iphupho l’ka biko
We are very pleased to host a deep listening of “Azania”, the debut ep of the almighty collective IPHUPHO L’ KA BIKO.
Discourse by Nhlanhla Ngqaqu & Tumi Pheko of Iphupho, in conversation w Masixole Mlandu & Zizipho Bam; Selections by Manjik Mak; Word-sound by Tongue Twisters & Kitso Seti.
From 6pm at Chimurenga Factory (157 Victoria Rd, Woodstock). Free entry.
Pan African Space Station is pleased to announce the return of iPhupho L’ka Biko to the Chimurenga Factory (157 Victoria Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town). Thursday, 31 March 2022 Doors open from 7pm, with limited capacity. R150 presale (bookings here) R180 at the door For further information: firstname.lastname@example.org | +27 21 447 1119
In our opening session we present a conversation between contemporary musicians who actively draw on the archive to directly inform their music and artist practice, along with audio pieces from each participant. With: Neo Muyanga, Asher Gamedze, Masello Montana and Nhlanhla Ngqaqu (iPhupho L’ka Biko). Neo Muyanga is a composer, theorist and activist who is engaged in a multi-focal exploration of protest music that spans from how protest songs played a key role in South Africa’s liberation to the role …
iPhupho L’ka Biko and Pan African Space Station present QAMATA PULA, an ancestral invocation collapsing past, present and future, over three days at the Chimurenga Factory (157 Victoria Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town). iMbewu / Seeds – Thursday, 3rd December The many ancestors and living ones who preceded us planted seeds that allow us to dream different dreams. We pay tribute to the likes of Miriam Makeba, Madala Kunene, Busi Mhlongo, Stimela, Kutu and others who created condtions for us to …
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.