2013, Fri, Oct 04

Geographies of Collaboration I

Resources in the Space Age

Special Edition Stamp on occasion of the Bandung Conference, 1955

Special Edition Stamp on occasion of the Bandung Conference, 1955

Pop culture has always been a hybrid, a promising potential and, in the best case, ahead of its time. In the product of that which appears to be new, influences and the exertion of influence can be traced only with difficulty.

Program: THU 03.10. | FRI 04.10. | SAT 05.10.2013


By a twofold detour across the Black Atlantic, mainly after World War Two, African music revolutionized European pop culture. Meanwhile, music from Africa continues to reach us under the label of “world music.” It is hastily internationalized according to a hard-to-define concept, and in this sense universalized. On this day, the imaginary, biographical and theoretical source material of diverse pop genres will be repeatedly revisited.


Discussions with Garnette Cadogan, Rangoato Hlasane, Keyti, Bongani Madondo, Charles Tonderai Mudede


Film screenings in the framework of the conference day:
The Nine Muses + Archie Shepp à Alger


Conference:

15h: Charles Mudede, Garnette Cadogan, Kader Attia

17.30h: Break

18h: Bongani Madondo

19h: Keyti Melakh, Rangoato Hlasane

22h: Police Beat (Film)


Program: THU 03.10. | FRI 04.10. | SAT 05.10.2013