sorryyoufeeluncomfortable (Mahamed Abdullahi, Nadeem Din-Gabisi, Deborah Findlater, Laurél Hadleigh, Jacob V Joyce, Rabz Lansiquot, Nyasha Mangera-Lakew, Anni Movsisyan, Yusuf Musse, Salina Popova and Imani Robinson) and Pass Me the Microphone (Amanprit Sandhu and Hansi …  ( continue reading

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Friday 9th October programme

Day-eve 3’s runnings: sorryyoufeeluncomfortable set us off with Nyasha Lake Wangara and Ewuraba (Radz) Hama Lansiquot looking at Oscillations Over Oceans effect electronic music made in and out of Africa. The Otolith Collective introduce Ayesha Hamed to travel at the speed of thought with Kodwo Eshun and chart Black Atlantis crossings, with Drexiya was a starting point for this technotheory. Kemang Wa Lehulere takes time out of his London stay (and exhibition at Gasworks) to perhaps pick up on a story of …  ( continue reading

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PASS POP-UP & The Chimurenga Library at The Showroom in London

From 7 – 11 October 2015,  The Pan African Space Station teamed up with The Showroom and The Otolith Collective to land our pop-up studio. This was done as part of The Chimurenga Library. Featured contributions include Agency for Agency, The Otolith Collective, Christine Eyene, Shabaka Hutchings, Dego (2000 Black), Kinsi Abdullah (Numbi Arts), Pass Me the Microphone (Amanprit Sandhu and Hansi Momodu-Gordon), sorryyoufeeluncomfortable, John Akomfrah, Teju Adeleye, Phoebe Boswell, Paul Bradshaw, Ekow Eshun, Anthony Josephs, Michael McMillan, Christian Nyampeta, George Shire, …  ( continue reading

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PASS Studio Kabako

Roger Young on Studio Kabako More, more, more… Future in Mahala SPACE 2: Launch Tuesday, October 5th, 2010. Images by Sydelle Willow Smith Flamme Kapaya walks onto stage under cover of almost darkness, in a red sequined tail coat holding a double necked electric guitar. He sits on a low stool and begins to play a slight tinkling spacey guitar sound that sways sideways like planets in orbit. The rest of the band filter onto stage; his bassist is dressed …  ( continue reading

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