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Courtesy of Bernard Akoi Jackson
Courtesy of Bernard Akoi Jackson

Arts Lounge Africa, Grahamstown, South Africa, 30 June 2018 – 4 July 2018

ARTS LOUNGE AFRICA is a platform for live art, conversations with artists, and exhibitions that is activated during the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, South Africa. It is organized and hosted by the Arts of Africa and Global Souths research team at Rhodes University (www.ru.ac.za/artsofafrica). 

Saturday 30 June 2018 

14:00 – 15:00              PERFORMANCE BY BERNARD AKOI JACKSON

15:00 – 16:00              IN CONVERSATION WITH IGSHAAN ADAMS

(Standard Bank Young Artist Award Winner)

Chaired by Andrew Mulenga 

Sunday 1 July 2018 

14:00 – 15:00              PERFORMANCE BY AFRICAN SOCIAL SCULPTURE COOPERATIVE

14:30 – 16:00              IN CONVERSATION WITH THE AFRICAN SOCIAL SCULPTURE COOPERATIVE

“Performance, social sculpture and activism”

Aaron Mulenga, Dylan McGarry, Rachel Baasch and Stary Mwaba   

Monday 2 July 2018 

14:00 – 15:00              Walkabout of the Converge exhibition

Curators Brünn Kramer and Ruth Simbao

Raw Spot Gallery

15:00 – 16:00              SCREENING: JELILI ATIKU Chaired by Stephen Folárànmí 

Tuesday 3 July 2018 

14:00 – 14:30              PERFORMANCE BY SAMKELA STAMPER

14:30 – 16:00              IN CONVERSATION WITH WALLEN MAPONDERA AND MOFFAT TAKADIWA

Chaired by Lifang Zhang and Barnabas Muvhuti 

Wednesday 4 July 2018 

14:00 – 14:30              PERFORMANCE BY AKISSI BEUKMAN

14:30 – 16:00              IN CONVERSATION WITH BERNARD AKOI JACKSON

Chaired by Ruth Simbao 

Venue: 5 Rhodes Avenue (corner of Lucas Avenue), Grahamstown 

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Source:  Rhodes University

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