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IMAGI-NATION NWAR in PARIS – SUN, 09 MAY 2021

Day 5 of Imagi-nation Nwar, a live broadcast from Lavoir Moderne Parisien, Goutte d’or, Paris

 

2:30pm – The premiere of The Africans – Act 2, a radio play by Christian Nyampeta

4pm – listening through the record collection of Sarah Maldoror with Pascale Obolo, Anna Tje and Annouchka de Andrade

6pm – a live performance by Cheikh Tidiane Fall and Tommie McKenzie

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IMAGI-NATION NWAR in PARIS – SAT, 08 MAY 2021

Day 4 of Imagi-nation Nwar, a live broadcast from Lavoir Moderne Parisien, Goutte d’or, Paris 2pm – Screening of Les Saints Et Les Anges and Zatrap/Le piege (Elsie Haas) 3pm – In conversation with Elsie Haas 4pm – Music as a site of memorialising – a sonic lecture with Franck Biyong 5:30pm – The premiere of The Africans – Act 2, a radio play by Christain Nyampeta 7pm – live showcase of Gwo Ka featuring Henri Poitou dit Toutoul, Rony …  ( continue reading

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IMAGI-NATION NWAR in PARIS – FRI, 07 MAY 2021

Day 3 of Imagi-nation Nwar, a live broadcast from Lavoir Moderne Parisien, Goutte d’or, Paris 2pm – Screening of Solitaire a micro ouvert and La vieille quiloboise et le majordome (Julius Amedee Laou) 3pm – Brice Ahouno expands the soundtrack beyond the screen, with Wasis Diop and Roger Raspail 5:30pm – Digging into the FRench reggae scene with Maboula Soumahoro  ( continue reading

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IMAGI-NATION NWAR in PARIS – THURS, 06 MAY 2021

Day 2 of Imagi-nation Nwar, a live broadcast from Lavoir Moderne Parisien, Goutte d’or, Paris 2pm – Screening of La noiraude 2:30pm – Zouk as aesthetics of black transnationalism, with Marie Julie Chalu and guests 4pm – Hamedine Kane digs deeper into the sonic archives of black radicalism in Paris 5pm – Live cross-over to the markets of Lomé with Elom 20ce  ( continue reading

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IMAGI-NATION NWAR in PARIS – WED, 05 MAY 2021

Day 1 of Imagi-nation Nwar, a live broadcast from Lavoir Moderne Parisien, Goutte d’or, Paris 2pm – Entering the sonic archives of black radicalism in the francophone world 4pm – The Paris-based afro/astrosonic network with Blaise N’Djehoya, DY Ngoy, Yebga Likoba and Cheikh Tidiane Fall  ( continue reading

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IMAGI-NATION NWAR – a PASS session in Paris, 5-9 May 2021

imagi-nation nwar – a PASS broadcast from Paris, 5-9 May 2021 Lavoir Moderne Parisien (35 rue Leon, Goutte d’or) From 2pm daily. Listen at panafricanspacestation.org.za Presented by Chimurenga with: Blaise N’Djehoya; Marie-Julie Chalu; DY Ngoy; Yebga Likoba; Cheikh Tidiane Fall; Fabienne et Véronique Kanor; Hamedine Kane; Elom 20ce; Brice Ahounou; Wasis Diop; Roger Raspail; Pascale Obolo; Julius-Amedee Laou; Jean-Jacques Dufayet; Maboula Soumahoro; Elsie Haas; Amandine Nana; Franck Biyong; Hemle Boum; Christian Nyampeta; Christelle Oyiri; Célia Potiron; Anna Tje; Annouchka de …  ( continue reading

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PASS landing at La Colonie, Paris

  Chimurenga returned to Paris for a 5-day intervention and installation at La Colonie. From December 13 – 17, 2017, we installed a live radio station and a research library, and hosted talks, screenings and performances that asked ‘Who Killed Kabila?’, as the starting point for an in-depth investigation into power, territory and the creative imagination. The equation was simple: the length of a Congolese president’s reign is proportional to his/her willingness to honour the principle that the resources of …  ( continue reading

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PASS Pop-up in Paris

From September 17 – 19 2015, the Pan African Space Station (PASS) Pop-up was installed inside the gallery of Fondation Cartier, Paris with live programming that explored the past-present-future of Congolese music cultures. This intervention was a part of the exhibition Beauté Congo – 1926-2015 – Congo Kitoko. Participating artists in the PASS Pop-UP in Paris included Ray Lema, Elikia M’bokolo, Syllart Records, Afrikaada Magazine, Baloji, Shenguen Shegue, Kongo Astronauts, Christine Eyene. Contributions will also be beamed in from New York, Montreal …  ( continue reading

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Kongo Music, African Pop Music with Binetou Sylla

C’est soir: Binetou Sylla avec the producer Charles Tabu, singer Lodia H2O, and Charlotte Kalala. Discussing Koffi Olomide and and and… Final hour live of PASS Pop-Up in Paris. Lock in for the finale. Still time to ndombolo. Friday featured a stack of Syllart records and some with Binetou Sylla guiding us from Paris-Kinshasa-Baranquilla with Yondo Syster from Soukous Star, guitarist Dally Kimoko and DJ Yannick Do. Thursday’s focus: Congolese rumba. History lessons avec Nico, Franco, Tabu Ley and co. DJ, broadcaster, label-boss Binetou Sylla …  ( continue reading

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PASS in Paris: Syllart Records

Established in 1978 by Senegalese producer Ibrahima Sory Sylla, Syllart Records is an independent label who cover a range of styles, primarily focused on music made in west Africa. Artists include Miriam Makeba, Franco, Tabu Ley Rochereau, Orchestra Baobab, Orchestre Poly-Rhytmo de Contonou, Salif Keita, Ismael Lo, and the catalogue of fabled label Editions Syliphone Conakry. For our PASS Pop-UP in Paris we welcome producer, DJ and Syllart label-boss Binetou Sylla. syllartrecords.com facebook.com/syllartrecords      ( continue reading

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